How a Bitcoin Evangelist Made Himself Vanish, in 15 (Not So Easy) Steps
By Nathaniel Popper | Mar 12, 2019
In October 2017, a SWAT team descended on Jameson Lopp's house in North Carolina. Someone - it still isn't clear who - had called the police and falsely claimed that a shooter at the home had killed someone and taken a hostage.
How Digital Currency Will Change The World
By Brian Armstrong | Aug 31, 2016
Digital currency may be the most effective way the world has ever seen to increase economic freedom.
Quadriga Crypto Mystery Deepens With 'Cold Wallets' Found Empty
By Doug Alexander | Mar 1, 2019
When Quadriga Fintech Solutions Corp. founder Gerald Cotten died, account holders feared the encrypted access keys needed to recover C$190 million ($143 million) of cryptocurrencies held by the exchange in offline storage could be lost forever.
Anarchy, Bitcoin, and Murder in Acapulco
By Amy Guthrie | Mar 1, 2019
It's approaching midnight as hundreds of anarchists gather at the edge of the surf at a beach in Acapulco, Mexico.
Bitcoin Has Saved My Family
By Carlos Hernandez | Feb 23, 2019
"Borderless money" is more than a buzzword when you live in a collapsing economy and a collapsing dictatorship.
Warren Buffett says bitcoin is a 'delusion' and 'attracts charlatans'
By Kate Rooney | Feb 25, 2019
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is doubling down on his bitcoin criticism.
How we can rebuild insurance to make it more accessible and fair with blockchain
By Alpen Sheth | Jul 19, 2018
Today, insurance doesn't actually scale and most people don't have access to the protection they need. Opening up insurance using smart contracts and blockchain is one of the most important solutions out there.
Ten years in, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain
By Kai Stinchcombe | Dec 22, 2017
Everyone says the blockchain, the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, is going to change EVERYTHING. And yet, after years of tireless effort and billions of dollars invested, nobody has actually come up with a use for the blockchain-besides currency speculation and illegal transactions.
MIT: A faster, more efficient cryptocurrency
By Rob Matheson | Jan 23, 2019
Design reduces by 99 percent the data users need to join the network and verify transactions.
JP Morgan is rolling out the first US bank-backed cryptocurrency to transform payments business
By Hugh Son | Feb 13, 2019
The first cryptocurrency created by a major U.S. bank is here - and it's from J.P. Morgan Chase.