Jeremy Wagstaff

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Bitcoin 'creator' races to patent technology with gambling tycoon

Business / Tech Mar 3, 2017

Bitcoin 'creator' races to patent technology with gambling tycoon

The man who last year made global headlines by claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of bitcoin, is working with a fugitive online gambling entrepreneur to file scores of patents relating to the digital currency and its underlying technology, blockchain. Craig Wright, the Australian ...

Business / Tech | ANALYSIS Mar 31, 2016

When mobsters meet hackers — the new, improved bank heist

No need for stocking masks and sawn-off shotguns. The unprecedented heist of $81 million from the U.S. account of Bangladesh's central bank is the latest among increasingly large thefts by criminals who have leveraged the speed and anonymity of hacking to revolutionize burgling banks. Hundreds of ...