US Real Estate Crisis: Home Sales Plunge to 9-Year Low, Mortgage Delinquencies to Soar...

The US real estate market is facing a crisis as unemployment soars amid the coronavirus pandemic. Home sales have plunged to a nine-year low and a record-high number of...

RenBTC Quietly Goes Live in Latest Bid to Bring Bitcoin to Ethereum

The latest implementation of bitcoin (BTC) on the Ethereum blockchain quietly went live this week. There are 1.24 renBTC live on the Ethereum mainnet now, according to Etherscan. Three sources with...

Bitcoin Price Drops to $8,840 — Key Metrics Signal BTC May Correct Further

Within the last hour Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped to $8,840. The drop came with less than 8 hours left before the weekly close.A confluence of miners selling more BTC than...

Hacker Attempts to Sell Data Allegedly Tied to Ledger, Trezor, Bnktothefuture Customers

According to an online monitoring web portal called, Under the Breach, a hacker is purportedly trying to sell customer information that stems from companies like Keepkey, Trezor, Ledger, and...

Spiritual Reflections on the Bitcoin Halving

Allen Farrington writes at Quillette, Areo and Merion West, as well as extensively on Medium, where he has several much longer essays on Bitcoin, finance, economics and related topics. His...

What the Birth of Crypto Can Predict for the Post-COVID-19 World

We, as a society, are now experiencing a crisis of trust. The three pillars that we’ve had faith in all our lives — institutions, government entities and the media —...

Russian Drugs and The Most Illegal ICO Ever?

With bitcoin recovering after four straight days of decline we’re talking about what may be the most illegal ICO ever, tokens for Mongolian taxi fares, Bitmain’s Texas hedge and one...

Industry at a Crossroads, Crypto Enters Fourth Phase of Development

The crypto space is well over a decade old with more than 5,500 different cryptocurrencies and a market capitalization north of $250 billion. Researchers at American venture capital firm Andreessen...

Coldplay Bassist Dives into Bitcoin App World

Scottish Coldplay bass artist, Guy Berryman, has joined the crypto space, funding a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange application called Zumo.“Covid-19 has fast forwarded the move to a cashless society and for...

Russia Proposes Law That Criminalizes Buying Bitcoin With Cash, Offenders Face 7 Years in...

Russian lawmakers have proposed new laws that seek to ban the use of bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies in the country, local media reported.According to draft bills submitted by...

Bitcoin Miners Will Use Derivatives Like Traditional Commodity Producers

Bitcoin (BTC) mining has become a multibillion-dollar industry. Pools, manufacturers and farms contribute to the growth and professionalization of the space. Financial service companies bring institutional-grade products and capital that...

Bitcoin Investment App CEO Calls BTC a Monetary Revolution, Not a Technical One

What needs to happen for Bitcoin (BTC) to cement its role in the public eye as a valid investment option?"Time," Aleks Svetski, CEO and co-founder of Bitcoin investment platform Amber, told...

Carl Menger: The Nature and Origin of Money

In the early stages of trade, when economizing individuals are only slowly awakening to knowledge of the economic gains that can be derived from exploitation of existing exchange opportunities,...

10 Years On, Laszlo Hanyecz Has No Regrets About His $45M Bitcoin Pizzas

If you owned a share of an experimental technology, how much of it would you give up to help that technology grow? Startup founders do this calculus whenever they raise...

Bitcoin Price Ping Pong Within Tighter Range Hinting at $8.5K Next

The price of Bitcoin (BTC), the top-ranked cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has seen a spike towards $10,500 before the halving took place on May 11. However, the price of Bitcoin...

Iranian President Calls for Launching a Cryptocurrency Mining Strategy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for a mining strategy throughout the oil-rich nation. The latest statements from the Iranian President follows Iran’s moves to restrict specific crypto trading...

Central Bank Digital Currencies Need Decentralization

Igor Mikhalev is an expert principal at BCG helping clients develop business models with blockchain technologies and digital currencies. Kaj Burchardi is a Managing Director with BCG and leads the...

Got 10 BTC? You’re Now in the Top 0.5% of 30 Million Bitcoin Addresses

Bitcoin (BTC) wallets with a positive address have crossed 30 million for the first time — but less than 1% contain even 10 BTC.According to the latest data from monitoring...

DeFi Exec Believes Crypto Community Mostly “Short-Term Thinkers”

In an interview with Cointelegraph, Alex Mashinsky, the founder of the decentralized finance app Celsius Network, took aim at the crypto community for becoming fixated on short-term profiteering and failing...

Bitcoin Hashrate Slides 33% Since Halving – Difficulty Drops, Issues in Sichuan China

It’s been 11 days since the third bitcoin block reward halving. Data now shows that the overall SHA256 hashrate lost around 47 exahash per second (EH/s), since the all-time...