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Two federal agents accused of stealing Bitcoins seized from the Silk Road
Two former federal agents, one from the DEA and one from the U.S. Secret Service, have been accused of stealing Bitcoins after millions of dollars were seized from the online drug bazaar Silk Road.
Another year, another multi-million dollar Bitcoin theft
Earlier today, Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp announced that attackers stole $5 million worth of the digital currency, shutting down trading on the exchange for the day.
Microsoft: We'll gladly take your Bitcoin
Microsoft is endorsing the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, letting customers use it to pay for apps, games, music and videos across its digital services.
Latest Federal Bitcoin auction sees low enthusiasm
The US Marshals Service has confirmed that only 11 bidders took part in their second Bitcoin auction for the currency seized from illegal online marketplace Silk Road.
U.S. Marshals auctioning off 50,000 Bitcoins seized from Silk Road operator
The U.S. Marshals Service has announced that it will be auctioning off 50,000 Bitcoins seized from the alleged operator of the Silk Road drug marketplace.
Man arrested for large Bitcoin Ponzi scheme
Trendon Shavers of Texas has been arrested on securities and wire fraud after he allegedly ran a large Bitcoin-related Ponzi scheme.
Apple allows virtual currency trading apps back into the App Store
Until this week, Apple had forbidden Bitcoin (and other virtual currency) trading apps from the App Store, but the tech giant has now revised its guidelines.
Researcher mined bitcoin using NSF-funded supercomputers at Universities
In a semi-annual report to Congress, the National Science Foundation (NSF) detailed how a researcher abused NSF-funded supercomputing resources to mine bitcoin.
Apple may allow Bitcoin apps soon
After culling Bitcoin-related apps from its App Store only months ago, Apple is refreshing its policies toward the use of virtual currencies.
DISH Network begins accepting Bitcoin
Satellite TV giant DISH Network has become the largest company to accept the digital currency Bitcoin.
Mt. Gox CEO ordered to U.S. to explain Bitcoin exchange failure
Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles must go to the United States to answer questions as part of the Bitcoin exchange's bankruptcy case.
New Canadian hip-hop album will accept Bitcoin
The Canadian-based hip-hop group Aint No Love has become the first to accept Bitcoin with their latest album.
MtGox finds 200,000 of its missing bitcoins
MtGox, the major Bitcoin exchange that filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, has said in a statement that they have found 200,000 of their missing Bitcoins.
Russia bans Bitcoins
While you were probably distracted by the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics in the nation, the Russian Prosecutor General’s office has quietly released a statement banning the Bitcoin digital currency in the nation.
Apple removes last Bitcoin wallet app from store
Apple has removed the last fully-functioning Bitcoin wallet app from its app store, blocking iOS device users from popular apps available on Android.
It's live: Overstock.com now accepting Bitcoin
Last month, large e-tailer Overstock.com announced that it would begin accepting Bitcoin as a payment option in 2014. As of today, the company is now accepting the digital currency, much earlier than anticipated.
Yahoo malware turns PCs into Bitcoin mining slaves
Malicious advertisements that made their way onto Yahoo's mainpage may have turned millions of PCs into Bitcoin mining slaves.
Zynga testing out Bitcoin payments for popular games like Cityville
Casual gaming company Zynga has begun accepting Bitcoin as a payment option for a few of its most popular games, becoming the first gaming company to do so.
Bitcoin payment service provider Bitpay gets major investor
Li Ka-shing, the richest man in Asia, is now an investor in BitPay, the startup aiming to become the largest payment service provider for Bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
E-tailer Overstock to begin accepting Bitcoin next year
Large etailer Overstock.com has announced that it will begin accepting Bitcoin as a payment option in the Q3 2014.
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