News and Articles About Bitcoin
Mammoth tusks, fake IDs and a ride to outer space. These are just a few of the outrageous things you can with bitcoins if you are lucky enough to own some.
The traditional payments industry is headed for an upheaval as more small businesses begin accepting Bitcoin and more payment startups rise to meet the growing demand.
The popular consumer review site pushes Bitcoin as a viable payment option further into the mainstream.
Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik is taking steps to set up a satellite system that would beam Bitcoin's block chain public ledger down to earth.
Could student sleuths have finally uncovered the true identity the mystery man behind the world's most enigmatic currency? Or is this just another false alarm?
Mt. Gox isn't rising from the ashes after all and its customers will likely never see the hundreds of thousands of bitcoins the shattered exchange lost.
The hot-tempered former NFL wide receiver wonders how 'easy' the complicated cryptocurrency is. Dont even get us started.
The bad-boy founder of the Bitcoin Foundation and BitInstant is back at his mom and dad's place and he's in big trouble for allegedly funneling $1 million into shady Silk Road dealings.
Everyone's buzzing about Rep. Steve Stockman's plan to submit a bill declaring Bitcoin a currency, but this isn't the first time the politician has whipped up a stir.
One startup has launched a game-changing service that swaps bitcoins for dollars and puts them on a prepaid debit card that works in regular ATM machines.
Jeremy Gardner and his peers just might convince top universities to start accepting Bitcoin for donations, tuition payments and more.
And how can my business accept payments with the digital currency?
Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
The shady Bitcoin exchange's extended meltdown gets fishier by the minute.
The rising wallet service's major new hires show that the business of Bitcoin is big enough to attract top tech talent.
Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
At least we know customer funds are safe at Blockchain, but what about those suddenly available to view over at Mt. Gox?
The reclusive California engineer again denies inventing Bitcoin, this time in a depressing statement that reveals that he cant find steady work nor afford internet service.
Which startup wants to bury your Bitcoin in a subterranean 'vault'? Which global investment giant disses Bitcoin as not a currency at all? Which billionaire called Bitcoin 'just a joke'? Find out here.
The latest twist in the shattered exchange's meltdown has hackers calling Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles a fraud, a liar and a few other choice words. Meanwhile, CoinDesk warns that the leaked files are Bitcoin wallet-pilfering trojans.
Bitcoin isnt the only crazy cryptocurrency shaking up the future of money. A look at which new digital cash forms are worth paying attention to and which are scamcoins.
Meet the savvy bootstrappers heating up Los Angeles' exploding startup ecosystem.
In its first printed issue since being acquired by IBT Media, Newsweek has exposed the crytocurrencys enigmatic alleged founder.
The Winklevii boys small step toward outer space is a giant leap into mainstream for the digital currency.