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People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain

Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain. And like most viral sensations that catch on in the tech world, it

Survey: Quarter Of US Consumers Has Heard Of Bitcoin — And Majority Of Them Trust It

A survey of more than 22,000 U.S. consumers aimed at probing Bitcoin awareness and levels of trust has found around a quarter of consumers have heard of the decentralised digital currency and the majo

Bitcoin Price-Drop Caused By Rush Of Interest, Not DDOS, Says Mt.Gox Exchange; Newcomers Now Opening ~20k Accounts Per Day

The Bitcoin correction we wrote about yesterday was not caused by a DDOS attack on one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges, Mt.Gox, but rather by a massive spike in interest in the crypto currency, accor