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Elusive Aussie Bitcoin founder a reluctant identity
Elusive Aussie Bitcoin founder a reluctant identity

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, who has revealed himself as the creator of the virtual Bitcoin currency, is an elusive individual.

Elusive Aussie Bitcoin founder a reluctant identity
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Kazakhstan’s financial institutions banned from using Bitcoin

There is a tough national legislation to counteract money laundering and banks are not allowed to service transactions involving unidentified parties: Central Bank representative.

Kazakhstan’s financial institutions banned from using Bitcoin
Japan says Bitcoin not a currency, but taxable
Japan says Bitcoin not a currency, but taxable

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.

Japan says Bitcoin not a currency, but taxable
A man widely believed to be Bitcoin currency founder Satoshi Nakamoto. ©Reuters/David McNew
Man identified as Bitcoin creator denies involvement

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."

Man identified as Bitcoin creator denies involvement
Warren Buffett. ©Reuters/Rebecca Cook
Buffett says bitcoin 'not a currency'

The Oracle of Omaha is not a believer in bitcoin.

Buffett says bitcoin 'not a currency'
MtGox opens call centre after $500m Bitcoin loss
MtGox opens call centre after $500m Bitcoin loss

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.

MtGox opens call centre after $500m Bitcoin loss
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Vietnam restricts use of Bitcoin

Vietnam has banned its banks from handling Bitcoins, saying the virtual currency is not legal tender in the communist nation.

Vietnam restricts use of Bitcoin
Bitcoin users to gather in Tokyo amid MtGox woes
Bitcoin users to gather in Tokyo amid MtGox woes

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.

Bitcoin users to gather in Tokyo amid MtGox woes
Japan probing bitcoin exchange after huge reported theft
Japan probing bitcoin exchange after huge reported theft

Japanese authorities were Wednesday probing the troubled MtGox bitcoin exchange after claims of a multi-million dollar theft from its digital vaults.

Japan probing bitcoin exchange after huge reported theft
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Cyber thieves blamed for Bitcoin heist: researchers

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.

Cyber thieves blamed for Bitcoin heist: researchers
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Bitcoin is no way to avoid losses amid devaluation in Kazakhstan

Bitcoin is not a good way to save money for Kazakhstanis frantically trying to hedge themselves amid the 20% tenge devaluation.

Bitcoin is no way to avoid losses amid devaluation in Kazakhstan
Brothers Cameron (L) and Tyler Winklevoss. ©Reuters/Lucas Jackson
Winkdex: Winklevosses make their own Bitcoin index

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.

Winkdex: Winklevosses make their own Bitcoin index
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Kazakhstan’s Central Bank Governor on Bitcoin

Kazakhstan’s Finance Ministry views Bitcoin as a threat to the country’s banks.

Kazakhstan’s Central Bank Governor on Bitcoin
Bitcoin Foundation Vice Chairman Charlie Shrem exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York January 27, 2014. ©Reuters/Lucas Jackson
Bitcoin dealers charged in US with money laundering

US authorities Monday filed criminal charges against two operators of a Bitcoin exchange, including the head of a company with high-profile investment backers.

Bitcoin dealers charged in US with money laundering
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