Earlier this month (December 2013), an article in the New York Times told us about the mines of bitcoin that are situated "on the flat lava plain of Reykjanesbær" in Iceland. This article, and several other recent articles in the world's media about bitcoin, have put a limelight on Iceland's extremely reliable hydro- and geothermal power. Bitcoin is a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority whatsoever: there is no government, company, or bank in charge of Bitcoin. You might be interested in Bitcoin if you like cryptography, distributed peer-to-peer systems, or economics. A large percentage of Bitcoin enthusiasts are libertarians, though people of all ... In what has been coined the “big bitcoin heist,” 600 computers used for bitcoin mining have been stolen from data centers across Iceland. Authorities in that sparsely populated island nation on the Arctic Circle say that it’s the largest series of robberies ever to hit Iceland. Police there believe that… But Bitcoin has grown over 800% over the last over that last year despite their recent losses. After hitting more than $19,000 in December last year the price of Bitcoin dropped and was last at $11,110. Sheila Bair headed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp whose role is to ensure U.S. bank deposits and has also served on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. She said bitcoin would not ... INTO THE BITCOIN MINES On the flat lava plain of Reykjanesbaer, Iceland, near the Arctic Circle, you can find the Bitcoin mines, Nathaniel Popper reports in DealBook.There, more than 100 whirring silver computers, each in a locked cabinet and each cooled by blasts of Arctic air, are the laborers of the virtual mines where Bitcoins are unearthed.
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