Currency The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Currency en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:15:00 GMT Blockchain Raises $30 Million in Biggest-Ever Funding Round for a Bitcoin Company The world’s largest Bitcoin wallet service just sealed a record venture capital deal. Backers include none other than billionaire Richard Branson. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:15:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Nation's Top Consumer Watchdog Warns of Bitcoin's Dangers Bitcoin buyer beware. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cautions consumers about the risks of investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:44:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Ex-NFL Star Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson Scores a Touchdown for Bitcoin Awareness on Twitter The hot-tempered former NFL wide receiver wonders how 'easy’' the complicated cryptocurrency is. Don’t even get us started. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:11:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin 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. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:51:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card 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. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:53:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Meet the College Students Who Are Driving the Future of Bitcoin Jeremy Gardner and his peers just might convince top universities to start accepting Bitcoin for donations, tuition payments and more. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:06:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency 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. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:03:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted 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. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:12:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 50 Insane Facts About Bitcoin (Infographic) The more we know about the curious currency, the weirder it gets. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:31:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy, Faults Hackers and Flawed System for Collapse The end has officially come for the former Bitcoin trading heavyweight, as it files for Chapter 11 in Tokyo and admits to losing nearly half a billion U.S. dollars worth of the virtual currency. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:01:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Mt. Gox Breaks Silence With Vague Statement, Confirms Transaction Freeze The troubled virtual currency exchange finally breaks its silence, but fails to address swirling bankruptcy allegations. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:30:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Mt. Gox Bails on Bitcoin Foundation, Mysteriously Kills Off All Tweets The sudden, strange moves aren’t helping to restore confidence in the trailblazing, yet increasingly tarnished digital currency exchange. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:28:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:21:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits China is cracking down on Bitcoin, and that means the price bubble is finally bursting. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:00:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha 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. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT Matthew Toren 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. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:15:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha 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. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:30:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Why Bitcoin Is Better Than Other Currencies Judging by the properties a currency needs to thrive, Bitcoin stacks up well against its rivals. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:54:00 GMT Ray Hennessey 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. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:10:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha How Did 'Bitcoin Jesus' Become a Virtual Currency Millionaire? Roger Ver began investing in bitcoins in 2011. Now, his investments are paying off. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:15:00 GMT Ansuya Harjani