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April 29th, 2014

The group of U.S. investors seeking to buy and revive Mt. Gox has pulled another unexpected tactical move aimed at blocking liquidation of the failed bitcoin exchange and instead getting a rehabilitation plan accepted by the Japanese bankruptcy court.

April 28th, 2014

Last month, members of /r/Dogecoin, a subreddit dedicated to the meme-inspired cryptocurrency, helped raise more than $50,000 for NASCAR driver Josh Wise

April 28th, 2014

Shoppers can check into the reviews site to see whether restaurants, shops, museums, and other establishments accept digital currency payments.

April 28th, 2014

The State of Ohio canceled the use of bitcoin for buying and selling alcohol.

April 28th, 2014

BTC China, the country’s largest bitcoin trading platform, has halted deposits to accounts at China Merchants Bank, as lenders close tie-ups with bitcoin exchanges amid rising government regulations.

April 27th, 2014

Bitcoin prices decreased as BTC China, a China’s largest bitcoin trading platform, stopped Yuan deposits.

April 25th, 2014

Coinality, a job board for digital currency, in cooperation with Andreas M. Antonopoulos will be hosting the world’s first ‘Bitcoin Job Fair’ on Saturday, May 3rd at the Plug and Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale, California.

Bitcoin Price Drops $40 Following Reports of New PBOC Warnings
April 25th, 2014

Bitcoin prices fell after PBOC issued warnings to banks and other payment institutions to restrict interactions with bitcoin exchanges.

April 25th, 2014

Lookout, a mobile security app, has recently discovered five wallpaper apps that carried bitcoin mining malware program BadLepricon.

April 24th, 2014

Bitcoin wallet provider Xapo has announced the launch of a bitcoin debit card – a new product it is lauding as the first to allow virtual currency users similar spending freedoms to traditional debit cards.

April 24th, 2014

Virtual bitcoin incubator Seedcoin has announced its 2nd funding round for bitcoin startups.

April 24th, 2014

Tokyo Court ordered liquidation of bitcoin exchange Mt Gox after the firm collapsed in February.

April 24th, 2014

Many merchants and investors are taking notice of Litecoin, which is pitched by its developers as cheaper to generate, more plentiful and easier to use for small transactions than Bitcoin.