cryptocurrency

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
7.8.19
tech-diy

This DIY Punching Bag Rewards You with Cryptocurrency for Whacking It

Now you can literally sweat over your investment—if you don't work out, you lose your cryptocurrency.
Matthew Gault
5.30.19
microsoft

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.
Joseph Cox
4.29.19
Weed Week

For Some Legal Weed Businesses, Cryptocurrency Actually Makes Sense

Despite being recreationally legal in 10 states, cannabis businesses have to come up with creative ways to accept payment other than cash.
Jordan Pearson
4.19.19
cryptocurrency

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.
Jordan Pearson
4.9.19
cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency That Claimed to Be Backed by Cash No Longer Solely Backed by Cash

Tether said its USDT token was 'backed 1-to-1 by traditional currency' but now adds cash equivalents, receivables from loans, and other assets to its reserves.
Jordan Pearson
3.14.19
crypto

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.'
Jordan Pearson
3.12.19
Coinbase

Coinbase Says Ex-Hacking Team Members Will ‘Transition Out’ After Users Protest

Coinbase acquired Neutrino in February, sparking a #DeleteCoinbase campaign in protest.
Jordan Pearson
3.5.19
Hacking

Former Hacking Team Members Are Now Spying on the Blockchain for Coinbase

Coinbase said it's aware of the Neutrino founders' controversial past, but their technology is the best the major exchange has encountered.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.26.19
cryptocurrency

Don’t Call JP Morgan Chase’s New ‘JPM Coin’ a Cryptocurrency

The largest bank in the US is launching a 'digital coin,' and Bitcoin fans are nonplussed.
Jordan Pearson
2.14.19
cryptocurrency

This crypto exchange owes its customers millions, but only the founder has the password — and he's dead

Cryptocurrency experts have raised significant questions about the the company's version of events — including whether or not the founder is really dead.
David Gilbert
2.5.19
cryptocurrency

Customers Out $190M After Founder Dies, Cryptocurrency Exchange Says

Canadian exchange QuadrigaCX owes customers roughly $190 million CAD in cryptocurrency, but its deceased founder controlled the funds, the company claims.
Jordan Pearson
2.4.19
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