cryptocurrency

Weed Week

For Some Legal Weed Businesses, Cryptocurrency Actually Makes Sense

Despite being recreationally legal in 10 states, cannabis businesses have to come up with creative ways to accept payment other than cash.
Jordan Pearson
a day ago
cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Mining Up for Elimination In China for Being Wasteful and 'Backward'

China's economic planning agency is considering eliminating cryptocurrency mining along with numerous other products and processes. Comment period is open until May 7.
Jordan Pearson
4.9.19
cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency That Claimed to Be Backed by Cash No Longer Solely Backed by Cash

Tether said its USDT token was 'backed 1-to-1 by traditional currency' but now adds cash equivalents, receivables from loans, and other assets to its reserves.
Jordan Pearson
3.14.19
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
Coinbase

Coinbase Says Ex-Hacking Team Members Will ‘Transition Out’ After Users Protest

Coinbase acquired Neutrino in February, sparking a #DeleteCoinbase campaign in protest.
Jordan Pearson
3.5.19
Hacking

Former Hacking Team Members Are Now Spying on the Blockchain for Coinbase

Coinbase said it's aware of the Neutrino founders' controversial past, but their technology is the best the major exchange has encountered.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.26.19
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
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
cryptocurrency

This Guy Made a Big Red Button to Instantly Sell Cryptocurrency During a Crash

Why hodl when you can smash the sell button?
Samantha Cole
10.17.18
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