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  • The money of the future will look more like Bitcoin than the paper we carry around today

    Mauldin: What Is Bitcoin

    businessinsider.com 05 Dec '14, 11pm

    To think about what money will be in the future you have to shake off the chains of the past and your preconceived notions of what money is. Money is not just, or should I say, is more than a medium of exchange. It is also a medium of information. It tells us what the marketplace want...

  • Bitcoin lovers are flocking to this crazy hacker monastery

    Crypto-Anarchists Are Flocking To A Bitcoin Hacklab in Spain

    businessinsider.com 20 Nov '14, 11pm

    Don Meliton/Flickr The exterior of Calafou. A Spanish collective for hackers has become a bitcoin hacklab, according to Jamie Bartlett's new book "The Dark Net ." The old textile factory complex, called Calafou, is referred to as a "postcapitalist ecoindustrial colony" by the 30 or so...

  • The SEC is ordering a Bitcoin stock exchange operator to pay up

    The SEC Is Ordering A Bitcoin Stock Exchange Operator To Pay Up

    businessinsider.com 08 Dec '14, 7pm

    Pixabay via Google Images WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators on Monday ordered the operator of a stock exchange, which allowed clients to use Bitcoin to trade in certain securities, to pay $68,000 to resolve claims that he did not register the exchanges. Ethan Burnside ...

  • How Bitcoin Could Change Everything, Not Just Finance

    businessinsider.com 02 Dec '14, 2am

    AP See Also Alleged 'Silk Road' Moderator Brought To US To Face Charges Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Is Coming To Help Mt. Gox Find The Bitcoins It Lost Bitcoin Enthusiasts Are Flocking To This Crazy Spanish Hacker Monastery — Here's Why Bitcoin will change a lot more than finance. It coul...

  • US Marshals are auctioning $19 million worth of bitcoin — via @IBTimes

    US Marshals Are Auctioning $19 Million Worth Of Bitcoin

    businessinsider.com 18 Nov '14, 12pm

    Screen shot/US Marshals Service The U.S. Department of Justice has begun an auction of 50,000 bitcoins seized from Ross Ulbricht, the man accused of operating the Silk Road drug marketplace online. The auction will run for two weeks. The total value of the bitcoins (BTC) is about $19....

  • A New Book Says This Man Has To Be Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

    businessinsider.com 12 Nov '14, 11am

    via IBTimes The search for Satoshi Nakamoto, the illusive creator of Bitcoin, may well be over. Few mysteries in recent years have been as frustrating or as compelling as the question surrounding the true identity of Bitcoin's creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Now, following five months of re...

  • Expert: Hackers can use smart devices to mine Bitcoin — via @IBTimes

    Expert: Hackers Can Use Smart Devices To Mine Bitcoin

    businessinsider.com 19 Nov '14, 4pm

    Bogdan Cristel/Reuters George Rotariu uses the first bitcoin ATM in downtown Bucharest June 27, 2014. See Also US Marshals Are Auctioning $19 Million Worth Of Bitcoin A Popular Currency Trading Website Vanished Overnight And $1 Billion Disappeared With It RAOUL PAL: Bitcoin Is Worth $...

  • You Can Trick Out Your Smartwatch To Make It Look Like A Rolex

    businessinsider.com 17 Nov '14, 5pm

    Perhaps just as interesting is the promise of automated variety in your smartwatch dials. For instance a new Android Wear app called "FaceLift" (still in beta testing at the time of writing) automatically changes the watch face on your smartwatch device without having to go in there a...