Bitcoin Price Breaks $12,000: Sets New 2020 High

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The Bitcoin price is now above $12,000 after weeks of attempting to break past this resistance point. Today’s price gain now means Bitcoin (BTC) has set...

$12K Level Proves Hard Nut to Crack

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The Bitcoin price temporarily crossed the $12,000 mark for the second time in less than a fortnight but once again saw a swift retreat, dropping $500...

Bitfinex Offers $400M Reward for Return of Stolen Funds from 2016 Incident

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Crypto exchange giant Bitfinex has announced a $400 million reward for the return of the funds stolen in the 2016 Bitcoin hack. The move comes on...

What are Discreet Log Contracts? Using Bitcoin for DeFi

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DeFi has attracted significant attention over 2020 as hundreds of projects on Ethereum have emerged at the intersection of blockchains and open financial instruments ranging from...

What Are Watchtowers in Bitcoin’s Lightning Network?

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Watchtowers were conceptualized within the original Lightning Network (LN) paper and have since been improved and optimized as Bitcoin’s LN looks to scale into a global...

What is Sound Money? A Look at Bitcoin’s Emergence

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Throughout history, there have various iterations of sound money, from the Rai stones of the Yap islands to the gold standard.However, sound money has remained elusive...

What Are Bitcoin Futures? Complete Beginner’s Guide

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As speculation of regulatory guidelines and institutional investment in cryptocurrencies continues to unfold, keeping up with all of the developments can be challenging.However, Bitcoin futures have...

Mapping the Rise of Bitcoin on Ethereum: Considerations & Top Projects

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Last week, I wrote on whether the advance of ERC20 bitcoin token projects was good for both Bitcoin and Ethereum or mainly just Ethereum. That’s an...

Iran Pushes National Bitcoin Mining Plan as Chinese Region Tries to ‘Ban’ Mining

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Just five years ago, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies were a fringe asset class that was unnoticed by most.  But as the digital asset market has gained value...

What Do Analysts Think Comes Next?

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Just over 24 hours, investors were expecting Bitcoin to push past $10,000 for the first time in weeks. Now, the cryptocurrency is plunging lower, recently reaching...