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    Default Bitcoins at risk of theft on flawed Android apps

    A weakness in the Android mobile operating system has left users of the virtual currency Bitcoin vulnerable to theft, the Bitcoin Foundation has said.
    First, of all what is Bitcoins? hehe. I've heard about that over a year ago and found this article: BBC News - Bitcoins at risk of theft on flawed Android apps
    I'm confused
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    Default Re: Bitcoins at risk of theft on flawed Android apps

    Bitcoin is a form of currency. It's not very popular, but some folks use them. Stories like this and consumer sentiment keep it from being a successful form of payment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Kenyon View Post
    Bitcoin is a form of currency. It's not very popular, but some folks use them. Stories like this and consumer sentiment keep it from being a successful form of payment.
    Oh like paypal or something like that? That is something new. oh, bitcoins is like USD?
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    Quote Originally Posted by alicepattinson View Post
    Oh like paypal or something like that? That is something new. oh, bitcoins is like USD?
    Yes, like USD or the Euro. It's gotten lots of press lately, but I doubt anyone will seriously use it.

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