Following suit with other government bodies, the Committee on Homeland Security asks financial regulators and law enforcement agencies to report on "threats and risks related to virtual currency."
After a massive raid on Liberty Reserve, the head of the U.S. Department of Treasury's law enforcement branch says the government doesn't intend to go after all digital currencies.
Intuit QuickBooks 2009 introduces global currency support and a free Web site for a year, expanding the application's scope beyond bookkeeping.
Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, an ardent Bitcoin supporter, plans to introduce a bill that could change the way the IRS handles virtual currencies.
European Banking Authority warns that Bitcoin isn't protected through regulation, so people who invest in the virtual currency risk losing money.
The state's Department of Financial Services issues several subpoenas to companies and people associated with virtual currencies, including Marc Andreessen and the Winklevoss twins.
Aiming to become the new hot virtual-currency exchange, Kraken lands $5 million in a Series A round of funding from Hummingbird Ventures.
Bitcoin isn't to be trusted and Google Glass should be banned, according to people surveyed recently, but at least they've heard of these new technologies.
Road Trip 2010: It may not get as much attention as the famous Kentucky depository, but the Federal Reserve of New York's collection of gold bars is the largest on the planet.
A virtual currency inspired by Kayne West -- but not endorsed by him -- will launch a week today. Seriously.