Swan Bitcoin Acquires Specter Solutions – Bitcoin Magazine

Swan Bitcoin acquired Specter Solutions for its open-source bitcoin custodial applications. Specter can remain independent from Swan and will stay open-source. Users will not be required to provide any KYC information in order to use Specter services. Swan Bitcoin, a leading bitcoin service provider, has acquired a leading bitcoin custodial services provider, Specter Solutions, per a press … Read more

Bitcoin Design Community Announces October Designathon – Bitcoin Magazine

The Bitcoin Design Community, a group dedicated to open-source design for bitcoin products, is hosting a Designathon (a hackathon but for design) from October 12-23. The Design Bitcoin team is partnering with Bolt.Fun and its Legends of Lightning tournament while also seeking to coordinate with the TABConf Builder Day. The goal of the event is to connect … Read more

Taro Launches Stablecoins On Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

Lightning Labs on Wednesday released the first version of the Taro open-souce software to enable minting, sending and receiving assets on the Bitcoin blockchain. Taro daemon’s alpha release enables developers to issue tokens on testnet, an alternative Bitcoin blockchain made specifically for public testing. It allows developers to test applications with testnet coins instead of … Read more

El Salvador To Host Nonprofit Bitcoin Conference In November – Bitcoin Magazine

El Salvador, the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, is hosting an Adopting Bitcoin conference which will see more than 110 speakers from over 30 countries gather to discuss financial inclusion, per a press release. Galoy Inc., the company behind the Bitcoin Beach Wallet, is organizing the nonprofit event while … Read more

Argentina Fighter Guido Cannetti Accepts Salary in Stablecoin

Argentina athlete Guido Cannetti of the world’s leading mixed martial arts competition Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that he would would be paid in full in stablecoin USDC. He becomes the first UFC athlete in Argentina to use a cryptocurrency stablecoin for salary. According to Bitwage – the global leader in Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and stablecoin payroll … Read more