cryptocurrency

Another Bitcoin Site Bites the Dust

Just a week after one of bitcoin's major exchanges, Mt. Gox, went offline, a bitcoin bank has been forced to close after hackers stole $600,000 worth of the virtual currency.

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Goes Dark

The website of major bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox goes offline amid reports it suffered a debilitating theft, a setback for efforts to gain legitimacy for the virtual currency.

Are Bitcoins Becoming Europe's New Safe Haven Currency?

With the woes of Greece, Spain and Italy still punishing the euro, a lot of Europeans are shifting assets into Bitcoins, a freely convertible currency that's free of government interference. Could the eurozone crisis bring this digital money into the mainstream?