Binance CEO: Crypto Cheaper, Faster & Easier Than Legacy Digital Payments

Crypto, Bitcoin (BTC) included, is slow, expensive, and hard to integrate, cry this industry’s skeptics. While this argument has gained traction in recent years, especially as blockchains struggled to keep up with the transactional demand seen in late-2017, some aren’t all too convinced. In a recent tweet, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao of Binance explained why he …

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 by blockchain data analytics firm Chainalysis this week. According to the report, simply called the Crypto Crime Report, the groups generated around $1 billion of hacking revenues for themselves so …

Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin-Friendly Cash App is Now 2nd Most Popular Apple Application

Within a decade since its launch in 2009, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s fintech company Square has transformed into a $29 billion digital payments giant and the go-to platform for users to send and receive money and buy Bitcoin. On February 3, Dorsey revealed that Square Cash (also known as Cash App), one of the most …

Watch: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Pumps Bitcoin on Joe Rogan’s Podcast

Joe Rogan may have landed his biggest guest yet on his popular podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience: Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Twitter and Square and an avowed Bitcoin bull. Joe Rogan Experience #1236 – Jack Dorsey In a wide-ranging two hour interview published Saturday, Jack addressed a number of topics, including questions …

Analyst: Upcoming Litecoin Halving Could Ultimately Send LTC Surging

As the cryptocurrency markets continue to be battered by frequent bouts of volatility and face growing downwards pressure from bears, investors are keen on finding events that could reverse their investment’s price descent. Litecoin (LTC) is one such cryptocurrency that has dropped significantly from its all-time-highs, but an upcoming event may be able to change …

Visualizing Bitcoin Adoption Across the Globe

Bitcoin remains the most popular cryptocurrency in the world today with a network that spans across the globe. But just what the distribution of Bitcoin nodes tell us about the rate of adoption of the top-ranked cryptocurrency on a global scale? Global Distribution of Bitcoin Nodes According to a 2019 study by Themetafriend, there are 36 …

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 the more pragmatic issues that Bitcoin was trying to solve, particularly in the areas of Bitcoin technology, Bitcoin mining, Bitcoin business and regulatory issues. Writing for Bitcoin Magazine at the …