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 […]

How To Convert Bitcoin and Sats To Ugandan Shillings

How To Convert Bitcoin and Sats To Ugandan Shilling

The satoshi-sized pocket guide. If you live in Uganda and want to convert bitcoin into shillings you are not alone. With this article I explain a method to trade BTC into shillings that should work for everyone. Assume the Bitcoiner in question has 11,000 satoshis on a Lightning wallet address with Machankura. Call it [email protected] […]

Bitcoin Is The Only Way Out For Content Creators

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This article was originally published by Egge on Starbackr Content creators are in a tough spot right now. Today’s creator economy is completely reliant on an outdated, unfree, and centralized payment network and the noose is always tightening. But there is an alternative and it is a really good one. That alternative is bitcoin and […]

Privacy Coins vs Bitcoin Privacy Tools, What’s Better?

Bitcoin Privacy Tools

Written by Keegan Francis Sending bitcoin is easy nowadays. Just scan a QR code or enter the receiving address, press send and you’re done. But how private is sending bitcoin? And more importantly, what is better, native bitcoin privacy tools such as CoinJoin or independent privacy coins such as Monero or Zcash? There are tradeoffs […]

Bitcoin Reaches One Billion Active Wallet Addresses

One Billion Addresses

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. […]

The Bitcoin Zitadelle Conference is Back!

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European Bitcoiners and their kin from around the world will gather in Switzerland, home to masterfully crafted watches and historic banks, for the 2022 edition of the Bitcoin Zitadelle conference in coming days. The event will run from today August 11th to the 14th of August with nonstop action all the way until Sunday. The […]

Receive Bitcoin Via SMS With Machankura

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A startup from South Africa has merged SMS and Lightning to allow easier Bitcoin payments when internet is cut off. For years, mobile credit has been alternative currency in many African countries. Now, bitcoin can be sent and received without an Internet connection using just mobile phones. The startup behind this breakthrough innovation is called […]