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Bitcoin: All you need to know before you buy

'Bitcoin is right now the riskiest investment you can make.' Here are the risks you should consider before you buy.

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Which traditional banks sell Bitcoin

Here are a few of the traditional banks and exchange operators that allow you to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Opinion

Cryptocurrencies are here to stay

Major businesses and even governments are adopting alternative applications of the cryptocurrency technology.

Tallha Abdulrazaq

by Tallha Abdulrazaq

Tallha Abdulrazaq

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Facebook: Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies' ads banned

Fraud is common in the world of red-hot digital currencies, such as bitcoin.

Facebook: Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies' ads banned

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Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

China is one of the main exchange markets and hosts some of the biggest bitcoin 'mining pools' in the world.

Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

Latin America

Venezuela considers offering deep discount in petro

The Venezuelan government is pressing ahead with an attempt to capitalize on the success of cryptocurrencies.

Venezuela considers offering deep discount in petro

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Bitcoin: Bank of America division bans investments

Merrill Lynch has banned clients from investing in a bitcoin fund.

Bitcoin: Bank of America division bans investments

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Bitcoin exchange: South Korea bans anonymous accounts

Bitcoin fell more than 11 percent after South Korea said it would ban anonymous trading.

Bitcoin exchange: South Korea bans anonymous accounts

Inside Story

What is behind bitcoin's surge in value?

The virtual currency has hit a record high of about $19,000 in recent days.

Counting the Cost

Is there a future for Bitcoin in Zimbabwe?

How have current events propelled Zimbabwe's economy into a Bitcoin-buyer zone and what does this mean for the currency?

Counting the Cost

Cryptocurrencies: Another digital gold rush?

We examine the rise of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and its implications for the global monetary system.

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Why some Venezuelans have turned to bitcoin mining

In crisis-ridden Venezuela, mining this digital currency is providing a lifeline but comes with the risk of arrest.

Why some Venezuelans have turned to bitcoin mining

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Timeline: The rise of bitcoin

A look at the history of bitcoin, the world's newest and potentially most powerful currency.

Timeline: The rise of bitcoin