Decentralized cryptocurrencies render banks completely obsolete. They deliver the control of the financial system back to the people. Bankers are smart enough to know this and today, in China, the banks ‘decreed’ that Bitcoin may not be used as cu
Earlier today, the People's Bank of China warned the controversial electronic currency carried risk. It also instructed financial institutions not to trade it. "Is this a bubble in Bitcoin?" asked former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan
Imagine a world in which you can buy anything in secret. No banks. No fees. No worries inflation will make today's money worth less tomorrow.
Earlier today, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan discussed Bitcoin with Bloomberg's Trish Regan.
Stephen Colbert put the town of Vicco, Ky., on the map this summer after he profiled the town's gay mayor and perhaps-unexpectedly tolerant residents in what some called the greatest segment in the show's history.
Two guys on Reddit who were enraged when someone stole as much as $100 million in Bitcoins from "Sheep Marketplace," an illegal online drug sales web site, believe the thief has passed the cash through a Bitcoin wallet that at one point contained as
The city of Vicco, Kentucky is believed to be the first city in the United States to pay a government official using the popular crypto currency BitCoin.
U.K.-based hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry, the founder of Eclectica Asset Management, made some interesting comments about how he thinks Bitcoin could go to $1 million, Investment Week's Dan Jones reports.
Gold and silver bullion was apparently among the biggest selling items on Bitcoin Black Friday.
Bitcoin is changing the way we think about money and transactions, and during its brief existence has changed the way not only businesses operate, but has also been instrumental in setting new standards for charities.
At this point, you’d pretty much have to be living under a rock to have not heard of Bitcoin.
The past several weeks have seen the emergence of several innovative and user friendly websites related to Bitcoin specifically, and crypto-currencies generally.
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Dear Peter, It was a privilege and an honor to be a guest on your radio show today. I’ve been a fan of yours for more than five years; you were one of the reasons I discovered Austrian economics (and, in turn, Bitcoin), and your eloquent explanation
Marco Crispini set out to build a Bitcoin exchange — a place where people could buy and sell the world’s most popular digital currency — but then he realized just how difficult that would be.
Spot Silver is trading back to early July 2013 levels as it drop 4.1% - its biggest down-day since the SeptTaper debacles began.
Stockholm-based KnCMiner sold $8 million worth of their new $10,000-a-pop bitcoin miners in 24 hours last Wednesday, according to KnC spokesman Alex Lawn.
I like Gary North. I appreciate his work and I spent a very pleasant hour hanging out with him at FreedomFest a few years back. We have mutual friends. I saw the headline for his anti-Bitcoin article but didn’t take time to read it until we got sever
On Veteran’s Day, I had the opportunity to interview Angela Keaton, the Director of Operations at Antiwar.com. About one year ago they began accepting donations in bitcoin, and it has helped greatly in their fundraising.
Israeli academics Dorit Ron and Adi Shamir thought they may have uncovered an intriguing link between the anonymous creator of the bitcoin digital currency and the illicit online drug marketplace the Silk Road. But it turns out the idea was bunk.
A British man says he threw out a hard drive that had 7,500 bitcoins on it, worth over $7.5 million as of Wednesday.
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The value of a bitcoin has topped $1,000, a mere 11 months after the fledgling digital currency was worth little more than a $10 bill.
Well that escalated quickly. Having broken above $900 yesterday to new record highs (and a 100% gain in a week), the crypto currency is not looking back now. On what is higher than average volume this morning, Bitcoin just broke above the magic $1000
A week after spiking above $900, before dropping 50% in the following 48 hours amid last week's Senate hearings, Bitcoin has recovered the losses (i.e. doubled) and is now trading at record high levels against the USD - $930 on Mt.Gox.
Is bitcoin a bubble? Does gold have an intrinsic value? Is bitcoin a ponzi or pyramid scheme? Peter Schiff thinks so. Stefan Molyneux and Peter Schiff discuss Bitcoin vs. Gold and the future of money.
The Pink Cow is the first restaurant in Tokyo that lets you pay with Bitcoin, the world’s most popular digital currency.
The price of a bitcoin topped $900 last week, an enormous surge in value that arrived amidst Congressional hearings where top U.S. financial regulators took a surprisingly rosy view of digital currency.
The following graphic was put together by the folks at Promontory Financial and is extremely telling.
Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson announced on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Friday that his commercial space flight venture will accept bitcoin as payment. He called it "a new exciting currency."