A Venezuelan Bitcoin Miner on Why He Had To Flee

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Venezuela’s spiraling economic crisis has forced many citizens to seek new ways of making money. This week on Decrypted, Bloomberg’s Camila Russo and Brad Stone hear from one businessman who made the decision to quietly start mining bitcoin — a smart move … Read Full Story The post A Venezuelan Bitcoin Miner on Why He […]

Bitcoin Is For Agile Companies

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Time and again you will hear that Bitcoin is magic money that has no use or purpose and has no intrinsic value. You will be told that you can’t buy a cup of coffee with it and that it has no ‘use case’ as money. Even some ‘believers’ say it is … Read Full Story […]

8 years ago a programmer paid 10,000 bitcoin for 2 Papa John’s pizzas — now it’s the most celebrated day in crypto

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For bitcoin newbies, crypto-enthusiasts around the world celebrate May 22, the anniversary of one of the earliest bitcoin purchases: two Papa John’s pizzas for 10,000 bitcoin. Laszlo Hanyecz, a programmer, purchased the two pizzas from a fellow bitcoiner … Read Full Story The post 8 years ago a programmer paid 10,000 bitcoin for 2 Papa […]

8 years ago a programmer paid 10,000 bitcoin for 2 Papa John’s pizzas — now it’s the most celebrated day in crypto

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In 2010, a programmer traded 10,000 bitcoin for two Papa John’s pizzas.  Today, those bitcoin would be worth more than $80 million. In honor of that purchase, the crypto world celebrates Bitcoin Pizza Day on May 22.  Watch bitcoin trade in real time here. Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day! For bitcoin newbies, crypto-enthusiasts around the world […]