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  • Bitcoin Ransom Delivered to Alleged Taiwanese Kidnappers. newsbtc bitcoin news

    Bitcoin Ransom Delivered to Alleged Taiwanese Kidnappers

    Following the kidnapping of billionaire Pearl Oriental Oil chairman Wong Yul-Kwan, it has been reported that the family of the business mogul has allegedly paid nearly $2 million in bitcoin to the men responsible for his capture after they sent repeated threats of physical violence towards their hostage....

    Guest Author | November 1, 2015 | 1:00 am
  • bitcoin extortion plot. bitcoin ransomware. russian banks. illustration. newsbtc bitcoin news

    Bitcoin Extortion Plot Executed on Russian Banks

    At the present time, Russia and bitcoin seem to go together like peanut butter and cottage cheese. It’s not exactly the most wholesome-sounding combination, and right away, our imaginations begin to run rampant. What exactly would such a concoction look like? Even worse, what would it taste like?...

    Guest Author | October 3, 2015 | 11:30 pm
  • BitPay Layoffs Allegedly in the Works. newsbtc bitcoin news

    BitPay Layoffs Allegedly in the Works

    Is BitPay in trouble? Wind has been caught that one of the world’s largest bitcoin payment processors is in the process of performing massive layoffs, and that half its staff will leave its vicinities in order to halt costs and keep up with bitcoin’s current pace. A user...

    Guest Author | September 26, 2015 | 1:00 am
  • IBM: The Blockchain Will Change Business

    IBM: The Blockchain Will Change Business

    Will the blockchain change business operations as we know them? Computer king IBM sure thinks so. In what is a clear instigation that the corporate world is now embracing the technology behind bitcoin, IBM has confirmed that it is further experimenting with the blockchain to focus and improve...

    Guest Author | September 20, 2015 | 2:00 am
  • California Approves Bitcoin for Transactions

    California has now become “Crypto-rnia”. The state’s governor Jerry Brown has approved bitcoin for transactions, thus making California a sturdy haven for digital currency. The news comes following the ratification of a new finance bill originally approved in the summer of 2014.  The bill’s objective was to end...

    Guest Author | January 3, 2015 | 3:36 pm

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