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  • newGive $10 and get $10 of bitcoin when you refer a friend
    Get rewarded for helping your friends join the future of finance through the Refer-a-friend program.If you’re a verified user in the UK or the US, simply go to the App to find a unique referral code you can share with…
    - 19 hours ago 17 Aug 22, 6:59pm -
  • Miami’s premiere crypto firm
    Miami’s premiere crypto firm partners with Florida International University to drive crypto educationDAOs and dApps will come to the classroom thanks to a partnership between and Florida International University (FIU).…
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  • secures Cayman registration to drive growth in global institutional business has successfully secured its registration in the Cayman Islands.With this move, we can now provide custodial services, operate an exchange, and offer OTC crypto brokerage services for institutional clients within the Cayman Islands Mo…
    - 13 days ago 5 Aug 22, 3:25pm -
  • Benvenuto! Italian regulators welcome Europe’s largest crypto powerhouse,
    The epicenter of the Renaissance, Italy has long been recognized for its modern influence across Europe. Today, the nation continues to embrace forward-thinking technology and innovation.On the heels of a recent Cayman Islands regulatory approval, Bl…
    - 14 days ago 4 Aug 22, 4:25pm -
  • Crypto Wallets, Explained
    What is a crypto wallet?A crypto wallet is a digital or software-based way to access your cryptocurrencies.Unlike a regular wallet, a crypto wallet doesn’t actually hold your assets. Instead, it stores credentials called private keys that give you…
    - 15 days ago 3 Aug 22, 2:14pm -
  • Top tips to prosper during a bear market
    Cryptocurrency prices have fallen, some projects have gone bust, and we’re officially in a bear market.If you’ve been in crypto for a while, you’ve seen this happen before.If you’re new to crypto or investing in general, a bear market occur…
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  • Here’s what’s new at
    The markets may have pulled back, but we’re still building.Historically speaking, bear markets have proven to be the most productive periods for our product team. This time is no different, and we have lots in store for you.Here are some highlight…
    - 49 days ago 30 Jun 22, 6:44pm -
  • Welcoming Giles Swan as Head of European Policy
    The final frontier for emerging technology is often a permanent regulatory framework. This is certainly the case in crypto where a level playing field and clear rules are needed for future growth and innovation. It’s especially critical now to have…
    - 50 days ago 29 Jun 22, 4:19pm -
  • Enjoy frictionless crypto purchases with Apple Pay and Google Pay
    At, we’re constantly searching for ways to make it easier for our users to access the world of crypto.One of our top priorities is delivering an easy experience for buying crypto, which is why we’re excited to bring Apple Pay and…
    - 52 days ago 27 Jun 22, 8:28pm -
  • Win a Steve Aoki A0K1VERSE Passport with and Yat
    To celebrate our collaboration with Yat, we’re giving users the chance to win a passport to the Steve Aoki A0K1VERSE, a new ecosystem bridging the metaverse with the real world.Yat makes sending crypto easier by replacing text and n…
    - 63 days ago 17 Jun 22, 12:33am -

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Bitcoin Mining on Reddit

  • newUsing Nicehash as a Mining Pool?
    Hey guys so I was mining with GPUs for the past 2 years almost. I just set up my ASIC miner and am using nicehash as my mining pool as well for that. Is that the same profitablility for as using another mining pool or can it be better? submitted b…
    - 4 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 10:11am -
  • newFan Motors 240V, 1P
    I recently converted 14 new 1 HP fans from 240V single phase (230V motor) to 3 phase 415 motors for a large container build. If anybody out there needs replacement motors for container fans running at 240 DM me. I use only 3 phase fans so they are ju…
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  • newHow many people own or are running unprofitable miners?
    Just a random thought i had submitted by /u/Text6 [link] [comments]
    - 15 hours ago 17 Aug 22, 10:39pm -
  • newHow do you Idle Avalons?
    As the title suggests. How do you put an Avalon 1246 into a low power/idle mode? submitted by /u/SilenceoftheAngels [link] [comments]
    - 17 hours ago 17 Aug 22, 8:46pm -
  • 【Meta-luban】 Water cooling containers latest information
    submitted by /u/Active-Indication-68 [link] [comments]
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  • Bitcoin Miner Capitulation in July Decreases by Almost 50%
    submitted by /u/FeliceHargrove [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 22, 6:54am -
  • how to get more hashrate out of the S19 Pro with original Firmware ​ submitted by /u/Common-Manner6499 [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 22, 5:06am -
  • Firewall?
    Best practices for firewalls with miners behind them? Pfsense? I’ve search on here but there really doesn’t seem to be much chatter. submitted by /u/beermanisgood [link] [comments]
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  • S19 Idle Power Consumption
    Hey everyone, appreciate your input on this. I know that S19s use ~3.2kwh when operational. But how much power do they consume when they’re idle (i.e. plugged in but no internet connected)? Thanks! submitted by /u/Ukrsheva [link] [comment…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 22, 6:24pm -
  • Solar + Battery + Minimum Electric Charge
    In Florida, the power company charges a minimum bill every month. Anyone ever come up with an automated way to use enough energy to match the minimum billing and also any residual solar power that could go back on the grid? I wouldn’t even care if…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 22, 2:05pm -

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  • newReinforcing our customers account security with enhanced password protection
    Tl;dr: We are excited to announce the expansion of our enhanced password protections. By protecting the first layer of our user’s account protection, their passwords, we are continuing our commitment to offer our customers with the best security to…
    - 21 hours ago 17 Aug 22, 5:02pm -
  • The Ethereum Merge is Coming: Here’s what you need to know
    Tl;dr: Ethereum is anticipated to move to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) on or around September 15, 2022 making it more secure, less energy-intensive, and better for implementing new scaling solutions. Rest assured, your assets will be safe and secure during t…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 22, 4:07pm -
  • USDC: The digital dollar for the global crypto economy
    TL;DR: Coinbase believes crypto will be part of the solution for creating an open financial system that is both more efficient and more equitable. We co-founded the Centre Consortium in 2018 to invest in the build of USDC, and since then it has becom…
    - 3 days ago 15 Aug 22, 6:39pm -
  • Is the Bitcoin Lightning Network for real?
    Around the Block from Coinbase Ventures sheds light on key trends in crypto. Written by Connor Dempsey & Sam NewmanIn the 13 years of its existence, Bitcoin has risen from obscurity to $1 trillion highs, settling over $60 trillion in total transfer…
    - 8 days ago 10 Aug 22, 4:23pm -
  • Nomad Bridge incident analysis
    Tl;dr: Building a better crypto ecosystem means building a better, more equitable future for us all. That’s why we are investing in the larger community to make sure anyone who wants to participate in the crypto economy can do so in a secure way. I…
    - 9 days ago 9 Aug 22, 6:28pm -
  • Coinbase selected by BlackRock; provide Aladdin clients access to crypto trading and custody via…
    Coinbase selected by BlackRock; provide Aladdin clients access to crypto trading and custody via Coinbase PrimeTl;dr: Coinbase and BlackRock to create new access points for institutional crypto adoption by connecting Coinbase Prime and AladdinBy Br…
    - 14 days ago 4 Aug 22, 11:59am -
  • Introducing Coinbase Security Prompt — a safer and easier way of signing into Coinbase
    Introducing Coinbase Security Prompt — a safer and easier way of signing into CoinbaseSiyu Liu, Senior Product Manager; Chetan Rane, Product ManagerTl;Dr: We are excited to introduce the Coinbase Security Prompt: a faster and safer way for ou…
    - 15 days ago 3 Aug 22, 6:46pm -
  • Coinbase Prime grows its staking offering with ETH
    Tl:dr: We’re launching Ethereum staking to US domestic institutional clients on Coinbase Prime. Using our industry-leading cold storage, clients can now generate yield by staking ETH.By Aaron Schnarch, Vice President of Product, CustodyFully-inte…
    - 17 days ago 1 Aug 22, 7:05pm -
  • Security PSA: Search engine phishing
    Tl;dr: Search engine phishing exploits the trust we have in search engines and the convenience of searching for something rather than remembering the domain. The following piece outlines what search engine phishing attacks may look like and how Coinb…
    - 24 days ago 25 Jul 22, 2:06pm -
  • Coinbase wins Best Prime Broker Award
    by Brett Tejpaul, Head of Coinbase Institutional, and Elke Karskens, Head of EMEA MarketingWe recently won the Best Prime Broker Award in Hedgeweek’s annual European Digital Assets Awards. This success not only underlines the strength of our platfo…
    - 27 days ago 22 Jul 22, 10:37am -

Bitcoin Examiner

  • 🔴What’s Up With the Market?
    The post 🔴What’s Up With the Market? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.Blackrock offers direct bitcoin exposure, FTX brings crypto swaps to Reddit and soccer clubs trademark … 🔴What’s Up With the Market? Read More »
    - 3 days ago 15 Aug 22, 5:00am -
  • 🔴Solana Takes a Hit
    The post 🔴Solana Takes a Hit appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.Solana wallets hacked, Michael Saylor resigns as MicroStrategy CEO and the biggest asset manager in … 🔴Solana Takes a Hit Read More »
    - 10 days ago 8 Aug 22, 5:00am -
  • 🔴Is Coinbase in Trouble?
    The post 🔴Is Coinbase in Trouble? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.The FDIC warns about false Voyager insurance claims, Cathie Wood dumps Coinbase and Mercedes Benz … 🔴Is Coinbase in Trouble? Read More »
    - 17 days ago 1 Aug 22, 5:00am -
  • 🔴Tesla Dumps Bitcoin

    🔴Tesla Dumps Bitcoin

    The post 🔴Tesla Dumps Bitcoin appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.Tesla sells $1 Billion in Bitcoin, the Ethereum Merge is almost complete, and armed men … 🔴Tesla Dumps Bitcoin Read More »
    - 24 days ago 25 Jul 22, 5:00am -
  • 🔴Score One for Ripple

    🔴Score One for Ripple

    The post 🔴Score One for Ripple appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.Putin bans crypto payments, a district judge calls out the SEC for hypocrisy in the … 🔴Score One for Ripple Read More »
    - 31 days ago 18 Jul 22, 5:00am -
  • 🔴Did Bitcoin Hit Bottom?

    🔴Did Bitcoin Hit Bottom?

    The post 🔴Did Bitcoin Hit Bottom? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.The Crypto collapse stabilizes, Elon Musk’s Boring Company to accept dogecoin and Mt.Gox creditors are … 🔴Did Bitcoin Hit Bottom? Read More »
    - 38 days ago 11 Jul 22, 5:00am -
  • 🔴Tether Under Attack

    🔴Tether Under Attack

    The post 🔴Tether Under Attack appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.Crypto companies are in trouble, the EU tries to bring order to the Wild West … 🔴Tether Under Attack Read More »
    - 45 days ago 4 Jul 22, 5:00am -
  • 🔴Goodbye to Crypto Fees?

    🔴Goodbye to Crypto Fees?

    The post 🔴Goodbye to Crypto Fees? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.Tether launches another stablecoin, $100 million in crypto is stolen from Harmony network and Binance … 🔴Goodbye to Crypto Fees? Read More »
    - 52 days ago 27 Jun 22, 5:00am -
  • 🔴Panic Hits Crypto Market

    🔴Panic Hits Crypto Market

    The post 🔴Panic Hits Crypto Market appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.Celsius pauses withdrawals, a crypto hedge fund faces insolvency but a Bank of America survey … 🔴Panic Hits Crypto Market Read More »
    - 59 days ago 20 Jun 22, 5:00am -
  • 🔴US Probes Binance

    🔴US Probes Binance

    The post 🔴US Probes Binance appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.PayPal finally allows external crypto withdrawals, regulators investigate Binance over BNB issuance and what do … 🔴US Probes Binance Read More »
    - 66 days ago 13 Jun 22, 5:00am -

Bitcoin Stack Exchange

  • newWhy isn't it possible to add an OP_RETURN (or some arbitrary script) inside a taproot script path with a descriptor?
    I'm reading the Bitcoin Core's descriptor documentation and I noticed that the raw() SCRIPT expression can only be used at descriptor top-level. Indeed when called with this descriptor getdescriptorinfo returns -5 error with the message Can only have…
    - 3 hours ago 18 Aug 22, 11:16am -
  • Why g is 2 and 3 to derive the lambda and beta values for endomorphism on the secp256k1 curve?
    As you can seen here, in hex, N and P are:N = FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFE BAAEDCE6 AF48A03B BFD25E8C D0364141P = FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFE FFFFFC2FThe actual values of lambda and beta are easily verifia…
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 22, 8:21am -
  • Why is the Taproot Merkle path length limited to 128?
    From BIP-341:Why is the Merkle path length limited to 128? The optimallyspace-efficient Merkle tree can be constructed based on theprobabilities of the scripts in the leaves, using the Huffmanalgorithm. This algorithm will construct branches wit…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 22, 8:26pm -
  • When was the 10,000 B limit for scripts introduced?

    When was the 10,000 B limit for scripts introduced?

    The file src/script/script.h defines a MAX_SCRIPT_SIZE of 10,000 B. Among other instances, the MAX_SCRIPT_SIZE is used in the IsUnspendable() check, which allows us to avoid adding outputs with excessively long scriptPubKeys to the UTXO set. It als…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 22, 2:53pm -
  • Spendable by me or deposit to exchange after 5 years?
    It is my understanding that taproot enables multiple spending conditions for an address, if this is correct, can I do something like this in Bitcoin?:I send bitcoin to a taproot address where I want the spending conditions to be:A) Spendable if you…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 22, 7:35am -
  • Why would one buy a Bitcoin future or perpetual as opposed to actual Bitcoin via the spot market?
    I often hear that the futures and perpetual markets for bitcoin help its price discovery. So this must mean that these markets for bitcoin are quite active.But would people want exposure to bitcoin through futures or perpetuals when they can just bu…
    - 4 days ago 14 Aug 22, 9:27pm -
  • What is the historical number of sigops?
    What is the most convenient way to calculate the total number of signature operations in Bitcoin history?
    - 4 days ago 14 Aug 22, 6:30pm -
  • Is any 256-bit combination a Bitcoin private key?
    I've recently been implementing a simple Bitcoin wallet and some libraries seem to disagree with address derivation from the same WIF private key, and thus wouldn't sign transactions. After that, I used different libraries to implement the same thing…
    - 6 days ago 12 Aug 22, 6:00pm -
  • Lightning channel decrease capacity
    Let's say Alice and Bob have a 2BTC channel together. Both have a balance of 1BTC. Can Alice withdraw part of her balance (say, 0.5BTC) from the channel?
    - 6 days ago 12 Aug 22, 7:43am -
  • DNS Seeds for TORv3
    Does querying the DNS Seeds via TOR return .onion addresses? If not, then if my node is a TOR only node, does it always get the .onion addresses to connect to, from the hard-coded list?Additionally, are the DNS queries encrypted or in plain-text for…
    - 10 days ago 8 Aug 22, 7:50am -

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