News tagged with currency

Venture capitalist wins US bitcoin auction

A California venture capitalist announced Wednesday he won the US government auction of bitcoins, and plans to use them to help emerging economies that are "hamstrung by weak currencies."

Jul 02, 2014
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Bitcoin boss flees Cyprus 'after threat'

The boss of a Bitcoin company in Cyprus has fled abroad days after it suddenly stopped operations, in a blow to the virtual currency's once vaunted prospects on the island.

Apr 03, 2014
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Charities open coffers to cryptocurrency donations

Guests mingling at a recent gala for the Spare Key charity didn't know it, but they had entered a new frontier in nonprofit fund­raising. Folks who bought auction items ranging from French wine to a Mexican vacation were ...

Apr 02, 2014
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MtGox says co-operating with Tokyo police

Failed Bitcoin exchange MtGox said Wednesday it has submitted "electronic records" and other documents to the Tokyo police after it collapsed in February admitting losing half a billion dollars' worth of the digital currency.

Mar 26, 2014
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