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Bit by Bit: dissecting Bitcoin for what it’s worth

Bit by Bit: dissecting Bitcoin for what it’s worth

By Sean Vichinsky

February 24, 2015

Bit-what, you say? Bitcoin--a new(ish) virtual currency, non-government sanctioned, maybe even a tad illegal. Sound intriguing? Check out Sean Vichinsky's comprehensive analysis of this mysterious moolah. Think about just how often you make a transaction online. It can be on Ebay, or Amazon, ...

Petrol price plunge affects economy, traffic crash rates

Petrol price plunge affects economy, traffic crash rates

By Dylan Brewer

February 23, 2015

Like the three celestial objects aligning to create a lunar eclipse, factors in the gasoline market have aligned to produce a historic event. Increased oil supply, falling crude oil prices, and the lack of natural disasters produced a record price plunge that has lasted nearly 120 days. The price...