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IRS will tax Bitcoin as property, rather than as currency

Investors welcomed the news, but it could also mean additional record-keeping for people who spend bitcoins like cash.

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Ransomware that demands Bitcoins is distributed by malware that steals bitcoins

Victims are asked to make bitcoin payments to recover encrypted files after their bitcoin wallets might have already been emptied

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Swap agreement aims to protect Bitcoin holders from the next crash

A framework for Bitcoin derivatives seeks to guard against price swings

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Small bitcoin exchange, Vircurex, teeters after large withdrawals

Vircurex had been trying to pay back losses incurred last year

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Mt. Gox finds $116m worth of bitcoins

The failed exchange says it found 200,000 bitcoins that just suddenly disappeared.

Bitcoin's software gets security fixes, new features

Bitcoin-QT, rebranded as Bitcoin Core, has more than six fixes for the so-called transaction malleability problem

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Does Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto have a case against Newsweek?

Legal experts say it would be hard for Nakamoto to build a strong case.

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After bankruptcy filings, fallen Mt. Gox exchange lets users see bitcoin balances

The exchange said on its website that wallet balances are not an acknowledgement of claims

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Bitcoin-stealing malware hidden in Mt. Gox data dump, researcher says

Recently leaked Mt. Gox data archive contains a malicious application that steals Bitcoin wallet files, a researcher from Kaspersky Lab said

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Mt. Gox kept Bitcoin exchange open despite knowledge of large-scale theft

The exchange continued to operate and collect transaction fees despite its troubles