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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
11.2.18
jobs

Ten Wild Jobs That Didn't Exist Ten Years Ago

The job market is changing fast.
Beckett Mufson
10.16.18
Australia Today

Former Australian Party Island to be Revived as a Cryptocurrency Paradise

Great Keppel Island, once "a great place to get wrecked", is being bought back to life by the biggest cryptocurrency-backed property deal of all time.
Gavin Butler
9.5.18
blockchains

The World’s Oldest Blockchain Has Been Hiding in the New York Times Since 1995

This really gives a new meaning to the “paper of record."
Daniel Oberhaus
8.28.18
Sextortion

Hackers Made Half a Million Dollars Pretending They Watched You Watch Porn

Scammers tricked victims to pay ransom in bitcoin for compromising video that didn't exist.
Joseph Cox
8.21.18
investing

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.
Rebecca Szkutak
7.19.18
investing

This Is the Simplest Way to Start Investing

Inspired by the old-school food pyramid, quantitative analyst Meb Faber has devised an equally simple investment pyramid to help you figure out when you're ready to invest and how to go about it wisely.
Anita Hamilton
7.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Crypto Bro Left Twitter After His 'Successful People' Tweet Was Memed

Behold, the anti-capitalist meme of the moment.
Beckett Mufson
6.18.18
Bitcoin

Bitcoin addiction is now a thing that hospitals treat

“It provides excitement and an escape from reality.”
Alex Lubben
5.31.18
Australia Today

PornHub Now Accepts Cryptocurrency

"The future has cum," the world's largest porn site said.
Millie Roberts
4.18.18
Future of Money

Crypto Is a Beautiful, Tumultuous Rollercoaster Ride

A bunch of VICE friends weigh in on the highs and lows.
Simon Morgans
3.26.18
regret

We Spoke to People Who Lost Their Bitcoin Passwords and Thousands of Dollars

"When the news came out that bitcoin's value had skyrocketed, I lost my fucking mind."
Nana Baah
2.25.18