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BREAKING: Facebook Virus Mining Bitcoin Discovered in Norway

A Facebook virus that mines Bitcoin has been discovered in Norway and is spreading rapidly across the globe. Experts call it a Norwegian phenomenon. The Facebook Virus is taking form as a Facebook direct message. If you have received a direct message on Facebook that looks like the image above then do not download or open it. Senior adviser Vidar Sandland from the Norwegian Center For Information...

Bitcoin News in Review: BitID, FEC Donations, Transaction Volume Decline, and More

Bitcoin News in Review: BitID, FEC Donations, Transaction Volume Decline, and More

Happy Mother's Day, and welcome to another Bitcoin News in Review (formerly known as CCN Week in Review)! This week on CCN, we learned about BitID's secure Bitcoin authentication protocol, that the FEC unanimously voted to allow bitcoin donations to PACs, that the bitcoin transaction volume has dropped, and more. Check out this week's top stories on this Bitcoin News in Review. [youtube ] BitID's...

Is Facebook thinking about accepting Bitcoin?

The price of Bitcoin is soaring today. We already have some theories about this being discussed here. Among some positive messages, something else was made public today. Something involving Facebook and e-money services, according to the Financial Times. Don't start packing for the moon just yet, there is no guarantee Facebook is thinking about accepting Bitcoin. There are some reasons why it...

Coinbase Hires Prominent Facebook and Amazon Employees

Coinbase Hires Prominent Facebook and Amazon Employees

Popular bitcoin wallet and payment processor Coinbase just made two prominent additions to its team. Facebook's director of security incident response — Ryan McGeehan, and Amazon's director of business development & sales — Todd Edebohls, will be leaving their jobs soon to work for Coinbase. When asked to comment about the new hires, Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of the bitcoin startup, told...

Facebook to implement Bitcoin Payments on their Advertising Platform?

There is a rumor out now that Facebook has, or is, implementing Bitcoin payments on their advertising platform. The image below was sent to Bitcoinboard this morning by an employee of Facebook in Netherlands who is participating in the test: There is an option there to pay with Bitcoins on the Facebook Payment page, however, I can not personally confirm if this is legit or modified by someone...

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