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How the Internet Became a Playground for Exploiting Black Creators

Fortnite, owned by Epic Games, is currently in litigation with Black creators over the use of their dance moves. But the video game company is not the first to mine Black digital ingenuity for profit.
Shamira Ibrahim
2.4.19
Goatse

The Goatse Cryptocurrency Is Launching to Make Memes Danker

And it's starting with an ICO.
Jordan Pearson
10.16.17
Crypto-heist

South Korea’s Largest Ethereum Exchange Was Hacked

Losses may be upwards of $1,000,000 USD.
Jordan Pearson
7.4.17
News

Bitcoin’s Former Chief Developer Regrets Playing the ‘Who Was Satoshi’ Game

Gavin Andresen now thinks we should all ignore Craig Wright.
Jordan Pearson
11.16.16
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Is Not Currency, According to Jewish Law

It's not kosher, but it's complicated.
Madison Margolin
7.31.16
Canada

What Would a Bitcoin Gold Standard Look Like?

The Bank of Canada imagines a bitcoin future in a new report.
Christopher Malmo
4.8.16
Features

My Wet and Wild Bitcoin Weekend On Richard Branson's Island Refuge

At an exclusive summit on Necker Island, men in flip flops plotted how to overturn the global economy.
Hannes Grassegger
3.8.16
argentina

Can Bitcoin Still Thrive in Argentina Without Price Controls?

The official dollar exchange rate, once a major motivation for bitcoin's use, has now been eliminated.
Kari Paul
3.2.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Mike Tyson Has Launched His Own Bitcoin App

The app joins Tyson's pre-existing line of bitcoin ATMs.
Drew Millard
1.5.16
Iowa

Bitcoin Mining in an Abandoned Iowa Grocery Store

Could this Midwestern data center become the largest Bitcoin mine in the world?
Kari Paul
7.17.15
argentina

Why Bitcoin Won’t Save Greece

Experts say speculation the country’s economic crisis is fueling a surge for Bitcoin is overblown.
Kari Paul
6.29.15
earth

Bitcoin Is Unsustainable

The energy cost of a single Bitcoin transaction could power 1.5 American homes for a day.
Christopher Malmo
6.29.15
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