Bitcoin recently hit a year-long high of $450 — a jump of over $200 since October. The increase
in value has been driven by publicity including interest by major players in the technology underpinning Bitcoin. File Photo

Bitcoin recently hit a year-long high of $450 — a jump of over $200 since October. The increase in value has been driven by publicity including interest by major players in the technology underpinning Bitcoin. File Photo

— Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency, entered the mainstream consciousness again this month as two publications thought they had finally unmasked its mysterious creator, who used the pseudonym Satoshi

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