Consumer Doubts Remain Obstacle to Bitcoin Growth
Big names are allowing customers to pay with the cryptocurrency, but the amount of daily retail transactions is still very low.
Bitcoin Technology Powering Other Applications
IBM is considering adopting the 'blockchain' technology to create a digital currency that could be linked to a person's bank account, according to Reuters.
Coinbase Opens First Licensed U.S. Bitcoin Exchange
Backed by the New Stock Exchange, the Coinbase exchange has approval to operate in about two dozen states.
Bitstamp Loses Up to $5.2M in Bitcoin Hack
The second largest bitcoin exchange for U.S. dollars says that some of its operational "wallets" were compromised.
Veteran Bank Exec Joins Bitcoin Startup as CFO
Former JPMorgan Chase banker Paul Camp joins the cryptocurrency firm Circle Internet Financial.
Texas Man Fined $40M for Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme
Federal judge affirms that fraudsters "are not beyond the reach of the SEC just because they use Bitcoin or another virtual currency."
Bitcoin Breaks New Ground With First Regulator-Approved Swap
A new derivative product from TeraExchange will allow clients to hedge against drastic price swings.
New York’s Proposed Bitcoin Rules Yield Protests
Proponents of the virtual currency are dividing into two camps, one opposed to the rules and one in favor.
Empire State Tackles Bitcoin Head-On with Proposed Rules
After a year-long review, New York proposes regulations for virtual-currency firms.
Before Accepting Bitcoin as Payment…
If forced to do business in a virtual currency, finance will have to alter existing processes and invent new ones. Here's some of what it faces.
In Bitcoin We Don’t Trust
Why finance and treasury departments are keeping their distance from the virtual currency.