8 Tips for Getting the Most out of Crypto Telegram
For news, gossip, FUD, FOMO, charts, bots, and project updates, crypto Telegram is where it’s at. The beating heart of the crypto community resides in Pavel Durov’s encrypted messenger application. Accessing Telegram is easy, but optimizing your experience to get ... read more.
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.
Brave Challenges Google’s Advertising Power Before the UK Competition Watchdog
The company behind the privacy-oriented browser Brave has set out to convince regulators in the U.K. to end Google’s advertising monopoly in the digital space. In a filing with the country’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Brave puts forward recommendations ... read more.
Get Ready for the Bitcoin Halving – Here Are 9 Countdown Clocks You Can Monitor
The anticipation for the block reward halving for BTC, BCH, and BSV has been building. All three cryptocurrencies will see rewards halved from 12.5 to 6.25 coins throughout the months of April and May. The following is a comprehensive list ... read more.
Chinese Government-Backed Institute Releases New Ranking of 37 Crypto Projects
China's Center for Information and Industry Development has published its latest crypto project ranking — the first this year. A total of 37 crypto projects, two more than in the previous ranking, were evaluated and ranked overall this month as ... read more.
Major HSBC Layoffs: 35,000 Job Cuts and Massive Restructuring Announced
Banking giant HSBC has unveiled a major restructuring plan that includes 35,000 job cuts. The move came as the bank's net profit plunged 53% last year. HSBC is also slashing $100 billion in assets and closing many branches. "This represents ... 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.
$30M Bitcoin Cash 'SIM Hack' Sparks Wild Crypto Tales With Vague Sources
On February 21, the crypto Twitter commentator Dovey Wan published a series of tweets about an alleged SIM card hack that purportedly saw the loss of $30 million in bitcoin cash. The story stemmed from a Reddit post that’s now ... 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.
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.
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.
Shopify Joins Libra While Quitter Vodafone Advertises Bitcoin on Facebook
Facebook’s coin project, Libra, continues to draw attention despite setbacks, including a shrinking pool of backers and a growing number of worried regulators. But now with JP Morgan seeing potential for the social network’s cryptocurrency and e-commerce giant Shopify joining ... read more.