Report: Indian Government Panel Submits Crypto Recommendations

Regulation The Indian government panel appointed to recommend cryptocurrency measures has reportedly submitted its report to the country’s finance minister, suggesting a new legal framework for cryptocurrencies. The actual content of the report has yet to be announced publicly. Industry participants weigh in on speculation about the report’s content. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto […]

The consequences of being antagonistic : btc

I am perhaps not the best person to write about the consequences of antagonism, but even I cannot escape some interesting observations. BSV proponents (chief among them CSW and Calvin) have the habit of being antagonistic to everybody. To pick one example, Watch us double spend and reorg exchanges — CSW about exchanges that don’t […]

Bitcoin History Part 3: Turning on the Faucet

Featured With no exchanges, P2P marketplaces, or escrow services in Bitcoin’s earliest days, acquiring coins wasn’t easy. You either mined them or begged someone on the Bitcointalk forum to sell to you OTC. Then, along came a developer called Gavin Andresen who created a faucet that allowed anyone to claim free BTC. Also read: Bitcoin […]

Announcing Bitcoin Cash Support : btc

“Fellow Moonwalkers, We are thrilled to announce support for Bitcoin Cash trading and custody on Gemini. Beginning Saturday, December 8th at 9:30am ET you will be able to deposit Bitcoin Cash into your Gemini account. Trading will begin on Monday, December 10th at 1pm ET. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is the fifth digital asset available on […]

Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling Prices

News The price of bitcoin core (BTC) has dropped considerably over the past few months, significantly affecting individuals and organizations that mine the cryptocurrency. According to recent reports, many miners in China are now short selling bitcoins to hedge against falling digital asset prices. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Are Still Blood Red Some Chinese Miners […]

Dumping Drives Record Volume Spikes Across Latin America and Asia

Markets and Prices The heavy selling pressure that has dominated the cryptocurrency markets in recent weeks has coincided with a surge in peer-to-peer (P2P) trade volume across the Localbitcoins markets in Asia and South America. Globally, higher trade activity over the past two weeks has also driven the strongest volume since September 2017, with roughly […]

Why is nobody looking at the obvious cause of the price drops: RIP TETHER

Looking at the Tether Omni Explorer (https://omniexplorer.info/address/1LAnF8h3qMGx3TSwNUHVneBZUEpwE4gu3D) I note that the last Tether tokens were issued on November 9th. BTC price started falling that day, and plummeted 5 days later and has yet to recover. Another 5 days passed before the US Justice Department announced their criminal probe of Bitfinex and Tether. Meaning that Tether […]