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A cryptocurrency mining computer is seen in front of bitcoin logo during the annual Computex computer exhibition in Taipei

The biggest bitcoin trust brought in a record $608 million last year – and most of it was from hedge funds

Grayscale Investment's inflows in 2019 surpassed the value of the previous six years combined, the company said in its annual investment report.

Bitcoin is on its best start-of-year streak since 2012

The digital currency is up 20% just two weeks into 2020, and crypto-enthusiasts expect institutional interest to drive prices higher through the year.

Singaporean kidnapped and tortured in Thai forest said he paid his own ransom in Bitcoin, then used martial arts to grab a gun pointed at his head and...

The victim said he was driven to several forested locations, where his kidnappers stripped him, hit him, poured ice water over him, and administered electric shocks.

No, bitcoin is not the new gold

Bitcoin has been touted as a "safe haven" investment, like gold, in times of geopolitical uncertainty. "The evidence isn't there," says one analyst.

5 failed tech predictions for the 2010s that didn’t work out

Futurists and scientists had high hopes for the 2010s, but some areas, like augmented reality, haven't quite lived up to the hype.

The man who claims to have invented bitcoin says his crypto riches could be locked away forever

Craig Wright told Bloomberg he "cannot be certain that information will in fact arrive" to prove his claim to the bitcoin fortune.

Here are all the ways bitcoin could help address income inequality in the 2020s

As the global wealth gap reaches a record high, experts say cryptocurrency could turn into a valuable tool to help solve the problem.
Bitcoin has slumped since summer highs.

Bitcoin’s slump may have been driven by a billion-dollar Ponzi scheme, miners cashing out, and a volume slump

Scammers have sold an estimated $185 million in stolen bitcoin, miners are tapping their reserves, and the market is paring its gains.
Gerald Cotten.

A major crypto trader with sole access to $137 million in funds mysteriously died while on vacation. Some outraged users are asking for his body to be...

Soon after Gerald Cotten's death, questions surrounding the mysterious circumstances and rumors of mismanagement within the company swirled.
Erik Finman is 20-years-old and worth $3.2 million in bitcoin — he just led a successful "crypto space drop."

This 21-year-old bitcoin millionaire beamed cryptocurrency from space to a school in Ghana

Erik Finman sent $1,000 worth of MTL in a "crypto space drop" to a school in Ghana, which used the funds to repair the school's roof.