Bitcoin

Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin
digital currency

Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin

The Visa-powered card will convert digital currencies into fiat currencies at point of purchase
11 Apr 2019
US identifies and charges SamSam ransomware authors
hacking and ransomware
Security

US identifies and charges SamSam ransomware authors

In a wave of attacks spanning three years, the US government has charged the people behind it, but getting them in handcuffs won't be easy
29 Nov 2018
John McAfee goes “on the run” from the SEC
Security

John McAfee goes “on the run” from the SEC

Controversial tech magnate believes his cryptocurrency support has got him in trouble
16 May 2018
Hackers are increasingly exploiting cryptojacking malware
Bitcoin cryptocurrency mining
cyber crime

Hackers are increasingly exploiting cryptojacking malware

Crypto malware is quickly extending to non-browser applications, says Checkpoint
13 Apr 2018
No, the crypto bubble hasn't popped
digital currency

No, the crypto bubble hasn't popped

The cryptocurrency market is far more than a giant get-rich-quick scheme
15 Feb 2018
Bitcoin-mining hackers hit government websites
digital currency

Bitcoin-mining hackers hit government websites

Visiting public body domains could turn your computer into a cryptocurrency miner
12 Feb 2018
What is the value of Bitcoin?
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What is the value of Bitcoin?

Why is Bitcoin worth anything and what does it mean for business?
8 Jan 2018
SEC chairman warns investors to be wary of ICOs
digital currency

SEC chairman warns investors to be wary of ICOs

Investors should act with "extreme caution" over initial coin offerings, chairman says
12 Dec 2017
Meet Bitcoin Gold - the second split from Bitcoin this year
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Meet Bitcoin Gold - the second split from Bitcoin this year

What Bitcoin's second hard fork means for the cryptocurrency
26 Oct 2017
Pirate Bay ropes visitors' PCs into mining cryptocurrency
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Pirate Bay ropes visitors' PCs into mining cryptocurrency

Piracy site borrows users' CPU to mine Monero coins
18 Sep 2017
Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash: what happens now?
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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 ruled tax-free in Europe – here's how to buy them
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Bitcoin ruled tax-free in Europe – here's how to buy them

The European Court of Justice has ruled that bitcoins can be exchanged tax-free
27 Oct 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