"Stay away from it," Buffett said during a panel discussion. "It's a mirage, basically."
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On Monday Mt. Gox filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in the United States to protect itself from a class action lawsuit that was recently filed in Chicago as well as a year-old case involving CoinLab Inc., which sued Mt. Gox for breaching a contract.
The latest Bitcoin news for the week of March 2-7: The discovery by a Newsweek reporter of the identity of the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, was easily the biggest Bitcoin news this week.
A mystery since the first Bitcoin proposal paper appeared in 2009 bearing that name, most assumed Satoshi Nakamoto was a brash young Tokyo developer, or a group of programmers using a common pseudonym.
And who can blame them? Any investment that can go from $13 to more than $1,000 in less than a year is worth paying attention to.
And warnings from the mainstream media that Bitcoin is a bubble ready to burst at any moment have proven false time and time again. Bitcoin prices have dropped on bad news, but almost immediately rebound; that's not what bubbles do.
With the Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange offline - at least for now - a primary concern of customers who had accounts there is getting back lost bitcoins - can they be retrieved?
The exact number of Mt. Gox customers at the time the website went dark is uncertain, but as of last December the exchange said it had 1 million.
Now that the Mt. Gox exchange has gone dark, speculation is running rampant over the future of Bitcoin. Is it dead, or is this just another crisis that the digital currency will brush off, as it has so many others? In the world of Bitcoin,
Problems at the Mt. Gox exchange have dominated Bitcoin news this past week, creating concern and confusion within the Bitcoin community and leaving everyone else wondering what in the world is going on.
With the use of Bitcoin spreading rapidly, regulators are scrambling to study the digital currency. And while well-crafted regulation would grant Bitcoin much-needed legitimacy, too much would stifle its growth. Striking an ideal balance won't be easy,
Mt. Gox threw a scare into the Bitcoin world when it blamed some technical problems on a bug in the digital currency itself -- a bug that would allow fraudulent transactions. The revelation sent Bitcoin prices plummeting. But when the real story came out,
A fresh crisis may be the beginning of the end for Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, but the harm to the digital currency itself will be temporary.
Fans of the digital currency woke up Friday trying to figure out why Bitcoin prices are falling after more than a month of relative price stability on the Japan-based exchange.
Long plagued by issues in getting fiat currencies from Mt. Gox accounts to user bank accounts, the exchange in recent days started having trouble transferring bitcoins as well.
One bitcoin will cost you more than $700 at current prices, but now investors can get a piece of the virtual currency's potential for $4 with this new Bitcoin penny stock.
Bitcoin Shop Inc. started trading Thursday - the first company with "Bitcoin" in its name to be publicly traded.
One of the things holding many people back from investing in Bitcoin is the technical knowledge required to buy and sell the actual Bitcoins. But the Winklevoss Twins are about to change all that when their Bitcoin ETF gets approved by the SEC later this year.
Ever since it popped onto the public's radar, Bitcoin has been unfairly saddled with a reputation for being little more than a high-tech tool for illegal activities. So when the BitInstant CEO got arrested for money laundering, the critics were crowing, "I told you so." But this incident is just one more distraction from