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Market Tumbles as Bitcoin Price Approaches US$11,000

For some investors, these past 24 hours have represented a state of panic, as cryptocurrency markets are experiencing a major drawback after an explosive December and first half of January. With Bitcoin down over 20%, only one coin on the top 100 outside of Tether (USDT) has maintained its dollar value in the wake of the current Bitcoin dump. Neblio (NEBL) is the only currency in the top 100 on …
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BTC-E Withdrawals broken, trading suspended

As of 3/12/16 10:14 PM PST BTC-E’s withdrawals are broken and trading is suspended. The last trade has been made at 10:14PM PST which is right about the time that the exchange broke.  The exchange is still accessible and the trollbox still works. Customers are able to view their balance but are greeted with an error message reading ‘db error’ when trying to withdraw funds. Do not panic yet, when taking a …
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Bitcointalk emails and passwords compromised due to a Social Engineering attack

As the title suggests the #1 bitcoin forum bitcointalk.org  is currently down. A tweet from the official bitcointalk twitter  explains why the forum is down: Server compromised due to social engineering against ISP NFOrce. There will be extended downtime for forensic analysis and reinstall. — BitcoinTalk (@bitcointalk) May 22, 2015 UPDATE: According to a message on reddit from theymos it looks like the attacker only had access for 12 minutes and …
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Bitcoin loses another 15% in value

Bitcoin loses another 15% in value during the first one hour of Asian trading session. Although, a little slow in catching up, leading US Dollar denominated exchanges BitStamp and BitFinex followed its CNY counterparts in a high volume driven selling. This move further reinforces the position of China as the market leader in Bitcoin. While there may be early signs of capitulation, this is what it must feels like to …
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