How Bitcoin Is Taxed
By Matt Hougan | June 11, 2019
One of the most common questions I get from investors is how crypto investments like bitcoin are taxed.
Facebook's Upcoming 'Cryptocurrency' Has Nothing To Do With Bitcoin
By Kyle Torpey | May 27, 2019
Rumors that Facebook will eventually issue their own cryptocurrency have been swirling for awhile now, but it’s likely that this product will be a “cryptocurrency” in name only and not have anything to do with the utility offered by bitcoin.
FOMO Unbound! Did We Just Miss The Bitcoin Bottom?
By Tyler Durden | May 31, 2019
One of the more interesting takeaways from the “What Bitcoin Did” podcast interview was his observation that, with a max 21 million Bitcoin that will ever exist, and an estimated 3 million Bitcoin lost forever through various forms of misadventure, that leaves 17 million BTC now with a global population of millionaires somewhere around 20 million.
How to Build a Better Cryptocurrency Than Bitcoin and Ethereum
By Seth Patinkin | Apr 29, 2019
In his later years, game theorist and mathematician John Nash became consumed with the concept of a global currency.
E*Trade Is Close to Launching Cryptocurrency Trading
By Julie Verhage | Apr 26, 2019
E*Trade Financial Corp. is getting ready to let customers trade cryptocurrencies on its platform, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Five Open Problems for the Blockchain Computer
By Ali Yahya and Frank Chen | Apr 19, 2019
Do you sometimes wish you had been born in a different decade so you could have worked on the fundamental building blocks of modern computing?
A "Blockchain Bandit" is Guessing Private Keys and Scoring Millions
By Andy Greenberg | Apr 23, 2019
Last summer, Adrian Bednarek was mulling over ways to steal the cryptocurrency Ethereum.
After the Bust, Are Bitcoins More Like Tulip Mania or the Internet?
By Nathaniel Popper | Apr 23, 2019
When you talk to tech industry insiders about where Bitcoin is heading, two vastly different comparisons are inevitable: the tulip bulb and the internet.
'Flash Boys' Trading Bots Are Running Wild on Crypto Exchanges
By Olga Kharif and Vildana Hajric | April 15, 2019
"Flash Boys"-like trading manipulation is rampant on certain cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a paper from researchers at Cornell Tech and several other universities.
Blockchain's Occam problem
By Matt Higginson, Marie-Claude Nadeau, and Kausik Rajgopal | January 2019
Blockchain has yet to become the game-changer some expected. A key to finding the value is to apply the technology only when it is the simplest solution available.