Tag: satoshi nakamoto

Jan 13 2021

Is Bitcoin the Greatest Piece of Protest Art Ever Created?

Jan 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news satoshi nakamoto

Reading Time: 4 minutes Bitcoin critics like to argue that Bitcoin is not backed by anything and therefore has no value This puts it potentially in the same category as art, which also has little tangible value Was Satoshi Nakamoto not just a technical genius but in...

Jan 03 2021

Bitcoin’s Birthday: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Hidden Message Explained

When the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, launched the Genesis Block on Jan. 3, 2009, they left a timestamp referencing The Times newspaper's front page from the same day. The "Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks" message has a much deeper meaning, one that...

Dec 16 2020

Over $20K? Why Is Bitcoin Worth Anything at All?

Bitcoin’s price continues to climb, BTC is leaving exchanges, and bitcoin "whale" sightings are becoming more frequent. But the question remains, why?

Dec 03 2020

In Echo of Bitcoin’s Genesis, Mining Pool Embeds Reuters Headline on the Blockchain

Slush Pool has immortalized a potentially iconic Reuters headline on the Bitcoin blockchain.

Nov 26 2020

Previously Unpublished Emails of Satoshi Nakamoto Present a New Puzzle

Nov 26 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin hal finney people satoshi nakamoto tech

The emails between Satoshi and Hal Finney come from Bitcoin’s earliest days. They show how closely the cryptocurrency’s creator collaborated with early supporters at the time.

Nov 09 2020

$15.5 Million in ‘Sleeping Bitcoins’ was Awoken On Saturday: Report

The transaction is the latest in a number of recent moves from BTC wallets that have lain dormant for 10 years.

Oct 30 2020

Bitcoin To Celebrate 12-Year Whitepaper Anniversary With Monthly Close Above $12K

Tomorrow marks 12 years since Satoshi Nakamoto distributed a link to a whitepaper entitled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System via a cypherpunk cryptography mailing list, and the world has never been the same since. As the first-ever cryptocurrency is about to celebrate the twelfth anniversary of the whitepaper's historic release, tomorrow could also be the first monthly close above $12,000 since December...

Oct 22 2020

The Bitcoin mined by Nakamoto

The BTC mined by Satoshi Nakamoto is topic from the earliest days of Bitcoin and many people in the cryptocurrency community are curious about it. Satoshi Nakamoto is the unknown creator of Bitcoin who released the Bitcoin whitepaper in 2008. Evidence suggests that Satoshi either doesn’t have the private keys to access these early coins or is simply not interested in spending them...

Oct 19 2020

Real Satoshi Unmasked – Chainlink Sergey!

Chainlink, the oracle network that provides reliable data input and output for complex smart contracts is in the spotlight once again. Interestingly, Chainlink’s co-founder Sergey Nazarov who seems to be a very private person more or less spilled that he is the real Satoshi Nakamoto. In a fireside chat with Ben Chan, VP Engineering Chainlink, Nazarov explained how the Chainlink Oracle Network will...

Oct 12 2020

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Satoshi Nakamoto is a pseudonymous individual or group that created Bitcoin, the world’s first decentralized peer-to-peer cryptocurrency. The enigmatic Satoshi released the Bitcoin whitepaper in 2008 and launched the Bitcoin network in early 2009. Satoshi’s true identity is still unknown despite an army of cryptocurrency fans who are looking for clues to this day. There are many plausible Satoshi Nakamoto candidates, including various...

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