Bitcoin

9.18.19

North Korea Is Building Its Own Bitcoin

The currency will be “more like bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies,” said the official in charge of North Korea’s cryptocurrency conferences.

9.10.19

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

This is one of the largest bitcoin transactions ever.

9.6.19

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."

8.28.19

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."

7.24.19

A DIY Programmer Made a New Game for the 50-Year-Old Apollo Guidance Computer

“The AGC wasn't just an important part [of Apollo]: it was the core of the entire ship, without which the entire program wouldn't have been possible.”

7.8.19

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.

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5.8.19

$40M Hack Is 'Expensive Lesson' for Cryptocurrency Exchange, CEO Says

Hackers made off with millions of dollars in bitcoins from Binance.

5.3.19

Someone Is Hacking GitHub Repositories and Holding Code Ransom

Hackers are trying a novel approach to extort developers of some money.

4.29.19

Microsoft Outlook Email Breach Targeted Cryptocurrency Users

Earlier this month, Motherboard revealed that contents of Microsoft's email services were compromised. Multiple victims now say that hackers stole their cryptocurrency.

4.9.19

Cryptocurrency Mining Up for Elimination In China for Being Wasteful and 'Backward'

China's economic planning agency is considering eliminating cryptocurrency mining along with numerous other products and processes. Comment period is open until May 7.

4.5.19

You Can Pay Taxes in Bitcoin in This Small Canadian Town

Innisfil, Ontario is a sleepy town known for its antiquing, and now it's going in on Bitcoin.

3.25.19

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 mom Lyn about their journey.

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