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Hackers Stole Millions Through South Korean Bitcoin Exchange

The hackers attacked Bithumb, a South Korean Bitcoin Exchange with thousands of users. The personal data of more than 30,000 customers were stolen through an employee's private computer. The hack took place in February, but Bithumb discovered the digital burglary only on

Someone in 2010 bought 2 pizzas with 10,000 bitcoins — which today would be worth $20 million

Bitcoin is going nuclear. Its price is tearing upward, with each bitcoin worth $2,128 (£1,638) — a little shy of its all-time-high of $2,185 (£1,682) reached earlier Monday morning, according to Business Insider. Just a year ago, it was trading at just

Bitcoin Value Tops Gold For First Time

It closed at $1,268 on Thursday while a troy ounce of gold stood at $1,233, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The current high is being attributed to surging demand in China, where authorities warn it is used to channel money

Lead developer quits bitcoin saying it “has failed”

Bitcoin slid by 10 per cent on Friday after one of its lead developers, Mike Hearn, said in a blogpost that he was ending his involvement with the cryptocurrency and selling all of his remaining holdings because it had "failed", the