Bitcoin

Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash: what happens now?
Business strategy

Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash: what happens now?

What Bitcoin's civil war means for the future of cryptocurrency
7 Aug 2017
Blockchain upgrade helps avert split in Bitcoin
cloud computing

Blockchain upgrade helps avert split in Bitcoin

A software revamp will help address transaction limitations in the cryptocurrency
24 Jul 2017
Bitcoin smashes $1,000-mark at turn of New Year
public sector

Bitcoin smashes $1,000-mark at turn of New Year

Digital currency’s value rises 125% in 12 months
3 Jan 2017
Bitcoin users will lose 36% of assets after hack
Security

Bitcoin users will lose 36% of assets after hack

Bitcoin dealing platform Hong Kong-based Bitfinex said it will give customers a BFX token equal to their losses instead
9 Aug 2016
Bitcoin value rises to $500 in 20-month high
public sector

Bitcoin value rises to $500 in 20-month high

Cryptocurrency begins to regain value, leading to auction of 24,518 confiscated bitcoins
31 May 2016
Craig Wright fails to prove he's Bitcoin creator
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Craig Wright fails to prove he's Bitcoin creator

The Australian entrepreneur backed out of a promise to transfer currency using a key only accessible by the founder
6 May 2016
Police raid the home of alleged Bitcoin founder
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Police raid the home of alleged Bitcoin founder

Wired and Gizmodo claim Australian cryptologist could be Satoshi Nakamoto
9 Dec 2015
EU promises crackdown on Bitcoin following Paris attacks
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EU promises crackdown on Bitcoin following Paris attacks

The plans are part of an EU-wide initiative to more carefully regulate non-banking payment methods
20 Nov 2015
Bitcoin legally exempt from VAT, rules EU Court of Justice
public sector

Bitcoin legally exempt from VAT, rules EU Court of Justice

Decision means EU will treat digital currency the same as traditional cash
22 Oct 2015
Mt. Gox CEO charged with embezzlement in Japan
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Mt. Gox CEO charged with embezzlement in Japan

The exec's charges include claims he lost £250m worth of bitcoins
14 Sep 2015
Ex-Secret Service agent admits laundering bitcoin
public sector

Ex-Secret Service agent admits laundering bitcoin

Shaun Bridges used exchanges like Mt. Gox to steal from Silk Road drug dealers
1 Sep 2015
Bitcoin code may be forked to launch new iteration
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Bitcoin code may be forked to launch new iteration

Two of the virtual currency's developers have decided to create Bitcoin XT
18 Aug 2015
Barclays tests Bitcoin tech for everyday banking
Business strategy

Barclays tests Bitcoin tech for everyday banking

The partnership with Safello will mean Barclays can try out blockchain for traditional banking operations
24 Jun 2015
Criminals launder money through Bitcoin
Security

Criminals launder money through Bitcoin

The lower value of the digital currency means criminals aren't hoarding it anymore
27 Apr 2015
DEA and Secret Service embroiled in Silk Road case
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DEA and Secret Service embroiled in Silk Road case

DEA special agent Carl Force and Secret Service special agent Shaun Bridges were arrested earlier this week
9 Apr 2015
Evolution scam: users lose $12m in bitcoins
Security

Evolution scam: users lose $12m in bitcoins

The Silk Road-esque drug marketplace has gone offline with thousands of Bitcoin users' cash
23 Mar 2015
Bank of England could use Bitcoin-like digital currency
Business strategy

Bank of England could use Bitcoin-like digital currency

Report outlines benefits of central banks adopting digital currencies to speed up payments
26 Feb 2015
Dell now accepting Bitcoin payments in the UK
asset management

Dell now accepting Bitcoin payments in the UK

Hardware giant is the largest company in the world to accept virtual currency as a payment method
20 Feb 2015
Ulbricht guilty of running Silk Road
Security

Ulbricht guilty of running Silk Road

Ulbricht's mother claims trial wasn't fair, defence intends to appeal
5 Feb 2015
Dell boss reveals Bitcoin order
Business strategy

Dell boss reveals Bitcoin order

Michael Dell tweets order for servers worth 85 Bitcoins or $50,000
12 Aug 2014
Dell flags network-hijacking cryptocurrency thefts
Theft
Security

Dell flags network-hijacking cryptocurrency thefts

Researchers from Dell SecureWorks share details of a recent run of cryptocurrency thefts
7 Aug 2014
Apple reverses ban to accept Bitcoin-based apps again
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Apple reverses ban to accept Bitcoin-based apps again

Apple is ready to accept virtual currencies on its App Store again despite banning their use in 2013
3 Jun 2014
"Dark Wallet" bitcoin software aims to keep users anonymous
Security

"Dark Wallet" bitcoin software aims to keep users anonymous

App will keep transaction untraceable, no matter who you are
1 May 2014