Playing on Layer 2: Satoshi’s Games Brings Lightning to the Next Level

Playing on Layer 2: Satoshi’s Games Brings Lightning to the Next Level

Though Bitcoin’s second layer is mostly appreciated for its speed and scalability, it also helps enable some interesting smart contract functions. In this regard, the... Details
The Cost of Sound Money: New Tool Tracks Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption

The Cost of Sound Money: New Tool Tracks Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption

The University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School just released what might be the most statistically sound and feature-rich model on Bitcoin’s power consumption to date.... Details
At Bitcoin 2019, Scientists Cited in White Paper Weigh In on the Future

At Bitcoin 2019, Scientists Cited in White Paper Weigh In on the Future

While crypto fanatics have been buzzing with news about bitcoin price surges and Facebook’s introduction of its digital currency libra, the Bitcoin 2019 conference brought... Details
Karpeles Beats Embezzlement Charges in Mt Gox Ruling

Karpeles Beats Embezzlement Charges in Mt Gox Ruling

The Tokyo District Court has found Mark Karpeles, the former head of now-defunct Bitcoin exchange platform Mt. Gox, guilty of record tampering but innocent on... Details
Cboe Will Not Relist Bitcoin Futures Contracts for March

Cboe Will Not Relist Bitcoin Futures Contracts for March

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) announced that it will not list upcoming Cboe Bitcoin (“XBT”) futures contracts for trading in March 2019.The Cboe Futures... Details
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Could Three Times Be the Charm for This Resistance Level?

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Could Three Times Be the Charm for This Resistance Level?

Bitcoin remains in its tightly coiled range as the market continues its sideways trend for the third week in a row. While macro support has... Details
MIT Bitcoin: Legislators Discuss Regulation, Potential of Blockchain Tech

MIT Bitcoin: Legislators Discuss Regulation, Potential of Blockchain Tech

On March 9–10, 2019, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology hosted a two-day event, the MIT Bitcoin Expo 2019. Put together by the student-organized MIT Bitcoin... Details
CipherTrace Partners with Maltese Regulators to Manage Risk of Financial Crimes

CipherTrace Partners with Maltese Regulators to Manage Risk of Financial Crimes

CipherTrace, a blockchain analytics company, is partnering with the Republic of Malta’s sole financial regulatory agency to ensure that all crypto transactions within the country... Details
Samsung Galaxy S10 Wallet Supports Ether, CryptoKitties — But Not Bitcoin

Samsung Galaxy S10 Wallet Supports Ether, CryptoKitties — But Not Bitcoin

When leaked pictures of Samsung’s latest smartphone went viral, the crypto sphere lost its mind over a singular feature: a built-in cryptocurrency wallet.Samsung would quickly... Details
Proposed Texas Bill Would Require ID Verification for Crypto Use

Proposed Texas Bill Would Require ID Verification for Crypto Use

A bill proposed by the Texas legislature will require that all receivers of cryptocurrency in regular transactions verify the identity of the cryptocurrency sender before... Details