• Why Is This Bitcoin ATM Decomposing in a Burger Joint?

    motherboard.vice.com 02 Jul '15, 2pm

    The Bitcoin ATM in the corner of Harvard-area fast food joint Tasty Burger is looking pretty rough. Its once-bright orange signage is peeling at the bottom, the display is dead, and someone has stuck a chewed piece of gum to the side, like a diacritic under the graffiti tag scrawled o...

  • Is Unsustainable

    motherboard.vice.com 29 Jun '15, 4pm

    The year is 2018. After a rough Greek exit from the eurozone, economic malaise has spread to Italy, Portugal, Spain, and France. Nervous citizens across europe look for a way to get their money out as currency traders hammer the weakening euro, banks impose withdrawal limits, and thei...

  • Is Unsustainable

    motherboard.vice.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

    The year is 2018. After a rough Greek exit from the eurozone, economic malaise has spread to Italy, Portugal, Spain, and France. Nervous citizens across Europe look for a way to get their money out as currency traders hammer the weakening euro, banks impose withdrawal limits, and thei...

  • Cuba's Bitcoin Evangelist

    motherboard.vice.com 30 Jun '15, 1pm

    Chartrand has been unable to afford such luxuries since he lost his right to work in Cuba some seven years ago, he explains, an unfortunate result of his heretical political beliefs. Chartrand is a co-founder of the Cuban Anarcho-Capitalist Club, an association of political dissidents...

  • Why Bitcoin won’t save Greece:

    Why Bitcoin Won’t Save Greece |

    motherboard.vice.com 29 Jun '15, 9pm

    Image: underclassrising.net/Flickr As Greece continued its hurtle towards a potential default on Monday, banks remained closed and worried citizens in the country lined up to get money from ATMs, where withdrawals had been capped at 60 euros. As panic surrounding Greece’s economic ins...

  • The Bitcoin Startup that Helps Muslims Get Loans Without Breaking Islamic Law

    motherboard.vice.com 17 Jun '15, 9am

    Matthew J. Martin is a 30-year-old who grow up in Earlville, New York as the son of a teacher and a skilled blue collar worker. He now lives in San Francisco, where he is building a business around using Bitcoin to allow Muslims around the world to participate in finance without break...

  • The Canadian Senate Announced Its Bitcoin Report In a Totally Appropriate Way

    motherboard.vice.com 19 Jun '15, 8pm

    The Canadian Senate released a long-awaited report on Bitcoin regulation today, and it announced its conclusion in the most appropriate way possible: By uploading a coded message to the blockchain, the permanent and publicly viewable ledger that many see as Bitcoin’s core technology. ...

  • China's powerful Bitcoin miners say their bandwidth sucks:

    China's Powerful Bitcoin Miners Say Their Bandwidth Sucks

    motherboard.vice.com 16 Jun '15, 9pm

    A major change is coming to Bitcoin, and debate is raging among developers and users about whether it will save the cryptocurrency or ruin it. Now, several powerful Chinese Bitcoin mining pools have just weighed in with a list of concerns centering around a lack of bandwidth in China....

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