Category: History

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? We Look at The Possible Candidates

Bitcoin was conceived as a communal project. Designed as an open-source software and released to the public in 2009, Bitcoin was conceived...

/ March 18, 2019 / 6 Comments
The Mysterious History of Bytecoin

The Mysterious History of Bytecoin: Anonymous Founders & a Shady Premine

Bytecoin has an appropriately sordid history for a Cryptocurrency that prides itself on privacy and anonymous transactions. It began life in 2012...

/ February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ April 9, 2018 / 1 Comment