Bitcoin News

Bitcoin News

The best breaking Bitcoin news stories from around the world.

Microsoft Now Accepts Bitcoin

Microsoft has sent waves through the bitcoin world by accepting the currency on its Xbox sites and other content portals. Eagle-eyed users on Reddit...

White Hat Hacker Returns Stolen Bitcoins

A hacker that stole hundreds of bitcoins from Blockchain.info has returned returned them to the site after they identified a vulnerability on the site. The...

Bitcoin Investment Trust Wins 48,000 Auctioned Bitcoins

The Bitcoin Investment Trust has successfully bid for 48,000 bitcoins that were auctioned last week. The coins were originally part of a huge stash of...

Bitcoin Foundation Hires Sergio Lerner

Following the Bitcoin Foundation's recent announcement that they'd be returning to their roots, focusing solely on Bitcoin Core development which included the hiring of...

Silk Road Auction Winners Announced

Edited: 21:15 GMT to reflect the news that Tim Draper has won 2000 BTC has now been confirmed The U.S. Marshals Service has completed the...

NYDFS Release Bit License Comments

This week the New York State Department Of Financial Services (NYDFS) published the comments they received regarding the BitLicense proposal on the department's website....

Does the FBI Bitcoin Auction Legitimise Cryptocurrency?

Despite it’s legitimate uses, with 2014 seeing large companies including Overstock, Dish & Expedia beginning to accept Bitcoin, for some it is still renowned...

Kraken To Assist Mtgox Investigation

In a development approved by the Tokyo District Court who are currently overseeing the Mtgox bankruptcy case, Bitcoin exchange Kraken has been selected to lead...

Content Monetisation: Is Bitcoin the Answer?

Stepping aside from our usual mining posts, today, as it's "Tipping Tuesday" as it's now known on Reddit we've decided to focus on one...

Bitcoin Foundation To Return To Core Development Roots

The Bitcoin Foundation has announced the need to "pivot", returning to the roots of the non profit organisation and focusing entirely on Bitcoin core...