FTX CEO Faces Backlash For Bitcoin And Ethereum Energy Comments

CEO of crypto derivatives exchange Sam Bankman-Fried drew angry reactions from the crypto community after he singled out Bitcoin and Ethereum, stating that they were the most energy-consuming blockchains in...

Goldman Sachs’ Bogus DeFi ETF Enrages Crypto Twitter

A new DeFi exchange-traded fund, especially from an institution as reputed as Goldman Sachs, should have been good news for the decentralized finance sector and crypto industry in general. However,...

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IMF Economists Say Cryptoassets And CBDCs Are ‘A Step Too Far’

In a recently published blog post, two economists working for the International Monetary Fund identified ‘cryptoassets’ and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) as possible concerns for the future of global...

Hedge Fund Tycoon Slams Crypto: “No Inherent Value”

Luke Ellis, CEO of Man Group, the world’s largest listed hedge fund manager, said that cryptocurrencies have no inherent value. However, his company is still indulging in crypto trading because...

UK plans to replace cash with cryptocurrency – but it’s not what you think

Rishi Sunak, the UK chancellor of the exchequer, is pushing forward plans to replace cash with a ‘cryptocurrency’. However, this ‘cryptocurrency’ certainly isn’t like Bitcoin, Ethereum, or any of the...

Crypto Weekly Roundup: Tightening Regulations, Eth’s Future, Second THORChain Attack, And More

It has been a relatively slow week for Bitcoin. However, the EthCC, Paris also happened this week along with the second THORChain Attack. So let’s take a quick look at...

Navigating The Crypto Crackdown: How Chinese Miners Are Maneuvering Around Regulatory Landmines

Several crypto miners left in China attended a conference to discuss lesser-known crypto channels to navigate the strict regulations imposed on the country’s crypto industry.  Crypto Miners Convene To Explore...

Bitcoin erases all its 2021 gains – time to pile in?

After what seems like forever (a period of around a few weeks in crypto land), Bitcoin and the rest of cryptocurrency are having a damn good green day. All kinds...

The 29-Year-Old Billionaire Behind Record-Breaking Crypto Fundraising

Founder and CEO of crypto derivatives exchange FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried got a net worth boost of nearly $18 million, after fundraising a record $900 million for his company at an...

Elon Musk change of heart can pump Bitcoin through the $30,000 resistance

With the B-Word conference happening today, and Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, and Cathie Wood closely exchanging notes, a change of heart on Bitcoin from Musk might well be forthcoming. Also,...

Ransomware Attacks: Does Blockchain Assist Or Desist?

UCD assistant professor Dr. Nima Afraz talked about how cyber attacks could be prevented by blockchain technology as well as how it could be used to create smart contract-based ransomware. ...

Is that it for Bitcoin or is there still a Houdini to come?

Bitcoin has just lost the $30,000 support at time of writing. There is only now a lower low to be made below the previous local low of $28,800 and that...

How A Global Study of Women In The Cryptosphere Can Bring Inclusivity To The Space

A study conducted by research firm BDC Consulting revealed significant data about women in the crypto space. The study 'Bitcoin under Female Thumb' analyses influencing factors to determine how women...

Pakistan’s Crypto Boom Showing No Signs Of Stopping

Pakistani federal government sets up a committee to study cryptocurrency after the global money-laundering watchdog, FATF, alerted the country’s officials about the rising interest in crypto in the country.  Pakistanis...

Twitter Reacts To Dogecoin Co-Founder’s Astonishing Anti-Crypto Rant

After a deafening silence, Dogecoin co-creator Jackson Palmer has boomed against cryptocurrencies, labeling them as a right-wing and a hyper-capitalist technology.  Palmer was presumably asked if he would ever return...