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Month: January 2017

Former Fed Employee Fined for Installing Bitcoin Software on Fed Server

(The Wall Street Journal) – A former Federal Reserve employee was sentenced to 12 months’ probation and issued a $5,000 fine for installing unauthorized bitcoin software on a Fed server, a government watchdog said Monday. Nicholas Berthaume, who worked as a network systems communications analyst at the Fed board in Washington, installed the software so… View Article

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Hackers Demand Bitcoin Ransom From Hotel After Locking Hundreds Of Guests

(TechTimes) – The Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in Austria was the victim of a cyberattack that led to the hotel losing a substantial sum of money as ransom, albeit in bitcoins. Cybercriminals hacked into the four-star hotel’s IT systems containing all the information regarding room allotment and client details.

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Investors Bullish on Alphabet and Bitcoin, According to Tradebird

(TheStreet) – Bitcoin continues to be one of the most interesting instruments to trade, and despite the relative calm the digital currency saw last week, Tradebird users are still optimistic that it may test $1,000 again. The sentiment is 67 percent bullish.

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Cisco Joins Group Looking at Using Bitcoin’s Underlying Technology for Supply Chain Logistics

(Silicon Valley Business Journal) – Late last week, San Jose-based Cisco said it was joining a new consortium exploring how to use blockchain to improve how physical objects are tracked during manufacturing, and later, tracking the source of problems if and when they fail, Reuters reports. Blockchain is a public accounting system integral to cryptocurrencies… View Article

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Is Buying Bitcoin a Good Way to Hedge Against Inflation?

(The Merckle) – Some people have been wondering if buying bitcoin is a solution to avoid inflation plaguing their country. While it is true bitcoin can be used as a hedge against fiat currency volatility, it works very differently from inflationary currencies.

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Bitcoin Price Watch; Setting Up For Action

In this morning’s analysis, we noted that price hadn’t moved much over the weekend, and that we were hoping for a little bit more volatility during today’s session. When we get volatility, it gives us a chance to get into the markets on breakout entries, and these are generally the more reliable of our various … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Setting Up For Action

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