Dr Craig Wright, the man claiming to be the inventor of Bitcoin Photograph: PA

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright, who earlier this week said he would provide “extraordinary proof” that he was the creator of digital curren(...)

Dr Craig Wright, the man claiming to be the inventor of Bitcoin. Photograph:  Mark Harrison/Handout/PA Wire

Craig Steven Wright, an Australian entrepreneur and self-declared cyber security expert, has claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator (...)

A Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and a coin are seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France on May 27, 2015. Photograph: Reuters

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has told the BBC he was the creator of controversial digital currency bitcoin after years of speculation abo(...)

The cryptocurrency known as bitcoin and the digital ledger upon which its transactions are recorded, the blockchain, are now being taken seriously by more than just e-pirates. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

“Don’t file this piece until you’re confident you could walk into any bar in the world and explain the blockchain clearly to a complete stranger.” The(...)

An Australian Federal Police officer closes the door of the garage after searching the home of alleged  bitcoin creator Craig Steven Wright in Sydney’s north shore. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Australian police raided the Sydney home and office on Wednesday of a man named by a magazine as the probable creator of Bitcoin and holder of hundred(...)

Unlike paper money and gold, cryptocurrency doesn’t physically exist, consisting of digital bits and bytes. Libertarians and cryptographer anarchists (...)

Quantum cryptography offers a path to improved internet security, the idea being that you can hide information in the quantum state of sub-atomic particles

Fans of Breaking Bad may inadvertently know more about quantum mechanics than they think. Walter White is a quantum character. As one fans’ website pu(...)

 A poster on display at the Bitcoin Finance conference which is taking place in Dublin today. European Union banks should shun virtual currencies such as bitcoin until a system of rules to prevent abuses are put in place, the European Banking Authority has said. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

European Union banks should shun virtual currencies such as bitcoin until a system of rules to prevent abuses are put in place, according to the bloc(...)

The man believed to be Bitcoin currency founder Satoshi Nakamoto talks to reporters as he arrives at his home in Temple City, California, this week. Photograph: David McNew/Reuters

In one of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tales, The Purloined Letter , a famous detective, C Augu(...)

Dorian S. Nakamoto, identified by Newsweek magazine as the founder of Bitcoin, speaks to members of the media as he arrives home in Temple City, California. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg

A Japanese American man thought to be the reclusive multi-millionaire father of Bitcoin emerged from a modest Southern California home and denied i(...)

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