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How to mine Bitcoin with your Mac | ZDNet

Here's how to cash in on the Bitcoin craze by mining on your Mac. But beware, it's neither simple nor cheap.

How about Tesla?

Pfft. Forget about them. Bitcoin is where it's at.

Bitcoin is a crypto currency that's been exploding in value since the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke said that it " may hold long-term promise " at last week's U.S. Senate hearing on the Potential Risks,...

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Date: 2017-12-30 07:22:12

Ransomware's bitcoin problem: How price surge means a ...

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It's almost impossible to predict what will happen next. The price of bitcoin could rise again or it could crash -- but, for now at least, a single unit of the cryptocurrency is worth a significant amount of money.

Bitcoin has become the popular payment method for ransomware over the last two years , as the digital...

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Date: 2018-01-11 20:51:17

This crypto-mining Android malware is so demanding it ...

Android malware is so demanding it burst a smartphone

Android malware is so processor-intensive it made the battery bulge out.

The bloated battery after its 48 hours in the mines.

Image: Kaspersky Lab

Most Android malware is at best annoying, but rarely does it cause physical damage to a phone.

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The risky business of bitcoin: High-profile cryptocurrency ...


July was a busy month with ICOs being targeted for investor funds and cyberattackers running amok.

During the much-awaited CoinDash ICO, hackers used a disarmingly simple tactic to capitalize on investor enthusiasm and steal roughly $7.4 million in Ethereum (ETH).

The unknown hacker or group compromised the CoinDash website and simply changed a wallet address intended for investors during...

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Date: 2018-01-11 14:49:06

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Kodak bitcoin miner on display at CES 2018 | ZDNet

A Kodak-branded bitcoin miner labelled the "KashMiner" has been displayed at the photography company's booth at CES 2018, with Kodak Blockchain Project licensee Spotlite Energy Systems of California showcasing the product.

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According to the Kodak licensee, an upfront payment of $3,400 for a two-year contract would lead to bitcoin production value of around $375 per month at current...

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