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Cryptocurrency insurance examined

Bitcurex faced a hacking attack on Friday morning, forcing the Polish Bitcoin exchange to (temporarily) go offline. Reportedly, the attack was blocked but some funds were still stolen. This is yet another example of counterparty risk faced by investors in digital currencies. Some services have responded by starting …

Dogecoin turns 3 months old while Roubini slams Bitcoin

This weekend Dogecoin is celebrating it came into existence three months ago; a good moment to assess what it brought to the world of digital currencies. How does it contribute to the global adaptation of cryptocurrencies? What makes it different from Bitcoin, which just got slammed by the …