A common mainstream media trope is that Bitcoin mining will soon use so much electrical power it could lead to an environmental catastrophe. We’ve often provided examples of how this is a false narrative, and now an independent energy researcher is saying the same. She points to miners migrating to locations with abundant renewable energy […]
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Bitcoin’s elusive creator Satoshi Nakamoto owns 1 million BTC, plus a corresponding number of BCH and other forked coins. That’s always been what we were led to believe, ever since a 2013 analysis by Sergio Lerner. A new analysis by Bitmex Research has now called that figure into doubt, suggesting that Satoshi’s stack, while still […]
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Cryptocurrency markets have been consolidating after a few volatile spikes and subsequent dumps over the last few weeks. Now a lot of crypto-traders are uncertain what will happen next, but quite a lot of people are showing pessimism by betting against cryptocurrencies like BTC with short positions. At the moment, BTC/USD short positions on Bitfinex […]
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On August 20, 2018, maintainers of the most used full node BCH client have announced the release of Bitcoin ABC version 0.18.0. The version release follows the recent announcement from the firm Nchain, who recently revealed they were launching a client called Bitcoin SV, but with completely different upgrade features. Also read: Fivebucks.com: Meet the Freelancer’s […]
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Bithumb to refund new users up to 70% on fees
New users outside Korea to be reimbursed for transaction fees incurred when depositing cryptocurrency on the exchange within the event period
For a limited time, Bithumb, a global cryptocurrency exchange, is offering a refund of up to 70% on transaction fees as an expression of appreciation for new users’ support.