Author: MattMcall

Blame Banks for Damaging the Environment – Not Bitcoin

Blame Banks for Damaging the Environment – Not Bitcoin Another mainstream media outlet has published a piece warning of the dangers Bitcoin poses to the environment. We’ve heard these overly simplistic arguments countless times before. But even if one was to accept that Bitcoin’s energy consumption is substantial, the figure […]

Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo

Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo A blockchain researcher has been working on a scaling effort for the unspent transaction output set found in the Bitcoin protocol. According to Tadge Dryja’s recently published description of research, the software engineer is working on a dynamic accumulator called […]

Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes

Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes Two executives of a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange have reportedly been sentenced to jail for inflating trading volumes on their exchange. The pair allegedly used a bot to fake large orders in both cryptocurrencies and Korean won. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

The Daily: Coinspot Launches OTC Desk, Bitdeer Expands in Eastern Europe

The Daily: Coinspot Launches OTC Desk, Bitdeer Expands in Eastern Europe Crypto exchange Coinspot has launched an over-the-counter trading desk in Australia and you’ll find more about the platform in this edition of The Daily. Elsewhere, computing power-sharing platform Bitdeer.com is focusing on Eastern Europe through a partnership with the […]

Eastern European P2P Markets See Strongest BTC Volume in Over 12 Months

Eastern European P2P Markets See Strongest BTC Volume in Over 12 Months Eastern European peer-to-peer (P2P) markets have seen a spike in trading activity, with the Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian, and Kazakh Localbitcoins markets posting the strongest volume in over 12 months when measured in cryptocurrency. Also Read: Bitcoin and Market-Related Headlines […]

The Daily: Sapphire Develops GPU for Grin, TSMC Sees Drop in Mining Revenue

The Daily: Sapphire Develops GPU for Grin, TSMC Sees Drop in Mining Revenue In The Daily this Saturday, Sapphire has designed a new graphics card suitable for mining the recently launched Mimblewimble cryptocurrency Grin. In other news related to the minting of digital coins, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has reported […]