The most exciting innovation in initial distribution of cryptocurrency in 2019 is Handshake’s directed airdrop.
The man who claims to have invented bitcoin submitted false documents and lied in a legal dispute with the estate of his former partner, a judge ruled, adding that Craig Wright has to surrender more than $4-billion of the cryptocurrency.
Jeff Garzik used to exchange e-mails with Satoshi Nakamoto before the anonymous creator of bitcoin disappeared years ago. He doubts Satoshi has resurfaced again.
Investors are being forced into bitcoin and gold by persistent monetary stimulus by global central banks, which has eroded the store-of-value characteristics from traditional financial markets. By Rob Price.
Bitcoin climbed past the $11 000 level for the first time since mid-July to lead gains among the biggest cryptocurrencies, as risk assets across Asia tumbled on escalating trade war tensions.
As cryptocurrency prices tumbled across the board last year, venture capitalists focused their attention on the promise of the underlying technology. That, many said, was the smarter bet. Now, the tables have turned.