Bitcoin (BTC) quickly settled back into the past couple weeks’ range between roughly $30,000 and $36,000, after a short-lived price spike Friday when Elon Musk, the electric-vehicle and private-spaceflight entrepreneur who’s also reportedly the world’s…

On Monday, a British judge rejected the U.S. request to extradite the Australian editor, publisher, and activist Julian Assange. Following the U.K. judge’s decision, the current president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has offered…

Bitcoin (BTC) was little changed, with prices appearing unable to hold levels above $24,000.  “Bitcoin has moved vertically for a few weeks now and pullbacks will happen,” the Norwegian cryptocurrency-analysis firm Arcane Research wrote Tuesday in a…

“You can say that Bitcoin’s headquarters is in Lagos now. Or in Minsk. Or Hong Kong.” The year 2020, shaped by the global pandemic and political and economic crises worldwide, made us reconsider many things.…

Blockstream’s Samson Mow wants to move the conversation away from Bitcoin’s (BTC) performance in transactions per second and toward its role in ushering in “a new financial paradigm,” that is, serving as a permissionless medium…

Short-sellers, who make money when the price of a targeted financial instrument declines, aren’t always popular with corporate or government leaders. Those on the receiving end of contrarian bets against stocks or currencies tend to…

Many of the impacts of COVID-19 are easy to grasp. Every day we see the gutting news: the rising body count, the millions of unemployed, the makeshift morgues in public parks. We grieve for those…