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Senate panel launches inquiry in Bitcoin, other virtual currencies

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."

By Aug. 13, 2013

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Feds don't plan to take down Bitcoin or other currencies

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.

By May. 30, 2013

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QuickBooks 2009 to handle 100 currencies

Intuit QuickBooks 2009 introduces global currency support and a free Web site for a year, expanding the application's scope beyond bookkeeping.

By Sep. 29, 2008

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Bitcoin to get sales tax in US?

Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, an ardent Bitcoin supporter, plans to introduce a bill that could change the way the IRS handles virtual currencies.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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European banking officials: Bitcoin may not be your friend

European Banking Authority warns that Bitcoin isn't protected through regulation, so people who invest in the virtual currency risk losing money.

By Dec. 13, 2013

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Bitcoin comes under scrutiny from New York regulators

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.

By Aug. 12, 2013

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Bitcoin exchange Kraken raises millions of dollars

Aiming to become the new hot virtual-currency exchange, Kraken lands $5 million in a Series A round of funding from Hummingbird Ventures.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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People don't trust Google Glass or Bitcoin, if they've heard of them at all

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.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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The story behind $255 billion in gold

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.

By Jul. 20, 2010

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Kanye West-inspired virtual currency to launch next week

A virtual currency inspired by Kayne West -- but not endorsed by him -- will launch a week today. Seriously.

By Jan. 4, 2014