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French entrepreneur steals €1.1 million worth of bitcoin from former firm in revenge for being sacked

While stealing bitcoin is a new crime, the story behind one of the largest cryptocurrency thefts in the history of France is as old as the world – friends grow apart and one takes revenge for being wronged. A group of friends started an IT company in 2013 and for a few years all was […]

Why African millennials can’t get enough of Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s eye-watering price surge over the past year is proving too tempting to resist despite fears that cryptocurrencies are a bubble floating towards an inevitable burst. One group for whom it holds particular appeal is African millennials, writes the BBC’s Catherine Byaruhanga from Uganda. Thirty year-old Peace Akware in Kampala is a convert to the […]

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