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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.
David Gilbert
2.8.19
cryptocurrency

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.
Jordan Pearson
11.1.18
tech

Is Blockchain the Future of Indonesian Farming?

The tech sector is eyeing one of oldest industries in Indonesia—rice farming.
Daniel Darmawan
10.8.18
BTC

A Major Bug In Bitcoin Software Could Have Crashed the Currency

For less than $80,000, you could have brought down the entire network.
Jordan Pearson
9.20.18
Hacking

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.
Jordan Pearson
7.26.18
Bitcoin

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.
Jordan Pearson
5.23.18
Bitcoin

This Game Turns Bitcoin Value Charts Into Racetracks

'Crypto Rider' is a fun way to learn about the absurd volatility of cryptocurrency.
Wajeeh Maaz
4.20.18
Technology

'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.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.27.18
Mysteries

A Hacker Returned $17 Million In Stolen Ethereum

Why would a thief return their spoils?
Jordan Pearson
3.5.18
cryptocurrency

The Man Who Claimed to Invent Bitcoin Is Being Sued for $10 Billion

Craig Wright is being sued by Ira Kleiman, brother of deceased coder Dave Kleiman and representative of his estate.
Jordan Pearson
2.28.18
cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Is the New Birkin Bag

Ten years after Bitcoin's launch, the coin’s scarcity has generated a market that's more luxurious than libertarian.
Kyle Chayka
2.24.18
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Cryptocurrency Miners Are 'Limiting' the Search for Alien Life Now

Berkely's SETI project can't get its hands on the latest graphics cards, which are popular with cryptocurrency miners.
Matthew Gault
2.18.18
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