The world of virtual currencies was stunned Monday when Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright claimed to be the creator of the Bitcoin.
The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he?
Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright on Monday revealed himself as the creator of the virtual Bitcoin currency to media outlets, the BBC, The Economist and GQ magazine.
Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright on Monday identified himself as the creator of Bitcoin following years of speculation about who invented the pioneering digital currency.
Bitcoin relies on the participation of people and organisations to act as the "bankers" of the system. Called Bitcoin miners, they effectively record each transaction on a ledger called the Blockchain and in return, they ...
Most people are bamboozled by Bitcoin. It's shrouded in jargon and geek speak. It borrows physical metaphors from all over the place adding to the confusion. It talks of "coins", but there are no physical coins. You'll hear ...
People who have used Bitcoin, and those who don't have any experience with it, have something in common: Both groups share misconceptions about how the controversial digital currency actually works.
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You may never use bitcoin, but there's a decent chance that you'll eventually benefit from the technology underlying the virtual currency.
In 2008, someone calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto posted a paper describing the workings of what would become the world's most important digital cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Two months later, he posted the code for the first ...