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New App – BitPost

Hi there, I’m part of a group called Voluntary and we just released a simple Mac OS X app called BitPost. It runs on the BitMessage network and is completely free and open source. I’d love to know what you think, and whether you think this is news your readers may appreciate :-). Details Download…

In-Person Bitcoin Exchanges Are Thriving

Call it a sign of the times, but something is definitely changing as face-to-face purchases of bitcoin are booming worldwide. In addition to avoiding a sometimes cumbersome registration process with traditional exchangers, in-person bitcoin transactions allow you to meet interesting new people in your area – and discuss bitcoin. Business colleagues and friends usually ask…

btcd: A Full Alternative Bitcoin Implementation, Written In Go

Multiple implementations is also good for standardization; in a monoculture, the dominant software becomes the standard, giving the developers of the dominant software a higher degree of control over the future development of the protocol than was originally intended. This does not even require the developers to make a conscious decision to start subverting the…