Two new investigations suggest an Australian businessman may be Satoshi Nakamoto, the mastermind behind the cryptocurrency. As with past efforts to unmask the currency's creator, these might prove inconclusive.
Karpeles is accused of tampering with financial records to inflate his bank account by $1 million -- and a former employee has ended his silence over the Mt. Gox debacle.
More than a year ago, the massive bitcoin exchange collapsed. Now users will have a chance to file a claim in hopes of getting their cash back.
Hong Kong-based MyCoin has reportedly closed its doors, with suggestions the operation was a Bitcoin-themed ponzi scheme.
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.
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.
The self-regulated island in the English Channel wants to be a leader in accepting Bitcoin.
Silicon Valley investor Adam Draper is refocusing his accelerator program solely on bitcoin, in hopes of taking the currency mainstream.
50,000 bitcoins, worth about $20 million, were seized from digital wallets on computers belonging to Ross Ulbricht, the online drug market's alleged mastermind.