Bitcoin (BTC) Hash Rate Sets Fresh High After Price Crash to $8,000 13
Booming Mining Ecosystem When nearly half of Bitcoin’s hash rate — a metric used to describe the level of computational power backing the network and processing BTC transactions — seemingly disappeared overnight earlier this week, investors were quick to express their concerns on online forums. Cornell University professor Emin Gün...
Bitcoin & Blockchain Continue to Explode in China: Ripple Effect 16
The pro-blockchain comments from China’s president, Xi Jinping, continue to have a profound effect on the nation’s involvement with Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technologies, despite the fact that Xi’s remarks are just four days old. Chinese Bank Invests in Bitcoin Wallet The rumors of Bitcoin’s death in China have seemingly...
Bitcoin Pioneer: Libra is No More a Cryptocurrency Than a Doll is a Baby 18
Libra Not a True Cryptocurrency? Ever since Facebook pompously unveiled Libra in June of this year, media headlines have been all over the “Facebook Cryptocurrency”. Search up the two words aforementioned and you will find a smattering of articles — from both trade publications and mainstream media business/tech outlets alike...
Bitstamp All Set To Charge Inactive Accounts A €10 Fee 22
Crypto exchange Bitstamp has announced a new rule which states that it will start levying a €10 fee on some inactive accounts.  The new rule will not be applicable to the US based customers.  Crypto exchange Bitstamp will be levying a €10 inactivity charge on some of its users. As...
Breaking: Crypto Giant Binance Makes Investment in Futures Upstart FTX 23
If you’ve been on Crypto Twitter over the past few months, you’ve likely heard the name “FTX” tossed about. For those who missed the memo, FTX is a cryptocurrency-centric derivatives exchange built by veterans of Wall Street (Jane Street, Susquehanna, and Optiver) and other financial markets. The platform offers high...
Breaking: SEC Halts Telegram Crypto Ambitions, Calls It "Unregistered" 24
Well here’s yet another breaking story. In a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) press release published on Friday afternoon, it was revealed that the agency has “filed an emergency action and obtained temporary restraining order” against two entities behind the Telegram ICO for the Telegram Open Network (TON). The...