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Bitcoin Emits Less Carbon Than Previously Claimed, New Study Finds

Bitcoin Emits Less Carbon Than Previously Claimed, New Study Finds Bitcoin has been regularly attacked for its energy-intensive mining process, powered by serious amounts of electricity. It’s been claimed that it leaves a carbon foot print comparable to that of a large city or even a small country, an allegation […]

Crypto Needs Less Government Regulation – Not More

Crypto Needs Less Government Regulation – Not More A recent opinion article by Peter Lin, “Why Regulation Is The Best Thing For Crypto,” presents common arguments on why the state and state-affiliated institutions should administer cryptocurrency. Underlying the arguments is an assumption: the free market cannot provide necessary standards for […]

Privacy Is Paramount: How KYC Makes Us All Less Free

Privacy Is Paramount: How KYC Makes Us All Less Free KYC (Know Your Customer) policies and endless private data collection, coupled with force-backed, violent legislation compromise the utility and ethics of crypto trading. An uncompromising stance on user privacy is critically important to crypto traders and peer-to-peer transaction. It’s not […]

Bitcoin Mining With Solar: Less Risky and More Profitable Than Selling to the Grid

Bitcoin Mining With Solar: Less Risky and More Profitable Than Selling to the Grid The energy used to mine bitcoin has long caused debate over whether it’s a wasteful process. As the arguments have rumbled on, some people have been focused on mining coins with renewable energy. On May 29, […]

Binance Research Report Claims That Less Than 7% of Crypto is Owned by Institutions

Binance Research Report Claims That Less Than 7% of Crypto is Owned by Institutions There has long been a belief amongst cryptocurrency investors that the entrance of institutional capital into the nascent crypto markets would be the event that triggers the next bull market, as institutions have access to investment […]

Kaspersky: Bitcoin Needs Less Government Control and More Collaboration

Kaspersky: Bitcoin Needs Less Government Control and More Collaboration Russian cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky has said cryptocurrencies can be a success, but only if governments stop trying to control them or alternatively when all countries unite under a single global government. However, the billionaire does not believe Bitcoin will replace […]

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases Money laundering cases related to cryptocurrencies in Japan have increased significantly in 2018. Nevertheless, their number remains a fraction of the total. According to the Japanese press, the majority of reported money laundering instances actually involve banks and […]

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Gain Billions in Less Than an Hour

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Gain Billions in Less Than an Hour Cryptocurrency prices have spiked significantly in value during afternoon trading sessions on Feb. 8. The entire market cap of the top digital assets recorded today has added over $ 15 billion in fiat value in just one hour. Also Read: Public […]

Bitcoin Cash Transaction Fees Were Less Than a Cent Throughout Most of 2018

Bitcoin Cash Transaction Fees Were Less Than a Cent Throughout Most of 2018 One of the great benefits of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is that miner fees have been consistently inexpensive for well over a year. A typical BCH network fee in 2018 has been lower than most blockchain […]