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Hal Finney.
Bitcoin ETFs Secure Approval Exactly 15 Years After Hal Finney’s Iconic ‘Running Bitcoin’ Tweet
Finney, who died in August 2014, was also the first person besides Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, to download and run Bitcoin’s software.
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The Future of Crypto Isn’t With Wall Street
Why innovation is likely to come from unexpected places.
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Celebrating the 14th Anniversary of Bitcoin’s First Transaction
Celebrating the 14th Anniversary of Bitcoin’s First Transaction
It’s been 14 years since the first bitcoin transaction was sent. On Jan. 12, 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of the Bitcoin system, sent Hal Finney, a well-re...
Celebrating the 14th Anniversary of Bitcoin’s First Transaction

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Remembering Hal Finney on the 14th Anniversary of the First Bitcoin Transaction
The legendary cypherpunk was the first to download and receive bitcoin – helping to prove the system worked.
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Just as Hal Finney Predicted, Bitcoin Is Being Purchased to Act as a Reserve Currency
With a plan to buy up $10 billion of BTC, Do Kwon’s UST stablecoin project may be fulfilling a prophecy by the late recipient of the first bitcoin transaction.
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Hal Finney’s ‘Bitcoin and Me’
A reading of a touching BitcoinTalk post by the late Hal Finney, from exactly eight years ago.
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Previously Unpublished Emails of Satoshi Nakamoto Present a New Puzzle
The emails between Satoshi and Hal Finney come from Bitcoin’s earliest days. They show how closely the cryptocurrency’s creator collaborated with early supporters at the time.
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'Team Satoshi' Is Running Again – This Time for Bitcoin Pioneer Hal Finney
Bitcoiners around the world are vowing to run this Friday in memory of the late bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney.
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Did Mathematician John Nash Help Invent Bitcoin?
Digital money researcher Travis Patron explains why the late American mathematician John Nash may have influenced the creation of bitcoin.
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Armory to Match 10 BTC in Donations to Hal Finney Bitcoin Fund
Armory Technologies has launched a new donation initiative in honor of late bitcoin developer Hal Finney.
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