How Traditional Stock Markets Can Help Mainstream Cryptocurrency

It’s not a stampede, but a growing number of traditional stock exchanges have begun to offer cryptocurrency-related products, in a move that’s been viewed in some quarters as key to introducing cryptocurrency to conventional equities investors. But will the involvement of stock exchanges help the cause of cryptocurrency, or is …

Xthinner Protocol Tested on BCH Mainnet Shows 99% Block Compression

On April 8, BCH developer Jonathan Toomim revealed how far he’s come with the Xthinner block compression protocol. Toomim tested the platform between two Bitcoin ABC full nodes on the BCH main network and a 363 kB block was compressed down to 1,660 bytes, or 99.54% compression. Also read: Uyen …

Bitmain’s New Antminer Specs Show Devices Process Over 50 Terahash

On April 8, the Chinese mining rig manufacturer Bitmain Technologies unveiled the specifications for the company’s latest Antminer 17 series. The firm claims the three new bitcoin miners command a hashrate of over 50 trillion hashes per second (TH/s) which outpaces nearly all top machines today. Also read: Uyen T …

Markets Update: Crypto Assets See Fresh Gains

The cryptocurrency economy has seen further gains, as the entire market capitalization jumped to $179 billion during the early morning trading sessions on Sunday. Moreover, global trade volume spiked significantly, capturing roughly $61 billion in trades over the last 24 hours. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Markets and Network Gather Strong …

Uyen T Nguyen: The Powerful Young Woman Behind the Alleged ‘Satoshi Affair’

The lawsuit against Craig Wright continues this week and on April 5, court dockets indicate that Florida Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart memorialized rulings from the recent Craig Wright deposition. Moreover, the counsel representing the Kleiman estate has submitted 2,136 documents belonging to Dave Kleiman on April 4. Many of the …

Mt. Gox Creditors Have a Second Chance to Appeal Claim Decisions

According to the official Mt. Gox website, creditors of the now defunct bitcoin exchange have one last chance to dispute their claims. The civil rehabilitation trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, has also explained the details surrounding the court’s decision to approve or disapprove filed claims. Also read: Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles …

Markets Update: BCH Maintains Strong Lead as Crypto Prices Record Slight Pullback

Cryptocurrency markets saw some significant gains over the last two days, but prices on Thursday have started to pull back from this year’s all-time highs. When the spikes first initiated, bitcoin cash (BCH) led the pack out of the top 10 cryptocurrencies and still maintains a lead with over 75 …

Data Shows Short-Term Crypto Tax Filers Increase, But Lots of Investors Still Won’t File

According to personal finance firm Credit Karma Tax, filers who reported short-term capital losses for cryptocurrencies in the first month of 2019 jumped fivefold year-over-year. After the incredibly bearish crypto markets of 2018, data from early tax filers highlights the fact that more investors are claiming losses this tax season. …

What It Takes to Air a TV News Channel Devoted to Crypto Assets

Blocktv is a new televised news source for the cryptocurrency community. News.Bitcoin.com recently visited the company’s headquarters in Israel to see what it takes to air a TV channel dedicated to reporting on the digital assets industry. Also Read: How a Large Crypto Mining Operation Is Handling the Current Market …

“Bitcoin and Friends” Animated Series Airs Spicy First Episode

There’s a new animated series called “Bitcoin and Friends” that’s been making its rounds across the web after the first episode was released by Uncle Chris Productions. The humorous and sometimes raunchy cartoon is an eight-part series that aims to make people laugh during the depressing bear market and the …

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