Tag: Digital Assets

The market for institutional-grade trading services for digital assets may be maturing

The market for institutional-grade trading services for digital assets may be maturing

We may be seeing the beginning stages of maturation in the market for institutional-grade services for trading digital assets, evidenced by consolidation in the sector as well as its first later-stage deals, according to a new report from The Block Research. According to the report, there are now 40 companies that provide digital asset trading […]

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Another ‘Sleeping Bitcoin’ Block Reward from 2010 Was Caught Waking Up After Ten Years

Another ‘Sleeping Bitcoin’ Block Reward from 2010 Was Caught Waking Up After Ten Years

Another 2010 block reward was spent on Wednesday morning (ET) adding to the great number of ‘Satoshi era’ or so-called ‘sleeping bitcoins’ waking up in 2020. The block reward with 50 bitcoins was created on November 11, 2010, and transferred in block 652,669 after ten years. During the last few weeks, news.Bitcoin.com has been leveraging […]

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$12M in ‘Satoshi Era’ Bitcoins Move: 21 Block Rewards from 2010 Spent After a Decade of Slumber

$12M in ‘Satoshi Era’ Bitcoins Move: 21 Block Rewards from 2010 Spent After a Decade of Slumber

On early Sunday morning around 1: 38: 02 a.m. (New York time), approximately 20 blocks with coinbase rewards from 2010 were spent in one block. 1,000 BTC was then consolidated into a single address before moving again. The massive movement of the decade-old ‘sleeping’ bitcoins was caught by an onchain transaction parser and the coins […]

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Hit Record Producer Murda Beatz Tells Fans He Purchased Bitcoin

Hit Record Producer Murda Beatz Tells Fans He Purchased Bitcoin

Another hip hop artist has joined the cryptocurrency community, as the Canadian record producer, DJ, and songwriter ‘Murda Beatz’ (Shane Lee Lindstrom) said he bought some bitcoin on Tuesday. The music producer joins a slew of other recording artists that have joined the crypto ecosystem like 50 Cent, Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg, and Nas.On October […]

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$8M Worth of ‘Sleeping’ Bitcoin Rewards from 2010 Moved the Day Before ‘Black Thursday’

$8M Worth of ‘Sleeping’ Bitcoin Rewards from 2010 Moved the Day Before ‘Black Thursday’

Over a half a million dollars worth of bitcoin from a May 2010 coinbase reward was transferred to Bitfinex on October 1. A parser recorded the old coins being spent and since mid-February 2020, roughly 33 so-called ‘sleeping bitcoin addresses’ from ten years ago have been spent to-date. Interestingly, 20 out of the 33, 2010-issued […]

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Bitcoin.com Exchange to List Aspire and Aspire Gas as Newest Digital Asset Creation Platform Comes to Market 

Bitcoin.com Exchange to List Aspire and Aspire Gas as Newest Digital Asset Creation Platform Comes to Market 

Aspire (ASP) is the first digital asset creation platform to resist both mining exploits and 51 percent attacks common to proof-of-work blockchains. Its fees are a tiny fraction of creating assets on Ethereum or other platforms due to its innovative Aspire Gas (GASP) blockchainBoth tokens will be introduced with BTC and USDT trading pairs, with […]

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Bitcoin’s Big Believers: 6-Digits ‘Inevitable,’ BTC Has a Better Chance of Going to $100K Than Zero

Bitcoin’s Big Believers: 6-Digits ‘Inevitable,’ BTC Has a Better Chance of Going to $100K Than Zero

For a number of years now bitcoiners have predicted that the price of bitcoin will surpass its all-time high from 2017 and many believe it will rise to the $100k or six-digit price range. This week bitcoin enthusiasts discussed the possibility of the crypto asset reaching $100k at great length.In mid-December 2017, the price of […]

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