POS Giant Clover Teams Up With Strike To Bring Bitcoin’s Lightning Network To Millions Of Merchants
A 90-day trial period kicks off Clover’s integration with the Bitcoin Lightning Network, enabling faster, cheaper payments at merchants.
BitPay Announces Partnership With MoonPay, Removes Bitcoin Trading Fees For Limited Time
BitPay’s partnership with MoonPay is set to offer a superior buyer experience for those looking to purchase cryptocurrencies on the BitPay platform.
Mt Pelerin Crypto Exchange Adds Support For Bitcoin Lightning Network
The Swiss cryptocurrency exchange will now allow deposits and withdrawals through the Lightning Network.
Arizona Senator Introduces Bill To Make Bitcoin Legal Tender In The State
A bill introduced by Sen. Wendy Rogers reflects growing interest in bitcoin from U.S. states.
Swiss Bitcoin App Relai Now Allows Companies To Buy Bitcoin
The new Relai Business over-the-counter service will allow businesses to purchase bitcoin quickly.
The Kazakhstan Mining Exodus Has Flipped Bitcoin To Clean-Energy Dominance
After Kazakhstan forced out Bitcoin mining operations, the majority of global hash rate is now produced with clean energy.
Blockstream Raises $125 Million For Bitcoin Mining Expansion
Led by Kingsway Capital, Blockstream has raised $125 million for the purpose of expanding their institutional mining services.
EU Lawmakers Vote To Impose Strict Capital Requirements On Banks Holding Bitcoin And Crypto
Banks would be allowed to hold 2% of capital in bitcoin, but required to have one euro in capital for every euro in cryptocurrency held.
World’s Largest Bitcoin ATM Software Platform Acquired By Bitstop Founders
Andrew Barnard and Doug Carrillo of Bitstop have announced the acquisition of Genesis Coin Inc.
After the Failure Of Their Stablecoin Experiment, Iran And Russia Will Inevitably Adopt Bitcoin
With their newly-announced stablecoin experiment doomed to fail, Russia and Iran will soon learn Bitcoin is the solution that they want.
Announcing “Hunting Sats,” A Bitcoin Wallet Cracking Contest
Shadowy super coders and sat stacking anons from all over the internet are welcome to try and crack a wallet containing millions of sats.
In 2023, Bitcoiners Must Stop Shooting (Or Blocking) The Messengers
As the New Year begins, Bitcoiners should take this opportunity to engage with constructive criticism.
Crypto Lender Genesis Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
The embattled crypto lender has filed a slew of voluntary bankruptcy notices in order to restructure itself.
Mississippi, Missouri Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Protect The Rights To Mine Bitcoin And Run A Node
Committees from both states will soon vote on bills that would provide a variety of protections for Bitcoin mining operations and node runners.
Mainstream Bitcoin Exchanges Have Obscured The Value Of Private, P2P Alternatives
Mainstream bitcoin exchanges which collect troves of user data have warped users’ expectations for privacy-preserving, peer-to-peer versions.
New Hampshire Commission Recommends Statewide Bitcoin Mining Energy Plan
A commission out of New Hampshire has found that the positive impacts of bitcoin mining on the electricity system are worthy of further consideration.
CleanSpark Breaks Ground On 50 Megawatt Bitcoin Mining Expansion
The mining firm will nearly double its existing infrastructure, adding up to 50 Megawatts to the 36 Megawatts already in use.
Bitcoin Price And Risk Assets Jump In Correlated Move
Bitcoin price correlates with high-beta stocks in the recent move upward. Global liquidity is increasing as financial conditions loosen.
Okcoin And Paradigm Announce New Grant Awarded To Bitcoin Core Maintainer Marco Falke
The new grant, in partnership with Paradigm, will bring Okcoin’s support of Bitcoin Core development to $1.5 million.
U.S. Department Of Justice Shuts Down Crypto Exchange Bitzlato, CEO Arrested
The DOJ has charged the exchange with facilitating more than $700 million in illicit transactions tied to Russia, money laundering and criminal activity.
ZEBEDEE And VIKER Launch Bitcoin Chess, Bitcoin Scratch Mobile Games
Mobile games studio VIKER and bitcoin payments processor ZEBEDEE have once again teamed up to launch two classic games.
Bitcoin Price Reaches $21,000, Shorts Demolished In Biggest Squeeze Since 2021
Bulls take charge with massive upward momentum. Key price levels to watch to determine whether this is another bear market rally or a move with lasting power.
Sazmining Launches Hydroelectric-Powered Mining Facility In Wisconsin
The site furthers the company’s goals of providing mining hosting services to a retail audience using sustainable power sources.
Bitcoin Is The Solution To The World’s Economic Inequality Problem
After a year of growing economic disparity and damage to Bitcoin’s mainstream reputation, education is the key to solving global inequality.
To Becomes Bitcoin’s Go-To Platform, Nostr Will Have To Solve Its Key Management Issues
As Bitcoiners turn to Nostr as a censorship-resistant communication platform, user key management problems will arise.
With Confident Ignorance Of Bitcoin, So-Called ‘Experts’ Sacrifice Their Credibility
Recent examples of so-called “experts” speaking confidently, yet incorrectly, about Bitcoin will come back to haunt them.
Seven Factors Bitcoin Investors Should Watch In 2023
A look ahead at what’s in store for bitcoin in the coming year. We analyze seven aspects of what might impact the bitcoin price in 2023.
Bitcoin Mining Is Proving To Be A Lifeline For Africa’s Oldest National Park
Virunga National Park, located in Eastern Congo, is mining bitcoin to preserve revenue in the face of disease and militia attacks.
Potential Paths Forward For The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust
An interesting saga is developing for Digital Currency Group and its Grayscale Bitcoin Trust with accusations of fraud coming from the co-founder of Gemini.
One Of America’s Largest Hemp Processors Makes Entry Into Sustainable Bitcoin Mining
A new direction towards sustainable energy projects has been led with an investment into a Costa Rican bitcoin mining operation.
Samsung Asset Management To Launch Bitcoin ETF In Hong Kong: Report
The Samsung Bitcoin Futures Active ETF will launch on Jan. 13, giving Hong Kong investors a mainstream avenue for indirect BTC price exposure.
Dispatch From Guatemala's Bitcoin Lake, A Bitcoin Community Built On Grassroots Adoption
Just a few hundred miles from El Salvador, Guatemala’s Bitcoin Lake contrasts state-led Bitcoin adoption with a promising grassroots model.
This Year, Bitcoiners Should Quit Their Twitter Addictions
Bitcoin Twitter is a strong and vibrant community, but members should make sure they are in control of the energy they spend there.
El Salvador’s Legislature Approves Landmark Digital Securities Bill Paving Way For Bitcoin Bonds
The country’s legislative body has completed the next step towards the issuance of El Salvador’s bitcoin bonds.
Luxor’s Hashrate Index 2022 Mining Year In Review Shows Bitcoin’s Resilience
Analysis shows that even though the mining industry saw major pressure this year, the network hashrate still grew immensely.
How Bitcoin Can Radically Improve The Healthcare System For Patients
If healthcare providers were to adopt bitcoin, patients would see free-market and affordability improvements.
Bitcoiners Are Flocking To Nostr, But What Makes It Different Than Twitter?
Nostr is an alternative to Twitter that better protects users from censorship, and it’s built in a way that could appeal to Bitcoiners.
Gemini’s Winklevoss Alleges DCG, Genesis Defrauded His Exchange And 340,000 Users
Cameron Winklevoss, president and co-founder of Gemini, has written an open letter demanding Barry Silbert’s removal as CEO of Digital Currency Group.
Homesteader Conversations: Feeding Your Family And Building A Bitcoin Community In Southern Portugal
A homesteader in Portugal shares her experiences running a farm, feeding her family and supporting a Bitcoin community through workshops.
Bitcoin Can Be Super Collateral If Lenders Understand Its Value
The frequent implosion of crypto lending platforms is rooted in their mismanagement and failure to respect bitcoin’s true value.
Hut 8’s Ontario Bitcoin Mining Operation Halted Amidst Power Disputes
The mining company confirmed the operation is still shuttered after contractual disagreements with their power provider, Validus Power.
Bitcoin Lightning Podcasting App Fountain Releases Update Aimed At Improving New Users’ Experience
Amongst other updates designed to make new users’ experience easier, a new software update enables wallet funding directly through the application.
To Become Money, Bitcoin Requires Integration With New Social System Technology
Bitcoin and Lightning Network technology alone will not be enough to change our financial system. New social systems are needed too.