“Robocoin is a bitcoin ATM machine,” he told me today. “We make Bitcoin grandma friendly, so anyone can go and buy and sell Bitcoin.”
Today, a multi-city angel network and incubator dedicated solely to Bitcoin startups announced that it has raised nearly $6.7 million in about a week to fund Bitcoin startups.
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.
Bitcoin’s main exchange, Mt. Gox, was taken offline by another denial of service attack today, showing it is really a barrier to Bitcoin’s growth.
After wild swings during the past week, prices for virtual currency Bitcoin appear to have stabilized at about $100 per Bitcoin on top exchange Mt. Gox.
Leading Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has been knocked offline in another coordinated distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack just hours after the exchange re-opened following a huge price decline.
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.
Top Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, which facilitates more than 70 percent of trades, has halted trading for 12 hours following a gigantic decline in Bitcoin prices.
Virtual currency Bitcoin has seen a massive rise in prices in the past few week, but today that growth was halted with a precipitous price decline of more than $100.
If you’re new to the virtual currency Bitcoin, you’ve probably got a lot of questions. This video can answer most of them.
Coinbase warned users about phishing attacks in a blog post this week after personal information is exposed in search engine results.
After an outage yesterday that help cause Bitcoin prices to plummet, No. 1 Bitcoin market Mt. Gox said it is experiencing a major distributed denial of service attack by people aiming to destabilize the currency or profit from it.
The price of Bitcoin has been on a tear, with prices surging from $100 a few days ago to $145 earlier today. But an outage of the largest Bitcoin market and an unrelated Bitcoin hacking incident have knocked the price down to $115.
The Bitcoin exchange has recovered from bankruptcy and is ready for a relaunch.
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.
Bitcoins, a web-based virtual currency, are traded pretty fast and loose these days. Camp BX, an online trading site for the Bitcoin currency that launched Tuesday, wants to do things a little bit differently.
The most popular exchange of Bitcoin online currency, Mt. Gox, on Sunday admitted it had been hacked. It made the announcement after the price of Bitcoins dropped from $17 to nearly zero in a matter of minutes. The sell off happened after a Mt. Gox account with a large amount of Bitcoins was hacked, and the hacker sold all Bitcoins in that account.