Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Says Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Vehicles for Speculation’

200-Year-Old American Wine Shop Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies 

Latest Episode of The Simpsons Prices Bitcoin at ‘Infinite’ as the Crypto Consolidates Above the $60K Threshold

Spanish Tax Authority Issues 14,800 Warning Letters to Cryptocurrency Holders

Spanish authorities are enforcing their tough stance on the cryptocurrency industry, and the national tax agency seems to be taking it very seriously. Now, the Hacienda issued 14,800 warning letters to Spaniards under their watch for allegedly having failed or need to declare crypto holdings. Fines Could Be ‘Over $5,900’ if a Crypto Holder Fails […]

Central Bank of Nigeria Blocks Fintech Startups From Accessing KYC Service— Decision Described as an ‘Attack on All Fintechs’

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has recently suspended the provision of the bank validation number (BVN) service to all fintech and third-party partners. The decision means non-banks entities include crypto startups “have lost one of the most comprehensive means of identity verification in the country.†New Identification System Before the latest decision, the CBN […]

Encrypted Messenger Company Signal Faces Scrutiny Over Mobilecoin Integration

Signal, the cross-platform encrypted messaging service is facing criticism this week, after the company Signal Messenger told the public it was integrating the cryptocurrency mobilecoin. Moreover, controversy surrounds the company’s founder and CEO Matthew Rosenfeld, known as ‘Moxie Marlinspike’ over his previous ties with the Mobilecoin project. The Relationship Between Mobilecoin and Signal During the […]

Chinese Tech Firm Meitu Buys 175 Bitcoin, Treasury Now Holds $100 Million Worth in BTC and ETH

The China-based smartphone and internet app maker Meitu has announced the acquisition of $10 million worth of bitcoin for its treasury after the firm purchased digital assets two times prior last month. The company’s cryptocurrency holdings now stack up to $100 million worth of ethereum and bitcoin. Meitu Stacks Another 175 Bitcoin, $100 Million in […]

Wildly Popular Live Casino Games from Evolution Now Available on Bitcoin.com’s Gaming Portal

Bitcoin Games adds live casino games and shows from the most sought-after gaming software provider. Play Live Casino Games with Real Dealers Bitcoin Games is a one-stop gaming portal for players to enjoy a variety of casino games playable with cryptocurrency. There is something for everyone – from slot lovers to jackpot chasers, the online […]

Piper Sandler Survey Shows 9% of American Teens Have Traded Cryptocurrency

The American independent investment bank and financial services company, Piper Sandler has published its latest “Taking Stock With Teens†survey which notes that 9% of U.S. teenagers have traded cryptocurrencies. 7,000 teenagers were polled and roughly 81% of those who have traded digital currencies were male. 9% of American Teens Claim to Have Traded Crypto […]

Chinese Tech Firm Meitu Buys 175 Bitcoin, Treasury Now Holds $100 Million Worth in BTC and ETH

The China-based smartphone and internet app maker Meitu has announced the acquisition of $10 million worth of bitcoin for its treasury after the firm purchased digital assets two times prior last month. The company’s cryptocurrency holdings now stack up to $100 million worth of ethereum and bitcoin. Meitu Stacks Another 175 Bitcoin, $100 Million in […]

Paypal Cofounder Peter Thiel Thinks China Is Using Bitcoin as Financial Weapon Against the US

According to Paypal cofounder Peter Thiel, the Chinese government, which detests the U.S. dollar’s reserve currency status, could be using bitcoin as a financial weapon against the U.S. While he concedes that China has no intentions of making the yuan renminbi a reserve currency, Thiel still thinks the Asian country may have longed bitcoin because […]

Wildly Popular Live Casino Games from Evolution Now Available on Bitcoin.com’s Gaming Portal

Bitcoin Games adds live casino games and shows from the most sought-after gaming software provider. Play Live Casino Games with Real Dealers Bitcoin Games is a one-stop gaming portal for players to enjoy a variety of casino games playable with cryptocurrency. There is something for everyone – from slot lovers to jackpot chasers, the online […]

US Regulator Accuses Lbry Project of Selling Unregistered Securities, CEO Denies Charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a complaint against the blockchain-based file-sharing and payment network called Lbry last week, as the U.S. regulator has accused the company Lbry Inc. of selling unregistered securities. However, the CEO of Lbry denies the project’s native tokens are securities and says the SEC’s logic will put a […]

Blockchain and Crypto Startups Raise $2.6 Billion in Q1 of 2021— Figure Surpasses 2020 Total by $300 Million

According to data analysis firm, CB Insights, about $2.6 billion was raised by some 129 blockchain-focused start-ups during the first quarter of 2021. This figure easily surpasses the $2.3 billion raised from a total of 341 deals that were seen in the whole of 2020. Large Capital Raising Rounds Dominate As noted by one report, […]

Employment Search Websites Show a Vast Amount of Jobs in the Bitcoin and Blockchain Industry

As the crypto economy has swelled to close to $2 trillion in value globally, the businesses and operations behind it continue to expand. This means that a great number of companies are hiring and a quick look at popular online directories shows there’s a slew of jobs available. Bitcoin and Blockchain Employment Opportunities The aftermath […]

With US Tax Season Around the Corner, Here’s How to Report Crypto Activity to the IRS

The key to properly filing taxes on cryptocurrency comes down to excellent record-keeping, the correct IRS tax forms, and knowledge about what qualifies as income versus capital gains. Handle Tax Filings With Care to Avoid Any Audits Although the traditional April 15th deadline for filing US taxes has been pushed to May 17th, there is […]

Father Laughs Off Son’s Financial Hopes: How the Ones You Love the Most Want to See Bitcoin Fail

Some people will never believe in bitcoin and the cryptocurrency economy Satoshi’s invention has created. A lot of cryptocurrency believers are familiar with the mainstream pundits and economists claiming bitcoin will go to zero, but oftentimes it’s the ones they care about the most that hope to see bitcoin fail. On Wednesday evening on Reddit, […]

Occam.fi Ecosystem – The First Launchpad and Liquidity Solution for Cardano

press release PRESS RELEASE. OccamRazer is a decentralized fundraising vehicle, or launchpad, with a full suite of compliance and RegTech tools as well as feature-rich UX suitable to accommodate a vast variety of fundraising profiles, acting as the key that will unlock the Cardano ecosystems’ liquidity. As AMM-based vehicles for decentralized fundraising, such as IDOs, […]

With US Tax Season Around the Corner, Here’s How to Report Crypto Activity to the IRS

The key to properly filing taxes on cryptocurrency comes down to excellent record-keeping, the correct IRS tax forms, and knowledge about what qualifies as income versus capital gains. Handle Tax Filings With Care to Avoid Any Audits Although the traditional April 15th deadline for filing US taxes has been pushed to May 17th, there is […]

Scottish Music School Now Supports Crypto Payments for Tuition

On March 28, the Scottish school in Edinburgh called the Morningside School of Music decided to accept cryptocurrency payments for tuition. Morningside’s director Linda Boyd said the school had noticed the trend of larger firms joining the crypto economy and it’s “just a matter of time before smaller businesses like ours start doing the same,†[…]

The Fed Plans to Unveil Digital Dollar Prototypes in July

The Federal Reserve is actively working on a central bank digital currency and some prototypes are near completion. The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) plan to unveil two prototypes of a digital dollar as early as July. Digital Dollar Prototypes Coming Soon Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said […]

Pro Baseball Team the Oakland A’s Plans to Hold Bitcoin Obtained from Ticket Sales

The president of the American pro baseball team the Oakland Athletics (A’s) recently discussed the ballclub accepting bitcoin for full season suites on Bloomberg TV. A’s president Dave Kaval explained that the team will be holding the crypto asset it obtains from sales, rather than selling because they are “believers in it.†The Oakland Athletics […]

The Fed Plans to Unveil Digital Dollar Prototypes in July

The Federal Reserve is actively working on a central bank digital currency and some prototypes are near completion. The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) plan to unveil two prototypes of a digital dollar as early as July. Digital Dollar Prototypes Coming Soon Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said […]

Interest from China, Co-Mining and a Grayscale Trust Gives Filecoin’s Market Cap a Valuation Lift

Over the last seven days the project filecoin, a cryptocurrency, and blockchain-based cooperative digital storage network climbed 61% in value and 493% during the last three months. Regional reports from China also show that the computer hardware giant based in Shenzhen, Xinyuan Technology Co., has invested $89 million into the filecoin mining ecosystem. Filecoin Market […]

Microsoft President Says the World Is Best Served When Currencies Are Issued and Backed by Governments

Microsoft President Brad Smith says that “The world is best served when currencies are issued, backed by and regulated by governments.†He further emphasized that he is not a fan of encouraging the private sector to issue digital currencies. Microsoft’s President Says Currency Issuance Should Be Left to Governments Brad Smith, President of Microsoft Corp., […]

Bitcoin Cash-Powered Onlycoins Aims to Compete with the Popular Content Platform Onlyfans

Recently, Bitcoin Cash proponents have been introduced to a new application that competes with the content subscription service Onlyfans. The web portal Onlycoins is a service that is similar to Onlyfans but instead, creators can earn bitcoin cash by posting quality content and gathering subscribers. Youtuber David Bond Features Bitcoin Cash-Fueled Onlyfans Clone The popular […]

Chinese Citizens Can Now Apply for the Digital Yuan Wallet Through 6 State-Owned Banks

Following the interview with Ma Changchun, the head of the People’s Bank of China-run Digital Currency Research Institute, a recent report indicates that residents from Beijing and Shanghai can now apply for a digital yuan wallet. According to the report, six different Chinese banks will participate in the process. Beijing and Shanghai Residents Can Apply […]

Microsoft President Says the World Is Best Served When Currencies Are Issued and Backed by Governments

Microsoft President Brad Smith says that “The world is best served when currencies are issued, backed by and regulated by governments.†He further emphasized that he is not a fan of encouraging the private sector to issue digital currencies. Microsoft’s President Says Currency Issuance Should Be Left to Governments Brad Smith, President of Microsoft Corp., […]

Mystery Whale Moves 20 Bitcoin Block Rewards from 2010, Entity Moved 10,000 BTC Since Last Year

On Tuesday, March 23, the infamous whale that’s been spending numerous strings of 2010 block rewards since last year, has spent another 1,000 bitcoin that sat idle for over a decade. The string of 20 block rewards transferred on Tuesday, follows the exact same patterns our newsdesk has tracked since March 12, 2020, otherwise known […]

Blockchain.com Raises $300 Million, Firm’s Post-Money Valuation Now $5.2 Billion

The crypto financial services provider Blockchain.com revealed on Wednesday that the company has raised $300 million in a financing round. Blockchain.com’s latest funding round follows the $120 million raise the company obtained last month. Blockchain.com Is Now Valued at $5.2 Billion On March 24, Blockchain.com CEO Peter Smith announced that the company was pleased to […]

Mystery Whale Moves 20 Bitcoin Block Rewards from 2010, Entity Moved 10,000 BTC Since Last Year

On Tuesday, March 23, the infamous whale that’s been spending numerous strings of 2010 block rewards since last year, has spent another 1,000 bitcoin that sat idle for over a decade. The string of 20 block rewards transferred on Tuesday, follows the exact same patterns our newsdesk has tracked since March 12, 2020, otherwise known […]

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Says Bitcoin Is a Substitute for Gold

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sees cryptocurrency as a substitute for gold, rather than the dollar. However, he cautioned that crypto assets, including bitcoin, are highly volatile and not useful as a store of value. Fed Chair Sees Bitcoin as a Gold Substitute During a webinar sponsored by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) on […]

500 MW by 2025: Bitcoin Miner Greenidge and It’s Wholly-Owned Power Plant to Be Listed on Nasdaq

On Monday, the New York-based company Greenidge Generation Holdings revealed the business aims to be the first publicly-listed mining operation with a wholly-owned power plant. Greenidge expects to be publicly listed on Nasdaq via a merger with the firm Support.com. Greenidge Bitcoin Mining Operation and Gas Power Plant Plans to be Listed on Nasdaq Last […]

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Says Bitcoin Is a Substitute for Gold

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sees cryptocurrency as a substitute for gold, rather than the dollar. However, he cautioned that crypto assets, including bitcoin, are highly volatile and not useful as a store of value. Fed Chair Sees Bitcoin as a Gold Substitute During a webinar sponsored by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) on […]

Opioid Premiums, Jobseekers and Vaccines: Covid-19 Fuels Darknet Markets in a Different Way

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has found its way onto the deep web and during the last few months, researchers have found a great number of individuals turning to darknet markets (DNMs) for employment. The organization Check Point Research has recorded a rising trend of people looking for jobs on hacking forums and DNMs. […]

Thai Central Bank Declares Baht-Pegged Stablecoin Illegal in Violation of Currency Law

Thailand’s central bank has declared a stablecoin pegged to the Thai Baht illegal, citing violation of the country’s currency law. The Bank of Thailand (BOT) is currently working on a regulatory framework for stablecoins. Thailand Bans Baht-Pegged Stablecoin The Bank of Thailand, the country’s central bank, issued a press release Wednesday declaring a stablecoin called […]

Canadian Condo Company Invests in Bitcoin, Hopes to Become ‘Self-Sustaining Real Estate’

A few months ago a trend started where well known businesses like Microstrategy, Square, and Tesla started adding bitcoin to their company balance sheets. Now a Canadian condominium company has decided to invest in bitcoin in order to replace some of the firm’s reserve fund with crypto. Thornton Place Condominium Corporation leveraged the cryptocurrency exchange […]

Mizuho Bank Survey Says $24 Billion in US Stimulus Checks May Be Used to Buy Bitcoin

On March 15, 2021, Mizuho Securities Co., a firm wholly-owned subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group, revealed the findings of a new survey that says a great deal of stimulus money will find its way into stock markets and the cryptocurrency economy. Participants in Mizuho’s survey made less than $150k per year and estimates suspect 10% […]

Mizuho Bank Survey Says $24 Billion in US Stimulus Checks May Be Used to Buy Bitcoin

On March 15, 2021, Mizuho Securities Co., a firm wholly-owned subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group, revealed the findings of a new survey that says a great deal of stimulus money will find its way into stock markets and the cryptocurrency economy. Participants in Mizuho’s survey made less than $150k per year and estimates suspect 10% […]

BTC Miner Stresses: ‘Bitcoin is One of the Most Environment-Friendly Financial Networks’

While bitcoin has been gathering widespread attention with prices touching all-time highs, mainstream pundits have tried to attack the leading crypto asset for its energy consumption. It seems a new ‘bitcoin is bad for the environment’ editorial is published nearly every week by mainstream journalists, tech authors, and climate activists. This week a representative from […]

MLB Club the Oakland A’s Is Now Accepting Bitcoin for 2021 Season Passes

The professional baseball team the Oakland Athletics (A’s) has announced that the ball club is now accepting bitcoin for season tickets. Now through opening day, a set of six Oakland A’s full season suites can be purchased with a single bitcoin, which is currently a discount in comparison to the regular cost. Oakland Athletics Is […]

Norway’s Fourth-Richest Man Invests in a Crypto Mining ASIC Manufacturer

According to regional reports, the Norwegian billionaire and hedge fund manager, Ole Andreas Halvorsen, is investing funds into an energy-reducing cryptocurrency mining chip hardware company. The company Norway’s fourth richest man is investing in claims to build application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) mining chips that are allegedly 300%-500% more energy efficient than existing hardware. Norwegian Hedge […]

Cryptocurrency Markets Catch Fresh Momentum, BTC Price Taps Psychological $60K Handle

The price of bitcoin cracked a new all-time high on Saturday morning reaching $60,120 per unit at around 6:25 a.m. (ET). Bitcoin now has a 1.12 trillion-dollar market valuation and a dominance level of around 61.9% while ethereum now commands close to 12% of the $1.70 trillion capitalization of all 8,792 digital assets in the […]

Spin to Win 10,000 Free Rounds in the Latest Tournament from Bitcoin Games

Win from a prize pool of 50,000 Free Spins in the newly launched tournament by Bitcoin Games 50 players will win loads of Free Spins on a game of their choice Online casinos are known to host regular promotions and tournaments that end up dishing out insane amounts of rewards. Prizes offered in casino tournaments, […]

Spin to Win 10,000 Free Rounds in the Latest Tournament from Bitcoin Games

Win from a prize pool of 50,000 Free Spins in the newly launched tournament by Bitcoin Games 50 players will win loads of Free Spins on a game of their choice Online casinos are known to host regular promotions and tournaments that end up dishing out insane amounts of rewards. Prizes offered in casino tournaments, […]

The Kessler Collection Jumps Into Crypto, 8 Luxury Hotels Now Accept Digital Currencies

During the last few months, a great number of businesses have been adding cryptocurrency support to their payment systems. On Tuesday, the luxury hotel group called The Kessler Collection announced it is now accepting digital currency payments for accommodations. The Kessler Collection’s support means eight luxury hotels will be able to accept payments in crypto […]

Colombian Cryptocurrency Project Kmuschicoin Gains Popularity as Adoption on Local Stores Grows

A Colombian entrepreneur has joined forces with a Venezuelan teenager to launch a cryptocurrency in Boyacá, Colombia. The region is now known in the local crypto industry as the home of the most popular emerging local crypto in the country. Over 5,000 People From Other Countries Currently Hold The “Bitcoin Boyacense†Kmuschicoin, popularly known as […]

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Lil Pump to Drop ‘Digital Jewelry’ NFTs

On March 10, the hip-hop artist Lil Pump announced the multi-platinum-selling artist has partnered with the non-fungible token (NFT) platform Sweet. The American rapper will drop three unique NFT collectibles in total and he’s also releasing a one-of-a-kind “digital jewelry collectible NFT†collection. Lil Pump Launches Non-Fungible Token Assets via Sweet The multi-platinum-selling hip-hop recording […]

John McAfee Indicted by DOJ Over Alleged Cryptocurrency Fraud Charges

Tech entrepreneur and former anti-virus tycoon John McAfee has been indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on money laundering and fraud charges. The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the FBI unsealed the indictment charging McAfee and his associate Jimmy Watson with securities fraud. John McAfee Indicted by […]

Kentucky Pushes Mining Tax-Breaks in Bid to Attract Crypto Community

The Kentucky House Budget Committee approved a bill in a 19-2 vote to eliminate the sales tax on electricity for use in cryptocurrency mining operations. The bill, designed to attract more miners to the state, is now in the Kentucky Senate for review. Lawmakers Urge Greater Crypto Appeal Despite Purported Costs Motivated by the explosive […]

Bitcoin to Reach $100K to $288K in 2021? Stock-to-Flow Models Suggest It Could

The creator of the notorious stock-to-flow model (S2F), Plan B has recently detailed that the price of bitcoin has surpassed the S2F model price by 26%. The strong momentum has a number of crypto enthusiasts thinking that bitcoin prices reaching the $100k to $288k range by the year’s end is possible. Price of Bitcoin 26% […]

An Iranian Think Tank Recommends the Use of Cryptocurrencies to Circumvent Sanctions

A think tank affiliated with the Iranian Presidency has unveiled a study report that encourages the use of cryptocurrencies in circumventing sanctions against the country. In addition, the report also claims the government could potentially “generate US$2 million a day and $700 million a year in direct revenue from cryptocurrencies.†Employment Opportunities Meanwhile, as reported […]

The Largest US Options Exchange Cboe Applies to List Vaneck’s Bitcoin ETF

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) has applied to list the Vaneck Bitcoin Trust, as an exchange-traded fund (ETF) if the fund is approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The filing Form 19b-4, if approved by financial regulators, would allow Cboe to “list and trade shares of the Vaneck Bitcoin Trust.†Cboe […]

20 Bitcoin Block Rewards from 2010 Moved Today, Mystery Miner Spent $400 Million in BTC Since Black Thursday

On Saturday, February 27, 2021, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the great number of 2010 and 2011 block rewards being spent this year. In that report, it was said that the mysterious whale entity we’ve been hunting “did not move a major string of bitcoin’s†since January 25. Following the publishing of that study, on Sunday, the […]

BTC Balance Sheets: 42 Companies Hold 1.3 Million Bitcoin Worth More Than $65 Billion

Since the company Microstrategy shifted a lot of its treasury reserves into bitcoin, a great number of companies have followed the firm’s lead. According to the web portal, bitcointreasuries.org, data shows that 42 companies are now represented on the list and the businesses hold more than $65 billion worth of bitcoin. The Corporate Bitcoin Stash- […]

20 Bitcoin Block Rewards from 2010 Moved Today, Mystery Miner Spent $400 Million in BTC Since Black Thursday

On Saturday, February 27, 2021, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the great number of 2010 and 2011 block rewards being spent this year. In that report, it was said that the mysterious whale entity we’ve been hunting “did not move a major string of bitcoin’s†since January 25. Following the publishing of that study, on Sunday, the […]

Coinbase Files for IPO via Direct Listing on Nasdaq — Valuation Soars Above $100 Billion

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company has chosen the direct listing route and has applied for its shares to be listed on Nasdaq. Coinbase filed Form S-1 Registration Statement for its IPO with the SEC on Thursday. The company revealed in […]

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Contradicts Central Bank, Says Cryptocurrencies Must Regulated and Not Prohibited

In an apparent rebuke of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo says the country’s monetary authorities must consider regulating crypto assets. He adds that instead of “killing the goose that might lay the golden eggâ€, Nigerian monetary authorities must consider providing a “robust regulatory regime†that addresses their […]

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Defends Decision to Exclude Crypto Players, Says the Order Is ‘in the Best Interests of Nigerians’

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has defended the apex bank’s decision to exclude cryptocurrency transactions from the banking ecosystem. In his testimony before the Nigerian Senate, Emefiele claimed that the February 5 directive is “in the best interests of Nigerians.†Crypto Not Money Immediately following the announcement of the […]

Coinbase Files for IPO via Direct Listing on Nasdaq — Valuation Soars Above $100 Billion

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company has chosen the direct listing route and has applied for its shares to be listed on Nasdaq. Coinbase filed Form S-1 Registration Statement for its IPO with the SEC on Thursday. The company revealed in […]

Binance Suspends Ethereum and ERC-20 Token Withdrawals Before Quickly Reversing Course

The rollercoaster-ride in cryptocurrency prices on Monday was accompanied by Binance’s fresh restrictions for ethereum and ERC-20 tokens. Ethereum Network Congestion Fingered as the Culprit for the Temporary Halt Through the official Binance Twitter account, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by volume, announced that it had “temporarily suspended withdrawals of $ETH and ethereum-based […]

‘Bitcoin Is the Biggest Jailbreak in Human History,’ Says Philosopher Stefan Molyneux

On February 19, the Canadian podcaster and Freedomain Radio host, Stefan Molyneux, discussed his thoughts about bitcoin following the crypto asset’s tumultuous rise capturing over a trillion-dollar market valuation. Molyneux’s recent speech describes the liberating potential bitcoin could bring to the masses and how the crypto network has the ability to change humanity for the […]

Bitcoin’s Watershed Moment- Crypto Asset Commands a $1 Trillion Market Capitalization

Bitcoin’s market capitalization has crossed the $1 trillion zone after the price per coin surpassed $53,650 per unit. The valuation comes 145 months after the launch of the Bitcoin network on January 3, 2009. ‘The First Trillion Is the Hardest’ The price of bitcoin (BTC) has surpassed the territory needed to have a $1 trillion […]

As Millions Drown in Today’s Poverty Trap, Macro Strategist Raoul Pal Says ‘Bitcoin Is a Life Raft’

Global Macro Investor CEO, Raoul Pal, discussed the current economy this week and asked his 394,000 followers if people are using the wrong denominator when it comes to certain economic factors. One thing’s for certain, wages have not increased, no matter the common denominator people use to measure today’s salaries. Pal wholeheartedly believes that bitcoin […]

Pionex Is a Crypto Exchange With Built-in Automated Trading Tools You Can Trust

sponsored The international Pionex cryptocurrency exchange has been one of the fastest growing trading platforms in Asia in 2020 and it is now set to capture even more of the global market in 2021. What makes Pionex so popular is the trustworthy team of professionals behind it and the top notch automated trading tools that […]

Survey Finds Many Finance Managers Are Not Planning to Hold BTC— Volatility Cited as Key Concern

A new poll of finance managers by Gartner Finance finds that a majority are not planning to hold bitcoin as a corporate asset. In their responses, most of the 77 finance leaders interviewed cite bitcoin’s volatility as one characteristic of the crypto asset that is “extremely difficult to mitigate.†The Concerns of Finance Executives The […]

Blockchain.com Raises $120 Million in a Strategic Financing Round, Firm’s Institutional Arm Swells

On Wednesday, as the leading crypto asset bitcoin has been riding above the $50k handle, the well known firm Blockchain.com announced the company has raised $120 million in a strategic financing round. Blockchain.com says the financing comes at a momentous occasion, as the firm’s wallets have seen 65 million created to-date in over 200 countries. […]

Privacy Coin Verge Suffers Third 51% Attack, Analysis Shows 200 Days of XVG Transactions Erased

According to various reports, the cryptocurrency network Verge has suffered a 51% attack that led to a massive 560,000+ block reorganization. Analysts believe the Verge network attack could be the deepest blockchain reorganization (reorg) in history with roughly 200 days worth of verge transactions wiped. Reports Show Verge Network Experienced a Massive 560,000+ Blocks Reorg […]

Blockchain Firm Asks Nevada State for Permission to Build a Crypto ‘Smart City’ in Storey County

A crypto “smart city†could become a reality in Nevada’s desert, as a blockchain firm applied to make it possible. The investment company asked the state of Nevada to form a local government in Storey County. Crypto City Aims to Host 33 Million Square Feet of Commercial Space According to a report published by the […]

Bluezelle is Resisting Censorship with a New Developer Grant: Interview with Neeraj Muraka

Online censorship has taken front and center since the sweeping ban of former U.S. President Donald Trump from every social outlet he’s been a part of. Other high-profile censorship acts, like Amazon removing alt-right social network Parler from its servers and My Pillow CEO Michael Lindell being banned from Twitter have presented a new paradigm […]

Nigeria Crypto Ban: Stakeholder Body, Politicians Assail Central Bank’s Directive to Financial Institutions

A body representing cryptocurrency and blockchain stakeholders in Nigeria has joined other crypto industry players in assailing the recent Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) directive to banks. The CBN order, which seeks snuff out crypto entities from the banking system, took effect on February 5, 2020. Not Just a Mere Reiteration In a statement, the […]

Mexico’s Third-Wealthiest Individual Adds Bitcoin to His Twitter Bio

Just recently the Mexican billionaire, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, joined Elon Musk and a number of high-profile people, by adding the bitcoin hashtag to his Twitter bio. Salinas is one of Mexico’s wealthiest individuals with a fortune of around $13.2 billion and 10% of the entrepreneur’s liquid portfolio is in bitcoin. Grupo Salinas Chairman Joins the […]

Crypto Financial Services Firm Blockfi Launches Competitive Bitcoin Trust

The cryptocurrency financial services firm Blockfi has launched a bitcoin-based trust that offers custody from Fidelity Digital Asset Services. Blockfi’s investment vehicle aims to give investors exposure to the leading crypto asset as bitcoin assets under management (AUM) was over $29 million on February 8, 2021. Blockfi Launches a Competitive Bitcoin Trust With a Sponsor […]

Jed McCaleb Sells $22 Million Worth of XRP, Ripple Cofounder’s Stash Could Run Dry by May

During the last few weeks, the former Ripple executive Jed McCaleb has reportedly been selling millions of XRP tokens and every sale has been monitored by the public. On Sunday, McCaleb dumped another 38 million XRP worth $22 million after selling 95 million XRP last week worth $56 million today. Ripple Cofounder Sells 38 million […]

Twitter Stock Jumps 20% Following Reports the Company Is Weighing the Possibility of Adding BTC

Buoyed by reports that Twitter has been studying the possibility of adding bitcoin to its balance sheet, the company’s stock surged to a new 52-week high of $73.18 on Feb. 12. Before the surge, the stock had been trading at just under $60 on Feb. 9. At the time of writing, Twitter’s market capitalization stood […]

Colombia’s Financial Superintendent Approves Nine Crypto Platforms to Work With National Banks

In Colombia, the entity managed by the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, the Financial Superintendence of Colombia (Superfinanciera) has revealed the authorization of alliances between Colombian banks and digital currency exchanges. So far, Colombia’s financial department has approved nine partnerships between exchanges and national banks in order to make cryptocurrency operations more accessible to […]

Anonymous DeFi Project Core Announces New Token Project

Core, an anonymous and hyped DeFi project, has announced Delta, a new product and token. Core says this will “close the gap†between options trading and spot markets by “using a combination of liquidity standards to deploy an on-chain options layer with scalability in mind.†Anonymous Developers Behind Delta Project Will Work Towards Promoting Healthier […]

Lindsay Lohan Tweets ‘Bitcoin to the Moon’- Celebrities Are Flocking to Crypto in Great Number

Ever since bitcoin and a number of other digital assets started seeing price gains 11 months ago, a great number of celebrities started jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon. More recently famous people like Kiss frontman Gene Simmons, the retired American rapper Logic, hit record producer Murda Beatz, and Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams have […]

Crypto Financial Services Firm Blockfi Launches Competitive Bitcoin Trust

The cryptocurrency financial services firm Blockfi has launched a bitcoin-based trust that offers custody from Fidelity Digital Asset Services. Blockfi’s investment vehicle aims to give investors exposure to the leading crypto asset as bitcoin assets under management (AUM) was over $29 million on February 8, 2021. Blockfi Launches a Competitive Bitcoin Trust With a Sponsor […]