More Bitcoin Articles

  • Court rejects bankruptcy protection for Mt. Gox

    TOKYO (AP) — The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application. Mt. Gox said Wednesday the Tokyo District Court decided the company, which was a trading platform and storehouse for the bitcoin virtual currency, would...

  • Florida bitcoin case tests money laundering limits

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two police officers burst through a hotel room door with guns drawn, yelling "Police! Get Down!" just after an alleged money laundering transaction went down. But instead of briefcases stuffed with a drug dealer's cash, this exchange involved an undercover officer with...

  • Bitcoin: Taxed as property, regulated as currency?

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (yes, even Dogecoin) will now be taxed the same as any other property, according to new IRS guidance. The IRS guidance begins by seemingly accepting that cryptocurrencies are a form of currency, but notes that they are not officially recognized....

  • Marc Andreessen skewers Warren Buffett for doubting Bitcoin

    Billionaire Warren Buffett has established his credentials as a savvy money manager, but Internet trailblazer Marc Andreessen doubts the stock market sage knows much about financial innovations such as the virtual currency bitcoin.

  • IRS says bitcoin will be taxed like property

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Virtual currencies like bitcoin will be taxed like property — not currency, the Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday. The IRS says bitcoin is not legal tender. You can't use it to pay your taxes. However, if you receive wages in bitcoin, you have to pay taxes on it just...

  • Could Israel regulate Bitcoin?

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the possibility that his country would begin regulating the popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin on Tuesday, but said that Israel would “not rush forward” with any regulations. Netanyahu, speaking with Fox Business Network host Liz Claman, said...

  • CEO of bitcoin exchange found dead in Singapore

    A police spokesman said Thursday that initial investigations indicated there was no suspicion of "foul play" in the Feb. 26 death, meaning officers do not suspect murder. The spokesman said police found 28-year-old Autumn Radtke, an American, lying motionless near the apartment tower where she...

  • Another Bitcoin bank closes after high-tech heist

    A bank specializing in bitcoins says it has closed after computer hackers robbed its digital currency.



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