• Craig Wright claims he is the enigmatic Bitcoin inventor

    Craig Wright claims he is the enigmatic Bitcoin inventor

    theverge.com 02 May '16, 7am

    suspected of being the inventor of Bitcoin , has today come out and publicly claimed that he is indeed responsible for the cryptocurrency. The BBC reports that Wright "has provided technical proof to back up his claim using coins known to be owned by Bitcoin's creator" and that promin...

  • You can now buy games on Steam using Bitcoin

    theverge.com 28 Apr '16, 10am

    Valve has partnered with Bitcoin payment service Bitpay to bring everyone's favorite cryptocurrency to games platform Steam. Bitpay says it was approached by the company because it wanted to internationalize its operation, making it easier for Steam users in emerging markets to to buy...

  • Apple Pay comes to Singapore today

    Apple Pay comes to Singapore today

    theverge.com 19 Apr '16, 1am

    Apple Pay is now available in Singapore, marking the mobile-payment service's expansion into its sixth country and its second in Asia. Singapore residents are only able to use American Express cards right now, but Apple says support for credit and debit cards from Visa and banks inclu...

  • Facebook considers letting users add a tip jar to make money from posts

    theverge.com 23 Apr '16, 7pm

    Facebook is exploring new ways for individual users to profit from their posts on the network, The Verge has learned. A user survey distributed this week hints at a broad range of ways that users could make money or promote a cause, including a tip jar, branded content, and taking a c...

  • After Singapore taxes Model S for ‘emissions,’ Tesla works to clear the air: A customer

    After Singapore taxes Model S for ‘emissions,’ Tesla works to clear the air | The

    theverge.com 11 Mar '16, 5pm

    A customer who tried to import his Tesla Model S to Singapore was surprised when the idiosyncratic city-state slapped him with a tax of around $11,000 , rather than a tax rebate of around the same amount. The reason was even more surprising: because it polluted too much. Singapore tax...

  • Microsoft stops accepting Bitcoins to buy Windows apps

    Microsoft stops accepting Bitcoins to buy Windows apps

    theverge.com 14 Mar '16, 10am

    Microsoft first started accepting Bitcoins as a payment method for Xbox games and Windows apps around a year ago. Bitcoins could be used to fund a Microsoft Account, allowing owners to purchase content from the Windows and Xbox games, music, and video stores. Microsoft has ended its b...

  • Bitcoin's nightmare scenario has come to pass

    Bitcoin's nightmare scenario has come to pass

    theverge.com 02 Mar '16, 8pm

    Over the last year and a half a number of prominent voices in the Bitcoin community have been warning that the system needed to make fundamental changes to its core software code to avoid being overwhelmed by the continued growth of Bitcoin transactions. There was strong disagreement ...

  • Microsoft says it will still accept Bitcoin after 'inaccurate' info released

    theverge.com 14 Mar '16, 9pm

    Bitcoin was almost dealt a major blow today when it seemed Microsoft would stop accepting the cryptocurrency for digital purchases through customer accounts. But the company now says an update to a support page was posted erroneously and contained "inaccurate" information. Bitcoin, Mi...

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