Bitcoin News

Just days ago, Bitcoin was trading at $9,800, just days away from decisively passing $10,000. Now, the cryptocurrency is trading at $9,200, having collapsed on the back of fears of Satoshi Nakamoto dumping his cryptocurrency. Bitcoin price chart from TradingView.com It’s a drop that has had some investors fearing the worst. Yesterday, for instance, Bitcoin
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The government of China’s Sichuan province moves to stamp out Bitcoin (BTC) mining activity, citing that growing cryptocurrency prices have led to the escalation of illegal activity under the guise of mining. Sichuan — 10% of the global hashrate According to estimates from Cambridge University, Sichuan is responsible for almost 10% of the global hashrate.
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Africans rank atop global cryptocurrency ownership rates, according to a new report by Arcade Research. South Africa ranks third globally with 13% of its internet users owning or using cryptocurrencies, while 11% of connected Nigerians own cryptocurrencies in the fifth-placed populous West African country. Uganda, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, and Ghana are listed in the
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Bitcoin funds stolen from the crypto exchange BitFinex in 2016 moved to an unknown address, reported transaction tracker Whale Alert. The said money transmission raised speculation of hackers dumping a portion of their 120,000 bitcoin steal after the cryptocurrency’s recent price rally. Hackers last moved part of the appropriated sum in June 2019 when bitcoin
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In a recent Cointelegraph interview, Charles Hoskinson elaborated on the crypto-native chip that IOHK is working at its blockchain lab at the University of Wyoming that may lead to many groundbreaking use cases, including a cash-like experience for cryptocurrency. Crypto-native microchip It all began when IOHK, the company charged with the development of Cardano (ADA),
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Since the market rout on March 12, otherwise known as ‘Black Thursday,’ bitcoin futures and options contracts have seen significant demand. On May 14, CME Group saw the total number of outstanding derivatives contracts (open interest) touch a high of $142 million. Four days later, CME broke records again. Data from the researchers at Skew.com
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Bitcoin has continued ranging sideways within the upper-$9,000 region following a series of rejections at $10,000 The ongoing bout of sideways trading may mark buyers’ attempt to generate increased trading activity from bulls Analysts are noting that Bitcoin is nearing the apex of a large ascending triangle The resolution of this pattern could be the
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In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, renowned cryptographer Jean-Jacques Quisquater discusses building the internet’s first blockchain in the 1990s and being cited in the Bitcoin Whitepaper. In 1989, Quisquater began working on transitioning media from analog to digital systems for Philips Research Lab in Brussels, where he had been working for 19 years. “The goal
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