News tagged with bitcoin

Probing Question: What is Bitcoin?

In 1729, when he was 23 years old, Benjamin Franklin authored a pamphlet titled "A Modest Inquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper Currency." The revolutionary idea he advocated? Paper money printed ...

Jul 10, 2014 3.4 / 5 (5) 3

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.

May 18, 2013 4.6 / 5 (14) 17

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 ...

Jan 16, 2014 4.7 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast