Spending Sats: A Look at This Year’s Bitcoin Black Friday Deals

Spending Sats: A Look at This Year's Bitcoin Black Friday DealsEvery year the shopping holiday called Black Friday allows consumers to get better deals on products and services. On November 24, the day also known as ‘Bitcoin Black Friday’ will provide crypto users access to deals when they purchase items with digital assets like bitcoin. Due to the fact that bitcoin prices have been on […]

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Crypto-Fueled Market Openbazaar to Close Shop Unless OB1 Raises Community Funding

Crypto-Fueled Market Openbazaar to Close Shop Unless OB1 Raises Community FundingOn September 25, the creators of the decentralized marketplace, Openbazaar, announced that unless the project can gather community funding, the supporting services like seed nodes and the API wallet will shut down. The firm behind the project, OB1 is also removing the Haven app from the iOS App Store and Google Play on October 1. […]

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The Vacate Manifesto: How Today’s Technology Can Solidify Abolitionist Goals

20 years ago the cypherpunks of the new internet era came up with vast ideas describing privacy, anonymity, and encryption. Some of them brought these ideas to practice. ***The following is a featured manifesto written in 2015 by Jamie Redman that first appeared on the website notbeinggoverned.com (the site is no longer under maintenance). There’s […]

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Hundreds of Darknet Listings Are Selling Masks and PPE Products for Bitcoin

According to a recent research report written by the blockchain surveillance firm Elliptic, there’s been a massive influx of darknet market (DNM) vendors selling personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks and coronavirus test kits. The spike in medical equipment sales on the invisible web during the month of March, follows Ebay and Amazon’s decision to […]

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How to Sell Anything for Bitcoin on Your Website

How to Set up a Website to Sell Stuff for BitcoinSelling things for bitcoin online doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it shouldn’t be, given the decentralized nature and low fees of peer-to-peer electronic cash. For beginners and DIYers new to the world of creating an online bitcoin or crypto marketplace, this article seeks to provide some basic pointers and new resources to get […]

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Testing Haven, OB1’s New Social Media and Crypto Marketplace App

Testing Haven: OB1's New Social Media and Crypto Marketplace AppOn Monday, OB1, the development team who created the crypto-infused marketplace Openbazaar, launched a new platform called Haven. The application is a mobile version of the Openbazaar marketplace, but also includes social media, end-to-end encrypted messaging, and noncustodial wallet services for a variety of digital assets. The following is a review of the Haven application […]

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Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value’

Report Insists 'Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value'There’s been furious debate over the last few years on whether or not Satoshi created Bitcoin to be a peer-to-peer cash system or a purpose-built store of value. Lately, a few BTC proponents claim that Satoshi deliberately built Bitcoin to be a store of value (SoV). Despite the SoV narrative, the cofounder of OB1, Samuel […]

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Old Twitter Account Gives Away $10K in Bitcoin Cash in 48 Hours 

An Old Twitter Account Gave Away $10K in Bitcoin Cash Tips in 48 Hours Over the last two days, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters have noticed a Twitter handle called @Bitcoininfo tipping a bunch of random individuals and nonprofit organizations significant amounts of BCH. The Twitter profile with 107,000 followers revealed on April 26 that it gave away $10,000 in BCH using the tipping bot Tippr. Also read: Researchers Find […]

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A Look at Openbazaar’s Multi-Currency Wallet and Vendor Listings

A Look at Openbazaar's Multi-Currency Wallet and Vendor ListingsOn Jan. 17, the blockchain and cryptocurrency company OB1 released Openbazaar version 2.3 which provides users with the ability to use a multi-currency wallet within the marketplace. Since then, there’s been a large number of added listings and an increased amount of people trading cryptocurrencies in a peer-to-peer fashion. Also read: Inspired by Unwriter’s Apps, BCH […]

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