26-year-old Blake Benthall has agreed to be transferred in custody to New York to face multiple charges for allegedly running the Silk Road 2.0 underground website.
One of the world’s largest charities says it will begin accepting donations in the virtual currency Bitcoin.
Lawyers for Ross Ulbricht, the San Francisco man charged with operating Silk Road—an online marketplace for illegal drugs, are asking a judge in New York to toss out most of the evidence against him.
Traffic could be bad as President Obama and Hillary Clinton will be in the Bay Area Wednesday. Pacifica residents could get a rude awakening as Caltrans demolishes a bridge. New rules to regulate Bitcoin will be published to help regulate the cryptocurrency.
The hidden cash treasure hunt that’s become popular around the Bay Area is going digital, with a little something for marijuana enthusiasts, too.
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is among the first big-name politicians to accept donations in the peer-to-peer payment system known as bitcoin.
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Virtual currencies like bitcoin will be taxed like property — not currency, the Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday. The IRS says bitcoin is not legal tender. You can’t use it to pay your taxes.
A Bitcoin ATM is set to be unveiled at a conference in Silicon Valley Thursday, the first of its kind in California for the digital currency.
A San Francisco man has been indicted on charges he was the mastermind behind a secret website that brokered more than $1 billion in transactions for illegal drugs and services.