Disney child actor to buy Mt. Gox for one Bitcoin

A group of investors is seeking to buy bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox for a token payment of one bitcoin, or about $400, the Wall Street Journal reported citing sources. The group justified the near-zero price citing an “information vacuum” over Mt. Gox’s missing bitcoins that made it hard to place a value on the […]

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Mt Gox finds 200,000 missing bitcoins

Bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox said it found 200,000 bitcoins, which were previously thought stolen, in disused electronic wallets. Another 650,000 bitcoins remain unaccounted for. The Tokyo-based company said in a statement posted on its website Thursday that the 200,000 bitcoins were identified Mar. 7 after “old format” wallets were searched as part of Mt. […]

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BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #10

On CoinMap.org you can get a view of everything Bitcoin including consulting houses like Bitcoin Expert in Copenhagen. OK Coin in China gets a $10 million investment to built one of the world’s largest exchanges. Philippines is one of the first countries where Bitcoin got a mainstream breakthrough. The Bank of Thailand does not like […]

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Mt. Gox Log in returns

After weeks of showing only legal notices, Mt.Gox’s homepage now has a login screen that lets users check their Bitcoin balances. But that’s apparently all the beleaguered digital wallet service will allow for now. The site also displays a notice stating: “This balance confirmation service is provided on this site only for the convenience of […]

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Bitcoinpeople Morning Digest #4

In this issue: Bitcoin for beginners. Bitcoin is great for all the ‘unbanked’ people in the Philippines. Will future Free Trade Zones be Bitcoin Zones? The bank scandals are good news for Bitcoin. Cloudhashing supporting Mt. Gox costumers. A history of Bitcoin in one chart. Overstock regrets not having implemented Bitcoin earlier. Japan getting ready […]

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Bitcoinpeople Morning Digest #3

In this issue: Bitcoin rallying after the Mt. Gox affair. Top digital currencies by social media presence. More and more mainstream business accepting Bitcoin. Auroracoin of Iceland now second largest altcoin. Japan should adopt Bitcoin nationwide before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Thomas Friedman from the New York Times is wrong again. Singapore becoming a Bitcoin […]

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Crowd detectives reveal the Mt. Gox heist as an inside job

Thousands of volunteering and self-organizing detectives have been meticulously laying a puzzle that reveals the Gox billion-dollar heist as an inside job. As smoke clears on the implosion of the Empty Gox bitcoin exchange, thousands of people in the community committed to revealing the truth behind the stonewalling exchange. What was claimed first to be […]

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