Bitcoin Businesses on the Mend: Report Shows 57% of Crypto Execs Expect the Industry to Accelerate, Companies Are Hiring

Bitcoin Businesses on the Mend: Report Shows 57% of Crypto Execs Expect Industry to Accelerate, Companies Are HiringDigital Currency Group (DCG) recently published the firm’s “State of Crypto 2020” report which polls more than 150 portfolio crypto companies. According to the study, 75% of the respondents believe the value of their business has grown this year, while 50% of the startups have seen outperforming start-of-year projections. The state of the cryptocurrency industry […]

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Monetary Stability: The IMF and Fed Chair Jerome Powell Discuss Digital Currency Implications

Monetary Stability: The IMF and Fed Chair Jerome Powell Discuss Digital Currency ImplicationsOn Monday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report on crypto assets like central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and global stablecoins (GSCs). Moreover, the IMF also hosted a virtual panel that discussed digital currencies and cross-border payments with the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. The Fed Chair says as far as a U.S.-issued CBDC […]

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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 YearsAnother 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 'Sleeping Bitcoins' Move: 21 Block Rewards from 2010 Spent After a Decade of SlumberOn 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 were spent […]

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Hit Record Producer Murda Beatz Tells Fans He Purchased Bitcoin

Hit Record Producer Murda Beatz Tells Fans He Purchased BitcoinAnother 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 […]

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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 

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) blockchain Both tokens will be introduced with BTC and USDT trading pairs, […]

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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 […]

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