Meet the man building the Fort Knox of bitcoin

Meet the man building the Fort Knox of bitcoin

theverge.com 29 Aug '14, 3pm

In July, a bitcoin startup named Xapo announced it was raising $20 million, bringing its total backing to $40 million. It was using this funding for an unusually intense security setup. Xapo tells users that they can feel secure because their bitcoin will be stored in offline servers, scattered across multiple continents, in secret underground vaults, with armed guards, and biometric sensors. W...

Bitcoin’s Earliest Adopter Is Cryonically Freezing His Body To See The Future

wired.com 29 Aug '14, 3am
Bitcoin’s Earliest Adopter Is Cryonically Freezing His Body To See The Future

Hal Finney and his wife, Fran, photographed in 2013. Max S. Gerber Some bitcoin enthusiasts have used their cryptocurrency to travel around t...

Hal Finney on Bitcoin: In His Own Words

coindesk.com 29 Aug '14, 7pm
Hal Finney on Bitcoin: In His Own Words

Hal Finney was arguably one of the earliest bitcoin pioneers, having been the second person to receive a bitcoin transaction after Satoshi Na...

Bitcoin could be considered legal tender, Australian tax official says

Bitcoin could be considered legal tender, Australian tax official says

theguardian.com 29 Aug '14, 6am

The Australian tax commissioner has left open the possibility that the digital payment system bitcoin could be considered legal tender in Australia. Bitcoin has been described as a type of “virtual currency” where users can pay for goods and services, and can even create their own bitcoins to generate more currency. But countries around the world have continued to grapple with whether bitcoin c...

Very sad: honored cypherpunk and #Bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney has passed away ...

lists.extropy.org 28 Aug '14, 8pm

I am both sad and happy to tell you that long-time Extropy Institute/Extropy magazine/Extropy...

A few words from #AndreasAntonopoulos #coinreport #bitcoin #quoteoftheday

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