Bitcoin miners do not have to register as money transfer services: ruling

Will Conley Bitcoin miner Milly Bitcoin has done a little citizen letter-writing, and the results should make virtual currency miners breathe a sigh of relief. Milly Bitcoin's mining company Atlantic City Bitcoin last June wrote to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) requesting an [...]

Bitcoin mining industry, like the currency itself, is volatile

As is the case with many aspects of the rapidly developing bitcoin economy, there are entrepreneurs who are rushing to get into a place where money can be made. One of...

Bitcoin value up in post-Christmas trade; setback for Dogecoin

Bitcoin prices rose more than 5%  to hit a one-week high, as demand for the virtual currency remained supported amid ongoing speculation an increasing number of online retailers will begin accepting...

A TV Anchor Tries to Gift Bitcoin On Air, Is Immediately Robbed

This past Friday, Bloomberg TV anchor Matt Miller took an on-air opportunity to give the gift of Bitcoin to two of his fellow anchors during his "12 Days of Bitcoin" segment....

Singapore adopts hands-off approach to bitcoin transactions

Singapore's Monetary Authority has decided not to interfere with bitcoin transactions in that country. In an email to Singapore-based bitcoin trading platform Coin Republic, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said it...