Bitcoin falls below $6,000

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The value of Bitcoin has fallen to below $ 6,000 – its lowest price since November 2017. The price fell to $ 5,947.40 (£4,256.44) on Tuesday, according to a price... Read More

CES 2018: Kodak soars on KodakCoin and Bitcoin mining plans

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Shares in photo firm Eastman Kodak soared nearly 120% after it revealed plans to mint its own crypto-currency, the KodakCoin. The US firm said it was teaming up with London-based... Read More

Cyber-thieves seek to cash in on Bitcoin boom

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Bitcoin’s booming value has driven a huge rise in crypto-currency themed malware, say security firms. In one month, anti-malware software company Malwarebytes said it stopped almost 250 million attempts to... Read More

Bitcoin boom prompts growth of coin-mining malware

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The booming price of Bitcoin and other crypto-coins has kicked off a gold rush among malicious hackers keen to cash in, warn security firms. Many sites are now harbouring code... Read More

Bitcoin peaks above $5,000 for first time

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Bitcoin has crossed the $ 5,000 (£3,862) threshold for the first time. The virtual currency peaked at $ 5,103.91 in the early hours of Saturday, according to CoinDesk’s price index.... Read More

Bitcoin soars to record high value

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Bitcoin’s value has jumped to a record high, following a month of turmoil. The virtual currency reached $ 3,451.86 (£2,651) per coin in Monday trade, according to the Coindesk Bitcoin... Read More

Bitcoin splits as new currency takes off

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A new version of Bitcoin has been mined for the first time in the crypto-currency’s history. Bitcoin Cash is the result of months of debate and development over how the... Read More