• The Sun Never Sets On Bitcoin Mining: Decentralization Continues As China Flounders
    Bitcoin Magazine - 12 hours ago
    With some of its highest hash rates ever, the Bitcoin mining industry has weathered a harsh 2020 and increasingly moved away from China. The post The Sun Never Sets On Bitcoin Mining: Decentralization Continues As China Flounders appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Unchained Capital Unveils New Ways For Businesses To Custody BTC
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 day ago
    Unchained Capital, an Austin-based financial services firm, has announced its new enterprise-grade self-custody offering, aptly named “Business Accounts for Bitcoin.” The post Unchained Capital Unveils New Ways For Businesses To Custody BTC appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • DLCs Are On Bitcoin, Bringing New Functionality And Major Potential
    Bitcoin Magazine - 6 days ago
    With Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs) now active on Bitcoin’s mainnet, the potential for smart contract functionality is massive. The post DLCs Are On Bitcoin, Bringing New Functionality And Major Potential appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Community-Funded Bitcoin Awareness Campaign Unveiled in Hong Kong
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 week ago
    Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong is using donations for advertisements that feature informative statements highlighting “the risks and merits of Bitcoin”. The post Community-Funded Bitcoin Awareness Campaign Unveiled in Hong Kong appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Square Launches Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance To Protect Innovation
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 week ago
    Square, the payments company with a penchant for Bitcoin and open-source development, has launched a membership organization to curb stifling patents. The post Square Launches Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance To Protect Innovation appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Bitcoin Reddit Roundup – August 2020
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 week ago
    Every month, Bitcoin Magazine puts together a short recap of this months events as told through the best links from Bitcoin Reddit. Check out our August 2020 roundup! The post Bitcoin Reddit Roundup – August 2020 appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • The Top 5 Products That Every Bitcoiner Needs
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 weeks ago
    Being a Bitcoiner is as simple as owning any amount of BTC. But as you go further down the rabbit hole, you’ll be eager to get your hands on everything that can help you Bitcoin better. The post The Top 5 Products That Every Bitcoiner Needs appeared first on Bitcoin…
  • With TVL At New Record, The Lightning Network’s Time Has Come
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 weeks ago
    This week, the Lightning Network set a new record that demonstrates its growing popularity and utility. The post With TVL At New Record, The Lightning Network’s Time Has Come appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Invictus Capital Introduces Bitcoin Alpha Fund With Downside Protection For Investors
    Bitcoin Magazine - 3 weeks ago
    Promoted: Leading blockchain asset management platform Invictus Capital has announced its latest fund to offer exposure to BTC. The post Invictus Capital Introduces Bitcoin Alpha Fund With Downside Protection For Investors appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Our Hero Hal: Fundraising For A Bitcoin Visionary
    Bitcoin Magazine - 3 weeks ago
    Hal Finney battled ALS until his death on August 28, 2014. Six years later, we’re working with the Bitcoin community to continue that fight. The post Our Hero Hal: Fundraising For A Bitcoin Visionary appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • The Genesis Files: How Hal Finney’s Quest For Digital Cash Led To RPOW (And More)
    Bitcoin Magazine - 3 weeks ago
    Pioneering cryptographer Hal Finney saw the need for an untraceable form of digital cash, and his work ultimately fostered the creation of Bitcoin. The post The Genesis Files: How Hal Finney’s Quest For Digital Cash Led To RPOW (And More) appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • A Monetary Layer For The Internet
    Bitcoin Magazine - 3 weeks ago
    Bitcoin is growing into the internet’s native monetary layer, functioning as a suite of public network protocols with undeniably scarce units of value. The post A Monetary Layer For The Internet appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Do The IRS Crypto Tax Letters Violate Taxpayer Rights?
    Bitcoin Magazine - 3 weeks ago
    The IRS is sending letters to bitcoin investors again, warning them about potential misreporting and, according to its own watchdog, violating their rights. The post Do The IRS Crypto Tax Letters Violate Taxpayer Rights? appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Mathew D’Souza, Bitcoin Pioneer, Dies At 29
    Bitcoin Magazine - 3 weeks ago
    The founder and CEO of Blockware Solutions battled leukemia for seven years. He’ll be remembered for his knowledge, leadership and generosity. The post Mathew D’Souza, Bitcoin Pioneer, Dies At 29 appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • On September 19, Bear Arms N’ Bitcoin Will Host Full Stack Freedom
    Bitcoin Magazine - 4 weeks ago
    The Bear Arms N’ Bitcoin event in Austin on September 19 and 20 is an in-person chance to celebrate the latest tools in freedom and privacy. The post On September 19, Bear Arms N’ Bitcoin Will Host Full Stack Freedom appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Video: How To Use Lily Wallet
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Lily Wallet promises to make it easier than ever to apply multisig management to your bitcoin wallet. In this video, Bitcoin Magazine’s Christian Keroles explains how. The post Video: How To Use Lily Wallet appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Strike Announces Cash Back, Letting Merchants Pass On Lighting Network’s No-Fee Benefits
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Lightning transaction app Strike has announced cash back rewards for users, granting them returns on purchases thanks to Lightning Network efficiency. The post Strike Announces Cash Back, Letting Merchants Pass On Lighting Network’s No-Fee Benefits appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Meet The Restaurant Owner Who Moved His Business Reserves To Bitcoin
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Like small- and medium-sized business owners around the world, Ali Hamam was hit hard by coronavirus. But then he turned to Plan B. The post Meet The Restaurant Owner Who Moved His Business Reserves To Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • River Financial Joins Hawaii’s Digital Currency Innovation Lab
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Bitcoin-based financial institution River Financial announced that it will participate in Hawaii’s regulatory sandbox program. The post River Financial Joins Hawaii’s Digital Currency Innovation Lab appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • #BitcoinForBeirut Seeks Sound Money To Help City’s Explosion Victims
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    International Medical Corps has partnered with Blockhair and The Giving Block to launch #BitcoinForBeirut and raise money from Bitcoiners. The post #BitcoinForBeirut Seeks Sound Money To Help City’s Explosion Victims appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Questions Remain Around The OCC Decision To Allow Banks To Custody Crypto
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    The recent ruling that U.S. banks can custody bitcoin means that the rules have changed — we just don’t yet know exactly how. The post Questions Remain Around The OCC Decision To Allow Banks To Custody Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • MicroStrategy Buys Massive 0.1 Percent Of Total Bitcoin Supply
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Business intelligence firm MicroStrategy has invested $250 million into bitcoin, accumulating about 0.1 percent of the total supply. The post MicroStrategy Buys Massive 0.1 Percent Of Total Bitcoin Supply appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • With Value Approach, Off The Chain Capital Is Changing The Bitcoin Investment Narrative
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    As one of the best-performing funds in the space, Off The Chain Capital sets a value investing narrative for bitcoin. The post With Value Approach, Off The Chain Capital Is Changing The Bitcoin Investment Narrative appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Building on Taproot: Payment Pools Could Be Bitcoin’s Next Layer Two Protocol
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Payment pools, a potential Layer Two solution made possible through Taproot, could let groups of bitcoin users share UTXOs and enjoy more privacy. The post Building on Taproot: Payment Pools Could Be Bitcoin’s Next Layer Two Protocol appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Casa Launches In-Wallet Purchasing
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Bitcoin custody provider Casa will now allow users to purchase bitcoin directly to their wallets, without having to go through an exchange. The post Casa Launches In-Wallet Purchasing appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Grandmas On Lightning
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Is Bitcoin truly inevitable? Or too confusing to ever gain mass adoption? One day, the Lightning Network might provide an answer. The post Grandmas On Lightning appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Celebrating The History And Spirit Of Bitcoin Independence Day
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Bitcoin Magazine’s celebration of Bitcoin Independence day showcased the holiday’s emphasis on history, freedom and debate. The post Celebrating The History And Spirit Of Bitcoin Independence Day appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • OKCoin Awards Latest Developer Grant To Marco Falke
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin’s latest open-source developer grant is going to one of the network’s most prolific contributors, testing and quality maintainer Marco Falke. The post OKCoin Awards Latest Developer Grant To Marco Falke appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Bitcoin Black Friday 2020 Will Host Major Discounts For BTC Payments
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Bitcoin Black Friday is returning in full force for 2020, emphasizing Bitcoin’s power as a payments tool with major discounts on retail items. The post Bitcoin Black Friday 2020 Will Host Major Discounts For BTC Payments appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • BitBlockBoom Is Bringing Bitcoiners Back Together
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    The BitBlockBoom conference will be held in Dallas, Texas on August 29, 2020. We asked organizer Gary Leland about how he’s preparing to ensure a safe event. The post BitBlockBoom Is Bringing Bitcoiners Back Together appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • The Human Rights Foundation Awards Grants to Three More Bitcoin Projects
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    The Human Rights Foundation is donating 1 BTC each to three developers focused on increasing Bitcoin’s usability. The post The Human Rights Foundation Awards Grants to Three More Bitcoin Projects appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • MyCryptoMixer.com: How to mix your coins using the Best Bitcoin Mixer (Tumbler) in 2020
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Promoted: By properly masking your transactions with a bitcoin mixer, you can remove the traceability of your pseudonymous transactions. The post MyCryptoMixer.com: How to mix your coins using the Best Bitcoin Mixer (Tumbler) in 2020 appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Bitcoin Reddit Roundup – July 2020
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Every month, Bitcoin Magazine puts together a short recap of this months events as told through the best links from Bitcoin Reddit. Check out our July 2020 roundup! The post Bitcoin Reddit Roundup – July 2020 appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Goldman Sachs Warns Investors About Failing USD, But Points Them To The Wrong Safe Haven
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Goldman Sachs told investors to hedge against the USD with gold, but bitcoin is a better safe haven asset. The post Goldman Sachs Warns Investors About Failing USD, But Points Them To The Wrong Safe Haven appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Coinfloor Is Riding A Bullish Bitcoin Wave With Baby Boomers
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    The legacy U.K. bitcoin exchange Coinfloor is working to onboard Baby Boomers to BTC, an increasingly attractive investing choice for the generation. The post Coinfloor Is Riding A Bullish Bitcoin Wave With Baby Boomers appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Foundation Devices Enters The Sovereign Hardware Game With Passport Bitcoin Wallet
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Foundation Devices has hopes of providing sovereignty and privacy protection through a hardware technology stack, beginning with its new bitcoin wallet. The post Foundation Devices Enters The Sovereign Hardware Game With Passport Bitcoin Wallet appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • With Bitcoin ATMs, CoinFlip Is Banking The Unbanked
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Promoted: CoinFlip maintains some of the lowest barriers to buying bitcoin for those who could use it most. The post With Bitcoin ATMs, CoinFlip Is Banking The Unbanked appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Was The CryptoForHealth Twitter Hack Good For Bitcoin?
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Though the CryptoForHealth Twitter hack spread the word about Bitcoin, it didn’t cast BTC in a flattering light. The post Was The CryptoForHealth Twitter Hack Good For Bitcoin? appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • BTCS Crypto Portfolio Expands Over 280% in Q2 2020 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
    Bitcoin Magazine - 1 month ago
    Promoted: While many institutions struggled to recover from the market downturn in March, publicly-traded, blockchain-focused firm BTCS Inc. increased its portfolio. The post BTCS Crypto Portfolio Expands Over 280% in Q2 2020 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Treasury Bureau Declares National Banks Can Custody Crypto
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has clarified that national banks can hold cryptocurrency keys, potentially ushering in a wave of new services from these financial institutions. The post Treasury Bureau Declares National Banks Can Custody Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • BIP 8, BIP 9 or Modern Soft Fork Activation: How Bitcoin Could Upgrade Next
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    As Taproot, the latest consensus protocol change, approaches activation, Bitcoin developers are asking how exactly the network should be upgraded. The post BIP 8, BIP 9 or Modern Soft Fork Activation: How Bitcoin Could Upgrade Next appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Zap Announces $3.5 Million Seed Round
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    After rolling out its Strike app to public beta and partnering with Visa on a debit card, Lightning wallet provider Zap has announced a $3.5 million seed round. The post Zap Announces $3.5 Million Seed Round appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • As Analytics And Privacy Efforts Clash, Which Path Will Bitcoin Take?
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    Two pieces of Bitcoin news this week seemed to point toward conflicting trends in the space: blockchain analysis vs. new privacy methods. The post As Analytics And Privacy Efforts Clash, Which Path Will Bitcoin Take? appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Video: How to Create a Multisig Wallet With Caravan By Unchained Capital
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    Check out our video walkthrough on Unchained Capital’s Caravan tool, enabling multisig bitcoin wallet security and better protecting your HODLings. The post Video: How to Create a Multisig Wallet With Caravan By Unchained Capital appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Introducing Hashrate Index, An Online Tool For Bitcoin Mining Transparency
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    The team at Luxor has introduced Hashrate Index, a website featuring data that adds some transparency to the bitcoin mining industry. The post Introducing Hashrate Index, An Online Tool For Bitcoin Mining Transparency appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Op-Ed: An Open Letter to Yanis Varoufakis About Bitcoin
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    As a fan of former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis’ work, I wanted to bring him up to speed on some of the changes that have happened in Bitcoin. The post Op-Ed: An Open Letter to Yanis Varoufakis About Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • How the Human Rights Foundation and Casa Hope to Improve Bitcoin Sovereignty Around the World
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    Casa announced that it will be working with the Human Rights Foundation to support the use of Bitcoin by freedom activists around the world. The post How the Human Rights Foundation and Casa Hope to Improve Bitcoin Sovereignty Around the World appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Bitcoin: More Than an Inflation Hedge
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    Bitcoin held in self-custody runs on an entirely separate financial system than the traditional one, making it a systemic hedge. The post Bitcoin: More Than an Inflation Hedge appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Video: How To Install MyNode on Your Old Casa Node
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    Casa is no longer supporting its hardware with ongoing updates. Watch this video from Nik Hoffman in getting MyNode running on a Casa node. The post Video: How To Install MyNode on Your Old Casa Node appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
  • Zap’s Strike Moves to Public Beta
    Bitcoin Magazine - 2 months ago
    Strike is an application that allows you to transact with Lightning payments with just a debit card or bank account. But, here’s the secret sauce: instead of having to buy bitcoin to load up your Lightning channels, users on Strike never touch BTC. The post Zap’s Strike Moves to Public…