Volatile digital currency

Bitcoin is a decentralised currency that exists mainly in digital form and is neither issued nor guaranteed by central banks. It began in 2009 as an open-source project and is administered over a shared computer network with untraceable transactions

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Open Data Institute says blockchain system use ‘very concerning’

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Regulators warn on risks posed by bitcoin

US body raises concern over uncertainties of digital currencies

Rise in demand for courses on blockchain

Finance executives are flocking to courses that cover digital currencies

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‘Ether’ brought to earth by theft of $50m

Value of cryptocurrency slumps after user exploits software flaw

Blockchain could benefit the banks

Despite the hype, there are several misconceptions about the technology, writes Huw van Steenis

Australia to auction confiscated bitcoins

A$16m sale comes as cryptocurrency hits highest level in 2 years

Bitcoin: Identity crisis

Despite revelations this week, the creator of the cryptocurrency still eludes treasure hunters

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Will the real Mr Bitcoin please not stand up

‘Very few mysteries maintain their allure once the truth is revealed’

Craig Wright

Australian pulls bitcoin proof

Craig Wright faced scepticism over claim he was Satoshi Nakamoto

Being Satoshi Nakamoto, being Mr Bitcoin

His name is a perfect anagram, if you remove and add a few letters

Backtrack on Bitcoin invention claim

Q&A: Has bitcoin creator been revealed?

The claims of Australian Craig Wright that he invented digital currency

Australian claims to be bitcoin creator

Craig Steven Wright says he is Satoshi Nakamoto

Free currency exchange app launches

Holiday money commission ‘could become a thing of the past’

Bitcoin money transfer hits the high street

Read the small print from techno-utopians

Barclays partners with bitcoin payments app

Bank to share infrastructure with Goldman-backed currency group

Bitcoin users ready for big reveal

Speculation on true identity of creator ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’

Digitised diamonds battle to defy thieves

Could new technology have stopped the Goodwood House robbery?

Bitcoin is losing the Midas touch

The currency’s advocates are right: money is a confidence trick, a form of frozen desire, writes Henry Farrell

Digital world faces two key tests

Managing domain names and bitcoins take wildly different approaches

Blythe Masters forges blockchain tie-ups

Digital Asset Holdings agrees alliances Accenture, PwC and Broadridge

Bitcoin threatened by software schism

Developers release rival version of code behind digital currency

Bitcoin stigma hobbles blockchain take-up

Asset managers unconvinced about the benefits of the technology

Five UK fund houses explore blockchain

Asset managers test if bitcoin technology can cut trading costs

EU to probe €500 notes’ terror links

High number of bills in circulation raises suspicions

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