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Central Bank of Brazil Reports Brazilians Have Bought More Than $4 Billion in Cryptocurrency This Year

brazilBrazilians have brought over $4 billion of cryptocurrencies to the country, according to numbers from the Central Bank of Brazil. The commercial asset balance report presented shows that Brazilians have consistently acquired over $350 million dollars of cryptocurrencies each month since January. However, according to some analysts from the central bank, this number has the […]


October 18, 2021 0

Mining Hardware Manufacturer Bitfury Plans to Go Public

bitfuryBitfury, the leading non-Chinese bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer, is reportedly planning to go public in the next 12 months. This would constitute one of the largest listings of a European-based cryptocurrency mining hardware company to date. The company had a valuation of $1 billion dollars after its latest funding round, and is backed by companies […]


October 11, 2021 0

NBA’s Dallas Mavericks’ Shop to Give Rewards to Customers Paying With Dogecoin and Other Cryptos

NBA's Dallas Mavericks' Shop to Give Rewards to Customers Paying With Dogecoin and Other CryptosThe professional basketball team owned by the billionaire Mark Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks, announced “Mavs Cryptomania,” which gives Dallasmavs.shop customers a $25 e-gift card if they pay with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum, bitcoin cash, and dogecoin. The Mav’s owner has been a big proponent of crypto assets and the Mav’s was the first NBA team […]


September 3, 2021 0

Venezuelan Authorities Shut Down Power Supply to Bitcoin Miners in Key State

caraboboRegional authorities in one of the key states of the country, Carabobo, suspended the power supply of all registered miners, effectively shutting down their operations in the industrial state. While there have been no official explanations for this measure, some people with knowledge on the matter state the action was taken due to the enormous […]


August 10, 2021 0

Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Says Bitcoin Is a ‘Mathematical Miracle’

Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Says Bitcoin Is a 'Mathematical Miracle'Presenting at the Talent Land Jalisco 2021, Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak called bitcoin an “amazing mathematical miracle.” Wozniak said he’s not a bitcoin investor per se, but “believes in it for the future.” Steve Wozniak Is Not Necessarily Invested but Still Believes Bitcoin Is an ‘Amazing Mathematical’ Creation Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak is a fan […]


July 10, 2021 0

Joe Biden Directs US Intelligence to Investigate Ransomware Attack Against Florida IT Firm

Joe Biden Directs US Intelligence to Investigate Ransomware Attack Against Florida IT FirmJoe Biden wants to crackdown on ransomware according to statements he made on Friday, after hackers hijacked software from a Miami-based IT supplier called Kaseya. Hundreds of American businesses were affected by the breach as the attackers encrypted the files of some 200 clients. Biden said on Friday that he’s ordered an investigation into the […]


July 5, 2021 0

A Look at Why Venezuela Is the Third Country With the Most Crypto Adoption

A Look at Why Venezuela Is the Third Country With the Most Crypto AdoptionVenezuela has been listed as the third country with the most cryptocurrency adoption in the world by Chainalysis in its 2020 report. With its citizens coping with crippling inflation and losing purchasing power, the country has taken a turn for these assets to survive. But what are the real numbers behind this crisis that made […]


May 28, 2021 0

Elon Musk Hints at Tesla Accepting Dogecoin for Payments

muskElon Musk, also referred to in social media as the ‘Dogefather,’ due to its affiliation with the Dogecoin currency, has hinted Tesla could start accepting the currency as a payment for its cars. The company, which is now accepting bitcoin as payment for its cars and holds it as part of its reserves, could also […]


May 11, 2021 0

Ripple’s Chris Larsen Believes Bitcoin Dominance Could Fall Over Proof-of-Work’s Energy Consumption

Ripple's Chris Larsen Believes Bitcoin Dominance Could Fall Over Proof-of-Work's Energy ConsumptionRipple Labs cofounder Chris Larsen has a bone to pick with bitcoin and crypto networks that leverage proof-of-work (PoW). Larsen’s latest write-up explains that the crypto industry needs to reconsider PoW because of the effects on the environment. The Ripple executive believes that other types of consensus algorithms have been effective at being secure while […]


April 25, 2021 0

Tesla Begins Accepting Bitcoin — Elon Musk Says BTC Payments Will Not Be Converted to Fiat Currency

Tesla Begins Accepting Bitcoin — Elon Musk Says BTC Payments Will Not Be Converted to Fiat CurrencyElon Musk’s electric car company, Tesla, has started accepting bitcoin payments. Musk, whose title is now Technoking of Tesla, also confirmed that all “Bitcoin paid to Tesla will be retained as bitcoin, not converted to fiat currency.” Tesla Now Accepts Bitcoin Tesla has begun accepting bitcoin payments. Elon Musk, who recently changed his title from […]


March 24, 2021 0