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Bitcoin Trading in Hong Kong Spikes, Reaches Highest Levels Recorded

A political unrest persists, bitcoin trading volume for LocalBitcoins users in Hong Kong has spiked — the latest marker of a global trend.

Hut 8, North America’s largest bitcoin mining firm, will soon trade publicly on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Canadian Mining Firm Is First Bitcoin Company to Hit Toronto Stock Exchange

Hut 8, North America’s largest bitcoin mining firm, will soon trade publicly on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Bitcoin Price Down
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Macro Resistance Turned Support — Will it Hold?

The bitcoin price is currently bound within a zone of indecision and we will have to assess the market as it tests either the upper or lower boundary.

To deliver bitcoin purchases with credit cards and BTC-to-fiat conversions without requiring KYC user data, Edge has partnered with Bity.
Edge Wallet Partners With Bity to Offer Non-KYC Fiat Exchanges

To deliver bitcoin purchases with credit cards and BTC-to-fiat conversions without requiring KYC user data, Edge has partnered with Bity.

Data compiled by usefultulips.org shows that Venezuelans have purchases $250 million worth of BTC and that bitcoin is working as Satoshi intended.
Venezuela Has Traded $250M BTC in 2019 (And Other Bitcoin Utility Data)

Data compiled by usefultulips.org shows that Venezuelans have purchases $250 million worth of BTC and that bitcoin is working as Satoshi intended.

A recent ruling by a court in South Korea could see cryptocurrency exchanges held responsible for compensating hack victims.
South Korean Court Sets Compensation Precedent for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

A recent ruling by a court in South Korea could see cryptocurrency exchanges held responsible for compensating hack victims.

If the bitcoin price drops further, mining may become largely unprofitable. But the Bitcoin hash rate continues to trend upward.
F2Pool Predicts Bitcoin Mining “Shutdown Price” But Hash Rate Steady

If the bitcoin price drops further, mining may become largely unprofitable. But the Bitcoin hash rate continues to trend upward.

As the Bitcoin hash rate approaches 100 EH/s, it’s important to look at the relationship between the hash rate, price, halving and security.
Bitcoin Hash Rate Heading to 100 EH/s: How Price, Halving and Security Are Involved

As the Bitcoin hash rate approaches 100 EH/s, it’s important to look at the relationship between the hash rate, price, halving and security.

Central bankers are increasingly embracing the idea of negative interest rates. But what will this mean for bitcoin?
Op Ed: Bitcoin and the Dawn of the Negative Interest Rate Era

What is the role of bitcoin as interest rates drop?

How did Block.one make it out relatively unscathed by the SEC, and what are the greater ramifications of these results?
Op Ed: Key Takeaways From Block.one’s $24M Settlement With the SEC

How did Block.one make it out relatively unscathed by the SEC, and what are the greater ramifications of its ICO settlement?

In this video interview, HodlHodl CEO Max Keidun talks about open sourcing the exchange and its API and how that aligns with a cypherpunk vision.
Video Interview: Max Keidun on Open Sourcing Hodl Hodl

In this video interview, HodlHodl CEO Max Keidun talks about open sourcing the exchange and its API and how that aligns with a cypherpunk vision.

A report from the Blockchain Transparency Institute indicates that wash trading by cryptocurrency exchanges has dropped significantly this year.
Report: Wash Trading Plunges by 35 as Crypto Exchanges Start to Play Fair

A report from the Blockchain Transparency Institute indicates that wash trading by cryptocurrency exchanges has dropped significantly this year.

Belarus and National Bitcoin Strategies
Op Ed: Belarus and the Case for National Bitcoin Strategies

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has suggested the country begin mining bitcoin with its nuclear power. What could this mean for the world?

Vaultoro, the Bitcoin-friendly gold exchange, has announced VGold — a gold-backed RGB token on the Lightning Network.
Vaultoro Announces VGold, a Lightning-Based Bullion Token

Vaultoro, the Bitcoin-friendly gold exchange, has announced VGold — a gold-backed RGB token on the Lightning Network.

Coinbase, Kraken and other major exchanges have formed the Crypto Ratings Council to determine which coins will fall under securities regulations.
The Crypto Ratings Council Is Here, But Does It Hold Any Weight?

Coinbase, Kraken and other major exchanges have formed the Crypto Ratings Council to determine which coins will fall under securities regulations.

Money20/20 Will Highlight the Financial Future

Sponsored: Money20/20 will feature a broad cross section of high-profile speakers specializing in payments, banking, fintech and financial services.

After its first week, the Bakkt bitcoin futures offering has let some people down. But what does its future potential look like?
Bakkt to the Wall? Evaluating Bakkt’s First Week and Its Future Potential

What should we expect after week one?

Bitcoin News Week in Review
Bitcoin Magazine Week in Review – September 29th, 2019

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review for week of September 29th, 2019

In an exclusive video interview, Bitrefill CEO Sergej Kotliar discusses gift cards, privacy, the circular economy and the Lightning Network.
Video Interview: Bitrefill CEO Sergej Kotliar on Gift Cards, Privacy and the Lightning Network

In an exclusive video interview, Bitrefill CEO Sergej Kotliar discusses gift cards, privacy, the circular economy and the Lightning Network.

RSK parent company IOV Labs has acquired social platform Taringa to solicit feedback on its offerings and incentivize content creators.
RSK Parent Company Acquires Taringa to Tokenize Social Media

RSK parent company IOV Labs has acquired social platform Taringa to solicit feedback on its offerings and incentivize content creators.

Let's talk bitcoin - Introducing the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast
Aleksandar Svetski On Why Bitcoin Is the Ultimate Contrarian’s Bet

The Bitcoin Magazine Podcast catches up with Aleksandar Svetski, CEO of the Bitcoin company Amber, to discuss why Bitcoin is the ultimate contrarian’s bet.

Bitmain’s new service, the World Digital Mining Map, will create a directory of cryptocurrency mining farms to help guide individual miners.
Bitmain to Play Matchmaker Between Mining Farms, Miners With New Service

Bitmain’s new service, the World Digital Mining Map, will create a directory of cryptocurrency mining farms to help guide individual miners.

Venezuela
Venezuelan Central Bank Considers Adding Bitcoin to Balance Sheets

Venezuela’s Central Bank is considering adding bitcoin to its balance sheets, giving state institutions the ability to settle payments in cryptocurrencies.

The Bitcoin Core PR review club meets weekly to onboard new contributors to Bitcoin Core by reviewing and testing pull requests.
Op Ed: Want to Learn About Bitcoin? Try the Bitcoin Core PR Review Club

The Bitcoin Core PR review club meets weekly to onboard new contributors to Bitcoin Core by reviewing and testing pull requests.