Currency


Warren Buffett Says Bitcoin Is 'A Mirage;' Why Marc Andreessen Thinks He's Wrong

Earlier this month, famed dealmaker Warren Buffett warned investors to stay away from Bitcoin, calling it “a mirage,” saying th...

Mar 26 2014, 7:26pm CDT

IRS Says Bitcoin is Property Not Currency

IRS Says Bitcoin is Property Not Currency

The IRS passed some legislation according to which Bitcoin is a property, not a legal currency in tax system. And Bitcoin is to...

Mar 26 2014, 3:42am CDT

Autumn Radtke Found Dead

Autumn Radtke: Bitcoin Exchange CEO Autumn Radtke Found Dead

The CEO of First Meta, a Bitcoin Exchange was found dead recently. It is thought that Autumn Radtke may have committed suicide...

Mar 6 2014, 10:15am CST

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox is Financially Doomed

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox is Financially Doomed

The Bitcoin nexus Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection with outstanding debt of $63.6M. The rumors had been all over the pla...

Feb 28 2014, 9:06am CST

Japan minister calls bitcoin 'collapse' expected

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's finance minister scoffed at bitcoin woes as inevitable Friday, and Vietnam banned the virtual currency, bu...

Feb 28 2014, 3:56am CST

Collapse of exchange spells trouble for bitcoin

TOKYO (AP) — The sudden disappearance of one of the largest bitcoin exchanges only adds to the mystery and mistrust surrounding...

Feb 25 2014, 4:41pm CST

Bitcoin Hit By 'Massive' DDoS Attack As Tensions Rise

Bitcoin Hit By 'Massive' DDoS Attack As Tensions Rise

A “massive” distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is hitting Bitcoin, according to trading venues, in what has been a ten...

Feb 12 2014, 6:46am CST

Bitcoin's Legality Around The World

Last November, the U.S. Senate dove head-first into the world of Bitcoin, prompted by Security and Governmental Affairs Committ...

Jan 31 2014, 8:05pm CST

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Will 2014 be the year we trade in our credit cards and abandon our wallets in favor of virtual currencies? If you follow the re...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Bitcoin Breaks Out, You Can Now Pay The IRS In Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Breaks Out, You Can Now Pay The IRS In Cryptocurrency

As bitcoin moves away from being known only to the tech cognoscenti and becomes a real viable currency that is adopted broadly,...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

$10: One Perspective On What Bitcoin Will Be Worth In 2014

$10: One Perspective On What Bitcoin Will Be Worth In 2014

The Wild West has become a popular metaphor for the unregulated Bitcoin market. Like in old cowboy films, the world of Bitcoin...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today

A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today

Last month, we subjected readers to a hindsight lament: How you should have spent $100 at the beginning of 2013. Using the Forb...

Jan 13 2014, 8:21am CST

Bitcoin Value put to the Test

Bitcoin Value put to the Test

The value of the famous digital currency, Bitcoin has been put to the test. Evaluating its basic worth is a task alright. Yet i...

Jan 1 2014, 12:51am CST

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Last year at this time, valued at just $13.50, one Bitcoin could get you a movie ticket if you could find a theater that had 1)...

Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST

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Bubbles, Banks And Bitcoin

We are used to money being created by the state. Or rather, we are used to money being created by banks on behalf of the state....

Dec 30 2013, 12:31pm CST

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks

Source: Bigcharts.com On December 5th, I published an update in which I showed an important resistance level at 16,000 that nee...

Dec 26 2013, 12:26am CST

I4U news

Bitcoin Is More Like A Speculative Investment Than A Currency

Given that Bitcoin has become much more popular in recent months we’re beginning to see some academic work coming out on the cr...

Dec 23 2013, 12:26pm CST

I4U news

Keynes and Copernicus: The Debasement Of Money Overthrows The Social Order And Governments

The United States Senate moves toward the confirmation of Janet Yellen, now posited for next January 6th, as chair of the Feder...

Dec 23 2013, 7:16am CST

Libertarians And Millennials Are Going Crazy Over Bitcoin: What Are They?

Libertarians And Millennials Are Going Crazy Over Bitcoin: What Are They?

Libertarians and Millennials are going crazy over Bitcoin. So what are these Bitcoins, what do they do, what’s the big deal, an...

Dec 22 2013, 9:41pm CST

Bitcoin Rejected by Norway As Well

Bitcoin Rejected by Norway As Well

The virtual and digital currency known as Bitcoin was recently rejected by Norway as well. Norway happens to be the wealthiest...

Dec 16 2013, 10:47am CST

Financial Companies Banned from Making Bitcoin Transactions in China

Financial Companies Banned from Making Bitcoin Transactions in China

The central bank of China has banned financial companies from making Bitcoin transactions. This action was taken after a boom i...

Dec 5 2013, 8:35am CST

UNic: World's First University to Accept Bitcoin and Offer Master’s Degree in Digital Currency

UNic: World's First University to Accept Bitcoin and Offer Master’s Degree in Digital Currency

Now you can use Bitcoin to pay your college fee. The University of Nicosia (UNic) in Cyprus has started accepting Bitcoin for p...

Nov 21 2013, 9:48am CST

400-pound Running Back Tony Picard is New Football Sensation

400-pound Running Back Tony Picard is New Football Sensation

A report about a 400-pound Running Back playing football in a High School team is taking the internet by storm. Watch Tony Pica...

Nov 17 2013, 1:22pm CST

The New $100 Bill is Here

New $100 Bill Circulates Today

The new $100 bill is in US circulation starting today with two new features of 3D Security Ribbon and Bell in the Inkwell. The...

Oct 8 2013, 1:24am CDT

Federal Reserve to Start Circulation of Unique $100 Bill Tomorrow

Federal Reserve to Start Circulation of Unique $100 Bill Tomorrow

The redesigned $100 bill is going to enter US circulation with 2 new features of 3-D Security Ribbon and Bell in the Inkwell, s...

Oct 7 2013, 5:24am CDT

Virtual Currency Bitcoin Outlawed in Thailand

Virtual Currency Bitcoin Outlawed in Thailand

Bitcoin is the virtual currency that exists in cyberspace yet has a reality that is all its own. Unfortunately, it has just bee...

Jul 30 2013, 5:04am CDT

Paypal Galactic Will Offer Space Currency

Paypal Galactic Will Offer Space Currency

Space has been called the final frontier. That is why the online cash nexus, Paypal and SETI got together to introduce space cu...

Jun 27 2013, 9:57am CDT

BanClock Coin Operated Alarm Clock

BanClock Coin Operated Alarm Clock

This Japanese alarm clock sure makes it in the list of the most annoying ones (see list below) available. The BanClock only shu...

Mar 12 2007, 3:00am CDT

Digital Piggy Bank

Digital Piggy Bank

When I was a kid I had of course a piggy bank. Boy, would it have been cool to own one that counts the coins and displays the c...

Feb 24 2007, 2:00am CST