This week the Bitcoin-trading site Mt. Gox went dark. There have been reports of a security breach, compromising over $300 million dollars from investors. Annie reports on this news, and what it means for the future of Bitcoin.
Like gold, the value of an individual bitcoin on any given day varies, so buyers should beware the hype.
With the U.S Senate hearing on virtual currencies, it looks like Bitcoin could become a legit form of money. Guest host Annie Gaus takes a look at how this anonymous, peer-to-peer transaction has risen in the virtual world to become a currency.
The new $100 bill is finally out and loaded with enhanced security features. Guest host Annie Gaus looks at how the redesigned Benjamin will make forgery nearly impossible.
The electronic payment company PayPal is interested in how money will change hands once tourists and companies are operating in space. Continue reading →