Marshall Islands Updates 2019 Roadmap for Sovereign Cryptocurrency

Marshall Islands Updates 2019 Roadmap for Sovereign CryptocurrencyThe Marshall Islands’ plan to issue a sovereign cryptocurrency, dubbed ‘the Sovereign’ (SOV), appears to be progressing, with the Oceanic nation announcing that it will work alongside Steve Tendon, a former adviser to the Maltese Office of the Prime Minister regarding blockchain policy, in developing the virtual currency. Also Read: Latin American P2P Bitcoin Markets Defy […]

The post Marshall Islands Updates 2019 Roadmap for Sovereign Cryptocurrency appeared first on Bitcoin News.

How to Generate a Bitcoin Address With Your Own Name

You don’t have to be vain to want a vanity address. A bitcoin vanity address is the crypto equivalent of a personalized license plate, with a portion of its 26-35 alphanumeric characters closely mirroring the name of the wallet’s owner. For fundraising, collecting tips or soliciting donations, having a bitcoin address that’s synonymous with its […]

The post How to Generate a Bitcoin Address With Your Own Name appeared first on Bitcoin News.

No, IBM’s Quantum Computer Won’t Break Bitcoin

IBM recently unveiled its Q System One at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, with the company describing the quantum computer as being developed for “commercial use.” Despite numerous media outlets again decrying the imminent death of Bitcoin, IBM’s quantum system is not the game-changer that many are heralding it to be. Also Read: Japanese Regulator […]

The post No, IBM’s Quantum Computer Won’t Break Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Wendy McElroy: Interview With Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part Two

Interview With Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part TwoInterview with Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part Two Conducted by Wendy McElroy The multi-faceted Jeffrey Tucker is an American writer who focuses on market freedom, anarcho-capitalism, and cryptotech. He is the author of eight books on economics, politics, and culture, a much-sought after conference speaker, and an Internet entrepreneur. Jeffrey is editorial director […]

The post Wendy McElroy: Interview With Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part Two appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Bitcoin History Part 8: When 1,500 BTC Cost Less Than $1

Bitcoin History Part 8: When 1,500 BTC Cost Less Than $1How much is one bitcoin worth? In fiat currency terms, that’s a constantly shifting answer, but ever since the beginning, the following has held true: one bitcoin is worth as much as the buyer is willing to pay. Today, that’s likely to be a few thousand dollars, but back in the day, the reverse was […]

The post Bitcoin History Part 8: When 1,500 BTC Cost Less Than $1 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Wendy McElroy: Interview with Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part One

Interview with Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part OneInterview with Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part One Conducted by Wendy McElroy The multi-faceted Jeffrey Tucker is an American writer who focuses on market freedom, anarcho-capitalism, and cryptotech. He is the author of eight books on economics, politics and culture, a much-sought after conference speaker, and an Internet entrepreneur. Jeffrey is editorial director […]

The post Wendy McElroy: Interview with Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part One appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Five Bitcoin Board Games

Five Bitcoin Board GamesBitcoin is highly addictive. For those who come to know and love the cryptocurrency, sending, receiving, and hodling often isn’t enough. Soon they crave Bitcoin merch, which leads to other Bitcoin-based accessories, from stickers to hardware wallets. The final endgame, for a handful who get hooked on the P2P cryptocurrency, is to invest in a […]

The post Five Bitcoin Board Games appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Bitcoin History Part 7: The First Major Hack

Hacks and heists have been a threat for as long as bitcoin has been worth stealing. By 2011, as Bitcoin was easing into its second year of life and its first bubble, early cryptocurrency exchanges were bringing liquidity and price discovery to the nascent ecosystem. At the same time, they were providing an outlet for […]

The post Bitcoin History Part 7: The First Major Hack appeared first on Bitcoin News.