US investigators find the billion's worth of Bitcoin from the Silk Road hack in one of the largest seizures in history. Long prison sentence threatened. The US Department of Justice announced that in November last year it seized $3.36 billion worth of bitcoin stolen from the illegal darknet trading platform Silk Road. The 50,676 Bitcoin were … Continue reading $3 billion worth of bitcoin hidden in popcorn box
Mining bitcoin has never been harder, but that’s good news
The most popular cryptocurrency may have lost a lot of value in recent months and remain below the symbolic bar of 20,000 euros, but its difficulty has just increased to a record level. Bitcoin has never been harder to mine. Since October 23, 2022, the difficulty of bitcoin has been recalculated, and it has just reached a new record: … Continue reading Mining bitcoin has never been harder, but that’s good news
United States: a new rule could encourage companies to buy Bitcoin (BTC)
In the United States, the arrival of a new accounting rule concerning the valuation of Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies in the balance sheets of companies could encourage them to take an interest in our ecosystem. The book valuation of Bitcoin changes in the United States Last week, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced … Continue reading United States: a new rule could encourage companies to buy Bitcoin (BTC)
Mastercard wants to help banks offer cryptocurrency trading
Can the cryptocurrency industry grow without financial institutions? For Mastercard, these are essential to attract the curiosity of the general public. As a result, the American firm has teamed up with Paxos to help banks democratize cryptocurrencies to their customers. A new Mastercard initiative to democratize cryptocurrencies Mastercard, the 2nd bank card network in the world, continues to … Continue reading Mastercard wants to help banks offer cryptocurrency trading
$245M worth of Bitcoin just moved by a whale, where is the crypto going?
Has the death knell just sounded for Bitcoin? A big investor recently decided to move his investment into Bitcoin. The crypto suffers the brunt of a great fall forward and further loses the confidence of its holders. It must be said that BTC does not manage to go up the slope with a “Sentiment” still very negative towards it. … Continue reading $245M worth of Bitcoin just moved by a whale, where is the crypto going?
Cryptocurrency survey: 13% of Canadians own Bitcoin (BTC)
In a study published this week, the Bank of Canada shows the behavior of Canadian investors vis-à-vis Bitcoin (BTC). Thus, 89% of the country's citizens have already heard of it, while 13% have it in their wallets. According to a survey, 13% of Canadians own Bitcoin The Bank of Canada conducted a survey to understand the … Continue reading Cryptocurrency survey: 13% of Canadians own Bitcoin (BTC)
The whales are accumulating Bitcoin well: has the floor of the bear market been reached?
Even as the world of finance today finds itself dealing with not just central bank rate hikes but runaway inflation, everyone in the cryptocurrency industry was concerned. already on the impact that all these factors could have on Bitcoin. Since Bitcoin is the first cryptocurrency in the world, it is quite obvious that each movement in its value has … Continue reading The whales are accumulating Bitcoin well: has the floor of the bear market been reached?
The Central Bank of Namibia allows cryptocurrencies as a means of payment
A step towards the adoption of Bitcoin (BTC)? The Central Bank of Namibia recently clarified its positioning on cryptocurrencies. If these do not yet have the status of currencies, they are however considered as means of payment with merchants. Namibia takes a step towards cryptocurrencies At the end of September, the Central Bank of Namibia held an … Continue reading The Central Bank of Namibia allows cryptocurrencies as a means of payment
Fall of the pound sterling: Bitcoin (BTC) as a safe haven for the British?
The price of the British pound has recently collapsed, causing uncertainty for a large number of investors, and a number of them seem to have chosen Bitcoin (BTC) as a safe haven. On September 26 in particular, trading volumes on the GBP/BTC pair literally exploded. What does this mean, and will it happen on a larger scale? … Continue reading Fall of the pound sterling: Bitcoin (BTC) as a safe haven for the British?
Pound sterling: bitcoin as an emergency solution?
The British Pound (GBP), posted a plunge of historic proportions on Monday, hitting an all-time low on Monday as investors panicked over the Truss government's spending and tax cut plans, which risk hurting the Finances of the country. And the fact that the market, investors, and British citizens no longer trust the Pound is echoed … Continue reading Pound sterling: bitcoin as an emergency solution?