New Coins You Should Look at (November 6, 2014)

New Coins You Should Look at (November 6, 2014)

The announcement of Bitcoin’s sidechaining feature that will likely soon be active is very good news for Bitcoin, but it might be even better news for altcoins.

Sidechains will likely be just the first of many useful additions to Bitcoin and clearly demonstrates it’s programmability, allowing it to be modified without disrupting the network. Since any cryptocurrency can be a Bitcoin sidechain I would expect to see several current and future altcoins operating as Bitcoin sidechains.

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Education for Bitcoins

Education for Bitcoins

 

With more and more businesses and organisations accepting Bitcoin every day, there is sure to be an interest in using Bitcoin to pay for education. While Bitcoin acceptance still has much progress to be made, especially in schools and universities, there are a few places where students who wish to further their education and pay their tuitions with the digital currency.

King’s College — New York, NY, USA

The King’s College in New York city claims to be the first accredited college in the United States to accept Bitcoin.

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Bitcoiner of the Week: Hal Finney

Bitcoiner of the Week: Hal Finney

On August 28, 2014, Bitcoin world lost one of its earliest pioneers, Hal Finney, at the age of 58. Finney was one of the developer of Bitcoin project and the recipient of the first bitcoin transaction.

“I mined block 70-something, and I was the recipient of the first bitcoin transaction, when Satoshi sent ten coins to me as a test. I carried on an email conversation with Satoshi over the next few days, mostly me reporting bugs and him fixing them” he said.

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