PayPal’s recent leap into the crypto market is helping to drive the current bitcoin (BTC) rally, according to Pantera, a prominent cryptocurrency and blockchain investment firm.In an investor letter published Nov. 20, the venture firm compared the ongoing bull market to the last time BTC rose above $18,000, three...
Cryptocurrency trading platform liquid.com and crypto mining firm NiceHash were two of at least six firms that had control of their domains briefly transferred to malicious actors last week after employees at GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain registrar, were again tricked by fraudsters, KrebsOnSecurity reported.
As bitcoin continues surging toward record highs, bitcoin mining companies ride its coattails. Shares of the publicly traded bitcoin mining company Riot Blockchain rose 50% this week, trading hands just below $6.00 at week’s end. Bitcoin gained nearly 17% over the same period. Riot shares surged even higher in early...
As bitcoin continues surging toward record highs, bitcoin mining companies ride its coattails. Publicly traded bitcoin mining company Riot Blockchain rose 50% this week, trading hands just below $6.00 at week’s end. Bitcoin gained nearly 17% over the same period. Shares of the Castle Rock, Colo.-based firm surged even higher...
Major bitcoin miners are signaling their support for the network’s Taproot upgrade. Institutional buyers are loading up on BTC puts, Deribit analysts say. Goldman Sachs thinks the  “digital yuan” could be in a billion hands in a decade. Top shelfBlackRock SquawksA top BlackRock executive, in charge of where the...
We spoke with Simon Peters, eToro market analyst, about the state of Bitcoin, how bullish he feels right now and the impact of the US election on the markets eToro has established itself as one of the leading exchanges to offer cryptocurrency trading, with arguably one of the...
Texas regulators are going after a host of crypto firms they allege to be investment scams, 10 of which they say are are controlled by a single Texas man.The Texas State Securities Board on Thursday ordered 15 firms to cease and desist operations with a series of emergency...
What a year – a global pandemic, a wavering stock market, rising numbers of unemployed people and continued uncertainty in global markets. Yet, we saw the bitcoin price recover from $5,300 in March to almost $18,000 at time of writing. That’s almost a 240% return within nine months.For...
Helium is hard-capping production of the tokenized fuel that powers its decentralized wireless network.Under a newly passed improvement proposal, Helium miners will stop adding to the circulating supply of HNT tokens at 223 million, a figure they will reach sometime in 2070 once bi-annual “halvenings,” also new to...
Bitcoin was flat to slightly lower after briefly climbing Wednesday above $18,000 for the first time since December 2017. “There is a tsunami of buying power up against reluctant sellers,” Charlie Morris, CEO of the cryptocurrency fund manager ByteTree, wrote in a note to clients. “These buyers are putting...