How to Get Free Bitcoin in 2020
Feb28

How to Get Free Bitcoin in 2020

Many early adopters who made a fortune from cryptocurrency first got their hands on coins by receiving them for free from bitcoin faucets back in the day. Today there are still a number of ways for you to get bitcoin for free including airdrops, giveaways, bounties, tipping, referral programs and faucets. Also Read: How to Mine Bitcoin in 2020 How to Get Bitcoin Without Reaching for Your Credit Card If you want to start stacking...

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From Single Key to Sophisticated Computation: The Evolution of Crypto Exchange Custody
Feb28

From Single Key to Sophisticated Computation: The Evolution of Crypto Exchange Custody

When the first cryptocurrency exchanges sprung up in late 2010, multisig wallets had yet to be invented. As a result, a single private key was commonly used to control all customer funds. Today, multisig has been complemented by sophisticated solutions such as Unbound Tech’s CASP, which uses secure multi-party computation. Despite these innovations, many exchanges have been slow to adapt, and are still using outdated tools to control...

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Government to Airdrop $9 Billion in Free Money to 7 Million Hong Kong Residents
Feb27

Government to Airdrop $9 Billion in Free Money to 7 Million Hong Kong Residents

The government of Hong Kong has decided to airdrop about $9 billion in free money to an estimated 7 million residents in the troubled Chinese territory. From a global perspective, this can be seen as a desperate move to stimulate the local economy while the coronavirus outbreak is hitting markets hard all around the world. At the same time, the move can also be seen as part of the government’s efforts to stop the persistent protests...

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SEC Karate-Chops Steven Seagal Over Promoting Cryptocurrency Touted as the Next Gen Bitcoin
Feb27

SEC Karate-Chops Steven Seagal Over Promoting Cryptocurrency Touted as the Next Gen Bitcoin

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged actor Steven Seagal for unlawfully promoting a cryptocurrency investment scheme claiming to be “the next generation of bitcoin.” Seagal failed to disclose that he was being compensated in cash and crypto by Bitcoiin2gen, or B2G, for marketing its token offering, such as on Twitter and Facebook. Also read: Bitcoin, Tesla Stock, Tron: How Warren Buffett Got His First Bitcoin...

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Bitmain Unveils 2 Bitcoin Miners With Max Speeds Up to 110TH/s Per Unit
Feb27

Bitmain Unveils 2 Bitcoin Miners With Max Speeds Up to 110TH/s Per Unit

On Thursday, the China-based mining rig manufacturer Bitmain announced the launch of two new Antminer S19 series models that process between 95 to 110 trillion hashes per second (TH/s). The Antminer S19 Pro model with 110TH/s and 29 joules per terahash (J/TH) is 24 trillion hashes per second faster than Microbt’s latest Whatsminer M30S model (86TH/s). Also read: Bitcoin Rich: 6 Crypto Entrepreneurs Make the 2020 Hurun Billionaire List...

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Welcome to Bitcoin 2020!
Feb27

Welcome to Bitcoin 2020!

Bitcoin Magazine is the proud host of the Bitcoin 2020 conference being held in San Francisco on March 27th and 28th, 2020. Welcome to Bitcoin 2020, a one-of-a-kind festival celebrating the dawn of a new technological paradigm and the counterculture behind it. Bitcoin is about more than just money; it is a movement rooted in the controversial idea of freedom. Its first adopters were champions of liberty, privacy, sound money and...

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Welcome to Bitcoin 2020!
Feb27

Welcome to Bitcoin 2020!

Bitcoin Magazine is the proud host of the Bitcoin 2020 conference being held in San Francisco on March 27th and 28th, 2020. Welcome to Bitcoin 2020, a one-of-a-kind festival celebrating the dawn of a new technological paradigm and the counterculture behind it. Bitcoin is about more than just money; it is a movement rooted in the controversial idea of freedom. Its first adopters were champions of liberty, privacy, sound money and...

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UK’s FCA Suspends Epayments Service – Over £100M Frozen and Alleged Onecoin Connection
Feb27

UK’s FCA Suspends Epayments Service – Over £100M Frozen and Alleged Onecoin Connection

Epayments, one of the largest payment providers in the U.K., has halted operations after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) suspended the company for “weaknesses” related to its anti-money-laundering (AML) process. Since Epayments shut down on February 11, customers have been complaining because they cannot access their money. Reports also detail that if the firm becomes insolvent, Epayments clients won’t be protected by any type...

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Court Rejects Ripple’s Bid to Dismiss Class Action Lawsuit Filed by XRP Investors
Feb27

Court Rejects Ripple’s Bid to Dismiss Class Action Lawsuit Filed by XRP Investors

A court case that has the future of XRP at stake continues after Ripple’s motion to dismiss it was rejected by a court in California. The plaintiffs claim that the blockchain company sold the coin as an unregistered security and demand compensation. Ripple tried to avoid the case with its defense team insisting the lawsuit had been filed too late. Also read: XRP Plummets 56% in One Candle, Bitmex Traders Outraged Over Flash Crash...

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Lebanon Fights for Separation of Money and State as Residents Use Bitcoin to Evade Capital Controls
Feb27

Lebanon Fights for Separation of Money and State as Residents Use Bitcoin to Evade Capital Controls

Mass unrest in Lebanon due to allegations of political corruption and heavy handed capital controls has carried over into the new year, with reports pointing to a notable uptick in bitcoin trading from the embattled nation. As residents seek to preserve as much value as they can while government falters, some traders are calling for a separation of money and state, thinking it is high time to put financial power back into the hands of...

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The Bull and Bear Case for Investing in the Top 20 Cryptocurrencies
Feb26

The Bull and Bear Case for Investing in the Top 20 Cryptocurrencies

Should you buy bitcoin or bitcoin cash? Does tezos have further room to grow? Is monero a long-term hold? There are no absolute answers to these questions and no crystal ball to determine which crypto will pull a 5x before the year’s out. Based on fundamentals alone, however, here are some reasons why you might wish to buy or sell the top 20 cryptos by market cap. Also read: Bitcoin Rich: 6 Crypto Entrepreneurs Make the 2020 Hurun...

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Bitcoin Rich: 6 Crypto Entrepreneurs Make the 2020 Hurun Billionaire List
Feb26

Bitcoin Rich: 6 Crypto Entrepreneurs Make the 2020 Hurun Billionaire List

On Wednesday, the “Hurun Global Rich List,” a ranking of the wealthiest individuals, published its 2020 report that notes the world saw 346 new billionaires last year. This year’s list also includes six blockchain entrepreneurs who made the Hurun Global Rich List through cryptocurrency investments. Also read: Warren Buffett Slates Bitcoin, Denies Owning Crypto Gifted by Justin Sun Cryptos Billionaire Club The Hurun Global Rich List is...

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Raising $100K for Cashfusion’s Security Audit, Bitcoin.com Matches Donations to Improve BCH Privacy
Feb26

Raising $100K for Cashfusion’s Security Audit, Bitcoin.com Matches Donations to Improve BCH Privacy

Bitcoin.com is a proponent of privacy and we have been monitoring Bitcoin Cash projects like Cashshuffle and Cashfusion closely. Last March, Cashshuffle was officially released after a security audit from Kudelski Security, and since then millions of dollars worth of BCH have been shuffled. Our web portal aims to help speed up the process of Cashfusion’s official release, so we created a fundraiser to raise $50,000 for Kudelski to...

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Bitcoin in INR: Binance, Wazirx, Cashaa, Zebpay Announce New Offers for India
Feb26

Bitcoin in INR: Binance, Wazirx, Cashaa, Zebpay Announce New Offers for India

Several cryptocurrency exchanges in India have recently stepped up their offerings as they wait for the supreme court’s decision on the RBI ban. Binance and Wazirx have made some improvements to their platforms, Cashaa is waving some fees, and Zebpay has announced zero fees on a trading pair when it re-launches in India. Also read: Regulatory Roundup – Trump’s Cryptocurrency Proposals, IRS Changes Rule, China Quarantines Cash Binance...

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Coinbase Wallet Adds Support for Short and ‘Human-Friendly’ Cryptocurrency Addresses
Feb26

Coinbase Wallet Adds Support for Short and ‘Human-Friendly’ Cryptocurrency Addresses

One of the scariest features of transacting with cryptocurrency, for many new users, is correctly inputting the long hexadecimal addresses involved. Various individual projects and larger collaborations have tried to tackle this anxiety-inducing issue in different ways, so that bitcoin adoption can grow. The latest venture to try and take on this challenge is Coinbase. Also Read: Coinbase Wallet Removing Mobile Dapp Browser to Comply...

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