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Overstock is set to become the first national brand in America to pay their taxes in bitcoin, according to a press release issued by the firm. The online retailer announced on Thursday that it will “pay a portion of its Ohio state business taxes in bitcoin” using the state’s recently announced crypto-tax paymentRead More →

Cryptography

Cryptography is the art of protecting and breaking secrets. Bitcoin employs a special type of cryptography, called public-key cryptography, in order to facilitate its system of storing and transferring of value. It is through this very mechanism that Janet can keep her bitcoins secure or send some of them to Bob,Read More →

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According to data provided by Coin Metrics, there are an additional 2.04 million Bitcoin Private (BTCP) coins that were covertly premined. Coin Metrics is a company that provides digital currency analysis. The information was released on December 23rd by the cryptocurrency firm. The potential for backlash here is strong and could derailRead More →

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Hackers used a clever new tactic to steal over $800k from the users of a popular bitcoin wallet. Admins of popular Bitcoin wallet, Electrum, are warning users of a phishing attack that tricks its users into downloading a malicious update that steals their passwords. According to ZDNet, these hackers added tens of malicious serversRead More →