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Iron Age Coins Unearthed in Britain

Iron Age Coins Unearthed in Britain

By Mike Fossum July 15, 2014

Over two dozen of rare Roman and Iron Age coins were discovered inside of a cave in Dovedale, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. Four of the coins were initially discovered by a random cave dweller in the Peak district, which lead to …

IRS: Bitcoins Are Property And Absolutely Taxable

Good news and bad news has just come down the pipe courtesy of the IRS. The good news? Bitcoins have received a huge boost in terms of U.S. government recognition. The bad news? If you were hoping to invest in …

IRS: Bitcoin is Property, Not Legal Tender IRS: Bitcoin is Property, Not Legal Tender

Despite the wild swings in the virtual currency markets and the recent scandal involving the Mt. Gox exchange’s loss of $400M, Bitcoin continues to hold some value online. As the most popular virtual currency, Bitcoin is becoming increasingly popular with …

Bitcoin Creator Possibly Found. Anyone Care? Bitcoin Creator Possibly Found. Anyone Care?

If anyone was anticipating a major furor over the creator of Bitcoins being discovered, they’re no doubt disappointed. As of now a Japanese American known by the alias Satoshi Nakamoto is thought to be the creator of the digital currency. …

Winklevoss Twins Use Bitcoins To Go To Space Winklevoss Twins Use Bitcoins To Go To Space

While others are busily speculating as to whether or not recent scandals, including multi-million dollar theft and even murder, will help spell the end for Bitcoins….these guys just used theirs to buy tickets to space. Clearly the Winklevoss Twins aren’t …

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–and 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 …