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Kevin Helms

A student of Austrian Economics, Kevin found Bitcoin in 2011 and has been an evangelist ever since. His interests lie in Bitcoin security, open-source systems, network effects and the intersection between economics and cryptography.

Frexit Could Boost Bitcoin's Price Beyond Record Levels
Frexit Could Boost Bitcoin's Price Beyond Record Levels
Australia's Government Renews Efforts to End Double Taxation of Bitcoin
Australia's Government Renews Efforts to End Double Taxation of Bitcoin
Bitcoin Investment Trust Raises Offering to $1 Billion, Signs on Credit Suisse and Wedbush
Bitcoin Investment Trust Raises Offering to $1 Billion, Signs on Credit Suisse and Wedbush
Spacex Launching 4,425 Broadband Satellites in 2019: What it Means for Bitcoin
Spacex Launching 4,425 Broadband Satellites in 2019: What it Means for Bitcoin
Mexico’s Government Officials Discuss Plans to Regulate Bitcoin
Mexico’s Government Officials Discuss Plans to Regulate Bitcoin
Bitcoin Exchanges Multiply in Japan as Demand from Institutional Investors Rises
Bitcoin Exchanges Multiply in Japan as Demand from Institutional Investors Rises
21 Inc Launches Lists Allowing Anyone to Earn Bitcoin for ‘Microconsulting’
21 Inc Launches Lists Allowing Anyone to Earn Bitcoin for ‘Microconsulting’
Bafin Issues Cease and Desist Orders to Ban Onecoin Activities in Germany
Bafin Issues Cease and Desist Orders to Ban Onecoin Activities in Germany
Antigua and Barbuda Drafts Laws to 'Implement' Bitcoin
Antigua and Barbuda Drafts Laws to 'Implement' Bitcoin
Segwit Locks In on Litecoin, Will Activate
Segwit Locks In on Litecoin, Will Activate
Overstock's Medici and Ripio to Bring Bitcoin Financial Services to Emerging Markets
Overstock's Medici and Ripio to Bring Bitcoin Financial Services to Emerging Markets
The Tech to Timestamp Data in Bitcoin's Blockchain Has Evolved Far Past Single-File Uploads
The Tech to Timestamp Data in Bitcoin's Blockchain Has Evolved Far Past Single-File Uploads
SEC Approves Petition to Review Bitcoin ETF Rejection
SEC Approves Petition to Review Bitcoin ETF Rejection
'Rectification Plan' for Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Leaked
'Rectification Plan' for Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Leaked
Moonbeam Could Allow Bitcoin to Scale Within Weeks
Moonbeam Could Allow Bitcoin to Scale Within Weeks
Malta Approves National Strategy Draft to Embrace Bitcoin
Malta Approves National Strategy Draft to Embrace Bitcoin
Why ‘Billionaire’ Novogratz Holds 10% of His Wealth in Bitcoin and Ether
Why ‘Billionaire’ Novogratz Holds 10% of His Wealth in Bitcoin and Ether
Abra Now Offers Deposits and Withdrawals at 60+ US Financial Institutions
Abra Now Offers Deposits and Withdrawals at 60+ US Financial Institutions
Research Shows How Bitcoin Can Be Attacked Via Internet Routing Infrastructure
Research Shows How Bitcoin Can Be Attacked Via Internet Routing Infrastructure
Has the Next Satoshi Nakamoto Revealed Himself in Bali?
Has the Next Satoshi Nakamoto Revealed Himself in Bali?
More Bitcoin Exchanges Fall Victim to Banking Problems
More Bitcoin Exchanges Fall Victim to Banking Problems
Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry
Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry
Bitfinex's Problems Pile Up: Deposits Disabled, Withdrawals Delayed
Bitfinex's Problems Pile Up: Deposits Disabled, Withdrawals Delayed
Bitwage Launches New Functionality for European Customers
Bitwage Launches New Functionality for European Customers
Bitcoin Startups Challenging Big Banks Profits
Bitcoin Startups Challenging Big Banks Profits
Bitcoin’s Blockchain Timestamping Standards Face Off
Bitcoin’s Blockchain Timestamping Standards Face Off
North Korean Hackers Stole $88,000 Worth of Bitcoin Each Month from 2013-2015
North Korean Hackers Stole $88,000 Worth of Bitcoin Each Month from 2013-2015
India's Government Forms Committee to Investigate Bitcoin, Report Due in 3 Months
India's Government Forms Committee to Investigate Bitcoin, Report Due in 3 Months
Bitfinex Withdraws Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo
Bitfinex Withdraws Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo
How Big is Bitcoin?
How Big is Bitcoin?
Russia Considers Recognizing Bitcoin in 2018 to Fight Money Laundering
Russia Considers Recognizing Bitcoin in 2018 to Fight Money Laundering
New Linux/Windows Crossover Internet of Things Botnet Found to Mine Bitcoin
New Linux/Windows Crossover Internet of Things Botnet Found to Mine Bitcoin
Lots of Data in Cambridge University's First 'Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study'
Lots of Data in Cambridge University's First 'Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study'
Bitfinex Sues Wells Fargo Over Wire Transfer Suspension
Bitfinex Sues Wells Fargo Over Wire Transfer Suspension
Media Frenzy in Japan as Bic Camera Starts Accepting Bitcoin
Media Frenzy in Japan as Bic Camera Starts Accepting Bitcoin
Australia's Law to End Double Taxation of Bitcoin Stalled
Australia's Law to End Double Taxation of Bitcoin Stalled
Bitcoin to Be Accepted at 260,000 Stores in Japan by This Summer
Bitcoin to Be Accepted at 260,000 Stores in Japan by This Summer
Kim Dotcom Previews Bitcache, Introduces Megaupload 2's Bitcontent
Kim Dotcom Previews Bitcache, Introduces Megaupload 2's Bitcontent
Bitfinex Makes Good on Debt, 100% of BFX Tokens Redeemed
Bitfinex Makes Good on Debt, 100% of BFX Tokens Redeemed
Lightning Network Used to Sell Beer at Room77
Lightning Network Used to Sell Beer at Room77
Mexico's New Bill Could Be a Game Changer for Bitcoin
Mexico's New Bill Could Be a Game Changer for Bitcoin
Japan Declares Sale of Bitcoin Exempt from Consumption Tax
Japan Declares Sale of Bitcoin Exempt from Consumption Tax
How Japan Prepares to Recognize Bitcoin as Method of Payment on April 1
How Japan Prepares to Recognize Bitcoin as Method of Payment on April 1
After Changetip's Failure – Minitip Retries the Bitcoin Tipping Thing on Reddit
After Changetip's Failure – Minitip Retries the Bitcoin Tipping Thing on Reddit
Solidx's Attempt to Disqualify SEC's Bitcoin ETF Decision Fails
Solidx's Attempt to Disqualify SEC's Bitcoin ETF Decision Fails
Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Implement Stricter KYC Requirements
Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Implement Stricter KYC Requirements
Iphone Users Can Now Buy Bitcoins Directly Inside Breadwallet
Iphone Users Can Now Buy Bitcoins Directly Inside Breadwallet
PBOC Proposes In Person Verification for Account Opening at Exchanges, Withdrawals Still On Hold
PBOC Proposes In Person Verification for Account Opening at Exchanges, Withdrawals Still On Hold
SEC Delays Decision on Barry Silbert's BIT after Receiving Scathing Comments
SEC Delays Decision on Barry Silbert's BIT after Receiving Scathing Comments
Deloitte Accepts Bitcoin at its Restaurant Due to 'A Lot of Requests'
Deloitte Accepts Bitcoin at its Restaurant Due to 'A Lot of Requests'