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How Did Satoshi Nakamoto Remain Anonymous? A Detailed Look at the Bitcoin Creator’s Opsec

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The creator of the world’s first successful blockchain network has been an enigma ever since the mysterious inventor released the white paper over 12 years ago. Interestingly, Satoshi Nakamoto worked on the Bitcoin project publicly for 25 months and 13 days, all while being able to remain completely anonymous.</strong> What the Public …

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Argentine Billionaire Marcos Galperin Says Bitcoin a ‘Better Store of Value Than Gold’ as Officials Plan to Print More Pesos

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Argentine billionaire and CEO of the e-commerce platform Mercado Libre, Marcos Galperin says bitcoin is a better store of value than gold. However, the billionaire thinks the crypto will not replace fiat currency due to what he terms the high “energy cost required to process its transfers.”</strong> Bitcoin Mining Energy Consumption Misconception …

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An Unknown User Incurs More Than $80,000 in Transaction Fees When Sending BTC Worth $1

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>An unknown person incurred a transaction fee of more than $80,000 or (3.49079570 bitcoins) when transferring bitcoin worth $1.16. According to Blockchain.com, the December 19 transaction, which is included in block 662052, had an input of 3.49084570 bitcoin and an output of 0.00005000 bitcoin. </strong> As one report explains, the unusually high …

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Ten Years Ago Satoshi Nakamoto Logged Off – The Final Message from Bitcoin’s Inventor

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Ten years ago today, the pseudonymous programmer (or programmers) Satoshi Nakamoto logged into the forum bitcointalk.org one last time, and left the Bitcoin community for good. The day prior Nakamoto wrote a final message to the crypto community by offering a quick build and telling developers that there’s more work to be …

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BTC Averages Over 1 Million Active Addresses as ETH Transaction Fees Hit $2M Daily

Bitcoin averaged over a million daily active addresses in the past week for the first time since January 2018. The growing usage metrics add to evidence of a rising bull market. According to data compiled by Coin Metrics, ethereum might be on course to surpass its all-time high if the bull market continues. The data …

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US Congressmen Want IRS to Balance Taxation and Innovation in the Cryptocurrency Space

A bipartisan quartet of US congressmen wants the IRS taxation policy not to dissuade taxpayers from participating in blockchain token staking. These politicians believe America’s ingenuity can help drive this promising staking technology. The four congressmen are Bill Foster (D) of Illinois, Darren Soto (D) of Florida, Tom Emmer (R) of Minnesota, and David Schweikert …

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Breaking Bitcoin: Crypto Proponents Discuss Honeywell’s 6 Qubit Quantum Computer

On June 19, 2020, the massive industrial firm Honeywell told the public the company is now running a quantum computer that effectively leverages six effective quantum bits, or qubits. Honeywell’s machine is two times more powerful than the quantum computers designed by IBM and Google. With Honeywell revealing the new quantum computer, skeptics have already …

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Bitcoin Fees Fall 60% While Transaction Count Declines

Bitcoin (BTC) average transaction fees dropped by nearly 60% in the last week, as the number of transactions queuing up to be processed on the network eased. According to data from Bitinfocharts, the cost of making a transaction over the Bitcoin blockchain fell to around $2.61 on May 28, down from just over $6.28 six …

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Bitcoin Miners Double Revenue: Fees Spiked Over 200% in 10 Days Since the Halving

Bitcoin (BTC) miners earned 44% more in transaction fees in the nine days since the halving than they did for the whole of April. If this continues miners will have more than doubled their income from transaction fees going forward. According to data from Coinmetrics, miners have collected the equivalent of 1,176 BTC in transaction …

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Bitcoin’s Third Halving Complete: Reward Cut Surprisingly Faster Than Previous Time Estimates

The Bitcoin blockchain has experienced its third block reward halving on May 11, 2020, at approximately 3:21 p.m EST, even though quite a few countdown clocks estimated that the halving would occur on May 12. Bitcoin miners now get 6.25 BTC per block rather than the 12.5 BTC they acquired before the halving. On Sunday, …

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