Mar 24, 2023
We must admit that we like the artwork better than the campaign. Greenpeace USA had 'art activist' Benjamin Von Wong create a sculpture. Made from waste metal, it's called the Skull of Satoshi. It's supposedly highlighting Bitcoin's 'record of climate destruction'.
Mar 21, 2023
It's nice for every BTC hodler to see the price go up. But for Bitcoin miners the recent pump - in fact, one of the best weeks in Bitcoin's history - is more than just fun: it's existential. Bear market prices and high electricity costs have hurt them hard in the past 12 months. Finally, the tides seem to be turning.
Mar 20, 2023
Balaji Srinivasan, the former CTO of Coinbase and author of The Network State, has made a bet of 1 BTC and $1 million on whether the US will experience hyperinflation. Only if BTC will reach $1 million by June 17, Balaji will win this outrageous bet. What has he been smoking?
Mar 14, 2023
After a tumultuous weekend, in which the American government had to prevent a bank run on regional banks, markets have had some time to digest the developments, including some new economic data. What to expect - and why the recent pump?
Mar 13, 2023
Bitcoin was born as an idea in 2008 when its whitepaper got published. Only a few months later, on January 3rd, 2009 the so-called Genesis block was mined and the Bitcoin network started working. Only 14 years later the United States and the world are facing a very similar situation to the one we saw between 2007 and 2009. Some banks acted irresponsibly and without a bailout, there might be a contagion effect that kicks in. Many people believed that bailouts are out of the question after the failure of Lehman Brothers.
Mar 07, 2023
The American financial watchdog SEC has for years denied a spot Bitcoin ETF. Without such an ETF, it is hard for institutional investors to get exposure to the 'magic internet money' called BTC. Currently, Grayscale is challenging the SEC's rejection of their ETF in court.
Mar 06, 2023
Both Bitcoin’s Lightning Network and the new decentralized social media platform Nostr are showing nice growth figures. A new catalyst is the integration in Nostr of zaps: Lightning payments that are tied to posts on Nostr.
Mar 03, 2023
Yuga Labs, the ‘Disney’ of the NFT space, will launch an NFT collection on Bitcoin. The exact mint date is not yet known. The launch will be a fresh injection in the Ordinal NFT hype, that had died down a bit the past two weeks.
Feb 22, 2023
The people of Iceland are probably record holders without knowing it. No country in the world mines as much Bitcoin per capita. Perhaps unsurprisingly, as Iceland has an abundance of cheap, sustainably generated energy.
Feb 20, 2023
What does one of the oldest American banks have in common with the Russian government? Both have signaled in their own way: crypto is here to stay. The Russian government will subsidize a huge Bitcoin mining facility in Siberia. And American bank BNY Mellon did a survey which showed that 91% of institutional investors are interested in investing in crypto.
Feb 10, 2023
As the original cryptocurrency, Bitcoin has the longest price history of them all. What do more than thirteen years of data tell us about the future price of Bitcoin? And what other indicators help us to predict Bitcoin's price? Let's look at some models and other considerations when we want to create a Bitcoin price expectation for the coming years.
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