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Bitcoin News

The best breaking Bitcoin news stories from around the world.

Bitcoin Investment Trust Wins 48,000 Auctioned Bitcoins

The Bitcoin Investment Trust has successfully bid for 48,000 bitcoins that were auctioned last week. The coins were originally part of a huge stash of...

Andreas Antonopoulos: We’re Seeing Amazing Developments in Bitcoin Governance

Governance has become a key topic of interest in the Bitcoin community over the past few months, and Mastering Bitcoin Author Andreas Antonopoulos was...

Longtime Cypherpunk Zooko Warns Bitcoin Community About Overconfidence

Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn is a longtime cypherpunk and current CEO of Zcash, where his team is developing a truly anonymous alternative to Bitcoin. Recently, Zooko...

Gavin Andresen is Not Giving Up on Bitcoin Classic

During a recent AMA on Chinese Bitcoin community website 8btc, Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen confirmed that he’s not giving up on Bitcoin...

Introducing BCoin, Purse’s Bitcoin Javascript Library

I'm no programmer, but even I know BitcoinQt (Core) is difficult to work with. Every programmer says so. Core is tried and tested but cumbersome and its...

Robert Genito, Founder of Wall of Coins Speaks About Bitstamp

The attack on Bitstamp wallets has cost the companies customers millions of dollars and can potentially be traced to the recent dip in bitcoin...

OpenBazaar: We’re Targeting the 21% of eBay Merchants Who are Unhappy

Most individuals who have heard of OpenBazaar seem to believe that it is nothing more than the next version of Silk Road, but the...

The Leftover Bits 14/5/15: Tip Musicians, SEC Charges Ex Circle Exec,...

The Leftover Bits is the web's most digestible daily bitcoin news column. ChangeTip Adds SoundCloud to Supported Platforms ChangeTip clearly has more reach than any other...

Blockchain Investment in 2016 Hits US$290M as Banks Accelerate Development

Venture capital investment into blockchain and Bitcoin companies has reached US$290 million in the first six months of the year through over 30 deals,...

What is a Bitasset?

The idea of creating new assets on top of bitcoin via smart contracts has been around for a few years now, but it seems...