On May 21, 2010, a programmer spent 10,000 bitcoins to purchase a Papa John's pizza. Today, that would translate to $750,000.
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When governments take your money, Bitcoin looks really good
The tiny island of Cyprus became the center of the financial universe over the weekend, after its leaders, facing financial collapse and pressure from EU authorities, announced a plan that would let the government withdraw money directly from citizens' savings accounts in order to fund a massive bailout of its flailing banking sector. As of publication, the measure seemed bound to be rejected by Parliament. But the idea lingers, and has sent shockwaves across a Europe stru...
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