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Bitcoin's move to mainstream carries new financial risks ...

Blockchain listings to explode in Canada: GMP (Bloomberg)

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Just as we've seen with the current passion for bitcoin , part of that...

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Alberta man to sell home for Bitcoin virtual currency ...

It's not often that Canadian real estate listings make international headlines, but a mid-sized Alberta bungalow has people around the world buzzing today after its owner declared that he would like to sell it -- for Bitcoins.

If successful, 22-year-old entrepreneur Taylor More would be the first person ever to accept the fast-rising virtual currency in exchange for property.

"My home is being...

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What is bitcoin and why is the digital currency surging ...

So what is bitcoin?

It's a fairly new type of currency, not controlled by any government or centrally processed by any bank or company. You can use it to buy things, though...

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Bubble trouble? Bitcoin jumps to $11,000 US — then down to ...

Bitcoin zoomed past $11,000 US on Wednesday and then just as quickly dropped to $9,000, stoking concerns that a rapidly swelling bubble could be set to burst in spectacular fashion.

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How this greenhouse and fish farm operation is fuelled by bitcoin mining

Local company using waste heat from bitcoin miners to operate new business in St. Francois Xavier

Posted: Jan 04, 2018 5:00 AM CT Last Updated: Jan 04, 2018 6:34 PM CT

Myera Group uses waste heat from bitcoin miners to keep their building warm enough to grow plants like lettuce. (Lyzaville...

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Coquitlam RCMP warn of bitcoin phone scam - British ...

Coquitlam RCMP warn of bitcoin phone scam

In a new twist, fraudsters posing as government workers demand payment in the cryptocurrency

Posted: Dec 20, 2017 2:00 PM PT Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017 2:00 PM PT

A visual representation of the digital cryptocurrency bitcoin alongside a selection of fiat currencies. Coquitlam RCMP are warning people about a new scam involving...

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Finally! A primer on cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) you will ...

Scott Stevenson was pretty uneasy the first time be bought bitcoin.

"I thought I'd be shooting myself in the foot a week later for wasting money on computer cash, internet money," he said, laughing.

But two years later, he's a believer. In fact, he's now an architect in a cryptocurrency system, programming peer-to-peer contracts that are paid with digital cash. So we went to him for a primer on...

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The Bitcoin power drain – Home | Spark with Nora Young ...

Sunday November 12, 2017

The Bitcoin power drain

A single bitcoin transaction uses the same amount of energy as running a washing machine 200 times, says Teunis Brosens.

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As the cryptocurrency Bitcoin becomes more mainstream, more people are considering using it, and it's become less a symbol of the dark web and more like a possible future of money.

But there is one negative side to...

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Bitcoin plunges in 1-day sell-off to just over $14K | CBC News

Bitcoin traded below $13,000 at one point on Friday, after flirting with the $20,000 level less than a week ago. (Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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Cryptocurrency frenzy has experts warning about risks of investing in bitcoin and other rivals


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