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Can Bitcoin Survive the Climate Change Revolution?

If ESG is becoming the new buzzword among impact-minded financial institutions, where does energy-intensive bitcoin fit in?

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 06:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Riot Blockchain Says Coronavirus Outbreak Might Hurt Crypto Mining Farms

Riot Blockchain's 10-K filing captures the fear COVID-19 is sowing in American companies.

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 05:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Singapore Crypto Exchange Eyes US Expansion After Registering With FinCEN

Singapore-based Bitget has registered with the U.S.

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bear Market Over? Charts on Bitcoin and ASX 200 Suggest Otherwise

U.S stocks are showing signs of life amid the recent $2 trillion stimulus package.

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 03:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Market Update: Uncertainty Remains Thick as Bears Claw Bitcoin Price Below $6K

[Market Update: Uncertainty Remains Thick as Bears Claw Bitcoin Price Below $6K]Bitcoin’s price has been dragging downward and on March 29, BTC’s fiat value slipped beneath the $6K zone.

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 01:50:21 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Latest Wallet Release Features Live Charts and Price Tracking

[Latest Wallet Release Features Live Charts and Price Tracking]This week, our developers rolled out the latest version of the lightning-fast, noncustodial Wallet.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:15:13 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Free from Tron: Steemit’s Blockchain Fork Hive Outperforms Steem Token Value

[Free from Tron: Steemit’s Blockchain Fork Hive Outperforms Steem Token Value]For weeks now, the cryptocurrency community has been fervently discussing the recent acquisition of the Steemit blockchain.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:05:40 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Porn Industry Thrives During Lockdown — These Sites Are Cryptocurrency-Friendly

[Porn Industry Thrives During Lockdown: These Sites Accept Cryptocurrencies]Porn sites have been experiencing increased traffic as the number of people under lockdown or quarantine rises due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:05:32 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Luxury Watchmaker Breitling Adds Its First Timepieces to a Blockchain

In a rare example of real-world business deployment, Breitling is registering watches on a blockchain to track their provenance from owner to owner.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:29:43 +0000 by CoinDesk

How MakerDAO’s Stablecoin Survived the Crash, Smart Contract Bugs and Full Decentralization

How do DeFi stablecoins actually work and what happened during the sudden, precipitous drop in crypto prices earlier this month?

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:16:15 +0000 by CoinDesk

In-Between Bitcoin Halvings: Analyst Proves Bitcoin’s Price Not Bound to 4-Year Cycles

[In-Between Bitcoin Halvings: Analyst Proves Bitcoins Price Not Bound to 4-Year Cycles]Crypto traders and analysts have always looked to the halvings for some kind of clues in order to predict the future price of bitcoin.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:02:56 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Telegram Ruling Closes Another Door to Legally-Compliant Token Sales

A recent ruling stopping Telegram from distributing its cryptocurrency creates new legal peril for public blockchains, argues lawyer Josh Lawler.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 13:48:33 +0000 by CoinDesk

Microsoft Patents New Cryptocurrency System Using Body Activity Data

[Microsoft Patents New Cryptocurrency System Using Body Activity Data]Microsoft has patented a cryptocurrency mining system that leverages human activities, including brain waves and body heat, when performing online tasks such as using search engines, chatbots, and reading ads.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:30:34 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Trader Survey Respondents Predict Bitcoin Price Will Surpass $22K in 2020

[400 Kraken Survey Respondents Predict Bitcoin Price Will Surpass $22K in 2020]San Francisco-based exchange Kraken conducted a poll that stems from the responses of 400 “VIP” cryptocurrency traders.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:45:17 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Trump Signs Largest Relief Bill in US History: When Will Americans Get Stimulus Checks

[Trump Signs Largest Bill in US History — When Will Americans Get Stimulus Checks]U.S.

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 17:05:57 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Disruption, Money and a World of Change, Feat. Niall Ferguson

CoinDesk's Michael Casey speaks with author, historian and Hoover Institution senior fellow Niall Ferguson about our disrupted world, inevitable crisis and what it could mean for money.

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 14:40:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

‘Bull Run May Not Come Immediately After Bitcoin Halving,’ Says Bitmain’s Jihan Wu

[Bull Run May Not Come Immediately After Bitcoin Halving, Says Bitmains Jihan Wu]Bitmain cofounder Jihan Wu’s recent interview discusses some of his predictions concerning the future of bitcoin, mining, the bitcoin halving, and the cryptoconomy.

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 14:01:43 +0000 by Bitcoin News

While Some Hoard Dollar Bills, Others Envision Germy Cash’s Quick Demise

Is a cash-based society sustainable in a pandemic?

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:30:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Splinter Cryptocurrency Hive Outperforms Justin Sun’s Steem After One Week Trading

It's been a week since the Hive blockchain broke off from Steem in protest.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 21:52:11 +0000 by CoinDesk

World Health Organization Teams With IBM, Oracle on Blockchain-Based Coronavirus Data Hub

Big names like IBM, Oracle and the World Health Organization (WHO) will use blockchain technology to track data relating to the coronavirus pandemic.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:50:28 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin and Ether Prices Stagnate as Traders Take Wait-and-See Approach

The March 12 crash is still fresh in crypto traders’ and fund managers’ minds, leaving some to think no trading decisions are the best decisions for now.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:31:01 +0000 by CoinDesk

Corporate Socialism to Dying for the Dow: 7 Themes That Defined the Week

As another unprecedented week winds down, @NLW breaks down unlimited QE, digital dollars, the last break of institutional trust and more.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 19:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Strange Days: S&P 500 Volatility Enters Bitcoin Territory

In a role reversal befitting these topsy-turvy times, Wall Street has recently seen more turbulence than the average for the top cryptocurrency.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:00:06 +0000 by CoinDesk

How a Flurry of ‘Digital Dollar’ Proposals Made It to Congress

Law professors who've long pushed for a digital dollar worked with Congress to bring the concept to a series of coronavirus relief bills earlier this week.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:30:30 +0000 by CoinDesk

Aspiring CME Director Wants Exchange to Mine Bitcoin and Issue Tokens

A nominee for a CME director position argued for tokenizing certain shares and building renewable energy sources which could also mine crypto.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:45:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

US County Extends Rule Making Bitcoin Mining Firms Invest in Renewable Energy

The newly extended rule that crypto mining farms must offset energy consumption with renewables might also be made permanent.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:00:56 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin News Roundup for March 27, 2020

A scam in the UK targets crypto while Venezuela's president is charged with money laundering.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Singapore Temporarily Exempts Crypto Firms, Including Coinbase, From New Licensing Regime

Cryptocurrency firms can continue operating but must apply for a license by summer under new rules

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:30:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitwise Looks to Retail Market for Its Crypto Index Fund

Bitwise is hoping to draw a retail market for its Bitwise 10 Index Fund, which it intends to list on a regulated alternative trading system later this year.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:30:00 +0000 by CoinDesk