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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

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 be taxed. This decision is of great importance indeed.

Mar 26 2014, 3:42am 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

Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy amid bitcoin loss scandal

Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy amid bitcoin loss scandal If you are one of the many that has invested money in bitcoin, the virtual currency, some rough times are ahead. A scandal has broken over the last few months having to do with one of the biggest bitcoin exchanges around called Mt. Gox.

Feb 28 2014, 12:50pm CST

Federal Reserve Chairwoman states the Central Banking system has no authority over Bitcoin

Federal Reserve Chairwoman states the Central Banking system has no authority over Bitcoin With countries around the world restricting use of the virtual currency, a thought has been put forward to ban its use in the US as well

Feb 28 2014, 11:37am 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

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

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 setback for efforts to gain legitimacy for the virtual currency. The URL of the Tokyo-based Mt....

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 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 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

Irony Alert: Major Bitcoin Processor Rejects Pot Shop As Too Legally Dubious

Irony Alert: Major Bitcoin Processor Rejects Pot Shop As Too Legally Dubious Companies dealing in Bitcoin and marijuana have something in common: rejection from banks. Bit-entrepreneurs scare banks due to the intense regulation around money transmitting and the perfume of illegality that hovers...

Feb 10 2014, 9:03am 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 during a raid on a cryptocurrency exchange. Dmitry Murashchik, who goes under the name...

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 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

Bitcoin joins payment methods at TigerDirect

Bitcoin joins payment methods at TigerDirect Another major online seller accepts bitcoin

Jan 24 2014, 10:01am 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 speculation about which tech company will integrate Bitcoin next.  So Jarar Malik decided...

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 Patrick Byrne. As he told CBS affiliate KUTV in Salt Lake City, “I’ve been hearing from people...

Jan 22 2014, 1:50am CST

Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins

Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins Las Vegas casinos now accepting cybercurrency Bitcoin; will work for rooms, food, not gambling LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is getting one more novelty. Starting this week, patrons will be able to use the online currency...

Jan 21 2014, 1:20pm 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

Trade BitCoins Through Your Social Graph... With A Little Bit Of Help From Your BitFriends

Trade BitCoins Through Your Social Graph... With A Little Bit Of Help From Your BitFriends BitCoin is the virtual currency world’s standard bearer, but it’s not for the faint of heart. From the cryptographic underpinnings of the financial system to building your own Bitcoin mining rig, there’s a lot going on...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

I4U news

Taxing Bitcoin: IRS Review Will Have Big Implications For Investors In Virtual Currency By now most everyone has heard of Bitcoin. But exactly what is it? And how should it be taxed? Bitcoin is usually described as virtual currency. That’s useful shorthand, but is it really money? And should it be taxed as...

Jan 7 2014, 2:56pm CST

Bitcoin Price Soared Above $1,000

Bitcoin Price Soars Above $1,000 for the First Time Bitcoin price soared above $1,000 for the very first time on Wednesday. The digital currency is in a boom now. Yesterday, the price of one Bitcoin hit an all-time high of $1,073 on Mt. Gox.

Nov 28 2013, 5:36am CST

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 been outlawed in Thailand.

Jul 30 2013, 5:04am CDT

Winklevoss Twins are Big in Bitcoins

Winklevoss Twins are Big in Bitcoins The Winklevoss Twins are back in the headlines. The pair is well known from their fight with Mark Zuckerberg over the Facebook idea. Now they are big Bitcoin moguls.

Apr 12 2013, 7:00am CDT