In-Between Bitcoin Halvings: Analyst Proves Bitcoin’s Price Not Bound to 4-Year Cycles
Crypto traders and analysts have always looked to the halvings for some kind of clues in order to predict the future price of bitcoin. A number of traders also think that BTC price movements shift every four years and speculators … read more.
Latest Bitcoin.com Wallet Release Features Live Charts and Price Tracking
This week, our developers rolled out the latest version of the lightning-fast, noncustodial Bitcoin.com Wallet. The new version now comes with live price graphs so crypto enthusiasts can follow crypto price changes in real-time. Moreover, the wallet software also features … read more.
Stablecoin Market Caps Swell Over $7 Billion – Volumes Surpass Most Trading Pairs
While most digital assets have been suffering, stablecoins have been surging since the market downturn in mid-March and tether (USDT) is capturing more than 70% of BTC trades today. Besides tether, a wide range of other dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies have also … read more.
23 Approved Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Japan — Number Rises Despite Pandemic
Despite the global coronavirus pandemic, Japan continues to approve more cryptocurrency exchanges to legally operate in the country. The latest one was approved on Monday, bringing the total number of legal crypto exchanges in Japan to 23. Also read: 2x … read more.
Porn Industry Thrives During Lockdown — These Sites Are Cryptocurrency-Friendly
Porn sites have been experiencing increased traffic as the number of people under lockdown or quarantine rises due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many of these sites accept cryptocurrencies, including Pornhub. The popular porn site currently offers residents of some countries … read more.
The Crypto Industry’s $400M Cash and Stock Deal – Binance to Acquire Coinmarketcap.com
The popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance is allegedly in talks with the owners of coinmarketcap.com in hopes of purchasing the website for $400 million. People familiar with the matter explained the acquisition will be announced this week and could be one … read more.
Bitcoin Halving Capitulation: ‘Mining Death Spirals Don’t Happen in Real Life,’ Says Report
As the bitcoin halving approaches, crypto-mining ‘death spirals’ and miner capitulation have become prominent topics among digital currency enthusiasts. Despite the trending discussions, Coinshares head of research Christopher Bendiksen published a study that says “[bitcoin] mining death spirals do not … read more.
Film Reels and Steel: Github Plans to Archive Bitcoin Code for 1,000 Years
The Microsoft subsidiary, Github recently revealed the “Archive Program,” an initiative that aims to preserve open source technologies for 1,000 years. The newly launched effort plans to store snapshots of open source technology 250 meters underground on the Norwegian island … read more.
Major Swedish Bank Fined $386 Million for Hiding Money-Laundering Evidence
Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA), ’Finansinspektionen’, has fined Swedbank a record sum of 4 billion Swedish krona ($386M) for breaching anti-money laundering regulations on a large scale. Around $5.8 billion had been funneled between suspected accounts in Swedbank and Danske … read more.
The Many Facts Pointing to Wei Dai Being Satoshi Nakamoto
Satoshi Nakamoto has been an enigma for well over a decade and there’s been a number of suspects and self-styled Bitcoin inventors. One particular suspect is the computer engineer Wei Dai, the creator of the b-money system and the Crypto++ … read more.
Coronavirus Fuels P2P Connectivity: Crypto-Driven Meshnet Gives Rural Towns Internet
While the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the economy across the U.S., a number of the 1,737 residents from Clatskanie, Oregon can’t obtain an internet service provider (ISP). The situation has motivated the town to adopt a decentralized meshnet ISP called … read more.
Spain’s Tax Authority Sending Notices to 66,000 Cryptocurrency Owners
The Spanish tax authority has reportedly started sending notices to about 66,000 cryptocurrency owners in the country. This number represents a massive increase from the 14,700 tax letters the agency sent to crypto owners last year. The letters will continue … read more.
Tiger King’s Archnemesis Big Cat Rescue Accepts Bitcoin
The number one show on Netflix in the U.S. right now is a television series called “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” and American audiences are eating it up like candy. While the docuseries costar Joseph Maldonado, aka “Joe Exotic,” … read more.
Merchant Services, Gambling, and Darknets: Coronavirus Economy Stunts Cryptocurrency Spending
A lot has changed since the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe as it has caused a wide range of negative effects on the world’s economy. On March 30, the blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis published a report that shows how the … read more.
Cointext Cofounder Unveils BFP Encrypt – Send Encrypted Data to Bitcoin Cash Addresses
Russian Official: Cryptocurrency Bill Completed — Effects on Payments, Exchanges, Miners
The chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on Financial Markets has confirmed that the bill which provides the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies in Russia has been completed. The official explained key features of the bill, including how cryptocurrency exchanges … read more.
Nationwide Lockdown: Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Signups and Trade Volumes Increase
India is currently under a nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. News.Bitcoin.com talked to executives of local cryptocurrency exchanges to find out the impact of the lockdown on cryptocurrency trading. They revealed that more people are actually trading cryptocurrencies … read more.
Homeowners Can’t Pay: US Lenders Prepare for Catastrophic Real Estate Market
The coronavirus has managed to seep into every facet of the global economy and it seems nothing will escape its financial wrath. During the last two weeks as unemployment levels have skyrocketed in the U.S.; analysts, economists, and wealth managers … read more.
Gold Investors Are Terrified Central Banks Might Dump Bullion During the Economic Crisis
Despite what gold bug Peter Schiff says, economists are uncertain that gold will shine during the current coronavirus crisis. While gold and other precious metals have seen decent gains in the last few weeks, a few investors are terrified that … read more.
The Bitcoin Cash Halving Countdown – 50% Less Block Reward in 4 Days
The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will face a halving in four days and many BCH proponents are getting ready for the big day. Unfortunately, the covid-19 outbreak has overshadowed the halving and BCH has dropped in value by roughly 30% … read more.
Pandemic Assistance: Maduro to Airdrop Cryptocurrency to All Doctors in Venezuela
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has announced that he is airdropping cryptocurrency to every doctor in his country as a token of appreciation for their work to combat the coronavirus outbreak. The national cryptocurrency, the petro, will be distributed via the … read more.
Malaysia Becomes the Next Country to Approve Cryptocurrency Exchange Amid Covid-19 Crisis
Malaysia’s Securities Commission has given full approval to a cryptocurrency exchange operator to legally operate in the country despite the nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Recently, Japan also approved a new cryptocurrency exchange as the country continues to … read more.
Evidence Shows Politicians and Wall Street CEOs Expected the Market Crash Well Before Covid-19
The coronavirus outbreak has sent shockwaves through the world’s economy and this has caused politicians and central bankers to react in various ways. However, global market leaders, Wall Street CEOs and hedge fund managers had one of the best years … read more.
Freebitco.in Gaming Site Launches Covid-19 Relief Fund – Donating 20% House Edge to Healthcare Efforts
The owners of the website Freebitco.in have announced a coronavirus relief fund following the myriad of other crypto companies donating funds to help fight the covid-19 pandemic. Freebitco.in is an extremely popular gaming website that saw more than 40 million … read more.