The US Federal Elections Commission is proposing a measure that would allow election campaigns to accept bitcoin donations.
We look at the recent scams and hacks that have caused people to lose a lot of bitcoins.
They believe the market cap could reach 100 times higher than it is right now.
Decentralised online payment network Ripple Labs has received a further $3.5m in funding.
Yet another bitcoin stock exchange is about to bite the dust, this time it's BitFunder.
An American Subway sandwich store is the second in the world to accept bitcoin payments.
The new virtual currency exchange has raised $3.25m, bringing its total funding to-date to $5.5m.
Chinese investors taste the darker side of bitcoin as a trading platform shuts down and $4.1m goes missing.
The US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is holding a hearing into bitcoin on 18th November.
Chinese bitcoin exchange BTC China hit its all-time high at the weekend, trading bitcoin at ¥1,978 each.