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Chicago Sun-Times first major US paper to accept bitcoins

Backed by Coinbase, the move is part of a digital-first strategy

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Judge orders Mt. Gox's Karpeles to US for questioning

Karpeles must answer questions on April 17, a Texas judge ruled.

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Bitcoin wallet service Coinbase denies security breach as user names appear online

A list of names circulating on the Internet represents only a small fraction of Coinbase users, according to the Bitcoin wallet service

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Mistake in ransomware program leaves decryption key accessible

It's unlikely, however, that average users would pick up on the error and reclaim their files

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Online mall Square Market latest to accept bitcoin

Sellers will still be credited with U.S. dollars to reduce exposure

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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.

on techhive.com

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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