Satoshi Nakamoto
Satoshi Nakamoto stands at the end of his sunbaked driveway looking timorous. And annoyed. He’s wearing a rumpled T-shirt, old blue jeans and white gym socks, without shoes, like he has left the house in a hurry. His hair is unkempt, and he has the thousand-mile stare of someone who has gone weeks without sleep. Continue Reading →
All continues to not be well in the world of Bitcoin and related cryptocurrencies. Another exchange has been hacked, with the perpetrators making off with 76.69 bitcoins (a little under $50,000 at current trading rates). On Tuesday, the owner of the Poloniex exchange admitted on the Bitcoin Talk forum that around “12.3 percent of the Continue Reading →
Another Bitcoin site disappears. This time Flexcoin — which called itself a bitcoin bank — has announced that it’s going out of business after a huge theft that has wiped it clean. This is the announcement. There’s no sugarcoating it. Somehow all the bitcoins were just taken: “On March 2nd 2014 Flexcoin was attacked and Continue Reading →
Mt. Gox
Troubled Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, once the largest of its kind, filed for bankruptcy protection last week. on Monday, the exchange released a statement that confirms approximately 750,000 Bitcoins deposited by users and about 100,000 Bitcoins belong to Mt. Gox had disappeared in February. This acknowledgment comes after a document claimed to be leaked out Continue Reading →
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