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June 9, 2021, 7:30 PM

El Salvador passes law to accept Bitcoin

The Central American country is the first nation in the world to accept Bitcoin as a form of payment.
June 9, 2021, 7:30 PM
El Salvador passes law to accept Bitcoin
May 21, 2021, 4:06 AM

Tax changes would boost IRS monitoring of cryptocurrency use

The Biden administration is taking steps to ensure Americans who pay for goods or services with cryptocurrencies don’t sidestep the tax man
May 21, 2021, 4:06 AM
May 20, 2021, 4:13 AM

By the Numbers: Cryptocurrency crash

A closer look at the falling value of cryptocurrency and what sparked the latest plunge.
May 20, 2021, 4:13 AM
By the Numbers: Cryptocurrency crash
May 19, 2021, 9:35 PM

Cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin plunge amid China clampdown fears, fallout from Tesla's U-turn

Bitcoin, Ethereum and other major cryptocurrencies plummeted on Wednesday in a sell-off linked to a new crackdown in China and fallout from Tesla's reversal.
May 19, 2021, 9:35 PM
Bitcoin plunges amid China clampdown fears, fallout from Tesla's U-turn
1 month ago

Bitcoin plunges as Elon Musk puts environmental impact under scrutiny

The price of Bitcoin nosedived after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his company would no longer be accepting the cryptocurrency as payment due to its ties to fossil fuels.
1 month ago
Bitcoin plunges as Elon Musk puts its environmental impact under scrutiny
1 month ago

Environmental impact of Bitcoin

Tesla said it will no longer accept the cryptocurrency due to the extreme amounts of fossil fuels consumed to mine it.
1 month ago
Environmental impact of Bitcoin
1 month ago

Tesla to stop accepting Bitcoin for car payments

Electric car maker Tesla will stop accepting Bitcoin as a payment
1 month ago
4 months ago

Bitcoin surges to record highs after Tesla pushes it mainstream

Bitcoin surged to a new record high Tuesday morning on the heels of Tesla's disclosure that it was investing some $1.5 billion in the cryptocurrency.
4 months ago
Bitcoin surges to record highs after Tesla pushes it mainstream
4 months ago

Tesla buys $1.5B in Bitcoin, will accept as payment soon

Holders of Bitcoin may be able to cash in some of their investment in the digital currency for a brand new electric car
4 months ago
Tesla buys $1.5B in Bitcoin, will accept as payment soon
4 months ago

Australian man convicted in nearly $90M cryptocurrency scam

Prosecutors say an Australian man has pleaded guilty to securities fraud for cheating investors of nearly $90 million by squandering money they spent on his cryptocurrency fund
4 months ago
5 months ago

Insider Q&A: Bitcoin's massive rise and what comes next

The digital currency Bitcoin rocketed to a record high last week above $40,000 a coin
5 months ago
Q&A: Bitcoin's massive rise and what comes next
6 months ago

Bitcoin surges past $20,000, erasing 3 years of deep losses

The price of bitcoin has risen above $20,000 for the first time, as the speculative digital currency topped its previous peak reached shortly after it became tradable on Wall Street three years ago this month
6 months ago
2 years ago

'It just smells like something doesn’t make sense': Canadian crypto world questions CEO's death

Gerald Cotten died on Dec. 9 with the only password to unlock $190 million.
2 years ago
'He might want out': Cryptocurrency world questions death of CEO
3 years ago

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are the latest rage, but skeptics warn about bubble

Meet Jeremy Gardner, a crytpocurrency evangelist and one of Silicon Valley's latest stars.
3 years ago
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are the latest rage, but skeptics warn about bubble
3 years ago

Man busted for selling huge shipments of drugs to college students for bitcoin, authorities say

The Iowa man was arrested for the "dark web" deals that led to two deaths.
3 years ago
Trafficker arrested for selling drugs to college students using bitcoin, police say