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 …

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 …

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 …

China Dominates Stablecoin Crypto Appetite with Over 50% of Trading

By CCN: Chinese trading and stablecoin volume account for over half of the transactions sent and received by known parties, in the entire world, according to the latest issue of Diar. China Dominates Global Tether, Crypto Trading Trends Previous research showed certain Western countries far in the lead as far as Bitcoin exchange transaction volume. …

Bittrex Joins the IEO Train with STP Offering for Tokenizing Any Asset

By CCN: Bittrex now officially joins the IEO race with an announcement that it will be hosting the initial offering of something called Standard Tokenization Protocol, or STP. Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs) are fundraising events similar to an ICO but they are administered by an exchange. STP Looks to Tokenize Any Asset, Blockchain All Things …

Infamous Mt. Gox Villain Mark Karpeles Launches New Blockchain Venture

By CCN: Mark Karpeles, disgraced CEO of the infamous Mt. Gox crypto exchange, has revealed new plans in the blockchain space. According to Associated Press, he will launch a new venture with a view to making Japan a “global leader in blockchain.” Karpeles was found guilty for manipulating data at Mt. Gox and handed a …

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Slams Bitcoin SV: ‘Obviously a Complete Scam’

By CCN: Ethereum wunderkind Vitalik Buterin maintained his hardline stance on Bitcoin SV in a recent interview, calling Craig Wright’s cryptocurrency a “complete scam.” Speaking with YouTuber Hardcore Crypto, Buterin left little room for interpretation regarding his thoughts on BSV. The Ethereum co-founder also gave his thoughts on decentralized exchanges and the worryingly centralized accumulation …