Apr 11, 2022
For years, U.S. investors and crypto advocates have waited for a Bitcoin ETF. When the SEC first authorized one in October 2021, it turned out to be a huge nothing burger. It turned out to be a futures ETF. Since last week we have signs that a spot ETF could be coming.
Apr 11, 2022
Tesla, Block and Blockstream are teaming up in Texas to mine Bitcoin with solar power. The project team of this pilot aims to prove that mining can finance emission-free energy generation.
Apr 08, 2022
At the annual Bitcoin conference in Miami yesterday, Jack Mallers, the CEO of Strike, had big news. At major US retail chains, you will soon be able to pay with Bitcoin. Think McDonald's, Walmart and Starbucks.
Apr 06, 2022
Michael Saylor is perhaps one of the biggest Bitcoin bulls known to mankind and his drive to acquire more and more Bitcoin reflects that. It was yesterday when Saylor announced another big move of MicroStrategy and it comes as no surprise that he bought more BTC again. How much is MicroStrategy’s Bitcoin stack worth? And what is so special about this most recent deal that Saylor took?
Apr 06, 2022
The Lightning network already enables fast and cheap payments with Bitcoin. Now Lightning Labs wants to build a protocol that enables cheap stablecoin transactions.
Apr 04, 2022
Critics of Bitcoin miss no opportunity to rub it in: the network uses as much energy as entire countries. Bitcoin proponents shoot back: cruise ships or tumble dryers use just as much energy on aggregate - which is more important to humanity?
Apr 04, 2022
Was it an April Fools’ joke? For a moment, readers of the article Vitalik Buterin wrote about Bitcoin maximalism were in doubt. But the article appears to be dead serious: the founder of Ethereum makes a well-thought-out plea in defense of the fiercest fighters for the big daddy among cryptos: Bitcoin.
Apr 01, 2022
Inflation is a topic that has been picked up by Bitcoiners and the broader crypto community almost 2 years ago when the Corona crisis started. Now it’s here and its effects are devastating not only to the economy but more importantly to the average Joe who is working a full-time job and all of a sudden, his purchasing power is going down the drain. Cryptocurrencies and particularly Bitcoin have been discussed as an inflation hedge. Is there a way out for Jane and Joe? And will Bitcoin save all the hodlers?
Mar 31, 2022
Chris Larsen and Greenpeace have teamed up to start a campaign under the title “change the code, not the climate”. Mining consumes a lot of energy. All that it takes is basically hardware and electricity to participating. Many critics have raised concerns in the past that this is not sustainable since consumption will rise over time. Still, Bitcoin is the number one cryptocurrency not only by market cap but also by the size of the community that puts its trust in BTC. Do we need to make Bitcoin green? And how could such a task be accomplished?
Mar 30, 2022
On March 27, Bitcoin's price jumped from below $45,000 to over $47,000. This marked the breach of an important resistance that had been holding the price down since early January 2022. Can we hope for new record prices or is there still too much headwind?
Mar 25, 2022
With the war still raging in Ukraine, the international community has placed heavy sanctions on Russia and the gap between the west and Moscow is growing each day the violence is continued. It was last night when news spread all over the media that Russia might opt for Bitcoin to be able to sell oil and gas, which is both vital to the country’s economy. What to make of this news and could this potentially be a game-changer for Bitcoin and the market?