News tagged with bitcoins

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

(AP)—The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for.

Feb 28, 2014
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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.

Feb 24, 2014
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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 ...

Feb 21, 2014
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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.

Feb 19, 2014
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