Commodity Strategist Mike McGlone Says $40K BTC Target ‘More Likely’ Than $20K

Bitcoin Keys Cannot be Hacked: Skeptics Question the Official Colonial Pipeline Bitcoin Seizure Story

Alternative 401(k) Product Offers In-Plan Cryptocurrency Investment via Coinbase Institutional

Alternative 401(k) Product Offers In-Plan Cryptocurrency Investment via Coinbase Institutional

On Monday, the San Francisco-based retirement plan provider for small to medium-sized businesses, Forusall, announced the launch of an alternative 401(k) plan that offers in-plan cryptocurrency access. According to the alt 401(k) investment option, Forusall is working with Coinbase Institutional as its retirement plan partner. Forusall and Coinbase’s Institutional Arm Offer Crypto-Infused Alt 401(k) Plan […]

As Crypto Interest Winds Down Bitcoin’s Daily Transaction Rate Plummets to Two-Year Lows

Onchain data indicates that bitcoin transactions per day have plummeted to lows not seen since October 2018. Further, bitcoin transaction fees have dropped 93% after touching a high of $62 per transaction in April 2021. Bitcoin Daily Transaction Rate Dips by 35%, Google Trends Data Shows Interest Has Dropped Since May While bitcoin (BTC) prices […]

FBI Agent Recovers Private Key to $2.3M in Bitcoin Paid to Colonial Pipeline Hackers

U.S. law enforcement officials from the Justice Department on Monday announced the seizure of $2.3 million dollars worth of crypto assets that were paid to the Colonial Pipeline hackers. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco explained during a news conference that federal agents “recaptured the majority of the ransom Colonial paid to the Darkside network.†FBI […]

While China’s Bitcoin Miners Flock to Central Asia Canaan Sets up ASIC Mining Rig Service in Kazakhstan

On Monday, the application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) manufacturer Canaan Inc. announced the company has established an overseas after-sales center in Kazakhstan. According to Canaan, the service center will provide local customers with after-sales services like machine testing, warranty services, maintenance, and technical consultation. Chinese Miners Are Focused on Relocation, Canaan Opens Mining Rig Service Center […]

Out of Thousands of MIT Students That Got Free Bitcoin in 2014 – 6 Year Holders Saw 13,000% Gains

Over six years ago, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a couple of scholars distributed $100 in bitcoin to 3,100 students. According to testimony from a few participants who held the leading crypto asset since then, the students netted 13,000% in profit. MIT Grad Who Made 13,000%: ‘Most of Us Thought It Was a […]

Clean Water Nonprofit Reveals Celebrity-Fueled Bitcoin Water Trust Initiative

On Friday, the well known nonprofit charitywater.org announced the launch of a celebrity-funded Bitcoin Water Trust initiative. The trust will be allowed to hold bitcoin donations to fund water projects worldwide until 2025. Charity Water Launches Bitcoin Water Trust A number of announcements were revealed at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami and one announcement […]

Tony Hawk Purchased Bitcoin in 2012 After Reading About the Silk Road Marketplace

Tony Hawk, the American professional skateboarder often referred to as ‘Birdman,’ discussed bitcoin at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami and told the crowd he got into the crypto economy in 2012. Hawk said he heard about the crypto asset after reading about the Silk Road marketplace and at the time, he said to himself […]

Floyd Mayweather Gets Booed at Bitcoin Event for Saying ‘Another Crypto Will Be Just as Big as BTC’

The undefeated professional boxer Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather recently spoke at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami and was booed while speaking on stage. Mayweather’s speech wasn’t appreciated by members of the crowd because he didn’t discuss bitcoin much and toward the end, Mayweather said he believes another crypto will be “just as large as bitcoin […]

Payments Firm Square May Build a Hardware Wallet, Dorsey Heckled at Bitcoin Conference Over Censorship

The cofounder of Twitter and the CEO of the payments firm Square, Jack Dorsey, has revealed his firm is contemplating creating a bitcoin hardware wallet in collaboration with the community. Dorsey revealed this in a tweetstorm and said he wanted to share some “guiding principles†concerning this possible venture. Dorsey: ‘Square Is Considering Making a […]

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele Plans to Declare Bitcoin Legal Tender Next Week

At the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, El Salvador’s president, Nayib Bukele, appeared via a Zoom presentation and noted that he plans to submit a bill next week that recognizes bitcoin as legal tender. Bukele revealed a partnership with the company Strike, a bitcoin payments firm launched by Jack Mallers. Progressive President Nayib Bukele Says […]

Payments Firm Square May Build a Hardware Wallet, Dorsey Heckled at Bitcoin Conference Over Censorship

The cofounder of Twitter and the CEO of the payments firm Square, Jack Dorsey, has revealed his firm is contemplating creating a bitcoin hardware wallet in collaboration with the community. Dorsey revealed this in a tweetstorm and said he wanted to share some “guiding principles†concerning this possible venture. Dorsey: ‘Square Is Considering Making a […]

South Korea’s Financial Regulator Holds Closed-Door Meeting With 20 Crypto Exchanges

Regional reports disclose South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) had a closed-door meeting with roughly 20 different cryptocurrency exchanges on June 3. The report highlights that virtual asset business operators (VASPs) that attended the meeting all had ISMS (Information Security Management System) certification. South Korean Regulator Holds a Closed-Door Meeting With 20 VASPs A report […]

$1.4M in Bitcoin Remains Idle — The Curious Case of the 37-Day-Old 2009 Block Reward Spent a Year Ago

Approximately 378 days ago, before the bitcoin bull market started to heat up, a unique block was spent stemming from a coinbase reward created 37 days after the Bitcoin network launched. It seems roughly ten coins from the block reward were sold to an exchange, but 40 bitcoin worth $1.4 million at today’s exchange rates […]

Bitcoin Stock-to-Flow Model Still Intact — ‘Starting to look like 2013’ S2F Creator Says

The creator of the popular bitcoin price model called stock-to-flow (S2F or S2FX) has added a new dot to his notorious chart. Plan B said on Tuesday that “we knew bitcoin would not go up in a straight line†and added that the market action is “starting to look like 2013.†S2FX ‘Intact’ Says Plan […]

Mt Gox Claimants Have Until October to Vote on Trustee’s Rehabilitation Proposal

Nobuaki Kobayashi, the trustee that’s overseeing the Mt Gox civil rehabilitation proceedings, has published a proposal so Mt Gox claimants can vote in order to get reimbursed. The voting process will end on October 8 and more than 50% of the votes will be needed to solidify the settlement plan. Mt Gox Civil Rehabilitation Voting […]

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Experiences This Year’s Largest Epoch Drop, Global Hashrate Slips Lower

Bitcoin’s mining difficulty dropped this week at block height 685,440 and saw the largest negative drop of the year losing close to 16%. Overall the global hashrate has dropped around 2% since the price fell below the $40k handle. Currently, the mining difficulty is around 21 trillion, and it could drop another 16% in less […]

Metalla CEO Says Crypto Industry Is a ‘License for the Private Sector to Print Money’

During an interview this week, Metalla Royalty & Streaming CEO, Brett Heath, explained that he believes cryptocurrencies will lead to the next financial crisis. The precious metals boss said history shows that “mass adoption of a new financial product†typically leads to a financial crisis. Precious Metals Exec Says the Public Embracing Crypto May Lead […]

Market Forecaster Jim Bianco Says Ethereum Has a Lot of Upside, Investor Doesn’t Hold Bitcoin

On May 27, the president of Bianco Research, Jim Bianco explained during an interview that he believes there’s a lot of upside potential when it comes to the crypto economy. Bianco said since 2017 he’s owned a basket of crypto assets like ethereum, but he doesn’t hold bitcoin. Bianco Research President Owns a Basket of […]

Bitcoin Mining Operations Btc.top and Hashcow Cease Offering Services in China

Following some stern warnings from a few major trade associations and regulators in China, two prominent exchanges, Huobi and Okex, have stopped offering services to Chinese residents. After the two exchanges halted specific services to residents of mainland China, two bitcoin mining operations have also abandoned the country on Monday. Btc.top and Hashcow have suspended […]

South Korea’s ‘Kimchi Premium’ Returns, BTC Prices Up 8% Higher Than Global Average

As cryptocurrency regulation heats up worldwide, South Korean officials have been increasing regulatory discussions concerning the swelling crypto economy. While digital currency markets like bitcoin have tumbled in value in recent times, global crypto market prices have increased across the board on Monday. In South Korea, crypto-assets like bitcoin are once again experiencing a ‘kimchi […]

Bitcoin Adoption Picks up Steam in Peru After Presidential Ballot

Peru, a country not commonly associated with bitcoin or cryptocurrencies, is experiencing a sizable surge in digital currency adoption following the first round of its presidential ballot process. The presidential candidate with the most vote support, Pedro Castillo, is known for his interventionist policies, so Peruvians might be preparing for what could be considered an […]

Crypto Proponents Become Skeptical of Closed-Door Meeting Between Billionaires and Bitcoin Miners

After Tesla’s Elon Musk and Microstrategy CEO Micheal Saylor revealed the revelation of a newly created “Bitcoin Mining Council,†the news became a viral subject. While some crypto supporters like the idea, others have been skeptical of a couple of billionaires having closed-door meetings with North American bitcoin miners. Bitcoin Mining Council Brings Back Memories […]

$2.2 Billion Notional in BTC Options Set to Expire on Friday, Bitcoin Contango Has Returned

According to data from Skew Analytics, more than 55,000 bitcoin options contracts worth $2.2 billion will expire on Friday. Statistics further show, as far as options are concerned, Deribit captures the lion’s share of contracts with 48,469 bitcoin options contracts ($1.95 billion notional) set to expire. 55K in Bitcoin Option Set to Expire, Deribit Carries […]

Analyst Expects Bitcoin to ‘Grind Down’ to $15K, With a ‘Periodic Dead Cat Bounce’ Along the Way

An analyst from the biotech consulting group Biotechvalley Insights believes after bitcoin lost 53% from the crypto asset’s all-time high, “the party is clearly over.†The biotech consulting group analyst thinks crypto investors will witness a slow “grind down the slope of hope with a periodic dead cat bounce†and expects prices to drop to […]

Little Green Mining Hood or the Big Bad Wolf: Musk’s Sustainability Play

Recent announcements and actions by Elon Musk surrounding bitcoin mining sustainability raise questions about the reasoning and motivations of Tesla’s Technoking. Is it possible that Musk is playing a calculated marketing game to introduce a Tesla mining solution? The World of Bitcoin Mining According to Musk Once upon a time, for 49 days, the world […]

Beijing’s Distaste for Bitcoin Mining Spreads to Inner Mongolia, Miners Could Face a ‘Social Credit Blacklist’

Beijing’s recent crackdown on the cryptocurrency industry has found its way into Inner Mongolia according to a recent report. Inner Mongolian officials plan to introduce harsh penalties to bitcoin mining operations using the region’s grid without permission from authorities. New Rules Aim to ‘Punish Bitcoin Miners’ A regional report published by South China Morning Post’s […]

Analyst Expects Bitcoin to ‘Grind Down’ to $15K, With a ‘Periodic Dead Cat Bounce’ Along the Way

An analyst from the biotech consulting group Biotechvalley Insights believes after bitcoin lost 53% from the crypto asset’s all-time high, “the party is clearly over.†The biotech consulting group analyst thinks crypto investors will witness a slow “grind down the slope of hope with a periodic dead cat bounce†and expects prices to drop to […]

Crypto Proponents Become Skeptical of Closed-Door Meeting Between Billionaires and Bitcoin Miners

After Tesla’s Elon Musk and Microstrategy CEO Micheal Saylor revealed the revelation of a newly created “Bitcoin Mining Council,†the news became a viral subject. While some crypto supporters like the idea, others have been skeptical of a couple of billionaires having closed-door meetings with North American bitcoin miners. Bitcoin Mining Council Brings Back Memories […]

Data Shows Bitcoin Addresses in Accumulation Captures Fresh New Highs

After bitcoin prices dipped to a low of $30,066 per unit last week, lots of people have been focused on the panic sellers. Meanwhile, when bitcoin prices plunged, the number of bitcoin addresses in accumulation tapped an all-time high at 545,115 addresses. Number of Bitcoin Accumulation Addresses Hit New Highs Bitcoin (BTC) prices slid from […]

Fund Manager One River Files SEC Prospectus for Carbon Neutral Bitcoin ETF

On Monday, the crypto asset fund manager One River filed a unique bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the Form S-1 filed, One River wants to list a carbon-neutral bitcoin ETF on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). One River’s Bitcoin ETF Aims to Provide a […]

Crypto Proponents Become Skeptical of Closed-Door Meeting Between Billionaires and Bitcoin Miners

After Tesla’s Elon Musk and Microstrategy CEO Micheal Saylor revealed the revelation of a newly created “Bitcoin Mining Council,†the news became a viral subject. While some crypto supporters like the idea, others have been skeptical of a couple of billionaires having closed-door meetings with North American bitcoin miners. Bitcoin Mining Council Brings Back Memories […]

BTC Mining Devices ‘Out of Stock’ Worldwide- 6 Chinese Mining Rig Makers Dominate the ASIC Industry in 2021

While bitcoin prices have slid in value and the high network difficulty, the leading crypto asset is still quite profitable to mine according to current data. Despite the profitability, these days there are only a few manufacturers producing application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) machines. Microbt, Bitmain Sell the Most Profitable Bitcoin Miners on the Market, But […]

Bitcoin Mining Operations Btc.top and Hashcow Cease Offering Services in China

Following some stern warnings from a few major trade associations and regulators in China, two prominent exchanges, Huobi and Okex, have stopped offering services to Chinese residents. After the two exchanges halted specific services to residents of mainland China, two bitcoin mining operations have also abandoned the country on Monday. Btc.top and Hashcow have suspended […]

South Korea’s ‘Kimchi Premium’ Returns, BTC Prices Up 8% Higher Than Global Average

As cryptocurrency regulation heats up worldwide, South Korean officials have been increasing regulatory discussions concerning the swelling crypto economy. While digital currency markets like bitcoin have tumbled in value in recent times, global crypto market prices have increased across the board on Monday. In South Korea, crypto-assets like bitcoin are once again experiencing a ‘kimchi […]

Bitcoin Adoption Picks up Steam in Peru After Presidential Ballot

Peru, a country not commonly associated with bitcoin or cryptocurrencies, is experiencing a sizable surge in digital currency adoption following the first round of its presidential ballot process. The presidential candidate with the most vote support, Pedro Castillo, is known for his interventionist policies, so Peruvians might be preparing for what could be considered an […]

BTC Mining Devices ‘Out of Stock’ Worldwide- 6 Chinese Mining Rig Makers Dominate the ASIC Industry in 2021

While bitcoin prices have slid in value and the high network difficulty, the leading crypto asset is still quite profitable to mine according to current data. Despite the profitability, these days there are only a few manufacturers producing application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) machines. Microbt, Bitmain Sell the Most Profitable Bitcoin Miners on the Market, But […]

Crypto Markets Lose Billions, Weak Hands Capitulate, Stablecoin Market Surpasses $100 Billion

Digital currency markets have shed billions once again, as the entire crypto-economy has been cut down from well over $2 trillion to today’s $1.44 trillion market valuation. Bitcoin was coasting along just above the $38k handle before 9 p.m. (EST) yesterday evening but after that point, sellers started capitulating and the price dropped under $34k. […]

‘Reiterated FUD’ – Chinese Government to Continue Monitoring Bitcoin Mining Sector

A recent report from the Chinese government’s financial committee has reiterated the country’s stance on bitcoin mining and that it would continue to monitor the sector closely. The report follows a recent article from Reuters published three days ago, which also reiterates China’s older warnings against the crypto industry. Chinese Government Report Mentions Bitcoin Mining, […]

Crypto Prices Consolidate, Analysts Blame Bitcoin Market Rout on ‘Overleveraged Positions’

Digital currency markets have been consolidating after taking some heavy losses during the last few days. Billions of dollars have jumped back into the crypto economy on Thursday, as the overall market valuation of all coins in existence has jumped back to $1.75 trillion on Friday. Bitcoin is resting above the $40k handle but the […]

‘Reiterated FUD’ – Chinese Government to Continue Monitoring Bitcoin Mining Sector

A recent report from the Chinese government’s financial committee has reiterated the country’s stance on bitcoin mining and that it would continue to monitor the sector closely. The report follows a recent article from Reuters published three days ago, which also reiterates China’s older warnings against the crypto industry. Chinese Government Report Mentions Bitcoin Mining, […]

Crypto Prices Consolidate, Analysts Blame Bitcoin Market Rout on ‘Overleveraged Positions’

Digital currency markets have been consolidating after taking some heavy losses during the last few days. Billions of dollars have jumped back into the crypto economy on Thursday, as the overall market valuation of all coins in existence has jumped back to $1.75 trillion on Friday. Bitcoin is resting above the $40k handle but the […]

South Korean Deputy Prime Minister Eases Anti-Crypto Rhetoric, Aims to Create More Domestic Market Opportunities

The South Korean government seems to be easing its anti-crypto tone, as the Deputy Prime Minister came forward with a statement that opened the doors for future open dialogue on virtual currency topics. Hong Nam-ki unveiled that officials are assessing ways to get young people into “domestic asset markets†and thus bringing more opportunities in […]

Chinese Firm Invests $25 Million in ‘Cryptocurrency Mining Data Center’ in Texas

On Wednesday, the firm Bit Mining Limited, formerly known as 500.com, announced it has entered into a binding investment in a cryptocurrency mining data center located in Texas. The binding investment worth $25 million is with Dory Creek, LLC as the two companies will construct and operate a 57.2 MW mining facility powered by 85% […]

Bitcoin Hashrate Slides- Low BTC Prices, Sichuan Wet Season, Upcoming Difficulty Spike to Blame

While bitcoin prices plummeted this week, the network’s hashrate has also dropped considerably since tapping a high on May 9. Since then, the hashrate has seen swings between 10-15% because of the crypto market downturn, alleged issues with power outages in Sichuan, China, and the upcoming difficulty change. Similar to the Price, Bitcoin Hashrate Sees […]

‘Bitcoin Is Dead’- Crypto Market Carnage Invokes Haters and BTC Obituaries

Digital currency markets have shed billions in value over the past week and during the market carnage, bitcoin haters have come out in flocks. Moreover, according to numerous crypto skeptics, bitcoin has officially died 21 times this year and this week’s downturn is sure to provide another eulogy. Bitcoin Haters Step Out to Troll Crypto […]

‘Chartmaster’ Expects BTC Price to Tap $29K, Delta Exchange CEO Says ‘Bitcoin Hasn’t Found a Floor Yet’

The price of bitcoin has dropped to a new low for the month of May, sliding to $42,100 per unit during Monday evening’s trading sessions. While a few analysts see bitcoin rebounding and gathering new highs in the coming weeks, a few crypto market strategists believe bitcoin prices could sink much lower than today’s current […]

Survey: Crypto Traders Predict Ethereum’s ROI to ‘Crush’ Bitcoin’s 2021 Year-End Return

Bitcoin and a slew of digital assets have seen massive drops in value during the last few days, while the top two leading crypto assets bitcoin and ethereum have been battling for market supremacy. This week, bitcoin’s towering dominance over the crypto economy has dropped to a three-year low tapping 41.9%, while ethereum’s market cap […]

Survey: Crypto Traders Predict Ethereum’s ROI to ‘Crush’ Bitcoin’s 2021 Year-End Return

Bitcoin and a slew of digital assets have seen massive drops in value during the last few days, while the top two leading crypto assets bitcoin and ethereum have been battling for market supremacy. This week, bitcoin’s towering dominance over the crypto economy has dropped to a three-year low tapping 41.9%, while ethereum’s market cap […]

‘Bitcoin Is Dead’- Crypto Market Carnage Invokes Haters and BTC Obituaries

Digital currency markets have shed billions in value over the past week and during the market carnage, bitcoin haters have come out in flocks. Moreover, according to numerous crypto skeptics, bitcoin has officially died 21 times this year and this week’s downturn is sure to provide another eulogy. Bitcoin Haters Step Out to Troll Crypto […]

Bitcoin Drops Below $40K, Crypto Economy Down 17%, Markets Lost $250 Billion Last Week

On Wednesday, cryptocurrency markets continue to drop lower in value, as the entire crypto-economy has plunged 17% below the $2 trillion mark and now rests at $1.801 trillion. Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization, touched a high of $40,770 per unit at 4:48 a.m. (ET). A few hours after hitting that price […]

Microstrategy Buys $10M Worth of Bitcoin, MSTR Shares Down Over 60% Since February

On Tuesday, the publicly-listed business intelligence company, Microstrategy, announced the purchase of 229 bitcoins adding to the firm’s current stash of crypto. The company’s CEO Michael Saylor told his Twitter followers that Microstrategy now holds 92,079 bitcoins. Microstrategy Stocks Up on More Bitcoin, Buys $10 Million Worth to the Balance Sheet Microstrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) has […]

Microstrategy Buys $10M Worth of Bitcoin, MSTR Shares Down Over 60% Since February

On Tuesday, the publicly-listed business intelligence company, Microstrategy, announced the purchase of 229 bitcoins adding to the firm’s current stash of crypto. The company’s CEO Michael Saylor told his Twitter followers that Microstrategy now holds 92,079 bitcoins. Microstrategy Stocks Up on More Bitcoin, Buys $10 Million Worth to the Balance Sheet Microstrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) has […]

Bitcoin Stock-to-Flow Still ‘Intact’ Says Creator, Crypto Fear Index Taps 12-Month Low

The leading cryptocurrency bitcoin has dropped 20% in value after Tesla announced on May 12, the electric car firm would not be accepting bitcoin for purchases. Two days later, the creator of the notorious stock-to-flow cross-asset (S2FX) price model, Plan B, shared his model and said the S2FX was still “intact.†Plan B still shows […]

‘Chartmaster’ Expects BTC Price to Tap $29K, Delta Exchange CEO Says ‘Bitcoin Hasn’t Found a Floor Yet’

The price of bitcoin has dropped to a new low for the month of May, sliding to $42,100 per unit during Monday evening’s trading sessions. While a few analysts see bitcoin rebounding and gathering new highs in the coming weeks, a few crypto market strategists believe bitcoin prices could sink much lower than today’s current […]

Bitcoin Dominance Dips to 40%, Top Ten Cryptos Siphon BTC’s Market Supremacy

The crypto economy has dropped significantly in value during the last few days tapping a low of $2.06 trillion on Monday. Additionally, the leading crypto asset bitcoin has seen its market dominance drop to 40% of the crypto economy’s overall valuation. Bitcoin’s dominance index hasn’t been this low since June 2018. Bitcoin Dominance Drops to […]

Report: ASIC Giant Bitmain Pre-Orders 5nm Chips Produced by TSMC’s N5 Process

Bitmain, one of the largest application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) manufacturers in the world, is reportedly working with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in order to leverage TSMC’s 5nm semiconductors. Industry sources say that the 5nm chips being created for Bitmain will start production in the third quarter. Chip Maker TSMC Reportedly Producing Semiconductors for […]

While Bitcoin’s Price Slumps the Network’s Mining Difficulty Reaches a Lifetime High

After bitcoin prices took a hit following Tesla’s recent u-turn, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty jumped over 25 trillion, the highest the metric has seen during the protocol’s lifetime. The mining difficulty spike follows the recent 12% difficulty drop the network experienced two weeks ago. Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Jumps to 25 Trillion, Could Hit 30 Trillion in […]

Bitcoin Markets Blood Red After Tesla Announcement, Crypto Economy Sheds Billions

Digital currency markets have seen better days, as billions of dollars were shaved off the entire crypto-economy after Tesla revealed it would not be accepting bitcoin over environmental concerns. The entire market capitalization of all the crypto assets in existence has dipped under the $2 trillion mark, and most coins are down between 5-30% during […]

Cybersecurity Firm Spots a Crypto Stealer Distributed Through a Massive Email Spam Campaign and Discord Channels

A crypto stealer seems to have spread through a massive spam campaign across several countries, including the United States, Australia, Japan, and Germany. The malware dubbed “Panda Stealer†has been spotted by a cybersecurity company. It is reportedly also distributed on Discord channels. Malware Can Also Steal Data From Telegram and Discord Apps According to […]

Palantir to Accept Bitcoin for Services, Considers Keeping BTC on Its Balance Sheet

Palantir Technologies, the Peter Thiel-backed, American software company specializing in big data analytics, announced Tuesday that company plans to accept bitcoin for services. Further, like a variety of corporate entities that are accepting and holding bitcoin, Palantir is considering keeping the asset on its balance sheet. Palantir Enters the Crypto Economy On Tuesday, Palantir Technologies […]

How Long Does a Bitcoin Bull Run Last? Proponents Use a Myriad of Charts and Models to Predict Future Prices

As bitcoin prices hover above the $55k zone, a number of participants wonder when the bull run will end. Bitcoin proponents are convinced bull markets have three waves and another wave may start soon. However, despite a variety of tools being used like tarot cards, no one is truly sure what will happen with bitcoin […]

Morgan Creek’s Mark Yusko Predicts Bitcoin Can Reach $250K in 5 Years

Mark Yusko, Morgan Creek Capital Management’s CEO and cofounder, is extremely bullish on bitcoin. Despite a period of consolidation, Yusko expects the leading crypto asset to tap $250,000 in five years. In a recent interview, he said that the network continues to swell in an “exponential way.†Morgan Creek’s CEO Sticks to His Six-Digit Bitcoin […]

Ethereum Skyrockets Past $4K Tapping a New ATH, Ether Dominance Jumps to 20%

The price of ethereum, the second-largest crypto asset in terms of market valuation, touched an all-time high (ATH) on Monday, capturing $4,246 per unit. Ethereum has been on a tear during the last year against the U.S. dollar, gaining a whopping 2,129% in 12 months. Ethereum Captures Fresh Price Highs, ‘Flippening’ Begins to Trend Ethereum […]

Bitcoin’s Smallest Unit: Billionaire Mike Novogratz Wants Crypto Exchanges to Quote Satoshis

Mike Novogratz, the CEO of Galaxy Digital, wants exchanges to start listing in the smallest unit of bitcoin otherwise known as “satoshisâ€. On May 8, Novogratz tweeted out to a number of crypto exchange executives and asked “which exchange will be first to quote in SATS?†Novogratz Asks Top Exchange Execs to List Satoshis Bitcoin […]

Report: China’s Bitcoin Hashrate Dominance Dives, ‘North America Could Steal the Lead’

A newly published regional report shows that China’s hashrate has likely dropped to 55% while the U.S. has climbed to 11%. Another study predicts that it’s possible North America could overtake China in terms of hashrate by the end of 2021. Bitcoin Mining Farm Operator Says Mining Industry in North America Is Booming For years […]

Real Estate Listings Accepting BTC Touch Record Highs, 14.3 Homes per 100,000 Accept Crypto

Bitcoin and the crypto economy have been making their way into the world of real estate these days. A recently published report shows that Realtor.com data indicates that people selling property for crypto assets have risen a great deal. Statistics show that there are 14.3 crypto accepting listings per 100,000 homes in the company database. […]

‘Gold Is Clearly Being Replaced by Digital Gold’- Precious Metal Markets Spike, Strategist Mike McGlone Calls PM Action ‘Meh’

Precious metals (PM) markets have been trading a bit higher in recent days, while cryptocurrency markets have been seeing gains as well. Spot gold prices have jumped to $1,805 per ounce, up more than 1.3% during the last 24 hours, while silver prices have increased by 2.5%. As PMs have gathered strength this week, crypto-asset […]

‘Gold Is Clearly Being Replaced by Digital Gold’- Precious Metal Markets Spike, Strategist Mike McGlone Calls PM Action ‘Meh’

Precious metals (PM) markets have been trading a bit higher in recent days, while cryptocurrency markets have been seeing gains as well. Spot gold prices have jumped to $1,805 per ounce, up more than 1.3% during the last 24 hours, while silver prices have increased by 2.5%. As PMs have gathered strength this week, crypto-asset […]

Crypto Analytics Firm Coin Metrics Raises $15 Million, Goldman Sachs Leads Funding Round

On May 5, the cryptocurrency data and analytics provider Coin Metrics announced the firm has raised $15 million in Series B financing round. The funding was led by Goldman Sachs and a number of other venture firms, as digital currency data has become a hot commodity in recent times. Digital Currency Data and Analytics Firm […]

The $70B Meme Coin Market: Dogecoin Skyrockets Past a Half Dollar, DOGE Market Cap Eats Into BTC Dominance

The popular meme-based crypto-asset dogecoin has seen incredible gains during the last 24 hours jumping over 40% since yesterday. After just recently capturing a $50 billion market valuation, Dogecoin’s market cap now exceeds $71 billion. Moreover, the meme-coin has been eating away at bitcoin’s market dominance, as dogecoin captures 3% of the entire crypto-economy at […]

Climate Change Targets Bitcoin Mining: NY Lawmaker Proposes 3-Year Moratorium on Mining Operations in the State

U.S. bureaucrats, particularly Democrats, are concerned about climate change and have introduced lots of legislation in order to address these concerns. Now a lawmaker from New York wants to establish a moratorium for bitcoin mining facilities located in the state, which means cryptocurrency miners in New York would have to halt operations. Senator Kevin Parker […]

Researchers Spot New Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware Advertised Under a Subscription Model

A cryptocurrency-related malware program has been advertised on darknet forums as the “leading way to make money in 2021,†raising alarms among the cybersecurity community. Palo Alto Networks published a report on the malicious app Westeal, detailing the author’s ties with other types of malware that steals major streaming services accounts. Westeal Claims to Be […]

Mogo Adds 146 ETH to Firm’s Balance Sheet, Plans to Turn 5% of Its Portfolio Into Crypto Assets

On Tuesday, the Nasdaq-listed Canadian company Mogo revealed the firm has purchased 146 ether at an average price of $2,780. The move follows the firm’s corporate investment in bitcoin, as well as offering bitcoin rewards for the company’s mortgage and card clients. The company plans to keep 5% of its balance sheet assets in digital […]

The $70B Meme Coin Market: Dogecoin Skyrockets Past a Half Dollar, DOGE Market Cap Eats Into BTC Dominance

The popular meme-based crypto-asset dogecoin has seen incredible gains during the last 24 hours jumping over 40% since yesterday. After just recently capturing a $50 billion market valuation, Dogecoin’s market cap now exceeds $71 billion. Moreover, the meme-coin has been eating away at bitcoin’s market dominance, as dogecoin captures 3% of the entire crypto-economy at […]

Spanish Healthcare Group to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments, Citing Interest in ‘Bitcoin Revolution’

Cryptocurrency regulation is still an ongoing topic for the Spanish government and regulators, with some not too friendly measures against crypto ads or enhancing tax rules. However, adoption is on the rise in different industries, and the healthcare sector is joining the frenzy. Patients Could Pay With Digital Assets Starting June 1 According to Forbes […]

2021’s Largest Epoch Drop: Bitcoin Network’s Mining Difficulty Dips Over 12%, Hashrate Nears 200 Exahash

Bitcoin’s mining difficulty has seen a massive drop this week, as the metric slid 12.6% and was the largest difficulty drop in 2021. The mining difficulty decline follows the recent electrical outages in China which had affected the network’s hashrate to some degree. Following the difficulty drop, Bitcoin’s hashrate is climbing northbound again nearing the […]