Once seen as a better investment than gold, the digital cryptocurrency is experiencing some severe existential threats.
A fraud issue with one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges has built into a crisis that has knocked hundreds of dollars off its value. Again.
It's completely useless, though. Don't bother downloading it. There's no point.
Sheep Marketplace closed down over the weekend after someone got away with 96,000 bitcoins - and angry users are chasing him around the internet.
Bitcoin is incredible, but the power of a currency is its credit - and Bitcoin hasn't got there yet.
A new Dread Pirate Roberts has emerged, resurrecting a clone of the old Silk Road - but not necessarily its trustworthiness, yet
One of the drug marketplaces set up to replace Silk Road closed, with its owner stealing users' money.
Now that Silk Road has closed without any discernible damage to Bitcoin's value, maybe we can accept it's here to stay.
Felix Martin's "Real Money" column.