Ordinals Launch NFT On Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

A project called Ordinals has launched on the Bitcoin blockchain, effectively enabling Bitcoin-native on-chain NFTs.  Led by former Bitcoin Core contributor Casey Rodarmor, the protocol is a convention for numbering and transferring individual satoshis on the Bitcoin network. Ord, a specific implementation of Ordinals, “is a wallet and explorer that allows tracking the location of … Read more

Bitcoin Kills Rent Seeking – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Jimmy Song, a Bitcoin developer, educator and entrepreneur and programmer with over 20 years of experience. We need work and work needs us. Labor is what takes a harsh, brutist and difficult world and turns it into a livable, enjoyable and even meaningful place. Work is how we contribute … Read more

Strike Launches Remittances To Philippines – Bitcoin Magazine

Strike, the leading digital payment platform built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, has announced the expansion of its “Send Globally” product to the Philippines. This will allow for fast, secure and low-cost money transfers between the U.S. and the Philippines, which is one of the world’s largest remittance markets. The Philippines relies on more than $35 … Read more

ZEBEDEE And Stattrak Launch Bitcoin Esports Fantasy – Bitcoin Magazine

ZEBEDEE, a leading fintech payment processor for the gaming industry, and Stattrak, the play-and-earn fantasy esports platform, announced the launch of a new product aimed at fans of esports worldwide. The product offers fans the ability to assemble their own fantasy teams in popular games like Counter Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Valorant, Rainbow … Read more

Four Ways Not To Attack Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Joakim Book, a research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research and contributor to Bitcoin Magazine, HumanProgress.org and the Mises Institute. Finding fault with Bitcoin and Bitcoiners is easy. Every schmuck, stick, know-it-all pundit, wiseass and establishment elite has a handful of complaints readily available. Bitcoin uses too … Read more

German Bank DekaBank To Offer Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

German finance giant DekaBank will offer bitcoin products to its institutional customers. The firm has partnered with Swiss service provider Metaco to build its new suite of offerings. DekaBank is the leading provider of securities services and capital market solutions to the German Savings Banks Finance Group. One of Germany’s largest asset managers will offer … Read more

Twitter Prepping For Payments Could Include Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

Twitter is prepping for payments, and bitcoin might be in the mix. According to a Financial Times report, Elon is open to adding BTC and crypto to its Twitter payments vision. While the “super app” vision would prioritize fiat, its future will likely include the alternative payment method. Elon Musks’ Twitter has reportedly begun applying … Read more

Crypto 101: What is the blockchain trilemma?

Life is full of tradeoffs.  Oftentimes, maximizing one outcome can only be achieved by sacrificing another. Sometimes these tradeoffs are not exactly 1:1 tradeoffs, but part of a more complex relationship. What are some examples of a trilemma? Realtors might say: big house, great location, affordable price – pick two Chefs might say: big portions, … Read more