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.
Retailers worldwide increasingly see Bitcoin as just another payment method but governments are suspicious it is a rival to currency.
Next Big Thing
There's a new digital monetary system in town.
The world's largest Bitcoin wallet service just sealed a record venture capital deal. Backers include none other than billionaire Richard Branson.
The novel new form of payment has advantages for businesses over credit cards for ordinary transactions.
That's right. America's richest man believes Bitcoin is a promising payments solution. Why? Because it's 'cheap.' However, his outlook isn't as bright on the anonymity aspect.
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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