Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Exchange Founder Sentenced to Prison for Money Laundering

The DOJ believes Alexander Vinnick ran BTC-e as a front for a money laundering operation.

Mariella Moon

Bitcoin Reaches a Two-Week High and the Zuckerberg Fact-Check Is In. 3 Things to Know Today.

Here's what you should know today about Bitcoin, Mark Zuckerberg and Heinz's new product, Mayochup. Stay in the know in 60 seconds.

Hayden Field

3 Internet-Based Businesses You Can Start in 2018

Online experiences connect people worldwide to your brand and the solutions you offer -- without requiring a big budget to launch your digital storefront.

Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies: the Next Shiny Object or the Next Gold Mine?

Cryptocurrency is evolving, as one CEO in the field put it, "at a faster pace than the dotcom boom two decades ago."

Banks, Tech Companies Move on From Bitcoin to Blockchain

Blockchain, the technology that underlies Bitcoin, is generating interest from investors.

Reuters

Bitcoin Is Now Tax Free in Europe

The European Court of Justice ruled the virtual currency can be treated in the same way as traditional money.

Matt Clinch

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

The digital currency has the same designation as gold or oil.

Matt Clinch

Japanese Court: Bitcoin Can't Be Owned, People Can't Sue Mt. Gox for Compensation

A judge ruled that bitcoins don't have the 'tangible qualities' needed to constitute owned property by Japanese law.

Daniel Cooper

Entrepreneurs Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

The digital currency offers lower transaction fees, a new customer base and easier online checkout. Are you in?

Jaia Thomas

CNBC

Bitstamp Expected to Resume Trading Within Hours

The Bitcoin exchange, which shut down following a security breach, says it will begin trading the virtual currency again within the next day or so.

Reuters