virtual currency

brand alert

Oscar Mayer’s Cringey 'Cryptocurrency' Promotion Got Hit With a Cease-and-Desist

The cold cut company's Bacoin promotion faces backlash.
Jordan Pearson
5.3.18
John Oliver-ization

Okay, Let’s Talk About John Oliver’s Bitcoin Episode

On 'Last Week Tonight' John Oliver discussed the risks and benefits of cryptocurrency.
Jordan Pearson
3.12.18
everything is fake

Bitcoin Is Worth $2,000. What?

An explainer for the rest of us.
Jordan Pearson
5.24.17
Bitcoin

New Bill Asks Homeland Security to Investigate Whether Terrorists Use Bitcoin

Despite little evidence.
Jordan Pearson
5.19.17
bitcoinland

The Winklevoss’ Bitcoin Fund Is Back From the Dead

Bitcoiners are holding their breath.
Jordan Pearson
4.26.17
suggestion box

Bitcoin Is for the People, Not Wall Street

Bitcoin needs to focus on usability, now more than ever before.
Jordan Pearson
3.13.17
cashing in

The Price of Bitcoin Just Hit a New Record High

But there’s no telling how long it will last.
Jordan Pearson
2.24.17
party like it's 1899

Bank of Canada Report Says We Should Regulate Bitcoin Like 1800s Money

It was a chaotic time for currency.
Jordan Pearson
2.23.17
News

You Could Be Mining This Cryptocurrency Without Knowing It

Hackers are cashing in on Zcash.
Jordan Pearson
12.12.16
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
News

Apple’s Rules for Virtual Currencies Are Interminably Vague

This whitelist has a lot of gray.
Jordan Pearson
9.23.16
News

The Latest Push for a Bitcoin Hard Fork Doesn’t Have a Plan

This won't end well, if it ends at all.
Jordan Pearson
8.4.16
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