It was going to happen sooner or later, but over the past few days cumulative Bitcoin $BTC▼1.75% transaction fees have surpassed the $1 billion milestone. Data gathered by Hard Fork from financial and economic data site Quandl, shows the $1 billion mark was passed late last week, on October 11. While it’s not necessarily the most significant statistic, it’s certainly an […]
It’s update time again, so if you’re ready, sit back, chillax, and we’ll loop you in with a look at the new words, phrases, and compounds added to the OED this quarter. New additions this September cover a lot of ground, stretching alphabetically from abugida (a system for organizing words or characters in the Semitic […]
Last week, dotweekly founder jamie Zoch released a tweet message: The terminal The Motley Fool, LLC. seems to have acquired the domain name wallstreet.com, along with Wall-street.com and seven trademarks. Currently visiting wallstreet.com, the page shows “wallstreet.com owned by The Motley Fool”.
China’s central bank will launch a state-backed cryptocurrency and issue it to seven institutions in the coming months, according to a former employee of one of the institutions who is now an independent researcher. Paul Schulte, who worked as global head of financial strategy for China Construction Bank until 2012, says the largest bank in the […]
In just around nine months, Bitcoin (BTC) will see its next block reward reduction — dubbed “halving”. Despite this rapidly approaching bullish event, however, the cryptocurrency market has stagnated, establishing a trading range. Related Reading: Bitcoin: Crypto-Like Global Monetary System To Be a Boon For BTC But a model from PlanB suggests that should history […]
Samsung Adds Bitcoin Support to Its Blockchain Keystore On August 13, Samsung, the South Korean multinational conglomerate, published the company’s new Blockchain Keystore SDK for developers and the latest release supports Bitcoin Core (BTC). The version follows Samsung’s previous Keystore release which only supported ETH and the ERC20 standard. Also Read: Exploring the SLP Token […]
The World Gold Council has defined gold as a valuable strategic asset in 2020. As of July, the central bank headed by China, Russia and Poland purchased 374 tons of gold, up 73% year-on-year, while the global central bank bought gold in 2018. It was the total purchase amount of about 651 tons (about 40% […]
Despite the fact that Bitcoin is 50% down from its all-time high of $20,000, the project has continued to set milestones. As noted by countless cryptocurrency Twitter users on Wednesday, the number of Bitcoin that has been mined has officially surmounted 17,850,000. This means that 85% of BTC’s 21 million supply cap has been spent. […]