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The First Car Purchased With Bitcoin Is Now the World’s Most Expensive Prius

CoinDesk takes a ride in the first car ever purchased with bitcoin – a Prius paid for with 1,000 BTC.

51% Attacks for Rent : The Trouble with a Liquid Mining Market

As the global pool of hashing power grows more liquid, arbitrageurs may see a financial incentive in "rent-a-miner" attacks.

Old Meets Young: Pension Funds and Crypto Investment

Are pension funds poised to invest in crypto assets? Not yet, argues Noelle Acheson – but a shift has started.

Don’t Expect Bitcoin’s Supply to Change, Says Core Maintainer Wlad van der Laan

In a new interview, bitcoin's lead maintainer, Wlad van der Laan, argues any change to the cryptocurrency's supply would erode its utility and value.

Mining Giant Bitmain Posts $500 Million Loss in IPO Financial Filing

Cryptocurrency mining and manufacturing giant Bitmain lost about $500 million in the third quarter of 2018, CoinDesk has learned.

Will Crypto Torch Jamie Dimon?

The $156 in bitcoin being passed via the "Lighting Torch" is a bigger deal than trillions in JPM Coins would be, writes Michael J. Casey.

Mayer Multiples: The Metric That Helps Call Bitcoin Bubbles and Bottoms

Identifying speculative bubbles or bearish exhaustion may be possible through the use of a fairly new metric known as the Mayer Multiple.

Bitcoin Is… Bitcoin Just Is What?

What is bitcoin? 40 experts show that 10 years later, it's still a question with a variety of answers.

Metrics May Point to Ether Being Undervalued

There is a dichotomy between theory and practice of what fundamental demand indicators should be driving the price of ether.

What QuadrigaCX Says About Institutional Crypto Investment

Noelle Acheson looks at the lessons learned for the crypto market following the collapse of the QuadrigaCX exchange.

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