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June 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more...
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Dreamstime
February 05, 2019 - 7:57 am
By Daniel Shane, CNN Business (CNN) -- The death of a Canadian entrepreneur has left a huge stash of cryptocurrencies locked off from the people who own them. Quadriga, Canada's biggest cryptocurrency exchange, said it's unable to gain access to $145 million of bitcoin and other digital assets...
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A bitcoin ATM is shown at the Bourse in Philadelphia.
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Andrew Kramer
January 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking for a place to make trades in bitcoins? You'll find one in the Bourse in Old City. You'll find another at Spread Bagelry in University City. In fact, there are about 100 of them across Philadelphia — bitcoin ATMs. Bitcoin is what is called a cryptocurrency. "...
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Authorities across four countries are trying to learn who sent dozens of email bomb threats Thursday afternoon, causing anxiety and business disruptions but no reported violence.
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December 14, 2018 - 8:59 am
By Jay Croft and Madeline Holcombe (CNN) — Authorities across four countries are trying to learn who sent dozens of email bomb threats Thursday afternoon, causing anxiety and business disruptions but no reported violence. Threats were reported across the United States, Canada, Australia and New...
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David Madden
November 28, 2018 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — A federal grand jury in New Jersey has indicted two men in Iran for allegedly using ransomware to hack into governments, hospitals and businesses both private and public from coast to coast over a three-year period. The two men, identified as 34-year-old Faramarz...
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Ed Eisen
Ed Eisen
Steve Tawa
August 12, 2018 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Scammers messed with the wrong guy on this one. A mysterious hacker contacted 82-year-old Ed Eisen saying they had video of him watching porn — but he's getting the last chuckle. Eisen, a longtime motivational speaker and public relations spin doctor, has had contact...
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Dreamstime
June 20, 2018 - 8:44 am
By Jethro Mullen (CNN Money) — One of the world's biggest bitcoin exchanges on Wednesday said that more than $30 million worth of cryptocurrencies have been stolen from it. Bithumb, an exchange based in South Korea, said in a notice on its website that all customer deposits and withdrawals have...
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June 13, 2018 - 2:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — The price of bitcoin fell to a four-month low of $6,370 on Wednesday, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, or almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored. After Coinrail announced the theft, the price of bitcoin...
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May 07, 2018 - 10:40 am
By Paul R. La Monica (CNN Money) -- Tell us how you really feel, Mr. Buffett. The price of bitcoin took a dive after Warren Buffett renewed his criticism of the cryptocurrency — even comparing it to rat poison. Bitcoin had been closing in on $10,000, but it fell nearly 6% Sunday and was down...
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