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Industries The Blockchain Will Disrupt

Posted on 19th February, 2018

  The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention – the brainchild of a person known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto, one of the most promising new technologies for the future. The technology at the heart of bitcoin and other virtual currencies, blockchain is an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions between two parties efficiently […]

We can forget about Satoshi Nakamoto ?

Posted on 6th May, 2016

Craig Steven Wright went public with the claim that he was the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of bitcoin.  His admission follows years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital cash system. Mr Wright has provided technical proof to back up his claim using coins known to be […]

Satoshi Nakamoto’s email compromised, one hacker possibly identified

Posted on 9th September, 2014

Yesterday evening, a person using the email address long associated with mysterious bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto sent the following message to Bitcoin Talk administrator Michael “theymos” Marquardt: “Michael, send me some coins before I hitman you.” Almost immediately, Marquardt took to the Bitcoin Talk forum to warn the bitcoin community that Satoshi Nakamoto’s email had […]

Dorian Nakamoto thanks the bitcoin community for donations

Posted on 23rd April, 2014

In the weeks since a Newsweek cover story by Leah McGrath Goodman claimed that bitcoin’s mysterious creator was 64-year-old computer engineer Dorian Nakamoto, the general consensus is that the once-venerable magazine got it wrong. Instead of unmasking Satoshi Nakamoto, it appears that Newsweek harassed a financially struggling man with severe health issues, making his life […]

Forensic linguists claim Nick Szabo is the real Satoshi Nakamoto

Posted on 16th April, 2014

Student researchers at the U.K.’s Aston University Centre for Forensic Linguistics have released a new analysis of the bitcoin whitepaper written by the seemingly pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto. Their conclusion? Bitcoin’s “probable creator” law and technology blogger Nick Szabo. The study compared the writing styles and language use of more than a dozen potential authors, including […]

Forbes: Linguistic analysis shows Dorian Nakamoto isn’t Bitcoin creator

Posted on 10th March, 2014

Last week, Newsweek declared Temple City, California, engineer Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto to be the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. This launched a media firestorm, and unleashed a swarm of investigation from the world media and armchair detectives across the internet. The more details came in, the worse it looked for writer Leah McGrath Goodman’s […]

Bitcoin community raises over 40 BTC for Dorian Nakamoto … and counting

Posted on 9th March, 2014

Within moments of Newsweek claiming to have identified mysterious, possibly pseudononymous Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto as retired Temple City, California, engineer Dorian S. Nakamoto, many in the Bitcoin community immediately began crying foul. A modest man living a quiet existence with his 93-year-old mother suddenly had his life turned into a media circus, all on […]

AP: Newsweek subject Satoshi Nakamoto is not Bitcoin’s creator

Posted on 7th March, 2014

The cover of this week’s edition of Newsweek reported to have located mysterious Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Far from hiding, the 64-year-old Nakamoto, who goes by the name Dorian S. Nakamoto, was living with his elderly mother in Temple City, California. The story, while built from circumstantial evidence, made a compelling case that this was […]

Newsweek claims to find Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto

Posted on 6th March, 2014

For all the technological and economic innovations that Bitcoin has inspired, almost nothing is known about the man who created it. The idea behind Bitcoin started with a 2008 paper written by Satoshi Nakamoto, but the creator of cryptocurrency has been completely silent ever since. In fact, many people in the Bitcoin community have theorized […]