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The new king of crypto

Crypto.com is everywhere: the Lakers arena, Formula 1, UFC fights, commercials with Matt Damon and …

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A teen posing as an oligarch's son mysteriously jumped to his death after befriending a gangster and a crypto millionaire

New evidence is emerging in the death of Zac Brettler, a 19-year-old who jumped from a fifth-floor …

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Bitcoin's mysterious inventor Satoshi Nakamoto predicted crypto's contentious future and energy use, 2009 email shows

In newly released emails, the mystery inventor said bitcoin may require high energy use but would s…

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Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Crypto fans just celebrated the bitcoin inventor's birthday and his legend is as mysterious as ever.

Theories swirled this week that Apple visionary Steve Jobs was the legendary Satoshi Nakamoto after…

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Apple hiding a bitcoin manifesto in Macs is fueling theories that Steve Jobs was Satoshi Nakamoto, the crypto's mysterious inventor

The discovery that Apple includes a PDF of Satoshi's original bitcoin white paper in every new Mac …

Phil Rosen   


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Crypto mystery: Around $3.5 billion worth of Bitcoin in Terra has just disappeared

The global crypto mayhem last week wiped out Bitcoin worth $3.5 billion -- created to defend and su…

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The bitcoin white paper is 15 years old. Here's what it is and who people think its mysterious author could be.

The crypto community this week is marking the 15th anniversary of the publication of the bitcoin wh…

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Elon Musk guesses who bitcoin's mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, might be

Musk said while he "obviously" didn't know who created bitcoin, Nick Szabo's theories seemed fundam…

Shalini Nagarajan   


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Peter Thiel thinks he may have met Satoshi Nakamoto and says he knows where he'd look for the mysterious bitcoin creator

"My sort of theory on Satoshi's identity was that Satoshi was on that beach in Anguilla," Thiel sai…

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An ER doctor and crypto founder was found dead in an Arkansas lake more than a week after he went missing in Missouri

Dr. John Forsyth was last seen alive on security footage showing him leaving his car unlocked with …

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Mysterious dogecoin whale sees holdings value plummet by 67% from peak, to $8 billion, amid crypto meltdown

Despite the 70% decline in dogecoin since its peak in early May, the cryptocurrency is up 4,508% ye…

Matthew Fox   


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Iran has shut down nearly 7,000 illegal crypto mining operations as it looks to solve its energy crisis

Iran has shut down nearly 7,000 illegal crypto mining operations since the crackdown began in 2020.…

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Who is Coffeezilla, the crypto detective who says he got Sam Bankman-Fried to admit to fraud?

Meet Coffeezilla, the engineering student-turned-YouTuber who says he got Sam Bankman-Fried to admi…

Jennifer Sor   


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Buyer of $69 million crypto art revealed as mysterious founder of NFT fund, who says the artwork is 'worth $1 billion'

"Metakovan," the founder of the largest NFT fund in the world, Metapurse, bought the piece and said…

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The mysterious buyers of Beeple's $69 million crypto art piece revealed their real names: 'these pseudonyms were never meant to be masks'

Crypto investors Vignesh Sundareson and Anand Venkateswaran were previously known only by their onl…

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Crypto journalist says she uncovered the identity of the 2016 DAO hacker who stole $11 billion in ether

Author Laura Shin said she spent years tracing transactions and reviewing conversations and clues. …

Natasha Dailey   


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Cryptocurrencies recover from last week's sell-off as traders mull the impact of a new variant, while little-known 'omicron' coin soars

Bitcoin recovered from Friday's steep sell-off, rising around 5% and lifting other cryptocurrencies…

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Binance adds to stablecoin mystery by resuming Tether deposits while keeping out USD Coin

Binance resumed deposits of Tether on Friday, a day after an unexplained pause, while USD Coin rema…

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