Ether sharesGenesis Capital saw the share of bitcoin in its loan portfolio drop as the share of ether loans increased to 12.4% of its total loan book this quarter.
The Economist gives an introduction to bitcoin by comparing it to a posh London club known primarily for turning away Mick Jagger at the door.
A margin change in FTX's TRUMP future's contract indicates traders are factoring in President Donald Trump's diminishing chances of reelection come Nov. 3.OKEx, still paralyzed by founder's arrest, details plans for a bitcoin cash hard fork.
Hashrate & feesThe average price of a transaction on the Bitcoin blockchain is now 0.00086764 BTC, the highest since June 2018.
Happy birthday, BitcoinTomorrow marks the 12th anniversary of Bitcoin's white paper.
In the intervening years, Bitcoin has been called many things: a scam, a Ponzi scheme, dead on arrival, a joke, a tool for criminals, rat poisoned squared, a currency for geeks - and did we mention dead?
While pundits are wont to predict Bitcoin's death, the simple ledger has remained and has even breathed new life into how societies think about money, financial access and the nebulous concept of "Trust."
Yesterday, The Economist published an ode to Bitcoin saying, "Even people who are hostile to Bitcoin will concede that its technology is fiendishly clever. It is essentially a way of accounting for who has spent what. Instead of a central exchange to keep score, and to verify payments and receipts, it uses an electronic ledger that is distributed across the entire system of bitcoin users."
Wishing Bitcoin a happy birthday, cybersecurity firm Halborn produced a video with a number of celebrities wishing it well.
In a cameo appearance, Wu-Tang Clan's RZA said, "Ya know Bitcoin was created by the anonymous Satoshi Nakamoto doin his thang. I wanna say one thing about this - If you don't know about it, you better know about it, because yo at the end of the day scientists can create something, son, but the value on everything is what we put on it. The Bitcoin revolution has started."
Blockchain Bites: Ripple's MoneyGram Pump, OKEx's Bitcoin Cash Plan, Bitcoin's Birthday
Published on Oct 30, 2020
by Coindesk | Published on Coinage
Another mainstream company is seeking approval to invest in crypto
Anthony Scaramucci's investment firm, SkyBridge, seeks approval from the SEC to invest in crypto.
COVID-19 popularized decentralization, but blockchain may not catch on
On Nov. 9, drugmaker Pfizer announced that its COVID-19 vaccine is 90-plus percent effective, and even though it may be premature to proclaim the pandemic's end - as the virus continues to rage in the United States and Europe - once can at least speculate: Where will blockchain adoption stand when the crisis abates?
Bitcoin hits new 2020 high at $16.7K -Traders expect bigger breakout
The price of Bitcoin hit a new yearly high at $16,717 on Binance.
The next big crypto market could be fantasy sports, says Messari
As "Digitally native" ecosystems like esports continue to synergize with blockchain technology, industries like fantasy sports could be primed for mass adoption, says digital research firm Messari.