Back in 2013, a single subway sandwich shop accepting Bitcoin got airtime on CNBC, and we were all jumping for joy. Nowadays we get full TV features about Bitcoin and people are like ” yawn, could be better”.

Back in 2013, a single subway sandwich shop accepting Bitcoin got airtime on CNBC, and we were all jumping for joy. Nowadays we get full TV features about Bitcoin and people are like " yawn, could be better". submitted by /u/Godfreee
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Microsoft: “Some blockchain communities increased on-chain tx capacity (blocksize increases), this approach generally degrades the decentralized state & cannot reach the millions… we’re collaborating on decentralized Layer 2 protocols that run atop ‘BTC’ blockchain to achieve global scale”

Microsoft: "Some blockchain communities increased on-chain tx capacity (blocksize increases), this approach generally degrades the decentralized state & cannot reach the millions... we're collaborating on decentralized Layer 2 protocols that run atop 'BTC' blockchain to achieve global scale" submitted by /u/antonesamy
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BITCOIN developers were RIGHT about the BLOCK SIZE

the events in this week regarding coinbase and the relutance in batching and implementing segwit, made clear that before increasing the block size a lot of things can be made better.

some ppl dont want to make up their bed in the morning, they want others to buy them another 7 beds for the rest of the week…

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2 bitcoin traders were held at gunpoint in an armed raid in rural England

Two bitcoin traders were robbed at gunpoint at their home in rural England when armed criminals forced them to carry out cryptocurrency transfers. Danny Aston and his girlfriend Amy Jay, who jointly run a cryptocurrency trading company, were forced to digitally transfer bitcoin by four men who broke …
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TIL that the FBI seized 144,000 bitcoins from Ross Ulbricht (silk road guy) in 2013 following his arrest and conviction. They were valued at close to $28.5million at the time of seizure. They’re now worth $1.9billion.

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