Kevin Werbach considers the pitfalls and the potential of Bitcoin and blockchain, explored in three recent publications.
Edward Snowden, the notorious American whistleblower, has confirmed he relied on the censorship resistance of Bitcoin to help leak data to journalists in 2013.
The larger lesson of an ongoing Ethereum crime spree: Be careful with who's generating your cryptocurrency keys.
I got caught up in the hype – and then the bubble burst
Feminist writer Laurie Penny joins a Mediterranean blockchain cruise—and finds that the promised crypto utopia feels very far away indeed.
Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin result in the concentration of wealth, not greater equality
The 12 Russian intelligence officers accused of hacking the DNC allegedly used $95,000 worth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to fund their operation.
Did you know that Bitcoin using 0.1% of all the electricity on earth, and 0.5% by the end of the year, is actually good? Huge if true.
The quicker the cryptocurrency reaches its true value the better
De 39-jarige Didi Taihuttu kan alle aandacht nog steeds niet geloven. "We zijn een heel gewoon gezin."
A new twist on the classic Nigerian Prince scheme has jumped from gaming communities to Twitter. And now it's spreading.
The true and complete story of Bitcoin
Bitcoin's high valuation has ruined it as a medium of exchange
Despite losing 40% in a matter of weeks the cryptocurrency still has further to drop according to experts at Capital Economics
The cryptocurrency uses as much CO2 a year as 1m transatlantic flights. We need to take it seriously as a climate threat
A collective insanity has sprouted around the new field of ‘cryptocurrencies’, causing an irrational gold rush. I know you’re tempted, but don’t be a fool
The Crash of 2008 has infused our societies with enormous scepticism on the role of the authorities, both government and Central Banks. It is quite natural that many dream of a currency that politi…
Financial consultancy says that Bitcoin's value is speculative, and as a currency, it should be worth $810
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett tells CNBC the recent craze over bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies won't end well.
A best case scenario would look like a ‘Matrix’-esque hellscape and still require hundreds of people.
Cryptocurrency’s year-end rally fails as its investors are ‘finally introduced to the law of financial gravity’
Contracts rise from $15,460 to $16,000 in the first hours of trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)
Veteran tech journalist Mark Frauenfelder tries everything, including hypnosis, to recover a small fortune from a locked bitcoin device.
Pirate Bay and Showtime turned to forcing unknowing visitors to mine cryptocurrency, using computers rather than eyeballs on ads to generate money
H A R V E S T Artwork by Julian Oliver employs wind energy to power a Bitcoin Miner, whose earnings go to fund climate research:
“HARVEST is a work of critical engineering and computational climate...
Jamie Dimon claims cryptocurrency is only fit for use by drug dealers, murderers and people living in North Korea
2017 is on track to easily beat 2016.
A new, dubious "smart" cryptocurrency for prostitution
Extreme libertarians built blockchain to decentralize government and corporate power. It could consolidate their control instead.
Cryptocurrency like bitcoin stands to make tax collection difficult if not impossible. How much taxes can a future government collect from _willing_ payers?
98% of Bitcoin trading volume over the past six months was in Chinese Renminbi
Security researchers cast doubt on the announcement that the Australian is the true identity behind cryptocurrency’s creator, Satoshi Nakamoto