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TECH 27 Aug 2013 | 4:10 PM

US regulators, Bitcoin group discuss digital currency

Bitcoins are the most prominent of these new digital currencies, which have come under scrutiny from regulators and law enforcement officials.

TECH 03 Oct 2013 | 8:29 AM

FBI shuts alleged online drug marketplace, Silk Road

FBI has arrested Silk Road owner, Ross William Ulbricht, 29, known online as "Dread Pirate Roberts," in San Francisco.

TECH 04 Nov 2013 | 3:05 PM

Chip designers see dollar signs in Bitcoin miners

Technology professionals are targeting a new market in souped-up computers and specialised chips aimed at the growing ranks of Bitcoin "miners."

TECH 12 Feb 2014 | 1:02 PM

Israeli startups dream of a Bitcoin world

"Welcome to the new economy," boasts a sign at the entrance of the self-styled Bitcoin Embassy in the heart of Tel Aviv.

TECH 13 Feb 2014 | 10:51 AM

Cyberattack on bitcoin a big warning to currency's users

The cyberattack shows that Bitcoin, which exists solely in cyberspace and operates on a software code, is vulnerable to such an assault

TECH 04 Jul 2014 | 1:20 PM

Bitcoin pioneer calls for regulatory guidance from EU

Europe should update its laws to reflect the rise of digital currencies, the head of a Bitcoin startup said, after a successful US auction of Bitcoins was seen as a sign of their broadening appeal.

TECH 12 Dec 2014 | 11:58 AM

Microsoft lets US shoppers pay with Bitcoin

Microsoft began letting US shoppers at its online Windows Store pay with digital currency Bitcoin.

TECH 12 Jan 2015 | 5:29 PM

Tip jar goes digital with Bitcoin startup

Amid the roiling sea of gadgetry at the Consumer Electronics Show was a contingent of Bitcoin startups intent on bringing the controversial digital currency mainstream.

TECH 30 Mar 2015 | 11:45 AM

GST, tech and you

As of next month, IT products and services — even those that were zero-rated previously — will carry a 6% GST charge, but there are some exceptions.

TECH 05 Jun 2015 | 8:30 AM

Digital currencies a big test for regulators: NY banking czar

New York’s powerful banking regulator Benjamin Lawsky said that digital currencies like Bitcoin pose a major challenge, but should not be stifled.