By James Vincent | The Verge | 7 months 1 week ago | Tech
Bitcoin’s value crossed the $15,000 threshold for the first time today, marking another milestone in its dizzying ascent. In recent months, the cryptocurrency has undergone a staggering increase in value; surging from roughly $3,500 in mid-September to its current price. And at the start of the year, a single Bitcoin was worth less than $800. What happens next is anyone’s guess, and most analysts...
By Johnny Lieu | Mashable | 7 months 1 week ago | Tech
The rise and rise of Bitcoin might make some people richer, but it's been a headache for companies that accept it. Steam, the gaming digital distribution service owned by Valve, will no longer take Bitcoin as a form of payment. SEE ALSO: This was Bitcoin's big year, but where does it go from here? In a blog post on Wednesday , Valve explained the decision was made due to the "high fees and...
By Steven Musil | CNET | 7 months 2 weeks ago | Tech
Valve's decision comes as the cryptocurrency notches another milestone, passing $13,000 for the first time.
By | Latest news | 7 months 2 weeks ago | Tech
The cryptocurrency has been deemed 'untenable' to support by the Steam game distribution platform.
By | BBC News | 7 months 2 weeks ago | Tech
The digital currency has seen its value double in the last month in a volatile journey.
By Jon Fingas | Engadget | 7 months 2 weeks ago | Tech
Have you been stockpiling bitcoin to go on a Steam shopping spree? You'll need to change your plans. Valve has stopped accepting bitcoin due to a combination of high transaction costs (up from 20 cents in the beginning to $20) and "volatility" in t...