How it Feels to Discover Your Son Was the Secret Founder of Silk Road

Ross Ulbricht is serving a life sentence for creating the world's first online drug marketplace. We spoke to his mum Lyn about their journey.


Kurt Russell's New Bitcoin Crime Movie 'Crypto' Looks so Awful I Must See It

'Crypto' is primed to be an instant so-bad-it's-good classic à​ la 1995’s 'The Net.'


Cryptocurrency Customers are Out $190M After Founder Dies, Company Claims

Canadian exchange QuadrigaCX owes customers roughly $190 million CAD in cryptocurrency, but its deceased founder controlled the funds, the company says.


Why Bitcoiners Are Using Memes to Cope With a Crash

Bitcoin's price has plummeted, but the memes keep coming. What's behind this community's obsession?


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.


Ten Wild Jobs That Didn't Exist Ten Years Ago

The job market is changing fast.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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

Behold, the anti-capitalist meme of the moment.


Bitcoin addiction is now a thing that hospitals treat

“It provides excitement and an escape from reality.”