Bitcoin News Roundup for June 8, 2020
As bitcoin traders struggle to bust through $10,000, there's a new claimant to the title of Satoshi Nakamoto. CoinDesk's Markets Daily Podcast is back with your bitcoin news roundup.
We asked four expert cryptographers about Craig Wright’s “cryptographic evidence” that he is Bitcoin’s creator Satoshi Nakamoto. They aren't buying it.
New on-chain analysis from Whale Alert suggests Satoshi Nakamoto mined an estimated 1,125,150 in bitcoin, now worth an estimated $10.9 billion.
Researchers believe Bitcoin’s creator probably used specialized mining software in the coin’s early days to protect the new network – not to profit from it.
There is a constant free market competition to define the Bitcoin narrative, and Kraken’s Dan Held argues this is part of what makes the protocol so strong.
Paul Calder LeRoux, an admitted drug dealer with a background in encryption, planned to build a bitcoin miner had he beaten the rap.