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.
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.
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.
The Bull and Bear Case for Investing in the Top 20 Cryptocurrencies
Should you buy bitcoin or bitcoin cash? Does tezos have further room to grow? Is monero a long-term hold? There are no absolute answers to these questions and no crystal ball to determine which crypto will pull a 5x before ... read more.
Raising $100K for Cashfusion’s Security Audit, Bitcoin.com Matches Donations to Improve BCH Privacy
Bitcoin.com is a proponent of privacy and we have been monitoring Bitcoin Cash projects like Cashshuffle and Cashfusion closely. Last March, Cashshuffle was officially released after a security audit from Kudelski Security, and since then millions of dollars worth of ... read more.
Bitcoin in INR: Binance, Wazirx, Cashaa, Zebpay Announce New Offers for India
Several cryptocurrency exchanges in India have recently stepped up their offerings as they wait for the supreme court's decision on the RBI ban. Binance and Wazirx have made some improvements to their platforms, Cashaa is waving some fees, and Zebpay ... read more.
Coinbase Wallet Adds Support for Short and 'Human-Friendly' Cryptocurrency Addresses
One of the scariest features of transacting with cryptocurrency, for many new users, is correctly inputting the long hexadecimal addresses involved. Various individual projects and larger collaborations have tried to tackle this anxiety-inducing issue in different ways, so that bitcoin ... read more.