Donald Trump Viewed as ‘America’s First Crypto President’ by Former CFTC Chairman

Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Chris Giancarlo has emphasized former U.S. President Donald Trump’s critical role in the cryptocurrency industry, dubbing him “America’s first crypto president” due to the approval of bitcoin futures during his administration. Trump’s crypto stance has evolved significantly since he was in office. ‘Trump May Justifiably Claim to Be […]

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US Congress Passes First Standalone Crypto Legislation

The U.S. Congress has passed its first standalone crypto legislation, which aims to overturn the controversial U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s SAB 121 rules regarding crypto assets. However, President Joe Biden has threatened to veto this decision, citing concerns about financial stability and market uncertainty. ‘We Are Just Getting Started’ In a historic move, […]

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Venezuelan Authorities Announce Bitcoin Mining Ban, Confiscate Over 11,000 Miners to Face the Nation’s Energy Crisis

The Venezuelan National Power Ministry announced a special operation to disconnect all bitcoin mining farms from the grid. Authorities have seized over 11,000 bitcoin miners as the government seeks to reduce the power usage from high-power customers siphoning energy from the national electric system. Venezuelan Authorities Seize and Disconnect Over 11,000 Bitcoin Miners Amidst Energy […]

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Over $23M in Casascius Bitcoins Redeemed in 2024, Leaving $2.7B Untouched

As of the latest data, 352.3 BTC valued at $23.5 million linked to Casascius physical bitcoins have been redeemed this year. Despite 155 physical bitcoin peels, an estimated $2.7 billion in value remains unclaimed and associated with these tangible assets. 18,741 of Mike Caldwell’s Casascius Coins Still Remain Unpeeled In the early days, Mike Caldwell […]

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Cryptoquant CEO Predicts Bull Run Midpoint as Bitcoin Recovers

The price of bitcoin experienced a challenging May, dipping below $60,000 to reach a low of $56,500 per unit on May 1, 2024. Currently valued at $66,900 per unit, bitcoin’s price is showing improvement as June approaches. The founder of the onchain and market data platform Cryptoquant has noted that the bull run is at […]

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10 US Spot Bitcoin ETFs Absorbed 548,556 BTC Worth $36 Billion in 128 Days

According to recent data, the ten spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), excluding Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), acquired 548,556.62 BTC from the market over the last 128 days. This acquisition means the ten newly introduced spot bitcoin ETFs collectively hold 2.78% of the crypto asset’s current circulating supply. Besides Grayscale’s Pre-Existing Fund, Blackrock’s IBIT Leads New […]

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Vitalik Buterin Outlines Improvements for Ethereum’s Decentralized Future

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed several enhancements aimed at improving the network’s permissionlessness and decentralization. The proposed changes focus on tackling issues such as miner extractable value (MEV), hardware requirements, and staking dynamics. Ethereum Co-Founder Proposes Enhancements to Boost Ethereum’s Decentralization Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum co-founder, recently shared his vision for the future of Ethereum’s […]

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Accidental Bitcoin Transfer Pushes Satoshi Nakamoto’s Genesis Wallet Over 100 BTC

Based on the latest data, the well-known Genesis address owned by Satoshi Nakamoto now holds over 100 BTC after someone inadvertently sent 0.10754671 BTC, valued at $7,211, to the wallet. The current value of the wallet, which has never been spent, is estimated at $6.75 million. Another Unintentional Bitcoin Transaction Pushes up the Value of […]

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Despite FTX’s Collapse, FTT’s $535M Market Cap Highlights Crypto Absurdity

Ten days ago, the FTX estate overseeing the bankrupt company’s proceedings informed customers they would receive more than 100% repayment. Following this announcement, the exchange token FTT from the defunct trading platform rose above $2 per unit. Astonishingly, despite being tied to a failed crypto exchange, this token still holds a market valuation of $535 […]

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Tether CEO Hints at Development of Global P2P Financial Markets Terminal

Tether CEO Paolo Ardoino stated that the stablecoin company might put “significant resources” into developing a global peer-to-peer (P2P) financial markets terminal. Ardoino explained that decentralization in the payments area, where humanity is “getting rid” of the monopolistic intermediaries, could also improve the financial markets data industry. This would also allow exchanges to monetize their […]

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