The cryptocurrency’s mysterious creator has reportedly been identified, sparking controversy.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen tells senators the central bank is watching the effects of weather and Bitcoin.
Major bitcoin trading exchange Mt. Gox has gone offline with little warning or information, leaving those with money in the exchange wondering if they’ll ever get their bitcoins back. The volatility at Mt. Gox has shaken the Bitcoin community, with some of the leading Bitcoin companies scrambling to restore faith and integrity in the cryptocurrency
Here is what’s going on with Bitcoin, from Mt. Gox to Winkdex to bitcoin ATMs.
Mt. Gox issues statement blaming issue on a bug in Bitcoin software, causing prices to drop.
People have used all sorts of comparisons to describe the cryptocurrency.
The IRS is still pondering how to tax Bitcoin. It better decide soon.
A leading backer of bitcoins has been arrested and accused of exchanging the currency to facilitate illegal drug buys on the online markeplace Silk Road.
The alternative currency is getting strong support from an unlikely place.
The online retailer is accepting Bitcoin for payments using Coinbase.