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Year-End Gold and Bitcoin Price Predictions from Regular Everyday People

Year-End Gold and Bitcoin Price Predictions from Regular Everyday PeopleJust recently, news.Bitcoin.com talked to a number of individuals and asked them to let us know what they think the price of bitcoin and gold will be by the year’s end. Rather than leveraging the typical predictions from experts, executives, and crypto luminaries, the post delves into the perspective of average people and what they […]

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Triple-Entry Bookkeeping: How Satoshi Nakamoto Solved the Byzantine Generals’ Problem

Triple-Entry Bookkeeping: How Satoshi Nakamoto Solved the Byzantine Generals' ProblemIn 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto essentially solved the infamous computational issue called the “Byzantine generals’ problem” or the “Byzantine Fault.” Throughout the history of man, people used ledgers to record economic transactions and property ownership. A ledger is often referred to as the “principal book,” and entries can be recorded in stone, parchment, wood, metal, and […]

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How Billion-Dollar Crypto Scams Lure Victims

How Billion-Dollar Crypto Scams Lure VictimsIn the past week, reports emerged that some key members of the Onecoin scam were found dead in Mexico. According to reports, the two Oscar Brito Ibarra and Ignacio Ibarra may have been kidnapped and murdered but the motives behind their murder is unclear. Onecoin is one of the biggest cryptocurrency Ponzi schemes that creamed […]

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Third Anniversary of Bitcoin Cash Highlights a Myriad of Network Improvements

Third Anniversary of Bitcoin Cash Highlights a Myriad of Network ImprovementsIn twelve days the Bitcoin Cash community will celebrate the third anniversary of the 2017 fork that happened on August 1. Since then, a number of changes have happened during the last three years and the following editorial will discuss the significant differences between both chains. The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fork took place almost three […]

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News.Bitcoin.com Lead Writer Jamie Redman Named One of the Best Crypto Bloggers

News.Bitcoin.com Lead Writer Jamie Redman Named One of the Best Crypto BloggersLead Writer at News.Bitcoin.com, Jamie Redman has made Redeeem.com’s list of twelve influential go-to crypto bloggers. Redeeem says the list comprises names behind some of the most informative crypto news articles. In its citation, Redeeem says Jamie Redman, who is also a crypto meme designer, is one to follow for crypto enthusiasts. Redeeem also lists […]

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$424 Million and Numismatic Value: There’s Only 20,000 Casascius Physical Bitcoins Left Unspent

$424 Million and Numismatic Value: There's Only 20,000 Casascius Physical Bitcoins Left UnspentFor many years now physical bitcoins have been a very popular trend, but one specific type called the Casascius physical bitcoin collection has intrigued people for years. Last December, someone redeemed a 100 BTC Casascius bar and since then 560 Casascius coins worth $5.1 million have been redeemed. As of today, there are only 20,901 […]

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Ethereum Network Fees Jump Above Bitcoin Transaction Fees for Two Weeks Straight

Ethereum Network Fees Jump Above Bitcoin Transaction Fees for Two Weeks StraightThis week digital currency enthusiasts have been discussing network fees, specifically transaction fees associated with the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains. Last Sunday on June 21, one Ethereum proponent noted that during the last 16 days, Ethereum users have paid more to leverage the network than Bitcoin users. Digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, bitcoin cash, and […]

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Bitcoin’s Rise Driven by Institutional Trading, Says Research and Investor Sentiment

Bitcoin's Rise Driven by Institutional Trading, Says Research and Investor SentimentThe cryptocurrency bitcoin is trading at an all-time high relative to its social activity, explains the crypto research firm Tie. The analysts at Tie believe the ratio indicates that bitcoin is being driven by institutional trading. Meanwhile, statistics from Google Trends shows the terms “bitcoin” and “buy bitcoin” dropped from the 100 point highs to […]

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Crypto 101: How to Send and Receive Bitcoin Cash Via the Bitcoin.com Wallet

Bitcoin 101: How to Send and Receive Bitcoin Cash Via the Bitcoin.com WalletDuring the last few months in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak and faltering global economy, many individuals have shown an interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. However, oftentimes people can find the process a bit daunting because they are not used to using crypto assets and have never experienced the process. The following article […]

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A Number of Hong Kong Vending Machines Support Bitcoin Cash Payments Over BTC

A Number of Hong Kong Vending Machines Support Bitcoin Cash Payments Over BTCJust recently, cryptocurrency evangelist Roger Ver shared a video on Twitter that shows a number of vending machines in Hong Kong that accept bitcoin cash and ethereum, but not bitcoin. A bunch of people got upset at the Tweet, including the crypto-pundit Tone Vays because they couldn’t deal with the fact that onchain bitcoin transactions […]

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Roger Ver Donates $10K in Bitcoin Cash to Casa de Amparo Children’s Shelter

Just recently Bitcoin.com’s Roger Ver donated $10,000 worth of bitcoin cash to the charitable organization Casa de Amparo, a 501(c)(3) charity that helps children escape child abuse and neglect. Since 1978, Casa de Amparo has offered a myriad of programs that help those affected by and at risk of child abuse in San Diego County. […]

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The Many Facts Pointing to Adam Back Being Satoshi

The Many Facts Pointing to Adam Back Being SatoshiDuring the last year, news.Bitcoin.com created a series that shows the many facts that point to certain individuals who might just be Satoshi Nakamoto and it’s been a popular run so far. Our series has covered nearly everyone, but there are still a few individuals that haven’t been covered. On May 11, 2020, the popular […]

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2 Days After the Bitcoin Halving: Network ‘Remains Strong,’ Higher Fees, Bullish Sentiment

2 Days After the Bitcoin Halving: Network 'Remains Strong,' Higher Fees, Bullish SentimentOn May 11, 2020, the Bitcoin network completed it’s third block reward halving and the network seems to be chugging along just fine. However, it may take a while longer to see the halving’s effect on the mining industry and right now bitcoin transaction fees have risen exponentially. Despite the rising fees, the research firm […]

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Devon Brewer: Rediscovering the Golden Rule

The Golden Rule may be the most basic moral approach to dealing with others. It seems universal across cultures and religions. The Golden Rule is instinctive. We all know it, even as children without education. I like the negative form of the Golden Rule the best. One of the earliest written versions comes from ancient […]

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Eric Hughes: A Cypherpunk’s Manifesto

Eric Hughes: A Cypherpunk's ManifestoPrivacy is necessary for an open society in the electronic age. Privacy is not secrecy. A private matter is something one doesn’t want the whole world to know, but a secret matter is something one doesn’t want anybody to know. Privacy is the power to selectively reveal oneself to the world. If two parties have […]

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12 Months of Onchain Data Shows Bitcoin Whales Obtained Hundreds of BTC from Small Fish

12 Months of Onchain Data Shows Bitcoin Whales Obtained Hundreds of BTC from Small FishAccording to recent data, crypto participants known as ‘bitcoin whales’ have been steadily accumulating bitcoins, and not selling since the ‘Black Thursday’ market carnage on March 12, 2020. Onchain data and blockchain analysis firms indicate that the number of bitcoin whales with 1,000 to 10,000 BTC or more on a single address has increased significantly. […]

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Bitcoin Halving Theories: Whale Says Price Rise Is a ‘Nonsensical Narrative,’ Weiss Ratings Expects ‘Massive Crypto Superboom’

In less than two weeks, the Bitcoin block reward halving will take place and BTC miners will receive half the reward going forward after May 12. Since ‘Black Thursday’ (March 12), bitcoin prices have gained 103% since then rising from $3,800 to $7,750 per coin. With the halving fast approaching, many cryptocurrency proponents believe the […]

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Petro-Dollar System Crumbles: US Dollar Could Collapse from the World’s Oil Wars

Petro-Dollar System Crumbles: US Dollar Could Collapse from the World's Oil WarsDuring the last few days, people witnessed history when the price of crude oil dropped below zero to -$40 per barrel, and as time passes many analysts think the worst is yet to come. After West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil-based contracts dried up for May, contracts for June collapsed by 45%. Experts say that the […]

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The Vacate Manifesto: How Today’s Technology Can Solidify Abolitionist Goals

20 years ago the cypherpunks of the new internet era came up with vast ideas describing privacy, anonymity, and encryption. Some of them brought these ideas to practice. ***The following is a featured manifesto written in 2015 by Jamie Redman that first appeared on the website notbeinggoverned.com (the site is no longer under maintenance). There’s […]

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Bitcoin’s Third Halving: Survey Shows 50% of Miners Expect a Price Increase

The block reward halving for BTC is 32 days away and crypto businesses and mining operations are steadily preparing for the event. Today, Bitcoin’s hashrate is hovering just above 100 exahash per second (EH/s) and one year after the 2016 halving, the digital asset’s price and hashrate climbed over 240%. Moreover, a recent poll published […]

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Hyperbitcoinization: Visions of Bitcoin Fueling the Post Covid-19 Shadow Economy

Hyperbitcoinization: Visions of Bitcoin Fueling the Post Covid-19 Shadow EconomyWith the recent coronavirus spread and its overall effect on the global economy, some people believe the powers that be are preparing a financial reset. During these times, a number of bitcoiners think a bitcoin-induced form of fiat currency demonetization will take place, otherwise known as ‘hyperbitcoinization.’ However, a few speculators believe digital assets in […]

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Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Robert Kiyosaki: Dollar Is Dying, Buy Bitcoin

Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Robert Kiyosaki: Dollar Is Dying, Buy BitcoinRobert Kiyosaki, the author of the popular book “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” talked about the death of the U.S. dollar and how one should take the government’s free money and buy bitcoin. The best-selling author also explained the cost of free money. Also read: IMF Declares Global Recession, 80 Countries Request Help, Trillions of Dollars […]

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The Many Facts Pointing to Wei Dai Being Satoshi

The Many Facts Pointing to Wei Dai Being SatoshiSatoshi Nakamoto has been an enigma for well over a decade and there’s been a number of suspects and self-styled Bitcoin inventors. One particular suspect is the computer engineer Wei Dai, the creator of the b-money system and the Crypto++ cryptographic library. Since the Bitcoin network was launched in 2009, a number of people have […]

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