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14 years ago on Jan. 3, 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto launched the Bitcoin network and block zero at approximately 1:15 p.m. (ET) on a Saturday afternoon. Satoshi’s technology allows “online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution.” Since Bitcoin was born itContinue Reading

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After transitioning from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS), the Ethereum community saw the launch of two new PoW Ethereum forks: ethereumpow and ethereumfair. In the past four months, the value of both coins has dropped by 94.8% to 98.4% in U.S. dollars. PoW Ethereum Forks Ethereumpow and Ethereumfair Suffer SignificantContinue Reading

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Cameron Winklevoss, co-founder of the cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, published an open letter to Digital Currency Group (DCG) CEO Barry Silbert on Jan. 2, 2022, stating that it had been 47 days since withdrawals from Genesis had been halted. In the letter, Winklevoss claimed that DCG owes $1.675 billion to Genesis.Continue Reading

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Bitcoin moved closer to the $17,000 level on Tuesday, as market volume begins to pick up following the New Year’s celebrations. This comes as traders turn their attention to tomorrow’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes report. Ethereum also continued to trade above $1,200 in today’s session. Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC)Continue Reading

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According to blockchain security company Certik, the number of cryptocurrency incidents involving exit scams, hacks, and code exploits in Dec. 2022 was the lowest monthly figure of the year. Certik noted that the combined incidents amounted to $62.2 million “lost to exploits, hacks, and scams.” Record Low Cyber Attacks inContinue Reading

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Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador and die-hard Bitcoin enthusiast, formulated a series of predictions about the behavior of bitcoin and the crypto ecosystem for the past year. These included the top price of bitcoin, the influence of the cryptocurrency on U.S. elections, the issuance of the volcano bonds, andContinue Reading