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Bitcoin is a digital currency created in 2009. It follows the ideas set out in a white paper by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity has yet to be verified. Bitcoin offers the promise of lower transaction fees than traditional online payment mechanisms and is operated by a decentralized authority, unlike government-issued currencies.

How Centralized Payment Systems Learned to Accept Decentralized Cryptocurrency

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How Fiat Money Fails: Deconstructing the Government’s Paper-Thin Promise

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Malaysia Regulator Approves International Crypto Exchange Luno

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People will quickly realize that libra, a digital U.S. dollar or any other centralized digital currency will not improve their finances or well-being, writes @Mashinsky, CEO of @CelsiusNetwork, in this op-ed.
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2 hours ago
Arnhem advertises over 100 bitcoin-accepting venues within its city, all in about the same two to three kilometer radius— @AsILayHodling on his #Bitcoin journey, meeting several people along the way: @PatrickvdMeijde @BitKassaNL @Bitcoinstad @Crypto_Guppy. https://t.co/KWSuSryvcS
3 hours ago
Bitfinex is seeking deposition and documentation tied to millions of dollars it claims have been mismanagement by payment processor Crypto Capital.
https://t.co/jE0w353aDb
1 day ago
Bitcoiners, the latest episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast is now live!

For this episode, writers @AaronVanW, @TheVladCostea and @asilayhodling converge on @LNConf’s Berlin #Lightning Conference and talk about a variety of topics.

Thread 👇
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1 day ago
On the latest Weekly Bits #podcast, editors @cryptowords and @PeterChawaga take a closer look at a proposed sandbox for #Bitcoin #development and the projects that are turning #bitcoin into a savings technology.

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1 day ago
What’s a hobby/interest that pertains to #Bitcoin more than people think?
1 day ago
“Thanks to the arrival of #bitcoin, Argentines may finally have a sound money alternative before them.”
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1 day ago
Bitcoin Magazine supplied reporter @AsILayHodling with a fistful of sats and set him loose in Europe.

Read the first installment of his “Living on #Bitcoin in Europe” series 👇⚡️
https://t.co/tprV1Dbp4Q
1 day ago
The @opera web browser is integrating a bitcoin wallet into its Android app.

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2 days ago
Chinese #bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer @BITMAINtech has opened a headquarters in Texas, marking the latest in a trend for the Lone Star State.
https://t.co/QernCt27x8
2 days ago
HTC is launching the Exodus 1s: a $244 smartphone that runs a full #Bitcoin node and has an integrated hardware wallet.
https://t.co/lJZ5gsnvB1
2 days ago
Thanks to the sprawling infrastructure being built around #Bitcoin, however, you can earn more than that on your bitcoin through various loan services.

Of course, this comes with a cost of custody; @AsILayHodling reports.
https://t.co/6bQZiNphYE
2 days ago
Lightnite targets Fortnite video gamers by integrating the #Bitcoin Lightning Network for micropayments, @TheVladCostea reports.
https://t.co/EIzmrWMgH0
5 days ago
The Chinese #bitcoin miner manufacturer Canaan is seeing huge demand for its AvalonMiner product lately and expects this to rise in 2020 just in time for the halving.
https://t.co/BPnNqvH6nQ
5 days ago
A Bitcoin signet, proposed by Karl-Johan Alm, could provide a more predictable and stable #Bitcoin testnet for development, writes @SanakTony.
https://t.co/an73jlKTC0
6 days ago
Pivoting to a focus on Bitcoin, Transylvania Crypto Conference 2019 offered a wide range of #Bitcoin explanation, exploration and debate.
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6 days ago
Despite the promises that bitcoin will be used for everyday purchases, many businesses that were initially bullish have stopped accepting cryptocurrencies. 🤷‍♂️ https://t.co/8GkIqJcG6X BitcoinMagazine photo
6 days ago
“Bitcoin maximalism” is ______ .
7 days ago
The average investor may not be sure of what cryptocurrency events are considered “taxable” and which are not. So here’s a list to help, written by @AmMuroch.
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1 week ago
Bitcoin Magazine interviewed @bit_kevin at the Chengdu Miner Summit to glean its perspective on @officialpoolin's incredible growth, what it takes to be successful in such a competitive field and what mining centralization in China means for #Bitcoin.
https://t.co/E3EwM61IQL
1 week ago
For now, the #bitcoin market is looking mid-term bearish and we will have to see how it handles a potential retest of the $7,700s, according to @BTC_Schmitcoin.
https://t.co/NwRPFoMCVh
1 week ago
Layer1 has secured new funding to develop a full-stack #bitcoin mining infrastructure and bring more of the global hash power to the U.S.
https://t.co/CmSNxfI7jL
1 week ago
Grayscale Investments ( @GrayscaleInvest) took in $255 million in Q3 2019, setting a new quarterly record, despite the fact that the #bitcoin price has dipped.
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1 week ago
Bitcoin Magazine's Weekly Bits podcast details our coverage of the most impactful stories coming through our newsroom.
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1 week ago
Even though Ohio has suspended its groundbreaking program, the idea of using #bitcoin for tax payments isn’t going anywhere.
https://t.co/BFQz20KW7h
1 week ago
A consortium including CoinShares and Blockchain has launched a gold-backed token on a #Bitcoin sidechain.
https://t.co/KkpSlHBGaS
1 week ago
Poolin, just over a year old and already trending as a top two mining pool, is a bit of an anomaly in the mining industry as a China based company with public views on Bitcoin’s development that mirror Bitcoin Core’s.
https://t.co/E3EwM61IQL
5 years ago
Opinion: Bitcoin May Be What Gets Us Real Net Neutrality | WIRED http://t.co/JMlpvOE0ED
5 years ago
SilentVault's Anonymous Bitcoin Multi-Asset Wallet & Exchange Platform Welcomes New Operations Lead Seamus O'Pearse http://t.co/eUgjxTGt4i
5 years ago
A must read - Why Central Banks Will Race to Adopt the Blockchain http://t.co/7xnDPvGfZp Via @monetasnet
5 years ago
Hello again Twitter. I've missed you!
5 years ago
Master Card urges Australian regulators to move against the pseudonymity of #Bitcoin https://t.co/zg2gJ3NMxz
5 years ago
Charities and Businesses Unite to Launch Bitcoin Giving Tuesday #GivingTuesday https://t.co/xE1EEeCo4d
5 years ago
ISIS is planning to mint its own currency in gold, silver and copper http://t.co/jABUtex00R
5 years ago
HP Survey: 79% of US Organisations Plan to Adopt Digital Currencies | CoinDesk http://t.co/AAIwMxxtXg
5 years ago
Can anyone recommend a recent review of Bitcoin wallets?
5 years ago
Russia to launch alternative to SWIFT bank transaction system in spring 2015 | RT http://t.co/G7x8wDmCqb
5 years ago
Ukraine and Bitcoin. Clarification via Reddit http://t.co/zp0Mp38hpx
5 years ago
Ukraine Central Bank Bans Bitcoin "To Protect Citizens" From Financing Terrorism | ZeroHedge http://t.co/FSYmKmRXK1
5 years ago
RT @TuurDemeester Greenspan: "Gold Is the Premier Currency; No Fiat Currency, Including the Dollar, Can Match It" http://t.co/szIWCkDGcX
5 years ago
The FBI's Silk Road Takedown Notice Is Sassy as Hell http://t.co/MtKlbqRpAi
5 years ago
Silk Road 3 Is Already Up, But It's Not the Future of Darknet Drugs http://t.co/jDzVpszzu6
5 years ago
The Dark Net Is Thriving | BusinessInsider http://t.co/F4lQSN0mGK
5 years ago
Coinbase's New Multisig Vault Gives Users Control Over Keys http://t.co/g0AoBBDTDR