John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times. He runs the Technotopia podcast about a better future. He has written five books including the best book on blogging, Bloggers Boot Camp, and a book about the most expensive timepiece ever made, Marie Antoinette’s Watch. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Craig Wright Is Playing Three-Dimensional Checkers

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Craig Wrights efforts to copyright the Bitcoin archives are genius in a very special way.

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Craig Wright Attempts to Copyright the Satoshi White Paper and Bitcoin Code

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Craig Wright has filed copyright registrations for the original Satoshi white paper and bitcoin code with the U.S. Copyright Office.

IRS Says It Will ‘Soon’ Issue Crypto Tax Guidance in First Since 2014

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The Internal Revenue Service is working on its first tax guidance for cryptocurrency since 2014, the agency's commissioner told a lawmaker Monday.

Venezuela Tries to Avoid US Sanctions By Trading In Rubles and Crypto

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Caracas and Russia are in talks to disconnect from USD and exchange rubles and crypto.

The Cryptopia Hackers Are Moving Funds Into at Least Four Wallets

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The thieves who cleared at least $16 million of ether from the Cryptopia exchange appear to have begun moving the stolen crypto into multiple wallets.

Facebook Registers Secretive ‘Libra’ Cryptocurrency Firm in Switzerland

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More details emerge about Facebook's secretive crypto firm, Libra.

Bloq Labs’ Titan Aims to Simplify Crypto Farming

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Titan is a one-step crypto miner management system from Bloq Labs.

Poloniex, Fearing Regulatory Backlash, Prevents Sale of 9 Crypto Assets In US

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Poloniex has stopped US customers from buying and selling nine potentially non-regulated tokens.

CoinDesk’s John Biggs Walks the Exhibit Halls of Consensus 2019

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Meet the exhibitors in the Consensus 2019 exhibit halls.

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Study Finds Most Ransomware Solutions Just Pay Out Crypto

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A study has found that most ransomware recovery services are actually just paying crypto ransoms to hackers.