virtual currency

Bitcoin Is Now Officially Defined as a Commodity, Says CFTC
September 18th, 2015

The CFTC has announced that digital currencies can be officially deemed commodities in the US, following settlement of a case against a bitcoin options trading exchange Coinflip.

A Year Later, Forbes’ Writer Kashmir Hill Reopens ‘Living on Bitcoin’ Series
May 11th, 2014

Forbes editor Kashmir Hill repeated her last year experiment of living on bitcoin for a week. With a year of media attention to Bitcoin, will it be any easier to live on the virtual currency for a full week?

BTC China Suspended Yuan Deposits from Bank of China
May 7th, 2014

China’s major virtual-currency exchange BTC China has suspended yuan deposits from the Bank of China, according to a tweet sent from its account.

‘Dogecar’: Reddit-Sponsored Dogecoin Car Places 20th at Talledega NASCAR Race
May 5th, 2014

The Dogecar, a dogecoin and reddit-sponsored NASCAR car, placed 20th of 43 in Aaron’s 499, a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, May 4th.

eBay Adds New ‘Virtual Currency’ Category to U.S. Site
April 3rd, 2014

eBay added virtual currency section to its website in the U.S.

Chicago Sun-Times Becomes First Major U.S. Newspaper to Accept Bitcoin Payments
April 3rd, 2014

After months of successful bitcoin paywall trial earlier this year, the Chicago Sun-Times announced its partnership with San Francisco-based bitcoin startup Coinbase to accept Bitcoins as payment for subscription.

Exchange Vircurex Freezes Withdrawals, Claims Lack of Reserves
March 24th, 2014

Vircurex, the Chinese crzptocurrenies exchange, has halted withdrawals due to the lack of reserves.

For ‘World of Tanks’ Fans: WOTcoin Can be Used for Purchasing Any ‘In-Game’ Items
March 19th, 2014

The team of Word of Tanks players created a new cryptocurrency, WOTcoin, which can be used for game purposes.

Bitcoin Exchange Bitcurex Relaunches Following Hacking Attack
March 18th, 2014

Bitcurex, the Polish bitcoin exchange, resumes the work of its website after facing the hacker attack.

BTC China Launches New Structure of Fees and Features
March 18th, 2014

BTC China announced litecoin trading and waives trading fees across their platform.

CoinSummit 2014: Who, When and What For Speak in San Francisco
March 14th, 2014

This year CoinSummit will take place on 25-26th March 2014 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.

Bitcoin Stays Strong Despite Bankruptcies, Gyrating Rates
March 9th, 2014

Bitcoin, the crypto-currency first appeared in 2009, stays strong, despite all frenzy surrounding it.

A Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin
March 1st, 2014

Bitcoin is the world’s first and largest virtual currency that is being used increasingly all over the world. Find out more about how it works and how you can use it with our how-to articles (see below).