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Citigroup Is Testing Its Own Bitcoin: 'Citicoin'

Taking a page out of Bitcoin's playbook, the banking giant is exploring innovative ways to transact across borders without a bank account.

Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison

The mastermind behind the underground website is expected to appeal.

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New York Just Issued Its First-Ever Bitcoin Banking License

The groundbreaking license granted to cryptocurrency exchange itBit signifies a momentous stride forward in the race to legitimize the fledgling digital currency.

Richard Branson Holding Digital Currency Summit on Private Caribbean Island

From May 25 to 28, the Virgin Group founder will co-host a forum about the future of Blockchain and Bitcoin.

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Bitcoin VIP: The Internet Had a Shady Start, Too

Gavin Andresen of the Bitcoin Foundation says that the use of the digital currency for less-than-legal purchases laid the groundwork for its entering the mainstream.

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Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin

The LinkedIn co-founder's investments in Facebook, Airbnb and Dropbox more than paid off. Will Silicon Valley's 'startup whisperer' be on the money about Bitcoin, too?

Would You Work Out Harder If You Got Paid in Bitcoin?

Austin-based startup Chaotic Moon Studios is showing off an iOS app at SXSW that pays people to exercise. The more users work out with FitCoin, the more cryptocash they stash.

Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Is Like a 'Child Taking Its First Steps' But Will One Day Win the Finance Marathon

Ahead of the launch of their own Bitcoin exchange, tech entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss say the nascent cryptocurrency isn't primed for mass adoption just yet, but it will one day rule the financial world.

Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty

At 20, Wences Casares launched Argentina's first Internet service provider. Now 40, and with several successful startups under his belt, the serial entrepreneur is on a mission to bring financial security to underserved communities through Bitcoin.

Hong Kong's Central Bank Warns Against Investing in Bitcoin in Wake of Alleged Pyramid Scheme

When MyCoin suddenly shut down, some $387 million in investor cash bit the dust. Officials suspect that the exchange scammed customers all along.