• Mike Tyson Is Getting His Very Own Bitcoin ATM

    motherboard.vice.com 27 Jul '15, 8pm

    Mike Tyson, former boxer and noted pigeon fan , is getting into Bitcoin. According to a promo website Tyson advertised in a tweet over the weekend, Tyson-themed Bitcoin ATMs will be coming to Las Vegas in August. Tyson isn’t the first celebrity to get behind Bitcoin, but ATMs emblazon...

  • The Mystery Behind the Biggest Bitcoin Transaction Ever Made

    motherboard.vice.com 09 Jul '15, 1pm

    On Tuesday, the biggest Bitcoin transaction ever made was loaded on to the blockchain , the publicly viewable ledger that records every instance of the cryptocurrency changing hands. It was 999 kilobytes in size, taking up an entire packet of transaction data, or “block,” and when it ...

  • The Mystery Behind the Biggest Bitcoin Transaction Ever Made

    motherboard.vice.com 09 Jul '15, 9pm

    On Tuesday, the biggest Bitcoin transaction ever made was loaded on to the blockchain , the publicly viewable ledger that records every instance of the cryptocurrency changing hands. It was 999 kilobytes in size, taking up an entire packet of transaction data, or “block,” and when it ...

  • Meet the anarchist hacker Bitcoin would rather not talk about:

    The Anarchist Hacker Bitcoin Would Rather Not Talk About

    motherboard.vice.com 10 Jul '15, 1pm

    An acclaimed new book has afforded Bitcoin one of its periodic moments in the spotlight. Digital Gold , by New York Times reporter Nathaniel Popper, is, as its US subtitle puts it, “The Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money.” But readers might notice th...

  • This man bought his wife her inhaler on the deep web using #bitcoin #LocalBitcoins

    Why I Had to Buy My Wife's Inhaler on the Dark Web

    motherboard.vice.com 14 Jul '15, 3pm

    My wife Jackie has severe asthma. Thanks to the ridiculous state of health care in the United States, I was recently forced to commit a crime in order to get her the medicine she needs to live. Jackie has to use a maintenance inhaler twice per day, every single day, and will continue ...

  • 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...

  • WikiLeaks Is Now a Target In the Massive Spam Attack on Bitcoin

    WikiLeaks Is Now a Target In the Massive Spam Attack on

    motherboard.vice.com 09 Jul '15, 8pm

    The Bitcoin network is being hammered by a massive spam attack, and the targets now include WikiLeaks and Voat , the upstart Reddit clone that became a home for Redditors fleeing the site after new anti-harassment policies were instituted. The onslaught began earlier this week, when t...

  • 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...

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