Currency

09.21.15
Bitcoin Ponzi scheme operator pleads guilty to fraud
09.21.15

Bitcoin Ponzi scheme operator pleads guilty to fraud

In a first, the operator of a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme has pleaded guilty to fraud charges.

By J. Fingas,   09.21.15
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07.26.15
Winklevoss twins get closer to launching their bitcoin exchange
07.26.15

Winklevoss twins get closer to launching their bitcoin exchange

The Winkelvoss twins, best known for claiming to have conceived of Facebook, have filed a trust application that will make their bitcoin exchange real.

By J. Fingas,   07.26.15
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07.04.15
Bitcoin miners create invalid currency after a botched upgrade
07.04.15

Bitcoin miners create invalid currency after a botched upgrade

Thanks to a "problem" with an upgrade that applies a new rule, some Bitcoin mining pools (namely, those that don't usually wait to validate their money) have been generating invalid data blocks.

By J. Fingas,   07.04.15
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05.19.15
MasterCard Send is a new way to distribute funds quickly
05.19.15

MasterCard Send is a new way to distribute funds quickly

Let's face it: checks aren't convenient. If you're using them to pay for something, there's all th...

By B. Steele,   05.19.15
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05.05.15
Someone's built a bitcoin-like system for real gold
05.05.15

Someone's built a bitcoin-like system for real gold

There's no short, elegant way to describe bitcoin, but if you put a gun to our heads, we'd say tha...

By D. Cooper,   05.05.15
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03.12.15
Facebook faces another class-action suit, this time over kids' purchases
03.12.15

Facebook faces another class-action suit, this time over kids' purchases

Facebook isn't exactly a stranger to the courtroom, but it'll soon have another legal headache to...

By C. Velazco,   03.12.15
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02.03.15
Reddit shelves its pseudo-currency plans for now
02.03.15

Reddit shelves its pseudo-currency plans for now

Bad news if you were hoping to swap Reddit Notes with friends: the internet community just put its...

By J. Fingas,   02.03.15
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12.22.14
Apple's online store returns to Russia with huge price hikes
12.22.14

Apple's online store returns to Russia with huge price hikes

Remember how Russia's sudden currency devaluation led Apple to shut down its online store in the c...

By J. Fingas,   12.22.14
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