Bitcoin surged above $66,000 for the first time on Wednesday. But what is Bitcoin? Here are answers to 10 of the most pressing questions many people have about cryptocurrencies.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bitcoin stormed above $66,000 for the first time on Wednesday, riding a wave of excitement about how the financial establishment is increasingly accepting the digital currency's rise.
NEW YORK (AP) — Love cryptocurrencies or hate the very idea of them, they’re becoming more mainstream by the day.
An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency. One mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution that has alarmed environmentalists. It uses its own power plant.
BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night verifying transactions for the cryptocurrency bitcoin.
Cryptocurrencies are inherently cryptic — it’s right there in the name. And if you follow Warren Buffett’s advice to never invest in businesses you can’t understand, it may be hard to justify investing in a currency made of math instead of gold.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Daily Stormer website advocates for the purity of the white race, posts hate-filled, conspiratorial screeds against Blacks, Jews and women and has helped inspire at least three racially motivated murders. It has also made its founder, Andrew Anglin, a millionaire.
China is intensifying its crackdown on cryptocurrencies.
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Virtual currencies are taxed as property, or as an investment, when you sell them. To make matters more confusing, using them to buy something technically counts as selling.
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The measure would make Nebraska the second state to create a formal charter for “cryptobanks," allowing them to help facilitate transactions. The first state was Wyoming, which chartered its first institution in September.
Exodus Movement wants investors to buy shares of its company and pay with Bitcoin or another digital currency.
German court authorities are unable to cash in more than $60 million in bitcoins confiscated from a fraudster as he has not revealed the passwords.