Ross Ulbricht, who was sentenced to life in prison in 2015 for operating the now-defunct dark market Silk Road, has lost his appeal.
In CoinDesk's "Bitcoin Milestones" series, attorney Marco Santori recalls the heyday of Silk Road, its sudden downfall and its legacy for bitcoin.
Investor Adam Draper recounts the day the US government sold 30,000 bitcoins at auction – and his father won.
Customs agents in Finland revealed today that they seized bitcoin and other items worth about €1m earlier this year.
A winning bidder has claimed 2,700 BTC (worth $1.58m) at an auction held by the US Marshals Service (USMS).
A soon-to-be-released study has found evidence that bitcoin’s market is now a venue for "legitimate" commerce.
A former Secret Service agent convicted of stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation is suspected of stealing additional funds.
The open-source peer-to-peer marketplace software OpenBazaar is now live, marking a major milestone for the long-running project.
In this opinion piece, a bitcoin industry founder seeks to unpack the digital currency's lingering reputation issues.
The US government now believes a corrupt Secret Service agent may have stolen additional bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.