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Haven, a New App From OB1, Lets Users Chat, Shop and Send Crypto Privately

To ensure a secure shopping experience, Haven leverages the OpenBazaar software and InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), a decentralized and distributed file storage system.

Jimmy Aki

Binance Expands Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange Into Europe Via Jersey

Binance’s cryptocurrency exchange platform has expanded into the European market with its entry into the Island of Jersey, a self-governing dependency of Great Britain.

Jimmy Aki

Living on Bitcoin Day 4: The Uphill Climb

Living on bitcoin has been a bit of an uphill battle. On Day 4 of his experiment, reporter Colin Harper tries out some gift card options and moves into the Crypto Castle.

Colin Harper

This Bitcoin Startup Is Working on Free Speech Alternatives to Patreon

“We want to remain a platform for every voice, which is, in our opinion, a far greater task than monitoring ‘hate speech.’ We therefore need to make sure that the platform remains interesting for voices of the entire spectrum.”

Michael Taiberg

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Tests Boundary Support as Demand Weakens

For the last week, bitcoin has been pretty tightly coiled in a relatively narrow range. A breakout of the range in either direction will likely yield a strong continuation in the direction of the breakout.

Bitcoin Schmitcoin

Living on Bitcoin Day 3: Brother, Can You Take a Sat?

Reporter Colin Harper desperately combs the streets of San Francisco, hoping to find someone — anyone — who will accept payment in bitcoin on Day 3 of his experiment.

Colin Harper

BRD Wallet Expands Crypto User Access Across Europe With Coinify Partnership

Customers will now be able to use the decentralized BRD Wallet to “purchase bitcoin at cost-efficient rates with SEPA bank transfers” within Coinify’s trading platform.

Michael Taiberg

BitPay Sets New Company Records, in Spite of Crypto Bear Markets

“To process over a $1 Billion for a second year in a row despite Bitcoin’s large price drop shows that Bitcoin is being used to solve real pain points around the world," says CEO Stephen Pair.

Landon Manning

Guides

What Is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin means different things to different people. But what is Bitcoin, in the most basic sense?

Bitcoin Magazine

What Are Bitcoin Wallets?

Here are the best ways to store bitcoin securely in bitcoin wallets.

Bitcoin Magazine

What is Bitcoin Mining?

Bitcoin mining is the process of validating transactions by including them in the blocks that form the Bitcoin blockchain.

Bitcoin Magazine

What Makes Bitcoin Valuable?

Fundamentally, bitcoins derive their value just as anything else does: because people want them.

Bitcoin Magazine

When Bubbles Pop: An Infographic

Bitcoin has seen its share of bubbles over the past ten years. Here is a look at some of the numbers...

Bitcoin Magazine

Living On Bitcoin Day 2: Being “Unbanked” Has Been Easy … But Also Hard

On Day 2 of his living on bitcoin experiment in San Francisco, reporter Colin Harper goes on the hunt for some bitcoin-friendly eateries.

Colin Harper

Bitwage Service Adds Payroll Tax Payment Funding Options for U.S. Businesses

Essentially, Bitwage now allows companies across the United States and Puerto Rico to fund their W2 payrolls and payroll taxes in ether and bitcoin.

Jimmy Aki

European Banking Regulators Call for Unity in Crypto Regulations

In the report, the EBA decried the lack of uniformity in crypto laws. It stated that this lack of equilibrium means that companies can move operations to “crypto havens” and face less-stringent regulations.

Jimmy Aki

Living on Bitcoin Day 1: “That’s Not Going to Work”

Bitcoin Magazine editor and writer, Colin Harper, sets out to live on bitcoin for a week in San Francisco.

Colin Harper

Bittrex Launches Over-the-Counter Trading Platform for Bitcoin, Crypto

The service will allow investors to trade nearly 200 digital assets, including bitcoin, currently offered on the Bittrex trading platform.

Jimmy Aki

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Strong Impulse Tests Macro Support Levels

Remember: We are still in a bear market. Just because bitcoin saw a couple of weeks of strong demand, that does not negate the previous months and months of downward pressure.

Bitcoin Schmitcoin

Canada’s First All-Crypto Legal Firm Opens Its Doors to Global Clientele

Cameron-Huff said that he is happy to accept bitcoin as payment (as well as fiat) and, in what he sees as another pioneering step forward, he has a fixed-fee payment system for his clients.

Jessie Willms

Bitcoiner 2029: Another Ten Years On

What might the world look like after another 10 years of bitcoin adoption? Let's get speculative...

Colin Harper

Research Firm Charts Unspent BTC and Calls a Market Bottom in Q1 2019

Delphi Digital has complied much of its report by referencing unspent bitcoin transaction output data (UTXO).

Colin Harper

Qtum Completes First Atomic Swap With Bitcoin on Mainnet

Atomic swaps allow for on-chain exchanges, or transactions, between cryptocurrencies on two separate blockchains — in this case, Bitcoin and Qtum — without the need to rely on a third party.

Michael Taiberg

Bitcoin Wallet Forced to Drop Key Privacy Features From Google Play App

The privacy restrictions on Samourai's wallet will only affect the new version available on Google Play.

Colin Harper

Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Bisq Has a New UI and DAO

Decentralized exchange Bisq has upgraded its software with an entirely new User Interface (UI) design and the launch of the Bisq Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) on testnet.

Jimmy Aki

Ledger Releases New Wallet With More Memory, App for Mobile Management

Ledger just dropped news of its latest bitcoin hardware wallet, and it comes with an app for managing the wallet’s funds remotely.

Colin Harper

San Francisco’s “Bitcoin Mafia”: How Bitcoin Started in the City on the Bay

The early Bitcoin community in San Francisco was originally comprised of revolutionaries: Individuals who believed in the freedom and opportunity that a permissionless distributed system would bring the world.

Dan Held