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Lesson Learned: TV Anchor Shows Off Bitcoin, Is Instantly Robbed

A Bitcoin that was shown during a segment on Bloomberg TV was immediately stolen by an observant Reddit user, providing the host and his audience with a valuable lesson about security and digital currency.

Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits

China is cracking down on Bitcoin, and that means the price bubble is finally bursting.

Bitcoin: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

A look at the ups, downs, and tough truths about the future of Bitcoin and digital currency.

Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High

A poll meant to show how few people know what Bitcoin is demonstrates just how widely Bitcoin is recognized.

Coinbase Nets $25 Million in Largest Ever Bitcoin Fundraise

The largest Bitcoin service in the U.S. just got a major push to expand its business.

SecondMarket CEO: Wall Street Will Put 'Hundreds of Millions' Into Bitcoin

The founder of the Bitcoin Investment Trust has been meeting with Wall Street players whom he says are preparing to pour vast amounts of money into the digital currency.

Why Bitcoin Is Better Than Other Currencies

Judging by the properties a currency needs to thrive, Bitcoin stacks up well against its rivals.

Bitcoin Gets Slammed by China as BofA Touts its Potential

On the same day that China decided to forbid financial companies from processing Bitcoin-related transactions, Bank of America gave the virtual currency some love.

How Did 'Bitcoin Jesus' Become a Virtual Currency Millionaire?

Roger Ver began investing in bitcoins in 2011. Now, his investments are paying off.

Black Friday: A Chance for Bitcoin to Get Some Mainstream Love

With the value of Bitcoin at record highs, and the holiday season upon us, there's no better time for the cryptocurrency to prove its mainstream usefulness.

Bitcoin Breaks $1,000 for First Time Ever

The virtual currency rose above $1,000 on Wednesday for the first time ever, marking a rise of over 7,600 percent so far this year.

Trekking Into Space With Branson? You Can Now Pay Your Way in Bitcoins

A billionaire known for his visionary nature and zeal for adventure has just given Bitcoin a big endorsement.

Alleged Creator of Silk Road Detained Without Bail

At a bail hearing in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday, a federal prosecutor revealed that Ross William Ulbricht allegedly ordered the murders of six people, and that more than 450,000 bitcoins of his personal fortune are still unaccounted for.

Another Score for Bitcoin: You Can Now Use It to Pay for College

University of Nicosia in Cyprus announced today that it will accept the digital-only currency as legal tender for tuition and fees.

This Subway Franchise Owner Accepts Bitcoins

The owner of a Subway shop in Allentown, Pa., is now accepting the virtual currency as payment for sandwiches.

3 Big Misconceptions About Bitcoin

Bitcoin is everywhere these days, and so is the confusion. Here are three myths about the virtual currency you need to stop believing now.

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High Ahead of Hearings

The virtual currency skyrocketed above $600 on the Mt. Gox exchange as a Senate panel prepares to discuss Bitcoin regulation.

Bitcoin Startups Get Their Own Silicon Valley Accelerator

Plug and Play Tech Center is launching an accelerator program exclusively for Bitcoin startups, and it's making other investments in the Bitcoin space as well.

Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Worth at Least 100 Times its Current Price

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously battled Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's origins, are big investors in the digital currency and say it's worth 100 times its current value.

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Why Twitter has staying power, a progressive pitch in NYC, play with your pet remotely via Petcube, putting the iPad Air through the ringer, why small businesses should love Bitcoin. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Bitcoin launches ATMS, quantifying innovation, Marissa Mayer's no telecommuting policy gets vindicated, Latinas take over, marketers can’t decide if Facebook ads work, Steve Blank gets fired. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.

This Major Crowdfunding Site Now Accepts Bitcoin Pledges

Users of Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible can raise money for their venture using the online-only currency.

Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin

During a six-month high in the value of Bitcoin, a venture-backed startup has released an iPhone app that lets you buy, sell and trade bitcoins from your mobile phone.

Payment Processor Dwolla Unexpectedly Cuts Ties With Bitcoin

In a surprise email, the company announced it would be phasing out its service with digital currency businesses.

SecondMarket Establishes New Bitcoin Trust for Accredited Investors

Investors who would like to make a mint off the Bitcoin market, but who can't be bothered to buy and store bitcoins themselves, may flock to SecondMarket.

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