Bitcoin

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
9.11.19
Tech news

Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Slammed by Judge, Ordered to Pay Up to $5B

Craig Wright made "intentionally false" testimony and produced backdated documents says judge who calls the self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator's story "inconceivable".
Jordan Pearson
8.29.19
Bitcoin

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.
Karl Bode
7.9.19
Drugs

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.
Samantha Elliott
3.25.19
utopias

Inside 'Bitcointopia', the Desert Crypto-Kingdom of the Future

A group of blockchain enthusiasts want to start their own libertarian city based on Disneyland's Epcot, so we asked them why.
Daisy Jones
6.21.18
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
6.19.18
Noisey News

Ol' Dirty Bastard Has a Cryptocurrency Because Capitalism Never Rests

The late Wu Tang Clan member's estate joins the bitcoin industry with "Dirty Coin."
Kristin Corry
3.7.18
regret

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

"When the news came out that bitcoin's value had skyrocketed, I lost my fucking mind."
Nana Baah
2.23.18
Money

What the Stock Market Crash Means to You, a Broke Millennial

How will your rent and student loans change?
Mack Lamoureux
2.7.18
Money

Bananacoin Is a Real-Life Cryptocurrency—and People Are Actually Buying It

Developers say that in addition to being a good investment, banana prices are also easy enough for our parents to understand. OK.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.24.18
Money

Miami's Wild Bitcoin Scene Doesn't Care About Your 'Bubble'

Despite warnings from experts and haters and the occasional plummet in value, the Magic City is going all-in.
Francisco Alvarado
1.17.18
Bitcoin

Do Not Go into Debt to Buy Bitcoin, You Idiots

A professor explains what's going on with the so-called cryptocurrency and why it's probably too late to make a fortune off of it.
Allie Conti
12.14.17
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