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Bananacoin — To Invest or Digest?

Bananacoin — To Invest or Digest?

By Oriana Carisa De Angelis, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

Can Bananacoin be the next big cryptocurrency?

Students Pay Tuition through Cryptocurrency Investments

Students Pay Tuition through Cryptocurrency Investments

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under News

NYU senior's investment into bitcoin returns enough capital to cover the whole of NYU's tuition.

Hacking event capitalizes on Bitcoin

Hacking event  capitalizes  on Bitcoin

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

November 17, 2014


Filed under News

Students worked for 24 hours to create innovative platforms incorporating Bitcoin.

Experts elucidate Bitcoin currency

Experts elucidate Bitcoin currency

April 8, 2014


Filed under News

The new-age digital currency Bitcoin has been making waves in recent weeks, grabbing headlines since Newsweek’s legally contested outing of Bitcoin’s alleged founder Satoshi Nakamoto and the roughly $400 million implosion of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange. The NYU School of Law hosted a s...

Adam’s Angle: Bitcoin currency poses risks

Adam’s Angle: Bitcoin currency poses risks

February 21, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Bitcoin users came to the stark realization that their digital savings were at risk when Mt. Gox, a prominent Bitcoin exchange platform, froze customer withdrawals on Feb. 7 because it received fraudulent requests for payments. Mt. Gox promptly released a statement blaming the Bitcoin software for the incident. ...

Bitcoins come to New York City bar

Bitcoins come to New York City bar

April 22, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

  New York loves to be ahead of the curve and EVR, a bar in midtown Manhattan, is no different. EVR now accepts payment in the form of Bitcoins, digital money that is not tied to any central bank. The controversy over Bitcoins has received a lot of media attention from sources such as CNNMo...