For years, the identity of the inventor of Bitcoin remained a total mystery. But Andy Greenberg and Gwern Branwen of WIRED posited Tuesday that the creator is probably an unknown Australian genius named Craig Steven Wright.
By Anna Sillers
Between credit cards, debit cards, Apple Pay and Venmo, the need for cash is on the decline -- and so is the ATM. And yet North American and European banks aren’t necessarily decreasing ATM production or removing the machines. Some…
By Charles Pulliam-Moore
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a primer on Monday meant to warn consumers about the potential dangers related to popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin…
By Xander Landen
The U.S. Marshals Service held an auction Friday of nearly 30,000 bitcoins seized from the now-shuttered online black market, Silk Road.
By Diane Jeanty
In an effort to bring the digital currency bitcoin more mainstream, BitPay, an Atlanta based bitcoin payment processor, signed a deal with ESPN Events to sponsor the former NCAA Beef O’Brady’s Bowl hosted in St. Petersburg, Florida.
By Domenico Montanaro, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
Today in the Morning Line: 2014 midterms will make polarization worse The man who would be the longest-serving member in the House disqualified from the ballot Bitcoins: A whole new world The tea party responds Interviewing Bill Clinton Just…
By Sam Lane
Billionaire businessman Warren Buffett harshly criticized the virtual currency bitcoin Friday during an interview with CNBC's "Squawk Box." "Stay away from it. It's a mirage, basically," the Berkshire Hathaway CEO said. "It's a method of transmitting money...The idea that…
By Simone Pathe
So what happens to the value of all those lost Bitcoins? Enter Goxcoin -- a new digital currency that would insure the assets trapped in Mt. Gox.
By Simone Pathe
Billions of dollars in gambling is happening in a currency that is largely unregulated, on websites set up on offshore servers, and right under the noses of officials who are unaware it exists.
By PBS NewsHour
Mt. Gox, an early player in the virtual currency Bitcoins, became a major online exchange until the disappearance of a significant sum and the subsequent bankruptcy of the company. Kashmir Hill of Forbes joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the potential…
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