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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 (importantly) both New York and California.

Jan 26 2015, 1:04pm CST

Russia blacklists Bitcoin websites

Russia blacklists Bitcoin websites The country believes cryptocurrency supports illegal activity and finances terrorism

Jan 14 2015, 11:21am 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

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 Bitcoin documentary to hit the big screen, getting its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival...

Apr 25 2014, 2:07am 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—called “multisig”—for authorizing transactions. This has the potential to help address one of...

Mar 28 2014, 8:51pm 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 hacker attack that stole hundreds of millions of dollars worth of its users’ bitcoins and left...

Mar 9 2014, 3:51pm CDT

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

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 although this cannot be said with total confirmation.

Mar 6 2014, 10:15am 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, which officially filed for banktrupcy in Japan Friday morning. But it’s happy enough to step...

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 place since quite some time but today the digital currency exchange is financially doomed.

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, but enthusiasm was undimmed among its supporters in the aftermath of the apparent collapse of...

Feb 28 2014, 3:56am 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 remains in Japan, where the company is based. Karpeles says he is working hard with technical...

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 it, as many companies and organizations began to accept Bitcoins as a medium of exchange....

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 the virtual currency, which was just beginning to gain legitimacy beyond the technology...

Feb 25 2014, 4:41pm CST

Once Mighty Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Is Offline, Likely Dead Mt. Gox, the one-time monarch of the Bitcoin kingdom, appears to be dead, or at least in a very serious coma. The troubled exchange for the volatile crypto-currency has been offline since at least 10:30 p.m. Eastern...

Feb 24 2014, 10:56pm 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 the digital currency. As the price of a bitcoin increased over 6000 percent in 2013, more...

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 been unhitched. Overstock’s CEO does not live in a glamorous neighborhood. So when he opens...

Feb 21 2014, 9:31am 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 currency's credibility, entrepreneurs attending a Bitcoin conference said Wednesday. Bitcoin's...

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 tense week over alleged flaws in the various systems run by the virtual currency and its...

Feb 12 2014, 6:46am CST

Bitcoin Crash Forces People to Question Cryptocurrency’s Value

Bitcoin Crash Questions Bitcoin Value The recent bitcoin crash has been the third of its kind in the past few months. This has forced people to question the cryptocurrency’s value. Is it going to end like the 90s dot.com bubble?

Feb 11 2014, 2:03am 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 virtual currency. After buying a Snickerdoodle for a fraction of a Bitcoin, he snapped a photo...

Feb 4 2014, 3:30am CST

Google Chrome Add-On Transforms Your Browser Into A Bitcoin Wallet

Google Chrome Add-On Transforms Your Browser Into A Bitcoin Wallet As more than 1,200 Bitcoin community members converged on Miami Beach for the first North American Bitcoin conference this past weekend, Andrew Toth, a software engineer from Toronto, Canada, decided to put together an...

Jan 28 2014, 5:17am 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. BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem, 24, has been the subject of fawning profiles for his Bitcoin...

Jan 28 2014, 3:25am 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 Overstock.com says it's the first major retailer to accept digital Bitcoins as payment for...

Jan 21 2014, 2:48am 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 recent hype surrounding bitcoin, the trendiest of the new crop of digital currencies, you...

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, more organizations arise that look to leverage all this attention and add something of...

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 has not only miners and modern a gold rush, but the requisite intrigue, volatility and power...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin? Overstock raised eyebrows earlier this month when the retailer announced it would accept Bitcoin as payment. While Bitcoin has slowly been making inroads into the U.S. economy, Overstock is by far the largest, most...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01pm CST

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency When a group of cryptographers launched Zerocoin last year, they hoped their cryptography project could upgrade Bitcoin to be as anonymous as its most privacy-focused users have always wanted it to be. Now, after six...

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm 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 Forbes time travel machine, we went back to last January and dropped Benjamins on a slew of...

Jan 13 2014, 8:21am CST

China Bites Into Bitcoin

China Bites Into Bitcoin Bitcoins were worth nothing in 2009, when the digital cryptocurrency was first minted on the computer of its mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who claimed to live in Japan. Four years later the value of one Bitcoin...

Jan 6 2014, 7:46am 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 is is not exactly what many negative personalities would term as “evil”. That would be too simplistic a judgment to make about Bitcoin.

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) heard of Bitcoin and 2) accepted it. Fat chance. Luckily, Bitcoin owners had a different...

Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST

Bitcoin Meets Google Trends and Wikipedia

Bitcoin Meets Google Trends and Wikipedia Bitcoin, the digital currency du jour, is a bit of an economic curiosity. Unlike gold, it has no intrinsic value. Unlike a currency issued by a country, its price is not affected by GDP, inflation, interest rates or any...

Dec 24 2013, 10:46am 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 cryptocurrency. Academic work from the economists that is, looking at how well Bitcoin...

Dec 23 2013, 12:26pm CST

Get Ready Overstock, Here Come The Bitcoin Bean Counters

Get Ready Overstock, Here Come The Bitcoin Bean Counters Overstock.com just turned heads with the news that it will start accepting Bitcoin next year. The first major online retailer to take this step, Overstock’s decision is huge for Bitcoin as other retailers are expected...

Dec 21 2013, 11:36pm CST

Overstock.com Is Going To Accept Bitcoin In 2014

Overstock.com Is Going To Accept Bitcoin In 2014 Overstock.com has plans to become the first major U.S. retailer to accept bitcoin. In an interview with newsBTC, Overstock.com CEO and Chairman Patrick Byrne said that the company will start accepting the peer-to-peer...

Dec 21 2013, 1:26pm CST

Andreessen Horowitz Makes Largest Bitcoin Input of $25 Million in Coinbase

Andreessen Horowitz Makes Biggest Bitcoin Input of $25 Million in Coinbase Bitcoin may be getting the bum rap in certain nations such as China, but look elsewhere and it is flourishing. Recently, Andreessen Horowitz made biggest input of $25 million in Coinbase. Coinbase is a sort of wallet system for Bitcoin users.

Dec 12 2013, 6:11am CST