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New BitGo Partnership Lets Clients Trade Crypto Directly From Cold Storage

Investors who use BitGo's custody service can now trade their assets directly from their BitGo custody account, without the need to move the assets to an exchange.

Jimmy Aki

When Bubbles Pop: An Infographic

Bitcoin has seen its share of bubbles over the past ten years. Here is a look at some of the numbers...

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Living On Bitcoin Day 2: Being “Unbanked” Has Been Easy … But Also Hard

On Day 2 of his living on bitcoin experiment in San Francisco, reporter Colin Harper goes on the hunt for some bitcoin-friendly eateries.

Colin Harper

Bitwage Service Adds Payroll Tax Payment Funding Options for U.S. Businesses

Essentially, Bitwage now allows companies across the United States and Puerto Rico to fund their W2 payrolls and payroll taxes in ether and bitcoin.

Jimmy Aki

Educating the Next Wave of Bitcoin Developers

"The thing that makes Bitcoin hard to get started on is the cryptography, and that's hard because the math is not familiar to developers." Fortunately, there are experts out there ready to help.

Michael Taiberg

Living on Bitcoin Day 1: “That’s Not Going to Work”

Bitcoin Magazine editor and writer, Colin Harper, sets out to live on bitcoin for a week in San Francisco.

Colin Harper

Bittrex Launches Over-the-Counter Trading Platform for Bitcoin, Crypto

The service will allow investors to trade nearly 200 digital assets, including bitcoin, currently offered on the Bittrex trading platform.

Jimmy Aki

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Strong Impulse Tests Macro Support Levels

Remember: We are still in a bear market. Just because bitcoin saw a couple of weeks of strong demand, that does not negate the previous months and months of downward pressure.

Bitcoin Schmitcoin

Guides

What Is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin means different things to different people. But what is Bitcoin, in the most basic sense?

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What Are Bitcoin Wallets?

Here are the best ways to store bitcoin securely in bitcoin wallets.

Bitcoin Magazine

What is Bitcoin Mining?

Bitcoin mining is the process of validating transactions by including them in the blocks that form the Bitcoin blockchain.

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What Makes Bitcoin Valuable?

Fundamentally, bitcoins derive their value just as anything else does: because people want them.

Bitcoin Magazine

Bitrefill Channel-Opening Service Makes Accepting Lightning Payments Easy

Thor will connect to Bitrefill's node on the Lightning Network, allowing users to receive Lightning payments whether they have bitcoin loaded into their Lightning wallets or not.

Jimmy Aki

Bitcoiner 2029: Another Ten Years On

What might the world look like after another 10 years of bitcoin adoption? Let's get speculative...

Colin Harper

Research Firm Charts Unspent BTC and Calls a Market Bottom in Q1 2019

Delphi Digital has complied much of its report by referencing unspent bitcoin transaction output data (UTXO).

Colin Harper

Qtum Completes First Atomic Swap With Bitcoin on Mainnet

Atomic swaps allow for on-chain exchanges, or transactions, between cryptocurrencies on two separate blockchains — in this case, Bitcoin and Qtum — without the need to rely on a third party.

Michael Taiberg

Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Bisq Has a New UI and DAO

Decentralized exchange Bisq has upgraded its software with an entirely new User Interface (UI) design and the launch of the Bisq Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) on testnet.

Jimmy Aki

Ledger Releases New Wallet With More Memory, App for Mobile Management

Ledger just dropped news of its latest bitcoin hardware wallet, and it comes with an app for managing the wallet’s funds remotely.

Colin Harper

San Francisco’s “Bitcoin Mafia”: How Bitcoin Started in the City on the Bay

The early Bitcoin community in San Francisco was originally comprised of revolutionaries: Individuals who believed in the freedom and opportunity that a permissionless distributed system would bring the world.

Dan Held

Welcome to the reGenesis of Bitcoin Magazine!

We are delighted to unveil this beautifully redesigned and reimagined Bitcoin Magazine website with some cool new features (and more to come) as we "Make Bitcoin Fun Again!"

Bitcoin Magazine

Ten Years Later, a Reflection on Bitcoin’s Genesis and Satoshi’s Timing

Rather than focusing simply on what the genesis block is, today is a day to reflect on what the genesis block represents.

Colin Harper

Get Ready for a New Print Edition of Bitcoin Magazine!

For the first time in 5 years, Bitcoin Magazine will be publishing a brand new print edition this summer.

Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin Magazine Launches Custom Block Explorer

As part of the new Bitcoin Magazine site, we’ve launched a custom block explorer, using Blockstream’s open-source implementation Esplora.

Michael Taiberg

Why Ohio’s State Treasurer Backs Decision to Accept BTC For Tax Payments

Back in November, Ohio became the first state in the U.S. to announce that it would now be possible to pay taxes using bitcoin. State Treasurer Josh Mandel explains why.

Andrew Rossow

Seven New Year's Resolutions for Bitcoiners

What will you resolve to do to contribute to the Bitcoin ecosystem this year?

Christie Harkin

Bitcoin’s Institutionalization: Dates to Watch in 2019

A bitcoin ETF and two new futures offerings are (tentatively) on the docket for 2019 — here are the dates to keep an eye on.

Colin Harper

Blockchain Analysis Is About to Get Harder as P2EP Enters Testing Phase

“Privacy is essential for Bitcoin. Ideally we want to screw up [blockchain] analysis so badly, that they can't even make it.”

Aaron van Wirdum