Jackson, Tennessee, in ‘Prime Position’ to Be a Bitcoin Leader, Says Mayor
Mayor Scott Conger told CoinDesk that the city is exploring paying its employees in bitcoin and adding bitcoin mining to its balance sheet.
The move by an ever-regulated Coinbase could be read as vindication for Tether, long criticized as less-than-forthright about its financials.
Just as technical charts suggested a weakening trend, with altcoins rallying, bitcoin slides toward $50,000.
The Ethereum blockchain is busier than ever, but its high fees help Binance Smart Chain maintain the lead.
What’s essential is situating bitcoin mining and energy in a larger context.
Derivatives are to remain at "the heart" of BitMEX's business, however.
The move is largely procedural and does not settle any questions around the origin of the Bitcoin white paper.
In this week’s episode of "Community Crypto," Isaiah Jackson continues exploring the intersection of crypto and professional sports. Former Buffalo Bills quarterback and crypto investor Matt Barkley discusses his introduction to cryptocurrencies, unique contract request to get paid in bitcoin, and consultancy with Voyager. Plus, the dos and don’ts of crypto trading.
Bitcoin dominance drops below 50%, but institutional investors are still pouring money into bitcoin funds. A check on bitcoin markets plus Noelle Acheson highlights CoinDesk's Earth Day report on bitcoin and the environment. Also, EXMO COO Sergey Zhdanov with an update on the EXMO exchange and crypto markets in Europe.
"The Hash" panel tackles today's hot topics: crypto's energy impact on the environment debate rages on Earth Day 2021, Binance stock tokens for Tesla and Coinbase could be attracting regulatory trouble, a CEO of a Turkish crypto exchange goes missing along with user funds plus, MakerDAO brings real estate to DeFi.
"First Mover" with markets analysis as Ether breaks another record. Steven McClurg of Valkyrie Investments joins the markets discussion. Voyager Digital CEO Steve Ehrlich on his company's fast growth and customer service questions. Also, in honor of Earth Day, Jesse Phillips of Binance Mining Pool explains how crypto mining practices can be more environmentally friendly.