The big bitcoin heist: 600 powerful computers worth US$2 million stolen from Iceland centres

Bitcoin is a kind of digital currency that is not tied to a bank or a government. It has been hugely volatile, posting some dizzying intraday rises and falls over the past year or so. The price of a single bitcoin rocketed to nearly US$ 20,000 late last year and then plunged early this year. On Friday, it was …
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