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But Why

Why a Cryptocurrency Mining Giant Is Burning Money in a ‘Black Hole’

Bitmain’s AntPool has committed to “burning” 12 percent of Bitcoin Cash fees, illustrating cryptocurrency’s troubling economics.
Jordan Pearson
2 days ago
patent watch
patent watch

Amazon Wins Patent for Data Stream to ‘Identify’ Bitcoin Users for Law Enforcement

Amazon’s latest patent aims to combine data from various sources to identify cryptocurrency users for subscribers including the taxman and cops.
Jordan Pearson
4 days ago
Phone Crackers
Phone Crackers

The Cat-and-Mouse Game Between Apple and the Manufacturer of an iPhone Unlocking Tool

The confusion over a security feature in the iOS 11.3 beta shows Apple might be trying to hinder GrayKey, the popular iPhone-unlocking device for cops.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Joseph Cox
4 days ago
blockchain
blockchain

A ‘Cryptocurrency’ Without a Blockchain Is Eating My City

Toronto startup Bunz released a digital currency for the city's barter economy, sparking backlash.
Jordan Pearson
4 days ago
Curious Inquiries
Curious Inquiries

New York Attorney General Launches Inquiry Into 13 Cryptocurrency Exchanges

AG Schneiderman sent letters to 13 exchanges including Coinbase and Bitfinex asking for information on their operations.
Jordan Pearson
5 days ago
News
News

This Huge Asteroid Was Spotted Only One Day Before It Whizzed By Earth

It was the closest miss in recorded history.
Julian Morgans
4.17.18
Geth and Taxes
Geth and Taxes

People Who Own Cryptocurrency Are Getting Slammed With More Taxes Than They Expected

And some investors are opting to not pay taxes at all, according to accountants.
Jessica Klein
4.13.18
ruh roh
ruh roh

An Alleged $660 Million ICO Scam Sparked a Protest In Vietnam

Modern Tech JSC disappeared without a trace, allegedly leaving investors in the lurch.
Jordan Pearson
4.12.18
great ideas
great ideas

Welp, There’s a Cryptocurrency Wallet for Kids Now

Can Pigzbe’s Wollo token really be “family-friendly”?
Jordan Pearson
4.11.18
deflections
deflections

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Have AI to Detect Hate Speech In ‘5-10 years’

In Silicon Valley, everything is "5-10 years away," which is the same as saying nothing at all.
Jordan Pearson
4.10.18
everything is fine
everything is fine

After CryptoKitties, the 'Cryptocollectibles' Business Is Booming

People are spending cryptocurrency on everything from virtual pandas to tulips—seriously, you have no idea.
Jessica Klein
4.10.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

T-Mobile Stores Part of Customers' Passwords In Plaintext, Says It Has 'Amazingly Good' Security

A T-Mobile Austria customer representative made a shocking admission in a Twitter thread.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.6.18