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  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Overstock.com Inc. rose 19.3 percent to $16.66. Datawatch Corp. rose 18.2 percent to $14.09. Vasco Data Security International Inc. rose 17.0 percent to $13.58.

  • New York proposes regulations for bitcoin Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    New York City is home to several startups dealing in bitcoin, the most popular virtual currency, and some Wall Street firms are edging into the field as well.

  • Apple allows 'approved' virtual currencies in Apps Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 2:43 AM ET

    June 3- Apple Inc will let software developers include virtual-currency transactions in their applications, paving the way for new forms of money to appear on iPhones and iPads.

  • May 29- Satellite TV operator Dish Network said it would accept bitcoin payments from customers from the third quarter, joining companies such as Overstock.com Inc and Zynga Inc in accepting the digital currency. Coinbase, funded by venture fund Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures and Y Combinator, is one such digital wallet.

  • Why Warren Buffett is wrong on bitcoin Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett called bitcoin a "mirage." Vance Crowe, a consultant who has been paid in bitcoin, says the Oracle of Omaha is wrong. Here's why.

  • Amazon sees backlash among Prime members Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 12:42 PM ET
    An employee stacks items to be shipped at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Phoenix, Arizona.

    A Brand Keys survey found that shoppers responded to Amazon's price hike by dinging its brand reputation and brand value.

  • The big-name retailer that is now accepting bitcoin Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:49 PM ET

    Bitcoin users now have a new payment option at Lord & Taylor, thanks to a partnership between the retailer and shopping app Pounce.

  • VANCOUVER/ TORONTO, March 5- Canadian police have launched an investigation after online bitcoin bank Flexcoin, which closed its virtual doors this week, said that it had lost about $600,000 worth of the digital currency in a hacker attack.

  • *Japan cabinet will set bitcoin rules on Friday. *Japan struggling to define its response after Mt. TOKYO, March 5- Japan will this week set out rules on how to handle bitcoins, the first sign that the government is taking action on regulating the virtual currency after the collapse last week of Tokyo- based Mt.

  • Overstock.com passes $1M in sales to bitcoin users Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 2:05 PM ET
    Overstock.com says it has surpassed $1 million in sales to bitcoin users.

    Overstock.com says it has sold over $1 million worth of merchandise to bitcoin users since it started accepting the virtual currency in January.

  • FACTBOX-What is bitcoin and how does it work? Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 25- Mt. The dollar price of bitcoins quoted on online exchange Bitstamp spiked from around $30 a year ago to more than $1,100 in December as more people became aware of the currency and speculators jumped into the highly volatile market.

  • Feb 24- Alabama's securities regulator said he will issue an alert on Tuesday, cautioning consumers and investors to stop trading on bitcoin exchanges or adding to their accounts if they are having trouble redeeming the digital currency or cashing out.

  • Online shopping satisfaction hits 12-year low Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 3:51 PM ET

    Customer satisfaction with online shopping slipped 4.9 percent to a benchmark of 78, the lowest score since 2001.

  • Regulators and hackers put bitcoin to the test Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 5:52 AM ET

    The virtual currency’s meteoric rise encountered stormy weather that could determine its future.

  • First U.S. bitcoin ATMs to open soon in Seattle, Austin Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Feb 18- Robocoin said on Tuesday that later this month it will install the first automated teller machines in the United States that let users buy and sell bitcoin, the latest step into the mainstream for the digital currency.

  • Two Las Vegas casinos to accept bitcoin currency Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 8:49 PM ET

    Two Las Vegas casino hotels will be the first known U.S. commercial gambling houses to accept bitcoin, the unregulated digital payment system.

  • It's a slam dunk: NBA team to accept bitcoin Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    Bitcoin has become a coin of the realm of the Sacramento Kings, a newspaper reports.

  • Early movers: ICPT, AA, GPS, TGT, TIF, SHLD & more Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Want to snag a rich guy? Accept bitcoins Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 11:48 AM ET
    Zynga has begun testing use of bitcoin payments.

    As Zynga becomes the latest adopter of the digital currency, the move highlights a budding trend: businesses adopting bitcoin to woo a key consumer demographic.

  • Overstock CEO: Why we're accepting bitcoins Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 8:36 AM ET
    Patrick M. Byrne

    Overstock recently announced it would accept bitcoin as payment. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne explains the business — and philosophical — reasons behind the decision.