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What do y’all think? Would you ever pay someone — or want to be paid — in Bitcoins?
The iPad mini is drawing a lot of praise from developers who want Apple to complete in the mobile gaming revolution.
The future of the top U.S. Bitcoin echange is in doubt after $250,000 in virtual currency was stolen last night.
As CNet reports, an unidentified hacker found and absconded with an unencrypted backup of virtual wallet keys, taking 24,000 bitcoins, each worth just over ten U.S. dollars. It’s the virtual equivalent of leaving your wallet on the cafe table as you go to use the restroom.
A compromised Windows computer is to blame for the theft of 25,000 Bitcoins, which is the equivalent of just under half a million American dollars at current market value, according to a posting on a popular Bitcoin forum Monday.
Investing in and using Bitcoins, a digital currency that can be transferred directly from person to person through the Internet, is a particularly bad idea because it is unstable and is being used as a speculative vehicle. That’s the consensus answer on question-and-answer site Quora.