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Thomas M

Thomas is a journalist at the BTC Times. He enjoys writing about Bitcoin, learning about Bitcoin, and HODLing bitcoin.

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News   -   Oct 31, 2021 The Bitcoin White Paper Turns 13 Today
The Bitcoin White Paper Turns 13 Today

The 31st of October marks the "birthday" of the Bitcoin white paper and its nine pages that made history. In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto presented the white paper to the Cryptography Mailing List; just over two months later, the first Bitcoin block would be mined. Notably, the Bitcoin.org

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News   -   Oct 16, 2021 El Salvador's Chivo Wallet Receives $3 Million in Remittances in a Day
El Salvador's Chivo Wallet Receives $3 Million in Remittances in a Day

El Salvador is officially in the green on its bitcoin purchase, with its holdings of 700 bitcoin sitting at a value of around $43 million at press time. Meanwhile, the country's own Bitcoin wallet Chivo is seeing increased adoption rates. On Friday, as Bitcoin shot above $60,000

by Thomas M
News   -   Oct 09, 2021 Bitfinex Pay Launches Support for Bitcoin Sidechain Liquid
Bitfinex Pay Launches Support for Bitcoin Sidechain Liquid

Online merchants can now accept bitcoin and Tether (USDt) issued on Bitcoin sidechain Liquid. Payments application Bitfinex Pay added support for Liquid this week; developed by Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex, the app allows online merchants to accept a selection of cryptocurrencies. While multiple payment services have integrated Bitcoin or are even

by Thomas M
News   -   Oct 04, 2021 Bitcoin Exchange Coinfloor Migrates Customer Base to CoinCorner
Bitcoin Exchange Coinfloor Migrates Customer Base to CoinCorner

A new acquisition has two of the oldest Bitcoin exchanges serving the British market come together: UK-focused exchange CoinCorner has acquired the customer base and domains of Coinfloor, the UK's longest-running Bitcoin exchange. All of Coinfloor's customers will now be transferred to CoinCorner, the exchanges told

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News   -   Sep 29, 2021 El Salvador Volcano Mining Takes Shape
El Salvador Volcano Mining Takes Shape

A pioneering nation state in all things Bitcoin, El Salvador is making moves to get into bitcoin mining — using geothermal energy from one of its 11 volcanos. An idea born on a Twitter Spaces session on the day El Salvador's parliament passed the "Ley Bitcoin" (Bitcoin

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News   -   Sep 27, 2021 Bitcoin Exchange CoinCorner Goes Carbon-Neutral
Bitcoin Exchange CoinCorner Goes Carbon-Neutral

UK-focused Bitcoin exchange CoinCorner has gone carbon-neutral. The company announced on Tuesday that it has calculated the carbon emissions produced by staff commutes, office electricity, partner companies utilized, and every transaction it passes through the Bitcoin network, and has partnered with two charities to offset those emissions. As part of

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News   -   Sep 23, 2021 Bitcoin.org Displays Giveaway Scam
Bitcoin.org Displays Giveaway Scam

Bitcoin.org appears to have been taken over to promote a giveaway scam. The website, which has been a popular destination for those seeking information on Bitcoin — not least thanks to its domain name — now displays a pop-up asking visitors to send money to a Bitcoin address, which it says

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News   -   Sep 20, 2021 El Salvador Buys the Dip Again
El Salvador Buys the Dip Again

The first country to make Bitcoin legal tender, El Salvador has also become the first nation state to routinely buy the Bitcoin dips. When on "Bitcoin Day," the day the Central American nation's Bitcoin Law went into effect, Bitcoin dropped from $52,000 to to the

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