Coinye was a parody scrypt-based cryptocurrency introduced on January 11, 2014.
The logo of Coinye was a Kanye West-themed face on a cartoon fish.
It became embroiled in a trademark infringement lawsuit for using American hip hop artist Kanye West as its mascot. Continue reading →
Are you a crypto millionaire? If so, you probably bought into cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum very early. Early cryptocurrency investors in Ethereum saw their coins rise from $0.37 USD during the initial crowdsale to $380 USD today. A small $10,000 investment would be $1 million dollars today. Continue reading →
On December 20, 2013Bloomberg 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 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 →
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.