Virtual Currency The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Virtual Currency en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:26:00 GMT 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. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:26:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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? Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:50:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:35:00 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 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. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:34:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow '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. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:35:00 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 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. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:25:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:54:00 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 6 Bitcoin Basics for Beginners Everything you need to know about the virtual currency everyone’s talking about. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:19:00 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 Bitcoin Advocate Andreessen: 'Mt. Gox Had to Die' Outspoken cryptocurrency defender says the shady exchange's collapse was predictable and doesn't pose a significant threat to Bitcoin. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:51:00 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 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. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:36:00 GMT John Phillips Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet Stealth startup Clinkle announced Branson would be added to the long list of investors banking on its mysterious product being a grand slam. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:22:00 GMT Andrea Huspeni