The Bitcoin hash network is eight times faster than the world’s top 500 supercomputers combined.
Bitcoin is currently one of the valuable and popular virtual currencies on the market, with numerous exchange houses springing up literally overnight.
Online exchanges that trade hard currency for Bitcoin reportedly have a 45 percent chance of failing - often taking their customers’ money with them. The above-mentioned claim is based on a new computer science study that applied survival analysis to examine the factors that prompt Bitcoin currency exchanges to close.
Bitcoin has suffered a flash crash, surprising absolutely no one. The cyber currency tumbled from $266 to just $55 in a single day of trading.
Bitcoin has surged past $200 for the first time in history, but its meteoric rise has prompted many in the financial world to sound the alarm.
Virtual currency Bitcoin broke the $200 barrier today and managed to briefly touch an impressive high of $239.
Security researchers say they have positively identified a spam message campaign on Skype designed to spread malware with Bitcoin mining capabilities.
The value of Bitcoin surpassed $100 yesterday, on April Fools’ Day. The virtual, uncontrolled currency has gone from strength to strength in recent months but now it is starting to resemble a massive bubble.
Digital currency used in place of the dollar isn't exactly a new concept, especially online.
The new web storage service Mega founded by the controversial Kim Dotcom (aka Kim Schmitz) has confirmed that it will now accept bitcoin, an online virtual currency already used by thousands.
The US's biggest BitCoin trading exchange, BitFloor, has been forced to temporarily shut up shop, after a virtual heist in which the equivalent of $250,000 was stolen.