Blockstream Open Sources Development of Its Proof of Reserves Tool

Blockstream Open Sources Development of Its Proof of Reserves Tool

On February 4, 2019, blockchain tech company Blockstream announced the development of a “proof of reserves” tool to standardize the authenticity of exchanges’ crypto reserves.... Details
Lightning Torch’s Bitcoin Payment Is Running a Worldwide Marathon

Lightning Torch’s Bitcoin Payment Is Running a Worldwide Marathon

A lightning network payment has been making global rounds on Bitcoin’s secondary layer. The payment, slowly accumulating in value with each passing, is 2.8 ($96)... Details
Living on Bitcoin for a Week in San Francisco

Living on Bitcoin for a Week in San Francisco

When I decided, maybe against my better judgement, to live on bitcoin for a week, the plan was met by a combination of cautions and... Details
Binance Now Supports Crypto Purchases With Credit Cards

Binance Now Supports Crypto Purchases With Credit Cards

Binance has finally joined the fiat-on-ramp party, adding support for crypto purchases using credit cards. This is made possible through its integration with payment processor... Details
Wrap Your Head Around This: BTC Is Now Featured as a Token on Ethereum

Wrap Your Head Around This: BTC Is Now Featured as a Token on Ethereum

It happened: Bitcoin is now an Ethereum token.Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), an ERC-20 token with a 1-1 peg to bitcoin, went live on the Ethereum network... Details
Chainalysis Report: Two Groups Responsible for Most Publicly Reported Hacks

Chainalysis Report: Two Groups Responsible for Most Publicly Reported Hacks

Two “prominent professional hacking groups” are responsible for the majority of publicly reported hacks of cryptocurrency exchanges and other cryptocurrency organizations, concludes a report published... Details
Chainalysis: Darknet Market Activity Nearly Doubled Throughout 2018

Chainalysis: Darknet Market Activity Nearly Doubled Throughout 2018

Darknet markets are going as strong as ever, if Chainalysis data is to be believed.In its latest Crypto Crime Report, published earlier this week, blockchain... Details
Bitcoin 2019: A Peer-to-Peer Conference for the Whole Bitcoin Community

Bitcoin 2019: A Peer-to-Peer Conference for the Whole Bitcoin Community

The first major Bitcoin conference, Bitcoin 2013, was held in San Jose, California. Organized by the Bitcoin Foundation, it was centered on Bitcoin specifically and... Details
Living on Bitcoin Day 7: A Supposedly Fun Thing I’d Definitely Do Again

Living on Bitcoin Day 7: A Supposedly Fun Thing I’d Definitely Do Again

This is the seventh instalment of reporter Colin Harper's "Living on Bitcoin" experience in San Francisco. Find out what happened to him earlier on Day... Details
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Major Support Broken on Expanding Volume and Spread

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Major Support Broken on Expanding Volume and Spread

After weeks of consolidation, bitcoin finally broke through support. The market now finds itself cruising toward prior lows. On expanding volume and spread, the bitcoin... Details