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25 states issue licenses for Bitcoin exchange

25 states issue licenses for Bitcoin exchange

The startup's founders have managed to gain licenses from half of the states' financial regulators, including (import...

Jan 26 2015, 1:04pm CST

World Leading BitCoin Companies are going to showcase their Bitcoin Systems at CES 2015

World Leading BitCoin Companies are going to showcase their Bitcoin Systems at CES 2015

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 is going to showcase the digital currency called Bitcoins....

Dec 18 2014, 2:46am CST

Microsoft to start accepting Bitcoin payments

Microsoft to start accepting Bitcoin payments

The company will accept the digital currency For Windows, Windows Phone And Xbox Purchases...

Dec 11 2014, 4:02am CST

The Biggest Threat to Bitcoin

The Biggest Threat to Bitcoin

NEW YORK (AP) — The Bitcoin digital currency system is in danger of losing its credibility as an independent payment system bec...

Jun 17 2014, 4:55am CDT

Silk Road Bitcoin Worth $18 Million Get Auctioned Off

Silk Road Bitcoin Worth $18 Million Get Auctioned Off

Last fall, the FBI took down the world’s biggest online drug bazaar Silk Road, and arrested the man it alleged to be its kingpi...

Jun 13 2014, 7:03am CDT

Yelp lists businesses that accept Bitcoin

Yelp lists businesses that accept Bitcoin

Yelp users can now check if a business is accepting Bitcoins....

Apr 29 2014, 1:56am CDT

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin Movie Paints Rosy Picture

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin Movie Paints Rosy Picture

Two brothers from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Nicholas and Daniel Mross, are the director and star, respectively, of the first Bi...

Apr 25 2014, 2:07am CDT

Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Does Not Want to Come to America

Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Does Not Want to Come to America

Mark Karpeles, the CEO of collapsed Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, has said via lawyers that he is “not willing” to go to America yet...

Apr 16 2014, 8:21am CDT

Could 'Multisig' Help Bring Consumer Protection to Bitcoin Transactions?

The bitcoin world, which has never been dull, is getting even more interesting with the growth of multi-signature approaches—ca...

Mar 28 2014, 8:51pm 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

Hackers Hit Mt. Gox Exchange's CEO, Claim To Publish Evidence Of Fraud

Hackers Hit Mt. Gox Exchange's CEO, Claim To Publish Evidence Of Fraud

The Bitcoin community has been angrily pressing for details on what the Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has described as a massive hac...

Mar 9 2014, 3:51pm CDT

Bitcoin's Keyser Söze Revealed?

Bitcoin's Keyser Söze Revealed?

The controversy roiling the Bitcoin community continues with the outing and then cloaking of the man fingered by Newsweek ...

Mar 8 2014, 9:00am CST

A Bitcoin founder? Man denies any involvement in the virtual currency

A Bitcoin founder? Man denies any involvement in the virtual currency

Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto: "I got nothing to do with Bitcoin."...

Mar 6 2014, 11:37pm CST

AP Exclusive: Man denies he's Bitcoin founder

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin denied he had anything to do with the digital currency. In...

Mar 6 2014, 8:26pm CST

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 Community Responds To Satoshi Nakamoto's Outing

Bitcoin Community Responds To Satoshi Nakamoto's Outing With Disbelief, Anger, Fascination

It’s been nearly three years since anyone involved with Bitcoin heard from Satoshi Nakamoto, the inventor of the cryptocurrency...

Mar 6 2014, 9:36am CST

Bitcoin Shrugs Off Mt. Gox's Death Rattle

Bitcoin Shrugs Off Mt. Gox's Death Rattle

The Bitcoin community may not exactly be dancing on the grave of Mt. Gox, the oldest and once-largest cryptocurrency exchange,...

Feb 28 2014, 3:46pm 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

Head of troubled bitcoin exchange still in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The head of troubled bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox says in a web post that he is still in Japan, and "working very hard...

Feb 26 2014, 10:06pm CST

Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles: 'I Am Still In Japan'

Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles: 'I Am Still In Japan'

Mark Karpeles, the chief executive of troubled Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, has sought to calm market concerns by insisting he rema...

Feb 26 2014, 6:46pm CST

Will Bitcoin Survive This Test?

Since its inception, Bitcoin has survived several tests. In the beginning, came the user test. The digital currency passed...

Feb 25 2014, 6:51pm 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

Website of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox offline

TOKYO (AP) — The website of major Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is offline amid reports it suffered a debilitating theft, a new setb...

Feb 25 2014, 2:11am CST

Bitcoin Basics For Dummies

Bitcoin Basics For Dummies

Bitcoin technology was unleashed on the World Wide Web about five years ago, but 2013 marked a time of unprecedented growth for...

Feb 22 2014, 8:16am CST

For Overstock CEO, Bitcoin Isn't Just A Publicity Stunt

For Overstock CEO, Bitcoin Isn't Just A Publicity Stunt

To get to Patrick Byrne’s house in Utah, one will drive by snow-covered trailers and the rusted-out trucks from which they’ve b...

Feb 21 2014, 9:31am CST

An open source library launched by BitPay

An open source library launched by BitPay to make it easier to build Bitcoin apps

A library launched by the major Bitcoin payments processor for ease of access for developers...

Feb 15 2014, 11:48am CST

Bitcoin entrepreneurs bullish despite tech trouble

Bitcoin entrepreneurs bullish despite tech trouble

BERLIN (AP) — A freeze on Bitcoin withdrawals imposed by three major exchanges won't cause any long-term harm to the digital cu...

Feb 12 2014, 3:45pm 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 Trading Technology In Question As Currency Dives After Glitch

Bitcoin Trading Technology In Question As Currency Dives After Glitch

A software glitch, enabling Bitcoin traders to effectively defraud exchanges, has prompted a severe war of words – between the...

Feb 11 2014, 6:26am CST

Bitcoin Charity: Its Biggest-Ever Donation Was Stolen Money

Bitcoin Charity: Its Biggest-Ever Donation Was Stolen Money

The head of a Bitcoin charity has admitted accepting a large anonymous donation even though he strongly suspected it was stolen...

Feb 4 2014, 5:02am CST

The Story Behind 'Milk Road,' The Little Girls' Bitcoin Cookie Stand

The Story Behind 'Milk Road,' The Little Girls' Bitcoin Cookie Stand

Last month, a Bitcoin-loving Redditor spotted a cookie and lemonade stand in San Francisco’s Noe Valley that accepted the virtu...

Feb 4 2014, 3:30am CST

Bitcoin Investors Seek 'Safe Harbor' Exceptions In Proposed 'BitLicense' Regulat

Bitcoin Investors Seek 'Safe Harbor' Exceptions In Proposed 'BitLicense' Regulations

Bitcoin’s reputation may have been bruised by its connection to the Silk Road black market and Monday’s indictment of Bitcoin F...

Jan 28 2014, 10:55pm CST

NY 'Silk Road' bust arrests 2 Bitcoin operators

NY 'Silk Road' bust arrests 2 Bitcoin operators

2 Bitcoin exchangers arrested in 'Silk Road' drug prosecution are charged with conspiracy NEW YORK (AP) — The top executive of...

Jan 28 2014, 3:52am CST

 BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem Arrest shocks Winklevosses, Bitcoin Community

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem Arrest shocks Winklevosses, Bitcoin Community

This morning, the Bitcoin community was rocked by the news that a vaunted start-up CEO had been arrested for money laundering....

Jan 28 2014, 3:25am CST

Google Lets Slip That It's Exploring Possible Bitcoin Integration Plans

Since Overstock.com began accepting Bitcoin payments earlier this month, the cryptocurrency community has been buzzing with spe...

Jan 23 2014, 2:38am CST

This is the Typical Bitcoin Shopper

This is the Typical Bitcoin Shopper

When Overstock began accepting Bitcoins on Jan. 9, it immediately grossed $100,000 in Bitcoin orders, according to its CEO Patr...

Jan 22 2014, 1:50am CST

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins

Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com first major retailer to accept Bitcoin payments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-based O...

Jan 21 2014, 2:48am CST