Lugano to accept BTC for taxes, EU Commission threatens to shut down mining and Bitcoin Core v26 released

  Bitcoin Core software v26.0 is live The latest upgrade to Bitcoin Core, the primary open-source software for connecting the blockchain behind the world’s largest cryptocurrency, is now live. The v26.0 upgrade contains experimental support for the “v2” transport protocol as defined by Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 324 (BIP324), which seeks to encrypt communication between nodes reducing the risks […]

DC raising capital, 11.000 NFT’s minted on bitcoin and final briefs Grayscale in lawsuit against SEC

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash DCG offloads Grayscale shares to raise capital: Report Cryptocurrency conglomerate Digital Currency Group (DCG) has reportedly begun to sell its holdings in crypto funds managed by its subsidiary Grayscale Investments as it looks to raise capital and preserve liquidity. According to a Feb. 7 Financial Times report citing seen United […]

Biggest miner files for bankruptcy, BlockFi to open platform and Grayscale may sell 600.000 BTC

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash Bitcoin mining firm Core Scientific filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy It has been reported that Core Scientific, formerly the leading bitcoin mining firm, is now on a downward spiral. US-based publicly listed business apparently plans to seek Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the state of Texas. CNBC was told this to […]

Grayscale sued by hedge fund, Strike brings remittances to Africa and Paraguay stops ‘Crypto Law’

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash Fir Tree fund sues Grayscale in effort to force changes to Bitcoin Trust Fir Tree Capital Management has filed a lawsuit against Grayscale Investments demanding information that could be used to force changes to the way it runs its flagship Bitcoin Trust. According to Bloomberg, a Dec. 6 complaint was […]

ECB warns for BTC, BlockFi files for bankruptcy and Brazil adopts crypto als legal payment option

Photo by Nick Chong on Unsplash European Central Bank Issues Major Warning About Bitcoin In a recently published blog post, Ulrich Bindseil, director general of market infrastructure and payments at the European Central Bank (ECB), and Jürgen Schaaf, advisor to the senior management of the market infrastructure and payments business area of the ECB, predict […]

FTX on the brink of .. collapse, Bitcoin drops back to $17.000 and $830 million liquidations

Photo by Maxim Hopman on Unsplash FTX on the brink of .. collapse! FTX, formerly the second-largest crypto exchange in the world, suddenly halted withdrawals yesterday. FTX is best known for its quirky billionaire founder, Sam Bankman-Fried. Investors pulled $6 billion in deposits from FTX after allegations that customers’ crypto was not fully backed. This […]

LND down again, MoneyGram offers bitcoin trading and retailer Pick n Pay to accept crypto’s

Photo by Traxer on Unsplash Huge transaction brought down LND again Is LND broken? On October 9th, a developer known as Burak announced a unique Taproot transaction. It broke Lightning Labs’ implementation of the lightning network. Now the same happened, for the second time in two weeks. Yesterday, Burak stroke again. “Sometimes to find the […]

Cash App integrates lightning, Chinese spies used Wasabi and CFTC Chair classifies ETH as commodity

40 million Cash App users can now send and receive Bitcoin lightning payments Cash App users can now send and receive bitcoin payments instantly via the Lightning Network. The process for transacting in bitcoin through Cash App is simple. First, a user goes to the app, opens the “Money Tab”, selects Bitcoin, and then a […]

SBF considers buying Celsius assets, South Korea to freeze Do Kwon’s BTC and Strike raises $80

SBF from FTX eyes to bid on Celsius assets Sam Bankman-Fried, the crypto billionaire who has been bailing out distressed industry players in recent months, is considering bidding for the assets of bankrupt lender Celsius Network. FTX is also in the process of raising a $1 billion funding round, the same person said. That round […]