Armie Hammer’s career has recently been derailed by allegations that he physically abused women. Photograph: Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty

The Los Angeles Police Department has opened an investigation into a woman’s allegation that she had been sexually assaulted by actor Armie Hammer, it(...)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaving the Merrion Hotel in Dublin last month. Photograph: Niall Carson / PA Wire

Facebook’s vaulting ambition to create a new global digital currency has led it to hold talks with some of the US’s largest trading houses and cryptoc(...)

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said he would short bitcoin if there was an easy way to do it. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

Bill Gates last week said he would short bitcoin if he could, prompting early bitcoin investor Tyler Winklevoss to point out that anyone who wants to (...)

Bitcoin futures received a lukewarm reception at its launch on the CME Group Inc on Sunday, although market experts believe a recent rally in the cryptocurrency has further to go.  Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Bitcoin futures received a lukewarm reception at its launch on the CME Group Inc on Sunday, although market experts believe a recent rally in the cryp(...)

(L-R) Tyler  and Cameron Winklevoss compete in rowing while studying at Oxford Photograph:  Getty Images

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are no strangers to taking wild risks at the farthest reaches of the internet economy. In the early 2000s, the identical(...)

There was an attempt to rebrand cats to be less snobby and more in tune with the huggy internet age

Pity the poor cat. Somehow that creature of infinite detachment emerged as the symbol of incessant attachment here at South by Southwest (SxSW) in Aus(...)

 Tyler  and Cameron Winklevoss hpe to start a regulated bitcoin exchange. The twins received $65 million in Facebook shares and cash in 2008.

Bitcoin, the virtual currency that was once the talk of the financial world, has been taking a beating over the past year with the price tumbling d(...)

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss disclosed in a regulatory filing that they had chosen to list their bitcoin exchange-traded fund on the Nasdaq stock exchange.

Despite cautions and hesitations among regulators about investing in virtual currency, the Winklevoss twins are inching closer to creating the first p(...)

Brothers Cameron (left) and Tyler Winklevoss talk to each other as they attend a New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) virtual currency hearing in New York in January. In a blog post, the Winklevoss brothers said they used bitcoins to buy tickets for a high-altitude voyage on billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic commercial spaceflight venture. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

You can’t spend bitcoins at Amazon. com or to pay your mortgage but, as the Winklevoss twins showed, you can use the digital currency to book a(...)

Yesterday, Slovenia-based Bitstamp became the second major bitcoin exchange to halt customer withdrawals in the past several days, citing “inconsistent results”, and blaming a denial-of-service attack. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Bitcoin is being hit by attacks from unknown computer hackers who are sending “mutated” lines of code into the program that runs the virtual c(...)

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