Daily Archives: 02.05.2019

Bitcoin 2019 Gears Up to Bring Bitcoin Back Into the Conference Spotlight | Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin 2019 Gears Up to Bring Bitcoin Back Into the Conference Spotlight We’re a month and some change away from Bitcoin 2019: a conference made by Bitcoiners, for Bitcoiners. The conference will rekindle the same spirit of a similar Bitcoin conference that ended five years ago. Inspired by this earlier series, Bitcoin 2019 is rooted in the same ethos that ...

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Indictments Issued for Two Individuals for Running “Shadow Banking” Operation | Bitcoin Magazine

Indictments Issued for Two Individuals Running “Shadow Banking” Operation U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York has charged two individuals for providing “shadow banking” services to crypto exchanges. According to a statement by Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, published on April 30, 2019, “Reginald Fowler and Ravid Yosef allegedly ...

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Canadian Provinces Compete for Attention of Bitcoin Mining Businesses | Bitcoin Magazine

Canadian Provinces Compete for Attention of Bitcoin Mining Businesses In Canada, individual provinces are responsible for energy issues, and their interest in Bitcoin mining is growing as several provincial governments have already offered low-cost energy incentives to attract mining operations to their provinces. Quebec, the largest Canadian province, wants in on the action and has overruled its energy provider Hydro-Québec’s ...

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Percentage of CoinJoin Bitcoin Transactions Triples Over Past Year | Bitcoin Magazine

Percentage of CoinJoin Bitcoin Transactions Triples Over Past Year According to a study released by Longhash on April 29, 2019, the relative usage of CoinJoin out of all bitcoin transactions has tripled in one year, currently sitting at 4.09 percent. CoinJoin was first proposed in mid-2013 as part of many solutions to solve the issue that bitcoin transactions are not ...

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A New Report Shows People Are Warming Up to Bitcoin | Bitcoin Magazine

A New Report Shows People Are Warming Up to Bitcoin A Medium post published by Spencer Bogart, a general partner at Blockchain Capital, compares data collected from a set of surveys from October 2017 and April 2019 containing identical questions (plus a few new ones). The results, compiled from an online survey taken by 2,029 American adults, reveal that Bitcoin ...

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“Bye Gold, Buy Bitcoin”: Grayscale Urges Investors to Drop Gold for BTC | Bitcoin Magazine

“Bye Gold, Buy Bitcoin”: Grayscale Urges Investors to Drop Gold for BTC Grayscale Investments is weighing in on the gold versus bitcoin debate. Its two sats? Drop the bars, buy the bits (and the dip). The Digital Currency Group off-shoot has launched a “Drop Gold” campaign that encourages investors to ditch the old asset for its digital counterpart, bitcoin. “Everyone ...

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Review: American Moonshot

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race by Douglas Brinkley Harper, 2019 hardcover, 576 pp., illus. ISBN 978-0-06-265506-6 US$35.00 The space community’s opinions of John F. Kennedy have varied over the decades. During the race to the Moon, and the years that followed, Kennedy was seen as a brilliant visionary and passionate advocate for space exploration because ...

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