Stories tagged: Bitcoin
Wed., June 28, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
Companies struggle to recover after massive cyberattack with ransom demands
Companies worldwide struggled to recover Wednesday after a wave of powerful cyberattacks crippled computer systems in Europe, Asia and the United States with a virus similar to the global ransomware …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Few cyberattack victims are paying hackers because using bitcoin is hard
An unprecedented cyberattack swept across the globe over the weekend, but so far the majority of victims haven’t paid hackers a ransom.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Winklevoss Twins Await Imminent SEC Decision on Bitcoin ETF
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss will know within days whether they’ve won approval to begin offering their bitcoin-based exchange traded fund, with the digital currency’s record rally hanging in the balance.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
Automated traders take over Bitcoin as easy money beckons
Professionals armed with cutting-edge technology now drive as much as 80 percent of bitcoin trading, mimicking strategies honed by some of the biggest players on Wall Street. To them, bitcoin …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Bitcoin hits all-time high as currency controls drive fear
Bitcoin hit an all-time high Wednesday, according to Bloomberg data, thanks to continued adoption in China and other parts of the world where traditional currencies are tightly controlled.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Bitcoin’s self-proclaimed founder Craig Wright backtracks on claim
Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, the man who came forward this week as bitcoin’s founder, is backtracking. He wrote in a blog post that he does not “have the courage” to …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Purported bitcoin founder to provide further proof
Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, the man who came forward this week as bitcoin’s founder, says he will provide further proof in the coming days to back up his claims.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Mystery solved? Australian says he’s Bitcoin founder
An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries …
Sat., April 26, 2014
Northwest’s cheap power drawing bitcoin miners
When two Stanford University grads wanted to start a bitcoin company, they looked for the lowest power rates in the country. A map comparing energy rates led them to Central …
Wed., Feb. 19, 2014, 7:39 a.m.
Entrepreneur makes Bitcoin gift to Tacoma college
TACOMA — In what may be the first college donation of the new electronic currency, a Bitcoin entrepreneur has made a $10,000 virtual donation to a Washington state liberal arts …
Sat., Jan. 11, 2014
Spokane bar welcomes Bitcoin, giving digital currency a tryout
Spokane bartender Ash Hayden conducted a simple $24 transaction this week at the Volstead Act, the bar on Post Street where he works. That payment, made by customer Matt Rush, …