Bitcoin

On the first anniversary of the launch of Stacks blockchain (STX), which seeks to make Bitcoin (BTC) programmable, the network achieved over 350 million monthly API requests, 40,000 Hiro (development tool for Stacks to build applications on Bitcoin) wallet downloads, and 2,500 Clarity smart contracts. According to a report by Electric Capital, a venture capital
Bitcoin (BTC) formed a trading pattern on Jan. 8 that is widely watched by traditional chartists for its ability to anticipate further losses. In detail, the cryptocurrency’s 50-day exponential moving average (50-day EMA) fell below its 200-day exponential moving average (200-day EMA), forming a so-called “death cross.” The pattern appeared as Bitcoin underwent a rough
U.K. police have revealed how much cryptocurrency they have seized in the past five years in response to Freedom of Information requests. The London Metropolitan Police seized more bitcoins than other police boroughs. UK Police Reveal Information About Seized Crypto Twelve of the U.K.’s 43 police forces have seized cryptocurrency worth approximately £322 million ($435
A renowned economist who is a member of India’s Monetary Policy Committee says that a total cryptocurrency ban is difficult to implement and “would only increase illegal activities and participation in the darknet.” She believes that crypto assets should be regulated. Monetary Policy Committee Member Says a Complete Crypto Ban Is Difficult to Implement Ashima
Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has shared his cryptocurrency investment strategy and which coins he owns. He also discussed crypto market bubbles, diversification, regulation, and why he thinks non-fungible tokens (NFTs) will be bigger than bitcoin. Kevin O’Leary Discusses His Crypto Investments, Market Bubbles, and NFTs Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary discussed
Blueprint Capital Advisors CEO Jacob Walthour says it’s a mistake to ignore crypto as an asset class. He also predicts that crypto will outperform equities in the foreseeable future. Investment Adviser Expects Crypto to Outperform Equities Jacob Walthour, CEO and co-founder of Blueprint Capital Advisors, discussed his outlook for the crypto and equity markets in
Cryptocurrency malware has been found in a torrent download of the new Marvel movie Spider-Man: No Way Home, a cybersecurity firm has warned. “This [crypto] miner adds exclusions to Windows Defender, creates persistence, and spawns a watchdog process to maintain its activity,” the firm explained. Beware When Downloading Spider-Man: No Way Home Movie From a
According to the CEO of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, the social media application is looking into non-fungible token (NFT) technology. During an ask-me-anything (AMA) session on Instagram, Mosseri said that the company wants to make NFTs “more accessible to a wider audience.” Instagram CEO: ‘We Are Definitely Actively Exploring NFTs’ Following the firm’s parent company Facebook
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