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Hospital computer system held for ransom, bitcoin demanded

Hospital computer system held for ransom, bitcoin demanded

Hancock Regional Hospital WTTV-TV HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. — The computer system at a hospital in Indiana was hacked and held for ransom, CBS affiliate WTTV-TV reports. Hancock Regional Hospital confirmed Friday… Read more »

What's Next For Bitcoin? – Today's Editors' Picks

What's Next For Bitcoin? – Today's Editors' Picks

By SA Editors’ Picks : Good evening! I’m your curator, Jason Kirsch Here are today’s Editors’ Picks: Chart of the day:Average healthcare spending per age group . Comment of the… Read more »

The Public Relations Battle For Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency

The Public Relations Battle For Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency

Every new technology faces incredible hurdles. Without a great PR campaign – communicating the benefits of the breakthrough – from innovators, early adopters, inventors, banks, regulators, investors who made money,… Read more »

Can You Buy Food With Bitcoin? KFC Canada Offers Fried Chicken For Cryptocurrency

Can You Buy Food With Bitcoin? KFC Canada Offers Fried Chicken For Cryptocurrency

The Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise in Canada (not to be confused with all KFC branches, sorry Silicon Valley) is running a bitcoin-fueled marketing campaign: The Bitcoin Bucket. People can now… Read more »

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin wants to make sure bad people cannot use bitcoin to do bad things

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin wants to make sure bad people cannot use bitcoin to do bad things

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wants to make sure cryptocurrencies can’t be used like Swiss bank accounts. “We want to make sure that bad people cannot use these currencies to do… Read more »

Bitcoin price – live updates: Cryptocurrency value steadies after recent fall

Bitcoin price – live updates: Cryptocurrency value steadies after recent fall

The value of bitcoin has dropped over recent days, and is yet to properly recover.  The volatile cryptocurrency hit a record high when it passed $19,850 in mid-December, but then tumbled rapidly, falling… Read more »

Why this homeowner will accept bitcoin for his $45 million mansion

Why this homeowner will accept bitcoin for his $45 million mansion

Dr. Wei Tzuoh Chen is putting his 9,000-square-foot beachfront Malibu home on the market for $45 million. It’s a stunning masterpiece, designed by architect Ed Niles, unlike any other house… Read more »

Bitcoin Buyers Beware: The IRS Has Your Number

Bitcoin Buyers Beware: The IRS Has Your Number

As the number and variety of cryptocurrencies on the market continue to grow, so does the scrutiny by government regulators.  As noted in my prior post, the Federal Bureau of… Read more »

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin Talks Growth of Bitcoin – Presented by: The Aol. On Network

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin Talks Growth of Bitcoin – Presented by: The Aol. On Network

On Friday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the department is closely following the growth of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The secretary made the comments during a talk at the… Read more »

The bitcoin bubble is a joke, and you’re the punchline

The bitcoin bubble is a joke, and you’re the punchline

There are bubbles, there are bad investments and then there’s dogecoin. That’s the bitcoin parody that launched in 2013 in homage to the particularly silly meme of Shiba Inu dogs saying… Read more »

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