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Bitcoin mining difficulty soars as hashing power nudges 1 Petahash
The bitcoin network is nudging 1 Petahash of hashing power. How quickly will it continue to grow?
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Bitcoin gaining market-based legitimacy as XBT
XBT is gaining industry legitimacy as the ISO currency code for bitcoin. Will it become the official currency code?
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How is regulation going to affect the bitcoin price?
The bitcoin price has been steadily increasing over the past two months, but how will regulation affect its price?
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The worst swear word, a risky business, and playing by the numbers
Why is Belgium so nonchalant on bitcoin? Is Kraken right to focus on features over compliance? John Law investigates.
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What do influential people think about bitcoin?
The more influential people who talk about bitcoin, positive or negative, the better off it will probably be.
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Computer security
Bad secrets, why Pi is the answer, and building a regulation-proof exchange
John Law investigates the latest bitcoin vulnerabilities, his inability to play pool, and StrongCoin's solution to exchange regulation.
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Bitcoin theft
What should we do with stolen bitcoins?
If we can track stolen bitcoins, should we take them out of commission, or stop them being mined?
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How does total value of bitcoin compare with money supply of Peru, Turkey, Tajikistan and China?
How does the bitcoin economy compare to the amount of money in circulation in Peru, Turkey, Tajikistan and China?
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deflation and inflation
Could deflation cause problems for bitcoin?
CoinDesk takes a look at deflation and the effect it has on bitcoin. Can bitcoin survive as a currency?
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What will gambling do to the bitcoin block chain?
Will large numbers of small gambling transactions bloat the bitcoin block chain? Not if they're kept mostly off of it.
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