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Ancient Nomads Spread Earliest Domestic Grains Along Silk Road
2014-04-02 15:17:22

Gerry Everding , Washington University in St. Louis Findings push back earliest known East-West interaction along Silk Road by 2,000 years Charred grains of barley, millet and wheat deposited nearly 5,000 years ago at campsites in the high plains of Kazakhstan show that nomadic sheepherders played a surprisingly important role in the early spread of domesticated crops throughout a mountainous east-west corridor along the historic Silk Road, suggests new research from Washington...

Mt. Gox Rumored To Have Pocketed Bitcoins Reported As Stolen
2014-03-10 14:03:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox continues to suffer damages, but the most recent accusations after the company claimed $400 million worth of the currency was lost last month may this time be self-inflicted. Hackers claim to have accessed the company's records and say Mt. Gox may have actually pocketed the cash and show other evidence of fraud. Mt. Gox described last month's activity as a massive hacker attack, blaming the hackers for the theft...

2014-02-19 12:22:00

MANCHESTER, England, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The route development forum for CIS, Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Asia heads to Tbilisi Routes Silk Road is the route development forum that connects CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia and Routes is delighted to announce that United Airports of Georgia (UAG) under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development has been officially appointed as the Host of the...

Known Bitcoin Flaw Results In $2.6M Stolen From New Silk Road Site
2014-02-14 14:19:22

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Online black market site Silk Road and Bitcoin have a tenuous relationship at best. Silk Road accepts payments via the virtual currency Bitcoin and now the new Silk Road has been hacked, and approximately 4,400 bitcoins worth roughly $2.6 million were taken from site's escrow account. News of the heist was posted by "Defcon," an anonymous administrator of Silk Road on Thursday, Ars Technica reports. The full message, titled "SR has been...

2013-12-23 08:24:17

BEIJING, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The opening ceremony for the 3D epic movie Loulan was officially held in Beijing on December 7. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/12/09/20131209114235461592.html )(Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/12/09/20131209113757851962.html ) The 3D epic movie, with Legend Loulan (Beijing) Film & Television Culture Company as the lead production firm and backed by an investment of 300 million yuan (approx US$50 million), will be filmed...

2013-12-13 23:04:22

ForexMinute brings the latest Bitcoin news from a wide segment of sources. The portal helps not only traders, but also ordinary readers who are interested in knowing what is happening in the Bitcoin economy. London, UK (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 ForexMinute brings the latest Bitcoin news from a wide segment of sources. The portal helps not only traders, but also ordinary readers who are interested in knowing what is happening in the Bitcoin economy. Jonathan Millet, the CEO of ForexMinute,...

2013-10-29 23:30:45

ForexMinute CEO Jonathan Millet states that despite the fact that Silk Road was seized, there was no upheaval in Bitcoin. London, UK (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 ForexMinute CEO Jonathan Millet opines that despite the fact that Silk Road was seized, there was no upheaval in Bitcoin and it traded well ever since. He says that Bitcoin has a bright future and for that reason traders who have been trading currency pairs may feel safe to trade Bitcoin. He states that Bitcoin’s price has been...

2013-10-25 23:23:41

Bitcoin economy is expanding a lot and people are willing to invest in the virtual currency as they realize that this is the future of currency. London, UK (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Bitcoin economy is expanding a lot and people are willing to invest in the virtual currency as they realize that this is the future of currency. Understanding the requirement for Bitcoin news, ForexMinute offers a Bitcoin news widget which is ideal for Bitcoin brokers, news sites and any other site that has...

2013-10-07 12:23:36

HONG KONG, October 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An incredible surge of new gamers in the wake of the seizure of Silk Road has rocked BetCoin (TM) Bitcoin Entertainment Network [http://betcoin.tm ]. BetCoin (TM)'s bitcoin casino announced an explosion of new users, spiking the on-page counters past 800,000 total bets processed and 88,000 ($11 million) bitcoins paid out to players. In response to their newest members, BetCoin (TM) are releasing several major upgrades to the system...

Federal Government Closes Down Underground Site Silk Road
2013-10-03 10:24:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Silk Road, an underground website that facilitated the sale of illegal narcotics, has been shut down after the US Department of Justice raided the home of the man they believe owned the site. Ross William Ulbricht, known online as “Dread Pirate Roberts,” or “DPR”, was arrested in San Francisco on Wednesday. The FBI also seized the website and $3.6 million in Bitcoin, making it the second largest seizure of the digital...