In the almost decade long existence of Bitcoin, the network has repeatedly come under fire for the large amount of electricity required to secure it. However, one researcher believes that the current discussion on energy use is largely redundant since it doesn’t take into account how the electricity itself is sourced or how technology evolves… […]
At press time, bitcoin – the father of all crypto – is trading for just under $6,500. This is somewhat higher than where it was yesterday afternoon, and a positive sign that the market is moving forward. There are a few things happening right now that are potentially affecting the bitcoin price. The first is […]
Four major cryptocurrency exchanges are teaming up develop a self-regulatory organization (SRO) that would work cohesively to develop rules, regulations, and to set new regulatory standards for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. News of the potential SRO comes several months after the idea was first proposed by Cameron Winklevoss, co-founder of the Gemini exchange. The… […]
Two weeks after ICE introduced Bakkt, a new digital assets platform, the latter’s CEO has set out to explain what the service will offer consumers.
Everything you need to know about the magic of crypto price indexes. Where do they come from and how they differ from the mainstream stock indexes
Listen to the 19 August 2018 Bitcoin News Radio Show below. On this edition of the Bitcoin News radio show we discuss a Bitcoin dealer who blew a hole through government regulations. Hear about the rise of Bitcoin mining superstations. Learn about the Café Con Leche Index in Venezuela and how their national currency is going […]
A month after launching its own, Japanese financial services heavyweight SBI Holdings plans to turn LastRoots into a fully-regulated cryptocurrency exchange
Altcoins still losing ground as Bitcoin prices post lower volatility
The Lightning Network, the second-layer solution designed to make quick, cheap and easy Bitcoin payments, is maturing. But widespread adoption, still a long way off, will require plenty more participants. An ecos…
Chaincode is launching a new “residency” in New York that will focus on helping developers build their own Lightning Network apps
Chinese police have arrested three “highly experienced” hackers suspected of stealing up to 600 million yuan (around $87.3 million) in crypto
Many academics with both a business and technology background based at American universities have been praising blockchain technology for its broad range of applications and future potential. Blockchain applications are in growing use by governments, private companies and NGOs, and millions of dollars have been invested in researching the new technology over the past few […]
Bitcoin’s corrective rally from the recent low of $5,859 would resume on bull pennant breakout.
As the crypto market fell from 2018’s all-time highs, many short-sighted investors began to declare that “prices would never recuperate.” While this bearish sentiment is the byproduct of the unwarranted elation and irrational exuberance experienced in 2017’s bull run, many industry leaders have continually noted that crypto’s journey to worldwide acceptance won’t happen overnight. “Change Your… […]
Sanford C Bernstein & Co analysts have produced a report signaling a revenue increase in cryptocurrency exchanges. Estimations are in the ballpark of USD 4 billion this year. The published study, titled ‘Crypto Trading – the Next Big Thing is Here?’, found that despite the excess of FUD headlines and reports such as CCN’s ‘Crypto […]