Top 4 Privacy Features That Will Boost Bitcoin Fungibility

Bitcoin privacy is expected to improve with a few key proposals that are currently being worked on by Core developers. Let’s take a look at the most interesting ones.  Privacy Means Better Bitcoin Fungibility For the vast majority of Bitcoiners, major forks aside, Bitcoin seems fairly solid and unchanging. But it is actually in a …

Bitcoin Isn’t Cypherpunk, Craig Wright Rants in Attack on Julian Assange

By CCN: The man who claims to be Bitcoin’s inventor wants to rewrite history by erasing the cryptocurrency’s cypherpunk past. Writing in yet another blistering blog post, Craig Wright claimed he left the cypherpunk movement in the 1990s after growing tired of the antics of Julian Assange. Craig Wright: I Couldn’t Stand Julian Assange Despite …

Why This Investment Firm is Going Long on Ethereum, Bullish Prospect

Investment management firm DARMA Capital is going long on Ethereum. Formed in 2017, the company manages $100 million worth of digital assets under its Ether Optimized Long fund for accredited investors and institutional clients. They are a CFTC regulated firm, with National Futures Association membership. Having headhunted ConsenSys co-founder Andrew Keys, the firm is set …

Bitcoin a Good Be if Trade Tension Persists, Admits Wall Street Skeptic

By CCN: The frequently volatile stock market provides rare hideouts for investors but one of them could be bitcoin, according to Mr. Peter Boockvar of Bleakley Advisory Group. The chief investment officer said this week that a sharp rise in bitcoin price indicated that investors were unsure about the Federal Reserve’s stance on interest rate …

Diamond-Backed StableCoin CEO Talks Blockchain For Storing Value

Bitcoinist spoke with Jeremy Dahan, founder and CEO of diamDexx, a diamond-backed stablecoin that promises to make cryptocurrencies more practical for everyday use. In the decade since the 2008 financial crisis, the monetary system has changed tremendously. Once unshakable pillars of the industry no longer exist, and new financial instruments, like digital currencies, have become …

Bitcoin Mining Is Shockingly Mostly Powered by Green Energy

By CCN: Contrary to popular opinion, it appears that Bitcoin mining might not be as bad for the environment as people think. In a highly detailed report, CoinShares research reveals that 74% of mining activity runs on renewable energy. “We show that Bitcoin mining is mainly located in global regions where there are ample supplies …

Facebook Sued By Dutch Media Tycoon Over Scam Bitcoin Ads

Facebook is being sued by Dutch media tycoon, John de Mol, for posting fraudulent Bitcoin ads that listed him as an investor.  Billionaire Claims Facebook Turns a Blind Eye to Scams On Wednesday, Reuters reported that John de Mol, the billionaire businessman behind the popular reality TV show ‘ Big Brother’ was suing Facebook for …

Slush Pool Operator Braiins Set to Rollout Upgrades

Braiins, a cryptocurrency mining pool operator based in Prague, is rebranding its company’s operation and bringing all of its products under a single umbrella. Updates Are Coming Braiins is the company behind Slush Pool, the original cryptocurrency mining pool with a hash rate of 5.32 Eh/s, per its website. After operating in the mining sector …