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Privacy & security

CoinJoin’s First Steps: How Dark Wallet Paved the Way for a More Private Bitcoin

The crypto anarchist story of Dark Wallet, the first bitcoin wallet with a CoinJoin mixer built in.

Feb 25, 2020
Adoption & Community

Beanie Babies and Black Markets: Where Mainstream Media Gets Bitcoin Wrong

Bitcoin Magazine first covered common misconceptions about Bitcoin as a guide for journalists in 2013. But some myths persist, so here we go again.

Feb 25, 2020
Adoption & Community

Despite Utility, Bitcoin Cannot Fix Venezuela

Bitcoin Magazine first reported Venezuela’s potential for adoption in 2014. As its economy has grown worse, it’s clear Bitcoin can’t fix everything.

Feb 25, 2020
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At Unchained Capital, Pioneering Bitcoin Native Financial Services

Sponsored: Unchained Capital is building the archetype of the future financial institution, form fit for the world of bitcoin.

Feb 25, 2020
Adoption & Community

What We Can Learn About Lightning From #LNTrustChain2: Part 1

The data about specific payment requests from #LNTrustchain2 can provide us with insight into consumer-related aspects of Lightning Network adoption.

Feb 25, 2020
Regulation

How the Latest German Regulations Target Bitcoin Exchanges and Custodians

WIth Germany’s latest law regarding bitcoin exchanges and custodians, a key consideration is not only where a business is located — it’s also where its clients are.

Feb 25, 2020
Privacy & security

Infographic: An Overview of Compromised Bitcoin Exchange Events

This infographic visualizes some of the most significant bitcoin exchange hacks, mismanagements and other compromises.

Feb 25, 2020
Adoption & Community

Why FOSS Development Is Crucial for Bitcoin’s Mainstream Acceptance

The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency ecosystems needs real investment in FOSS development to live up to their disruptive promise and potential.

Feb 18, 2020
Technical

How Bitcoin Optech Is Connecting the Open-Source and Corporate Worlds

Bitcoin Optech was founded in 2018 to bridge the worlds of open-source development and companies.

Feb 18, 2020
Privacy & security

Microsoft’s ION Is an Open-Source Bet on Bitcoin

Project lead Daniel Buchner discusses ION, Microsoft’s open-source digital ID system built on Bitcoin.

Feb 18, 2020
Technical

Infographic: Who Has Funded Bitcoin Core Development?

This infographic indicates which organizations have supported some of the most prolific open-source Bitcoin Core contributors over the years.

Feb 18, 2020
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AI-Managed Bitcoin Trading Accounts Show Significant ROI

Sponsored: Artificial intelligence enables the bot to learn about the bitcoin market and all of its history.

Feb 11, 2020

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Adoption & Community

The Potential and the Reality of Bitcoin Charity

Bitcoin charities like BitGive recognize that blockchain technology can make charitable giving more efficient, while improving lives around the world.

Feb 11, 2020
Adoption & Community

Bitcoin and Entrepreneurial Philanthropy: A Q&A With Paxful CEO Ray Youssef

Through #BuiltWithBitcoin, Paxful is building schools around the world and proving bitcoin’s value as a medium for philanthropy.

Feb 11, 2020
Adoption & Community

For the Tony Hawk Foundation, Bitcoin Is Radical. And That’s the Point

Bitcoin and skateboarding are rooted in radical approaches to old ideas, so it’s no wonder that bitcoin was a perfect fit for the Tony Hawk Foundation.

Feb 11, 2020
Adoption & Community

Bitcoin100: How Some Early Bitcoiners Spread Bitcoin Adoption With Charity

In 2011, raising 100 BTC for charities as a way to promote bitcoin adoption was the easy part. Finding charities that would accept bitcoin donations? That was the challenge.

Feb 11, 2020
Adoption & Community

2020 Bitcoin Adoption: Why Nonprofits Will Lead the Way

The tax benefits of donating bitcoin to nonprofits could help push bitcoin adoption in 2020.

Feb 11, 2020
Adoption & Community

Infographic: The Pineapple Fund’s Unparalleled Impact

Bitcoin100, BitGive, Helperbit and The Giving Block have all proven the power of Bitcoin giving. But the Pineapple Fund’s impact is unparalleled.

Feb 11, 2020
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Adoption & Community

At Bitrefill, Innovators Build a Circular Economy for Bitcoin

Sponsored: Bitrefill has a mission to revolutionize the way bitcoin functions as a true everyday currency worldwide.

Feb 10, 2020