Japanese police have arrested the CEO of the failed company MtGox, which was once the world’s biggest exchange of the virtual currency, bitcoin. Mark Karpeles, 30, is being held in connection with the loss of bitcoins worth $387m (£247m, €351m)

Clever criminals have devised a gadget to steal credit card information, and across the states they have been employing it to everyone’s detriment. The device is called a “Skimmer.” The criminal places it on top of a credit card reader

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared his first statement on bitcoin and digital currencies in an educational forum broadcast on national TV network Russia 24. Putin indicated his view that the Bank of Russia, the country’s central bank, has so far

With bank doors slammed shut, frantic Greeks are turning to online trading platforms to see if Bitcoin is a better bet than the Euro. Ten times as many Greeks are registering to trade bitcoins on the German marketplace than

MasterCard is lobbying the UK government for raised regulation of bitcoin and other digital currencies that pose a menace to its legacy credit-cards business, as it tries to adapt to the transformation of a payments industry long overdue for change

We’ve heard that IBM is a huge Bitcoin adopter and they made a Bitcoin Rain at Campus Party 2015 (CPBR8), in São Paulo Expo in Brasil. At first we tough it was just a small giveaway. But they actually spent

Bitcoin Conference is going to make a mash on Europe. Meet the conference dedicated to the currency of the future in Prague! Everyone has heard about a mysterious currency Bitcoin, but maybe not everyone knows where and what you can

Former BitInstant CEO and Bitcoin Foundation board member Charlie Shrem was sentenced on 20 December 2014 to do two years in prison after pleading guilty to aiding and abetting the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business. Shrem will also serve three

Thomas Jiřikovský, an alleged Owner of one of the most popular Darknet website ‘Sheep Marketplace‘, has been captured after laundering around $40 Million, making it one of the biggest exit scams in Darknet history. After the capture of Silk Road

Horizon, Bitnation and Blocknet join forces to deliver the world’s first platform for do-it-yourself governance services to 2.5 billion people across developing markets, using Bitcoin 2.0 technology. Stockholm, Sweden, March 5 – “Governance 2.0:” borderless, decentralized, voluntary, and about to