Category: White Paper

Sleeping Bitcoins Worth $40 Million Move- Mystery Miner Spends Another 1,000 BTC From 2010 Block Rewards

Sleeping Bitcoins Worth $40 Million Move- Mystery Miner Spends Another 1,000 BTC From 2010 Block Rewards

On January 10, another strange string of 20 bitcoin block rewards from 2010 was spent after sitting idle for over ten years. The spending of 1,000 decade-old bitcoins worth over $39 million today, follows the recent string of 1,000 units transferred on the 12th anniversary of Bitcoin’s genesis block launch. Seven days ago an old-school […]

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1,000 Decade-Old Dormant Bitcoins Moved Today on Bitcoin’s 12th Anniversary

1,000 Decade-Old Dormant Bitcoins Moved Today on Bitcoin’s 12th Anniversary

12 years ago, Bitcoin’s inventor Satoshi Nakamoto launched the network after revealing the cryptocurrency concept via the white paper a few months prior. At approximately 18: 15: 05 UTC, the network launched its first block and since then, over 664,000 bitcoin blocks have been mined. Moreover, on the 12th anniversary of the network coming to […]

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Blockchain Projects Detoken and Anyhedge Launch Bringing Defi to Bitcoin Cash

Blockchain Projects Detoken and Anyhedge Launch Bringing Defi to Bitcoin Cash

On December 30, the decentralized finance (defi) platform Detoken and the firm General Protocols announced the launch of Anyhedge, the first public defi product built on the Bitcoin Cash network. Detoken users will be able to hedge or long their bitcoin cash and earn a funding premium while holding their keys in a noncustodial fashion. […]

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Researcher Publishes Never Before Seen Emails Between Satoshi Nakamoto and Hal Finney

Researcher Publishes Never Before Seen Emails Between Satoshi Nakamoto and Hal Finney

Just recently three previously unpublished emails from Bitcoin’s inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto, have been made public. The emails reveal the correspondence between Satoshi and the early Bitcoin developer Hal Finney. The communications between Nakamoto and Finney stem from November 2008 and January 2009, the very month Bitcoin was launched. On November 27, three emails that have […]

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Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin White Paper: A 12-Year Old Summary of Robust Unstructured Simplicity

Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin White Paper: A 12-Year Old Summary of Robust Unstructured Simplicity

Cryptocurrency supporters all around the world are celebrating the fact that today is the 12th anniversary of the Bitcoin white paper, a summary of the invention created by the pseudonymous inventor Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin’s inventor published the paper on metzdowd.com’s Cryptography Mailing list and ever since then, the financial world hasn’t been the same. 12 […]

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‘David Hasselhoff Invented Bitcoin’ – 9 Celebrities Wish Bitcoin a Happy Birthday

‘David Hasselhoff Invented Bitcoin’ – 9 Celebrities Wish Bitcoin a Happy Birthday

Ahead of the 12th anniversary of the Bitcoin white paper, a large group of celebrities published cameo videos saying “happy birthday” to the world’s first cryptocurrency. A number of popular stars appear in the videos including Charlie Sheen, David Hasselhoff, Carole Baskin, Gilbert Gottfried, and more. On Halloween, this Saturday, October 31, a great number […]

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The Many Facts Pointing to John Nash Being Satoshi Nakamoto

The Many Facts Pointing to John Nash Being Satoshi Nakamoto

Six years ago, a number of theories spread across the internet that claimed the famed American economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. was Satoshi Nakamoto. There’s a bunch of circumstantial evidence that has invoked some research into the possibility that Nash could have been Bitcoin’s creator. The following editorial is the ninth installment of […]

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Working group of U.S. crypto firms unveil their data-sharing solution to FATF ‘travel rule’ compliance

Working group of U.S. crypto firms unveil their data-sharing solution to FATF ‘travel rule’ compliance

Twenty-five U.S.-based virtual asset service providers (VASPs) have come together to publish a white paper on an industry-wide solution to travel rule compliance. In essence, the U.S. Travel Rule Working Group (USTRWG) is proposing a kind of hub through which they can identify customer information and use point-to-point communication channels to transmit that data. The […]

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Triple-Entry Bookkeeping: How Satoshi Nakamoto Solved the Byzantine Generals’ Problem

Triple-Entry Bookkeeping: How Satoshi Nakamoto Solved the Byzantine Generals’ Problem

In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto essentially solved the infamous computational issue called the “Byzantine generals’ problem” or the “Byzantine Fault.”Throughout the history of man, people used ledgers to record economic transactions and property ownership. A ledger is often referred to as the “principal book,” and entries can be recorded in stone, parchment, wood, metal, and with […]

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