Category: History

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 attract as much attention as crypto-billionaire and former media mogul...

/ 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 the end of February of that year, it was bankrupt....

/ June 7, 2018 / 1 Comment
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 the rise of hackers after the invention of the internet,...

/ 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 shorthand for cryptocurrency in general due to its age, status,...

/ 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 multinational holding company Berkshire Hathaway since 1970. He is worth...

/ 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 world - Coinbase. He has appeared in various 40 under...

/ 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, Szabo set to work welding legal contract theory with emerging...

/ 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 offerings, are springing up. ICOs are often referred to as...

/ April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments
Charlie Shrem Profile

Crypto Profiles: Charlie Shrem, Bitcoin’s first Felon & Multi-Millionaire

Today, Charlie Shrem’s life could be described as balanced. A married man who plans to have children soon, Shrem spends his time reorganizing his portfolio to reduce risk and plan for the future. This tranquil and peaceful life may come...

/ April 3, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Losers

When Bitcoin Goes Missing: Tales of 6 Cryptocurrency Losers

Despite its years in circulation, Bitcoin is still an enigma for many, considering the intricate way the cryptocurrency works. Unlike traditional currencies stored in banks, bitcoin is actively being lost by people throughout the world, never to be recovered. A...

/ March 30, 2018 / 2 Comments