The boss of US regulator FinCEN has outlined what Bitcoin exchanges need to do to keep the feds happy and stay out of prison.
Mt. Gox will no longer accept anonymous accounts - the company is determined not to end up the next target of US secret service action.
In 2012 use of cash for shopping fell 10 per cent - and the rate of decline is accelerating.
Bitcoin exchanges shouldn't expect the same free ride from regulators that giant "too-big-to-fail" banks like HSBC have enjoyed.
CryptoCurrent has put its business on hold while it investigates the cost of getting properly licensed.
Rumours suggesting the Chinese government was moving to block Bitcoin related traffic on its networks have been dismissed.
A Welsh teenager has been found guilty of computer misuse offences relating to the theft of virtual currency from a RuneScape account.