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Research: Bitcoin Consumes Less Than Half The Energy Of The Banking Or Gold Industries

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A recently released research report from Galaxy Digital has calculated the energy consumed by the Bitcoin network and then compared it to other industries, including the banking industry. It found that Bitcoin consumes 113.89 terawatt hours (TWh) per year, while Read More

Argentina Authorities Require Bitcoin Exchanges To Provide Transaction Data

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Despite various anti-free market policies discouraging bitcoin use in Argentina, adoption has continued to accelerate in the capital control-stricken country. In the government’s most recent move, the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP), essentially the Argentinian version of the Internal Read More

Bitcoin Optech #148: A Security Disclosure Affecting Protocols

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The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we’re republishing the latest issue Read More

MoneyGram, Coinme Partner To Offer Fiat For Bitcoin At Thousands Of U.S. Locations

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Today, peer-to-peer payments and money transfer company MoneyGram and bitcoin kiosk operator Coinme have announced a partnership to enable cash purchases and sales of bitcoin at thousands of locations around the U.S. “The MoneyGram and Coinme integration will provide a Read More