Christie’s, the auction house, sold a work of art Thursday for a record-breaking $69.3 million for a piece that exists only digitally. The sale, reportedly made to an investor known by a pseudonym, is seen by many as history-making development…
By Jeffrey Brown, Jaywon Choe
The same Bitcoin just one year ago would have cost $10,000. The price is up almost 200% in the last three months alone.
By Matt Ott, Associated Press
The Justice Department has seized millions of dollars from cryptocurrency accounts used by militant organizations based abroad, including the Islamic State group and al-Qaida. Officials are describing it as the largest-ever seizure of digital currency funds related to terrorism.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday ostensibly to advocate for his company’s proposed new cryptocurrency, Libra -- but he faced intense scrutiny from lawmakers on multiple fronts. Facebook's controversial position of allowing false claims in political ads…
By Courtney Norris
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg aims to reassure Congress on Wednesday that his company won't try to evade financial regulators as it prepares its planned digital currency Libra.
By Rachel Lerman, Associated Press
The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services and boost ads on its platforms. But that move isn't likely…
By Paul Solman
The price of bitcoin has slowly gained back up some of its value after a precipitous drop this month.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, September 15, dangerous flooding and record rains pummel the Carolinas as Tropical Storm Florence slows, and the cost of subsidizing home insurance along the flood-prone coast. Also, a startup will try using blockchain technology to…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
The New York-based startup Civil launched last year with the goal of using blockchain -- the same technology that powers the cryptocurrency Bitcoin -- to help to build a network of independent news organizations with a sustainable business model. Civil…
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