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Now you can buy a computer-powered rifle on the Internet with Bitcoins

Texas-based TrackingPoint is now accepting Bitcoin for weapons purchases. It's not the first time you could buy guns with Bitcoin, but it might be the first time you could do it legally.

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'Malleability' attacks not to blame for Mt. Gox's missing bitcoins, study says

A study by Swiss researchers concludes that transaction malleability attacks could not have accounted for Mt. Gox's missing millions

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'Coinkrypt' malware mines Litecoin, Dogecoin on Android

But the simple malware is likely to run a battery down, or worse, cause a phone to overheat

Mt. Gox creditors want to force Karpeles to testify in the US

The plaintiffs have rejected an offer to question the Mt. Gox CEO in Taiwan amid bankruptcy proceedings

Bitcoin's backers know they need to win you over

New applications are needed for wider acceptance, investors recently said.

IRS will tax Bitcoin as property, rather than as currency

Investors welcomed the news, but it could also mean additional record-keeping for people who spend bitcoins like cash.

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Ransomware that demands Bitcoins is distributed by malware that steals bitcoins

Victims are asked to make bitcoin payments to recover encrypted files after their bitcoin wallets might have already been emptied

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Swap agreement aims to protect Bitcoin holders from the next crash

A framework for Bitcoin derivatives seeks to guard against price swings

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Small bitcoin exchange, Vircurex, teeters after large withdrawals

Vircurex had been trying to pay back losses incurred last year

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Mt. Gox finds $116m worth of bitcoins

The failed exchange says it found 200,000 bitcoins that just suddenly disappeared.