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Blockchain Bites: Bitmain’s Shakeup, Bitcoin’s Resilience and Ethereum’s Anonymity

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 12:14
Bitmain's ousted co-founder reportedly retook the company's office building while a protocol update made Bitcoin more resilient to state attacks.

Bitcoin News Roundup for June 4, 2020

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 12:01
Bloomberg thinks BTC could hit $20K. It's CoinDesk's Markets Daily Podcast.

Bittrex, Poloniex Added to Lawsuit Claiming Tether Manipulated Bitcoin Market

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 11:55
An amended lawsuit alleging Tether and Bitfinex manipulated the bitcoin market is now claiming Poloniex and Bittrex were also involved.

Bitmain’s Feuding Co-Founders Are Fracturing the Firm and Staff Are Caught in the Middle

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:35
Staff at bitcoin miner manufacturer Bitmain are being forced to choose between its two co-founders as a long-running feud over control of the firm worsens.

Japan’s Biggest Banks Are Talking About Building a Digital Payments System

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 09:02
The banks will be joined by representatives from big business and the government to lay out how to create shared digital payments system.

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Drops 9% to January Levels

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 08:44
Bitcoin has just got easier to mine while major manufacturers have started shipping their latest machines ahead of China's rainy summer season.

Crypto-Friendly Arival Bank Is Launching Today for Those Willing to Disclose Their Bags

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 08:30
After two years of laying groundwork, crypto-friendly Arival Bank is launching in beta Thursday. But there’s a catch: clients must disclose all wallets.

Bloomberg Analysts Predict $20K Bitcoin This Year

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 07:58
Bloomberg analysts argue that historical patterns and macro factors mean prices are on a path back the the all-time high.

First Mover: Bitcoin Market, Like Wall Street, Shrugs Off Nationwide Protests

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 07:37
Protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis could have implications for inflation and trust in the financial system.

Ex-Yang Aide Is Running for Congress with Bitcoin and UBI on His Mind

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 06:30
A former Yang aide running for Congress sees Bitcoin as a liberator, New York’s BitLicense as a hindrance and universal basic income as an imperative.

The Neil Ferguson Affair Shows the Limits of Science During COVID-19

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 06:00
The depth of the outrage reveals how scandalized the public can become when trusted institutions are shown to be less reliable than expected.

‘Careless’ Users Are Ruining Ethereum’s Privacy: Paper

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 05:08
Ethereum's account-based model makes it more susceptible to surveillance than some other protocols and users aren't helping, a research paper argues.

Ethereum Has Become Bitcoin’s Top Off-Chain Destination

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 04:00
The most popular way to use bitcoin off-chain is on Ethereum, recent data indicates.

SEC ‘Crypto Mom’ Hester Peirce Tapped for Second Term at US Regulator: Report

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:49
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce has reportedly been nominated to another five-year term at the agency.

Latest Bitcoin Core Code Release Protects Against Nation-State Attacks

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:34
Bitcoin Core released a new software update Wednesday. Notably, it includes experimental software to hedge against attacks from nation-states and ISPs.

Argo’s Mining Revenue Dips After Bitcoin’s Halving

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:09
London-based bitcoin miner Argo reported that a dip in revenue last month may have occurred due to the bitcoin halving.

Market Wrap: A Bitcoin Lull as Stocks Signal Economic Optimism

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:42
The bitcoin rollercoaster has turned into a bumper car as equities take the stage in hopes of a global economic rebound.

Nonprofit Energy Consortium Trials Blockchain Management for Wastewater Tracking

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:06
A U.S. oil and gas consortium says a blockchain-based automated platform tracking wastewater reduced transportation costs.

5 Numbers That Tell the Story of Markets Right Now

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 15:00
From the largest 50-day rally in history to the highest unemployment since the Great Depression, the story of markets in 5 key numbers


Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:56
Founded by Ryan X. Charles in 2015, Yours is a social media website where users can earn cryptocurrency for producing content. The website initially utilized litecoin payments to reward content creators. It now utilizes bitcoin SV (BSV), a fork of bitcoin cash, for its micropayments. There are multiple ways to earn BSV through the Yours […]