Digital Currencies

News and Articles About Digital Currencies

Why This Bitcoin Exchange Is Leaving New York
Digital Currencies

Why This Bitcoin Exchange Is Leaving New York

Digital currency exchange ShapeShift says it is taking a 'moral and ethical stand' against new regulations.
Everett Rosenfeld
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.
London Stakes Its Claim as Global Bitcoin Hub
Bitcoin

London Stakes Its Claim as Global Bitcoin Hub

British authorities have come out in support of digital currencies in the name of promoting financial innovation.
9 Startup Ideas That Were Ahead of Their Time
Innovation

9 Startup Ideas That Were Ahead of Their Time

In the technology industry, the only thing worse than being wrong is being early.
Erin Griffith
IBM Looking at Adopting Bitcoin Technology for Major Currencies
Bitcoin

IBM Looking at Adopting Bitcoin Technology for Major Currencies

The tech company is looking at the underlying technology behind bitcoin, known as the 'blockchain,' to create a digital cash and payment system.
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
Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?
Virtual Currency

Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?

The author of 'The Bitcoin Big Bang' on what entrepreneurs need to know about the budding digital currency.
Carol Roth
'Days Felt Like Years': What Morgan Spurlock Found When He Tried to Survive on Bitcoin for a Week
Bitcoin

'Days Felt Like Years': What Morgan Spurlock Found When He Tried to Survive on Bitcoin for a Week

At first the documentary filmmaker thought the virtual currency was 'bananas.'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Will Soar and Fail in Tech and Business This Year
Predictions

What Will Soar and Fail in Tech and Business This Year

The tech guru whose predictions are closely followed by Silicon Valley luminaries has some thoughts about what to expect in 2015.
Shalene Gupta
Bitcoin Continues Downward Spiral, Plunges Below $200
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Continues Downward Spiral, Plunges Below $200

Times just got even tougher for the fledgling cryptocash.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
New York Regulator Lays Out Tweaks to Bitcoin Rules
Bitcoin

New York Regulator Lays Out Tweaks to Bitcoin Rules

The state's banking regulator says it will soften proposed rules for virtual currencies.
Operator of Bitcoin Stock Exchange Penalized By the SEC
Bitcoin

Operator of Bitcoin Stock Exchange Penalized By the SEC

U.S. securities regulators on Monday ordered the operator of two exchanges to resolve claims that he failed to register them.