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Last Week's Poll Results: PayPal, Digital Currency Integration a Good or Bad Thing?

Can you say landslide? That’s the word that possibly most accurately describe’s last week’s poll. In that poll, we asked: “PayPal integrating digital currency: A good or bad thing?” We thought we might actually have a close race between “yes” and “no”, but that wasn’t the case at all. In total, there were about 700 votes … Continue reading Last Week's Poll Results: PayPal, Digital Currency Integration a Good or Bad Thing?

Bitcoin Community Abuzz Over Ghash.io's Uncomfortably High Hashrate

Fears of a potential 51 percent attack are once again brewing in the bitcoin community with news that mining pool Ghash.io has reached an uncomfortably high hashrate in the past twenty-four hours. The bitcoin subreddit on social sharing website Reddit.com, with over ten shares on the page related to the matter. The pool’s hashrate reached as high … Continue reading Bitcoin Community Abuzz Over Ghash.io's Uncomfortably High Hashrate

Bitcoin Investment Trust Releases Survey: Results Too Optimistic?

The Bitcoin Investment Trust took a survey of “over 1,000 people from Wall Street to Silicon Valley, [for] their thoughts about bitcoin.” The evidence displays a positive correlation between knowledge of Bitcoin and a positive perception of Bitcoin. Of the polled almost half (45%) found out about Bitcoin last year, and 52% claimed to have heard … Continue reading Bitcoin Investment Trust Releases Survey: Results Too Optimistic?


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