Wednesday, January 17
Bitcoin extended its sharp tumble of the past 24 hours, skidding more than seven percent on Wednesday in a rapid downturn in fortunes as investors were spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year.
Wednesday, October 25
La Banque de Maurice (BoM) était l’un des plus farouches opposants à des transactions ayant pour monnaie d’échange, le bitcoin, une des crypto-monnaies les plus populaires dans le monde. Mais il semblerait que ce soit chose du passé désormais.
Monday, September 25
JPMorgan Chase has been routing customer orders for bitcoin -related instruments, a spokesman said on Monday, despite the bank's chief executive's calling the crypto currency "a fraud."
Tuesday, August 01
Bitcoin's underlying software code could be split on Tuesday to create a clone called "Bitcoin Cash," potentially providing a windfall for holders of the digital currency.
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.