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Serf No More

The greatest nation states and civilisations efficiently use energy to create economic prosperity for their subjects. Up until recently, energy meant human labour. The state constructs a system where labour is provided and an economic energy surplus is created. There are various ways in which the great societies of past and present “paid” for labour.

New Open Source Bitcoin Developer Grant for Sjors Provoost

BitMEX is delighted to announce that we will be providing a part time Bitcoin developer grant to Sjors Provoost until the end...

Ethereum (ETH) London Hard Fork and Impact on BitMEX ETHUSD Perpetual, ETHUSDU21, and ETHU21...

Ethereum will undergo the scheduled London Hard Fork on 5 August 2021. Three BitMEX contracts (ETHUSD, ETHUSDU21 and ETHU21) and two BitMEX indices (.BETH and .BETHXBT) will...

Chainalysis Removes High Risk Assessment of BitMEX Platform

(A message from Malcolm Wright, Chief Compliance Officer at BitMEX) I’m very glad to report Chainalysis has revised its risk assessment of BitMEX, removing the ‘high risk’ label...

The Blocksize War – Chapter 20 – SegWit2x

Chapter 20 of the book The Blocksize War is published below. The full book is available on Amazon. As a reminder, 50% of any profits from physical...

Celebrating ETH’s Birthday with Fee Reductions on Our ETHUSD Products

Six years ago today, Vitalik Buterin and Dr. Gavin Wood introduced Ethereum to the world. With average daily transactions at more than one million and the second...

The BitMEX Partner Programme Expands into Phase Two With 17 New Additions

Earlier this year, we successfully launched our official BitMEX Partner Programme. Today, we are thrilled to announce phase two of the programme with the addition of 17...

100x Ventures Announces Investment in Cryptense and its Flagship Crypto Trading Platform Kryll.io

100x Ventures, the ventures arm of BitMEX and 100x Group, is pleased to announce a significant investment in Cryptense, the company behind crypto trading automation platform Kryll.io.  Kryll.io...

The Blocksize War – Chapter 19 – Bitcoin Cash

Chapter 19 of the book The Blocksize War is published below. The full book is available on Amazon. As a reminder, 50% of any profits from physical...

Mainnet Temporary Downtime Rescheduled to 12 August for Upgrades to Operating System

Please note that the previously announced platform downtime originally scheduled for 29 July has been postponed to 12 August at 02:15 UTC. During this time, we will temporarily...

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