Why Bitcoin Won’t Die March 07, 2014Despite the headlines following Mt. Gox, Bitcoin is stronger and more resilient than it appears. What's the Matter With Bitcoin Exchanges? March 04, 2014The downfall of Mt. Gox highlights the instability of many virtual currency trading markets.
How New York State Is Looking to Regulate Bitcoin February 21, 2014A New York State regulator emphasized the need to balance preventing money laundering with encouraging innovation in a public Q&A on Reddit yesterday. Most U.S. Consumers Uncomfortable with Using Alternative Currencies February 07, 2014A new survey shows that U.S. consumers are mostly unaware of Bitcoin and the concept of alternative currencies, and also would never use them. Bitcoin: Friend or Foe to Banks? January 31, 2014Some consider virtual currencies a passing fad, while others believe banks should be keeping a close eye on them.
Bitcoin Now Accepted Here, NBA Team Says January 17, 2014Pro Basketball Team the Sacramento Kings is the first major pro sports franchise to accept the virtual currency.
Banking on the Death of Cash December 13, 2013Virtual currencies and new types of digital payments could reduce consumers’ reliance on cash. Startup Set To Introduce First Bitcoin ATM October 28, 2013The first ATM that exchanges cash for Bitcoins is set to go live tomorrow. 8 Big Stories Transforming The Payments Landscape September 05, 2013The payments market is emerging as the laboratory where some of the most innovative and disruptive developments in financial services are occurring. What can banks do to capitalize on this transformation? Court Rules Bitcoin Is Real Money August 08, 2013The court ruled that Bitcoin is real currency and can be regulated as such by the U.S. government. How Regulators Should Treat Virtual Currencies June 13, 2013Regulators have turned an alert eye on the emerging virtual currency market, and it is only a matter of time before they formulate anti-money laundering and fraud prevention rules specific to the new market. Bottoms Up For Bitcoin June 12, 2013The virtual currency popular with libertarians is now being accepted by a chain of U.K. pubs.
The Bitcoin Bubble Explained, Colbert-Style (Video) April 21, 2013The comedian analyzes the volatile online currency. Is Bitcoin Becoming a Bank? December 07, 2012A European Bitcoin exchange says it has been granted payments service provider status by French officials.
BitPay Exceeds 1,000 Merchants for Bitcoin September 14, 2012Bitpay, a payments service provider for virtual currencies, offers tools for merchants to accept Bitcoin.
Has Bitcoin Finally Arrived? September 04, 2012A New Hampshire state representative recently added a donation option on his website to accept the digital currency.