Howells purchased 7,500 Bitcoins shortly after the currency’s launch in 2009. After spilling drink on his laptop,
Anonymous ‘Robin Hood’ hackers are holding major corporations to ransom then donating some of the money to charity.
In December 2017, Camsoda launched an online service that allows people to link their sex toys to Bitcoin.
In March 2019, a technology journalist used Bitcoin to transmit a short extract from The Communist Manifesto into space.
In 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a warning about unsound financial advice on TikTok.
In 2019, Kurt Russell appeared in a strange financial crime drama based around corruption in the New York Bitcoin market.
Bitcoin uses more energy than the whole of Argentina say analysts at Cambridge University Bitcoin is created through an energy expensive process called mining
Pornhub has allowed viewers to pay for content in cryptocurrency. For many sex workers, this is a key component of their online revenue.
India has been hit by a wave of kidnappers demanding payment in Bitcoin. In 2020, an eight-year-old boy was kidnapped in Karnataka while walking with his grandfather.
The video sees Alexander Hamilton go head to head with Bitcoin’s enigmatic creator Satoshi Nakamoto.