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The first major conference for the digital currency suggests it is gaining legitimacy, but in a manner disappointing to some early enthusiasts.
Currencies designed to fix perceived flaws in Bitcoin could lead to competition that makes the idea of digital “cryptocurrency” stick.
The processors in smart phones and tablets leak radio signals that betray the encryption keys used to protect sensitive data.
As other countries have discovered, businesses need encrypted communications.
New hardware should make it possible for all online data to be as secure as a credit card transaction.
An alleged robbery suggests Bitcoin—an anonymous, decentralized currency—may need bank-like institutions after all.
Can a booming “crypto-currency” really compete with conventional cash?
A proposed “proof” is probably a bust–but even failed attempts can advance computer science.
Digital encoding could catch future informants.