Bitcoin has been in the news a lot lately. While the media attention is both good and bad, influencing both price fluctuations and public acceptance, it is rather interesting to see what the mainstream press are saying about the phenomenon. Here are the stories from May 5, 2013.

Wired: Let’s Cut Through the Bitcoin Hype: A Hacker-Entrepreneur’s Take

Bloomberg: Lenders May Create Bitcoin Rivals, Says New Zealand Bank Group

France24: Is Bitcoin the currency of the future?