September 2020

As A Privacy Pioneer, Edward Snowden Left A Trail For Bitcoin

Snowden’s advocacy has inspired many of us to seek out better privacy preservation and technologies that are free from government control.

Four Lies About The Bitcoin Circular Economy

As savings technology is still the largely dominant story for Bitcoin, it’s helpful to take a closer look at a few lies about a topic that’s growing in popularity: the Bitcoin circular economy.

Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis Is Ready to Deliver Fifty-Eight Hours Of Freedom Content

This weekend, the annual Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis will be convening in Prague, as well as throwing a massive 58-hour long live stream. We sent over a few questions to the conference’s team to help make the case for why this conference is important to Bitcoiners.

CoinFlip Launches Bitcoin-Enabled Gift Card Marketplace

Promoted: Bitcoin ATM operator CoinFlip has now added a layer to its mission of banking the unbanked with a gift card marketplace.

Hal Finney battled ALS until his death on August 28, 2009. Six years later, we’re working with the Bitcoin community to continue that fight.
Our Hero Hal: Fundraising For A Bitcoin Visionary

Hal Finney battled ALS until his death on August 28, 2014. Six years later, we’re working with the Bitcoin community to continue that fight.

FinCEN Files Remind Us That Bitcoin Is Still Not For Money Laundering

The revelation that the world’s foremost financial institutions have been willfully laundering criminal money reminds us that Bitcoin has an unearned reputation.

With some of its highest hash rates ever, the Bitcoin mining industry has weathered a harsh 2020 and increasingly moved away from China.
The Sun Never Sets On Bitcoin Mining: Decentralization Continues As China Flounders

With some of its highest hash rates ever, the Bitcoin mining industry has weathered a harsh 2020 and increasingly moved away from China.

Unchained Capital Unveils New Ways For Businesses To Custody BTC

Unchained Capital, an Austin-based financial services firm, has announced its new enterprise-grade self-custody offering, aptly named “Business Accounts for Bitcoin.”

With Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs) now active on Bitcoin’s mainnet, the potential for smart contract functionality is massive.
DLCs Are On Bitcoin, Bringing New Functionality And Major Potential

With Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs) now active on Bitcoin’s mainnet, the potential for smart contract functionality is massive.

Community-Funded Bitcoin Awareness Campaign Unveiled in Hong Kong

Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong is using donations for advertisements that feature informative statements highlighting “the risks and merits of Bitcoin”.

Square, the payments company with a penchant for Bitcoin and open-source development, has launched a membership organization to curb stifling patents.
Square Launches Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance To Protect Innovation

Square, the payments company with a penchant for Bitcoin and open-source development, has launched a membership organization to curb stifling patents.

Bitcoin Reddit Roundup – August 2020

Every month, Bitcoin Magazine puts together a short recap of this months events as told through the best links from Bitcoin Reddit.

Check out our August 2020 roundup!

The Top 5 Products That Every Bitcoiner Needs
The Top 5 Products That Every Bitcoiner Needs

Being a Bitcoiner is as simple as owning any amount of BTC. But as you go further down the rabbit hole, you’ll be eager to get your hands on everything that can help you Bitcoin better.

With TVL At All-Time Highs, The Lightning Network’s Time Has Come
With TVL At New Record, The Lightning Network’s Time Has Come

This week, the Lightning Network set a new record that demonstrates its growing popularity and utility.

Invictus Capital Introduces Bitcoin Alpha Fund With Downside Protection For Investors

Promoted: Leading blockchain asset management platform Invictus Capital has announced its latest fund to offer exposure to BTC.