Blockchain Bites: BlockFi Hacked, Block.one Sued, BitMEX Down
A SIM swapping exploit revealed BlockFi customer names and addresses while BitMEX is hit with RICO accusations.
Ten years ago today someone spent 10,000 bitcoin on about $30 worth of pizza. Today, nations are redrafting crypto regulation and crypto firms report millions in revenues.
Yesterday 50 BTC moved from a long-dormant wallet. Today we look at a theory rethinking bitcoin's total supply.
With so much attention on institutional involvement in crypto asset markets, we overlook that they are already here through VC investments – less fast-paced, perhaps, but important to keep an eye on for what they reveal about cycles.
Big Tech firms outlined the dangers of letting the US fall behind in strategic blockchain initiatives while a former Coinbase lawyer is moving to a top government seat.
Bitcoin's mining "difficulty" just fell 6%, giving small-scale miners a reprieve. But this is only a small dip before an even steeper ascent.
Bitcoin's recent price rally and industry optimism contrast with the downbeat tone in the U.S. stock market. Even Visa's CEO says digital currencies could be "additive to the payments ecosystem."
Bitcoin is rallying again, and some analysts are taking a closer look at data extracted from the underlying blockchain for signals on whether cryptocurrency miners are buying or selling. Or if they're HODLing.