Mattereum, perhaps the world’s weirdest and most daring startup, intends to own literally everything178.7
    How’s this for eyebrow-raising? In London, for the last year and a half, a team of lawyers, cryptographers, software engineers, and/or former military consultants have been brewing a bizarre and/or brilliant plan for a bridge between the blockchain and the real world — a system whose success is directly proportional to the extent to which it achieves legal title over every physical object in the w...
    Man Jailed For Sending An Explosive Device To Crypto Company For Failing To Recover His Password0.4
    How far are you willing to go to recover your crypto assets? For one Swedish man, losing his password was bad enough, but when he received no help from the company that held the assets, he resulted to vengeance. The man sent a package to the company that contained an explosive device after the company declined to reset his password. The package was intercepted before the device could go off. After...
    This Limited Edition Watch Will Cost You $25,000 in Bitcoin (BTC)-5.34
    To celebrate the ten year anniversary since the creation of Bitcoin (BTC), a company known as Hublot is launching a limited edition watch. The watch – known as the Big Bang Meca-10 P2P – is available for purchase online using only Bitcoin. The watch will have the transaction number of the purchase engraved on the edge of the bezel: the grooved ring holding the cover of a watch face.
    South Korean cryptocurrency startup reportedly pulls a $2.7M exit scam32.69
    2018 will certainly go down as the year of the exit scam as yet another initial coin offering (ICO) has disappeared out of thin air – along with millions worth of investors’ cryptocurrency. Blockchain company Pure Bit has seemingly walked off with $2.7 million worth of investors’ money after raising 13,000 Ethereum in an ICO. Transaction history shows that hours after moving all raised funds out o...
    Swedish man sentenced to 7 years in jail after mailing a pipe bomb to Bitcoin exchange40.81
    A Swedish man has been convicted of attempted murder after sending numerous threatening letters to local politicians – and mailing a bomb-like device to a Bitcoin company in London. The Stockholm District Court has sentenced 43-year Michael Salonen to seven years in prison, AP reports. Back in August 2017, Salonen purportedly mailed a pipe bomb device to a London-based cryptocurrency broker. The h...