Virtual Currency

News and Articles About Virtual Currency

Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.
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Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.

Martijn Wismeijer keeps his Bitcoin handy -- right between his thumb and index finger.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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NY Considering Bitcoin Licenses for Small Businesses, Startups
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NY Considering Bitcoin Licenses for Small Businesses, Startups

The 'Transitional BitLicense' would let certain virtual currency companies operate within a lighter regulatory framework.
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Yelp Now Points Users to Businesses That Accept Bitcoin as Payment
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Yelp Now Points Users to Businesses That Accept Bitcoin as Payment

The popular consumer review site pushes Bitcoin as a viable payment option further into the mainstream.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Who the Heck Is Nick Szabo and Is He the Real Father of Bitcoin?
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Who the Heck Is Nick Szabo and Is He the Real Father of Bitcoin?

Could student sleuths have finally uncovered the true identity the mystery man behind the world's most enigmatic currency? Or is this just another false alarm?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation
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Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation

Mt. Gox isn't rising from the ashes after all and its customers will likely never see the hundreds of thousands of bitcoins the shattered exchange lost.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Bitcoin Millionaire Charlie Shrem Under House Arrest Following Federal Indictment
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Bitcoin Millionaire Charlie Shrem Under House Arrest Following Federal Indictment

The bad-boy founder of the Bitcoin Foundation and BitInstant is back at his mom and dad's place and he's in big trouble for allegedly funneling $1 million into shady Silk Road dealings.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin
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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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)
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3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial
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'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial

The reclusive California engineer again denies inventing Bitcoin, this time in a depressing statement that reveals that he can't find steady work nor afford internet service.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted
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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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin
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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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Japan Considers Taxing Bitcoin, Canadian Exchange Folds Following Hack
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Japan Considers Taxing Bitcoin, Canadian Exchange Folds Following Hack

There's never a dull moment in the Bitcoin realm. Here's a quick rundown of the latest twists in the digital currency's rollercoaster drama.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
50 Insane Facts About Bitcoin (Infographic)
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50 Insane Facts About Bitcoin (Infographic)

The more we know about the curious currency, the weirder it gets.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Bitcoin Basics for Beginners
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6 Bitcoin Basics for Beginners

Everything you need to know about the virtual currency everyone's talking about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow