Satoshi Nakamoto

Bitcoin’s Smallest Unit ‘Satoshi’ Added to Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford University Press published its recent quarterly report which revealed the term ‘satoshi’ was added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) database. The word represents the “smallest monetary unit in the Bitcoin digital payment system,” according to the definition. Also Read: The Fed Plans to Inject $60 Billion per Month Into the Economy Satoshi, the...
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Why the Maximalist Narrative of Just Hodl and Wait Is Unsustainable

It’s encountered all over the crypto space these days — the idea that the only correct way to “Bitcoin” is to hold and not spend, and to desperately lash out on crypto Twitter at anyone who thinks differently. But what ever happened to Satoshi’s original call for an “electronic payment system based on cryptographic proof...
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Who Are the Biggest Bitcoin HODLers?

We all know there are plenty of whales out there with the power to move the market. But who are the biggest Bitcoin HODLers among them? Exchanges Are the Biggest Bitcoin HODLers It will probably come as no surprise to hear that exchanges are the biggest Bitcoin HODLers. 6.7% of the current circulation (some $9.8...
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Bitcoin History Part 18: The First Bitcoin Wallet

Bitcoin users today are blessed with a panoply of feature-rich software and hardware wallets. When Bitcoin launched, however, there were no wallets. It took Satoshi Nakamoto to engineer the first desktop client, and his creation proved surprisingly resilient, serving the community faithfully for years. Also read: Bitcoin History Part 17: That Time Mt. Gox Destroyed...
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Crypto Investment Group Grayscale Releases Bitcoin Cash Primer

Crypto investment firm Grayscale has just released “An Introduction to Bitcoin Cash” highlighting the basics of BCH for those who may be yet unfamiliar, or just wish to brush up on the popular token forked from Bitcoin Core on August 1, 2017. With a significant reputation in the industry, Grayscale’s release of the document marks...
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Bitcoin Price to Hit $90,000 After May 2020 Halving, Predicts Germany’s Top Bank

One of Germany’s biggest banks has joined the already bullish Bitcoin community, with a forecast which puts BTC price at a record high by next year. Bayern LB believes the upcoming halving will be the catalyst. One of Germany’s biggest banks, Bayern LB, has just published a report where it pitched Bitcoin against gold, with...
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Top German Bank Predicts Bitcoin to Hit $90,000 After Halving, Calling It ‘Ultrahard Money’

Bayern LB, one of Germany’s top banks, has published a report in strong support of bitcoin superseding gold, predicting a price of $90,000 per BTC post bitcoin’s halving in 2020. Within a report entitled, “Is bitcoin outshining gold?” the bank’s researchers delved into the stock-to-flow ratios of gold and bitcoin, specifically regarding the impact of...
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Without Disobedience, Bitcoin Is No Better Than Gold

With the launch of Bakkt’s bitcoin futures market and Binance’s revamped U.S. exchange, there’s been a lot of talk in the space about institutionalization and traditional money flowing into crypto. It’s almost as if some believe that Bitcoin can’t scale as a purely peer-to-peer electronic cash system and that third parties and regulators must be...
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Latest Fake Satoshi Sighting Includes President Trump and Prince William

Another ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ sighting has emerged, this time on Thai TV. This Satoshi Nakamoto appearance may take the prize for the weirdest one since Nakamoto went into obscurity. Satoshi Now Thai Sect Leader? [embedded content] The Thai TV video shows a grand ceremony at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya, where a leading monk bears resemblance to...
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‘Satoshi Nakamoto Is Dead’ According To The BitMEX CEO

Arthur Hayes, known as the head of BitMEX exchange which is the most utilized BTC margin trading platform, recently said that Satoshi Nakamoto is dead. Hayes talked at an event and said that the creator of Bitcoin is likely dead, adding that he does not believe if the identity behind this alias will ever be...
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Bitcoin Creator Satoshi is ‘Already Dead’, Claims BitMEX CEO

Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, the most widely utilized BTC margin trading platform, has opined Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of bitcoin, is likely dead. “I think they’re already dead,” said Hayes about Satoshi, adding that he does not believe the identity behind the creator of bitcoin will ever be revealed. Satoshi is said to...
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Craig Wright and Ira Kleiman Enter Settlement Discussions

Craig Wright and Ira Kleiman have entered settlement discussions, with both parties requesting a 30-day extension of all case deadlines to facilitate negotiations. According to a joint motion filed on Sept. 17, the parties have reached a “non-binding agreement in principle” to settle the case, with both parties agree that reaching a binding settlement is...
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FATF-Driven Delistings Capture the Criminalization of Privacy

The delisting of privacy coins like monero, zcash, and dash is becoming something of a trend in Asia, and could soon expand elsewhere. In the wake of the intra-governmental Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issuing new global standards, Korean exchanges Okex and Upbit have announced they will delist and put warnings on several privacy coins...
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5 Facts About Bitcoin You May Not Know

Bitcoin turned heads when it hit an all-time high price of $20,000 in December 2017. Folks who were already invested in it since the genesis became overnight millionaires and billionaires. Lots became self-proclaimed bitcoin traders and investors. Even then, quite a lot have remained ignorant about a few facts.  For newcomers to Bitcoin and ‘veteran...
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Bitcoin Rap Battle Explains It All: ‘The System Is So Broken, We Need That Crypto Token’

[embedded content] A co-founder of LinkedIn and a member of the PayPal Mafia, Reid Hoffman, released a new rap video describing a competition between central banks and cryptocurrency. His “epic rap battle” begins with presenting the U.S. Founding Father and first Secretary of the Treasury – Alexander Hamilton, and, of course – Satoshi Nakamoto (don’t...
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Bitcoin Creator Deserves Nobel Peace Prize: Morgan Creek Exec.

Bitcoin bull Anthony Pompliano wants Satoshi Nakamoto to win the Nobel Peace Prize, but other crypto fans aren’t sure that’s a good idea. | Source: Shutterstock Whoever the real Satoshi Nakamoto is, one long-time Bitcoin enthusiast thinks he, she, or they should win the Nobel Peace Prize. The recommendation came from Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, a...
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Crypto Needs Less Government Regulation – Not More

A recent opinion article by Peter Lin, “Why Regulation Is The Best Thing For Crypto,” presents common arguments on why the state and state-affiliated institutions should administer cryptocurrency. Underlying the arguments is an assumption: the free market cannot provide necessary standards for crypto and the state must step into the void. Also read: Why the...
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Craig Wright Set to Question Verdict Against Him in $10 Billion Lawsuit

Craig Wright asked for 14-days deadline extension on the ruling judge Bruce Reinhart gave by ordering Wright to surrender more than $4 billion worth of cryptocurrency in favor of Kleiman’s estate. Right after last week, we thought (better say hoped) that “Craig Wright is (not) Satoshi Nakamoto” saga is over – he (again) proved us...
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Craig Wright to Challenge Court Ruling in $10 Billion Bitcoin Lawsuit

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright plans to challenge judge Bruce Reinhart’s ruling that knocked down his affirmative defenses. | Source: (i) YouTube (ii) REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo; Edited by CCN Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright plans to challenge the recent ruling against him in the $10 billion lawsuit filed by...
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Bitcoin Mathematics: Why 21 Million BTC May Have Been Chosen

Everything about Bitcoin is heavily steeped in mathematics – defined as the study of quantity, structure, space, and change. Quantity has always been of particular interest to crypto investors and traders – in increasing the quantity of one’s own holdings, and the impact the hard-capped quantity of BTC has on its long-term value.The post appeared...
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Psst, Bitcoin Fans! It Doesn’t Matter Who Satoshi Nakamoto Is

Despite the hysteria over the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, it doesn’t matter who he is because bitcoin transcends any individual. | Source: Shutterstock There has been a barrage of media coverage in recent weeks over the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious inventor of bitcoin. The coverage hit a fever pitch this week due to...
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PrimeXBT Research: Where to Invest Safely in 2019

In July 2019, the United States Fed cut rates by 25 basis points, causing a massive sell-off across most assets and further fueling global economic concerns surrounding a growing trade war between the United States and China. The constant back-and-forth flip-flopping between the two country’s leaders is creating much uncertainty and fear in global markets,...
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Craig Wright: Court Ruling Proves I’m Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

Craig Wright says the judge’s recent ruling in the $10 billion bitcoin lawsuit brought by the estate of Dave Kleiman proves he’s Satoshi Nakamoto. | Source: YouTube/CoinGeek (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright remains unfazed after Judge Bruce Reinhart ruled against him in the $10 billion lawsuit brought by...
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Zero Odds of Craig Wright Crashing Bitcoin: Analyst

Craig Wright, the man who claims to be the original creator of Bitcoin, is using an unfavorable court ruling to play mind games with bitcoin investors.The Australian computer scientist has to pay $5 billion in bitcoins to Ira Kleiman who earlier accused Wright of stealing the cryptocurrencies from his deceased brother, Dave Kleiman. Judge Bruce...
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Bitcoin Influencer Bets $10K That CSW Will Not Move His BTC

Unsuccessful serial-forger and law-court regular, Craig Wright, just won’t give up the ghost of being Satoshi Nakamoto. Ordered by a judge to hand over half of his bitcoin holdings and intellectual property to the estate of Dave Kleiman, he concurred that he now “has no choice” but to do this. However, he was quick to warn of...
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Is the Creator of Bitcoin Really Quantum AI From the Future?

The world of crypto is filled with mystery, pseudo-anonymity, and conspiracies at every turn. Even the creator of Bitcoin themselves are still unknown, and any trace of the person or persons behind the first-ever cryptocurrency has vanished from the face of the earth.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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Court Instructs Craig Wright to Distribute Billions to Plaintiffs

On August 26, the self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor, Craig Wright, was ordered by Southern District Court of Florida to distribute half of his BTC holdings and intellectual property assets from prior to 2014. According to the Kleiman estate attorney Vel Freedman, the family has waited a long time for the ruling and they believe things are...
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‘*sshole Satoshi’ Craig Wright: I Can Sink Bitcoin Price Because I’m a $6B Whale, Baby!

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright remains defiant after a judge ordered him to turn over 50% of his 1.1 million-bitcoin trove to the estate of his late business partner Dave Kleiman. Using today’s bitcoin price, that entire stash is worth more than $10 billion. “The judge ordered me to send just under 500,000 BTC over...
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With 50% BTC To Be Forfeited, Will Craig Wright Stop Playing Satoshi Now

A federal court ruled against Satoshi impersonator and outspoken crypto antagonist Craig Wright yesterday in the year-long multi-billion dollar case. Wright was dealt a second blow in the defeat as the judge also demanded he hand over half of his bitcoin holdings. Judge to Craig Wright: Hand Over The Bitcoin Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart recommended...
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Craig Wright reacts to U.S District Court asking him to hand over 50% of his Bitcoin holdings to Kleiman

Bitcoin SV’s Craig Wright hasn’t been one to stay away from the spotlight for long. nChain’s Chief Scientist in in the limelight again after the latest ruling in the case between the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto and David Kleiman broke the cryptoverse. In the aforementioned case, it was ruled that Craig Wright must forfeit half of...
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