Thursday, September 19, 2019

Discovering Bitcoin Part 3: Introducing Money

 This is the third installment of bitcoiner Giacomo Zucco’s series “Discovering Bitcoin: A Brief Overview From Cavemen to the Lightning Network.” Read the...

U.S. Government Sues Snowden for Profits of Memoir, Speaking Engagements

Uncle Sam has filed a civil lawsuit against political exile Edward Snowden for violating CIA and NSA secrecy agreements by writing and speaking...

BTC.com’s Bitcoin Mining Pool Dominance Threatened by Poolin

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Lylian Teng. On September 16, 2019, BTC.com, Bitmain’s mining pool, lost its years’-long first...

Discovering Bitcoin Part 2: About People

This is the second installment of bitcoiner Giacomo Zucco’s series “Discovering Bitcoin: A Brief Overview From Cavemen to the Lightning Network.” Read the...

State Document Reveals Details of Iran’s Cryptocurrency Mining Regulations

Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade is close to finalizing a document that paves the way for legitimizing cryptocurrency mining for local...

Bitcoin Hashrate, SegWit Transactions Continue to Reach All-Time Highs

Bitcoin miners are reeling out a higher hashrate than ever as new hardware comes online, and SegWit is keeping pace — cresting 50...

Chinese Regulators Demand Cleanup of Bitcoin Mining in Inner Mongolia

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Lylian Teng. China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has recently issued a notice demanding a...

Discovering Bitcoin: A Brief Overview From Cavemen to the Lightning Network

Welcome to the introduction to a series of seven articles, entitled “Discovering Bitcoin: A Brief Overview From Cavemen to the Lightning Network.” “Did You...

Discovering Bitcoin Part 1: About Time

As anticipated in the introduction to this series, we will start exploring the period of monetary (pseudo)history prior to fiat money, which we...

Sparkswap Desktop Lets Users Deposit Bitcoin Directly Into Their Lightning Wallets

Lightning service provider Sparkswap now features a desktop application with a first-of-its-kind killer feature: USD-to-bitcoin purchases that deposit sats directly into a user’s...