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Laptop app to mine Ethereum
Laptop app to mine Ethereum

Golem Network has launched an app that allows users to mine Ethereum on their laptops, but it could be a long time before you can reap the wealth.The decentralised computing resource sharing platform has released Thorg, an app that allows users to mine Ethereum on Windows PCs and laptops.The system...

Published at: 2021-09-24


Adoption of cryptocurrencies is a huge challenge
Adoption of cryptocurrencies is a huge challenge

The rapid adoption of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) poses a major challenge to the traditional financial system, a member of China's central bank board has warned.Pointing to Bitcoin's market value currently exceeding $800 billion and the total stablecoin market capitalisation exceeding $12...

Published at: 2021-09-24


L2 bridge from CeFi to DeFi
L2 bridge from CeFi to DeFi

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex today announced the market launch of a bridge service connecting its centralised platform with its tier-2 decentralised trading platform and subsidiary DeversiFi. Ethereum-based DeversiFi is a trading platform built on StarkWare's scalable technology. Two months ago...

Published at: 2021-09-24


Ohio host BIT Mining's
Ohio host BIT Mining's

Bitcoin (BTC) mining company BIT Mining plans to invest $12.14 million to develop an 85-megawatt crypto mining center in Ohio.As the company that owns the entire mining pool business operated under BTC.com, BIT Mining set up a joint venture agreement with Viking Data Centers to establish the Bitcoin...

Published at: 2021-09-23


The cryptocurrency market has made a roaring comeback
The cryptocurrency market has made a roaring comeback

The cryptocurrency ecosystem is showing signs of recovery on September 22 after a 48-hour correction that saw bitcoin and altcoins sell off to their lowest levels. Investors in the stock and cryptocurrency markets were clearly concerned about the possible bankruptcy of Chinese company Evergrande, wi...

Published at: 2021-09-23


Cosmos smart contracts
Cosmos smart contracts

Sommelier, a co-processing protocol for the Ethereum Virtual Machine, or EVM, announced on Tuesday a research and development partnership with Mysten Labs to increase the speed of liquidity transactions and launch smart contract applications on the Cosmos blockchain.Sommelier, founded in 2020 by Zak...

Published at: 2021-09-23


Bitcoin smart contracts thanks to Dfinity Foundation's Internet Computer
Bitcoin smart contracts thanks to Dfinity Foundation's Internet Computer

Dfinity Foundation's Internet Computer blockchain brings smart contract capabilities to the Bitcoin (BTC) network, potentially opening the door to new use cases for the major cryptocurrency. Internet Computer will use the so-called cryptocurrency blockchain key to integrate with Bitcoin, paving the...

Published at: 2021-09-22


Inflation and cryptocurrencies
Inflation and cryptocurrencies

Inflation in the US has been a hot topic over the past year or two. Back in June, reports showed that inflation in the US had reached levels not seen in over a decade.Other countries have experienced much worse inflation than that seen in the US. Venezuela, for example, saw 10,000,000% inflation in...

Published at: 2021-09-22


Bitcoin ETF could be approved by U.S. regulators as early as October.
Bitcoin ETF could be approved by U.S. regulators as early as October.

Bloomberg Intelligence Commodity Strategist Mike McGlone believes it is only a matter of time before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approves the country's first Bitcoin ETF.McGlone echoed a recent Bloomberg Intelligence report that stated that a Bitcoin price reaching $100,000 is...

Published at: 2021-09-22


Increasing cryptocurrency holdings
Increasing cryptocurrency holdings

  Cryptocurrency assets held by institutional managers increased for a fifth consecutive week, indicating that market participants have once again turned to Bitcoin (BTC) and leading altcoins.   In terms of actual products, 21Shares registered the largest weekly inflow of $28 million. T...

Published at: 2021-09-21


Innovations in cryptocurrencies
Innovations in cryptocurrencies

As traders expected, Bitcoin (BTC) is doing the "Bitcoin thing," bouncing between the usual "key" support and resistance levels, and to be honest.Bitcoin's long-awaited "moon" depended on institutional investors buying in, breaking the previous all-time high at $19,000, and a set of other strongly h...

Published at: 2021-09-21


Miners have accumulated a large sum worth of bitcoin
Miners have accumulated a large sum worth of bitcoin

Miners have retained a larger portion of their rewards in 2020 and 2021 than in previous market cycles. Miners typically sell BTC to cover their expenses, including electricity and equipment bills. The trend of miners' accumulation continued in the past quarter as the hash rate of the Bitcoin networ...

Published at: 2021-09-21


Global stock market crash and safe bitcoin
Global stock market crash and safe bitcoin

BTC's lack of integration with traditional finance and its inability to be forcibly sold to cover financial losses means that the price may not "crash" if a global stock market crash occurs.One reason for Bitcoin's (BTC) volatility, the significant price fluctuations that occur regularly, is the div...

Published at: 2021-09-20


Cryptocurrencies and PayPal in the UK
Cryptocurrencies and PayPal in the UK

PayPal's bitcoin transaction services are now fully available in the UK, after the global payments giant began rolling out the services last month. PayPal officially announced on Friday that all eligible customers in the UK can now buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies using their PayPal accounts.Cust...

Published at: 2021-09-20


Hacked for $3M
Hacked for $3M

The chief technology officer of decentralized financial platform (DeFi) SushiSwap, announced that a hacker breached the supply chain of its token launchpad, MISO.The hacker exploited a single target of the Jay Pegs Auto Mart token auction, a parody NFT project imitating the value of a 2007 Kia Sedon...

Published at: 2021-09-20


Korean crypto tax now less than 4 months away
Korean crypto tax now less than 4 months away

South Korea's Minister of Strategy and Finance, Hong Nam-Ki, has promised that the controversial cryptocurrency tax code will take effect on January 1, 2022, despite moves by the Democratic Party majority to delay it until 2023.   The tax code will impose a 20% tax on income generated by cryp...

Published at: 2021-09-17


Statue of the founder of BTC in Budapest
Statue of the founder of BTC in Budapest

A bronze image of legendary Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is now on display for visitors to Graphisoft Park in Budapest. At an unveiling ceremony on Thursday, András Győrfi, co-founder of the statue project and editor of cryptocurrency news site Kripto Akademia, spoke to a crowd of journa...

Published at: 2021-09-17


Car turned into NFT
Car turned into NFT

Dan Markham, creator of the seven-million-subscriber What's Inside YouTube channel, has traded in his Tesla Roadster for a single non-exchangeable token (NFT). In a Sept. 15 video on his What's Inside Family channel, Markham traded in his blue Tesla Roadster - which he estimated could be worth "a q...

Published at: 2021-09-17


Russian crypto restrictions
Russian crypto restrictions

According to the company's CEO, BitRiver, Russia's largest cryptocurrency digging co-location service provider, is unlikely to be affected by the Bank of Russia's new cryptocurrency crackdown.   On September 15, the Russian central bank announced that the authority had begun working with loca...

Published at: 2021-09-16


Demographic shifts among crypto investors
Demographic shifts among crypto investors

Australian cryptocurrency exchange BTC Markets has seen a significant increase in the number of older customers using its platform over the last fiscal year.   More and more older Australians are viewing crypto assets as viable investments according to data provided by one of the country's ol...

Published at: 2021-09-16


El Salvador and the protests against BTC
El Salvador and the protests against BTC

Bitcoin critics and those protesting the policies of El Savador President Nayiba Bukele destroyed a cryptocurrency kiosk in the country's capital.   News service Teleprensa and others posted videos on social media showing a Chivo-backed kiosk in San Salvador burning amid a crowd of journalist...

Published at: 2021-09-16


Africa's rapidly expanding crypto sector
Africa's rapidly expanding crypto sector

Digital analytics firm Chainalysis has reported that Africa's cryptocurrency market has grown significantly since last year, with the region accounting for a larger share of total retail transactions compared to the global average.   In a report published on Tuesday, Chainalysis said , the Af...

Published at: 2021-09-15


Are we headed for an upward trend by the end of 2021?
Are we headed for an upward trend by the end of 2021?

After rising to relative highs around $53,000 just over two weeks ago, it seemed that Bitcoin ( BTC ) was on track to regain its former all-time highs. However, a series of events that have played out over the past week have caused the world's largest cryptocurrency by total market capitalization to...

Published at: 2021-09-15


Bitcoin's energy consumption higher than 2020
Bitcoin's energy consumption higher than 2020

A new study suggests that Bitcoin has already consumed more power this year than it will in all of 2020.    By the end of the year, the Bitcoin network will have consumed 91 TW/h (terawatt-hours or one trillion watts per hour) and has already used more than the estimated 67 TW/h for all...

Published at: 2021-09-15


Plan to raise capital gains taxes
Plan to raise capital gains taxes

Democrats in the US House of Representatives have proposed tax initiatives to fund a $3.5 trillion spending package that could potentially affect cryptocurrency users.    According to a document released Monday by the House Committee on Ways and Means, the proposal would raise the tax ra...

Published at: 2021-09-14