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Bitcoin bank Flexcoin shuts down after hack

The Canadian Bitcoin bank goes offline after hackers steal 896 bitcoins -- valued at more than $580,000 -- through a flaw with the Web site.

By March 5, 2014

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Dogecoin wallet goes offline, possible hack underway

As Dogevault's website becomes unavailable, users of the popular wallet report mysterious withdrawals of hundreds of thousands of the virtual currency from their accounts.

By May 12, 2014

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Japan: 'Bitcoin isn't a currency'

Without any regulatory or government oversight, the government forbids commercial banks to provide customers with the cryptocurrency.

By March 6, 2014

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Bitcoin security platform BitGo raises $12M in funding

Silicon Valley investors back the security startup, which aims to safeguard user accounts with a multi-signature wallet.

By June 16, 2014

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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 March 25, 2014

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Congressman: If we ban Bitcoin, let's ban dollar bills too

"The dollar bill market has been extremely susceptible to forgers, tax fraud, criminal cartels, and armed robbers stealing millions of dollars from their legitimate owners," Rep. Jared Polis writes to federal regulators.

By March 5, 2014

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Bitcoin processor Bitpay scores $30 million in funding

An investor group that includes Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is betting that Bitcoin has a bright future despite recent setbacks.

By May 13, 2014

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Bitcoin startup Circle unveils no-fee digital currency banking

Financial services company aims to provide a secure, insured banking service that will take the cryptocurrency mainstream.

By May 16, 2014

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Bitcoin is ripe for fraud and Ponzi schemes, warns SEC

Government agency cautions about the use of cryptocurrencies, saying they’re more likely to be used by “fraudsters to perpetrate fraudulent investment schemes.”

By May 7, 2014

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New Bitcoin glitch: Blockchain suffers hours-long outage

A site that houses more than 1.4 million bitcoin wallets has been down for more than 16 hours, but says users still have control over their virtual money.

By March 18, 2014