Kadhim Shubber

Kadhim Shubber is a freelance journalist who first bought bitcoins so that he could buy a beer at The Pembury Tavern, Hackney’s bitcoin pub. He has reported for Slate, Wired, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and Ampp3d. He is currently studying for a Masters in Journalism at City University London.

Alpha Technology Blames PayPal Dispute for ASIC Delivery Delay

| Kadhim Shubber

Manchester mining outfit Alpha Technology has missed its July delivery target, citing technical problems and a dispute with PayPal.

Meet the Bitcoin Fans Behind Offline Messenger goTenna

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The brains behind goTenna, a solution to situations where you don’t have phone signal, discuss their relationship with bitcoin.

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7 Dumb (and Visionary) Things People Said About the Internet

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CoinDesk looks back at the most notable utterances about the Internet that could have relevance for bitcoin today.

Hailo CEO: Bitcoin Could Benefit Our Customers and Taxi Drivers

| Kadhim Shubber

Taxi app Hailo is “actively” looking into allowing its customers to pay with bitcoin, says CEO Jay Bregman.

The 9 Biggest Screwups in Bitcoin History

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Feeling sadistic? Check out Kadhim Shubber's list of the nine worst screwups in bitcoin’s short history.

Car Marketplace Beepi: Accepting Bitcoin Was ‘Logical’ Step

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The peer-to-peer used-car marketplace has started to accept bitcoin payments and will hold onto its cryptocurrency.


Jeremy Allaire: Bitcoin Developers Need to ‘Step Up’

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Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire has said Bitcoin’s core development needs to be a more open process.


How BitPesa Plans to Reduce Friction in the Remittances Market

| Kadhim Shubber

The socially-focused bitcoin startup aims to "cut through" the inefficiencies in international remittances and underdeveloped banking systems.

Hook, Line and Sinker: How to Avoid Bitcoin Phishing Scams

| Kadhim Shubber

Scammers are resorting to old tricks like phishing emails to steal bitcoin. Here's how to keep your funds safe.

Why Bitcoin Businesses Struggle to Get Insurance

| Kadhim Shubber

The need for insured cryptocurrency services is obvious, but companies have been loath to touch bitcoin.