Hackers have stolen nearly £31 million in Bitcoin from one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, its chief executive has said.
Cryptocurrencies are all the rage at the moment. Ian Forsyth tries to decide if they are the future for finance . . . or a very big bubble that’s about to burst.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has launched a scathing attack on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.
Bitcoin prices took another tumble as investors were spooked by news that South Korean authorities were launching a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrency trading.
Published by Bodley Head Since its creation in 2009, Bitcoin - the cybermoney and encryption technology - has skirted popular consciousness, enjoying spikes of curiosity, notoriety and moneyed success, all comprehensively outlined in this biography/manifesto from Wall Street Journalists Vigna and Casey.