Bitcoin

Cameron Winklevoss: A 'Sheriff' for Bitcoin's Wild West Is a Good Thing
Growth Strategies

Cameron Winklevoss: A 'Sheriff' for Bitcoin's Wild West Is a Good Thing

As the first day of Bitcoin hearings organized by the New York Department of Financial Services got underway Tuesday, regulators explained their priorities while investors expressed concerns.
Brian Patrick Eha
BitInstant CEO Arrested for Alleged Ties to Silk Road
Finance

BitInstant CEO Arrested for Alleged Ties to Silk Road

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem and underground Bitcoin exchanger Robert M. Faiella have been charged with using bitcoins to buy and sell illegal drugs to Silk Road users.
Cadie Thompson
These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People
Finance

These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People

BitAngels has already put $7 million into early-stage Bitcoin startups since May 2013 -- and there's $50 million more where that came from.
Brian Patrick Eha
How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999
Technology

How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

Long before Bitcoin ever existed, the notion was proposed by the U.S.'s most famous free-market economist.
Ray Hennessey
6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game
Starting a Business

6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game

Dell's Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt offers her view of trends that are going to take the main stage in 2014.
Catherine Clifford
This Bitcoin Wallet Service Just Added 3 Major Players to its Roster
Technology

This Bitcoin Wallet Service Just Added 3 Major Players to its Roster

KryptoKit, a new Bitcoin wallet service, has brought three high-profile entrepreneurs on as advisors, including a bonafide Bitcoin millionaire.
Brian Patrick Eha
Bitcoin ATMs Are Spreading Across the World
Finance

Bitcoin ATMs Are Spreading Across the World

Manufacturer Lamassu has sold 120 of its Bitcoin ATMs in its first four months, becoming a major player in a brand-new competitive space.
Brian Patrick Eha
India's No. 1 Bitcoin Exchange: Shutdown 'In No Way' Reflects Bitcoin's True Potential
Technology

India's No. 1 Bitcoin Exchange: Shutdown 'In No Way' Reflects Bitcoin's True Potential

As India's central bank considers what to do about digital currencies, Bitcoin businesses in India are suspending operations.
Brian Patrick Eha
Tech Myths People Keep Falling For
Technology

Tech Myths People Keep Falling For

Take this quiz: Can you spot the a tech myth from the tech fact?
Julie Bort
Lesson Learned: TV Anchor Shows Off Bitcoin, Is Instantly Robbed
Finance

Lesson Learned: TV Anchor Shows Off Bitcoin, Is Instantly Robbed

A Bitcoin that was shown during a segment on Bloomberg TV was immediately stolen by an observant Reddit user, providing the host and his audience with a valuable lesson about security and digital currency.
Sam Ro
Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits
Finance

Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits

China is cracking down on Bitcoin, and that means the price bubble is finally bursting.
Brian Patrick Eha
Bitcoin: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Finance

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.
Matthew Toren
Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High
Finance

Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High

A poll meant to show how few people know what Bitcoin is demonstrates just how widely Bitcoin is recognized.
Ray Hennessey
Coinbase Nets $25 Million in Largest Ever Bitcoin Fundraise
Finance

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
Bitcoin
Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that can be exchanged directly from peer to peer created by an unknown person who went by the alias “Satoshi Nakamoto” who published the bitcoin payment system in 2009. Some of the advantages of using bitcoin is that purchases can be made without any middle men or transaction fees and can be made anonymously.