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Bitcoin’s Privacy and Scaling Tech Upgrade ‘Taproot’ Just Took a Big Step Forward

Bitcoin’s Privacy and Scaling Tech Upgrade ‘Taproot’ Just Took a Big Step Forward

A privacy and scalability upgrade that could turn out to be one of bitcoin's largest to date has passed a couple of milestones that were little noticed outside technical circles.

24 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin Indicator that Crashed Price to $3.1K Returns: The Dreaded Death Cross

Bitcoin Indicator that Crashed Price to $3.1K Returns: The Dreaded Death Cross

Bitcoin is looking to repeat a technical pattern that crashed its price to $3,120 in late 2018.

23 JANUARY 2020

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Number of Bitcoin Addresses With One or More Coins Sees Solid Rise

Number of Bitcoin Addresses With One or More Coins Sees Solid Rise

A key on-chain metric has witnessed growth over the past 12 months, possibly indicating steady accumulation of bitcoins by retail traders.

23 JANUARY 2020

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Venezuelan Team Working on Bitcoin Mesh Network Based on Offline Radios

Venezuelan Team Working on Bitcoin Mesh Network Based on Offline Radios

A Venezuelan team is developing Locha, a decentralized mesh network that doesn’t rely on the internet to transact with Bitcoin (BTC). The system, based on radio waves, was born in response to frequent electricity and internet outages in Venezuela.

22 JANUARY 2020

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Top books on bitcoin & blockchain you should read in 2020

Top books on bitcoin & blockchain you should read in 2020

Blockchain, over the years, has gained a lot of popularity, and rightfully so, because it can be decentralised and the data is cryptographically stored where no one can touch whats inside it. Blockchain is a revolution in digital ownership and digital privacy, which will eventually become a part of our daily lives. Many companies like Facebook and WhatsApp are already implementing blockchain to safeguard the way their users exchange money.

22 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin Worth Nearly $450 Million Moves For 25 Cents

Bitcoin Worth Nearly $450 Million Moves For 25 Cents

Bitcoin showed just how inexpensive it can be as a tool for transferring value this morning. A 51,511 BTC transaction, worth almost $450 million, was sent for a fee of under 25 cents.

20 JANUARY 2020

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Peter Schiff Forgets Bitcoin Wallet Password, Blames Bitcoin

Peter Schiff Forgets Bitcoin Wallet Password, Blames Bitcoin

Peter Schiff hates Bitcoin almost as much as bitcoiners hate Schiff. The gold bug makes a point of dissing the cryptocurrency whenever he can, despite the hypocrisy of accepting BTC on his own website. Today, the eccentric entrepreneur found a new reason to rip on bitcoin after forgetting his wallet password – and apparently Bitcoin is to blame.

20 JANUARY 2020

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Why Bitcoin Won’t Be Dethroned As Crypto Market King

Why Bitcoin Won’t Be Dethroned As Crypto Market King

While the altcoin market has existed for nearly a decade, the only cryptocurrency that finds itself sometimes mentioned in the same league as Bitcoin is Ethereum. In fact, there was a large amount of hype surrounding the potential for Ethereum to overtake Bitcoin as the largest and most popular crypto asset on the market back in 2016. However, the Ethereum price has fallen quite considerably against Bitcoin since that time.

20 JANUARY 2020

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CEO: Bitcoin Halving Will Hugely Push The Entire Cryptocurrency Market Upwards

CEO: Bitcoin Halving Will Hugely Push The Entire Cryptocurrency Market Upwards

Bitcoin Suisse CEO, Arthur Vayloyan sets out a bullish expectation for cryptocurrency in 2020. And while many investors are feeling a sense of frustration over Bitcoin’s failure to recapture the all-time high, Vayloyan reminds us that many positive developments are occurring in the background, which will likely add to upside pressure. Not forgetting Bitcoin’s halving in May.

19 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin Eyes $9K After Biggest Single-Day Rise in a Month

Bitcoin Eyes $9K After Biggest Single-Day Rise in a Month

Bitcoin jumped sharply on Tuesday, violating key resistance and opening the doors for a test of a widely followed technical line above $9,000.

15 JANUARY 2020

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ASIC mining contributes to Bitcoin’s robust system of immutability and security

ASIC mining contributes to Bitcoin’s robust system of immutability and security

With the advent of Bitcoin came industries that were never foreseen, and one of the prominent ones is the mining industry. Undermining Satoshi Nakamoto’s rule of ‘one CPU, one vote,’ the mining of the largest cryptocurrency has been completely overtaken by ASIC miners. Since its inception, there has been a divided sentiment surrounding whether ASIC mining is, in reality, good or not, not just for this particular cryptocurrency, but also other proof-of-work based cryptocurrencies in the market.

13 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin Trading Volumes More than Doubled in a Week Says Report

Bitcoin Trading Volumes More than Doubled in a Week Says Report

A report published on Jan. 9 by cryptocurrency market research firm Arcane Research, Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes more than doubled in a week.

13 JANUARY 2020

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2019 Bitcoin Transaction Volume Moved Away From US in First Since 2013

2019 Bitcoin Transaction Volume Moved Away From US in First Since 2013

For the first time since 2013, the U.S. is no longer the top recipient of Bitcoin (BTC) as valued in USD, as Singapore took the lead over the course of 2019.

11 JANUARY 2020

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Google Trends Sees ‘Bitcoin Iran’ Surge 4,500% on Safe Haven Narrative

Google Trends Sees ‘Bitcoin Iran’ Surge 4,500% on Safe Haven Narrative

Bitcoin (BTC) benefiting from the Iran crisis has captured the imagination of internet users worldwide, with its Google search popularity up almost 5,000%.

9 JANUARY 2020

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10M Bitcoins Haven’t Moved in More Than a Year, Highest Since 2017

10M Bitcoins Haven’t Moved in More Than a Year, Highest Since 2017

“HODLing” has returned to a major milestone: The total number of bitcoins that haven’t changed hands in more than a year has crossed the 10 million mark.

8 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin should be listed directly on Korea Exchange, says a government committee

Bitcoin should be listed directly on Korea Exchange, says a government committee

The Presidential Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a group set up by the South Korean government, has recommended that bitcoin should be listed directly on Korea Exchange (KRX), the country’s sole securities exchange operator.

7 JANUARY 2020

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Burger King Venezuela Starts Bitcoin Payments in First of 40 Stores

Burger King Venezuela Starts Bitcoin Payments in First of 40 Stores

Bitcoin (BTC) has come to Burger King in Venezuela as a new partnership opens up cryptocurrency payments at the fast-food chain.

5 JANUARY 2020

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Adjusted value settled on Bitcoin fell slightly in 2019; contrast shows strength of late 2017

Adjusted value settled on Bitcoin fell slightly in 2019; contrast shows strength of late 2017

The adjusted value settled on Bitcoin dropped only slightly in 2019, but it still paints a stark contrast to the dominant run of December 2017.

3 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin UTXO growth hits new all-time high, but what does it mean?

Bitcoin UTXO growth hits new all-time high, but what does it mean?

The Bitcoin (BTC) record is showing one indicator of extreme growth this year – the count of Unspent Transaction Outputs, or UTXO. This growth points to several potential explanations.

2 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin Price Could Rally to $9K Before a Massive Collapse, Here’s Why

Bitcoin Price Could Rally to $9K Before a Massive Collapse, Here’s Why

Bitcoin price (BTC) has been in a sidewards range for several weeks now, with some people on team bear calling for fresh lows in the region of $3,000 while the bulls have been calling for astronomical all-time highs soon. One thing that is apparent in the market, is that you have to take it one week at a time.

30 DECEMBER 2019

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