Strike and Bitnob partnership brings Bitcoin Lightning Network payments to Africa

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How Bitcoin Lightning Network Matures – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Roy Sheinfeld, the cofounder and CEO of Breez, a Lightning Network mobile app. A version of this article was originally published on Medium. It’s almost tautologically true that specialization within a social system increases with sophistication. In fact, increasing specialization could be one way to define social sophistication. Example … Read more

Renaming The Smallest Units Of Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Don McAllister, a technologist who has made several video tutorials on Bitcoin. At its inception, bitcoin was worthless; it had no monetary value. Early adopters could mine hundreds, if not thousands of bitcoin on simple laptops. As such, there was no need to enumerate it in other units than … Read more

Proof Of Resilience: Financial Freedom – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Alexandria, a citizen of Zimbabwe and a second year business administration student at Liaoning Shuhua University in China. Have The Majority Of Africans Ever Had Access To Wealth Like Bitcoin? If the question were to be posed, “Do many people in Africa have shares in Google, Amazon or Microsoft?” … Read more

Will Bitcoin Be Used By The Entire World – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Nesrine Aissani, cofounder of the Zonebitcoin blog.  I was born in the ‘80s in an African country that had a so-called “non-convertible” currency. I think that forever marked my way of thinking about “currency” and I felt that was an injustice. This also became more and more evident when … Read more

Pension Funds Must Adopt Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Mickey Koss, a West Point graduate with a degree in economics. He spent four years in the infantry before transitioning to the Finance Corps. I’m going to use the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) as a proxy for your general pension system. According to investopedia, the CalPERS invested … Read more

European Countries Need Bitcoiners – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Holly Young, Ph.D., an active builder in the Portuguese Bitcoin community. Disclaimer: BTC Inc. is the parent company of the Bitcoin Conference. It was a real pleasure to watch Katie Ananina and Jessica Hodlr take the stage at the Bitcoin Amsterdam conference (not the least because minutes earlier, a … Read more

Onboard People To Bitcoin Individually – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Mark Maraia, an entrepreneur, author of “Rainmaking Made Simple” and a Bitcoiner. The bitcoin price is not the main driver of the meeting of the minds. I want to issue a few challenges to all Bitcoiners who profess to believe strongly in the value of bitcoin. I always considered … Read more

Building Bitcoin Standard In Portugal – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Holly Young, Ph.D., an active builder in the Portuguese Bitcoin community. Way back when people thought the earth was flat, it was more or less here, in Portugal where I am writing this, that people thought that the earth ended. And if you look out to the sea, you … Read more