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Currency / Bitcoins #1108161

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The claim from “Newsweek” magazine that California man Satoshi Nakamoto†† is the mysterious creator of the internet currency known as the bitcoin featured; details given about the bankruptcy of the largest exchange and the suicide of the CEO of an exchange in Singapore; the drop in bitcoin value cited. [NAKAMOTO – says he has nothing to do with the bitcoin.] [CNET’s Lindsey TURRENTINE††- says bitcoin is very experimental and you shouldn’t expect it to be stable.] [Bitcoin user Nick SPANOS††- says the world will never be the same.] The FBI’s possession of bitcoin noted.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Tracy, Ben
Duration:
00:02:30

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