Satoshi’s Treasure, the hunt is on for $1 million in bitcoin prize

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A cryptic message broadcasted over the Blockstream satellite revealed a treasure hunt for a $1 million in bitcoin prize. The message challenges readers to find Satoshi’s Treasure, a series of challenges—of increasing difficulty—requiring feats of strength, travel, and certain subject expertise. The broadcast began: “If you are reading this, something has led you to search…

Binance delists Bitcoin SV following Craig Wright’s legal threats

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Binance released an official statement informing users of the imminent removal of Bitcoin SV (BSV) from the exchange’s list of traded cryptocurrencies. The action follows Craig Wright and Calvin Ayre, the proponents behind BSV, issuing legal notices to those denouncing Wright as a fraud—and not Satoshi Nakamoto. The Delisting Process According to the statement from Binance, all…

Craig Wright to sue Twitter critics for defamation, Binance CEO threatens to delist Bitcoin SV

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Craig Wright, who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, had his attorneys serve legal papers to an anonymous Twitter user who publicly denied he created Bitcoin. In response, the crypto community rallied against Wright, culminating in the CEO of Binance threatening to delist Wright’s Bitcoin SV (BSV). Craig Wright Filing Lawsuits Against Those Denying He’s Satoshi CoinGeek—a…

Lessons We Can Learn from Bitcoin About Healthy Relationships

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I’ll be the first to admit that when I think of blockchain, the last thing that pops into my head is romance. It’s about as far from sexy as you can get. Let’s do a little word association game. When you read “distributed ledger technology” or “Bitcoin,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind?…

Meet the Crypto Cult, the Colorful Cast of Cryptocurrency’s Wild West

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Over the past two years, crypto has often been referred to as the Wild West, and for good reason. Cryptocurrency has been an unregulated digital frontier where the fringes of society speculated feverishly—and some prospectors won big. As crypto went mainstream in late 2017, the early adopters (or pioneers, more aptly) saw their small investments…

Redditors Attempt to Fool Bitcoin Sentiment Bots

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Redditors, in a humorous attempt to push up bitcoin prices, are trying to fool trading bots that scrape the forum for sentiment. And the results are hilarious. Reddit’s Crypto Conundrum The ritual started from a Redditor who proclaimed on Jan. 22nd to “trick the bots by being positive.” The specifics behind his plan: “Bots use…

Blockchain May Change How Real-World Tabletop Card Games are Played [Interview]

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As blockchain technology hits the gaming industry, most game developers are only exploring subtle integrations. Meanwhile, a Seattle startup is making extensive use of the technology to completely reinvent how tabletop card games are played and distributed. New Gaming Paradigm CryptoSlate recently spoke with Seattle studio Cryptogogue about their unique crypto-backed trading card game and…

Crypto VC Believes the Masses Have “Forgotten” About Bitcoin a Year After All-Time Highs

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Cryptocurrency venture capitalist Chris Burniske believes the masses have “entirely forgotten” about digital assets, with his comments coming on the back of a prolonged bear market. Now, seasoned traders, institutional investors, and technological experts are leaving the crypto arena. Goodbye Bitcoin A year after Bitcoin was priced at $20,000 on some exchanges and the cryptocurrency…

BlockTower Capital to Lose $1 Million After Betting Bitcoin Would Hit $50,000

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BlockTower Capital, a hedge fund which manages more than $130 million in client assets, made a $1 million bet last year that Bitcoin’s price would go above $50,000 by the end of 2018. The Hedge Fund is expected to lose over $1 million in options by the end of the week. A Bitcoin Bet Gone…

Why the World Needs Bitcoin and Crypto: Financial Services are a Basic Human Right

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Coinbase’s CEO and co-founder Brian Armstrong has a vision for how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will profoundly impact society. The market was euphoric as Bitcoin and Ethereum approached $20,000 and $2,000. Speculators imagined that this would be the next “paradigm,” and if they didn’t buy-in today they would forever miss once in a lifetime 1000-fold…