Another billionaire moves into crypto, but New York regulators sound alarm

Separate instances this morning saw a billionaire embrace the crypto sector and a regulator move away from it. One steps into crypto  Dan Loeb, founder and billionaire investor of Third Point, a New York-based hedge fund, said in tweets yesterday that he was “looking into” the crypto sector and assessing the various opportunities it provided.… Continue reading Another billionaire moves into crypto, but New York regulators sound alarm

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Bitfarms Purchases 48,000 Bitcoin Miners, Plans to Increase Hashpower by 5 Exahash

The publicly listed Canadian bitcoin mining operation Bitfarms has announced the firm is purchasing 48,000 Microbt Whatsminer mining rigs in order to expand capacity. Bitfarms highlights the acquisition of new miners will up the company’s hashpower by approximately 5 exahash per second (EH/s). Bitfarms to Acquire 48,000 High-Powered Bitcoin Miners from Microbt The Canadian bitcoin… Continue reading Bitfarms Purchases 48,000 Bitcoin Miners, Plans to Increase Hashpower by 5 Exahash

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Tezos Ties-Up with Wolfram Blockchain Labs to Simplify Smart Contract Deployment

Wolfram Blockchain Labs (WBL) and Tezos are forging a full integration of Tezos into Wolfram Language and Wolframalpha. The integration gives easy access to developers that want to interact with the Tezos blockchain and their smart contracts. WBL-Designed Oracle Expands Tezos Developers’ Computational and Analytical Capabilities Amid the accelerating race to simplify smart contract deployment,… Continue reading Tezos Ties-Up with Wolfram Blockchain Labs to Simplify Smart Contract Deployment

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Securing Your Bitcoin With Parker Lewis

Parker Lewis of Unchained Capital joined the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast” to discuss education, storage and more. Listen To This Episode: Apple Spotify Google Libsyn Overcast This week for the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” host Christian Keroles sat down with Parker Lewis of Unchained Capital to discuss several key topics in Bitcoin. They opened the discussion with… Continue reading Securing Your Bitcoin With Parker Lewis

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xSigma DEX Launch: More Than $100M in Liquidity Pooled on First Day

PRESS RELEASE. xSigma, a decentralized exchange for stablecoin swaps, has successfully launched on the Ethereum network on February 24, 2021. The integrated DEX and liquidity mining platform xSigma, which is backed by a NASDAQ-listed company, has seen great interest in its stablecoin liquidity pools which enable assets to be swapped seamlessly and with minimal slippage.… Continue reading xSigma DEX Launch: More Than $100M in Liquidity Pooled on First Day

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Wasabi Wallet And Bull Bitcoin Grant Bitcoin Knots 0.86 BTC

Bitcoin-focused businesses Bull Bitcoin and zkSNACKs have granted 0.86 BTC toward development of open-source Bitcoin client Bitcoin Knots. Earlier this week, Wasabi Wallet creator zkSNACKs and Canadian bitcoin exchange Bull Bitcoin announced they would be donating a no-strings-attached grant toward Bitcoin Knots development . The two Bitcoin-focused companies split a 0.86 BTC (or about $40,000,… Continue reading Wasabi Wallet And Bull Bitcoin Grant Bitcoin Knots 0.86 BTC

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An Ethereum and Web3-Compatible Sidechain Is Coming to Bitcoin Cash

On March 2, 2021, the average fee on the Ethereum network costs around 0.0083 ETH in gas or around $12.89 per transaction. Transaction fees of this caliber have dampened Ethereum-based decentralized finance (defi) applications and Web3 platforms. On February 23, however, crypto proponents were introduced to an alternative solution called Moeing chain. The Moeing chain… Continue reading An Ethereum and Web3-Compatible Sidechain Is Coming to Bitcoin Cash

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Human Rights Foundation Announces $70,000 In Bitcoin Development Grants

The Human Rights Foundation is donating to Jesse Posner, Munn Wallet, Janine Roem and Blockchain Commons. Today, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) has announced four new grants as part of its Bitcoin Development Fund , a program launched last year to financially support Bitcoin developers who are working to make the network more private, decentralized… Continue reading Human Rights Foundation Announces $70,000 In Bitcoin Development Grants

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Unchained Capital Closes $5.5 Million Round Led By NYDIG

Unchained Capital closed a $5.5 million equity seed round led by NYDIG, and the groups now seek to build out bitcoin-native infrastructure. Today, Unchained Capital announced that it has closed a $5.5 million equity seed round led by New York Digital Investments Group (NYDIG). Also participating in the equity round were existing investors Ecliptic Capital,… Continue reading Unchained Capital Closes $5.5 Million Round Led By NYDIG

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