Kyle Torpey is a freelance writer and researcher who has been following Bitcoin since 2011. His work has been featured in VICE Motherboard, Business Insider, NASDAQ, New York Post,The Next Web, American Banker, and other media outlets. You can view all his work at kyletorpey.com or sign up for his personal newsletter.
Technologies like Bitcoin and end-to-end encryption are changing how political leanings are defined.
Breez has announced its mobile Lightning wallet is available in open beta, emphasizing ease of use.
Over the years, Bitcoin has gained a reputation for having a “toxic” community of users around it. But there is a logical reason that some Bitcoin users get extremely angry at certain members of the greater crypto asset community.
In a SXSW panel discussion, IBM’s Christopher Ferris asked bitcoiner Jimmy Song if he was arguing for anarchy over a regulated financial system . In this op ed, Kyle Torpey posits, “Yes! That’s the whole point!”
FastBitcoins.com has announced the launch of its cash-based bitcoin exchange, which includes Lightning Network integration.
“Calling it ‘rat poison,’ to me, suggests that they haven’t taken the time to really understand what’s going on here,” said Wilson onstage at Consensus 2018 in NYC.
Bitfury was one of the first companies built around the process of bitcoin mining, but the startup also now works on private blockchain software. Some would assume this might have a negative impact on the bitcoin-focused aspects of their business. But, while it’s true that the development of private, permissioned ledger systems means there could […]
Abra is a bitcoin-powered investment and payments app that first came to light at Launch Festival 2015 where it won the top prize at the event. The app uses bitcoin and litecoin smart contracts to represent the value of practically any fiat currency along with 20 crypto assets in the user’s wallet, where the user […]
What’s the solution to cryptocurrency usability issues caused by capital gains taxes? One might be through a change in tax laws.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Committee’s (CFTC) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) held a public meeting at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. During the meeting, members of the Bitcoin and cryptoasset industry shared information regarding this emerging market and offered guidance on how the CFTC may approach regulating the space in 2018. Multiple participants in […]