IRS: Bitcoin is not currency
The federal government will tax digital money such as Bitcoin like property, not currency, the IRS said Tuesday in its first significant guidance on the virtual coin. Although Bitcoin may operate like coin and paper currency and can be used to pay for ...
Amazon launches Coins virtual currency
after it launched its own digital currency. All Kindle Fire owners in America were given 500 free Amazon Coins – worth $5 (£3) – to mark the launch on Monday. The virtual money, emblazoned with a woman drawing a bow, is presently only available for US ...
eBay Adds New ‘Virtual Currency’ Category to US Site
eBay’s main US site has introduced a category for ‘Virtual Currency’, with listings for dozens of ... the category in its ‘Category Changes‘ list for April under ‘Coins and Paper Money’. At press time there were multiple entries for bitcoin ...
What Are Bitcoins? Virtual Currency Explained (Like You're an Idiot)
In just five years the virtual currency has gone from being ... This sounds a lot like the coins from Super Mario Brothers. Do I have to bang my head against a brick wall to get the money? New bitcoins enter the market by a process called "mining."
Amazon Launches 'Coins' Virtual Currency
Amazon Coins gives customers an easy way to spend money on developers' apps on Kindle Fire in the Amazon Appstore." The move came at a time when other companies were phasing out the use of virtual currency. In October, Microsoft confirmed that it will be ...
Venezuelans Turn To Bitcoins To Bypass Socialist Currency Controls
A Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and coins. CARACAS (Reuters ... One hope is that expatriates will use the exchange to send money home, selling bitcoins for bolivars. Another answer is for Venezuelans to make their own bitcoins.