Times just got even tougher for the fledgling cryptocash.
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.
Payments and Collections
Officials believe a revamped system would ultimately cut down on the losses the city incurs each year from unpaid violations.
Credit and debit cards may get a little safer, but theft online will grow. And Bitcoin still won't gain big traction.
Bitcoin's awareness and adoption grew by leaps and bounds this year, but its value did the opposite, plummeting by more than 56 percent.
The state's banking regulator says it will soften proposed rules for virtual currencies.
When Bill Gates boosts Bitcoin, Microsoft listens.
U.S. securities regulators on Monday ordered the operator of two exchanges to resolve claims that he failed to register them.
A top law enforcement agency is investigating bitcoin's role in organized crime as politicians and financial regulators embrace the digital currency as a legitimate part of modern business.
The same technology that makes Bitcoin an alternative currency could be adapted to make elections impervious to cheating at a fraction of the current cost.
Far Out Tech
Martijn Wismeijer keeps his Bitcoin handy -- right between his thumb and index finger.
The man allegedly gained control of as much as 7 percent of the bitcoin market by promising investors up to 7 percent weekly interest.
The 'Transitional BitLicense' would let certain virtual currency companies operate within a lighter regulatory framework.
A member of an anonymous information-sharing website claims to have hacked close to 7 million accounts.
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.
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