BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world."
You can now use bitcoins to add money to your Microsoft account, and in turn buy content on its Windows and Xbox platforms. The move gives the digital currency a hefty dose of credibility.
Arthur Levitt becomes one of Bitcoin's highest profile supporters after signing on to advise payment processing company BitPay and bitcoin exchange Vaurum.
Fundraising page for man identified by the magazine as Bitcoin's creator says magazine's report was "reckless" and caused chaos for his family.
Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.
Bitcoin wallet and exchange says its expansion will increase access and adoption of the digital currency across Europe.
A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.
The world's leading cryptocurrency has become a little less cryptic as the Australian Taxation Office rules how Bitcoin is to be treated under tax law.
A deal to allow bitcoin as payment would apply only to eBay's PayPal Braintree business and not to eBay itself or to its PayPal subsidiary, says The Wall Street Journal.
Overstock's chief executive tells Reuters he expects the site to do $1 million in bitcoin sales per month by the end of this year.
The UK government says it will assess the benefits and risks of unregulated digital currencies, a move which one expert says is a play to siphon investment and jobs away from the US and other markets.
The search giant will tell you how much your bitcoins are worth in another currency -- and vice versa.
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