UK downplays talk of regulating Bitcoin

Reports the U.K. is “actively considering” regulating the virtual currency Bitcoin are exaggerated, the country’s financial watchdog has said. CITY.AM newspaper reported that the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) was considering regulating the currency, citing Tom Robinson, the co-founder of Bitcoin Read more ›

A Fistful of Bitcoins

The good, the bad, and the ugly of crypto-currency and how a Charleston seizure of Bitcoins figures into the equation by Corey Hutchins @coreyhutchins Bitcoin, the world’s first decentralized digital currency, doesn’t exist on paper. It has no public face or founder Read more ›

StrongCoin launches distributed exchange

Online wallet system StrongCoin is launching a new distributed exchange service to purchase bitcoins. StrongCoin founder Ian Purton already runs an OTC exchange calledBitcoinary. An OTC exchange is different from a traditional exchange such as Mt Gox or BitStamp, because it doesn’t require Read more ›