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With the release of the Hodl Hodl exchange API, Venezuelan BTC price discovery platform Yadio and bitcoin wallet BlueWallet now integrate it.
Investing

Hodl Hodl Launches Exchange API

With the release of the Hodl Hodl exchange API, Venezuelan BTC price discovery platform Yadio and bitcoin wallet BlueWallet now integrate it.

Dec 13, 2019
We burned, drowned, smashed and shot Guns n’ Bitcoin’s Scorpion Case so you don’t have to.
Review

Review: Scorpion Case Is a Hardware Wallet Carrier That Over-Delivers on Protection

We burned, drowned, smashed and shot Guns n’ Bitcoin’s Scorpion Case so you don’t have to.

Dec 12, 2019
With Exonum Enterprise, Bitfury wants to combine the control of a private blockchain with the assurances of Bitcoin’s public chain.
Blockchain

Enterprise Blockchain on … Bitcoin? Bitfury Is Giving It a Go With Exonum

With Exonum Enterprise, Bitfury wants to combine the control of a private blockchain with the assurances of Bitcoin’s public chain.

Dec 11, 2019
Among restrictions on forex investment and an unstable fiat economy, we explore the growing interest in and need for bitcoin in Argentina.
Adoption & community

Economic Uncertainty, Restrictions in Argentina Show Power of Bitcoin

Among restrictions on forex investment and an unstable fiat economy, we explore the growing interest in and need for bitcoin in Argentina.

Dec 11, 2019
In this op ed, Robin Singh examines tax implications of forked coins and Specific Identification of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to recent IRS guidelines.
Op Ed

Op Ed: IRS Doesn’t Get Cryptocurrencies: Here’s Why

In this op ed, Robin Singh examines tax implications of forked coins and Specific Identification of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to recent IRS guidelines.

Dec 11, 2019
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Blockchain

Podcast: Chainalysis’ Chief Economist on the Data Behind Blockchain Forensics

The work of blockchain analysis companies like Chainalysis isn’t always welcomed by privacy advocates. But for Bitcoiners, this work is worth watching.

Dec 11, 2019
Crypto agility in quantum computing
Op Ed

Op Ed: Quantum Computing, Crypto Agility and Future Readiness

Crypto agility relates to the ease (or lack thereof) with which cryptosystems can be replaced in existing systems in a (potential) post-quantum computing era. Best to be prepared.

Dec 10, 2019
Nayuta’s new mobile Lightning bitcoin wallet uses a novel full node/SPV validation model which accounts for all portable needs.
Privacy & security

Nayuta Launches Hybrid Full Node/SPV Mobile Bitcoin Wallet

Nayuta’s new mobile Lightning bitcoin wallet uses a novel full node/SPV validation model which accounts for all portable needs.

Dec 10, 2019
Bringing bitcoin to DeFi could have a profound impact on the growth of DeFi tools, users and mainstream acceptance.
Digital assets

Op Ed: Bringing DeFi to Bitcoin Opens Up New Frontiers

Bringing bitcoin to DeFi could have a profound impact on the growth of DeFi tools, users and mainstream acceptance.

Dec 9, 2019
The DApp network Echo has launched its Bitcoin sidechain in testnet, which uses a “weighted randomness” consensus mechanism to build new functionality.
Blockchain

Echo Launches Bitcoin Sidechain, a Weighted Approach to More Functionality

The DApp network Echo has launched its Bitcoin sidechain in testnet, which uses a “weighted randomness” consensus mechanism to build new functionality.

Dec 9, 2019
Bitcoin Addresses With Any Balance Hit All-Time High
Adoption & community

Bitcoin Addresses With Any Balance Hit All-Time High

We explore the possible reasons behind a new all-time high in the number of Bitcoin addresses that hold at least 1 satoshi.

Dec 9, 2019
A recent report from Charles Schwab indicates that Millennials are embracing bitcoin — a trend that plays into a larger narrative of America’s generational wealth gap.
Adoption & community

Surprise! Millennials Embrace Bitcoin While Boomers, Gen-Xers Hold Traditional Wealth

A recent report from Charles Schwab indicates that Millennials are embracing bitcoin — a trend that plays into a larger narrative of America’s generational wealth gap.

Dec 6, 2019

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The NFL’s biggest Bitcoin spokesperson, Russell Okung, will wear cleats advertising BTCPay in his next game.
Adoption & community

For “My Cause My Cleats” Design, Russell Okung Sports BTCPay Server

The NFL’s biggest Bitcoin spokesperson, Russell Okung, will wear cleats advertising BTCPay in his next game.

Dec 5, 2019
Justin S. Wales, senior council at Carlton Fields, discusses his recent research paper and how the First Amendment protects the Bitcoin network.
Regulation

Video: Justin S. Wales on How the First Amendment Protects Bitcoin

Justin S. Wales, senior council at Carlton Fields, discusses his recent research paper and how the First Amendment protects the Bitcoin network.

Dec 4, 2019
The IRS seems to be auditing en masse Bitcoin companies who registered with FinCEN as a Money Service Businesses. Here’s what a Title 31 Exam notice entails.
Regulation

Op Ed: The IRS Is Checking Up on Crypto Businesses. Is Yours Ready for Its Title 31 Exam?

The IRS seems to be auditing en masse Bitcoin companies who registered with FinCEN as a Money Service Businesses. Here’s what this Title 31 Exam notice entails.

Dec 4, 2019
Leveraging Lightning, Bitfinex Users Can Now Shop at Bitrefill
Payments

Leveraging Lightning, Bitfinex Users Can Now Shop at Bitrefill

Bitfinex users can now shop at Bitrefill straight from their trading environment on bitfinex.com, and the two have established a Lightning channel.

Dec 4, 2019
North America is becoming an increasingly popular home for bitcoin mining operations, from Georgia to Alberta. Here’s a look at the new expansions.
Mining

Bitcoin Mining in North America: A New Gold Rush in the New World

Where, why and how bitcoin mining operations are emerging.

Dec 3, 2019
A bitcoin payment processor for nonprofits and charities wants hodlers to focus on #GivingBitcoin during Giving Tuesday.
Adoption & community

The Nonprofit Push to Make Giving Tuesday About Giving Bitcoin

A bitcoin payment processor for nonprofits and charities wants hodlers to focus on #GivingBitcoin during Giving Tuesday.

Dec 3, 2019
Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino talks about the challenges and expectations for the exchange’s recent integration of Lightning Network deposits and withdrawals.
Investing

Video: Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino on Adding Lightning Network Support

Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino talks about the challenges and expectations for the exchange’s recent integration of Lightning Network deposits and withdrawals.

Dec 2, 2019
Easypaysy Bitcoin accounts
Technical

Does Bitcoin Need Accounts? One Developer Thinks So, and He Figured Out How

Developer Femenías’ Easypaysy proposal for Bitcoin accounts could improve the user experience significantly, enabling non-repudiation, recurring payments and more.

Dec 2, 2019