Bitcoin

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
News

We Beamed the Communist Manifesto to Space Using Bitcoin

Satellites and some nascent tech gave Motherboard a unique opportunity.
Jordan Pearson
3.11.19
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

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
Instagram

Hacked Instagram Influencers Rely on White-Hat Hackers to Get Their Accounts Back

Leaked internal documents and stories from influencers show that Instagram has an influencer-hacking problem.
Joseph Cox
1.17.19
Memes

Why Bitcoiners Are Using Memes to Cope With a Crash

Bitcoin's price has plummeted, but the memes keep coming. What's behind this community's obsession?
Jordan Pearson
12.11.18
cryptocurrency

10 Years of the Blockchain: What Is Bitcoin, Really?

The Bitcoin white paper was released into the world 10 years ago today, so we asked some influential people in the space—including the guy who spent 10,000 bitcoins on pizza in 2010—what it is and where it's going.
Jordan Pearson
10.31.18
bitcoin mining

Bitcoin Mining Alone Could Raise Global Temperatures Above Critical Limit By 2033

A recent UN climate report said that if global temperatures rose above 1.5 C it could lead to catastrophic climate change. Bitcoin alone could raise global temperatures by 2 C within two decades.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.29.18
Port Out Scam

'I Could Ruin Your Business Right Now': Listen to a SIM-Jacking, Account-Stealing Ransom

Jared Goetz's credit card was fraudulently charged, his phone cut-off, and his email account hacked. But in an extraordinary phone call, Goetz managed to talk the hacker down, and get his digital life back.
Joseph Cox
10.11.18
Hacking

Cops Arrest Infamous SIM Swapper Who Allegedly Stole $14 Million in Cryptocurrency

A California task force caught another big name in the criminal underground world of SIM hijackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.11.18
Bitcoin

Warren Buffet Is the CEO of Bitcoin, According to Google

There is no Bitcoin company and no CEO, but Google is turning up incorrect results for the curious.
Jordan Pearson
10.9.18
BTC

A Major Bug In Bitcoin Software Could Have Crashed the Currency

'For less than $80,000, you could have brought down the entire network.'
Jordan Pearson
9.19.18
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