These People Got Bitcoin, a Wise and Sensible Investment, for Christmas

How’d y’all do on your Christmas shopping this year? Nice hand cream for your aunt? Some smartphone-compatible gloves for Mom? What about... a nice piece of Bitcoin, a gift that may prove worthless at literally any time? To quote my treasured colleague Hamilton: “For ten thousand dollars I’ll go buy myself a Jet Ski …

Craig Wright fails to prove he's Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, leaving many conspiracies in his wake

For the last week, the world of Bitcoin has been turned upside down by a raging debate inspired by Australian Craig Wright who claimed to be the currency's mysterious creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Two Bitcoin experts said Wright had proved privately to them, cryptographically, that he was Nakamoto, but Wright failed to…

There are 36 men and 1 woman going to a big Bitcoin summit on Richard Branson's private island

Next month, Virgin Group billionaire Sir Richard Branson is hosting a bunch of people at Necker Island, his "private paradise" in the British Virgin Islands, to talk about Bitcoin. A website about the Blockchain Summit at Necker Island promises that it will gather the "top thinkers in the world of Blockchain, Digital…