Bitcoin Halving

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Rafael Cordón: Safeguarding Elections With Bitcoin

Software engineer Rafael Cordón’s Simple Proof system helped prevent fraud in Guatemala’s most recent presidential election. Can this technology be used to insure against ele...

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Halving Impact and Macro Shifts Create Tailwinds for Bitcoin

Despite the drop in bitcoin’s price since April’s halving, there are still plenty of reasons to be bullish about BTC and crypto, says Paul Marino, Chief Revenue Officer at Gra...

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Bitcoin Mining Pool ViaBTC Sells 'Epic' First Post-Halving Sat for $2.13M

The pool mined the first block after last week's halving, winning an "epic" sat in the process.

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Bitcoin's Post-Halving Demand to Be 5x Greater Than Supply, Bitfinex Estimates

The new BTC supply added to the market could drop to $30 million per day, according to Bitfinex.

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Bitcoin Miners Have Raked in Abnormal Transaction Fees Since Halving: Bernstein

The spike in network fees was driven by speculative activity to mint new meme tokens following the launch of the Runes protocol, the report said.

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Bitcoin Miners May Shift Focus to AI After Halving, CoinShares Says

Miners will be faced with substantial cost increases as a result of the halving, with electricity and bitcoin production costs almost doubling, the report said.

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Bitcoin Transaction Fees Come Crashing Down Post Halving

After the halving, fees spiked to $146 for a medium-priority transaction and $170 for a high-priority transaction.

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Bitcoin Miners Reap Windfall as 'Runes' Debut Sends Transaction Fees to Record Highs

The Bitcoin "halving" was supposed to dramatically chop revenue of bitcoin mining companies. Instead, the simultaneous launch of Casey Rodarmor's Runes protocol has ignited a...

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Bitcoin Rally Holds Around $63,700 Following 4th Block Reward Halving

Bitcoin had slumped to as low as $59,685 on Friday morning, then rebounded heading into the event.

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The Bitcoin Halving Is Here, and With It a Giant Surge in Transaction Fees

The launch of Casey Rodarmor's new Runes protocol sent fees surging as users rushed to etch new digital tokens that can be launched atop the Bitcoin blockchain.

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Bitcoin Whales Bought $1.2B BTC Amid the Price Dip, Fueling the Quick Rebound

IntoTheBlock data shows that the largest bitcoin investors added nearly 20,000 BTC to their holdings as the top crypto briefly buckled below $60,000 on fears of military escal...

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LedgerX Unveils Betting Market for 2020's Bitcoin Block Reward Halving

The bitcoin block reward will be cut in half next year – and soon, market watchers can place bets on exactly when the subsidy halving will happen.

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Looking for a Halving Payday? Quick Wins in Investing Are Rare

Miracle returns in investing seldom materialize. Beware excessive expectations for the bitcoin halving.

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Most Bitcoin Buyers Are in the Money Ahead of the Halving, Data Suggests

Nearly 85% — or 25.79 million — of addresses holding bitcoin are now “in-the-money.”

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Bitcoin Drops Below $27K as Investors Continue to Weigh Debt Ceiling Talks, Regulatory Actions

Early morning gains for the crypto were quickly erased in Thursday afternoon trading.

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Bitcoin's Halving Is Nothing Like Quantitative Tightening

The halving could both increase the rate at which bitcoin’s price rises and bring forward the point at which it crashes, says our columnist.

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Litecoin Undergoes Third 'Halving,' in Milestone for 12-Year-Old Blockchain

The blockchain's "halving," where the pace of new issuance of cryptocurrency gets cut in half every four years, took place Wednesday, when it reached transaction block 2,520,0...

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Litecoin ‘Halving,’ Set for Wednesday, Should Harden Supply of ‘Digital Silver’

The quadrennial "halving" on the Litecoin blockchain, set for Wednesday, means that the pace of new issuance of units of the LTC cryptocurrency will be cut in half. The dynami...

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