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Bitcoin Hits $300 Mark
Digital Currencies

Bitcoin Hits $300 Mark

The last time the cryptocurrency was priced this high was in July.
Daniel Roberts
Insights From the Man Who Created a Digital Currency as a Joke That Then Blew Up
Cryptocurrency

Insights From the Man Who Created a Digital Currency as a Joke That Then Blew Up

Jackson Palmer, an Adobe marketing product manager, created Dogecoin as a side project.
Eric Siu
Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S.
Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S.

The digital currency has the same designation as gold or oil.
Matt Clinch
Citigroup Is Testing Its Own Bitcoin: 'Citicoin'
Money

Citigroup Is Testing Its Own Bitcoin: 'Citicoin'

Taking a page out of Bitcoin's playbook, the banking giant is exploring innovative ways to transact across borders without a bank account.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Risks of Starting a Bitcoin-Based Business
Bitcoin

The Risks of Starting a Bitcoin-Based Business

Bitcoin entrepreneurs don't often openly discuss the gambles they're taking. In this telling clip, they do, revealing the risks that worry them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Is the Future of Bitcoin?
Bitcoin

What Is the Future of Bitcoin?

Game-changing or not, the cryptocurrency is anything but a joke to a growing number of entrepreneurs.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Needs to Happen for Bitcoin to Go Mainstream
Bitcoin

What Needs to Happen for Bitcoin to Go Mainstream

Do you know what Bitcoin is and why you should care about it? If you answered no, point made.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison
Bitcoin

Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison

The mastermind behind the underground website is expected to appeal.
New York Just Issued Its First-Ever Bitcoin Banking License
Bitcoin

New York Just Issued Its First-Ever Bitcoin Banking License

The groundbreaking license granted to cryptocurrency exchange itBit signifies a momentous stride forward in the race to legitimize the fledgling digital currency.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Richard Branson Holding Digital Currency Summit on Private Caribbean Island
Bitcoin

Richard Branson Holding Digital Currency Summit on Private Caribbean Island

From May 25 to 28, the Virgin Group founder will co-host a forum about the future of Blockchain and Bitcoin.
Nina Zipkin
Bitcoin VIP: The Internet Had a Shady Start, Too
Bitcoin

Bitcoin VIP: The Internet Had a Shady Start, Too

Gavin Andresen of the Bitcoin Foundation says that the use of the digital currency for less-than-legal purchases laid the groundwork for its entering the mainstream.
Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin

The LinkedIn co-founder's investments in Facebook, Airbnb and Dropbox more than paid off. Will Silicon Valley's 'startup whisperer' be on the money about Bitcoin, too?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Would You Work Out Harder If You Got Paid in Bitcoin?
SXSW

Would You Work Out Harder If You Got Paid in Bitcoin?

Austin-based startup Chaotic Moon Studios is showing off an iOS app at SXSW that pays people to exercise. The more users work out with FitCoin, the more cryptocash they stash.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Is Like a 'Child Taking Its First Steps' But Will One Day Win the Finance Marathon
Bitcoin

Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Is Like a 'Child Taking Its First Steps' But Will One Day Win the Finance Marathon

Ahead of the launch of their own Bitcoin exchange, tech entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss say the nascent cryptocurrency isn't primed for mass adoption just yet, but it will one day rule the financial world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow