Category: History

History of The Coincheck Hack

The History of The Coincheck Hack: One of The Largest Heists Ever

When Coincheck was hacked for a record $530 million (at the time) in January this year, it was right in the midst of the of the late 2017 and early...

/ December 21, 2018 / 0 Comments
Fractional-Reserve Banking System

What is The Fractional-Reserve Banking System? Complete Beginner’s Guide

The famous excerpt hidden inside the Bitcoin genesis block was taken from The Times, a well-known British publication, and read: “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for...

/ August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments
Brock Pierce Profile

Crypto Profiles: Brock Pierce, Child Actor to Controversial Crypto Figure

In the Wild West of the crypto sphere, there are plenty of controversial characters. It's a natural result of any young market with enormous potential and little regulation. Few characters...

/ July 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
The History of the Mt Gox Hack

The History of the Mt Gox Hack: Bitcoin’s Biggest Heist

At the beginning of 2014, Mt Gox, a bitcoin exchange based in Japan, was the largest bitcoin exchange in the world, handling over 70% of all bitcoin transactions worldwide. By...

/ June 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Kidnappings

Cryptocurrency Kidnappings – New Dogs with the Same Old Tricks

Every time a new technology appears on the scene, it is usually accompanied by a new breed of criminal who seeks to exploit it. The most obvious examples would be...

/ May 30, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin for Dummies

Bitcoin for Dummies: A Short History of the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, and, for many, it is the only coin they think about when they hear the word “cryptocurrency.” In fact, Bitcoin has become...

/ May 25, 2018 / 0 Comments
Warren Buffett Profile

Crypto Profiles: Warren Buffett, the “Oracle of Omaha,” Predicts Bitcoin’s Untimely End

When Warren Buffett talks about money, people tend to listen. The 87-year-old’s credentials are in good order. The “Oracle of Omaha” has served as the chairman and largest shareholder of...

/ May 22, 2018 / 0 Comments
Brian Armstrong Profile

Crypto Profiles: Brian Armstrong, The Founder of Coinbase

Brian Armstrong, one of the most influential people working in the cryptocurrency industry is the CEO and co-founder of one of the biggest and most popular crypto exchange in the...

/ April 9, 2018 / 1 Comment
Nick Szabo Profile

Crypto Profiles: Nick Szabo, The Quiet Cryptocurrency Pioneer

There is no doubt that Nick Szabo is one of the founding titans of the crypto sphere. Following his education in computer science at the University of Washington in 1989,...

/ April 5, 2018 / 0 Comments
Most Sucessful ICOs

A Look at 8 of the Most Successful ICOs of All Time

With the explosion of Bitcoin, hundreds of other cryptocurrencies have launched with dreams of experiencing the same success. As a result, more and more ICOs, otherwise known as initial coin...

/ April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments