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Report: Visualizing the trading history of the top 500 at Mt.Gox

Posted on 20th March, 2014

There has never been a currency as inherently transparent as bitcoin. Anyone who feels so inclined can download the entire block chain (about 16GB at the moment) and sort through every transaction ever made. But when transactions happen in off-chain transactions, which is almost always the case at an exchange or online wallet, it becomes […]

Mt.Gox Bitcoin value dips below $500

Posted on 13th February, 2014

It’s been a bad week for Mt.Gox. Once the largest and best-known Bitcoin exchange, the Tokyo-based trading center has been besieged by complaints and criticism following the exposure of a weakness in their code that fails to properly compensate for the “transaction malleability” bug, first revealed in 2011. Shortly after that revelation, Mt.Gox suspended currency […]