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Bitcoin

Ex-NFL Star Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson Scores a Touchdown for Bitcoin Awareness on Twitter

The hot-tempered former NFL wide receiver wonders how 'easy'' the complicated cryptocurrency is. Don't even get us started.
Bitcoin

GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

Everyone's buzzing about Rep. Steve Stockman's plan to submit a bill declaring Bitcoin a currency, but this isn't the first time the politician has whipped up a stir.
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card

One startup has launched a game-changing service that swaps bitcoins for dollars and puts them on a prepaid debit card that works in regular ATM machines.
Bitcoin

Meet the College Students Who Are Driving the Future of Bitcoin

Jeremy Gardner and his peers just might convince top universities to start accepting Bitcoin for donations, tuition payments and more.
Bitcoin

IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
Bitcoin

The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted

The latest twist in the shattered exchange's meltdown has hackers calling Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles a fraud, a liar and a few other ‘choice' words. Meanwhile, CoinDesk warns that the leaked files are Bitcoin wallet-pilfering trojans.
Bitcoin

50 Insane Facts About Bitcoin (Infographic)

The more we know about the curious currency, the weirder it gets.
Bitcoin

Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy, Faults Hackers and Flawed System for Collapse

The end has officially come for the former Bitcoin trading heavyweight, as it files for Chapter 11 in Tokyo and admits to losing nearly half a billion U.S. dollars worth of the virtual currency.
Bitcoin

Mt. Gox Breaks Silence With Vague Statement, Confirms Transaction Freeze

The troubled virtual currency exchange finally breaks its silence, but fails to address swirling bankruptcy allegations.
Bitcoin

Mt. Gox Bails on Bitcoin Foundation, Mysteriously Kills Off All Tweets

The sudden, strange moves aren't helping to restore confidence in the trailblazing, yet increasingly tarnished digital currency exchange.
Growth Strategies

Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Blocks Withdrawals

The price of a Bitcoin plummeted sharply Friday as Mt. Gox temporarily halted withdrawals on its trading platform to fix technical errors.
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.
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.
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.
Technology

SecondMarket CEO: Wall Street Will Put 'Hundreds of Millions' Into Bitcoin

The founder of the Bitcoin Investment Trust has been meeting with Wall Street players whom he says are preparing to pour vast amounts of money into the digital currency.