Regulation may be coming for Bitcoin

Sep 18, 2015
An American financial regulator has its eyes on the virtual currency Bitcoin.

The IRS labels bitcoin an asset

Mar 25, 2014
The IRS says bitcoins should be counted as assets for tax purposes. And that means what, exactly? Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch explains.
A pile of Bitcoins are shown here after Software engineer Mike Caldwell minted them in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah.
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Tough times for cryptocurrencies

Feb 17, 2014
Bitcoin faces more challenges as online black markets get hacked by thieves or raided by law enforcement.

Super Bowl leftovers: This week's Silicon Tally

Feb 7, 2014
30 million views, 31.8 coins, and 5 million times a day ... know what those numbers mean? Must be another Silicon Tally!

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