Investigators lack full authority to pursue the financial transactions of alleged domestic terrorists using Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, witnesses told members of Congress Thursday.
"The human race has never had a monetary system with this much versatility before," said Bitcoin Analyst Jason Deane of Quantum Economics, London.
It's not entirely clear where the meme started, but it's spread quickly among crypto holders.
While making an appearance on CNBC, though, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi did float the possibility that people could eventually be able to use cryptocurrencies to pay for Uber services.
There are plenty of ways you can join in on the excitement of buying and selling Bitcoin, even as the value has risen significantly since March.
He explained that the company would only focus on its mission for an "open financial system for the world," and that focusing on unrelated causes distracts from that mission.
Bitcoin's popularity skyrocketed in 2017 as the value of a single coin ramped up to around $20,000.
A 56-year-old man complained after 100,000 units of Ripple, a cryptocurrency, were stolen from his digital wallet.
Bitcoin's price tumbled as much as 9.8 percent in a matter of hours.
Billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates both derided bitcoin as a very poor investment on several levels, with Gates referring to the cryptocurrency as one of the "crazier" ways to invest one's money.
Bitcoiin brand ambassador Steven Seagal was granted Russian citizenship by Putin in 2016.
Most crypto is immune to manipulation thanks to the powers of blockchain.
Bank of England chief Mark Carney says crypto needs regulation—here's why.
The Microsoft founder once said bitcoin was "better than currency."
The icky parasite will make you think twice before jumping into that public pool.