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Living on Bitcoin in Europe: From Amsterdam to Prague, No Cash Required

Bitcoin Magazine supplied reporter Colin Harper with a fistful of sats and set him loose in Europe. This is the first installment of his “Living on Bitcoin in Europe” series. Continue reading his adventures over the coming days. Amsterdam and the 40-Hour Day I landed in Brussels with a rucksack filled with the usual miscellany: Read more…

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Bitcoin at $8K: Reason to Worry? Nope, Network’s Long-Term Metrics Are Just Fine

Just a couple of days ago, Bitcoin’s price plunged to $8,000, dropping $1,500 in less than an hour. This marked a decrease of around 14% and had quite a few people worrying whether the bull run of 2019 had reversed. A closer look at the state of the network and the long-term price trend, however, suggests Read more…

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Dead Altcoins: Overwhelming Number of Crypto Projects Without A Single Line Of Code Committed in 2019

ICOs were undoubtedly a hot trend back in 2017 and 2018 during the parabolic market movement and the subsequent decrease. Ever since then, their prominence has stalled and a recent report shows why that might be. Apparently, 640 out of 2000 reviewed ICOs haven’t added or written a single line of code in 2019 and Read more…

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John McAfee: Bitcoin Custody To Become The Standard

Since Bitcoin came into being, we have a global decentralized digital cash system that can bypass the entire banking system. But like cash, it has its own set of risks. If you lose the keys to your coins, you lose the coins. Bitcoin investors know about it, but it scares new users and they’d rather Read more…

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Research: Blockchain Devices Market Will Be Worth $1.2B in 5 Years

The market for blockchain devices will grow about fivefold in the next five years, making big annual leaps. This is the vision of Markets&Markets proprietary research. Blockchain Devices to Gain by 42% Annually The market for devices dedicated to cryptocurrency or having blockchain-connectivity features will grow by leaps of more than 40% each year, the Read more…

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Buterin Considers zk-STARKS, Plasma, Casper, Bitcoin Cash for Enhancing Ethereum’s Efficiency

The developers of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest platform for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps), have been experimenting with different approaches for effectively scaling the smart contract platform. Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin has considered using other blockchain platforms as data layers for the Ethereum network. These platforms include Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Read more…

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Ethereum: Proposed ETH Inflation Rate is Lower Than That of Post-Halving Bitcoin

Ethereum Inflation Rate Could Plummet (And That’s Good) OK, let’s set the record straight: cryptocurrencies, be it Bitcoin, Ethereum, or otherwise, often sport inflation rates. Save for some select cryptocurrencies, the growth of Bitcoin’s supply is the lowest, and has thus remained a benchmark for other cryptocurrencies to try and reach. Some have gone as Read more…

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Ethereum 2.0 Well On Its Way: Serenity Phase Zero Spec Finalized

Ethereum 2.0 in the Pipeline For a while now, Serenity, the next step in the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, has been somewhat of a quixotic dream for developers. But, the upgrade, which developers say will dramatically increase the efficiency and decrease the power consumption of the network, is rapidly nearing. Revealed Monday by Danny Ryan, a Read more…