Head of troubled bitcoin exchange still in Japan
(AP)—The head of troubled bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox says in a web post that he is still in Japan, and "working very hard" to find a solution to the Tokyo-based organization's problems.
Website of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox offline (Update)
(AP)—The website of major bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is offline Tuesday amid reports it suffered a debilitating theft, a new setback for efforts to gain legitimacy for the virtual currency.
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.
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 ...
Virtual currency Bitcoin ATM arrives in Boston (Update)
A Bitcoin ATM has landed at a Boston rail hub, allowing commuters to learn about the digital currency.
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.
Entrepreneur makes Bitcoin gift to US college
In what may be the first college donation of the new electronic currency, a Bitcoin entrepreneur has made a $10,000 virtual donation to a Washington state liberal arts college.
ATMs raise Bitcoin profile, concerns (Update)
Even if you aren't sure what a Bitcoin is, you may soon find them at a nearby machine.
Bitcoin value plunges on Japanese exchange
The value of bitcoin on a Tokyo exchange was less than half that on other platforms Wednesday, two weeks after it suspended withdrawals claiming a bug in the software that underpins the virtual currency.
Bitcoin entrepreneurs bullish despite tech trouble
A freeze on Bitcoin withdrawals imposed by three major exchanges won't cause any long-term harm to the digital currency's credibility, entrepreneurs attending a Bitcoin conference said Wednesday.
Show me the money: HK in "biggest ever" Bitcoin giveaway
Hong Kongers snapped up HK$500,000 ($65,000) in Bitcoin vouchers on Thursday to mark the Lunar New Year in what organisers said was the biggest ever giveaway of the currency—though some were confused about ...
We the Internet: Bitcoin developers seed idea for Bitcloud
University's bitcoin gimmick masks accountability problem with online currency
Cumbria University is to allow some students to pay their tuition fees in bitcoin, the digital currency hitherto more associated with drugs and guns. ...
Vegas casinos now accepting cybercurrency Bitcoin
Las Vegas is getting one more novelty. Starting this week, patrons will be able to use the online currency Bitcoin to pay for rooms, food and drinks at two downtown casinos.