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Bitcoin Fees Jump to Nearly 1-Year Highs – But Why?

| Alyssa Hertig

The average fees required to send a bitcoin transaction are on the rise again, hitting their highest level in nearly a year in early April.

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Gemini Is Now the Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Add ‘Full’ SegWit Support

| Alyssa Hertig

Gemini says it has added "full" support for SegWit, an important bitcoin code change that paves the way for scaling improvements.

‘Satoshi’s Treasure’ Is a Global Puzzle With a $1 Million Bitcoin Prize

| Leigh Cuen

This treasure hunt is like a bitcoin version of "Ready Player One," with the first clues released via Blockstream's satellite.

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Next Bitcoin Core Release to Finally Connect Hardware Wallets to Full Nodes

| Alyssa Hertig

The coming release of Bitcoin Core will finally, natively allow users to connect bitcoin full nodes to hardware wallets.

Sparkswap Raises $3.5 Million From Initialized, Pantera for Lightning-Powered DEX

| Leigh Cuen

Pantera-backed Sparkswap has launched to offer pro traders litecoin-to-bitcoin atomic swaps using the lightning network.

Even at $30, Bitcoin Was More Exciting Than Poker

| Bailey Reutzel

Josh Rossi describes festive nights of playing poker with a who's who of the early bitcoin scene.

The Easiest Way to Send and Lose Bitcoin in 2012

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

Early bitcoin adopter Dan Gallancy talks about the trials and tribulations of giving away bitcoin.

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Google Searches for ‘Bitcoin’ Hit Highest Total Since November

| Sam Ouimet

Google searches for "bitcoin" jumped to its highest level on Tuesday since Nov. 20, 2018 as the cryptocurrency surged above $5,000 on most exchanges.

Startup Behind Ethereum DEX Releases Lightning Developer Tools

| Alyssa Hertig

Radar Relay, a decentralized exchange for trading tokens over ethereum, is branching out into bitcoin lightning technology.

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Bitrefill’s ‘Thor Turbo’ Lets You Get Started With Bitcoin’s Lightning Faster

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin startup Bitrefill is launching a new service aimed at helping onboard users of the lightning network more quickly.