Category: Transactions

Bitcoin price ‘macro top’? Not so fast — data shows the real FOMO isn’t even here

Bitcoin price ‘macro top’? Not so fast — data shows the real FOMO isn’t even here

Bitcoin (BTC) bears thinking that $58,000 was this cycle’s top will be sorely disappointed, fresh investment data from past bull markets shows. Compiled by on-chain analytics resource Whalemap, statistics covering BTC buys of between $5 million and $7 million conclude that even at recent all-time highs, Bitcoin was far from a “macro top.” “No FOMO […]

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OKEx to accelerate Bitcoin transactions with Lightning Network

OKEx to accelerate Bitcoin transactions with Lightning Network

As Lightning Labs continues to expand the Lightning Network’s capabilities, another major exchange announces its plans to integrate. 3563 Total views 19 Total shares Global cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is moving to cheaper and faster Bitcoin (BTC) transactions with its upcoming Lightning Network integration. According to a Feb. 2 announcement, OKEx’s Bitcoin Lightning Network will be […]

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Digital ruble could be still vulnerable to fraud, Russian banks warn

Digital ruble could be still vulnerable to fraud, Russian banks warn

The Association of Russian Banks is worried about regulators being unable to track illicit transactions of an offline-enabled digital ruble. 3202 Total views 22 Total shares Russia’s central bank digital currency, or CBDC, could contain a number of risks related to cybersecurity and fraud, according to several local financial institutions. The Association of Russian Banks, […]

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How do you use a block explorer?

How do you use a block explorer?

A blockchain, in its essence, provides a digital record of transactions. At present, this most often pertains to transaction records for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC). The database of records, called blocks, is often touted for its transparency and immutability. But what do these features really mean? If you want to analyze a blockchain transaction, you […]

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Israeli Firm Unveils Tech Allowing Users to ‘Undo’ Erroneous Ether Transactions

Israeli Firm Unveils Tech Allowing Users to ‘Undo’ Erroneous Ether Transactions

Nov 12, 2020 at 10:43 a.m. UTCUpdated Nov 12, 2020 at 2:10 p.m. UTC (PashaIgnatov/Getty Images) Israeli Firm Unveils Tech Allowing Users to ‘Undo’ Erroneous Ether Transactions Kirobo, a Tel Aviv-based startup known for developing a product that reverses erroneous bitcoin transactions, has repurposed its invention to work on Ethereum. Announced Thursday, the Retrievable Transfer […]

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Australian senator says blockchain can make financial compliance easier

Australian senator says blockchain can make financial compliance easier

“The future is technology by blockchain,” says an Australian Liberal senator. 5810 Total views 41 Total shares Australian Liberal Senator Andrew Bragg thinks that blockchain technology can solve a number of major regulatory issues in his home country. According to Bragg, blockchain technology could become a useful tool in reducing complications associated with financial regulatory […]

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Coinbase, Gemini and others join forces to combat human trafficking

Coinbase, Gemini and others join forces to combat human trafficking

Cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase, Paxful, Gemini and BitFinex have all joined the Anti-Human Trafficking Cryptocurrency Consortium, or ATCC. Launched in April 2020 by the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative, the consortium is a nonprofit focused on intelligence sharing, best practices and the development of tools to fight trafficking. The ATCC brings together crypto exchanges, blockchain intelligence firms […]

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