The trial of the mastermind behind Silk Road began with the defense admitting Ross Ulbricht founded the illicit online drug marketplace but arguing he really wasn't the true operator of the site.
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.
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.
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.
Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.
The online-payments company is testing the waters by partnering with other companies willing to process transactions using the digital currency.
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.
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.
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