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France Took One Look at Facebook's Cryptocurrency and Said, 'Hell, Non'

France has blocked Libra over concerns it could destabilize the French economy by privatizing money and undermining the euro.
David Gilbert
2 days ago
mystery

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

This is one of the largest bitcoin transactions ever.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.10.19
Bitcoin

Billionaire LinkedIn Founder Thinks Bitcoin Rap Battle Will Heal Divided Nation

Reid Hoffman made a dumb music video about Bitcoin and got his rich friends to tweet about it to "explore some of the most polarizing issues that characterize our own era."
Jason Koebler
9.6.19
Hacking

Cops Hijack Botnet, Remotely Wipe Malware From 850,000 Computers

Police in France took down a large cryptocurrency-mining malware operation with the help of a cybersecurity firm.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.28.19
cryptocurrency

CEO of Multimillion-Dollar Crypto Company Couch Surfs Instead of Renting in Toronto

He figures he’s saving $25,000 a year by not paying to rent or furnish a place of his own.
Anne Gaviola
2.27.19
cryptocurrency

What the $260M Quadriga Fiasco Can Teach You About Managing Your Digital Life

The cryptocurrency exchange collapse is as a reminder to plan for what happens to your digital life, and your social media accounts when you die.
Anne Gaviola
2.6.19
cryptocurrency

I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin

The musician hopes to establish a city in Senegal that would run entirely on Akoin.
Justin Caffier
8.19.18
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
Australia Today

PornHub Now Accepts Cryptocurrency

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

Online marketplace Bunz is launching its own cryptocurrency

Bunz's 200,000 users will automatically receive 1000 BTZ to start trading with
Vanmala Subramaniam
4.9.18
cryptocurrency

Why this tech pioneer thinks one cryptocurrency tweet is worth $105,000

McAfee says he will only promote coins he “truly believes in” and will limit promotional tweets to two a day.
David Gilbert
4.3.18
cryptocurrency

Criminals are hijacking your computer to mine cryptocurrency

Nearly 25 percent of all crypto-jacking attacks were detected in the U.S.
David Gilbert
4.2.18
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