Category: Bitcoin (BTC)

Jack Dorsey’s Payments Company Is ‘Officially Building an Open Bitcoin Mining System’

Jack Dorsey’s Payments Company Is ‘Officially Building an Open Bitcoin Mining System’

In mid-October 2021, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey revealed the payments firm Block Inc. (formally Square) was considering joining the bitcoin mining industry. Three months later, Dorsey tweeted that his firm was “officially building an open bitcoin mining system.” The Block’s Hardware General Manager: ‘We See Bitcoin Mining as a Long-Term Need for a Future That […]

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price On The Verge Of Bullish Breakout, Buyers Seek $47,000

The week ended on Friday, BTC buyers find some respite after the digital coin locked-in gains around 9%. BTC moved in sync with the US tech stocks, which witnesses some late bounce back on Friday. However, overall investors lost money since the downside rally begins in November. BTC ended the second week of January with […]

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Bitcoin ETF Launch Hype Fades as Funds Slip in Value, BTC Futures Open Interest Down 38% in 2 Months

Bitcoin ETF Launch Hype Fades as Funds Slip in Value, BTC Futures Open Interest Down 38% in 2 Months

Following the charged-up debut of the Proshares bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), Valkyrie’s bitcoin futures ETF and the Vaneck bitcoin strategy ETF, interest in these types of funds seems to have faded a great deal. After the Proshares bitcoin ETF BITO reached an all-time high on November 10, the ETF is down 39% over the last […]

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Electric Car Owner Says His Hacked Tesla Model 3 Mined up to $800 a Month Mining Ethereum

Electric Car Owner Says His Hacked Tesla Model 3 Mined up to $800 a Month Mining Ethereum

According to the 2018 Tesla Model 3 owner, Siraj Raval, he mined up to $800 a month in crypto assets with his hacked-out electric car. Similarly, Chris Allessi, the owner of a Tesla Model S tethered a Bitmain Antminer S9 to his car’s electrical system to mine bitcoin, and he’s mined monero with the car’s […]

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Bitcoin Price Falls To A Three-Month Low As Cryptocurrencies Prolong Losses

Bitcoin price descends below the $41,000-mark last week. The fall is reported to be its lowest level since Sept. 29, 2021, according to the reports by Coin Metrics. Hawkish’s comments from the Federal Reserve this week enkindled a reimbursement in global stock markets which surged into cryptocurrencies. Kazakhstan – 2nd largest bitcoin mining hub in […]

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Mozilla ‘Pauses the Ability to Donate Crypto’ After Complaints and ‘Environmental Impact’ Considerations

Mozilla ‘Pauses the Ability to Donate Crypto’ After Complaints and ‘Environmental Impact’ Considerations

On December 31, the software community founded in 1998, Mozilla, announced it was accepting crypto-asset donations via Bitpay. However, shortly after the announcement, a number of people complained about the decision the company made. A week later, Mozilla has announced it is backing away from digital currency acceptance for now and has “paused the ability […]

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Mid-Way Cool Down: Analysts Believe Bitcoin Price Cycle Is Incomplete, Trader Says BTC’s ‘Next Move Should Be Cycle’s Top’

Mid-Way Cool Down: Analysts Believe Bitcoin Price Cycle Is Incomplete, Trader Says BTC’s ‘Next Move Should Be Cycle’s Top’

The price of bitcoin is down 16% over the last 30 days and since the crypto asset’s all-time high (ATH) on November 10, 2021, bitcoin has lost more than 38% since it surpassed $69K per unit that day. Meanwhile, crypto advocates are furiously debating whether this is a bitcoin bear market or if the bull […]

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Bitcoin Dominance Sinks to Lowest Level in 3 Years as Ethereum, Numerous Competitors Gain on BTC

Bitcoin Dominance Sinks to Lowest Level in 3 Years as Ethereum, Numerous Competitors Gain on BTC

Bitcoin dominance has dropped to the lowest level in just over three and a half years since June 3, 2018, at 37%. Last year, at the end of March, bitcoin dominance hovered just above the 60% zone but since then, numerous digital asset market caps have swelled in value and gathered prominence in the market […]

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0.2 Zettahash: Bitcoin’s Hashrate Taps New Lifetime High, Mining Difficulty Nears ATH

0.2 Zettahash: Bitcoin’s Hashrate Taps New Lifetime High, Mining Difficulty Nears ATH

Bitcoin’s hashrate tapped a lifetime high on the first day of 2022 reaching 209.39 exahash per second (EH/s). During the last 12 months, Bitcoin’s hashrate has increased by 47.92% from the 141.55 EH/s recorded on January 3, 2021. Bitcoin’s Hashpower Reaches a New Milestone The processing power and security dedicated to the Bitcoin (BTC) network […]

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13 Crypto Exchanges Custody 7% of the Crypto Economy, Coinbase Dominates With $56.2B AUM

13 Crypto Exchanges Custody 7% of the Crypto Economy, Coinbase Dominates With $56.2B AUM

As 2022 begins, 13 different cryptocurrency exchange platforms have more than a billion dollars each in digital currencies held in reserves. Between all 13 trading platforms, the group of exchange platforms hold a whopping $165.25 billion worth of bitcoin, ethereum, and tether. 13 Crypto Exchanges Hold a Billion or More in Crypto Equalling Over $165 […]

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