Cryptographers Are Always Going to Be ‘One Step Ahead’ of Regulators: Monero’s Spagni

While regulators are trying to restrict privacy in crypto, their efforts may be futile, according to privacy-centric protocol Monero’s maintainer, Riccardo “Fluffypony” Spagni. “The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants the...

BTC hash rate slumps amid seasonal miner migration in China

Mining data aggregators attribute a slump in Bitcoin’s hash rate to the end of the wet season in Sichuan, resulting in many miners migrating to other jurisdictions.On Oct. 26, Thomas...

Bitcoin Price Breaches $12K for First Time Since August

Bitcoin prices had to overcome a large number of sell orders to break above $12,000. Source link

McAfee continues to promote cryptocurrencies from his Spanish jail cell

John McAfee, an eccentric millionaire, crypto enthusiast, and anti-virus expert, was recently detained in Spain on charges of U.S. tax evasion. He also faces charges arising from a series of questionable...

Why Wyoming’s Governor Supports the State’s Crypto Banking Law

It took two years of infrastructure building but on Sept. 16 the Wyoming Division of Banking finally landed a prominent pioneer.That’s when Kraken Financial became the first entity to receive...

The number of Bitcoin whales hit an all-time high during the latest bull run

The number of Bitcoin (BTC) whales reached a new all-time high amid last week's price ascension. On October 20, there were 2,178 Bitcoin addresses that held at least 1,000 BTC. By...

Blockchain Bites: DeFi’s Harvest Hit, IRS’ Crypto Clarification, JPMorgan’s Buoyant Bitcoin Note

The IRS has clarified some questions around crypto disclosures for the upcoming tax season. A popular DeFi application appears to have been attacked. JPMorgan analysts see “considerable” upsides to bitcoin.Top...

Abra CEO’s portfolio is 50% Bitcoin as cash is ‘becoming worthless’

The co-founder and CEO of major cryptocurrency company Abra is clearly bullish on Bitcoin (BTC).In an Oct. 23 tweet, Bill Barhydt, CEO of peer-to-peer payments platform Abra, claimed that he...

Scary Bitcoin volatility? $750M in BTC options set to expire for Halloween

A big Bitcoin (BTC) volatility spike could occur by the month’s end as two major factors come into play. The BTC options market nears a massive $750 million expiration and...

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, XLM

Bitcoin remains in an uptrend but is facing signs of exhaustion above $13,200, suggesting that a minor correction could drag altcoins lower. Source link

Why the PayPal Rally Isn’t What It Seems, and Why That’s OK

The bigger you are, the bigger the splash when you jump in the water. And when it comes to mainstream payments companies, there are few bigger than PayPal.In case you’ve...