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The Nine (Million) Lives of Bitcoin

On Oct 30, 2020
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Since then, Bitcoin has been called many things: a scam, a Ponzi scheme, dead on arrival, a joke, a tool for criminals, rat poisoned squared, a currency for geeks – and did we mention dead? https://t.co/RECcibsA2s
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In honor of bitcoin's 10-year anniversary, we look back at the headlines that at turns declared bitcoin's death and resurgence (but mostly death).

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On Oct 30, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
Since then, Bitcoin has been called many things: a scam, a Ponzi scheme, dead on arrival, a joke, a tool for criminals, rat poisoned squared, a currency for geeks – and did we mention dead? https://t.co/RECcibsA2s
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The Nine (Million) Lives of Bitcoin

The Nine (Million) Lives of Bitcoin

In honor of bitcoin's 10-year anniversary, we look back at the headlines that at turns declared bitcoin's death and resurgence (but mostly death).

Ten years after the genesis block, bitcoin’s been captured by the system it was supposed to replace

Ten years after the genesis block, bitcoin’s been captured by the system it was supposed to replace

It’s been ten years since Satoshi Nakamoto coded the first block of the bitcoin ledger.

Bitcoin turns 10 — how it went from an abstract idea to a $100 billion market in a decade

Bitcoin turns 10 — how it went from an abstract idea to a $100 billion market in a decade

Bitcoin sparked mania among retail investors last year and despite being founded to bypass them, has caught the attention of some of the most powerful institutions on Wall Street.

Waiting for Dark: Inside Two Anarchists' Quest for Untraceable Money

Waiting for Dark: Inside Two Anarchists' Quest for Untraceable Money

The inside story of two anarchists' quest to create ungovernable weapons, untouchable black markets, and untraceable money.

Bitcoin Turns 10: Inside the Journey of Radical Idea to $100 Billion Market

Bitcoin Turns 10: Inside the Journey of Radical Idea to $100 Billion Market

It was ten years ago today that Satoshi Nakamoto first submitted the Bitcoin whitepaper to the Metzdowd cryptography mailing list and started a revolution in finance. A couple months before ...

The Decade in Blockchain — 2010 to 2020 in Review

The Decade in Blockchain — 2010 to 2020 in Review

Follow the path of blockchain from Bitcoin's inception to the rise of cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, and decentralized finance.

These Are The Top Ten Events Of Bitcoin’s First Decade

These Are The Top Ten Events Of Bitcoin’s First Decade

In the earliest days of Bitcoin, once the genesis block had been mined on Jan 3, 2009, Nakamoto sent messages back and forth with people such as Hal Finney, Mike Hearn, and Gavin Andresen ...

Bitcoin Turns Ten: A Blast To The Past

Bitcoin Turns Ten: A Blast To The Past

As the Bitcoin whitepaper nears its 10th anniversary, we at NewsBTC thought it would make sense to look back and highlight Bitcoin's first decade online.

The Face Behind Bitcoin

The Face Behind Bitcoin

The reclusive inventor of the troubled virtual currency has been hiding in plain sight

The battle over financial privacy

The battle over financial privacy

Cryptocurrency transactions have proved less anonymous than initially thought. But the battle over financial privacy may just be beginning.

Interview: Charlie Lee on the Future of Litecoin

Interview: Charlie Lee on the Future of Litecoin

Litecoin creator Charlie Lee is definitely one of the most influential, charismatic, and respected voices in the world of cryptocurrencies. He has been around for a long time, he’s seen ...