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At Unchained Capital, Pioneering Bitcoin Native Financial Services – Bitcoin Magazine

This is a sponsored article provided by Unchained Capital. Unchained Capital is building the archetype of the future financial institution, form fit for the world of bitcoin. It leverages the strengths of the Bitcoin protocol to offer bitcoin-native financial services, championing the importance of private keys, the benefits of multisignature security and the value a financial partner can provide. Today, most individuals and businesses that hold bitcoin end up at two extremes, either choosing to independently self-custody or relying on a trusted third party as a full custodian. Unchained bridges…

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Where Mainstream Media Gets Bitcoin Wrong – Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin has a media problem. Or, perhaps, the media has a Bitcoin problem.  Mainstream media has often framed Bitcoin with the same scandalous curiosity that may publicize a troubled former child star or a controversial tech startup. Most journalists have viewed it as a sideshow, a distraction that warrants only so much attention lest it detract from the supreme spectacle of the 21st century’s historic advancements in technology, business and finance. By some combination of apathy, lack of curiosity and ignorance, Bitcoin is often misrepresented or represented poorly in mainstream…

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CoinJoin, Dark Wallet and More Private Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

CoinJoin. Trustless mixing. Anonymity. Bitcoin Magazine’s September 2013 cover — all black with hints of golden fingerprints — needed only four words to announce a powerful new privacy tool. At a time when industry representatives like the Bitcoin Foundation were downplaying Bitcoin’s anonymity features, regulators in New York were developing the BitLicense and Silk Road was about to be shut down, two hackers working from a former textile factory in Catalonia had begun to fight back. Amir Taaki and Pablo Martin realized the first ever CoinJoin application, and Bitcoin Magazine’s…

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At Unchained Capital, Pioneering Bitcoin Native Financial Services

This is a sponsored article provided by Unchained Capital. Unchained Capital is building the archetype of the future financial institution, form fit for the world of bitcoin. It leverages the strengths of the Bitcoin protocol to offer bitcoin-native financial services, championing the importance of private keys, the benefits of multisignature security and the value a financial partner can provide. Today, most individuals and businesses that hold bitcoin end up at two extremes, either choosing to independently self-custody or relying on a trusted third party as a full custodian. Unchained bridges…

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Beanie Babies and Black Markets: Where Mainstream Media Gets Bitcoin Wrong

Bitcoin has a media problem. Or, perhaps, the media has a Bitcoin problem.  Mainstream media has often framed Bitcoin with the same scandalous curiosity that may publicize a troubled former child star or a controversial tech startup. Most journalists have viewed it as a sideshow, a distraction that warrants only so much attention lest it detract from the supreme spectacle of the 21st century’s historic advancements in technology, business and finance. By some combination of apathy, lack of curiosity and ignorance, Bitcoin is often misrepresented or represented poorly in mainstream…

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Coincheck Announces Qtum Soon Available for Trading

Japan may be on its way to creating a state-issued digital currency, but local companies in the world’s third-largest economy can still innovate and provide some healthy competition.   Coincheck, the crypto exchange based in the Asian nation, currently handles trading, selling, and buying for eleven cryptocurrencies. They announced on Feb. 25 that they were planning to add another to the mix. The cryptocurrency Qtum (QTUM) will soon be the 12th available for trading on the exchange.  How will Qtum be different from existing Coincheck cryptocurrencies? As with other cryptocurrencies the…

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Status, an Ethereum Private Messenger Goes Waku on Telegram

Startup Status raised $100 M in its 2017 initial coin offering on the premise of building a private messenger based on the Whisper protocol that allows Ethereum DApps to communicate. Each smartphone that runs a Status app becomes a node, and all the messaging runs on a peer-to-peer network which is censorship-resistant. After three years of hard work, it is ready for the spotlight. Picking up where Ethereum dropped off Whisper currently allows for only about 100 daily users according to the company’s simulations. Status hopes to overcome this limitation….

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Infographic: An Overview of Compromised Bitcoin Exchange Events

This article was originally published in Bitcoin Magazine‘s 2019 print issue. It is periodically updated as exchange compromises occur. This infographic visualizes some of the most significant bitcoin exchange compromises (occurring through hacks, mismanagement, etc.) as if they all happened with a standard bitcoin price, to provide a better understanding of their relative magnitude. The x-axis plots the price of bitcoin at the time of each compromise, while the y-axis plots the amount of BTC lost in each compromise. The size of each compromise circle also represents the amount of…

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Price Analysis Feb 24: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XTZ, ADA

Many cryptocurrencies are struggling to break above their overhead resistances, which could result in a minor correction or consolidation in the next few days. The global equity markets are reeling under pressure as the coronavirus outbreak has spread outside China. While gold, the traditional safe haven, has been moving higher, Bitcoin has largely remained range-bound. This again puts focus on the frequently discussed perspective that Bitcoin is a completely uncorrelated to traditional markets. Sometimes it rallies with the equity markets and other times with gold but during certain occasions, such…

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Bitcoin to Break $100K in 2025 and Pull Up Other Coins

Justin Sun, the founder and CEO of Tron (TRX), the 15th biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, is investing in a number of cryptos other than Bitcoin (BTC). In a Feb. 23 interview with CNN, Tron CEO said that he is a long-term believer in cryptocurrencies and owns a stake in many altcoins, including the two largest coins after Bitcoin — Ether (ETH) and XRP. Tron CEO predicts that Bitcoin will cross $100,000 mark in 2025 When asked whether Sun has its crypto portfolio diversified, the Tron CEO answered: “I own…

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