Crypto News Outlet The Block Was Secretly Funded By Alameda Research
The news outlet has confirmed that The Block’s CEO received undisclosed funding from Sam Bankman-Fried’s hedge fund.
Blockware Solutions' 2023 Forecast Estimates Bitcoin Low Is In
In its 2023 Market Forecast, Blockware Solutions highlighted bullish metrics, slowing ASIC advances and the global energy crisis.
Québec Utility Requests Reallocation Of Electricity Away From Bitcoin Miners
Last month, the provincial energy regulator was asked to reallocate 270 megawatts that was set aside for cryptocurrency mining.
EU To Force Crypto Companies To Report Their Users’ Holdings To Tax Authorities
Potentially, even companies outside of Europe could be forced to disclose user holdings according to the EU.
The Future Of Venture Capital Is Investing In Bitcoin-Only Companies
Among the plethora of investors in the crypto world, there is a niche that shares common visions and strategies. They are the Bitcoin-only venture capitalists.
Why I Quit Investing In The Fiat Ponzi And Started Saving In Bitcoin
The tired argument that Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme is really more applicable to fiat, which makes it impossible for us to retain savings.
Castles Made of Sand Dollars: SBF, FTX, and other Three Letter Agents
How stablecoins and the unstable con, Sam Bankman-Fried, built a corrupt castle of sand and how it all washed out.
Kazakhstan Presses On With Restrictive Bitcoin Mining Regulation
A bill that would create new licensing and electricity purchase requirements has been sent on to a third vote.
These Six Charts Show How Bitcoin Mining Is Enduring The Bear Market
Bear market history never repeats, but it often rhymes and these six datasets show how the bitcoin mining industry is faring today.
Nigeria Pushes CBDC Usage With New ATM Cash Withdrawal Limits
The Nigerian government has imposed new restrictions on ATM withdrawals in an effort to increase usage of the eNaira.
Despite Strong On-Chain Metrics, Macro Headwinds Remain
Bitcoin has seen major capitulation from all-time highs and on-chain indicators suggest the worst may be behind us, but significant macro challenges remain.
Bitcoin Is A Humanistic Alternative To Technological Salvation
Bitcoin will shape the future of humanity in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adopting Bitcoin: El Salvador Has Work To Do, But The Experiment Is Worth Celebrating
Visiting El Salvador for the Adopting Bitcoin conference showed that the country’s experiment needs more time, but is worth celebrating.
Paraguay Legislature Fails To Pass Bill Regulating Bitcoin Mining
The country did not pass a bill that would have clarified rules regarding the cost of electricity imposed on bitcoin miners.
Bitcoin App Strike Launches Instant, Cheap Remittances To Africa
People in Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana can now receive instant, low-cost remittance payments in local currency through Bitcoin’s Lightning Network.
Deglobalization And The End Of Trust-Based Money Set The Stage For National Bitcoin Adoption
Breakdowns in global trade and credit call for money that doesn’t depend on trust. Bitcoin is the modern answer for international economics.
African Bitcoin Mining Firm Gridless Raises $2 Million In Funding Round Led By Stillmark, Block Inc.
The mining company focuses on rural communities in East Africa and intends to increase electricity and energy access for the region.
The Path To A Bitcoin Economy: Decentralized Bitcoin-Backed Credit
Bitcoin-backed credit built with DeFi represents a stronger and more practical vision of "bitcoin free banking" originally described in 2010 by Hal Finney.
Riot Blockchain Announces Record High Hash Rate Capacity
Although hash rate capacity is at a record, mining conditions did lead to a relative underperformance in bitcoin received throughout the month.
Data Suggests Bitcoin Miners Have Capitulated, Bottom Is Close
The inflection point in every bitcoin bear market is capitulation, and the mining sector may have just reached its own trough of bearishness.
Built With Bitcoin Opens Bitcoin Technology Center In Ejisu, Ghana
The educational center hopes to create and maintain a Bitcoin circular economy and is focused on financial literacy and empowerment
Proof-Of-Work Is The Only Viable Form Of Consensus
Bitcoin’s consensus mechanism ensures that work needs to be done in order for transactions to confirm and secures bitcoin in the fairest manner.
European Bitcoin Company Relai Reports Record Volumes Despite ECB’s Bitcoin Warning
Despite a recent warning from European politicians on the dangers of bitcoin, the Swiss-based bitcoin app has published record results this month.
Here’s Everything That’s In Brazil’s Bitcoin And Crypto Bill
Brazil’s Congress just approved a complete regulatory framework for cryptocurrency markets in the country. Here’s everything that’s in it.
The FTX Ponzi: Uncovering The Largest Fraud In Crypto History
Modern day alchemy, unsurprisingly, failed. A deep dive into FTX and the events leading to the collapse of the now notorious crypto exchange.
No, Christine Lagarde, Inflation Did Not “Come From Nowhere”
ECB President Christine Lagarde declared that inflation "came from nowhere,” yet Bitcoiners know this isn’t really the case.
Turning Garbage Into Digital Gold: The Rise Of Landfill Bitcoin Mining
Powering bitcoin mining operations with landfill waste is the latest trend in sector growth as miners capitalize on wasted and stranded energy resources.
Collapsing Crypto Yield Offerings Signal ‘Extreme Duress’
The leverage-fueled mania in crypto is over with yield arbitrage opportunities collapsing. How can companies still offer yield products above risk-free rates?
DLCs On Lightning Open The Door For Bitcoin Smart Contracts
The first successful discreet log contract has been executed on the Lightning Network by creating a new type of transaction when opening a Lightning channel.
Maturation Of The Lightning Network: Growing Up By Going Vertical
Like our hunter-gatherer ancestors, Bitcoin’s Lightning Network is maturing toward mass adoption through specialization and sophistication.
Structural Adjustment: How The IMF And World Bank Repress Poor Countries And Funnel Their Resources To Rich Ones
The IMF and World Bank do not seek to fix poverty, but only to enrich creditor nations. Could Bitcoin create a better global economic system for the developing world?
Brazil Approves Bill Regulating Use Of Bitcoin As Payment
Brazilian lawmakers have approved a complete regulatory framework for crypto, regulating the use of bitcoin as payment.
Visiting El Salvador, It’s Clear That Bukele’s Bitcoin Country Is Neither Utopian, Nor Totalitarian
After a week in El Salvador, it’s clear that state-run Bitcoin adoption is a slow but critical foundation for revitalizing the country.
Why Bitcoin Is The Ultimate Wealth Preservation Technology
Bitcoin is the best store of value when compared to other asset classes that have historically been used by people wanting to protect their wealth.
Fidelity Begins Opening Retail Bitcoin Trading Accounts
Certain users have received emails detailing their new access to purchase and sell bitcoin on the Fidelity platform.