Max Keiser Wants To ‘Hide’ 10 Bitcoins In El Salvador

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Bitcoin advocate Max Keiser is considering to hide 10 Bitcoin “somewhere in El Salvador” to sponsor a public treasure hunt. If the stunt would go viral, even more ‘bitcoin tourists’ could potentially visit the Bitcoin country. Forget hunger games, here come the prosperity games. Prosperity and property instead of misery and communism. Surely, finding one […]

Pacific Bitcoin Announces Exclusive Art Exhibition And Auction

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The Pacific Bitcoin conference in Los Angeles has just announced its partnership with Bitcoin auction platform Scarce.City. In a collaborative effort, bitcoin artworks will be displayed at the event and auctioned thereafter. The auction will start on Thursday 10th November at 10am pacific time, bids can only be placed with Bitcoin. Pacific Bitcoin is the […]

Max Keiser And ‘Adopting Bitcoin’ Back In El Salvador

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El Salvador will be once again venue of choice for ‘Adopting Bitcoin‘. From November 15th to 17th the conference will gather international speakers, experts, business and the local bitcoin community. Max Keiser, bitcoin advocate since 2011 is confirmed as a headline speaker. Keiser who has setup a venture fund in El Salvador has long been […]

Record Of 3,000 Lightning Payments At Largest German-Speaking Bitcoin Conference

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Over 3,000 payments via the Lightning Network were registered at the largest German-speaking Bitcoin conference “Die Bitcoin Konferenz” according to Swiss payment processing startup Lipa. The conference attracted over 800 attendees and the stage hosted renown speakers such as Michael Saylor, Saifedean Ammous, Rahim Taghizadegan, Nikol Jilch and Ijoma Mangold. As a venue, the organizers […]

Tap, Ka-Ching: How Lightning NFC Cards Take Over Bitcoin Payments

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Bitcoin NFC Cards are taking over the bitcoin community by storm. The new technology allows to make contact less payments similar to credit cards. If you are a bitcoin user you have probably experienced the inconvenience of scanning a QR code and it just didn’t work. You try to scan the QR code but the […]

Banks Need Bitcoin To Survive

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According to Peter Rochel, German management consultant and keynote speaker at the Bitcoin Konferenz in Innsbruck, Austria, banks are underestimating the impact of bitcoin. “Decision-makers among banks do not understand the impact of bitcoin adoption on the business model of banks. A misjudgment with fatal consequences.” Since 2019, Rochel has been investigating the causal mechanisms […]

Zero-Day Hack Exploits GeneralBytes Bitcoin ATMs, Operators Shutdown Machines

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A zero-day vulnerability was exploited on Thursday leading to a global shutdown of ATM networks and losses of at least 10 BTC. The second-largest Bitcoin ATM manufacturer GeneralBytes confirmed the exploit of a server vulnerability that lead to downtime and theft of Bitcoin on some of their machines. Users on Twitter reported ATMs were unavailble […]

Bitcoin Reaches One Billion Active Wallet Addresses

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According to on-chain data from Glassnode, the Bitcoin network has registered over one billion bitcoin addresses. What sounds like an incredible number is the story of a startup growing into a global player. Once upon a time it was 2008. Satoshi Nakamoto and his team successfully built Bitcoin and created two working bitcoin wallet addresses. […]

56.2 Million Santander Brasil Customers To Access Bitcoin Services

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Santander Brasil is planning to provide bitcoin services for over 50 million of its regional clients. “We recognize that it is a market that is here to stay, and it is not necessarily a reaction to competitors positioning themselves, it is simply a vision that our client has demand for this type of asset, so […]

Bitcoin Lightning Network Faster Than Visa And Mastercard

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The Bitcoin Lightning Network can settle payments faster than traditional payment networks such as Visa and Mastercard, a video reveals. For a long time Bitcoin was criticized for being too slow to compete with traditional payment infrastructure. Now, a bitcoin enthusiast is showing the world that bitcoin is in fact faster than Visa & co. […]