It's not a scam. It also won't make you fabulously wealthy. Initiative Q wants a stable private currency for payments processing rather than a vehicle for speculation.
Harvesting gains from digital money by giving some of it away can be better for donors than the nonprofits they support.
When you look carefully, the history of Bitcoin can be traced through five key narratives.
Bitcoin's rise and fall to date already makes it one of the greatest market bubbles in history. In turbulent times, some have suggested it as a substitute for gold, but it lacks some vital attributes.
Evidence of past price manipulation of bitcoin and the just-launched Justice Department investigation highlight the need to take steps against cryptocurrency fraud.
Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are susceptible to fraud and price manipulation, just like any other type of investment.
Enterprising cryptocurrency enthusiasts have found a way to use your computer processor and electricity to make themselves money. What is cryptojacking, and how does it work?
The fate of Bitcoin’s fate is highly unpredictable and dependent on what governments will do in the future.
Much of American power is built on its position at the heart of the international trade and finance system.
The evolution of cryptocurrency and how it is replacing modern cash.
This episode is all about bitcoin. Will it be the currency of the future? Who’s trying to capitalise on the legal loopholes of cryptocurrencies? And is it possible to make mining them more green.
When we lust for riches, fear being left behind and identify strongly with some moral cause all at once, reason and willpower don't really stand a chance.
Venezuela's Petro cryptocurrency is a clever way to raise money by getting around international sanctions against the country.
Australian regulators face similar problems as their Australian counterparts in getting cryptocurrency platforms to regulate and prosecuting them when things go wrong.
Interest among financial institutions in bitcoin derivatives contracts highlights worrying reminders of the not-too-distant past.
National cryptocurrencies could make payments faster and prevent crime, but they come with their own risks.
The Pirate Bay is among those accused of using customers' computers to mine cryptocurrency.
An analysis of Bitcoin's fundamentals shows how much of a bubble its price has inflated to.
Within the world of cryptocurrencies, ICOs are the way to raise funds – but without any government oversight.
As cryptocurrency systems improve, they will better protect criminals' identities and even allow people to offer anonymous rewards for crimes they want committed.