David Portnoy

Twitter revels in irony as ‘Baron of Bitcoin’ Dave Portnoy stupefied about what happened to his crypto when FTX collapsed

'Future Ponzi schemer is confused about being Ponzi schemed.'

On Nov 10, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Someone must be offended’: Crypto company pledges to be world’s least progressive exchange

'Words nor silence are ever ‘violence’'

On Jun 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Twitter users revel in Bitcoin, crypto crash as evangelists pledge to hold even more

The dip keeps dipping.

On Jun 13, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Fortune favors the brave’: Matt Damon’s crypto commercial resurfaces amid currency crash, sparking outrage

'Pure macho-baiting financial speculation.'

On May 12, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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SXSW: Actor Ben McKenzie’s crypto skepticism brings the blockchain conversation back to earth

'Crypto is speed running past half a millennium of financial mistakes.'

On Mar 14, 2022 by Daysia Tolentino

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SXSW ’22: ‘Black in Web3’ gets serious about blockchain’s potential to close economic gaps

'You don't need any permission from anyone.'

On Mar 13, 2022 by Daysia Tolentino

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Woman arrested for laundered Bitcoin played herself off as a TikTok business influencer

Heather Morgan was arrested for allegedly attempting to launder billions in stolen Bitcoin.

On Feb 8, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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How a cryptocurrency fortune crippled a deceased billionaire’s estate

What happens when all a corpse's money is in his cold wallet?

On Dec 23, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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El Salvador president goes full bitcoin meme bro after historic cryptocurrency legislation passes

The law was passed by a supermajority in the country’s Congress.

On Jun 9, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Teen ‘mastermind’ behind massive Twitter hack agrees to 3-year prison deal

Authorities alleged that the 18-year-old was the 'mastermind' behind the massive hack and Bitcoin scheme.

On Mar 17, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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John McAfee charged over alleged ‘pump and dump’ cryptocurrency scheme

The antivirus pioneer is accused of raking in millions through deceptive pump-and-dumps.

On Mar 5, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Consensus-based reality: How blockchain communities could change the world

Where's the tipping point for distributed currency?

On Mar 1, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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Elon Musk’s big Bitcoin buy may have been to distract from bad Tesla news

News of the $1.5 billion Bitcoin purchase came right after China revealed its concerns with Tesla.

On Feb 8, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Is this the hacker behind the huge Twitter breach?

A notorious cybercriminal could be responsible for the biggest Twitter hack ever.

On Jul 16, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

Twitter Passwords Locked Accounts

Twitter’s response to major hack is still leaving lots of people locked out

Several people think changing their password may be why they're locked out.

On Jul 16, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich