• Steam no longer accepting bitcoin due to "high fees and volatility"

    Steam no longer accepting bitcoin due to ‘high fees and volatility’ - The Verge

    theverge.com 06 Dec '17, 9pm

    Steam is no longer accepting bitcoin as a payment method, game company and distributor Valve announced today. The company is attributing its decision to cryptocurrency’s “high fees and volatility.” In a blog post , Valve explained that bitcoin transaction fees have gone up to nearly $...

  • The Winklevoss twins are now Bitcoin billionaires

    Winklevoss twins are now Bitcoin billionaires

    theverge.com 04 Dec '17, 12pm

    The Winklevoss twins, famously known for suing Mark Zuckerberg after claiming he stole their idea for Facebook, are now Bitcoin billionaires, according to a few reports . Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss won $65 million from the Facebook lawsuit, and invested $11 million of their payout i...

  • Bitcoin hits $15,000

    theverge.com 07 Dec '17, 11am

    Bitcoin’s value crossed the $15,000 threshold for the first time today, marking another milestone in its dizzying ascent. In recent months, the cryptocurrency has undergone a staggering increase in value; surging from roughly $3,500 in mid-September to its current price. And at the st...

  • Inside Russia’s love-hate relationship with Bitcoin -

    theverge.com 31 Oct '17, 4pm

    After years of ambiguous signals, Russian president Vladimir Putin finally clarified Russia’s stance on cryptocurrencies last week with five presidential orders demanding officials set up a legal framework to handle digital currencies. The orders include plans to tax crypto miners, re...

  • Coinbase ordered to report 14,355 users to the IRS

    theverge.com 29 Nov '17, 11pm

    Today, Coinbase suffered a major defeat at the hands of the Internal Revenue Service, nearly a year after the case was initially filed . A California federal court has ordered Coinbase to turn over identifying records for all users who have bought, sold, sent, or received more than $2...

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    Square founder Jack Dorsey says bitcoin and blockchain are the ‘next big unlock’ - The Verge

    theverge.com 11 Aug '17, 4pm

    If you’ve been hearing or reading a lot about blockchain but you still aren’t entirely certain how to define it, you’re not alone. It’s something that Jack Dorsey, the chief executive officer and chairman of Square (and CEO of Twitter), describes as the “next big unlock,” something th...

  • Android Wear now belongs to fashion brands, not gadget nerds

    theverge.com 16 Aug '17, 1pm

    But if there’s one thing about fashion that’s different from tech, it’s that fashion trends are fickle, and while these brands are embracing Android Wear right now, it’s not guaranteed that they will forever, or even next season. The technology brands that Google partnered with back a...

  • China is shutting down domestic Bitcoin exchanges

    theverge.com 11 Sep '17, 6pm

    China plans to shut down domestic Bitcoin exchanges, anonymous sources told The W all Street Journal today. The sources said that regulators weren’t giving a clear message on when the shutdown would occur. One regulator told an exchange that the decision had already been made, while a...