Dogecoin, the Shiba Inu Cryptocurrency

Dogecoin is an open source peer-to-peer crypto-currency created on December 6, 2013 bydogecoin-300 Billy Marker, an American former engineer at IBM, as a joke or a parody currency featuring the Shiba Inu dog from the “Doge” Internet meme as its logo. Continue reading

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Bitcoin Stolen on Live TV

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On December 20, 2013 Bloomberg reporter Matt Miller was hosting “12 Days of Bitcoin” when he showed his bitcoin paper wallet on Live TV.

Little did he realize that he just showed the QR code on the paper wallet for his private bitcoin address (not the public address!) and a guy who was watching the show scanned the code quickly and instantly was $20 richer. Continue reading

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative Hackathon

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The state of Illinois will host the IBI Hack, a 30 day virtual hackathon which starts on July 1st.
The aim of this hackacthon is to bring students together to build blockchain applications with the potential to permanently shape the public sector. Continue reading

Challenge: Living on Bitcoin

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These days, more and more businesses are accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment, and 20 million people worldwide now use Bitcoin. But how practical is it to live only on Bitcoin ?
These people decided to give it a try, from eating, renting, shopping.. using Bitcoin only.

Discover their incredible journey! Continue reading