Hackers steal nearly €36m in Bitcoin from online exchange

The thieves used a ‘variety of techniques’, the company said.


My experience with Bitcoin a year after €1,000 punt

A year ago, I wrote on my views of cryptocurrencies.


Money really makes the world go round

Monetary inventions are nothing new, and despite warnings that the cryptocurrency revolution is a sham, millions worldwide remain excited by it, writes Robert J Shiller.


UK to tighten rules on cryptocurrency

Britain’s financial watchdog has warned that companies offering services linked to cryptocurrency derivatives must meet all relevant rules in the regulator’s handbook or face sanctions.


Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will ‘come to bad ending’ says Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett has predicted a “bad ending” for cryptocurrencies.


US billionaire Warren Buffett warns Bitcoin is heading for ’bad ending’

US billionaire Warren Buffett has ruled out a foray into cryptocurrencies, warning that the Bitcoin boom will "come to a bad ending".


Bitcoin takes a tumble as south Korea cracks down on cryptocurrency trading

Bitcoin prices took a tumble as investors were spooked by news that South Korean authorities were launching a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrency trading.


Establishment slowly coming to terms with borderless currencies

Ledgers have had a new incarnation in the digital economy. Debits and credits have made way for algorithms, writes Eleanor Doyle.


Just how safe is Bitcoin?

Leonard McAuliffe, director with PwC Cyber Practice, looks at Bitcoin's strengths and weaknesses.


The bitcoin gamble: What does the future hold?

The surge in Bitcoin has seen values soar more than 16-fold this year alone to above $17,000. But what is it, where did it come from, how does it work and what does the future hold?