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Bitcoin on verge of 10-year anniversary

Bitcoin on verge of 10-year anniversary

Reading Time: 1 minuteBitcoin will turn 10 years old on October 31st of this year, a decade after Satoshi Nakamoto created the first cryptocurrency in 2008.  So ten years on, how has Bitcoin changed, and has it worked to fulfill Satoshi’s vision?  Described in Satoshi’s whitepaper as a “peer-to-peer version of electronic cash [that] would allow online payments...

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Canadian crypto exchange hacked, or is it an exit scam?

Canadian crypto exchange hacked, or is it an exit scam?

Reading Time: 1 minuteFollowing a reported hacking of Canadian-based crypto exchange, MapleChange, the exchange closed, and then reopened their social media accounts. News of both the hack and the exchange shutting down their social media fostered rumors that the exchange was enacting an exit scam.  Since shutting down their social media accounts, Maple Exchange’s Twitter account has come...

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Hidden message found in Bitcoin code

Hidden message found in Bitcoin code

Reading Time: 1 minuteA hidden message has been discovered in Bitcoin’s genesis block by creator Satoshi Nakamoto. The message reads, “sknab rof tuoliab dnoces fo knirb no rollecnahC 9002/naJ/30 semiT ehT”. Those familiar with Nakamoto’s penchant for hiding easter eggs in his original code for Bitcoin may find this particular hidden message familiar. The message is a reversed...

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