A Closer Look at Satoshi Nakamoto: Facts, Fictions, and Identities

Satoshi Nakamoto is the alias used by a person or group who authored the Bitcoin whitepaper. Satoshi is the creator of the first release of the Bitcoin protocol and blockchain database. The alias was used in email and forum correspondence from August 2008 through April 2011. History Satoshi’s first appearance in the world was the…

Hodler’s Digest, May 20–26: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekCopyright Registrations Do Not Recognize Craig Wright as Satoshi NakamotoAlthough self-proclaimed…

John McAfee Says He Will Reveal Who Satoshi Nakamoto Is

According to a Bloomberg report, notorious crypto enthusiast and antivirus software maker, John McAfee, claims to have spoken with Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Further, he says he will reveal this person’s identity. John McAfee Claims to Know Satoshi Nakamoto When this reveal will be, however, remains unclear, despite McAfee initially telling Bloomberg he would expose…

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Considers Delisting BSV Because of Founder’s Behavior

Founder and CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Binace Changpeng Zhao warned that he will delist Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) if the creator of the altcoin Craig Wright does not change his behavior in a tweet published on April 11.The community reacted to Zhao’s warning by asking various exchanges to delist BSV and creating a #DelistBSV…

Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 26—Dec. 2: Satoshi Makes a New Friend, Buterin Gets Negative Over Centralized Blockchains

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekNasdaq Notes Bitcoin Futures Could Launch in Quarter 1 2019,…

Bitcoin Brought Us a New World We Could Have Only Imagined

Mike Belshe is the co-founder and CEO of BitGo. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. In the 10 years since the bitcoin white paper was released, our understanding of the world around us has changed. The introduction of a global, digital currency that can exist…

The Bitcoin White Paper’s Birth Date Should Give Us All a Scare

Dr Garrick Hileman is head of research at Blockchain and co-founder of Mosaic. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. This month marks not only the 10-year anniversary of the publication of Satoshi Nakomoto’s now famous white paper, but it also marks a decade since the…

What Bitcoin’s White Paper Got Right, Wrong and What We Still Don’t Know

FEATURE Oct 30, 2018 at 08:00 UTC Joseph Bonneau is an assistant professor at New York University and co-author of “Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies,” a popular textbook.  This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. The Bitcoin white paper has been, rightfully, recognized as one of the…

The Double-Spend (What Bitcoin’s White Paper Solved Forever)

Bill Barhydt is the founder and CEO of Abra. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. I remember reading Satoshi Nakamoto’s bitcoin white paper for the first time a few weeks after it was released. I also remember the phrase that really grabbed my attention: “We…