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Bitcoin Is Not Digital Gold, Warn Analysts

Bitcoin is not as good as gold and the value of precious metals should not be overlooked by investors, warn investment experts. In a note...

Regulators Rein In Virtual Currencies

A global campaign to rein in the rampant and unregulated multi-billion cryptocurrency seems underway. Although financial watchdogs across the world have not commented on a...

Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Explained

As the price of Bitcoin breaks through the $4,000 ceiling for the first time, many investors are asking what is a cryptocurrency and how...

Bitcoin Shatters $1,000 Glass Ceiling To Soar To Record High

Bitcoin has shattered the virtual currency’s price glass ceiling to float above US$1,000 for a record seven days and to hit a new peak...

Bitcoin Surges As ‘Halving’ Looms To Cut Supply

The Bitcoin exchange rate has rocketed after a wild weekend. Today’s price for a Bitcoin is US$673.879 or £476.552 -  a slight fall on almost...

Bitcoin Crackdown To Tackle Terrorism

Europe wants to strip away the cloak of anonymity from virtual currency transactions to expose criminals and terrorists. Online transactions for currencies such as Bitcoin...

China Set To Launch Own Online Virtual Currency

China has decided to kick online currency Bitcoin while it’s down by proposing the launch of an official virtual money system. The people’s Bank of...

Australian Banks Close Bitcoin Exchange Accounts

Banks and businesses in Australia are shunning virtual currency Bitcoin. Thirteen leading banks have simultaneously frozen or closed Bitcoin exchange current accounts effectively closing off...

Money Laundering Laws Set To Bring Bitcoin To Heel

The British government intends to make digital currency exchanges subject to money laundering rules to encourage consumers and investors to support initiatives like Bitcoin. After...

Investors lose £250m in Bitcoin Ponzi Scam

A Hong Kong Bitcoin exchange has suddenly closed locking thousands of investors out of their accounts believes to hold around £250 million. MyCoin is the...

Bitcoin Leads The Way For Undercover Money

Virtual currency Bitcoin is the trigger that will set off a flood of private money projects, predicts think-tank the Institute of Economic Affairs. Bitcoin has...

Fraud Alert Adds More Confusion To Baffling Bitcoin

The virtual world of fledgling would-be currency Bitcoin has become even more confusing as US financial regulators have moved to warn investors about the...

How To Generate And Spend Your Own Bitcoin

The odds are the virtual currency Bitcoin will be accepted by a business near you, wherever you are in the world, very soon. Despite worries...

Buying A Home Online With Bitcoin

Home owners wanting to sell quickly are increasingly accepting payments in Bitcoin – even though governments are denying the virtual currency is money and...

Hackers Send Bitcoin Into A Virtual Meltdown

Bitcoin seems to be heading for a virtual meltdown as hackers were blamed for the disappearance of another £362,000 of the online currency. Bitcoin exchange...