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Chechen Republic Leader Admits Buying Bitcoin

The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has admitted to buying a fraction of a Bitcoin, stating he is looking forward to following its price. Chechen Leader Buys ‘A Fraction’ of a...

Allen Scott | Feb 12, 2018 | 07:00
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World’s First Olympic Athlete Paid in Cryptocurrency

Canadian speed skater Ted-Jan Bloemen has become the...

Adam James | Feb 11, 2018 | 10:00
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Mob Rule! Reddit Attacks Teen for Bitcoin App

A 16-year-old girl from India developed a Bitcoin app...

Jeff Francis | Feb 10, 2018 | 06:45
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Bitcoin Lightning Network Mainnet Passes 500 Nodes

The Lightning Network mainnet has expanded beyond 500...

Wilma Woo | Feb 08, 2018 | 11:00
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5 Ways Bitcoin Has Already Changed Money Forever

Here are five ways in which Bitcoin technology has...

Allen Scott | Feb 07, 2018 | 17:00
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Atomic Multi-Path to Help Bitcoin Become a Formidable Payment...

Amazing new schemes and technologies are being...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Feb 07, 2018 | 03:00
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Coinbase Plans SegWit Release ‘In A Few Weeks’

Coinbase has stated its commitment to introduce SegWit...

Wilma Woo | Feb 06, 2018 | 06:30
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‘If It’s Controlled By 1 Party, It’s Not A...

Bitcoin industry stalwart Charlie Shrem has described...

Wilma Woo | Feb 02, 2018 | 17:00
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A New Schnorr-Based Multi-Signature Scheme Is Coming

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts are excitedly anticipating...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jan 25, 2018 | 05:30
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Lightning Network Crosses 100 Nodes, SegWit Nears 20% Dominance

The Lightning Network (LN) mainnet has almost doubled its node count and capacity in days as Bitcoin users rapidly switch on to its benefits. Lightning: Core Enthusiasm Yet To Become...

Wilma Woo | Jan 22, 2018 | 09:30
Lightning Network Is Happening! First Physical Item Purchased on LN
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Lightning Network Is Happening! First Physical Item Purchased on LN

The cryptocurrency community is celebrating what may have been the first ever transaction on the Bitcoin Lightning Network’s (LN) mainnet. Additionally, the good news is that the...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jan 21, 2018 | 00:00
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Debunked: Top 5 Bitcoin Myths & Misconceptions

The mainstream press has a knack for giving airtime to Bitcoin naysayers who repeat the same tired arguments. Here are the top five most common myths presented against Bitcoin and why...

Allen Scott | Jan 20, 2018 | 10:30
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Greg Maxwell Exits Blockstream As Lightning Network Sparks Warnings

Bitcoin Core developer and Blockstream co-founder Greg Maxwell announced he has left the company as criticism mounts over its Lightning Network advocacy. Maxwell: Blockstream Has Been...

Wilma Woo | Jan 19, 2018 | 22:30
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‘Unfairly Cheap’ Lightning Network Mainnet Hits 40 Nodes...

The Lightning Network now has over 40 nodes and 60...

Wilma Woo | Jan 18, 2018 | 15:00
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Giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer TSMC Bullish on...

Bitcoin mining has been pushing the growth of...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jan 17, 2018 | 22:30
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Lightning Network Debuts On Blockstream Store As New Strides...

Blockstream has implemented Lightning Network Bitcoin...

Wilma Woo | Jan 17, 2018 | 20:30
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LightChain Ushers Blockchain into the Millisecond Transaction Era

LightChain is a double-layer technology that promises...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jan 16, 2018 | 21:30
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SegWit Wallet Support is Coming to Bitcoin Core

A new pull request will likely see SegWit included in...

Wilma Woo | Jan 11, 2018 | 16:45
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Bitcoin Fees Near-Zero as Company Launches Mainnet Lightning Payments

Anonymous VPN service TorGuard has become one of the...

Wilma Woo | Jan 10, 2018 | 06:00
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Bitcoin Interest Fork Slated for End of January

There have been a handful of forks from the main...

Matthew Hrones | Dec 30, 2017 | 21:00
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Schnorr Signatures Might Be Bitcoin’s Next Step Forward

The Schnorr signatures algorithm promises to help to...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Dec 29, 2017 | 23:00
Growing Support for Segwit2x Amid BIP 148 UASF Concerns
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Back from the Dead – Segwit2x Fork Announced for Later This...

The New York Agreement, also known as Segwit2x, was planned for mid-November but was canceled in the weeks leading up. But just recently, the fork is set to launch again. The...

Matthew Hrones | Dec 27, 2017 | 04:30
BTCPay is a Better (and Cheaper) BitPay, Says Core Developer Nicolas Dorier
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BTCPay is a Better (and Cheaper) BitPay, Says Core Developer Nicolas...

Bitcoinist spoke with Bitcoin Core developer Nicolas Dorier who explains why BTCPay is not only a cheaper alternative to BitPay but also provides merchants and users with more control...

Allen Scott | Dec 27, 2017 | 00:30

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