Tagged: bitcoin

Algorand, Cardano, Bitcoin Among This Week’s Movers in Crypto/Blockchain World

Decision-makers in the United States are warming to cryptocurrency for a variety of reasons, including self-interest, GlobalBlock sales trader Alexandra Clark said recently. Senator Cynthia Lummis has encouraged people to buy and hold bitcoin in their portfolios as the billions of dollars in stimulus cannot… Read More

Ethereum Gas Prices Decrease Significantly, Active ETH Addresses Now Also Less than Active BTC Addresses: Report

Nate Maddrey and the other researchers at Coin Metrics note that Ethereum (ETH) gas prices have dropped down to their lowest levels since March, of last year. Although a few months back, average gas price consistently reached 150-200 GWEI, the average gas price has now… Read More

Colin Pape, Creator of Presearch, Comments on China’s Exit from Bitcoin Mining, Updates on Blockchain based Search Engine’s Progress

The news regarding China’s crypto exit continues to cascade around the world as the second-largest economy puts the squeeze on Bitcoin mining, crypto trading, and other uses of crypto-assets. Just this week, it has been widely reported that the People’s Bank of China has demanded… Read More

Bitcoin and other Crypto Addresses Associated with Hamas Donation Campaigns Now Seized by Israeli Government: Report

Israel’s National Bureau for Counter Terror Financing (NBCTF) has shared information on the “seizure” of virtual currency held by several different crypto wallets that are believed to be associated with donation campaigns “carried out by Hamas.” As noted in a report from Chainalysis, the seizure… Read More

Ethereum Whales Hit New All-Time High While Bitcoin Whales Sink to 13-Month Low: Report

The cryptocurrency markets had been “brimming” with excitement to start the year. However, as we get ready to enter the “dog days” of summer 2021, Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and other virtual currencies are “flatlining,” the Kraken team notes in an update while pointing out… Read More

BIS Says Volatile Cryptos like Bitcoin Failed as Payment Method, but Stablecoins, CBDCs May be Effective for Transactions

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a global financial institution that’s owned by reserve banks and aims to “foster international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks,” notes that advancements in technology, along with rising demand for digital payment methods… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Council Says BTC Mining Now Mostly Using Sustainable Energy, but Claims are Questionable: Report

As the Bitcoin hashrate (the amount of computing power securing the world’s largest cryptocurrency network) experiences its worst drop ever, the newly established Bitcoin Mining Council has revealed that global Bitcoin mining is now mainly being powered by “sustainable energy.” The report from the Mining… Read More

GlobalBlock Crypto News: Bitcoin, Robinhood Woes and Volcanoes

A new German law could affect Bitcoin’s price for the better, GlobalBlock sales trader Alexandra Clark believes. German special funds may now invest up to 20 per cent of their funds in cryptocurrencies. If everyone does that, it represents a $415 billion inflow, Clark estimated…. Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, 40 Other Cryptocurrencies Will be Accepted by Pavilions Hotels & Resorts via Coindirect

In the fast-evolving world of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts announces that it aims to improve its guest experiences by becoming the first international boutique hotel group to take virtual currency from any country as payment for hotel bookings. The… Read More

Ankitt Gaur: Founder and CEO at EasyFi Reveals Current Issues in Lending and Borrowing, Comments on DeFi Space

EasyFi is a universal layer-2 lending platform focused on improving the landscape of lending and borrowing digital assets. It is an open network infrastructure that facilitates peer-to-peer and cross-chain asset settlements. In a first-of-its-kind in the DeFi space, users’ creditworthiness is being appraised by EasyFi… Read More

Bitcoin Records its Weakest Second Quarter Ever, and One of the Weakest Since 2011: Report

The team at NYDIG, a financial services and technology company dedicated to Bitcoin, has taken a look back at the second quarter and the events that “shaped it,” as well as looking forward to key events in the foreseeable future. The report from NYDIG acknowledges… Read More

Digital Assets Report: Stablecoins Most Frequently Traded, Bitcoin Serving as Long-Term Investment, Ethereum as DeFi Builder

Cryptocurrency adoption has grown considerably during the past year, however, many people still may not yet fully understand how diverse this space really is as an “asset class,” according to a new report from Chainalysis. The team at Chainalysis, a leading blockchain analysis firm, notes… Read More

Bitcoin Continues to Build Large Capital Base between $32-$40K, with 15% of BTC Money Supply Moving in this Range: Report

In his latest update on the cryptocurrency markets, prominent Bitcoin investor Anthony Pompliano, has shared key insights on how China’s BTC mining crackdown has impacted on-chain metrics. Well-known industry analyst Will Clemente has covered this week’s Bitcoin situation by looking carefully at on-chain metrics which… Read More

Bling Seed Round Backed by Coinbase Ventures, CEO Amy Wan – We are Working on Other Financial Services

Bling, a platform that enables game developers to offer Bitcoin rewards, has announced a seed funding round that has received the backing of Coinbase Ventures. Pre-seed investors included Wavemaker Genesis, Gumi Cryptos Capital, and Blocktower Capital. Details of the funding were not revealed. Bling said… Read More

Crypto Experts Weigh In on Scotland Yard $158M Bitcoin Seizure

In late June, Scotland Yard seized more than $158 million in Bitcoin as part of a money-laundering investigation. London’s Metropolitan Police said that total was more than double the amount of cash seized in all of 2020 and is the biggest crypto take in UK… Read More

Inflation Hedges like Gold, Real Estate, are Effective, but Bitcoin, other Cryptos Emerging as Wealth Protectors: Report

The team at digital assets firm Kraken has released a new report on Inflation, which they refer to as the “insidious thief.” As mentioned in a blog post by Kraken, the concept of inflation is “front and center again for many market participants, but not… Read More

Chinese Crypto Moves to Have Global Effect

China’s recent actions on Bitcoin are going to reverberate across the industry for some time, the CEO of Graph Blockchain believes. Through subsidiary Babbage Mining, a proof of stake miner focused on altcoins, Graph Blockchain exposes its investors to cryptocurrency. The decision crack down on… Read More

Digital Assets: Ethereum Negative Sentiment leads to $50M Outflows, CoinShares Reports, As Morgan Stanley Bags 28K+ GBTC Shares

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (June 28) that for the week ending June 28,… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Ban in China Moving Forward Aggressively as Nearly All Local Miners Appear to be Offline: Report

China’s Bitcoin mining ban has been moving forward in an aggressive manner, which has led to a rapid decline in hashrate or the amount of computing power required to secure the BTC network. The team at BitOoda notes in a blog post, dated June 29,… Read More

FinaMaze, the MENA Region Digital Wealth Manager, Introduces Cryptocurrency and “Inflation Protection” Investment Options

FinaMaze, the MENA region digital wealth management platform, has introduced two new investment themes: Cryptocurrency and “Inflation Protection.” These new investment opportunities aim to complement FinaMaze’s existing suite of products including China “Dragon Tech Leaders” and “Covid-related” smartfolios, along with the firm’s  traditional cross-asset class… Read More

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