How Bitcoin Mining Is Decentralizing – Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin miners have successfully survived the 2020 Halving and COVID-19, and the network is now seeing some of its highest hash rates ever as these operations power up new equipment and reach new levels of decentralization going into the second decade of bitcoin mining. Bitcoin Mining Is Decentralizing China still dominates the bitcoin mining space, …

Flow Blockchain By Dapper Labs of CryptoKitties Fame to Make NFT-DeFi Based Crypto Games Mainstream

Blockchain technology has made a lot of headway since its inception, leading to the development of hundreds of DApps in DeFi, gaming, content management and plenty of other verticals. While most of these applications utilize the standard features offered by leading blockchains, there are few that have innovated in the space to create an entirely …

Unchained Capital Unveils New Ways For Businesses To Custody BTC – Bitcoin Magazine

Unchained Capital, an Austin-based financial services firm, has announced its new enterprise-grade self-custody offering, aptly named “Business Accounts for Bitcoin.” The underlying principle of this new offering is “collaborative custody,” for which Unchained’s goal is to focus on simple workflows for funds, businesses and B2B2C providers to manage private keys. Common alternative solutions for managing …

Bitcoin Weekly Outlook: All Eyes on Powell and Mnuchin Testimonies

Bitcoin posted choppy trades last week but managed to close the session modestly higher. The Federal Open Market Committee’s meeting on policy decision was the most significant catalyst behind the cryptocurrency’s conflicted market bias. BTC/USD rose by about 7.5 percent to $11,099 ahead of the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s press conference. Traders anticipated the …

OKCoin Awards Marco Falke Bitcoin Developer Grant – Bitcoin Magazine

Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin announced today that the latest contribution from its Open-Source Developer Grant is going to Marco Falke, who has served as a Bitcoin Core maintainer since 2016 and is one of the most active contributors to Bitcoin’s code. “Marco’s work … focuses on making development more efficient,” Elaine Song, a member of OKCoin’s …

Celebrating Bitcoin Independence Day – Bitcoin Magazine

This article originally appeared in our Weekly Bits newsletter. If you want our news and analysis before anyone else, make sure you subscribe now! In my view, Bitcoin Independence Day is a holiday that says a lot about the BTC community. Its origins are highly technical and difficult to understand, the “independence” it celebrates refers to …