Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, who has revealed himself as the creator of the virtual Bitcoin currency, is an elusive individual.
There is a tough national legislation to counteract money laundering and banks are not allowed to service transactions involving unidentified parties: Central Bank representative.
Bitcoin is not a currency but transactions involving it should be "subject to taxation", Japan's government said Friday, in a move that could pave the way for formal regulations on the troubled virtual unit.
A man named as being the enigmatic creator of Bitcoin on Thursday denied having a role in the virtual unit, telling reporters he was "not involved."
The Oracle of Omaha is not a believer in bitcoin.
The MtGox Bitcoin exchange, which last week sought bankruptcy protection in Japan, opened a helpline for anxious customers on Monday after unveiling a massive loss in a possible theft.
Vietnam has banned its banks from handling Bitcoins, saying the virtual currency is not legal tender in the communist nation.
Bitcoin users in Tokyo will gather on Thursday for a meeting set to be dominated by the shuttering of the MtGox exchange amid claims of a multi-million dollar theft.
Japanese authorities were Wednesday probing the troubled MtGox bitcoin exchange after claims of a multi-million dollar theft from its digital vaults.
A gang of cyber criminals using an army of infected computers made off with at least $220,000 worth of Bitcoins and other virtual currencies.
Bitcoin is not a good way to save money for Kazakhstanis frantically trying to hedge themselves amid the 20% tenge devaluation.
Early Bitcoin investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have created their own index of the virtual currency, as they gear up to launch the first publicly traded US Bitcoin fund.
Kazakhstan’s Finance Ministry views Bitcoin as a threat to the country’s banks.
US authorities Monday filed criminal charges against two operators of a Bitcoin exchange, including the head of a company with high-profile investment backers.