Business

Bitcoin miners descend on Georgia to mint new currency

Georgia was the site of America's first gold rush in 1828 when miners flocked to the mountains near Dahlonega looking to strike it rich. Nearly 200 years later, a new wave of miners is descending on the state.

Security

Germany closes Russian darknet marketplace Hydra

German police said Tuesday they have taken down Russian-language illegal darknet marketplace Hydra, the largest such network in the world, and seized bitcoins worth 23 million euros ($25 million).

Internet

Bitcoin ETFs: What are they and how to invest in them?

As the price of Bitcoin soared since first being introduced, investors have sought ways to get a piece of the cryptocurrency action. Financial firms have rushed to come up with products that feed investors' crypto appetite, ...

Security

How thieves manage to steal cryptocurrency

US officials announced on Tuesday they had recovered $3.6 billion of bitcoin stolen in a 2016, throwing a light on the scams that surround cryptocurrency.

Business

Bitcoin faces uncertain 2022 after record year

The price of bitcoin hit record highs in 2021 thanks to support from traditional finance, but cryptocurrency specialists are struggling to predict next year's outcome for the volatile sector.

Business

IMF urges El Salvador against using bitcoin as official currency

The International Monetary Fund on Monday warned El Salvador against using bitcoin as official tender given the risks associated with the cryptocurrency, a day after the country announced plans for the world's first "Bitcoin ...

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