News tagged with bitcoin

MtGox bitcoin plunges as website disappears

The website of Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange MtGox went down on Tuesday after the value of the virtual unit sank to about a quarter of that on other platforms and Japanese regulators said they were unable to step in.

dateFeb 24, 2014 in Internet
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Bitcoin finding its way from cyberspace to shops

A streetwear clothing store in Bergenfield, N.J., will sell you a camouflage hoodie for about 0.10862 bitcoin. It's received bitcoins for online orders, but so far no one has walked into the Jeffersons storefront and asked ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Internet
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Winklevosses make their own Bitcoin index

Early Bitcoin investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have created their own index of the virtual currency, as they gear up to launch the first publicly traded US Bitcoin fund.

dateFeb 19, 2014 in Internet
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Probing Bitcoins

(Phys.org) —Bitcoin transactions may be anonymous, but they're also completely transparent. This makes stealing easier, but cashing in on the theft without getting caught a lot more difficult. That's one ...

dateJan 16, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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China online marketplace Taobao to ban Bitcoins

China's largest online marketplace, Alibaba Group's Taobao, said Wednesday that it would ban the trading of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies from January 14, after a government crackdown on the units.

dateJan 08, 2014 in Internet
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