Monthly Archives: October 2021

A Timeline Of Bitcoin And The Six Groups Who’ve Bought It

Throughout Bitcoin’s lifetime, different people have participated in the network based on different desires. Originally published in The Conversation, under Creative Commons licence CC-BY-ND. Updated here by the author. Mainstream commentators are often dismissive of the people who buy bitcoin, writing them off as naive victims of a fraudulent bubble. But if we look more carefully, we can trace the history of bitcoin, and its growing acceptability, through the arrival of different kinds of buyers. Each group has been drawn by a different narrative of bitcoin’s value, […]

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Associated Press plans to launch Chainlink node to publish data

The news agency added it would be open to shifting its approach based on the response from developers as it kept “a finger on the pulse of the blockchain economy.” The Associated Press news agency announced it would be launching its own Chainlink oracle node to ensure any data from its U.S. newspaper and broadcaster members would be cryptographically verified. In an Oct. 21 announcement, the Associated Press, or AP, said smart contract developers would have access to the agency’s “economic, sports, and race call data” once […]

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US Public Pension Fund for Firefighters Adds Bitcoin and Ether Worth $25 Million to Portfolio

The $5.5 billion pension fund for the U.S. city of Houston’s firefighters has announced an investment in bitcoin and ether. “This investment marks the first announced investment in digital assets by a public pension plan in the U.S.” ‘A Watershed Moment for Bitcoin and Its Place in Public Pensions’ The Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund (HFRRF), the pension fund for the city of Houston’s firefighters, announced Thursday that it had purchased bitcoin and ether for the defined benefit plan’s portfolio. The announcement describes: This investment marks […]

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Bitcoin And The Philosophy Of Free Choice

Bitcoin allows people to opt out of systems not designed to their benefit, and creates a “network state” of like minded thinking. The profoundness of philosophy is typically measured in extremities and diversions from a central understood point. This can address the thought collective, or the individual, when discussing knowledge and experiences with the intention of developing a grandiose understanding of the subject at hand, or positing real and lasting change. The road map for such a study is as follows: First, we define the problem of […]

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Early meeting of E-Gold founders may hold clue to Satoshi Nakamoto’s identity — Peter Thiel

Did Satoshi Nakamoto work on E-Gold? If so, Peter Thiel thinks he has a way to narrow down the identity of Bitcoin’s creator. PayPal co-founder and billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel believes he may hold a clue on how to find Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin’s (BTC) pseudonymous creator who disappeared two years after mining the cryptocurrency’s genesis block in January 2009.  His theory stems from an early meeting of E-Gold founders in February 2000, where roughly 200 people coalesced around a beach in Anguilla to devise a strategy […]

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Carbon Credit Token MCO2 Is Now Listed on Gemini – Learn About the Green Asset Set to Save the Planet

MCO2 is a carbon credit token traded by Moss.Earth. One MCO2 token is equivalent to one carbon credit. It is now possible to find this asset available on the largest exchanges on the planet, such as Gemini. The token goes through several processes to guarantee the security and reliability of the product. MCO2 Is the First Carbon Credit Based Token on Gemini The MCO2 token is an asset that makes the carbon credit market more democratic, secure, dynamic, and liquid. Carbon credits are no longer just an […]

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Traders brace for a drop to $58K if Bitcoin price loses the $62K support

After a 100%+ move to a new all-time high, profit taking kicks in and Bitcoin traders brace for a possible retest of the $58,000 to $62,000 zone. Whipsaw price action has returned to the cryptocurrency market after Bitcoin’s (BTC) price lost steam at $67,100 and retracted to the $62,000 level.   An early morning 87% flash crash in the price of BTC at Binance US saw the price briefly touch $10,000 and it may have set the market on edge, but generally, it appears to have been an isolated […]

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Rap Star Snoop Dogg Teams up With the Harlem Globetrotters in an NFT Sitcom

On October 20, the iconic rap star Snoop Dogg announced he’s participating in a non-fungible token (NFT) sitcom with the popular basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters. According to the announcement, the NFT drop is part of a campaign featuring a limited edition Snoop Dogg and Globetrotters NFT collection. NFT Whale Snoop Dogg Partners With the Harlem Globetrotters It’s well known that the musician and American rapper Snoop Dogg is a fan of cryptocurrencies and non-fungible token (NFT) assets. In recent times, the crypto community discovered that Snoop […]

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How BitcoinDay Is Building Bitcoin Communities Across The U.S.

The team behind the BitcoinDay event discusses its mission to bring Bitcoin to more small communities across the country. Watch This Episode On YouTube Listen To This Episode: BitcoinTV Apple Spotify Google Libsyn Overcast Rumble In this episode of “The Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” host Christian Keroles sat down with Edward Weniger and Benjamin Maenner from AlphaBTC and BitcoinDay.io to talk about everything they are doing to bring Bitcoin to smaller communities across the United States. BitcoinDay is a traveling Bitcoin conference that was recently held in Omaha, […]

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Treasury official acknowledges most crypto transactions are ‘legitimate’ but still anticipates additional sanctions

“The vast majority of digital assets are being used for legitimate purposes, but for those that are primarily in the business of furthering criminal enterprises, we plan to use our tools to go after them,” said Wally Adeyemo. Wally Adeyemo, the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, said the department would likely be enforcing more sanctions on companies involved in illicit transactions related to ransomware payments. Speaking at an online event hosted by the Center for a New American Security with former Treasury Secretary […]

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