Category Archives: Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a ‘Fad,’ But Even NASA is Investing in Blockchain

Bitcoin birthed the concept of blockchain technology, and now even organizations as technologically advanced as NASA are considering its benefits. Yet cryptocurrency is often described as a fad, a bubble, and even worthless. Continue reading Bitcoin is a ‘Fad,’ But Even NASA is Investing in Blockchain

10 Years Ago Today, Hal Finney Started ‘Running Bitcoin’

Hal Finney is one of the people many suspected to be Satoshi Nakamoto. A long-time cryptographer and cypherpunk, Finney was the first person ever to receive a Bitcoin transaction. From Satoshi Nakamoto. He was enthusiastic about the project from the beginning. He posted the first known tweet about Bitcoin ten years ago today: Continue reading 10 Years Ago Today, Hal Finney Started ‘Running Bitcoin’

BlackRock’s Anti-Bitcoin CEO Larry Fink’s Heir is Crypto Critic Mark Wiedman

Larry Fink, the anti-bitcoin CEO of BlackRock (world’s largest asset manager controlling $6.29 trillion), promoted senior managing director Mark Wiedman to oversee all of the firm’s international operations. Like his boss, Wiedman is a vocal crypto critic. Continue reading BlackRock’s Anti-Bitcoin CEO Larry Fink’s Heir is Crypto Critic Mark Wiedman