How San Quentin Inmates Built JOLT, a Search Engine for Prison

After learning to code from nonprofit The Last Mile, four inmates built JOLT, a search engine to help further their...

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Stripe Founders Discuss Decision to Drop BTC Payment Services
Jun02

Stripe Founders Discuss Decision to Drop BTC Payment Services

The co-founders of Stripe, brothers Patrick and John Collison, recently discussed the company’s decision to no longer support bitcoin payments, and expressed a willingness to reverse this decision in future. Also Read: Bitcoin Ownership: Your Private Keys to Financial Sovereignty Declining Use of BTC as Means of Payment In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Stripe co-founders John and Patrick Collison shared their view of...

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Blockchain Conferences Are the New Music Festivals
Jun02

Blockchain Conferences Are the New Music Festivals

Cryptocurrency conferences provide a chance to absorb seminars, panel discussions, and keynote speeches from leading industry figures, and to conduct business face-to-face. At least that’s their official purpose. Unofficially, they’re an experiential extravaganza that puts some of the world’s most famous music festivals to shame. Also read: Japan’s GMO Upgrades Margin Services, Launches Wallet and In-Game...

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Adult Film Star Brenna Sparks Discusses Transforming the Sex Industry With Bitcoin
Jun02

Adult Film Star Brenna Sparks Discusses Transforming the Sex Industry With Bitcoin

This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with the adult film star Brenna Sparks about how she’s been relentlessly promoting cryptocurrencies to her co-workers and peers throughout the sex industry. Sparks is a big believer in Bitcoin technology and thinks that someday in the future it will revolutionize the entire adult industry. Furthermore, Sparks is planning to film a few tutorials on how to use cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but...

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Early Bitcoin Developer Recounts “Weird” Interactions with Satoshi
Jun02

Early Bitcoin Developer Recounts “Weird” Interactions with Satoshi

Laszlo Hanyecz, a developer who worked on bitcoin as early as 2010, has discussed his interaction with the pseudonymous creator of bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. Mr. Hanyecz describes his dealings with Satoshi as having been “kind of weird.” Also Read: Moon Missions and Custom Wallets: Bitcoin Community Celebrates Pizza Day Early BTC Developer Discusses Email Exchanges with Satoshi Mr. Hanyecz, a programmer known in the...

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