Gulf Times - digital-currency
Four arrested over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Four arrested over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Bitcoin is a virtual currency created from computer code that allows anonymous transactions and its value has soared since it came into being in 2009.

Qatar Central Bank warns of Bitcoin trading risks

Qatar Central Bank warns of Bitcoin trading risks

The circulars highlighted the increasing activity of trading in Bitcoin all over the world and the resulting negative consequences in global financial markets, QCB said in a press release.

Spain arrests 30 suspected of laundering money in bitcoin centres

Spain arrests 30 suspected of laundering money in bitcoin centres

Spanish police said they had arrested 30 people suspected of illegally distributing pay television content and of laundering the proceeds by investing in bitcoin "mining" centres for processing transactions.

Australian confirms his identity as bitcoin creator

Australian confirms his identity as bitcoin creator

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright told the BBC he was the creator of controversial digital currency bitcoin, ending years of speculation.