Bitcoin players face criminal investigation
Published in News


Is manipulation the name of the game?

The US Justice Department has opened a case which might end up with criminal charges.

Buffett blasts Bitcoin
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 10:15

Buffett blasts Bitcoin

Rat poison "squared"

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has lashed out at cryptocurrencies and dubbed Bitcoin "rat poison squared".

Samsung gets into Bitcoin
Published in News
Thursday, 01 February 2018 11:29

Samsung gets into Bitcoin


Will build mining chips

Samsung has seen all those people making a lot of cash out of the bit mining bubble and thought "I'll be 'aving some of that".

Nvidia cannot stop partners selling to miners
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 15:46

Nvidia cannot stop partners selling to miners


But will sure try

It was cute to see everyone covering the fact that Nvidia is up in arms against (r) etailers who are selling to miners. Unfortunately, there is hardly anything Nvidia can do to stop the trend.

Bitcoin plummets as regulators rattle sabres
Published in News
Thursday, 28 December 2017 17:51

Bitcoin plummets as regulators rattle sabres


The rise and fall of the fall and rise

Cryptocurrency bitcoin has seen its value fall by 26 percent from a high last week.

Bulgarian government winners of Bitcoin lotto
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Better cash them quick

If anyone turns out to be a winner of the Bitcoin lottery it should be the Bulgarian government.

Bitcoin is like the South Sea Bubble
Published in News
Monday, 27 November 2017 16:13

Bitcoin is like the South Sea Bubble


Snap, crackle and pop goes the weasel

Back in 1720 the English House of Lords passed the South Sea Act and created the South Sea Company. claimed to have a monopoly agreement with South America and led to  shares rising as much as 10 times as speculators lost their marbles and invested in lots of companies with risible prospectuses. The bubble burst and many people that invested as a result of the craziness lost the lot.

Uber set to succumb to Softbank offer
Published in News
Friday, 24 November 2017 23:20

Uber set to succumb to Softbank offer


No kidding

Late on Friday, because these kinds of things all happen on Friday, it seems that mighty Japanese giant Softbank is seeking to acquire taxi company Uber.

IBM might be headed for a kicking
Published in News
Thursday, 16 November 2017 12:37

IBM might be headed for a kicking


Wall Street predicting Square will make its eyes water

One of the top performing hedge funds is betting that shares of the ever-shrinking Biggish Blue are set to fall.

Samsung makes mining rig out of old smartphones
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"Upcycling" initiative

To show off how recycling old smartphones can be a lucrative exercise, Samsung has rigged up 40 old Galaxy S5 devices and turned them into bitcoin mining machine.