Swiss politician asks government to create report on bitcoin

A member of Switzerland’s federal parliament has made a submission to the country’s National Council asking it to write a…

Canadian Royal Mint to test ‘MintChip’ payment system

The Royal Canadian Mint is to begin testing its MintChip electronic payment system by the end of the year, according…

Life on Bitcoin couple pays for hotel and flights in bitcoin

Austin and Beccy Craig, the Utah-based couple living on bitcoin for 90 days, have overcome yet another hurdle and paid…

Anonymous iPhone hacking and bitcoin’s three most important letters

Welcome to the CoinDesk Weekly Review 20th September 2013 – a regular look at the hottest, most controversial and thought-provoking…

The worst swear word, a risky business, and playing by the numbers

Welcome to the CoinDesk Weekly Review 13th September 2013 – a regular look at the hottest, most controversial and thought-provoking…

Founder of bitcoin exchange BitBox on compliance and banks

Kinnard Hockenhull is the founder of BitBox, a US-based exchange and provider of bitcoin-related services. The company is FinCEN registered…

How is regulation going to affect the bitcoin price?

Regulation as it concerns bitcoin has been dominating the media cycle recently. We’ve had the US government meeting with representatives…

Butterfly Labs COO responds to detractors amid company struggles

Processor manufacturer Butterfly Labs (BFL) has recently been taking a bashing in the press and on the Bitcoin Forum due…

Mt. Gox countersues bitcoin incubator CoinLab for $5.5 Million

Japanese bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has responded to a lawsuit by former US partner CoinLab, asking for $5.5m in damages.…

BitPay now has over 10,000 merchants in its payment processor network

BitPay has now helped over 10,000 merchants across the world accept payments in bitcoin. The company, which was founded in…