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In a space growing as quickly as the digital economy, it’s imperative to keep up with the latest technologies and the people enabling them. These stories are the heartbeat of the growing digital currency community.

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Op Ed: Want to Learn About Bitcoin? Try Contributing a Transcript

Contributing to or reading the archive of transcripts maintained by Bryan Bishop (kanzure) can be highly valuable and educational.

Fold, a sats-back app that leverages the Lightning Network, is now available for anyone to use, with new merchants added just in time for Black Friday.
Fold App Emerges From Beta, Adds Delta, Domino’s and Others for Sats-Back Rewards

Fold, a sats-back app that leverages the Lightning Network, is now available for anyone to use, with new merchants added just in time for Black Friday.

Satoshi Roundtable organizer and long-time Bitcoin advocate Bruce Fenton discusses his early days in Bitcoin, scaling debates and outlook on privacy.
Video: Bruce Fenton on the Bitcoin Foundation, Satoshi Roundtable and Scaling

Satoshi Roundtable organizer and long-time Bitcoin advocate Bruce Fenton discusses his early days in Bitcoin, scaling debates and outlook on privacy.

In this video interview, BitGive founder Connie Gallippi discusses the bitcoin-based charities longevity and appeal to HODLers.
Video: Connie Gallippi on BitGive and Bitcoin Charity

In this video interview, BitGive founder Connie Gallippi discusses the bitcoin-based charities longevity and appeal to HODLers.

Messaging apps are coming to Lightning, promising cheap, censorship-resistant and confidential transactions. But will people default to this “killer app” over traditional encrypted messaging platforms?
On Lightning, Messaging Apps Emerge as Growing Use Case

Exploring the pros and cons of communication via the Lightning Network.

A proof-of-concept developed at a hackathon in Portugal could replace fiat change with Lightning-delivered sats.
LightningCashback Wants to Replace Fiat Change With Sats

A proof-of-concept developed at a hackathon in Portugal could replace fiat change with Lightning-delivered sats.

Evercoin has announced its detachable, mobile-focused hardware wallet. But how does it compare to the rest of the market?
Evercoin 2 Joins the Mobile Hardware Wallet Market

Evercoin has announced its detachable, mobile-focused hardware wallet. But how does it compare to the rest of the market?

Bitcoin News Week in Review
Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review – November 9th, 2019

11/9/2019: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular news stories affecting Bitcoin this week.

Bitcoin News Week in Review
Bitcoin Magazine Week in Review – November 2nd, 2019

11/2/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular news stories affecting Bitcoin this week.

Let's talk bitcoin - Introducing the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast
Podcast: Pei CEO Tom Bachar on Changing Cash-Back Rewards With Bitcoin

In this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, Dave Hollerith interviews Tom Bachar, CEO of Pei, to find out how it rewards users with bitcoin.

In this video interview, Team Satoshi creator and leader Vitus Zeller talks about promoting Bitcoin and cypherpunk ideals through athletic events.
Video: Vitus Zeller on Team Satoshi and Bitcoin Advocacy Through Sports

In this video interview, Team Satoshi creator and leader Vitus Zeller talks about promoting Bitcoin and cypherpunk ideals through athletic events.

Coinkite has published official schematics and guides for users to build their own Coldcard hardware wallet but will it hurt the bottom line?
Coinkite Publishes Everything You Need to Build Your Own Coldcard Wallet

Coinkite has published official schematics and guides for users to build their own Coldcard hardware wallet but will it hurt the bottom line?

Following new forex restrictions that limit the amount of USD that Argentines can buy, bitcoin is poised to become a go-to haven in Argentina.
Why Bitcoin Is the Perfect Haven for Argentines in This Economic Crunch

Following new forex restrictions that limit the amount of USD that Argentines can buy, bitcoin is poised to become a go-to haven in Argentina.

In this video interview, bitcoin trader and advocate Tone Vays discusses his activity in the space, technical analysis and U.S. regulations.
Video: Tone Vays on Technical Analysis and Bitcoin Regulation

In this video interview, bitcoin trader and advocate Tone Vays discusses his activity in the space, technical analysis and U.S. regulations.

We spoke to Luno and BitPesa about why African countries like Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana now lead the world in Google searches for Bitcoin.
Why African Countries Lead in Bitcoin Searches and What It Means for Adoption

We spoke to Luno and BitPesa about why African countries like Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana now lead the world in Google searches for Bitcoin.

Living on Bitcoin
Living on Bitcoin in Europe: Wrapping It Up in the “Parallel State”

As the Living on Bitcoin experiment reaches Prague, a visit to Paralelní Polis inspires cypherpunk fantasies.

Living on Bitcoin in Europe: Lightning Strikes in Berlin

If Arnhem is the Bitcoin city, then Berlin’s Room 77 is the Bitcoin bar. Plus, beer with hodlonaut and visits to the Lightning Conference and c-base.

An open-source journal and conference, Cryptoeconomic Systems, is forthcoming from collaborators including MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative.
Cryptoeconomic Systems Launched as Open-Source Journal and Conference

An open-source journal and conference, Cryptoeconomic Systems, is forthcoming from collaborators including MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative.

Living on Bitcoin in Europe: High on the Hog in Arnhem

Bitcoin’s popularity in Arnhem is most apparent in the variety of things you can buy: from Palestinian sweets to (yes, really) an escape game.

Day one of a Bitcoin Magazine journalist’s experiment to live on bitcoin in Europe spans three cities and 40 hours of travel —and that’s only the beginning.
Living on Bitcoin in Europe: From Amsterdam to Prague, No Cash Required

Far from home with a fistful of sats.

After launching a beta in July 2019, Opera is launching full-blown support for bitcoin on its Android browser.
Opera Launches Support for Bitcoin Payments on Its Android Browser

After launching a beta in July 2019, Opera is launching full-blown support for bitcoin on its Android browser.

HTC Exodus 1s Gets Shipped With Bitcoin Full Node Feature
HTC Exodus 1s Gets Shipped With Bitcoin Full Node Feature

HTC is launching the Exodus 1s: a $244 smartphone that runs a full Bitcoin node and has an integrated hardware wallet.

Lightnite: Like Fortnite — But With Bitcoin, Powered by Lightning
Lightnite: Like Fortnite — But With Bitcoin, Powered by Lightning

Lightnite targets Fortnite video gamers by integrating the Bitcoin Lightning Network for micropayments.

With Turkey showing increasing interest in bitcoin, cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is adding support for the lira.
Huobi Expands Services With Turkish Lira

With Turkey showing increasing interest in bitcoin, cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is adding support for the lira.