The largest cryptocurrency surged about 8%, surpassing the US$12,000 level for the first time in almost a year and a half.
Bitcoin trades above US$11,000 for the first time in 15 months, recouping more than half of the parabolic increase that captured the attention of mainstream investors before the cryptocurrency bubble burst last year.
The bounce back of Bitcoin has been extraordinary says an analyst.
Bitcoin gains as much as 2.4% to US$8,463 while just about all the so-called alt-coins such as Ether, Litecoin and EOS were in the red.
Litecoin is the year's top performing cryptocurrency, gaining more than 330% since the beginning of the year and outpacing all its crypto peers including Ether, XRP and even Bitcoin.
Bitcoin’s run this year follows a painful downtrend that lasted the majority of last year and saw the digital currency tumble more than 70%.
This year’s attendance fell short of the 2018 count of 8,000, as only 4,800 people came to the event.
The downdraft comes after the world’s largest digital currency more than doubled in 2019.
The cryptocurrency climbed to its biggest one-day increase since 2014.
The biggest cryptocurrency has more than doubled since its Dec 14 trough and is now rising for a sixth-straight day.
7,000 bitcoin were withdrawn by hackers using a variety of techniques.
Jonathan Silverman claimed he never received a commission nor additional promised stock options during a three-month period in 2017.
Cryptocurrency markets have been relatively calm so far this year, with bitcoin trading until today between around US$3,300 and US$4,200.
Its good news for bitcoin dealers, as the currency had climbed to its highest number since November.
Bitmain Technologies has allowed its IPO application to lapse, but plans to restart its application at an 'appropriate time in the future'.
Binance Coin, also known as BNB, is on the way to becoming a favorite medium of exchange for issuers of initial coin offerings.
Mark Karpeles is alleged to have repeatedly manipulated computer data over several years while embezzling a total of US$3 million of clients' money deposited at the company.
'Lord Voldemort', the insurance agent, threatens clients unless they pay him bitcoins.
MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki says the agency does not issue letters to offer to close any purported cases.
Although the cryptocurrencies value crash has put off some investors, French 'Tabac' shops are selling bitcoins alongside cigarettes and lottery tickets.
Established firms this year slowed their already halting efforts to make a business out of Bitcoin mania.
Cryptocurrencies have long been a favourite ransom tender for cyber criminals thanks to the currencies' anonymous nature.
Mark Karpeles, 33, faces charges that he fraudulently manipulated data and pocketed millions of dollars' worth of the virtual currency.
The funk engulfing cryptocurrencies has now sent the total value of the 100 largest tokens to around half that of Visa Inc.