Buy Pizza With Bitcoin! Crypto Twitter Enamored With Lightning Network App

Years ago, when Bitcoin was just a wee lad, a crypto user going by Laszlo made the world’s first real-world transaction with BTC. In what became a historic event in this nascent community, the BitcoinTalk user purchase pizza for 10,000 BTC, then valued at less than $40. Since that date using crypto to purchase pizza,

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5 Reasons Why I Plan to Adopt Bitcoin Cash for Everyday Payments [and You Should Too]

The Bitcoin Cash price has had little negative volatility in recent times, just like Bitcoin itself and Ethereum. In times like these, the question arises: why don’t we just use Bitcoin Cash? Here are five reasons that I’m considering adopting Bitcoin Cash as my cryptocurrency of choice for everyday usage. 1. Low Fees, Empty Blocks The average transaction fee on Bitcoin Cash is less than a penny. Despite having large blocks, most of the blocks are relatively empty by comparison to Bitcoin. If you have a lot of inputs, your transaction fee will be higher, of course. But the cost

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Liberals Love Immigration Unless Google or Amazon Wants to Move to Their Neighborhood

Why does the media keep reporting on Amazon, Google, and other tech giants building new offices and data centers as if their desire to expand is an affront to basic human decency? This article by Elizabeth Dwoskin at the Washington Post covers Google’s expansion into a new data center near Dallas, TX as if the author was a muckraker uncovering a dirty secret. Complete Picture or Propaganda? The story begins: “Last May, officials in Midlothian, Tex., a city near Dallas, approved more than $10 million in tax breaks for a huge, mysterious new development across from a shuttered Toys R

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Shift Card Sunsets, Leaving US Crypto Card Users With Few Options

Crypto Card Users in the U.S. Left With Scarce Options as Shift Card Sunsets ServicesU.S.-based Shift Card, a Visa debit card service that allows people to spend cryptocurrencies held on Coinbase in real-time, will be ceasing operations this April. Shift’s email to customers explains the company hopes to relaunch in the near future, but for now there are few crypto debit card options left for U.S. residents. Also Read: More […]

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Analyst: Bitcoin Holding $3,550 Means “Next Strong Move” is Building

Ever since Bitcoin (BTC) suddenly ran on February 8th, posting a jaw-dropping performance that came straight out of left field, the broader crypto market has entered a lull. While there have been a few notable movers, like Binance Coin (BNB), the broader digital asset class has all but stopped moving. Price action has effectively come

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5 Harsh Truths No Crypto Investor Wants to Hear – But Ignores at Their Peril!

There’s no shortage of optimism in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world – so much so that cold, harsh truth starts to become a rare commodity. With that in mind, let’s take a sobering look at five truths cryptocurrency investors don’t want to hear, no matter how much they should. 1. In a World of Bitcoin Experts, Nobody Knows Anything In the cryptosphere, most experts are self-appointed. A select handful of personalities have won the trust of the average crypto enthusiast, but those are few and far between. The highest rated ICO experts somehow emerged at the same time as the guinea-pig

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Startups-Focused Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Startups-Focused Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments Via BitpayCryptocurrency ventures that don’t wish to convert their holdings to fiat can now pay for legal services with bitcoin cash (BCH) or bitcoin core (BTC) with Atrium. The corporate law firm, which has helped over 300 startups raise more than $500 million in venture capital, now accepts direct cryptocurrency payments via Bitpay. Also Read: Wikipedia […]

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This Anti-Bitcoin Op-Ed Just Took the QuadrigaCX Dialogue to a New Low

Writing for Foreign Policy, David Gerard levies the following taunt: “Forget Bitcoin, try your mattress – cryptocurrency is about as safe as keeping your money in a sock under someone else’s bed.” David Gerard Lays into Bitcoin Yeah, tell that to the guy whose kids are playing with his change for a cup of coffee. No really. What if your money doesn’t fit under your mattress? It’s happened to many people before. Hyperinflation Happened in Germany after World War I And it’s no joke. It’s very serious when something like this happens. The French Third Republic levied its first income tax

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Canadian Crypto Startup Coinsquare Acquires StellarX After Layoff

While the value of Bitcoin screams crypto winter, industry upstarts have continued to put one foot in front of the other, making notable developmental strides. One of Canada’s leading crypto platforms (no it’s not QuadrigaCX), Coinsquare, made a promising acquisition, as the Toronto-based company continues to bolster its offerings at an unmatched pace. StellarX Acquired

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Elon Musk Confirms Exit From Openai Over Disagreements to Focus on Tesla, Spacex

Billionaire Elon Musk confirmed that he exited OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research group, on “good terms” amid disagreements with team members over the project’s direction. Musk also cited a desire to focus on “solving a painfully large number of engineering and manufacturing problems at Tesla (especially) and SpaceX.” Elon Musk Cites Competition Over Talent On Twitter, Musk suggested he had encountered some conflicts of interest because Tesla was competing for some of the same people that OpenAI wanted to recruit. “I didn’t agree with some of what OpenAI team wanted to do. Add that all up, and it was just better to

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