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Bitcoin Core, the open source node and wallet software derived from Satoshi Nakamoto’s original client, received some significant tweaks in an update released last week. Among the most significant changes in Bitcoin Core 0.21.0 is the introduction of “descriptor wallets,” expanding the ways in which Bitcoin wallets may be secured. Where traditional wallets requireRead More →

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Bitcoin Transaction You got 50 bitcoins from a friend and 23 from another. But now you want to spend 73 bitcoins on alpaca socks. So you create a transaction: This Bitcoin transaction has 2 inputs and 1 output. However it’s unlikely you’ll have a coin composition that adds up exactly to your desired spend amount. WhatRead More →

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U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase said Tuesday that it brokered Microstrategy’s $425 million bitcoin purchase earlier this year. Until now, it has not been clear who facilitated the deal. Microstrategy’s first bitcoin (BTC) haul of $250 million bought in August was executed over five days, Coinbase revealed in a case study of the transactions. TheRead More →

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Most of you reading this have only ever known Bitcoin by its current logo: that white, double-striped “B” superimposed on an orange circle. Orange coin has become an internationally-recognizable symbol, however Bitcoin didn’t come with this branding out of the box. As with almost every aspect of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto created aRead More →