Back in late February, top Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox struck a deal to let Seattle startup CoinLab handle its U.S. operations. But now what looked like it would be a beautiful friendship has turned into an ugly mess.
Editor's Pick Interest in the virtual currency Bitcoin has surged in recent months, but Mt. Gox -- the largest exchange -- is (for now) holding back Bitcoin from stability and legitimacy.
Virtual currency Bitcoin has hit new highs in value after Mt. Gox, the largest Bitcoin exchange, struck a deal to let startup CoinLab handle its U.S. operations.