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IT Pro News in Review: Record profits in tech, hackers turn to new languages for malware, Amazon's Bitcoin plans
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IT Pro News in Review: Record profits in tech, hackers turn to new languages for malware, Amazon's Bitcoin plans

Catch up on the most important news of the week in just two minutes
30 Jul 2021
Study: Cryptocurrency value spikes encourage more illicit mining
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Study: Cryptocurrency value spikes encourage more illicit mining

Researchers tracked Modero cryptocurrency and illicit mining for nearly three years
15 Jul 2021
El Salvador offers its citizens free Bitcoin
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El Salvador offers its citizens free Bitcoin

Bukele doubles down on crypto commitment with a giveaway
25 Jun 2021
Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters
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Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters

New campaign abused Kubeflow dashboards to install malicious containers
10 Jun 2021
Square and Blockstream to build a solar Bitcoin mining facility
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Square and Blockstream to build a solar Bitcoin mining facility

Solar mining plant will aim to temper concerns of power consumption from Bitcoin mining
7 Jun 2021
What are altcoins and how do they work?
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What are altcoins and how do they work?

The alternatives to Bitcoin explained
21 May 2021
FTC warns of rising cryptocurrency fraud
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FTC warns of rising cryptocurrency fraud

Marked rise in cryptocurrency losses began just as pandemic took hold
18 May 2021
World’s biggest crypto exchange under federal investigation
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World’s biggest crypto exchange under federal investigation

Binance faces money laundering probe by IRS and Justice Department
14 May 2021
New York seeks to ban bitcoin mining over power consumption
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New York seeks to ban bitcoin mining over power consumption

Proposed bill places a three-year moratorium on power-hungry crypto mining operations
6 May 2021
What is Bitcoin?
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What is Bitcoin?

Our guide to the world's most funded cryptocurrency
13 Apr 2021
What is blockchain?
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What is blockchain?

The tech that underpins the biggest cryptocurrency in the world is branching out
5 Jan 2021
What is cryptocurrency mining?
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What is cryptocurrency mining?

We explain how cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are actually made
2 Dec 2020
Steve Wozniak sues YouTube over Bitcoin scam videos
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Steve Wozniak sues YouTube over Bitcoin scam videos

Lawsuit claims YouTube is aware of the Bitcoin giveaway scams but hasn’t taken videos down
24 Jul 2020
Bitcoin scam exposes the personal details of 250,000 people
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Bitcoin scam exposes the personal details of 250,000 people

The UK and Australia represent approximately 93% of users hit by the crypto-scam
1 Jul 2020
Encrypted messaging site Privnote cloned to steal Bitcoin
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Encrypted messaging site Privnote cloned to steal Bitcoin

Criminals aim to redirect users’ Bitcoins using a phishing scam
15 Jun 2020
Coinbase announces the acquisition of Tagomi
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Coinbase announces the acquisition of Tagomi

Coinbase looks to bolster its offerings with the strategic acquisition of Tagomi
28 May 2020
Coinbase will continue as a remote-first company after the pandemic
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Coinbase will continue as a remote-first company after the pandemic

Coinbase becomes the latest tech company to make a permanent shift to remote work
21 May 2020
Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”
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Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”

VMware CEO blasts cryptocurrencies
28 Aug 2019
US court orders alleged Bitcoin inventor to split his hoard
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US court orders alleged Bitcoin inventor to split his hoard

Craig Wright must give half his bitcoins to his former business partner's estate
28 Aug 2019
On this one issue, Trump is absolutely correct
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On this one issue, Trump is absolutely correct

Sometimes the US president’s ramblings are right on the money
12 Jul 2019
Bitcoin news: Major retailers to offer crypto payment option
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Bitcoin news: Major retailers to offer crypto payment option

US customers can now pay for goods at Starbucks, Nordstrom, Whole Foods and others using an app
15 May 2019
Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin
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Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin

The Visa-powered card will convert digital currencies into fiat currencies at point of purchase
11 Apr 2019