Browsing the "Wikipedia" Tag

I Started the Silk Road Wikipedia Page (Because Bitcoin)

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

Online black marketplace Silk Road had quite the effect on bitcoin, being one of the technology's biggest use cases in the early days, and for a…

Wikipedia Has ‘Zero Interest’ in an ICO, Says Jimmy Wales

| Daniel Palmer

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has said the not-for-profit online encyclopedia platform will "never" hold an ICO or issue its own cryptocurrency.

Baidu’s ‘Wikipedia’ Now Logs Revisions on a Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Chinese search giant Baidu has turned to blockchain technology in order to make its online encyclopedia more traceable and transparent.

Wikipedia Rival Everipedia Plans Token Airdrop in June

| Nikhilesh De

Decentralized encyclopedia startup Everipedia announced it would airdrop its IQ tokens to members in June.

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Novogratz’s ‘Crypto-Bank’ Is Backing Everipedia’s Blockchain Pivot

| Nikhilesh De

Galaxy Digital, the crypto-asset merchant bank launched by former fund manager Mike Novogratz, has made its first major investment.

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Encyclopedia Blockchainica: Wikipedia Co-Founder to Disrupt His Own Creation

| Michael del Castillo

The co-founder of Wikipedia has joined has joined a venture-backed blockchain startup as its new chief information officer.

Wikipedia Founder: ICOs Can Be ‘Absolute Scams’

| Nikhilesh De

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told CNBC that investors should be "very wary" of ICOs, which he referred to as "absolute scams."

Wikipedia Raises $140k in First Week of Bitcoin Donations

| Stan Higgins

The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that operates Wikipedia, has reported $140k in first-week bitcoin donations.

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Coinbase Drops Bitcoin Processing Fees for Non-Profits

| Daniel Palmer

Coinbase will let registered non-profit organisations accept bitcoin through its merchant tools for free.

Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations

| Stan Higgins

Wikipedia's parent company, the Wikimedia Foundation, now accepts bitcoin donations thanks to a partnership with payment processor Coinbase.