29 Nov '13, 3pm

Satoshi

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto , Bitcoin’s enigmatic creator? Is he Dread Pirate Roberts , the founder of the Silk Road? (No, says Texan Hacker Dustin Trammell . Is he Gavin Andresen, Bitcoin’s lead open source developer? (Gavin denies this.) Is he Shinichi Mochizuki, the reclusive mathematics prodigy, as alleged by computing pioneer Ted Nelson ? Or is he the US government , an NSA researcher like Tatsuaki Okamoto, or some other DARPA pawn? Without hard evidence, we may never know. What we do know is that Satoshi just became the first Bitcoin billionaire. In January of 2009, Satoshi started mining the first crop of bitcoin , creating what is known as the “genesis block.” By year-end, over 32,000 blocks had been added to this original block, producing a total of 1,624,250 bitcoins. Since all transactions are public on the blockchain, we know that only a quarter of those bitcoins h...

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businessinsider.com 27 Nov '13, 2am

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usatoday.com 27 Nov '13, 8pm

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mashable.com 27 Nov '13, 3pm

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bbc.co.uk 28 Nov '13, 12am

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Bitcoin hits $1,000 for the first time

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theverge.com 27 Nov '13, 3pm

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nytimes.com 27 Nov '13, 2am

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