Bitcoin News

Bitcoin News

The best breaking Bitcoin news stories from around the world.

Bitstamp Loses $5m In Hack

The Bitstamp exchange has been suspended after its hot wallet service was hacked. Like its peers, such as BTC-E, OKCoin and Bitfinex, Bitstamp is...

California Gives Bitcoin Legal Approval

The US state of California has just formally approved bitcoin as legal to use to pay for goods and services. Under US law, Section 107...

How Bitcoin Is Boosting Charity Income

When fundraising online, charities are faced with a dilemma: take offline donations, or use an online payment processor and take a hit on the...

The Bitcoin Bowl Takes Bitcoin Mainstream

For those not familiar with American Football, or the St Petersburg Bowl, the official website of the event describes it as “ a postseason...

Stripe’s Bitcoin Processing To Go Live In January

San Fransico based payment provider, Stripe has just announced that their users can choose to accept Bitcoin payments starting from January, 2015. Stripe had...

Ben Lawsky Announces Revised BitLicense

A few days ago, New York State's superintendent of financial services, Ben Lawsky, announced DFS's revised outline of the Bitlicense framework for regulating digital currencies....

Time Inc Begins Accepting Bitcoin

This Tuesday, Time Inc became the first magazine publisher to accept Bitcoin as a payment method for subscriptions to four of its most popular...

No Licenses Required For Bitcoin Exchanges In Australia

Hurray to all Bitcoin users and operators. Well, at least for the ones in Australia at least. According to the ironically named ASIC (Australian...

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...