At Bitcoin 2021, you’ll be able to experience a variety of speakers with many different backgrounds. One amazing guest we will be privileged to host is Dhruv Bansal, co-founder and CSO at Unchained Capital, and author of the “Bitcoin Astronomy” series discussing the implications of bitcoin and blockchain technology being used in space. He will
Watch This Episode On YouTube Listen To This Episode: In this episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s “Fed Watch” podcast, hosts Christian Keroles and Ansel Lindner welcomed on to the show Parker Lewis, head of business development at Unchained Capital. The main topic of this episode was supply chains, the importance of a pricing mechanism within supply
A creative advertising slogan curated by Luno, a United Kingdom-based bitcoin exchange, has been banned by the U.K.’s Advertising Standard Authority (ASA), according to a recent report from CNBC. Posters displayed across the London Underground network and on London buses prominently stated slogans like, “If you’re seeing bitcoin on the underground it’s time to buy.”
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez burst onto the scene during the pandemic, after buying his first modest bitcoin stash “a few months ago.” Since then, he set a personal goal to turn his tropical city into a bitcoin-savvy economy before 2022. That’s why Suarez is delivering the opening speech at Bitcoin 2021 on June 4 at
According to the head of blockchain and cryptocurrency at PayPal, Jose Fernandez da Ponte, the online payments giant will be adding support for transfers of bitcoin off of the platform and to third-party wallets. According to a report from Decrypt, Fernandez da Ponte made the announcement at the Consensus conference earlier today. “We want to
Can Bitcoin reduce aid corruption, help end dependency and bootstrap renewable energy for emerging markets? Bitcoin is typically thought of as an investment and a strictly financial innovation. But what if some of its greatest impact over time ends up being in the humanitarian and environmental spaces? This essay will explore some of the major
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The government of Iran has announced a ban on bitcoin mining in the country until late September, according to Iran Front Page. This move, which was announced by the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, was necessitated by the huge burden placed on the national power grid by bitcoin mining activities in the country, per the report.
A new card game called Bitopoly, which is designed to introduce players to the history, technology and culture of Bitcoin, has been launched. “Bitopoly is a two- to five-player game where players compete and collaborate to accumulate bitcoin,” according to a press release shared with Bitcoin Magazine. “Players accumulate bitcoin with miners, attack and defend
Marty Bent will be speaking during the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami on June 4 and 5. Make sure that you set a reminder for the Bitcoin 2021 day one YouTube live stream and one for the Bitcoin 2021 day two YouTube live stream now. In a space that is increasingly crowded with a lot