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Bucks to Bitcoin: Top Exchange Platform Fees Compared


Whether you fancy trying your hand at trading the digital currency for the first time, or want to use it as an easy, cheap and fast method of payment, you’re going to have to buy some bitcoin.

That will likely mean using one of the many online exchange and trading platforms that are vying for your custom. But how much do these companies charge to swap dollars for bitcoin? And how do the various services compare?

CoinDesk looked at seven of the biggest USD bitcoin exchanges/trading platforms to find out just that.

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Daily Bitcoin Price Analysis – 23rd February


Bitcoin started on a bad note this week with the price failing to sustain itself after falling during the February 22nd trading session. Experts blamed the fall on impatient traders who closed their positions before the bitcoin price was able to build the necessary momentum.

P2P Connects Us Episode 13 – Steve Dekorte


On today’s episode we’re going to be talking about a workshop in London for p2p projects, building a mesh network in Oakland, the Subspace p2p messaging protocol, p2p ridesharing kind of maybe allowed in San Diego, and last but certainly not least, Steve Dekorte joins the show to tell us about his work at voluntary.net.


FLOSS4P2P Workshop

People’s Open

“Building Out Our Backbone”

Bitcoin Authenticator

Subspace p2p anonymous messaging protocol

ECDH in the Payment Protocol

SDIA TNC Pilot Program [PDF]


Santuary P2P Virtual Reality technical spec on n-o-d-e.net

Sanctuary Subreddit

Patreon patron LTBcoin giveaway program

P2P Connects Us Patreon Campaign

P2P Connects Us Twitter

P2P Connects Us Soundcloud

P2P Connects Us YouTube

Content for today’s episode was provided by John Light and Steve Dekorte

Text-to-speech courtesy of SpokenText.net

Music for today’s episode was “Curbside Killers” by Pskov

Bitcoin Miner Aquifer Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy


Bitcoin mining company Aquifer LLC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

According to court documents obtained by CoinDesk, Aquifer, also known as AQH, LLC, filed for Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California on 19th February.

The company claimed between $1m and $10m in assets, as well as between $1m and $10m in outstanding liabilities. The company has between one and 49 creditors, the filing stated.

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Blockchain Reports 3 Millionth Bitcoin Wallet


Wallet software provider Blockchain has opened its three millionth bitcoin wallet, having doubled downloads in less than a year.

The company has seen continued demand since bitcoin’s 2013 price spike, passing the 1.5 million milestone in April. Rival Coinbase currently lists 2.5 million wallets in the wild.

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