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5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

Meet the savvy bootstrappers heating up Los Angeles' exploding startup ecosystem.

The Obsessively Secretive Founder of Bitcoin Has Been Unmasked

In its first printed issue since being acquired by IBT Media, Newsweek has exposed the crytocurrency’s enigmatic alleged founder.

The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin

The Winklevii boys’ small step toward outer space is a giant leap into mainstream for the digital currency.

50 Insane Facts About Bitcoin (Infographic)

The more we know about the curious currency, the weirder it gets.

American CEO of Singapore Bitcoin Exchange Found Dead

Authorities are awaiting a toxicology report on the death of Autumn Radtke, though suicide is a possibility.

6 Bitcoin Basics for Beginners

Everything you need to know about the virtual currency everyone’s talking about.

One-Time Bitcoin Exchange Giant Mt. Gox Collapses Amid Insolvency, Trading Allegedly Suspended

The former cryptocurrency king fizzles out, reportedly filing for bankruptcy after allegedly losing $375 million in Bitcoins in the wake of supposed 'years-long' 'unnoticed' theft.

Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index

The brothers Winklevii make a bold step toward digital currency domination

First U.S. Bitcoin ATMs Set to Debut in Seattle, Austin

Robocoin's groundbreaking kiosks will allow Bitcoin users to exchange the controversial cryptocurrency for cash quick.

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon

Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack.

JPMorgan Slams Bitcoin as Exchanges Halt Withdrawals

Bitcoin has suffered another shock to its system in the past week, but there's reason to believe the problem is only temporary.

Alleged Founder of Silk Road Pleads Not Guilty, Will Stand Trial in November

No plea bargain here: Ross William Ulbricht is expected to get his day in court before Thanksgiving.

Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Blocks Withdrawals

The price of a Bitcoin plummeted sharply Friday as Mt. Gox temporarily halted withdrawals on its trading platform to fix technical errors.

How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin

A new report on digital currency regulations across the globe revealed a strange patchwork of laws. Read on to find out which developed nations are friendliest to Bitcoin.

PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

Within the Bitcoin community, there are recent reports of a 'massive banning campaign' by PayPal against merchants selling anything related to the cryptocurrency.

At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

While calling for tighter regulation of Bitcoin businesses and new law enforcement tools to aid in policing these operations, two prosecutors admitted that Bitcoin has valuable 'intrinsic qualities.'

More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to Accept Bitcoin

Bitcoin startup Coinbase already makes it possible for Overstock to accept bitcoins as payment. And other big retailers are signing up for its service.

Cameron Winklevoss: A 'Sheriff' for Bitcoin's Wild West Is a Good Thing

As the first day of Bitcoin hearings organized by the New York Department of Financial Services got underway Tuesday, regulators explained their priorities while investors expressed concerns.

BitInstant CEO Arrested for Alleged Ties to Silk Road

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem and underground Bitcoin exchanger Robert M. Faiella have been charged with using bitcoins to buy and sell illegal drugs to Silk Road users.

These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People

BitAngels has already put $7 million into early-stage Bitcoin startups since May 2013 -- and there's $50 million more where that came from.

How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

Long before Bitcoin ever existed, the notion was proposed by the U.S.'s most famous free-market economist.

6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game

Dell's Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt offers her view of trends that are going to take the main stage in 2014.

This Bitcoin Wallet Service Just Added 3 Major Players to its Roster

KryptoKit, a new Bitcoin wallet service, has brought three high-profile entrepreneurs on as advisors, including a bonafide Bitcoin millionaire.

Bitcoin ATMs Are Spreading Across the World

Manufacturer Lamassu has sold 120 of its Bitcoin ATMs in its first four months, becoming a major player in a brand-new competitive space.

India's No. 1 Bitcoin Exchange: Shutdown 'In No Way' Reflects Bitcoin's True Potential

As India's central bank considers what to do about digital currencies, Bitcoin businesses in India are suspending operations.

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