What We Read Today 01 April 2014

April 1st, 2014
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Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

  • Healthcare.gov stumbles twice on deadline day (Amy Goldstein, The Washington Post) It may not have been as bad as opening day, but Healthcare.gov kept a consistency at the end day with the opening days: It didn't work as designed. First, it closed for "software problems" for three hours early in the am due and was down again at midday due to "large numbers of customers".

Follow up:

MtGox latest revelations follows an analysis of the block chain by researchers at the University of Zurich that failed to identify such mass theft of bitcoins by means of transaction malleability where the estimate is put at less than 500 rather than the 800,000 suggested by MtGox and therefore as I have alluded to several times since the MtGox debacle began that most of the 'lost' bitcoins or their fiat currency conversion remain with those behind MtGox rather than to have been stolen by outside hackers.

Today there are 13 articles discussed 'beyond the wall'.

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