Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Outage Downs Telegram, Bitcoin Shines on a Bank

Technical Issues, blockchain plans, and bitcoin pranks – we've got a colorful selection of news in today's Bitcoin in Brief. The popular messaging app Telegram was down for some users in Europe and the Middle East over the weekend, but the problem has been resolved. Also, a bitcoin logo appeared …
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Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Snatching Blockchain, Tracking Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com)

No one likes missing the train. Of course, jumping on the wrong one is sure to delay the arrival even more. In today’s Bitcoin in Brief, we cover the latest attempts by big corporations to stay close to the crypto waters without really wetting their feet. Also, do you want to know how Cryptokitties have inspired a new Ebay-like platform for crypto enthusiasts?
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Decentralized exchange, Bisq, to launch their first USD liquidity week Monday 2/26. BTC/USD trading fees reduced by 75%, new payment methods recently added (venmo, cash app, +more). Only problem is they are busy coding, not doing PR + marketing. Let’s help spread the word!

If you have access to USD payment methods, put an order in the order book for a week, and help encourage USD liquidity growth.

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Greetings, Bisq users!

Tomorrow—Monday Feb 26th—begins Bisq’s first-ever USD liquidity week. It’s an effort to bootstrap BTC/USD trading activity to a level where organic growth can really take off.

Sound interesting? If you have access to US payment methods and are eager to see Bisq’s BTC/USD market grow, you can help!

First, upgrade to Bisq v0.6.6, where you’ll find several new features that make trading and market making better than ever:

  1. Trading fees have been reduced by 75%. It now costs just 0.00005 BTC to make an offer at market price.

  2. Several popular US payment methods have been added, including Cash App, Venmo, Popmoney, Uphold and ACH/WIRE.

  3. You can now deactivate and reactivate your offers with no loss of trading or mining fees.

Next, you can do any or all of the following:

Join us on YouTube at 11a Pacific / 2p Eastern, where Bisq contributors Chris Beams and Felix Moreno will screencast a live BTC/USD Bisq trade using Cash App as the payment method.

Be a USD market maker for the week. This will mean keeping one or more BTC/USD offers open throughout the week. We’ll discuss the details and take your questions during the live stream.

Spread the word. Follow @bisq_network and retweet tomorrow’s live stream announcement and other news about USD liquidity week. Let's see how big this thing can get.

Thanks for your support!

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“There are no controls over how many Bitcoins are issued, and digital counterfeiting rings have been busy replicating the currency at “Bitcoin farms”, and a few have been apprehended.” This “Journalist should be fired on Monday Morning”

"There are no controls over how many Bitcoins are issued, and digital counterfeiting rings have been busy replicating the currency at “Bitcoin farms”, and a few have been apprehended." This "Journalist should be fired on Monday Morning" submitted by /u/127fascination
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"There are no controls over how many Bitcoins are issued, and digital counterfeiting rings have been busy replicating the currency at “Bitcoin farms”, and a few have been apprehended." This "Journalist should be fired on Monday Morning" (reddit.com)

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‘Black Monday’ Shows Bitcoin Isn’t As ‘Dangerous’ As Regulators Claim (news.bitcoin.com)

Looking at mainstream media headlines over the past few weeks shows a lot of columnists and pundits have declared that ‘bitcoin’s bubble has burst.’ They always claim that it’s much safer to invest in traditional investments like equities or the stock market while at the same time highlighting cryptocurrency’s volatile price swings. However, on Monday, February 5th the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 1,175 points, losing more value in one day than the entire cryptocurrency…

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Mentor Monday, February 05, 2018: Ask all your bitcoin questions!

Ask (and answer!) away! Here are the general rules:

  • If you'd like to learn something, ask.
  • If you'd like to share knowledge, answer.
  • Any question about Bitcoin is fair game.

And don't forget to check out /r/BitcoinBeginners

You can sort by new to see the latest questions that may not be answered yet.

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Mentor Monday, January 29, 2018: Ask all your bitcoin questions!

Ask (and answer!) away! Here are the general rules:

  • If you'd like to learn something, ask.
  • If you'd like to share knowledge, answer.
  • Any question about Bitcoin is fair game.

And don't forget to check out /r/BitcoinBeginners

You can sort by new to see the latest questions that may not be answered yet.

Please check our Newcomer FAQ for unanswered questions.

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Mentor Monday, January 22, 2018: Ask all your bitcoin questions!

Ask (and answer!) away! Here are the general rules:

  • If you'd like to learn something, ask.
  • If you'd like to share knowledge, answer.
  • Any question about Bitcoin is fair game.

And don't forget to check out /r/BitcoinBeginners

You can sort by new to see the latest questions that may not be answered yet.

Please check our Newcomer FAQ for unanswered questions.

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