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.
Bitcoin100, BitGive, Helperbit and The Giving Block have all proven the power of Bitcoin giving. But the Pineapple Fund’s impact is unparalleled.
Sponsored: Bitrefill has a mission to revolutionize the way bitcoin functions as a true everyday currency worldwide.
Pseudonymous Lightning developer ZmnSCPxj has proposed self-payments as a way of adding more privacy to Lightning Network transactions.
Lightning Labs announced a $10 million Series A funding round and released its Lightning Loop service in beta.
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In spite of our best efforts to keep our bitcoin safe, most failures can be chalked up to bad security habits and/or insecure configuration of accounts.
The Blockstream Satellite network lets Bitcoiners send messages and transactions into and back from space, bypassing censorship and technical limits.
Zap’s Olympus would have let users buy bitcoin with fiat on the Lightning Network. A new feature called Strike changes how this will be done.
U.K. tax returns are due on January 31 and HMRC is scrutinizing bitcoin and cryptocurrency transactions. Are your crypto tax returns up-to-date?
Knapsack mixing offers efficiency and privacy improvements over equal-amount bitcoin mixing.
Bitcoiners will have a harder time protecting their privacy
Payswap, from pseudonymous developer “ZmnSCPxj,” offers a simple-yet-effective trick to confuse blockchain analysis and obscure bitcoin transactions.
According to Chainalysis, 2019 saw a rise in cryptocurrency exchange attacks, with hackers getting better at dodging security and obscuring loot.
In September 2019, the interest rate for the overnight money market surged to 10%.
The Billfodl Multishard is a two-of-three stainless steel recovery seed storage device that allows you to split your seed into three shards.
The HTC Exodus 1s is a pioneering device offering great value, but limits in its Bitcoin focus and full node capabilities leave room for improvement.
The Bitcoin halvening of 2020 may give bitcoin economically incontestable reasons to become a legitimately competitive store of value.
Tamás Blummer, a Bitcoin developer since 2012 and founder of groundbreaking Bitcoin projects, reportedly passed away after a long fight with cancer.
Naumenko’s presentation on Erlay at ACM was a rare example of Bitcoin research being discussed at a conference not specifically related to blockchain tech.
A new mixing protocol called CashFusion challenges the assumption that CoinJoins require equal amounts for the mix to be effective.
Through the #BitcoinIsSafe, #WasabiIsSafe campaign, the Wasabi Wallet team wants to keep Bitcoin Core from being flagged by antivirus software.
Inside a circular economy built on bitcoin