John Lennon’s Son Says Bitcoin Empowers People, Gives Him Optimism in Ocean of Destruction
Sean Ono Lennon, the son of the Beatles’ John Lennon, says bitcoin gives him optimism amid the “ocean of destruction” this year. He believes that the cryptocurrency empowers individuals the way they have never been empowered before. Bitcoin Gives Sean … read more.
New Research Suggests Satoshi Nakamoto Lived in London Creating Bitcoin
The hunt for the mysterious Bitcoin inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto continues to this day, as new data-driven research has been recently deployed in order to figure out the creator’s location while he/she or they worked on the network. The researchers analyzed … read more.
Former Microsoft Engineer Says Nigerian Expatriates Are Using Bitcoin to Circumvent Country’s Overvalued Exchange Rate
A former Microsoft software engineer and co-founder of Buycoins Africa Tomiwa Lasebikan says some Nigerians expatriates are now using bitcoin to circumvent the country’s overvalued exchange rate when sending remittances. According to Lasebikan, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s fixed … read more.
Asset Manager Vaneck Launches Physically-Backed Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Note
On November 25, the asset manager Vaneck announced the launch of an exchange-traded product (ETP) called the “Vaneck Vector Bitcoin ETN.” The exchange-traded note is physically-backed by bitcoin and listed on the trading exchange Deutsche Böerse Xetra. The newly listed … read more.
Major Australian Investment Firm Moves From Gold to Bitcoin
A billion-dollar Australian investment management firm has gotten into bitcoin, citing that the cryptocurrency is superior to gold. Many of the firm’s clients have been asking about investing in bitcoin. “We have been positioning in gold for our clients for … read more.
Mike Novogratz: Everyone Should Put 2% to 3% of Their Net Worth in Bitcoin
Bitcoin bull and Galaxy Digital CEO, Mike Novogratz, says bitcoin is for everyone. He argues that those committing 2% to 3% of their net worth to this digital asset today will see substantial gains in five years. Novogratz adds that … read more.
Spending Sats: A Look at This Year’s Bitcoin Black Friday Deals
Every 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 … read more.
Renowned Finance Youtuber Andrei Jikh Invests Over $100K Into Cryptocurrencies
The popular Youtuber Andrei Jikh published a video this week to his 978,000 Youtube subscribers explaining that he invested over $100,000 into crypto assets. Jikh details why he spent the funds on digital assets and he plans to share his … read more.
$100 Million Liquidated on Defi Protocol Compound Following Oracle Exploit
Lenders on decentralized finance (defi) protocol Compound on Thursday got liquidated for a massive $103 million, according to analytics provider Loanscan. This happened after what appears to be an oracle exploit on the Dai stablecoin. An apparent error or malicious … read more.
Algorithmic Bitcoin and Ethereum Social Attention List Ranks Influencers With Math
On November 19, Hive.one, a project that maps the community clusters of Bitcoin and Ethereum social status using mathematics, announced the launch of a new algorithm version. Since the last time Hive.one published a list, social influencer scores and ranks … read more.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Splitting ABC Fork Tokens from Bitcoin Cash
On November 15, the Bitcoin Cash blockchain underwent a scheduled upgrade but also the chain saw a consensus split, and the network bisected into two. After the split, numerous users have been looking for methods in order to split their … read more.
Chinese Police Seize $4.2 Billion in Multiple Cryptocurrencies From Plustoken Ponzi Clampdown
Chinese police have seized more than $4.2 billion worth of crypto assets in its clampdown against the Plustoken Ponzi scheme. According to a court ruling made public on Nov. 26, and shared by The Block, law enforcement confiscated a total … read more.
Researcher Publishes Never Before Seen Emails Between Satoshi Nakamoto and Hal Finney
Just recently three previously unpublished emails from Bitcoin’s inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto, have been made public. The emails reveal the correspondence between Satoshi and the early Bitcoin developer Hal Finney. The communications between Nakamoto and Finney stem from November 2008 and … read more.
Veteran Analyst Says BTC Might See Further Correction but ‘Prices Have Not Topped’
Following bitcoin’s sharp pullback on November 26, renowned trader Peter Brandt says BTC is likely to see a further correction, although he thinks prices have not topped. The comments follow the massive sell-off of cryptos that resulted in traded volumes … read more.
Facebook’s Libra Crypto Gets Ready to Launch in January as a Single Coin
Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency is reportedly preparing to launch with a single cryptocurrency, a scaled-down version of its original plan. The launch date for Facebook’s libra could be as early as January. Launch Date for Facebook’s Libra The cryptocurrency libra, proposed … read more.
Hash War: Mystery Miner’s Empty Block Attack Makes ABC’s New Blockchain Almost Unusable
According to various reports, the Bitcoin ABC pro-IFP chain has been under ‘attack’ for a number of consecutive days now. The mystery miner has been mining a great number of sequential blocks, but almost all of them have been empty. … read more.
CME Group Outpaces Competition Becoming the World’s Largest Bitcoin Futures Market
Financial derivatives products for bitcoin have grown massively during the last few months. On Friday evening (EST), Arcane Research explained that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange has surpassed Okex as the largest bitcoin futures provider. The regulated derivatives market at CME … read more.
Market Update: Bull Trap Warnings After Bitcoin Shoots Above $18k Handle
Digital asset markets have recaptured some of the losses taken three days ago, as a great majority of the crypto economy has started to rebound after the market rout. Bitcoin has climbed above the $18k handle once again and a … read more.
No, You Can’t Buy Shares in Bitcoin
With bitcoin going through an extended bull-run, scammers and con artists have been on hand to exploit a general fear of missing out (FOMO). Many early adopters of bitcoin became multi-millionaires by simply holding the digital asset. New Scam Tactic … read more.
Ripple Is Selling 33% of Its Stake in Moneygram
Ripple Labs Inc. is selling 4 million of its shares in Moneygram, or about a third of its total shareholding in the company. The decision seems in part to be motivated by the surging Moneygram share price and Ripple’s desire … read more.
Canadian Public Company Dumps Ethereum and Monero for Bitcoin
A Canadian publicly held company has liquidated all of its ethereum and monero holdings and put all of the proceeds into bitcoin. The company is led by a well-known poker player and former member of the European Parliament. Cypherpunk Dumps … read more.
Russia to Recognize Bitcoin as Property With Legal Protection
The Russian prime minister has outlined the government’s plans to amend existing laws to recognize cryptocurrency as property. This means bitcoin owners will have the legal rights to defend and recoup their cryptocurrencies in court. Russia to Recognize Bitcoin as … read more.
Fighting Definancialization: Cryptologic Methods Like Bitcoin Could Protect Wealth From the Great Reset
The Great Reset agenda is trending once again on social media, numerous news outlets, and a variety of online forums. During the last few months, the Great Reset proposal has been pushed worldwide, as it allegedly seeks to create a … read more.
Bitcoin Crushes Previous All-Time Price Highs Surpassing 2017’s Bull Run
Digital currency markets are on a tear this week, as a myriad of crypto assets have seen enormous gains during the last two days. Then finally, on November 30, 2020, the largest blockchain in terms of market cap, bitcoin (BTC) … read more.
Venezuelan Army Starts Mining Bitcoin for ‘Unblockable Income’
The Venezuelan Army has inaugurated a cryptocurrency mining center with bitcoin mining equipment aimed at generating “unblockable income,” as the country attempts to bypass U.S. sanctions. The crypto mining center has the support of the country’s crypto regulator, Sunacrip. Venezuela’s … read more.
ECB Chief Christine Lagarde Downplays Bitcoin’s Risks to Financial Stability, Troubled by Stablecoins
ECB President Christine Lagarde downplays any risks bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could pose to financial stability and monetary sovereignty. In contrast, she sees stablecoins, such as Facebook-backed libra, as posing “serious risks.” Christine Lagarde, Bitcoin, and Facebook’s Libra The president … read more.
Over 5,000 Bitcoin Worth $97 Million from the 2016 Bitfinex Hack Spring Into Action
As bitcoin surpassed its 2017 all-time high on Monday morning, a few hours later 5,045 BTC or $97 million worth of bitcoin from the 2016 Bitfinex hack was transferred. The hackers that stole the funds four years ago have moved … read more.
Mastermind of Bitcoin Mining Ponzi Scheme Extradited to the US: $20 Million in Victims’ Funds Laundered
The US government says it has extradited Gutemberg Dos Santos, the co-founder of the Airbit Club Ponzi scheme from Panama and he now awaits his trial in a Manhattan court. Dos Santos is facing charges relating to his role in … read more.