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On May 22, 2020
@bobbyclee shared
Here’s the original https://t.co/vKAnDN9Sqw thread where Laszlo Hanyecz offered to spend 10,000 BTC for 2 #pizzas: https://t.co/TnAVzPpCLl 10 years later, it’s worth some $92 million. Either #Bitcoin has really appreciated or @PapaJohns pizza🍕has really depreciated in value!😂
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On May 25, 2020
@NickSzabo4 shared
RT @Zectro1: Someone just signed a message calling Craig a fraud from 145 addresses Craig claimed were his in the Tulip Trust. I verified the first few addresses on the list, and their signatures and presence on Craig's list checks out. https://t.co/gwTy8GcmiF https://t.co/4hHCKr8NCA
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More than 100 addresses with unmoved bitcoin mined in 2009 (Satoshi?) just signed a message against CSW

More than 100 addresses with unmoved bitcoin mined in 2009 (Satoshi?) just signed a message against CSW

https://paste.debian.net/plain/1148565 I just started checking some addresses, confirmed the signatures, and verified these are addresses with...

On May 22, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
Also read this fresher, less salty take on #BitcoinPizzaDay in @CoinDesk today by @galenmoore https://t.co/pcOIPrC8AM
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10 Years After Laszlo Hanyecz Bought Pizza With 10K Bitcoin, He Has No Regrets

10 Years After Laszlo Hanyecz Bought Pizza With 10K Bitcoin, He Has No Regrets

Laszo Hanyecz's 10,000 BTC pizza buy 10 years ago has a special place in bitcoin folklore, highlighting, however expensively, that participation is necessary for success.

On May 20, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDesk: NEW: Starting Friday, you can watch "Banking on Africa: The Bitcoin Revolution" on Amazon Prime. Here's what to know about the recent surge in #bitcoin usage in several African nations. @La__Cuen reports https://t.co/OlTfKQtp8h
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This Bitcoin Documentary From Africa Is Streaming on Amazon Prime

This Bitcoin Documentary From Africa Is Streaming on Amazon Prime

A new documentary – “Banking on Africa: The Bitcoin Revolution” – explores the role of cryptocurrencies in African economies.

On May 19, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @CoinDesk: OPINION: With @Paul_TudorJones endorsing #bitcoin as a store of value, BTC is one step closer to mainstream acceptance, even by central banks, says @ByrneHobart. https://t.co/WQennZPwMh
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PTJ on BTC: Bitcoin Is Now the Macro Big Bet

PTJ on BTC: Bitcoin Is Now the Macro Big Bet

When a famed macro investor like Paul Tudor Jones invests in Bitcoin, you know it's a serious play. Next step: central banks buying crypto too.

On May 20, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @joonian: Miners were throwing everything they had onto the network before the halving https://t.co/yvG06CbOEa
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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Drops by 6% In First Adjustment After Halving

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Drops by 6% In First Adjustment After Halving

The Bitcoin network just fine-tuned a key parameter to coax back miners who quit after last week's halving hammered their profits.

On May 20, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @Cointelegraph: Grayscale’s Bitcoin holdings denominated in U.S. dollars surged 76% since May 2019 from $1.8 billion to $3.36 billion https://t.co/tp9Fx9FVPA
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Grayscale’s Bitcoin Holdings Pass $3 Billion, Growing 76% Year-on-Year

Grayscale’s Bitcoin Holdings Pass $3 Billion, Growing 76% Year-on-Year

American digital asset management fund Grayscale has continued to grow, with the total assets under management hitting $3.8 billion

On May 25, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDesk: Bitcoin keys from coins Craig Wright claimed in court he controlled have been used to sign a message calling him a "fraud." Via @Dan_Z_Palmer https://t.co/doExUOxLiN
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Craig Wright Called ‘Fraud’ in Message Signed With Bitcoin Addresses He Claims to Own

Craig Wright Called ‘Fraud’ in Message Signed With Bitcoin Addresses He Claims to Own

Bitcoin keys from coins said to be mined in 2009 were used to sign a message calling Wright a "fraud." He's said in court he owns the same bitcoin.