Category: Crypto

An Ethereum VR Game Featuring Atari and Care Bears Sells Plots of Virtual Land for $76K

A great number of Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been selling on various marketplaces this year creating tens of thousands of dollars in NFT sales. One particular platform called The Sandbox has been selling virtual land parcels for thousands of dollars…

The Great Financial Reset: IMF Managing Director Calls for a ‘New Bretton Woods Moment’

As the global economy shudders from the disastrous effects of central planning, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director in Washington, DC, Kristalina Georgieva is calling for a “new Bretton Woods moment.” Georgieva spoke about the juncture on October 15,…
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Cashfusion Use Increased by 328%, $200M in BCH Fused and Close to 20,000 Fusions

Cashfusion, the privacy-enhancing solution for the Bitcoin Cash network is nearing its one-year anniversary and during the last four months, fusions have increased by 328.93%. The protocol recently completed a security audit and fusions are nearing 20k with close to…
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187,000 BTC Drained: Over $2 Billion in Bitcoin Leave the Top Exchanges Since June

Cryptocurrency reserves held on digital asset exchanges have been dropping to new lows, as some of the top exchanges have seen significant bitcoin reserve balance drops. A few months ago trading platforms had a lot more bitcoin reserves on hand…
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Bitcoin Mining Rigs Struggle for Profits, Despite BTC’s Hashrate Reaching an All-Time High

Bitcoin’s hashrate climbed to an all-time high (ATH) this week touching 166 exahash per second (EH/s) on October 14. Meanwhile, despite the recent price rise and hashrate ATH on Wednesday, only a small group of next-generation mining rigs are profiting…
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Bitcoin Miner Marathon Agrees to Deal That Cuts Electricity Costs by 38% With US Power Company

Nasdaq-listed Marathon Patent Group has agreed to a joint venture deal with U.S. independent power producer Beowulf Energy to deliver cheap electricity for its bitcoin mining operations in the country’s north. In a statement on Tuesday, Marathon said that it…
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Spain Approves Bill Requiring Cryptocurrency Owners to Disclose Crypto Holdings and Gains

American Economist Stephen Roach: ‘U.S. Dollar in the Early Stages of Sharp Decent’ American economist and former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, Stephen Roach said on Sunday that he believes the U.S. dollar will “crash faster and harder.” Roach said…
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Hathor Merge Mining Pool Commands 33% of the Bitcoin Cash Hashrate

Bitcoin Cash proponents have been recently discussing a new mining entity with a large amount of hashrate joined the network. The merge mining operation called HathorMM currently captures 33% of the Bitcoin Cash hashrate and the miners are also mining…
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Bitcoin for Spain’s Congress: BTC Sent to 350 Spanish Parliament Members

American Economist Stephen Roach: ‘U.S. Dollar in the Early Stages of Sharp Decent’ American economist and former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, Stephen Roach said on Sunday that he believes the U.S. dollar will “crash faster and harder.” Roach said…
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Here Are the Top Public Companies That Have Adopted Bitcoin as a Reserve Asset

When Microstrategy Inc. bought $425 million bitcoin in the last two months, the decision became an important stamp of institutional approval of the top crypto’s credentials as a mature, safe-haven asset. The American technology firm had just made bitcoin its…
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Boringdao Raises $1.4M: Project’s Tokenized BTC Bridge Backed by 200% Collateral

There’s a new tokenized bitcoin project coming to the decentralized finance (defi) ecosystem that’s recently received $1.4 million from blockchain investors. The project called Boringdao, a decentralized bridge between Ethereum and alternative blockchains, plans to launch the company’s bBTC tunnel…
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Bitcoin Defi: Smart Contract Platform RSK Integrates ETH-Based Stablecoin DAI

On October 6, 2020, the RIF (RSK Infrastructure Framework) development team announced that the Makerdao project’s DAI stablecoin is now available via the smart contract protocol RSK. According to the software engineers, RIF developers leveraged the RSK-Ethereum token bridge and…
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China’s Digital Currency Has Been Used in 3 Million Transactions Worth Over a Billion Yuan So Far

Tether’s Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On The total volume of stablecoins in circulation is closing in on the $20 billion mark, while the market-leading coin, USDT’s share of the total circulating supply continues to shrink,…
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The Search for Satoshi Nakamoto: A Look at 7 Suspected Bitcoin Creators

During the last decade, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have discussed the true identity of Bitcoin’s creator Satoshi Nakamoto. To this day, the Satoshi Nakamoto mystery continues to prevail, and throughout the years there’s been a great number of suspects and self-proclaimed crypto…
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A Solution To the Blockchain Scalability Problem – Meet Jax.Network

Being the next step in the evolution of human civilization, blockchain technology still hasn’t been mass-adopted. The biggest obstacle here is a limited transaction processing capacity. Existing blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum are only able to do about 7-10 transactions…
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While Darknet Users Search for New Markets, Global Law Enforcement Reveals Mass Arrests

During the last month since the fall of Empire Market, darknet market (DNM) patrons have been migrating to alternative markets. Meanwhile, global law enforcement recently arrested 179 individuals tied to DNMs and seized over $6.5 million in cryptocurrency and cash…
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$8M Worth of ‘Sleeping’ Bitcoin Rewards from 2010 Moved the Day Before ‘Black Thursday’

Over a half a million dollars worth of bitcoin from a May 2010 coinbase reward was transferred to Bitfinex on October 1. A parser recorded the old coins being spent and since mid-February 2020, roughly 33 so-called ‘sleeping bitcoin addresses’…
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Venezuela’s State-Run ‘Defi’ Crypto Exchange Goes Live After Maduro’s Anti-Blockade Speech

Decentralized finance (defi) is allegedly coming to Venezuela after a recent decree from Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro and the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. The government recently introduced a defi platform called BDVE that purportedly provides Venezuelan citizens with the…
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A Model for the Next Generation DEX, TitanSwap Will Be a Dex With Better User Experience

TitanSwap is using the renBTC protocol to implement cross-chain operations. Compared with the currently more common custodial cross-chain solutions wBTC and tBTC, the renBTC smart contract is a non-custodial access mechanism. Its core is the RenVM virtual machine, a decentralized…
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Crypto Bets on the US Election Show Joe Biden Winning the Presidency by 60%

During the first half of the year, betting portals that allow people to wager cryptocurrencies on the upcoming U.S. election had shown Donald Trump winning the election. However, after Tuesday evening’s Presidential Debate, betting markets like Cloudbet show Joe Biden’s…
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