Market

Bitcoin energy debate resurfaces with calls for ‘green hackers’ to

The exponential rise in Bitcoin’s price and hash rate is driving critics to once again question the largest blockchain’s energy efficiency — with calls for “green hackers” to band together to mount an attack on the network. Total world production and consumption vs. Bitcoin. Source: CBECI A self styled “developer and ecologist” who goes by […]Read More

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Peter McCormack – Cointelegraph Magazine

For someone who devotes so much of his life to Bitcoin and finance — and who has made and lost a small fortune twice now — podcaster Peter McCormack doesn’t actually seem to care that much for money. “I did have a lot of money in my life a couple of times,” says the 42 […]Read More

Market

A turn for the worse? India’s crypto plan unsettling to

The Indian Crypto community has been involved in discussions with the government about how it should perceive cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology before finding ways to regulate the industry ever since the government placed a now-defunct blanket ban on banks servicing crypto firms in April 2018.  In the latest update, on Jan. 29, the government revealed […]Read More

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BTC, DOT, LINK, XLM, THETA

Bitcoin (BTC) has attracted several institutional investors in the past few months, but with the market capitalization sustaining above $700 billion, many more institutions are likely to contemplate buying Bitcoin. Similarly, Ether (ETH) with a market cap of about $180 billion also cannot be ignored by the investors.  The institutional adoption of the top two […]Read More

Blockchain

Bitcoin blockchain’s hash rate hits new all-time high

The mean hash rate of the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain—or the total computational power dedicated to mining—reached a new all-time high of over 176 exahashes per second (EH/s) on Friday, according to crypto metrics platform Glassnode. Yeah, that’s a lot. The Bitcoin network’s mean hash rate exceeded 176 EH/s. Image: Glassnode The increase in hash rate […]Read More

Market

DOGE and XRP rally as pump and dumps sneak back

The rise of interest in cryptocurrencies amid Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) bull runs often goes hand in hand with the proliferation of scams and manipulation schemes related to various altcoins. One of the main manipulation schemes running in the crypto markets is pump and dumps. These schemes artificially inflate the price of the asset […]Read More

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Crypto in the Philippines Part 2 – Cointelegraph Magazine

Widespread high-level English language skills and relatively low wages have seen Filipino workers become a top choice for remote staff for blockchain projects around the world. But is the industry exploiting these workers, or has remote work during the pandemic helped the country to grow and develop? If you’ve ever contacted customer support for a […]Read More

Market

Bitcoin breaks $40,000 and sets its sights on a new

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Bitcoin eyes $50K less than a month after BTC price […]Read More

Market

Here’s where BTC may go next

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) is showing signs of a newfound rally as it breaks the $40,000 resistance area. There is a combination of optimistic on-chain data points and a favorable market structure that is leading analysts and traders to anticipate an impending Bitcoin breakout to a new all-time high. In the short term, the […]Read More