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China Bitcoin Crackdown Leads To Exchange Shutdown

China Bitcoin Crackdown Leads To Exchange Shutdown

By Toni Matthews-El April 6, 2014

BTC38, one of China’s biggest bitcoin exchanges, informed its users that 3rd party payment processors would be suspended. The news came following a major crackdown by the People’s Bank of China. China’s major financial institution has previously come out strongly …

The Winklevoss Twins Are Going to Space The Winklevoss Twins Are Going to Space

Following in the footsteps of notable names like Lance Bass, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are pursuing a trip into space‚Äďand they are paying their way with bitcoin. “Cameron and I have decided to use our bitcoin to take the plunge, …

First Meta Virtual Currency Exchange CEO Found Dead First Meta Virtual Currency Exchange CEO Found Dead

Autumn Radtke, the 28-year-old CEO of virtual currency exchange First Meta, has died. According to multiple reports, suicide is suspected, but not confirmed. The Daily Mail cites “police sources” as saying they have “strongly suspected” suicide, and reports that she …

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox At Heart Of Criminal Probe Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox At Heart Of Criminal Probe

Mt. Gox, the Bitcoin exchange that went dark following a major theft, is now at the heart of a criminal probe. Both Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are gathering information to determine what led …

Bitcoin Exchange Giant Vanishes; Is the End Near? Bitcoin Exchange Giant Vanishes; Is the End Near?

Bitcoin trader Kolin Burgress is not happy with Mt. Gox. The London-native hopped a plane and headed all the way to Tokyo, Japan to let the Bitcoin exchange giant know how he felt about losing $320,000 worth of the currency. …

Bitcoin Crash: Beginning Of The End? Bitcoin Crash: Beginning Of The End?
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Even when the value of the bitcoin was going up, soaring to ridiculous heights, there were whispers of doubt. “It’s the 90′s ‘dot.com’ bubble all over again”. Despite the skepticism, speculators looking to get rich quick ignored the warnings, vying …

Bing Can Now Tell You How Much Bitcoins Are Worth Bing Can Now Tell You How Much Bitcoins Are Worth
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2013 was the year of cryptocurrency. Bitcoin, dogecoin and others attempted to decentralize the currency system by creating a method of payment that was anonymous and mostly untraceable. As you can imagine, it became very popular. Now, you may be …

Yahoo Malware Made Bitcoin Slaves Out Of Computers Yahoo Malware Made Bitcoin Slaves Out Of Computers

Yahoo recently confirmed that it was running ads that were spreading malware on some of its sites. Now we learn that said malware was apparently turning infected machines into Bitcoin slaves. The Guardian reports: According to Light Cyber, a security …

China Bans Banks From Accepting Bitcoins China Bans Banks From Accepting Bitcoins
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For some time now, the digital currency known as “bitcoins” has been ballooning in value thanks to a lot of speculation and the promise that the money will be finite. Currency 101 dictates that the more of something there is, …

Virgin: Now Accepting Bitcoins for Space Flight Virgin: Now Accepting Bitcoins for Space Flight

CNBC reported on Friday that Sir Richard Branson has permitted his space startup, Virgin Galactic, to accept Bitcoin as fare for a flight to space. Branson made the announcement in a blog post at Virgin. “The virtual currency has really …

The Next Election May Be Funded By Bitcoin The Next Election May Be Funded By Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the currency of the future, or at least that’s what crypt-anarchists and futurist would have you believe. On the other hand, the government seems like it doesn’t know what to do with the digital currency. Well, at least …

Defense Distributed Is Now Entering The Bitcoin Game Defense Distributed Is Now Entering The Bitcoin Game
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Remember Defense Distributed? They were the guys that made the first 3D printed gun – the Liberator. The goal was to make a gun that couldn’t be controlled by anybody but the people making it. Now the group has teamed …

Bitcoin Value Drops After Silk Road Shutdown Bitcoin Value Drops After Silk Road Shutdown

Bitcoin values dropped 20% in just 3 hours after the online drug enterprise, Silk Road was shut down and had its domain seized. Silk Road’s founder, Ross William Ulbricht was arrested on Tuesday and the site was seized by the …

FBI Seizes The Online Black Market For Drugs FBI Seizes The Online Black Market For Drugs

Are you familiar with the Deep Web and Silk Road? Deep Web is not part of the surface web, which means you cannot access its content through search engines like Google or Yahoo. Therefore, obtaining a URL address from the …

Commodities Dealer Accepting Bitcoin for Gold Commodities Dealer Accepting Bitcoin for Gold
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The revelations by Edward Snowden about the illegal wiretapping being carried out by the U.S government have made it clear that privacy is becoming a rare commodity. One company is taking that “commodity” notion literally. Agora Commodities is the first …

Julian Assange, Eric Schmidt Talk WikiLeaks Julian Assange, Eric Schmidt Talk WikiLeaks
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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder that’s still hiding out in the Ecuadorian embassy in London after the UK approved his extradition to Sweden. During that time, he has entertained a number …

What Is Bitcoin? Watch This Great Video and Find Out What Is Bitcoin? Watch This Great Video and Find Out
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Have you been hearing a lot about Bitcoin lately? Do you have absolutely no idea what the hell people are talking about? Are you in the least bit troubled by your lack of understanding? Here, watch this video. It’s an …