Bitcoin Goes on Wild Ride and It May Only Get CrazierBitcoin volatility has created a circus-like atmosphere. Some companies have added the word "bitcoin" or related terms to their names to get in on the action. Crazy thing is, it's worked.
Bitcoin Tops $17,000; Hack Raises Concerns Ahead Of US TradeBitcoin surged past $17,000 Thursday as the frenzy surrounding the virtual currency escalated just days before it starts trading on major U.S. exchanges.
Volatile Day On Bitcoin Market; Quick Rise, Small TumbleThe price of bitcoin surged through $10,000 on Wednesday, adding to its ten-fold jump in value this year and fueling a debate as to whether the virtual currency is gaining mainstream acceptance.
Virtual Digital Riches Minted Inside San Francisco's 'Crypto Castle'The future of virtual money - cryptocurrency - is the real life focus of of a handful of entrepreneurs who live and work out of a three-story home in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom To Accept Bitcoin Campaign DonationsCalifornia 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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