cryptocurrency

9.19.19

North Korea Is Building Its Own Bitcoin

The currency will be “more like bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies,” said the official in charge of North Korea’s cryptocurrency conferences.

9.11.19

Someone Just Moved a Billion Dollars in Bitcoin and No One Knows Why

This is one of the largest bitcoin transactions ever.

7.10.19

This Guy Mined Bitcoin With a Computer That Helped NASA Land on the Moon

An Apollo Guidance Computer would need a billion times the age of the universe to mine a single block.

6.24.19

Boxer Manny Pacquiao Is Gearing Up For His Very Own Music Concert

But wait, there’s more! He's expected to unveil his own cryptocurrency at the event.

2.8.19

This Crypto Exchange Owes Its Customers Millions, But Only the Founder Has the Password — and He's Dead

Cryptocurrency experts have raised significant questions about the the company's version of events — including whether or not the founder is really dead.

11.1.18

10 Years of the Blockchain: What Is Bitcoin, Really?

The Bitcoin white paper was released into the world 10 years ago today, so we asked some influential people in the space—including the guy who spent 10,000 bitcoins on pizza in 2010—what it is and where it's going.

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10.8.18

Is Blockchain the Future of Indonesian Farming?

The tech sector is eyeing one of oldest industries in Indonesia—rice farming.

9.20.18

A Major Bug In Bitcoin Software Could Have Crashed the Currency

For less than $80,000, you could have brought down the entire network.

7.26.18

An Incredibly Simple Hack Had the Potential to Manipulate Cryptocurrency Markets

Visitors to Ethereum blockchain explorer Etherscan.io on Monday were shown a pop-up that said, “l337,” but the hackers could have tricked site visitors by superficially changing values on the blockchain record.

5.23.18

This Guy Heated Bath Water With Bitcoin Mining and It Worked Too Well

"Lee" used cryptocurrency mining ASICs to heat his bath, which turned the temperature up to 50 degrees Celsius.

4.20.18

This Game Turns Bitcoin Value Charts Into Racetracks

'Crypto Rider' is a fun way to learn about the absurd volatility of cryptocurrency.

3.27.18

'Cryptomatoes' Are Bringing Together Bitcoin Mining and Agriculture

One major criticism of cryptocurrency has been the huge amount of electricity required to mine it. This five-acre greenhouse is one solution.

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