How to Check the Bitcoin Price, Hashrate, Data – The 21 Best Monitoring Sites
As bitcoin grows in popularity and recognition worldwide, resources dedicated to providing in-depth and diverse stats on all things crypto have exploded onto the scene and continue to proliferate rapidly. This post lays out 17 of the best sites, and ... read more.
How to Find Your Nearest Bitcoin ATM
Cryptocurrency markets have experienced a few intensive weeks since the start of the year that took prices to 2020 highs in mid-February. The overall bullish sentiment is attracting more interest towards the crypto space. There are many ways to get ... read more.
Understanding Defi Flash Loans: Complex Attacks, Inflation and Composable Systems
Two recent flash loans on the defi platform Bzx have started a fierce debate about the subject of using uncollateralized loans in a quick trade. Essentially these flash loans are providing people with the ability to borrow crypto without relinquishing ... read more.
IOTA Network Down for 11 Days - Devs Claim Mainnet Will Be Operational Next Month
The IOTA network has been down for approximately 11 days and the IOTA Foundation doesn't expect the mainnet to be reactivated until March 2. On February 14, our newsdesk reported on the beginnings of the IOTA outage, when the network ... read more.
Cryptocurrency Explained on the Latest Episode of The Simpsons
Could this be a sign that the mainstream media is warming up to bitcoin again like they did before the 2017 rally? The Simpsons featured an almost two-minute segment explaining how cryptocurrency and blockchain work with the actor who played ... read more.
Wells Fargo Fined $3 Billion for 15 Years of Illegal Practices Affecting Millions of Customers
Wells Fargo, one of the largest U.S. financial services companies, has agreed to pay $3 billion to resolve the U.S. government's investigations into fraudulent sales practices spanning over 15 years. The Wells Fargo fraud case involved the company forging customer ... read more.
No Backdoor on Human Rights: Why Encryption Cannot Be Compromised
In April 2019, the UK issued an Online Harms White Paper to announce its campaign to rein in "harmful speech" on social media sites such as Facebook and TikTok. The public consultation period has ended and a full consultation response ... read more.
How the IRS Audits Cryptocurrency Tax Returns - Filing Expert Shares Example, Insights on AML Focus
Tax season is one of the most dreaded times of the year for many, and when the added confusion of filing crypto returns is thrown into to the mix, things can get even stickier. News.Bitcoin.com recently talked with Clinton Donnelly ... read more.
Bitcoin Halving Will Drop Inflation Rate Lower Than Central Banks' 2% Target Reference
When Satoshi Nakamoto invented Bitcoin, the creator designed the protocol to be an inflationary currency, one that is predictable as bitcoin’s inflation always decreases every four years. Today, 77 days before the reward halving, BTC’s inflation rate is around 3.6% ... read more.
Warren Buffett Slates Bitcoin, Denies Owning Crypto Gifted by Justin Sun
“I don’t have any bitcoin. I don’t own any cryptocurrency, I never will … You can’t do anything with it except sell it to somebody else.” So claimed Warren Buffet in an interview this week on CNBC. Over the course ... read more.
US Develops Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program Targeting P2P Sites, Forums, Darknet Markets
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has revealed a cryptocurrency intelligence program aimed at identifying unlicensed crypto businesses using P2P sites, online forums, and darknet markets. These areas have consistently presented "a significant challenge to law enforcement" and the Financial ... read more.
How to Anonymously Buy Bitcoin Online and in Person
Buying bitcoin is a bit like buying contraception: it’s a basic human right, you should be entitled to do so privately, and it’s nobody’s business what you plan to do with it. Whether you’re buying bitcoin to set aside for ... read more.
Bitcoin History Part 24: Celebrating the First Halving in 2012
As the third Bitcoin halvening approaches, a handful of OGs will wistfully recall the first such event, which occurred in November 2012. Back then, following the completion of block 210,000, the mining reward halved from 50 to 25 BTC. To ... read more.
CoinDeal Launches Crypto Debit Card With Great Benefits
The cryptocurrency exchange founders with years of experience in finance, Blockchain, and crypto industry, have prepared a pre-order of a CoinDeal debit card. Now, cryptocurrency payments will be easier than ever, at any time and place. If you want to ... read more.
Wielding the Tools of Liberty: Exploring Wendy McElroy's Latest Book 'The Satoshi Revolution'
When Satoshi Nakamoto launched the Bitcoin network, not only was the protocol a breakthrough in computer science, but it transformed the way society perceives money, economics, and freedom. “The Satoshi Revolution” written by Wendy McElroy delves into the transformative technology ... read more.
How to Hide Your Bitcoin - Opsec, Anonymity, Cold Storage, Brainwallet, Dexes and Non-Custodials
In an era of increasing economic uncertainty, surveillance, specialized cybercrime and hacking, knowing how to hide bitcoin safely has become a paramount concern for crypto holders. Whether it's by way of taking wise opsec measures, utilizing noncustodial tools, leveraging a ... read more.
China Adopts Security Standards for Blockchain Applications in the Financial Sector
Keeping the focus on blockchain development, banking authorities in China have issued a set of rules pertaining to the secure application of crypto-related technologies in the financial sphere. The new standards, the first of this kind, are to guide the ... read more.
Flipstarter Reveals Eatbch and BCH Development Funding Goals – Blog Post Receives $2k in Tips
On Sunday, developers of the Flipstarter.cash project announced the start of private testing for the platform's BCH assurance contracts and the team also revealed the first two funding projects. One of the first funding goals will be raising bitcoin cash ... read more.