Good news! Soon, you can shop online and pay through Bitcoins

Good news! Soon, you can shop online and pay through Bitcoins

Online shopping and utility bill payments via the virtual currency should be available soon.

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright who identified himself as Bitcoin founder backtracks

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright who identified himself as Bitcoin founder backtracks

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright who had identified himself as Bitcoin founder couple of days back has backtracked citing that he would not provide further proof to back up his claim that he created Bitcoin.

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright identifies himself as Bitcoin founder

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright identifies himself as Bitcoin founder

An Australian IT entrepreneur identified himself as the creator of digital cash system Bitcoin, ending years of speculation behind the identity of the crypto-currency founder.

Australian police raid Sydney home of reported bitcoin creator

Australian police raided the Sydney home and office on Wednesday of a man named by Wired magazine as the probable creator of bitcoin and holder of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the cryptocurrency.

Top EU court rules Bitcoin exchange tax-free in Europe

Top EU court rules Bitcoin exchange tax-free in Europe

The EU's top court ruled today that the exchange of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies should be treated just like traditional money in Europe and not incur any sales tax.

Japan charges Bitcoin exchange CEO with embezzlement

Japan charges Bitcoin exchange CEO with embezzlement

Japanese prosecutors said Friday that they have charged the head of collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox with embezzlement, amid fraud allegations over the disappearance of hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars-worth of the virtual currency.

Bitcoin: Key facts you should know

Bitcoin: Key facts you should know

Bitcoin is a virtual currency that is created from computer code. Unlike a real-world currency like the US dollar or the euro, it has no central bank and is not backed by any government.

MtGox Bitcoin CEO 'misused customer funds': Japanese media

Mark Karpeles, the head of the collapsed MtGox Bitcoin exchange who was arrested in Tokyo, is facing fresh allegations that he misused $8.9 million in customers` deposits, Japanese media reported Sunday.

Japanese police arrest CEO of MtGox Bitcoin exchange

Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, head of the MtGox Bitcoin exchange, after a series of fraud allegations lead to its spectacular collapse and hammered the digital currency's reputation.

Bitcoin exchange itBit seeks New York banking licence

In a little noticed move, bitcoin exchange itBit has filed for a banking licence in New York, according to the state banking authority.

Federal agents stole Bitcoin in Silk Road probe: US

Two undercover federal agents in the investigation of Bitcoin market Silk Road extorted and stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of the virtual currency for themselves, the US said today.

Federal agents stole Bitcoin in Silk Road probe: US

Two undercover federal agents in the investigation of Bitcoin market Silk Road extorted and stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of the virtual currency for themselves, the US said Monday.

In boon for bitcoin, UK to regulate digital currency exchanges

Britain took a significant step towards becoming a global bitcoin hub on Wednesday as the government announced it would regulate digital currencies for the first time by applying anti-money laundering rules to exchanges.

Bitcoin: Here’s a 14-minute video that explains this enigma perfectly

Bitcoin, the digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown is now showing some staying power.

Zebpay launches bitcoin mobile wallet in India

Tech firm Zebpay Wednesday announced launch of its 'bitcoin' mobile wallet in the country.

Regulator raps Australian bitcoin IPO hopeful for China social media marketing

Regulators ordered Australia`s Bitcoin Group Ltd to stop making public statements about its plans to undertake the world`s first initial public offering of a virtual currency exchange after the company approached potential Chinese investors via social media.

Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp suspends service after security breach

Bitstamp, one of the largest exchanges for trading the digital bitcoin currency, said it has suspended its service after a security breach on Sunday, resulting in loss of around 19,000 bitcoins.

Bitcoin transactions may not be anonymous: study

However it was not clear if it is also possible to reveal the IP address behind each transaction.

Bitcoin exchange Kraken to help in Mt. Gox bankruptcy

Once handling 80 percent of the world`s bitcoin trades, Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy in February in Tokyo after it lost 750,000 of its users` bitcoins and 100,000 of its own. Mark Karpeles, the 28 year-old French CEO of Mt. Gox, blamed hackers for the loss.

New MIT algorithm can predict price of Bitcoin

MIT scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict the price of the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency Bitcoin.