'Now Accepting Bitcoin': A Retailer's Guide To Digital Currencies

Digital currencies, such as bitcoin, have dominated headlines recently in almost every sector thanks to the blockchain's disruptive implications, particularly for industries that can benefit from decentralized processes and improved security. The Forbes 50 Fintech 2018 list released last week highlights a …
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Russian scientists arrested for 'mining bitcoin' on supercomputer at nuclear facility

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin do not rely on centralised computers servers. This allows people to provide computer processing power to enable transactions to take place. In return, people can be rewarded in bitcoin. During the Cold War the USSR's first nuclear bomb was produced at Sarov, during …
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Russians arrested for 'mining bitcoin' at nuclear facility

Engineers at Russia's top nuclear research facility have reportedly been detained after they attempted to mine bitcoin on its computers. Several employees at Russia's nuclear centre in the city of Sarov have been detained after making “an attempt to use the work computing facilities for personal ends, …
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'It's never safe to invest in bitcoin,' says Evercore analyst

Bitcoin's volatility has been especially troublesome in recent weeks with concerns over regulatory crackdowns and South Korea's announcement that it was considering a cryptocurrency ban. The popular cryptocurrency dropped below $ 10,000 this week for the first time since November. The price dip, a …
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