Business / Corporate Mar 12, 2014

Brokerage watchdog warns of bitcoin risks

The bitcoin digital currency can expose people to significant losses, fraud and theft, and the lure of a potential quick profit should not blind investors to its significant risks, a brokerage industry watchdog warns. In an investor alert titled "Bitcoin: More than a Bit Risky," ...

Mt. Gox safe from U.S. suits in bankruptcy case

Business / Corporate Mar 11, 2014

Mt. Gox safe from U.S. suits in bankruptcy case

Mt. Gox Co., the bitcoin exchange that filed for bankruptcy in Tokyo after millions of dollars' worth of virtual currency vanished from customer accounts, won a temporary halt to lawsuits it faces in the U.S. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Harlin Hale in Dallas agreed Monday to ...

World Nov 30, 2013

Key officials back splitting NSA, Cyber Command

by Ellen Nakashima

Key senior administration officials have advocated splitting the leadership of the largest U.S. spy agency from that of the military's cyberwarfare command as a final White House decision nears, according to individuals briefed on the discussions. At a White House meeting of senior national security ...