The Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, has been recently grabbing headlines because of his enormous cash position. As of early November, Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is sitting on $128.2 billion in cash. Continue reading Co-Founder of Satoshi Nakamoto Institute Blasts Warren Buffett for Hoarding $128 Billion
1998 was a momentous year. The now omnipresent Google, hitherto a glint in the eye of two Stanford students, took its first tentative steps in the real world. The 16th FIFA World Cup played out in France, and the host country actually took the cup. And assembly operations for the International Space Station (ISS) commenced on this very year. Continue reading Bitcoin turns ten today: A decade of crypto revolution
First, a bit of history
There was a time, not so long ago, when someone would have looked puzzled and asked you what you meant if you spoke to them about cryptocurrencies.
Cryptocurrencies became a thing back circa 2008, when the entity known only as ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ unveiled the concept of Bitcoin to the world. Continue reading Why invest in cryptocurrencies?
International Exchange Inc. (ICE), the owner and operator of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is keeping an eye on the nascent cryptocurrency trading markets. Speaking with Bloomberg, Jeffrey Sprecher, ICE’s chief executive, said that it is imprudent to discount cryptocurrencies and that he won’t rule out the possibility of launching cryptocurrency future contracts on one of the exchange operator’s trading platforms. Continue reading People Trust Satoshi Nakamoto More than US Federal Reserve
1FLAMEN6 was the name assigned to a notorious bitcoin address created in 2015. The notoriety came on account of the 5 BTC locked inside it. The coins were anyone’s to claim, but to unlock them they would have to solve a visual puzzle that had baffled some of crypto’s greatest minds and finest armchair detectives. The Legend of Satoshi Nakamoto is a visually rich painting by @coin_artist, who devised the board game-inspired artwork in conjunction with fellow crypto creative Rob Myers. It was evident that the painting contained clues that would reveal the key to the bitcoin wallet, but those clues were so obscure and esoteric as to thwart all attempts to crack them.