'World's first' bitcoin ATM opens in Canada
Three young entrepreneurs have opened what they call the world's first ATM able to exchange bitcoins for any official currency.
Norwegian man buys flat with forgotten $24 bitcoin investment
A Norwegian man who purchased $24 worth of bitcoins and then promptly forgot about it for four years, was able to buy an apartment in central Oslo thanks to the massive appreciation of the virtual currency.
NY US Attorney says $28M in bitcoins seized
The United States Attorney in New York says about $28 million worth of bitcoins have been seized from a man charged with operating a notorious online drug marketplace known as Silk Road.
Prosecutors want Silk Road mastermind to remain jailed
Prosecutors on Friday told a federal judge that the mastermind of the nefarious online bazaar Silk Road is too dangerous to be freed on bail.
Silk Road wound through dark side of the Internet
There is a dark side to the Internet, and it can be used for evil as well as for good.
Texas man charged in alleged Bitcoin scam
US regulators Tuesday charged a Texas man with running a Ponzi scheme in which he raised some $4.5 million in the virtual currency Bitcoin.
US seizes Bitcoin operator accounts
US authorities seized the accounts of a Bitcoin digital currency exchange operator, claiming it was functioning as an "unlicensed money service business," court documents showed Friday.
High-volume Bitcoin exchanges less likely to fail, but more likely breached, says study
Online exchanges that trade hard currency for the rapidly emerging cyber money known as Bitcoin have a 45 percent chance of failing—often taking their customers' money with them.
The bubble bursts on e-currency Bitcoin
Many saw it coming, but that didn't stop the Bitcoin bubble from bursting: after rising to dizzying heights, the digital currency suffered its first true crash this week.
Bitcoin bursts: Hacker currency gets wild ride (Update)
It's a promising form of electronic cash free from central bankers and beloved by hackers. It—Bitcoin—may also be in trouble, registering catastrophic losses that have sent speculators scrambling.
Wild, unregulated hacker currency gains following (Update)
With $600 stuffed in one pocket and a smartphone tucked in the other, Patricio Fink recently struck the kind of deal that's feeding the rise of a new kind of money—a virtual currency whose oscillations ...