Joel Khalili

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The Puzzling Testimony of Craig Wright, Self-Styled Inventor of Bitcoin

The cross-examination of Craig Wright, a computer scientist defending his claims to be the inventor of Bitcoin in court, proceeded fitfully over the course of seven days. In the UK High Court,...

The Trial Over Bitcoin’s True Creator Is in Session

For eight years, Craig Wright has claimed to be the elusive Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. On Monday, in the swelling heat of a UK courtroom, a trial began that will finally settle...

FTX Says It Expects to Repay Customers in Full. Some Are Suing for More

A group of former customers of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX are rebelling against a proposed plan that would return the entirety of the money they lost. In a lawsuit filed this week,...

Craig Wright Claims He’s Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Can He Prove It in Court?

Satoshi Nakamoto is the founding father of cryptocurrency—and a mystery.In October 2008, Nakamoto gave Bitcoin to the world. Then they disappeared. To this day, nobody knows who Nakamoto is. Amongst the speculation,...

A Last-Ditch Plan to Save the Crypto Industry

A survey of headlines from the past couple of years in the cryptocurrency industry might lead anyone to believe that it is a deeply unserious business.Hackers made off with billions of dollars,...

Why Crypto Idealogues Won’t Touch Bitcoin ETFs

Bitcoin devotees are declaring a historic victory after US regulators approved a new, more accessible way for people to invest in the crypto asset after a decade of resistance. Yet they won’t...

Bitcoin ETFs Have Arrived. Here’s Who Stands to Get Rich

US regulators have approved a new breed of financial product that will give people a way to invest in bitcoin through their brokerage for the first time, as if it were a...

Lawmakers Are Out for Blood After a Hack of the SEC’s X Account Causes Bitcoin Chaos

A raft of US senators have demanded answers from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) after a security incident led to false and market-moving information being published by the financial regulator.At 4:11...

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