Jack Dorsey Kills Web3, Announces Web5

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Jack Dorsey, the famous web developer and entrepreneur known for being one of the co-founders of Twitter, has recently announced the launch of “Web5”. What is Web5? Web5 is a new platform developed by The Block Head, one of the bitcoin business units belonging to Dorsey’s Block (formerly known as Square). Dorsey’s announcement was made […]

El Salvador Students Now Earn Bitcoin Diplomas

Bitcoin Diploma El Salvador

El Salvador has awarded the first 40 students with Bitcoin diplomas which can be obtained within one day and require to study a short blue textbook. After adopting Bitcoin as legal tender in September 2021, El Salvador under the leadership of President Nayib Bukele is taking a major step toward educating their citizens on Bitcoin. […]

US Rep. Jim Himes Targets Bitcoin with CBDCs

Jim Himes Targets Bitcoin

U.S. Congressman Jim Himes has published a “white paper” which highlights the benefits of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The whitepaper does not hide it’s intentions, insinuating that CBDCs should be launched as a response to the popularity of Bitcoin and Tether. Himes claimed in the whitepaper that “a U.S. CBDC would have advantages over privately issued […]

How To Build Your Own Lightning Node with Lightning Network Daemon (LND)

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This article was originally published on joedavison.com Lightning Network is growing in popularity and many believe it is the answer to bitcoin scalability. In order to understand Lightning Network more, I recently set out to build and run a Lightning node from scratch on my spare Linux machine. To start, I downloaded the LND source […]

Earn Bitcoin by Listening to Podcasts

You can now earn Bitcoin by listening to podcasts on the Fountain app. Fountain is harnessing the Lightning Network to enable podcasters to monetize their content using the Value for Value system rather than the traditional ad model. Fountain does not require any personal information to create an account, users can sign up with just […]

UK To Remove Know Your Customer Requirements For Bitcoin Wallet Providers

UK Bitcoin Wallet Regulation

The United Kingdom plans to remove Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements for non-custodial Bitcoin wallets. It is a major win for privacy and Bitcoin supporters on the European continent. The UK Treasury released its June report wherein it claimed that there is a lack of evidence that non-custodial Bitcoin (BTC) wallets are used for criminal purposes. Non-custodial […]

Bitcoin, Space, and the Alien Race

Bitcoin Space Alien

Part One: Intro to Everything on the Surface The old adage goes “there are as many stars in the sky as grains of sand on all of the Earth”, and when you set out to prove either way you are comparing magnitudes that are beyond human comprehension. Bitcoiners understand that we must set some limits, […]

Bitcoin’s Price Fell. So…What?

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This article was originally published by Beautyon on Medium. Bitcoin is a very new technology, even though the concept that it brings to life is decades old. The double-spending problem has been solved; this means that it is possible to use a digital certificate to stand in the place of money and be sure that […]

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Released With New Bitcoin Privacy Features

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Wasabi Wallet released its new version 2.0 and promises a better user interface, cheaper cost for bitcoin privacy and many new features. Like its predecessor, Wasabi Wallet 2.0  is an open-source, non-custodial, privacy-focused Bitcoin wallet for desktop, that implements trustless WabiSabi coinjoin over the Tor anonymity network. This newest iteration promises more privacy at less […]

Central Bankers From 44 Countries Trained To Use Lightning Wallets

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Central Bankers from 44 countries were seen testing Bitcoin Lightning wallets. Official delegates from around the world traveled to El Salvador, the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, in May to discuss financial inclusion, digital economy, banking the unbanked, Bitcoin adoption, and its benefits for the nation. The meeting of the Alliance for […]