“The lower the stakes, the more intense the dispute.”  Sayre’s Law The Narcissism Of Small Differences Bitcoin and the crypto world have enjoyed a phenomenal decade. Despite the fact that Bitcoin is perhaps the most…

The number of stolen bitcoins that were publicly reported in 2020 dropped to 4,472 coins or 0.02% of the digital asset’s circulating supply. This new figure represents a 92% drop from the 56,870 reported in…

This year 2020 has seen quite a variety of exciting developments in the blockchain space. To name just a few: the emergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) as major economic forces and…

China has the largest concentration of bitcoin miners worldwide with estimates noting the country captures anywhere between 50-65% of the global hashrate. Xinjiang, the autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China, ostensibly accommodates 35%…

Reflecting on 2020, I struggle to think of another year in recent decades with both so many all-time highs and all-time lows. From the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the global population to record-setting wildfires in…

A “stablecoin” is a type of cryptocurrency whose value is tied to an outside asset, such as the U.S. dollar or gold, to stabilize the price. Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum offer a number…

Despite the excitement and enthusiasm in the Ethereum community, many people don’t yet fully understand the significance – and the opportunity – of the second-largest blockchain for large institutions and enterprises.  The nature of network…

Shark Tank star and the Dallas Mavericks’ owner, billionaire Mark Cuban has shared his updated view on bitcoin after the price of the cryptocurrency hit all-time highs. He compared bitcoin to gold but believes that…

Bitcoin (BTC) can offer protection against the “depreciating value of money,” newly bullish investor Ray Dalio says. In a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session on Dec. 8, Dalio, who last month abandoned his skepticism of…

Bitcoin (BTC) can offer protection against the "depreciating value of money," newly-bullish investor Ray Dalio says. In a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session on Dec. 8, Dalio, who last month abandoned his skepticism of Bitcoin,…

German private bank Hauck & Aufhäuser says it will launch a crypto investment fund in January next year, allowing institutional and semi-institutional investors to invest in digital assets including, bitcoin, ether, and stellar. ● According…

Bitcoin was lower, pushing prices back down below $19,000 toward where they started the week.  Digital-asset traders have been speculating whether prices would quickly breach $20,000 after the cryptocurrency surged earlier this week to a…

Cryptocurrency mining software provider Titan announced the creation of Titan Pool, a bitcoin mining pool based in North America. An announcement shared with Bitcoin Magazine emphasized the enterprise-grade services that participants in the pool would…

“Together we grow!” This is the slogan of Mining City, a company with a solid foundation in the cryptocurrency market. Is this catchphrase a real promise, or an overstated declaration? Let’s find out. Brick by brick  Cryptocurrencies are considered…

The unexpected five-week-long suspension of OKEx’s crypto withdrawal service has left many of its users, largely based in China, disappointed and determined to leave or reduce holdings on the exchange when withdrawals resume sometime this…

Bitcoin (BTC) mining continues to ramp up following the successful May 11 halving, but growing industry concentration could undermine the “democratization of hash rate,” according to a panel presentation at this year’s Mining and Investment Summit.…

Bitcoin mining-focused media company HASHR8 has launched the first report in its “Bitcoin Mining Index,” a planned series on the world’s prominent mining regions that offers detail on how the practice is taking shape and…

Bitcoiners on social media have panned remarks by acting U.S. currency comptroller Brian Brooks that bitcoin is owned by China due to the country’s disproportionate share of the crypto’s mining power. The bitcoiners argue that…

The gold industry was shaken when it was discovered that 83 tons of fake gold bars were used to back loans worth 20 billion yuan in China. While Chinese authorities have not said whether the…

Bitcoin’s rapidly rising price has not matched its hash rate – which is a somewhat unusual occurrence. While the network’s transaction volume and utilization rates remain incredibly high, the tera-hashes per second being performed by…

Leaked documents allegedly created by Binance’s senior executives revealed how the world’s most influential cryptocurrency exchange planned to evade US regulations and profit from American investors. The document, obtained and exclusively published by Forbes, dates…

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse pays tribute to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, as well as the Monetary Authority of Singapore. In a tweet, Garlinghouse spoke highly of the way each regulatory authority oversees their respective…

The last 24-hours has seen the price of Bitcoin up 4% to $13.6k. Despite concerns of being overbought, the number one cryptocurrency continues hurtling towards key resistance at $14k. Source: BTCUSDT on TradingView.com Nonetheless, as…

The last three months in Bitcoin have been marked by large corporate entities transitioning significant portions of their treasury holdings into bitcoin. In August, software intelligence company MicroStrategy announced that it purchased 0.1 percent of…

HEX.COM – The First High Interest Blockchain Certificate of Deposit – has outperformed every asset in 2020. Ranked Top 20 by Nomics (BTI verified #1 in Market Data Integrity), over $240 Million HEX are in…

Crypto market sentiment appears to be improving across the board and the global push to mainstream central bank digital currencies is also making headway.  In China’s Shenzhen province about 2 million people had applied for…

OKEx, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced a temporary suspension of withdrawals on Oct. 16. Upon the news, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) abruptly plunged 3% in 30 minutes across major exchanges. The…

After years of rumors and leaks on Chinese social media, Shenzhen residents became the first in the country to trial the digital yuan. Distribution of funds took place via a lottery-style promotion with 50,000 “red…

Bitcoin (BTC) starts the week above $11,000 as fresh gains continue to hold — is $12,000 next or will bears gain control? Cointelegraph takes five factors that could help decide whether this week is bullish…

Payments giant, Square, has become the second listed company after MicroStrategy to buy Bitcoin (BTC). Although Square’s purchase of 4,709 Bitcoin is much smaller than MicroStrategy’s haul of 38,250 Bitcoin, many investors feel that this…

Crypto prices may be in a rut but that doesn’t mean product development and acquisitions cease to occur. This week Japanese financial firm SBI Holdings acquired a 100% stake in TaoTao cryptocurrency exchange.  With the…

China’s central bank digital currency has been used in 3.13 million transactions worth about 1.1 billion yuan ($162 million) so far, the People’s Bank of China’s deputy governor has reportedly revealed. In addition, more than…