Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that can be exchanged directly from peer to peer. Unlike modern fiat money, Bitcoin, which has often been called 'cash for the Internet,' is not printed like dollars or other fiat currency and it is not controlled, backed or distributed by any bank or central government authority. An estimated 11 million bitcoins are in circulation today, though only 21 million bitcoins can ever be created.
A member of an anonymous information-sharing website claims to have hacked close to 7 million accounts.
Retailers worldwide increasingly see Bitcoin as just another payment method but governments are suspicious it is a rival to currency.
Theres a new digital monetary system in town.
The worlds largest Bitcoin wallet service just sealed a record venture capital deal. Backers include none other than billionaire Richard Branson.
The novel new form of payment has advantages for businesses over credit cards for ordinary transactions.
That's right. America's richest man believes Bitcoin is a promising payments solution. Why? Because its 'cheap.' However, his outlook isn't as bright on the anonymity aspect.
With so much drama in the LBC, somehow, someway, Snoop still keeps coming up with funky-ass investments like every single day.
The outspoken Shark Tank star is anything but bullish on Bitcoin.
PayPal is officially warming up to the cryptocurrency, though it is proceeding gradually and with caution.
The thriving San Francisco-based Bitcoin exchange and payments processor has bitten off an ambitious first step into the European market. Here's how.
Braintree will soon integrate Bitcoin, a move that could have Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber customers paying in the cryptocash. Meanwhile, PayPal dropped the B-word in a curious promo video, igniting another social media speculation frenzy.
Coinbase's Adam White lays out the bottom-line benefits of embracing Bitcoin payments.
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It's only a matter of time before eBay subsidiary Braintree begins accepting Bitcoin payments, but eBay and PayPal wont, at least not initially.
Bitcoin buyer beware. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cautions consumers about the risks of investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
The popular Bitcoin wallet app is back after being pulled from the App Store in January.
Even the cryptocurrency's biggest boosters admit it is probably too early to be useful to the mainstream.
In Silbert's crystal ball, the cryptocurrency will be accepted by every e-commerce website and force money-transfer giants like Western Union and MoneyGram to close up shop.
If the team behind Swarm gets its way, its Bitcoin-based crowdfunding platform will be seen by entrepreneurs as 'Kickstarter on steroids.'
In this video, ZeroBlock co-founder Dan Held spills the insider secrets you need to know to knock your mobile Bitcoin app out of the park.
Airbnb and Uber may seem revolutionary now, but they're just the beginning of a much larger movement, says venture capitalist Fred Wilson.
Kick-start your entry into the hot market with these expert tips and resources.
All the basics you need to know to (legally) score your first Bitcoin. Proceed with caution.
What happened when 15-year-old Erik Finman invested a $1,000 gift from his grandma in Bitcoin. Hint: Big money. New business.
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