Most crypto investors probably aren’t thinking about divorce or what will happen to their digital assets in the event of separation, but lawyers say it’s becoming a very common scenario as more people hold crypto assets. Last year, market research firm GWI suggested that as much as 10.2% of global internet users aged 16 to
The crypto sector appears to have dodged another bullet. At the time of publication, the United States has reached a political agreement to raise its debt ceiling, avoiding a calamitous default on its obligations, and this resolution probably won’t include any new taxes on cryptocurrencies. But that doesn’t mean the question of U.S. crypto taxation
Bitcoin (BTC) returned to a key focal point on June 1 as the monthly close delivered disappointment. BTC/USD 1-day candle chart on Bitstamp. Source: TradingView BTC price “fills” latest CME futures gap Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed a lackluster end to May for BTC/USD, which slid below $27,000. The pair erased its
Blackrock CEO Laurence Fink believes the recent “drama” around the United States debt ceiling has deteriorated global trust in the U.S. dollar, something that other analysts predict could provide some tailwinds for Bitcoin (BTC). Fink’s comments come as U.S. lawmakers passed a highly-anticipated bill to lift the $31.4 trillion debt ceiling on June 1. The U.S.
Satoshi Nakamoto may have effectively disappeared over 12 years ago, but two artificial Intelligence dabblers are seeking to revive the ability to chat with the famed Bitcoin (BTC) creator. On May 31, Bitcoin FilmFest co-organizer Pierre Corbin and the chatbot’s co-developer Hugo Ferrer — released “Talk2Satoshi” — an AI chatbot that aims to answer questions
Since January, there have been over 10 million inscriptions on the largest blockchain in the world, and this number continues to grow exponentially. To provide some context, the Ordinals Protocol allows for the ordered identification of satoshis, the smallest subdivision of a Bitcoin (BTC), enabling each of them to have an individual identity. From that
Bitcoin (BTC) is in a “transition,” which should pave the way to the next bull market top, new research has concluded. In the latest edition of its weekly newsletter, “The Week On-Chain,” analytics firm Glassnode unveiled its latest tool for tracking Bitcoin’s resurgence. Bitcoin hodlers in “transition” After the 2022 bear market and signs of
Cuba Bitcoin hosted the meetup at the Bitcoin-friendly bar and restaurant Pazillo. Cuba Bitcoin is a lively group of Bitcoin advocates and activists whose discussions on Telegram between anonymous social media accounts that hide people’s identities, had yet to make it into the real world. The Cuba Bitcoin community complete with emojis to hide faces.
Dr. Saifedean Ammous, the author of the explanatory book about Bitcoin (BTC), The Bitcoin Standard, has been appointed the Economic Advisor to the National Bitcoin Office of El Salvador. On May 30, the Office announced that the Austrian economist had joined the team as its advisor for matters related to various economic policies. Dr. Ammous’
A team of researchers from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg recently published a paper detailing methods investigators and courts can use to determine the validity of deanonymized data on the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. The team’s preprint paper, “Argumentation Schemes for Blockchain Deanonymization,” lays out a blueprint for conducting, verifying and presenting investigations into crimes involving cryptocurrency transactions. While the
Bitcoin’s volatility has dropped to historically low levels thanks to macroeconomic uncertainty and low market liquidity. However, on-chain and options market data allude to incoming volatility in June. The Bitcoin Volatility Index, which measures the daily fluctuations in Bitcoin’s (BTC) price, shows that the 30-day volatility in Bitcoin’s price was 1.52%, which is less than half of
After a long period of unusually low volatility, Bitcoin’s next major price move is likely imminent and could drive BTC to $32,000, according to James Check, the lead on-chain analyst at Glassnode. That price level is where Bitcoin’s “true cost basis is sitting,” Check explained in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph. To calculate Bitcoin’s average
Bitcoin (BTC) fell into the May 30 Wall Street open as the return of United States equities failed to boost performance. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart on Bitstamp. Source: TradingView Bitcoin pauses into monthly close Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD heading to $27,700, having briefly spiked above the $28,000 mark. The pair
In late April, over a hundred people gathered near the Texas Capitol building to protest. Peaceful protests in the United States are not uncommon, but what made this one unique was that its participants were gathered to advocate for the right to own and use cryptocurrencies. The location is also puzzling, as the Lone Star
Cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan are preparing for the enforcement of the Financial Action Task Force’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations known as the Travel Rule. Major Japanese crypto exchange bitFlyer on May 30 announced the adoption of measures in response to the enforcement of stricter AML measures targeting crypto transactions in Japan. bitFlyer has introduced restrictions
Bitcoin Ordinals are the latest layer-2 solution enabling decentralized storage of digital art on the Bitcoin blockchain. Ordinals will now allow users to migrate their Ethereum ERC-721-based nonfungible tokens (NFTs) to the Bitcoin blockchain with the launch of the BRC-721E standard. The BRC-721E standard was jointly launched by the Ordinals market — an Ordinals-based marketplace
Bitcoin (BTC) is trading hands at a hefty discount on the Australian branch of the Binance crypto exchange, with the price of Bitcoin down as much as 21% if traded against the Australian dollar. The move comes as traders rush to cash out their crypto holdings into Australian dollars before the door for local bank
The number of Ordinals inscriptions on the Bitcoin (BTC) network has surpassed the 10 million mark, just days after its creator stepped down as the project’s caretaker. On May 28, Casey Rodarmor announced on Twitter he had stepped down as the project’s lead maintainer, claiming that he’d been unable to give Ordinals the attention it deserved.
The Russian government is no longer planning to launch a regulated national cryptocurrency exchange but rather wants to regulate multiple crypto trading platforms. After introducing a plan to create a national crypto exchange in November 2022, Russian lawmakers have abandoned the idea, according to State Duma member Anatoly Aksakov. As previously reported, the local government was
Bitcoin (BTC) traded near $28,000 on May 28, with traders still wary of a full correction of weekend upside. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart on Bitstamp. Source: TradingView BTC shorts increase as $28,000 slips Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD cooling volatility after a last-minute surprise saw action around the weekly close. With