Jack Dorsey's "Block" Hardware Wallet & Bitcoin Adoption Accelerates
New research shows massive impact of Bitcoin on cross-border transactions
October highlights two major live events happening in Europe for Bitcoin. Bitcoin Magazine’s own Bitcoin Europe will take place in Amsterdam, whereas all Bitcoin builders building on the L1 or in layers around Bitcoin are gathering in London for Bitcoin Unleashed. Meanwhile, new innovation and exciting adoption is happening for Bitcoin. Let’s dive in!
Bitcoin Adoption Grows
Testers report Jack Dorsey’s entity called Block is ready to release their Bitcoin Hardware wallet, the BitKey beta.
A new study conducted by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has shed light on the true extent of Bitcoin's impact on cross-border payments, revealing that its significance may be even greater than previously believed.
Bitcoin and crypto exchange Coinbase has been approved for a payment institution license (PMI) from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
📢 Builders Watch: Lightning integration for react: Ant (TimechainStats) and TC (Timechain Calendar) both pitched in together to make BTCPay Button integration into React applications as simple as drop in and go.
Runes, Ordinals & BRC-20
Ordinals creator Casey Rodarmor openly asks for feedback on Runes.
Ordinal marketplace Gamma announces new Ordinal prints, built on recursive inscriptions, to be live right now.
Decentralized BRC-20 launchpad and L2 trading exchange ALEX rebrands to the Finance Layer for Bitcoin, launching a Bitcoin Lab ecosystem fund launch.
Ordinals Inscriptions were responsible for nearly half of all Bitcoin transactions in September.
Bitcoin Unleashed will happen in London on October 19-20, with Bitcoin L2 Stacks creator Muneeb Ali, Bitcoin L2 COO & President Daniel Fogg, and many others.
Bitcoin Europe takes place on October 12-13 in Amsterdam, with Edward Snowden, Blockstream CEO Adam Back and many others.
Rootstock announced the latest version of Safe where users can create a multisig and manage their funds in protocols like Sovryn more securely with Wallet Connect.
📢 Builders Watch: Want to learn more about Rootstock? Find all the quickstarts, tutorials, and code examples on the Developer Portal.
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