Welcome to Lifehacker's weekly round up of all things Bitcoin, altcoin and cryptocurrency. It's been a pretty average start to the year for all cryptocurrencies, to be honest. As mainstream press reports on things more and more, it feels like people are collectively willing cryptocurrency to fail. If you're holding coins, are you panicking?
Here's the big news in Bitcoin this week.
1/The existential problem for crypto right now, is that the number of scams being run will outnumber serious projects by at least 100 to 1 -- at least. https://t.co/clsQe68UXB
— jason (@Jason) January 18, 2018
a shitcoin startup called Prodeum just exitscammed with millions of investor dollars and left them the following message on their site pic.twitter.com/q5R4QAxvwU
— ambidextrous layup guy (@thelateempire) January 28, 2018
See you next week, LifeHodlers.
Bitcoin Hacker is our weekly roundup of the big news in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. If there's anything you particularly want to hear about this week, let us know in the comments.