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Bitcoin Mining Pool Poolin Partners With BlockFi to Expand Crypto Lending Service

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 05:21
Poolin, the second biggest bitcoin mining pool by total network power, is expanding its crypto lending and financial services businesses.

Bitcoiners Sprint to Improve Lightning Network in 2-Day Virtual Hackathon

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 04:00
Unable to meet in person, developers around the world collaborated by videoconference for a 48-hour stretch to refine Bitcoin’s Lightning Network.


Mon, 06/01/2020 - 23:55
Bitcoin.com is a company and website dedicated to bitcoin cash and bitcoin core. The website provides a variety of related services including a mobile wallet, a mining pool, cryptocurrency news and a crypto exchange among other features. The domain and company are owned by Roger Ver and are registered in St. Kitts, in the Caribbean. […]


Mon, 06/01/2020 - 23:30
Antpool, one of the largest mining pools in the world supports ten cryptocurrencies and rewards miners daily for their contributed hash power. As of 2020, Antpool represents over 12 percent of bitcoin’s network hash power. The mining pool launched in 2014 and is operated by mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain. Antpool is an open access mining […]

‘Financial Surveillance’ or ‘Blockchain Analysis’? Human Rights Foundation Debates Elliptic

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 21:58
Blockchain analysis is "a euphemism" for surveillance, HRF Director Alex Gladstein told Elliptic's Tom Robinson during a debate on crypto tracing Monday.

Bitcoin Rises Above $10K for First Time in 25 Days as Protests Roil US Cities

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 20:35
Bitcoin has risen above $10,000 for the first time in almost a month as protests in U.S. cities continue to intensify.

‘Sell in May’ Wall Street Adage Doesn’t Apply to Bitcoin, Data Suggests

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 18:50
Investors who sold bitcoin in May missed out on positive returns during 8 of the past 10 years, according to market data.

Chinese Chip Maker With a Hand in Crypto Mining Plans $2.8B IPO

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 18:35
Hong Kong-listed SMIC plans to raise $2.8 billion via an initial public offering on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, in hopes of advancing its chip making practices. The company is working with Canaan Creative to build a new crypto miner.

Market Wrap: As Bitcoin Steadies, Oil’s Turmoil Continues

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 16:38
The bitcoin market has nothing on oil’s volatility in 2020.

Meet the U.S. Senate Candidate Who’s Invested in Bitcoin Since 2013

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 15:26
Wyoming U.S. Senate candidate Cynthia Lummis says bitcoin's store-of-value appeal has never been stronger. So she continues to HODL.

On the ‘Bitcoin Fixes This’ Meme

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 15:08
As the U.S. experiences the most sustained civil disobedience in more than a generation, an exploration of what role bitcoin has to play in building a better system.

Private Swiss Bank Rolls Out New Premium Crypto Trading Service

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 13:15
Private Swiss bank Maerki Baumann is offering a new trading and custody service for a handful of cryptos.

Bitcoin News Roundup for June 1, 2020

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 12:04
With bitcoin and ether both headed up, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with your bitcoin news roundup.

Blockchain Bites: Chase Class Action, 30 Words for Censorship and a Bitcoin Bug

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 11:44
Chase Bank settled a class action brought by crypto purchasers while a new report shows a flaw in time-locked bitcoin transactions.

Bitcoin Is a Big Opportunity for Investors in the Debt-Fueled Roaring Twenties

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 11:16
With interest rates for government debt near zero, or negative, the fixed income asset class has disappeared. The investment case for Bitcoin just gets stronger.

Alibaba Claims Patented Cross-Chain System Is Better Than Cosmos

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 11:00
The e-commerce firm says its new patent would improve upon current systems used by blockchains to communicate with one another.

Maker of Coldcard Bitcoin Wallet Rolls Out an Extra-Strength ‘USB Condom’

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 09:00
CoinKite, maker of the Coldcard hardware wallet, has introduced two accessories that underscore the near-paranoia required to safely hold bitcoin.

Ether Leads Bitcoin on Price as Investors Prepare for Staking Arrival

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 08:31
Bitcoin has put in a positive June performance in six out of the last eight years. But Ethereum is drawing new investors with the start of staking due this year.

First Mover: 0x’s ZRX Token Surged 67% in May to Become Month’s Top Performer

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 07:50
0x's ZRX token was May’s best performing crypto asset, beating bitcoin by a big margin.

Crypto Influencers Are Following the Beauty Playbook – Even if They Don’t Know It

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 06:00
Here's how influencer marketing drives the crypto industry – especially for product sales like hardware wallets and debit cards.