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Binance (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Binance Stops Support for Bitcoin NFTs Citing 'Streamlining' of Offered Products
Users have been prompted to withdraw Bitcoin NFTs from Binance by May 18.
Binance (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

image of someone splitting a log vertically in half with a long-handled ax
The Bitcoin Halving Really Is Different This Time
Four ways this April’s big event will be unprecedented.
image of someone splitting a log vertically in half with a long-handled ax

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Is Toxic Bitcoin Maximalism Getting Less Toxic?
As BTC gets Wall Street approval and developers build new applications on the network, bitcoiners are ditching some of their previous siege mentality.
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16:9 Bitcoin, BRC-20 (geralt/Pixabay)
BRC-20 Creator Domo Addresses Thorny Governance Issues With New 'Lead Maintainer' Appointments
Governance on Bitcoin is often a thorny subject, as highlighted at the start of this year when Ordinals marketplace UniSat and Domo came into a potential conflict
16:9 Bitcoin, BRC-20 (geralt/Pixabay)

OrdiZK appears to have suffered a rug pull. (Clint Patterson/Unsplash)
Bitcoin Bridge OrdiZK Suffers Apparent $1.4M Rug Pull, Token Crashes to Zero: CertiK
The OrdiZK website and social media accounts are also offline.
OrdiZK appears to have suffered a rug pull. (Clint Patterson/Unsplash)

Bitcoin miner Marathon Digital starts 'Slipstream' to make complex BTC transactions faster (CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Miner Marathon to Start 'Slipstream' to Make Complex BTC Transactions Faster
Marathon will be the first publicly traded miner to offer such a service by utilizing its own mining pool.
Bitcoin miner Marathon Digital starts 'Slipstream' to make complex BTC transactions faster (CoinDesk)

Armin Sabouri (left), one of the co-authors of the OP_CAT proposal; with Dan Gould, a Bitcoin developer; and co-author Ethan Heilman, in October at Chaincode Labs' Bitcoin Research Day, in New York. (Neha Narula)
Satoshi-Era Bitcoin Function 'OP_CAT' Dusted Off as Development Fervor Grows
Developers Ethan Heilman and Armin Sabouri view OP_CAT as a simple opcode that offers some of the general purpose functionality currently missing in Bitcoin
Armin Sabouri (left), one of the co-authors of the OP_CAT proposal; with Dan Gould, a Bitcoin developer; and co-author Ethan Heilman, in October at Chaincode Labs' Bitcoin Research Day, in New York. (Neha Narula)

Quantum Cats for sale on Magic Eden NFT Marketplace (Magic Eden)
Taproot Wizards' New Bitcoin NFTs Already Trading at Twice the Initial Sale Price
Even after a weeklong minting process marred by technical issues, the Quantum Cats digital images were going for more than $10,000 each on the NFT marketplace Magic Eden, on t...
Quantum Cats for sale on Magic Eden NFT Marketplace (Magic Eden)

Screenshot of "Quantum Cats" collection from the project's website. (Quantum Cats/Taproot Wizards)
Bitcoin NFT Project Taproot Wizards Sells Out First Collection, Raking in $13M
All 3,000 of the "Quantum Cats" digital images were claimed by the end of Monday's public mint, selling for a fixed price of 0.1 BTC ($4,265) each – despite severe technical i...
Screenshot of "Quantum Cats" collection from the project's website. (Quantum Cats/Taproot Wizards)

Screenshot of "Quantum Cats" collection from the project's website. (Quantum Cats/Taproot Wizards)
Taproot Wizards Delays 'Quantum Cats' for 3rd Time as Mint Site Gets Fixed, Tested
Taproot Wizards struggled with technical issues during Monday's initial attempt to sell about 3,000 of the "NFTs on Bitcoin." The team says they underestimated demand, and say...
Screenshot of "Quantum Cats" collection from the project's website. (Quantum Cats/Taproot Wizards)