Bitcoin

New Data Gives Unprecedented Insight Into How Iranians Use Bitcoin

| Leigh Cuen

Iranian bitcoin users are earning a significant portion of their income in crypto, and hodling for the long haul.

You Can Now Buy Lightning-Powered Bitcoin With a Credit Card

| Alyssa Hertig

Payments startup Breez has unveiled a new feature allowing lightning-based bitcoin purchases directly from its mobile app.

Leadership Shakeup at Wasabi Wallet as Bitcoin Business Surges

| Leigh Cuen

Adam Ficsor, co-founder of the firm behind the privacy-centric Wasabi Wallet, is stepping down from his role as CTO.

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A Bitcoin Treasure Hunt Is Coming to College Campuses This Fall

| Leigh Cuen

The real-life spin on "Ready Player One" is bringing scavenger hunts and bitcoin wallet tutorials to more than 20 universities.

Craig Wright Again Claims Authorship of Bitcoin White Paper

| Daniel Palmer

Wright has made another attempt to cement his claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto, posting bitcoin's white paper on a scientific paper hosting site.

Square Crypto Hires Matt Corallo to Boost Bitcoin Development

| Leigh Cuen

Square Crypto just hired one of the world’s most prolific bitcoin developers.

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Pieter Wuille Unveils ‘Miniscript,’ A New Smart Contract Language for Bitcoin

| Alyssa Hertig

Smart contracts could soon get a boost in bitcoin as prominent programmer Pieter Wuille has unveiled a new coding language designed specifically for…

These Bitcoin Users Want DAI and DeFi – Here’s How They Plan to Get It

| Leigh Cuen

The Cross-Chain Working Group project will (almost) enable bitcoin transactions on ethereum, opening up a new world of interacting smart contracts.

Bitcoin’s Surging Dominance – Is This Time Really Different?

| Noelle Acheson

Bitcoin's share of the total crypto market is rising rapidly, but is that necessarily good news for the sector?

Samsung at Last Adds Bitcoin Support to Its Blockchain Phones

| Daniel Palmer

Samsung has added bitcoin to the developers' kit for its blockchain-enabled smartphones six months after launch.