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US politicians can accept bitcoin donations

American politicians can now take bitcoin as legal political contributions, but not anonymously, after a ruling by the US federal election commission.<p>The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has ruled that politicians and political action committees (Pacs) – independent political campaign groups which …

California to get its first Bitcoin ATM Thursday

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Robocoin<p>If new tech doesn’t start in Silicon Valley, it doesn’t take long for it to show up there. Now Bay Area …

SecondMarket aim to open Bitcoin fund to investors

SecondMarket Inc. is racing to open up a private bitcoin investment fund to ordinary investors as soon as the fourth quarter, potentially beating a …

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The Real Undiscovered Godfather In Bitcoin: FinCEN

The controversy roiling the Bitcoin community continues with the outing and then cloaking of the man fingered by Newsweek as Bitcoin’s Louis Pasteur. But the unassuming Dorian S. Nakamoto, a Japanese-American man in California, denied having anything to do with the digital currency in an interview …

MtGox returns to allow users to check Bitcoin balance

Bankrupt Bitcoin exchange MtGox is allowing users to check their balance for the first time since it went offline last month<p>Bitcoin exchange <b>MtGox</b> is now displaying a login screen for users to check their balances, instead of the legal notices it has displayed for the past few weeks.<p>Late last month …

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Dorian Nakamoto denies having anything to do with bitcoin

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Mt. Gox files for Chapter 15 in U.S.

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for Chapter 15 in the U.S. on Sunday, a chapter of the bankruptcy code that is designed …

Tech Week That Was: Women In Tech, Bitcoin's Man And SXSW Begins

Another hectic week in the technology space wraps up just as the massive festival for interactive geeks and the marketers who love them — South By Southwest — gets under way in Austin, Texas.<p>If this is your first <i>All Tech</i> roundup, we organize it in three sections: <b>ICYMI</b> for some highlights from NPR's …

Newsweek knocks on door of dad-of-six, tells him he invented Bitcoin

<b>Updated</b> The mysterious inventor of Bitcoin is a middle-aged Japanese-American family man named Satoshi Nakamoto, <i>Newsweek</i> has breathlessly alleged.<p>In …

Attorney subpoenaed Mt. Gox, other bitcoin businesses: source | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Manhattan Attorney Preet Bharara has sent subpoenas to Mt. Gox, other bitcoin exchanges, and businesses that deal in bitcoin to seek information on how they handled recent cyber attacks, a source familiar with the probe said on Wednesday.<p>Some Bitcoin are pictured in this photo …

Regulator sounds alarm on bitcoin

While plenty of consumers and investors ponder both the value and future of bitcoin, one U.S. state securities regulator is warning about dealing …

Bitcoin crashes 50% on Mt. Gox after CEO resigns from Bitcoin Foundation

Shutterstock photo<p>Investing.com -<p>Investing.com - Bitcoin prices crashed more than 50% on the Tokyo-based Mt. Gox Exchange on Monday, after the chief …

Bitcoin spikes almost 200% on Mt. Gox withdrawal rumors

Shutterstock photo<p>Investing.com -<p>Investing.com - Bitcoin prices spiked almost 200% on the Tokyo-based Mt. Gox Exchange on Sunday to hit an intraday …

MtGox leaves the Bitcoin Foundation board

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Nevarpp<p>Mark Karpeles, CEO of the pioneering but troubled Bitcoin exchange MtGox, has resigned his seat on …

Bitcoin Prices On MtGox Are Going Bananas

Bitcoin prices on MtGox are up about 200% this weekend to more than $300, reaching as high as $349.<p>The reason appears to be reports that the exchange has begun testing restarting Bitcoin withdrawals. They've been suspended for more than two weeks because of a software glitch in Gox's customer …

Order Up! Food Businesses Find An Appetite For Bitcoin

Hungry for a Philly cheesesteak or a hot Reuben sandwich? That'll be about 0.001 bitcoin, please.<p>From restaurants to breweries, to even your local farmers market and lemonade stand, the popular cryptocurrency has inched its way into the food industry, as more vendors consider it a valid form of …

Bitcoin could become the go-to currency for digital tipping

A lot of the hype around Bitcoin involves the crazy, illegal, or mundane things you can buy with it. But the digital currency could come in handy for an old-fashioned practice: tipping.<p>According to an informal survey of 1,000 Bitcoin users published last April, users ranked gifts and donations as …

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Bitcoin ATM on its way to Britain

Investors will be able to buy and sell the digital currency at a cash machine<p>British investors will be able to buy and sell bitcoins from a cash machine under plans announced by an American company.<p>The machine will be installed somewhere in London, although the company behind it, Las Vegas based …

New York Might Be First to Regulate Bitcoin

Bit­coin may be emer­ging from a few weeks of neg­at­ive head­lines, but one of the most out­spoken fin­an­cial reg­u­lat­ors says he still sees …

Bitcoin Has Almost Totally Erased Yesterday's Big Crash

Bitcoin prices plunged about 20% yesterday after MtGox said it would continue to suspend Bitcoin withdrawals as it sorted out a technical issue — and that it was blaming a problem in the Bitcoin protocol itself for the glitch.<p>The backlash from the Bitcoin community was swift: The issue highlighted …

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Bitstamp halts withdrawals amid targeted attack

The Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp has announced it is suspending withdrawals as a result of the same transaction malleability bug that triggered a freeze at the M. Gox exchange earlier this week. According to Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik, the issue is more widespread than the team initially …

Alleged Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Hit With 'Kingpin' Charge, Another 20 Years Minimum Prison Time

Four months after FBI agents arrested Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator of the Silk Road online black market for drugs, he’s finally been formally indicted. And prosecutors have thrown in a serious new charge that’s usually reserved for not just common criminals, but mafia dons and drug cartel …

Bank Indonesia Says Bitcoin Isn't A Legal Currency

Yet another government has frowned upon Bitcoin, but acknowledged that people are free to trade in it, along with other digital currencies, at their own risk.<p>Bank Indonesia has just issued a statement clarifying that it doesn’t recognize Bitcoin as a legal currency in the Southeast Asian country, …