Tech Q&A: Investing in Bitcoin, Alexa saves lives, cord-sorting hacks, and more

I want to make money with Bitcoins, but I don’t know where to start. Help me so I can take advantage of this once in a lifetime ride!

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Hospital pays nearly $17G in bitcoins to hackers who disabled computer network

A Los Angeles hospital paid a ransom of nearly $17,000 in bitcoins to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its computer network because paying was in the best interest of the hospital and most efficient way to solve the problem, the medical center’s chief executive said Wednesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/18/los-angeles-hospital-paid-17g-ransom-to-hackers-who-disabled-computer-network.html

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LA hospital paid $17K ransom to hackers of its computer network

A Los Angeles hospital paid a ransom in bitcoins equivalent to about $17,000 to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its computer network, the medical center’s chief executive said Wednesday.

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Analyzing Bitcoin: Why BTC is so valuable, and whether it will still be in the future

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Bitcoin’s price is incredibly volatile — but is there a mathematical model that can predict the currency’s long-term trends? After eleven months of data crunching, we’ve determined that there is .

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/179421-analyzing-bitcoin-why-btc-is-so-valuable-whether-it-will-keep-its-value-in-the-future

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California Embraces Bitcoin


California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed a measure that legalizes the use of bitcoins and other virtual currencies in the state. The law repealed previous legislation that specified only “lawful money of the United States” could be used in California. “Modern methods of payment have expanded beyond the typical cash or credit card transactions,” the new law states, and a change in legislation was necessary to ensure that alternative currencies could be used for the “purchase of goods and services or the transmission of payments.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80676.html?rss=1

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NSF suspends researcher who misused supercomputers to mine bitcoins

A researcher who misused Government-funded supercomputers to mine bitcoins has been suspended by the National Science Foundation.

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