Best Weekly Close Since $20K? 5 BTC Price Factors to Watch This Week

Bitcoin (BTC) begins a new week at over $11,000 after a wild weekend saw the market crash $1,200 in minutes — will the chaos continue?Cointelegraph gives you five factors that...

Five Years In, DeFi Now Defines Ethereum

DeFi Dad is a DeFi super user sharing his money experiments and tutorials on Twitter and YouTube. He is an organizing member of the Ethereal Summit and Sessions, host of...

Gold Will Hit $2,300 by 2022. What About Bitcoin?

Major investment banking company Goldman Sachs says the price of gold will rise 20% to reach $2,300 before the end of 2022.The commodity hit new record highs on July 31...

Publicly Traded Firms Launch New Mining Rigs, Less Hashrate Than Competitors

Two of the top mining manufacturers from China that recently had initial public offerings (IPO) released two new mining rigs. Canaan Inc. and Ebang Communications both have shares listed...

Triple-Entry Bookkeeping: How Satoshi Nakamoto Solved the Byzantine Generals’ Problem

In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto essentially solved the infamous computational issue called the “Byzantine generals’ problem” or the “Byzantine Fault.”Throughout the history of man, people used ledgers to record economic...

A General Strategy on How to Select a Crypto Fund, Part 1

Digital assets, as a new asset class, exhibit interesting characteristics that could benefit a diversified portfolio of traditional assets. There are, however, many ways to get exposed to digital assets...

China Never Banned Bitcoin as Commodity, Beijing Arbitration Commission Explains

The Beijing Arbitration Commission has published an article clarifying that bitcoin’s use as a commodity has never been banned in China. It explains that the Chinese authorities’ attitude toward...

Does Decentralization Create Value or Destroy It?

To Bitcoin (BTC) proponents, the world’s need for a decentralized form of money is more apparent than ever, as challenges mount to government monopolies on money-printing and military force, from the...

Bad Crypto News of the Week

Stability? What stability? Bitcoin has burst through its ceiling, leapt 15% and is now tickling a new ceiling of $11,000. The new move has put Bitcoin’s actual price at around...

India Proposes Amnesty for Citizens Holding Unreported Gold

The Indian Ministry of Finance has reportedly proposed an amnesty program for citizens holding unreported gold. The government plans to ask people to declare all their gold stashes to...

Flash Crash: Bitcoin Price Slides by $1.4K in Minutes

Bitcoin suffered a price drop of $1,458 in under an hour on Sunday. The sudden slide caught many traders off guard, forcing out a significant amount of buying pressure from...

With Bitcoin Gaining Ground, Is the Altcoin Season Coming to an End?

Bitcoin has finally woken from its two-month slumber, as well as interest in the number-one cryptocurrency along with it. Bitcoin futures trading is bustling again, with both volume and aggregated...

Putin Signs Law Giving Cryptocurrency Legal Status in Russia

Russia’s bill to regulate cryptocurrencies has been signed into law by President Vladimir Putin. The new law gives legal status to cryptocurrency but prohibits its use as a means...

What Future Are We Building for Bitcoin?

A reading of Meltem Demirors new essay “Unintended Architecture” asks some key questions about intention setting for the future of Bitcoin. Bitcoin started as a rebellious, anti-establishment technology. In many parts of...

$20,000 Won’t Pose Any Resistance for Bitcoin Price, Says Max Keiser

According to Heisenberg Capital founder and Keiser Report host Max Keiser, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) would soon rally to $28,000. He believes the all-time high of BTC at $20,000...

US Court Dismisses Claims Against XRP: Report Shows Ripple Paid Moneygram $15.1M in Q2

The Northern California District Court finds that claims against Ripple Labs and its token made by two investors cannot be proven.The legal dispute, which began in May 2018, pitted...

Accused of Spreading FUD Zeus Capital Doubles Down on Chainlink Pump and Dump Claims

Zeus Capital LLP has released a new report reiterating its earlier stance that Chainlink is a giant pump and dump scheme. This new report comes after the little known...

Why This Sex Industry Executive Loves Bitcoin

Chaturbate executive Shirely Lara is a sex industry veteran who sees bitcoin as a crucial part of her business. The bitcoin-friendly porn executive talks with CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen about...

3 Reasons Not to Panic as Bitcoin Miners to Exchange Flow Spikes 46%

The latest on-chain data from July 30 suggests miners are preparing to sell Bitcoin (BTC). According to data analytics resource Glassnode, miners’ outflows to exchanges increased significantly in the last...

Single Miner Reorgs Ethereum Classic – Devs Report a Chain Split

Members of the Ethereum Classic team reported that the network suffered a reorganization (reorg) today.The blockchain network is asking service providers to halt deposits while it carries out maintenance...