Italians shocked after Bitcoin investment turned out to be a scam
They told us we would be as rich as Berlusconi
Italy is reeling from a Bitcoin-based financial scam and what seems to have gotten their goat was that it was an Italian company behind it.
El Salvador discovered that Bitcoin really is a ponzi scheme
But its fanboy president can’t help but buy more of it
While the Bitcoin ponzi scheme has been crashing and burning, one of its key fanboy’s El Salvador’s president cannot admit he has made a mistake.
US pressures El Salvador over Bitcoin
President tells them to sling their hook
The US government has been told to sling its hook by Bitcoin fanboy El Salvador President Nayib Bukele.
Linus Torvalds did not create Bitcoin
Linus Torvalds has squashed an internet rumour that he is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
Texas wants to make itself a citadel for bitcoin
Bitcoin could be worthless
Bank of England warns
The Bank of England has said that bitcoin could be "worthless" and people investing in the digital currency should be prepared to lose everything.
Texas about to stuff up its power grid for cryptocurrency miners
At this rate the Mexicans will not want it back
Texas, which has one of the most dodgy power grids in the US, is about to be hit by a surge in demand for electricity that's twice the size of Austin's as part of local government policy.
El Salvador's move to Bitcoin sparks praise and skepticism
Done too quick
The move by El Salvador to move to Bitcoin as legal tender has been greeted with praise and brickbats across the financial markets.
Amazon denies Bitcoin rumour
Bitcoin investors are getting desperate
Desperate to stop haemorrhage losses in Bitcoin value, some wise guy thought it a wizard idea to spread a rumour that Amazon was going to start accepting the monopoly money.
EU will force data collection on Bitcoin
Will be traceable or be banned
Proposed changes to EU law would force companies that transfer Bitcoin or other crypto-assets to collect details on the recipient and sender.