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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

The World’s Oldest Blockchain Has Been Hiding in the New York Times Since 1995

This really gives a new meaning to the “paper of record."
Daniel Oberhaus
beef alert

Craig Wright Isn’t Mad, He’s Actually Laughing After Public Beef at Blockchain Conference

nChain chief scientist and would-be Satoshi Nakamoto Craig Wright walked off of a panel flanked by personal security after a confrontation with LightningASIC CEO Jack Liao.
Jordan Pearson
Bitcoin Art

Explore the Hidden Art on the Bitcoin Blockchain in ‘Message From the Mines’

From the beginning, the Bitcoin blockchain has hosted digital graffiti that can never be erased. This software will help you find it.
Daniel Oberhaus

How to Invest in Bitcoin If You've Only Got $100

And why maybe you should have a fancy night out with that money instead.
Rick Paulas
beef alert

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Is Beefing With the Guy Who Claimed to Be Satoshi Nakamoto

Buterin called Craig Wright a “fraud” at the 2018 Deconomy conference, and Wright shot back.
Jordan Pearson
unexpected developments

Pablo Escobar's Brother Says He Met an FBI Agent Posing As Satoshi Nakamoto

Roberto Escobar launched “Dietbitcoin” and released a 280-page memoir.
Jordan Pearson
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The Man Who Claimed to Invent Bitcoin Is Being Sued for $10 Billion

Craig Wright is being sued by Ira Kleiman, brother of deceased coder Dave Kleiman and representative of his estate.
Jordan Pearson

Did Someone Solve This 3-Year Old, $50,000 Bitcoin Puzzle?

One of the most closely watched addresses on the Bitcoin blockchain had a surprise transaction this morning.
Daniel Oberhaus
craig wright

Craig Wright Couldn’t Prove He Invented Bitcoin, But He’s Back Anyway

Wright isn't mad, actually he's laughing.
Jordan Pearson
Satoshi Nakamoto

Former Bitcoin Developer Shares Early Satoshi Nakamoto Emails

Mike Hearn has “moved on,” just like Bitcoin’s anonymous creator.
Jordan Pearson
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The Motherboard Bitcoin and Ethereum Primer

Your entry portal to the world of cryptocurrency.
Motherboard Staff