Someone Mysteriously Paid $2.5M to Send $133 in Cryptocurrency
Was it simply a catastrophically expensive mistake, or something more nefarious? The mining pool is holding on to the fee in case the sender speaks up.
Researcher Arrested for Allegedly Teaching North Korea About Ethereum
Virgil Griffith has been arrested for allegedly giving a presentation on cryptocurrency in North Korea, where discussion touched on evading sanctions. Griffith maintains his presentation contained basic concepts that could be found online.
World's Biggest GPU Maker No Longer Expects to Make Money on Cryptocurrency Mining
Selling GPUs for cryptocurrency mining accounted for 10 percent of Nvidia’s revenue only a few months ago. Now the company isn’t factoring it into its revenue stream at all.
Artists Ai Weiwei and Kevin Abosch Are Using the Blockchain to Make Us Question What’s ‘PRICELESS’
We talked to Weiwei and Abosch about PRICELESS, which uses the Ethereum blockchain to spark a conversation about the value of human life, and the current refugee crisis.
Assassination Markets for Jeff Bezos, Betty White, and Donald Trump Are On the Blockchain
Assassination markets are old as the concept of cypherpunk itself. Now blockchain-based betting platform Augur has become a home for them.