Privacy Coins vs Bitcoin Privacy Tools, What’s Better?
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 […]
What Is KYC?
This article is brought to you by 21bitcoin. Article patronage is essential to keep bitcoinnews.com free and support independent writers and creators. Debunking KYC – What Is It, Is It Needed? What is KYC and why do I need it when I buy bitcoin? We got you, know your customer (KYC) is not a very sexy topic. […]
MyNode Review: Easily Run Your Own Bitcoin Full Node
This article is brought to you by myNode. Article patronage is essential to keep bitcoinnews.com free and support independent writers and creators. If you’re not running a node, can you even call yourself a Bitcoiner? Nodes are a fundamental element of Bitcoin’s core infrastructure. Without full nodes, a decentralized peer-to-peer currency would not be possible. […]
What Are Bitcoin UTXOs – Beginner’s Guide
What Is a Bitcoin UTXO? In Bitcoin, UTXO stands for “Unspent Transaction Output”. But what does that mean, and how does it work? In this explainer guide we will learn the basics of UTXO. Let’s get started. The best way to explain UTXO is to compare it to real life cash payments. Let’s assume you […]