Wednesday, August 03
Nearly 120,000 units of digital currency bitcoin worth about US$72 million was stolen from the exchange platform Bitfinex in Hong Kong, rattling the global bitcoin community in the second-biggest security breach ever of such an exchange.
Thursday, December 10
It's about more than mere curiosity. Australian police raided the home of one Craig Wright Wednesday, mere hours after two publications alleged that he is the secretive inventor of Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency that’s become a darling of tech-savvy libertarians seeking an alternative to dollars, euros and so on.
Thursday, February 27
MtGox. This exchange bitcoin MtGox Tokyo platform was downright locks up yesterday, Tuesday, Feb. 25. And those holding this virtual currency could not even recover their virtual money for two weeks. MTGox evokes a computer bug, except that, in fact, the price of bitcoin fell 15% as the turmoil has undermined other platforms.
Tuesday, January 28
The BitInstant CEO and a Florida man are accused of selling more than $1 million worth of bitcoins to people trying to buy and sell illegal drugs on the Silk Road website.
Tuesday, December 24
Fraud, impairment or difficulty of exchange against a real currency. Many risks faced by users bitcoins, a virtual currency. The Bank of Mauritius pulls the alarm.
Friday, December 20
The emergence and growth of virtual currencies concern the Bank of Mauritius. Bitcoin is part of the unregulated digital money and which are not issued or guaranteed by a central bank.
Sunday, December 01
Virtual currency: It is mathematically elegant, increasingly popular and highly controversial. Bitcoin’s success is putting it under growing strain
Wednesday, November 20
Virtual currency Bitcoin is "experimental" and remains "high risk" for most consumers, the Bitcoin Foundation's general counsel told a Senate committee in a hearing Monday on the emerging technology.
Friday, May 10
Bitcoin, a digital currency, hit the headlines after a phenomenal rise and fall in its value in the last few weeks. Since its launch in 2009, it has garnered a fan-following as well as harsh critics.
Tuesday, April 09
As Adam Ozimek points out Bitcoin has so far largely been greeted with eye-rolling by professional economists. One reason is that the cryptocurrency’s most enthusiastic advocates tend to subscribe to a hard-money, end-the-Fed worldview that is unpopular among elites.