Tagged: bitcoin

BTC Transaction Fees Increased in the Blocks After the Bitcoin Halving Due to Launch of Runes Protocol – Report

Four years in the making, the fourth Bitcoin halving finally occurred—marking “a significant milestone for the protocol, and for crypto, more broadly,” according to an update shared by Grayscale. Friday evening US Eastern Time, at block number 840,000, the Bitcoin block reward “fell by half,… Read More

OKX Adds Support for Fungible Token Standard Runes Following the Bitcoin Halving

OKX is pleased to announce that they’ve added support for Runes, a new fungible token standard by Casey Rodarmor, a former Bitcoin developer and artist, following the recent Bitcoin halving. With this addition, OKX users can now reportedly “create, mint, manage and trade Runes on… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Mining focused Riot Platforms Successfully Energizes the Substation at Firm’s Corsicana Facility

Riot Platforms, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT), an industry enabler of  vertically integrated Bitcoin (BTC) mining, announced that it has successfully energized the substation at the Company’s Corsicana Facility. Jason Les, CEO of Riot said: “Two years ago, we purchased 265 acres of land in Navarro County,… Read More

Bitcoin Halving to Significantly Impact Crypto Markets while Ethereum Faces Unprecedented Competition from Other Smart Contract Platforms – Report

The upcoming Bitcoin halving is expected to make a significant impact on cryptocurrency trading markets while a maturing digital assets ecosystem sees Ethereum (ETH) facing considerable competition from other smart contract platforms. A lot has changed since the BTC halving of 2020. In an environment… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Firm Marathon Digital Appoints Manoj Narender Madnani as MD for EMEA Region

Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA), which claims to be one of the world’s largest publicly traded Bitcoin miners and a key player focused on supporting and securing the Bitcoin ecosystem, announced the appointment of Manoj Narender Madnani as Managing Director for the EMEA Region, where… Read More

Bitcoin Continued Rally in 2024 Q1 as Ethereum DEX Trading Volume Fell Below 40% – Crypto Market Report

After a strong 2023 Q4, the total crypto market cap continued rallying by +64.5% in 2024 Q1, reaching a high of $2.9 trillion on March 13, 2024, the team at CoinGecko noted in a new research report. CoinGecko has explained that in absolute terms, “the… Read More

Analyst Predicts Bitcoin to Top $100K

Predictions about Bitcoin’s future price span the spectrum. The most recent bull run has fueled speculation that Bitcoin is poised to move even higher. The upward price expectations are due in part to the launch of regulated Bitcoin spot ETFs in the United States and… Read More

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss Reportedly Invest $4.5M of Bitcoin into Real Bedford

Real Bedford Football Club (RBFC) owner Peter McCormack announced that Winklevoss Capital, the investment firm owned by Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has made a $4.5M bitcoin investment into the football club. The investment is the largest ever made “into a football club in… Read More

Bitcoin Restaking Protocol Receives Investment from Binance Labs to Expand BTC Ecosystem Beyond Storage of Value

Binance Labs, the venture capital and incubation arm of Binance has invested in BounceBit, a Bitcoin restaking and CeDeFi protocol to expand the capabilities of Bitcoin beyond traditional storage of value. BounceBit transforms BTC from a passive asset into “a dynamic force within the ecosystem… Read More

Norman Wooding from SCRYPT Comments on Differences Between Direct Ownership of Bitcoin (BTC) and Institutional Bitcoin ETFs

Following the approval of multiple spot Bitcoin ETFs and resulting rising Bitcoin prices, Norman Wooding, CEO of SCRYPT, has shared his perspective on the increased institutional demand for Bitcoin. Norman Wooding from SCRYPT, a Swiss-licensed company offering a range of crypto asset services, has commented… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Support Added by Uphold for Assisted Self-Custody Wallet Vault

Uphold, the global web3 financial platform, announces bitcoin as the next asset that can be deposited into Vault – an assisted self-custody wallet that strips away the complexities in securing digital assets. Originally, Vault supported XRP, but this addition “transitions Vault into the early stages… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Correlations with Major Asset Classes Increases But Declines in Comparison to Gold – Report

Bitcoin experienced a solid rally of 67.0% during the quarter, marking as one of its most impressive first quarters to date, the team at NYDIG noted in a new report. This surge was primarily fueled by “the overwhelming demand for the recently introduced spot bitcoin… Read More

Crypto Market May Approach $5T in Total Value By End of 2024 Due to Positive Ecosystem Developments, Ripple CEO Predicts

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse recently stated that he thinks the combined value of the crypto-assets market may double this year. As reported by CNBC, the Ripple Chief Executive has cited the approval of the US spot bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETFs) as well as the… Read More

Digital Assets Report: Stablecoin USDT Dominates Centralized Exchange Volumes as USDC Trading Pairs Gain Large Presence Across Spot Markets

In the latest Coin Metrics State of the Network, the researchers take a data-driven look at the most important events that impacted the digital assets industry in Q1 2024. The demand and strength of inflows into bitcoin exchange-traded products “have been unprecedented, catching many by… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) L2 Blockchain Launch Platform Receives Investments from Web3 and Crypto focused Investors

OKX Ventures, the investment arm of Web3 technology company OKX, is pleased to announce its participation in the seed funding round of UTXO Stack, a modular BTC Layer 2 blockchain launch platform. The seed funding round was reportedly co-led by ABCDE and SNZ, with OKX… Read More

Goldman Sachs Maintains Negative Outlook for Bitcoin (BTC) and Other Digital Assets, Despite Crypto Bull Market

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) clients are not really interested in crypto-assets, according to recent statements from the firm’s Chief Investment Officer. As reported by the WSJ, even following the considerable surge in prices of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies as well as the involvement from other TradFi… Read More

Report: Digital Asset Trading Hits All Time High in March

A new report states that digital asset trading hit an all-time high in March. According to information provided CCData, Spot and derivatives trading volume on centralised exchanges rose 92.9% to a new all-time high. The report shares that trading topped $9.12 trillion in March. The… Read More

Bitcoin Price Returned 3,230% Gains On Average within One Year After Each Halving – Report

On average, Bitcoin price returned 3,230% gains within one year after each halving, the team at CoinGecko noted in an extensive report. However, that is misleading moving forward, “considering Bitcoin’s novelty in its early years, lack of market maturity, and the case of diminishing returns.”… Read More

Bitcoin Futures Open Interest Reaches New High, BTC Mining Revenue Sets All-Time High – Report

Open interest for Bitcoin futures, as indicated by recent activity on centralized crypto exchanges, has recorded a new high, a trend that points to a boost in overall trading volumes across the largest cryptocurrency in terms of market cap and global adoption. CoinGlass data reveals… Read More

Anchorage Digital Bank to Serve as Custodian for Eaglebrook Advisors and Franklin Templeton’s Digital Asset BTC and ETH SMA Strategy

Eaglebrook, a digital asset investment platform that provides registered investment advisors (RIAs) with direct access to bitcoin and other digital assets, announces the launch of the Franklin Templeton Digital Asset Dynamic BTC/ETH separately managed account (SMA) strategy. This strategy, which is specifically designed for RIAs… Read More