Nov 18, 2013 A virtual currency like Bitcoin has benefits to its users, including secrecy. Congress wants to understand its advantages and its security concerns.
Aug 26, 2013 U.S. regulators are trying to figure out how to handle Bitcoin, a virtual currency back by no government.
Jul 3, 2013 A crop of start ups with venture capital backing are trying to make Bitcoin more mainstream and easy to trade.
Jul 3, 2013 The Winklevoss twins of Facebook fame are pitching an investment fund for Bitcoin.
Jul 2, 2013 The Winklevoss twins are trying to set up a fund that will allow investors to trade Bitcoins as if they were stock.
May 28, 2013 The Justice Department has indicted seven people involved with the online-payment system Liberty Reserve, accusing them of allegedly laundering $6 billion for the criminal underworld. What risk does the crackdown pose for Bitcoin?
May 17, 2013 In a blow to the fledgling digital currency, U.S. government officials have frozen an account tied to the world's largest Bitcoin exchange.
May 16, 2013 The U.S. has made its first move to crackdown on Bitcoin, by using anti-money laundering laws to freeze funds of the biggest Bitcoin trading exchange.
Apr 17, 2013 Baker Jennifer Longson runs one of a handful of retail businesses that accept bitcoins as payment. Where some see twin bubbles, she insists cupcakes or bitcoins are sticking around.