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Bitcoin: MT Gox hacked, Tradehill in the spotlight

The hits just keep on coming with every one’s favorite virtual currency. In addition to a number of new mainstream articles, the primary bitcoin exchange, MT Gox got hacked a few hours ago. Tradehill, a new exchange, also halted trading to give people time to change passwords that they may have been using for both systems.

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Bitcoin doubles in weekend trading

I was planning on getting some Bitcoins and looked at the price on Thursday when it was trading around 10, up from the 8 or so jump after the Gawker article. I decided I would get ready, see what happened and either way buy today. Until I checked the price this afternoon. It went from 10 on the 2nd to 19 on the 4th. That’s a pretty big move in any market.

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