02/25/14 04:16 PM
TOKYO (AP) — One of the world's largest bitcoin exchanges has seemingly disappeared, delivering a severe blow to the virtual currency as it struggles to gain legitimacy. A coalition of virtual currency companies said Tuesday that Tokyo-based Mt. Gox went under after secretly racking up...
02/25/14 02:15 PM
LONDON (AP) — Early Tuesday, the world's most established exchange for bitcoin disappeared from the Internet, sending the price of the virtual currency tumbling and prompting fears that the world's biggest experiment in electronic cash could soon be strangled by fraud or regulation. Here's an...
By Joseph Lawler | 02/25/14 01:06 PM
A Tokyo-based exchange called Mt. Gox suspended trading and went offline Monday as evidence appeared to suggest that it was insolvent and unable to repay customers with accounts worth in the hundreds of millions.
By Raphael Satter | 02/25/14 09:20 AM
A major bitcoin exchange has gone bust after secretly racking up catastrophic losses, other virtual currency companies said Tuesday — a potentially fatal blow for the exotic new form of money.
By Ashe Schow | 02/24/14 02:13 PM
Hey, politicians, are you tired of getting your porn stash noticed by the media? Well, Dogecoin and Australian porn star Angela White are here to meet your needs. White recently took to reddit (because, of course) to ask for assistance in setting up a payment system using Dogecoin for her porn...
02/20/14 11:15 PM
BOSTON (AP) — A Bitcoin ATM has landed at a Boston rail hub, allowing commuters to learn about the digital currency. On Wednesday, the ATM was placed by Liberty Teller at Boston's bustling South Station, which sees thousands of commuters a day. It and an ATM in Albuquerque, N.M., are believed...
By Ashe Schow | 02/20/14 08:43 AM
Bitcoin, the most valuable cryptocurrency on the market, is not included in either Google or Yahoo's currency converters, despite the currency's massive popularity.
02/12/14 10:00 AM
BERLIN (AP) — A freeze on Bitcoin withdrawals imposed by three major exchanges won't cause any long-term harm to the digital currency's credibility, entrepreneurs attending a Bitcoin conference said Wednesday. Bitcoin's value, which topped $1,100 in November, dropped below $630 Wednesday...
By Bloomberg News | 02/10/14 01:56 PM
Two South Florida men were arrested last week on what a local prosecutor said may be the first state law charges over the use of Bitcoin digital currency as part of an alleged money laundering scheme. Pascal Reid, 29, and Michel Abner Espinoza, 30, face two counts of money laundering and one...
02/05/14 08:55 AM
What last week’s arrest of Charlie Shrem means for the virtual currency.
By Ashe Schow | 02/03/14 03:20 PM
Bitcoin, the digital currency people can't stop talking about, is thus far free from direct meddling from the federal government. So naturally, Big Government wants to regulate it.
By Joseph Lawler | 01/28/14 04:22 PM
A day after the CEO of a Bitcoin exchange company was arrested for money laundering in New York City, a top New York state regulator suggested that more regulations would be in store for the digital currency in the near future. Speaking at a hearing on Bitcoin, New York Department of Financial...
By Joseph Lawler | 01/27/14 01:03 PM
Officials arrested the CEO of a Bitcoin exchange at New York City's JFK Airport on Sunday on charges of laundering more than $1 million in Bitcoins through the dark-web drug marketplace known as the Silk Road, prosecutors announced Monday. The announcement comes one day before New York's...
By Joseph Lawler | 01/27/14 07:59 AM
Members of the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors and regional Fed bank presidents will gather in Washington on Tuesday and Wednesday for the last monetary policy meeting headed by Chairman Ben Bernanke before Janet Yellen takes over in February.
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