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Privacy & security

2019 Saw Most Exchange Attacks Ever, With Hackers Becoming More Savvy

According to Chainalysis, 2019 saw a rise in cryptocurrency exchange attacks, with hackers getting better at dodging security and obscuring loot.

Jan 22, 2020
Review

Video: Reviewing the Billfodl Multishard

The Billfodl Multishard is a two-of-three stainless steel recovery seed storage device that allows you to split your seed into three shards.

Jan 17, 2020
Review

Review: HTC Exodus 1s, the Full Bitcoin Node Smartphone

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.

Jan 17, 2020
Investing

The Kindest Cut: Why the 2020 Bitcoin Halvening Is the Most Important Yet

The Bitcoin halvening of 2020 may give bitcoin economically incontestable reasons to become a legitimately competitive store of value.

Jan 16, 2020
Technical

Remembering Tamás Blummer, Pioneering Bitcoin Developer

Tamás Blummer, a Bitcoin developer since 2012 and founder of groundbreaking Bitcoin projects, reportedly passed away after a long fight with cancer.

Jan 15, 2020
Adoption & Community

Bitcoin Researcher Drums Up Academic Interest in Erlay Protocol

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.

Jan 15, 2020
Privacy & security

Do CoinJoins Really Require Equal Transaction Amounts for Privacy? Part One: CashFusion

A new mixing protocol called CashFusion challenges the assumption that CoinJoins require equal amounts for the mix to be effective.

Jan 13, 2020
Adoption & Community

Wasabi Wallet Launches #BitcoinIsSafe Campaign to Counter Erroneous Antivirus Detections

Through the #BitcoinIsSafe, #WasabiIsSafe campaign, the Wasabi Wallet team wants to keep Bitcoin Core from being flagged by antivirus software.

Jan 13, 2020
Adoption & Community

Want to Learn About Bitcoin? Try Conference-Driven Development

Challenging yourself to present at conferences and meetups can be a great way to learn more about Bitcoin and its technical aspects.

Jan 10, 2020
Privacy & security

Why Proof of Reserves Is Important to Bitcoin

As the allure of holding fractional reserves increases, proof of reserves can help clients of custodial platforms verify if their funds are there or not.

Jan 9, 2020
Mining

Bitcoin Hash Rate Hits All-Time High Behind Price Rise, Private Pools in China

Bitcoin’s hash rate hit an all-time high of 117 EH/s in early 2020. But the reasons why are more nuanced than “the halving.”

Jan 9, 2020

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Adoption & Community

Bitcoin and the Primacy of the Digital World

As our perception of the world evolves from the analog to the digital, bitcoin represents digital value without all the problems inherent to a digital world.

Jan 8, 2020
Adoption & Community

Podcast: Bitcoin Clarity With Kiara Bickers

In this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, Dave Hollerith talks with Kiara Bickers, author of Bitcoin Clarity: A Guide to Understanding Bitcoin.

Jan 8, 2020
Regulation

Making Regulatory Progress With Bitcoin ETFs and Pricing

In light of the SEC’s ETF rejection history, we consider the current state of bitcoin pricing and what can be done to advance the bitcoin ETF conversation.

Jan 8, 2020
Investing

Bitcoin Was Uncorrelated With Major Assets, Experienced Low Volatility in 2019

According to a report from cryptocurrency trading platform SFOX, bitcoin emerged from 2019 with low volatility and as an uncorrelated macro asset.

Jan 7, 2020
Technical

2020 and Beyond: Bitcoin’s Potential Protocol Upgrades

The end of Bitcoin’s longest stretch without consensus forks?

Jan 6, 2020
Adoption & Community

Happy Birthday Bitcoin! Here’s a Look at Bitcoin’s 11th Year by the Numbers

Eleven years ago, Bitcoin was etched into history with the mining of the Genesis Block. Here’s a data-driven look at how it has grown since last year.

Jan 3, 2020
Adoption & Community

How Bitcoin Adoption Will Help India Achieve Its $5 Trillion Economy

In the 1990s, India’s economic liberalization helped to boost its economy. In the 2020s, bitcoin adoption should be its next radical monetary innovation.

Jan 3, 2020