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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Students, faculty discuss future of Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency following FTX collapse

February 24, 2023

In November 2022, former cryptocurrency exchange FTX filed for bankruptcy after the company had mismanaged its funds. More than one million people may have lost money as a result of the collapse. However,...

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NU Information Technology tackles high volumes of phishing emails

February 2, 2023

Prof. Sara Broaders probably did not recruit you for a position as a student assistant in the Northwestern Department of Psychology. That was likely a phishing email.  On Jan. 17, Undergraduate Program...

Bucephalus Bikes has become the first business in Evanston to accept Bitcoin as a payment method. Bitcoin is a payment system created in 2009 that allows digital monetary transactions without banks, middlemen or significant transaction fees.

Evanston business begins accepting Bitcoin

February 19, 2014

Last month, Bucephalus Bikes became the first Evanston business to accept Bitcoin as a method of payment. Bitcoin is a form of currency generated by “mining” or solving complex math to create unique...

Plugged In: Bitcoin controversy

November 19, 2013

After nearly five years of unencumbered commerce, the U.S. Senate is moving to regulate Bitcoin, a digital currency conceived in 2008. In the simplest of terms, Bitcoin exists as a bunch of ones and...

Caracotsios: Silk Road shows need for authorities

Caracotsios: Silk Road shows need for authorities

October 14, 2013

The War on Drugs is considered by many to be an abject failure. Our prisons teem with inmates incarcerated from drug offenses, marijuana use is ubiquitous and at times it seems like the billions of dollars...

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