Cryptocurrency markets are well-known for their volatility, where large price swings help investors create or lose fortunes. Yet there are often periods of relative stability where the tight price action bores some while being an opportunity for others. Since the beginning of the year, Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has soared by over 60%, climbing from around
Top Stories This Week Dogecoin investors accuse Elon Musk of insider trading in amended class-action lawsuit A group of Dogecoin investors has requested leave to amend a class-action lawsuit against tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, alleging he is responsible for insider trading of DOGE and asserting the token is a security under U.S. Securities and Exchange
Bitcoin (BTC) “consolidation” could end by July, new research predicts as optimism over a BTC price breakout returns. In its latest market update on June 2, trading firm QCP Capital revealed a bullish bias on both Bitcoin and largest altcoin Ether (ETH). QCP Capital: Bitcoin consolidation “played out perfectly” Bitcoin price has been ranging between
The European crypto scene has gained significant traction over the past few years, with a surge in the interest in and adoption of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. While the crypto industry is often associated with decentralization, innovation and financial freedom, it is not immune to various political ideologies and influences, and right-wing movements are no
The Bitcoin network is home to a variety of data that can offer investors, academics and fans useful insights. However, those without significant IT abilities might find it difficult to obtain this data. The good news is that anyone may explore Bitcoin network data without having substantial technical knowledge thanks to the user-friendly tools, platforms
Global search interest for the term “AI” has reached a new all-time high on Google, though it’s yet to hold a candle to peak Bitcoin (BTC) mania in 2017, data has revealed. Artificial intelligence has dominated headlines over the past few months, with some suggesting that it’s the latest “tech fad” after crypto and the
Despite a 44% decline in Bitcoin (BTC) mining profitability over the last year, some Bitcoin mining companies have continued to build and increase production, according to recent announcements. On June 1, American Bitcoin mining firm CleanSpark announced that it had purchased 12,500 brand-new Antminer S19 XP units for $40.5 million. The deal worked out at
A team of researchers from universities in Australia and the United States, working in collaboration with quantum technology company BTQ, recently published research proposing a novel proof-of-work (PoW) scheme for blockchain consensus that relies on quantum computing techniques to validate consensus. Our new paper on using NISQ-era quantum sampling problems in proof-of-work blockchain consensus algorithms.
As the summer season arrives, an unexpected heatwave is gripping financial markets. This heat is coming in the form of the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY), which has been on a remarkable uptrend since late April, reaching levels unseen since early March’s banking crisis when the dollar wrecking ball wreaked havoc on asset prices. This surge
Most crypto investors probably aren’t thinking about divorce or what will happen to their digital assets in the event of separation, but lawyers say it’s becoming a very common scenario as more people hold crypto assets. Last year, market research firm GWI suggested that as much as 10.2% of global internet users aged 16 to
Bitcoin (BTC) returned to a key focal point on June 1 as the monthly close delivered disappointment. BTC/USD 1-day candle chart on Bitstamp. Source: TradingView BTC price “fills” latest CME futures gap Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed a lackluster end to May for BTC/USD, which slid below $27,000. The pair erased its
Satoshi Nakamoto may have effectively disappeared over 12 years ago, but two artificial Intelligence dabblers are seeking to revive the ability to chat with the famed Bitcoin (BTC) creator. On May 31, Bitcoin FilmFest co-organizer Pierre Corbin and the chatbot’s co-developer Hugo Ferrer — released “Talk2Satoshi” — an AI chatbot that aims to answer questions
Blackrock CEO Laurence Fink believes the recent “drama” around the United States debt ceiling has deteriorated global trust in the U.S. dollar, something that other analysts predict could provide some tailwinds for Bitcoin (BTC). Fink’s comments come as U.S. lawmakers passed a highly-anticipated bill to lift the $31.4 trillion debt ceiling on June 1. The U.S.
Since January, there have been over 10 million inscriptions on the largest blockchain in the world, and this number continues to grow exponentially. To provide some context, the Ordinals Protocol allows for the ordered identification of satoshis, the smallest subdivision of a Bitcoin (BTC), enabling each of them to have an individual identity. From that
Bitcoin (BTC) is in a “transition,” which should pave the way to the next bull market top, new research has concluded. In the latest edition of its weekly newsletter, “The Week On-Chain,” analytics firm Glassnode unveiled its latest tool for tracking Bitcoin’s resurgence. Bitcoin hodlers in “transition” After the 2022 bear market and signs of
Cuba Bitcoin hosted the meetup at the Bitcoin-friendly bar and restaurant Pazillo. Cuba Bitcoin is a lively group of Bitcoin advocates and activists whose discussions on Telegram between anonymous social media accounts that hide people’s identities, had yet to make it into the real world. The Cuba Bitcoin community complete with emojis to hide faces.
Dr. Saifedean Ammous, the author of the explanatory book about Bitcoin (BTC), The Bitcoin Standard, has been appointed the Economic Advisor to the National Bitcoin Office of El Salvador. On May 30, the Office announced that the Austrian economist had joined the team as its advisor for matters related to various economic policies. Dr. Ammous’
A team of researchers from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg recently published a paper detailing methods investigators and courts can use to determine the validity of deanonymized data on the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. The team’s preprint paper, “Argumentation Schemes for Blockchain Deanonymization,” lays out a blueprint for conducting, verifying and presenting investigations into crimes involving cryptocurrency transactions. While the
After a long period of unusually low volatility, Bitcoin’s next major price move is likely imminent and could drive BTC to $32,000, according to James Check, the lead on-chain analyst at Glassnode. That price level is where Bitcoin’s “true cost basis is sitting,” Check explained in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph. To calculate Bitcoin’s average
Bitcoin (BTC) fell into the May 30 Wall Street open as the return of United States equities failed to boost performance. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart on Bitstamp. Source: TradingView Bitcoin pauses into monthly close Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD heading to $27,700, having briefly spiked above the $28,000 mark. The pair
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