How Corporate Bitcoin Treasuries Help Us All – Bitcoin Magazine

The last three months in Bitcoin have been marked by large corporate entities transitioning significant portions of their treasury holdings into bitcoin. In August, software intelligence company MicroStrategy announced that it purchased 0.1 percent of the total BTC supply (its CEO Michael Saylor has since gone full maxi, and become a bit of a celebrity […]

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The Rush To Own India’s Bitcoin Market Is Back On – Bitcoin Magazine

While the volume and scale may not be huge by current industry standards, venture capital inflows into Indian Bitcoin companies have been hard not to notice this year. Long considered an obviously ripe market for Bitcoin adoption, the regulatory and banking establishments in India have, at times, hamstrung growth of a local commercial Bitcoin ecosystem, […]

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Taproot Merged Into Bitcoin Core – Bitcoin Magazine

Taproot, the highly-anticipated protocol upgrade designed to add smart contract flexibility and more transactional privacy to Bitcoin, has officially merged into Bitcoin Core. The implementation now merged into Bitcoin’s code includes the Schnorr and Taproot consensus rules proposed in BIPs 340, 341 and 342, authored by Core contributors Pieter Wuille, Jonas Nick, Anthony Towns and […]

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NCLA Fights IRS Crypto Investment Data Collection – Bitcoin Magazine

If you’re a bitcoin trader or investor, you’ve probably traded on multiple cryptocurrency exchanges and, for the most part, trusted that those exchanges are keeping your data secure from unlawful data collection just like a bank or credit card provider would. Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be the case.  On July 15, 2020 (Tax Day […]

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BitMEX Research On How Not To Use Brain Wallets – Bitcoin Magazine

This article originally appeared in our Down The Rabbit Hole newsletter. If you want our news and analysis straight to your inbox, make sure you subscribe now! BitMEX has been dominating the cryptocurrency news cycle lately, for reasons that it would rather avoid. On October 1, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charged the exchange […]

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Will Bitcoin Mining Pools Foster Decentralization? – Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin’s underlying computer network is the largest, most sophisticated computerized system in the world with working units in almost every part of the globe, from China to Kazakhstan to Venezuela to the U.S.  And with recent all-time highs in hash rate and difficulty level, the Bitcoin mining industry is more competitive than ever. Meanwhile, there […]

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The Case For Bitcoin Dollar Cost Averaging – Bitcoin Magazine

Many of you reading this might be able to relate to an all too common scenario. You discovered Bitcoin some time ago, started to inform yourself, fell down the rabbit hole, raised your level of curiosity and, with it, your knowledge about how Bitcoin is going to radically change the world — only to continually […]

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Crypto For Congress Gifts Bitcoin To Policymakers – Bitcoin Magazine

This week, the Chamber of Digital Commerce PAC sent all 535 members of the United States Congress about 0.0047 BTC ($50 worth at the time), in an effort to educate the country’s legislators around cryptocurrency and blockchain technology that it calls Crypto For Congress. Leveraging Federal Election Commission rules that allow for cryptocurrency-based campaign contributions […]

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Announcing Carrot, A Platform For Earning Sats – Bitcoin Magazine

Of its many potential applications, bitcoin as a medium for rewarding microtasks is one of its most exciting. This implementation takes advantage of the technology’s natively digital qualities, its relative freedom from borders and its high divisibility. Now, with its public beta phase announced today, the sats-earning platform Carrot wants to realize this potential on […]

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Fed Watch — Economic Crisis Analysis With Lyn Alden – Bitcoin Magazine

On the latest episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s Fed Watch podcast series, the hosts are joined by one of the great macro pundits of the last few years, Lyn Alden. Alden has a fantastic grasp on the history of macro economics. In this interview, the groups focused on placing our current time into historical context, comparing […]

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