Competing narratives around crypto clash on the Earth Day, April 19-26

Regulation by enforcement, a fast and economical substitute for thorough rulemaking, is widely regarded as some of the U.S. executive agencies’ preeminent approach to crypto regulation. It could be summed up as letting crypto firms explore the boundaries of what is permissible by themselves and then punishing industry participants in case their exploratory actions come […]

This Earth Day analysts say Bitcoin mining is naturally gravitating to green energy

April 22 is Earth Day and with environmental sustainability one of the key topics in the global debate surrounding Bitcoin mining, analysts say the industry has begun to naturally gravitate towards cleaner and cheaper energy sources. According to a January report by the Bitcoin Mining Council, by Q4 2021, the global Bitcoin mining industry ran […]

Algorand Rents Times Square Billboard to Tout Green Cred Ahead of Earth Day

“We wanted to make a bold statement on a large platform to educate the general public that advances in blockchain technology like those employed at Algorand have made it more green and sustainable than the first generation proof-of-work blockchains, and definitely more green than traditional banking and finance rails,” said Warden, a former executive director […]

Decred price soars 45% in one day three weeks before a major hard fork

Decred (DCR) prices soared by as much as 45% on April 18 before paring some gains as traders bet on a major hard fork that aims to prevent pump-and-dump schemes by miners.  Key Decred network upgrade in three weeks DCR rallied by nearly 45% to over $86 in one day, its highest level in four […]

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day 2. Afternoon: Peterson, Alden, Weinstein, Stark & More

And here it is, the bitter end of the Bitcoin 2022 coverage. As we said in the previous post, the afternoon was disappointing, to say the least. The conference’s organizers took their shot with big-name guests from the so-called “Intellectual Dark Web” and they missed. Both Jordan Peterson and Eric Weinstein misunderstood the assignment and […]

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day 2. Morning: Booth, Pysh, Carter, Back, van Wirdum & More

The last day of the Bitcoin 2022 conference was sort of a letdown. The big-name speakers didn’t deliver, the announcements were mild and there was no El Salvador moment. That was in the afternoon, though. In the morning, the bitcoin-famous speakers did their thing and brought forth interesting ideas and doubled down on their theories. […]

Shiba Inu price soars 35% in one day as Robinhood lists SHIB for trading

Shiba Inu (SHIB) prices soared on April 12 upon its debut on Robinhood, a U.S.-based commission-free trading platform. SHIB price climbed by more than 35% to 0.00003, its highest level in almost two months, before paring some gains. Nonetheless, SHIB was still on track to log its best daily performance since Feb. 6 when it rallied […]

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day 1. Afternoon: Thiel, Salinas, Keiser, Mallers & More

It’s time for another Bitcoin 2022 recap. That fateful afternoon, What Bitcoin Did’s Peter McCormack hosted. It contains the most talked-about panels and keynotes. We have the perspective of two billionaires, refugees, activists, a loudmouth journalist that may be a billionaire, and the Podcasting 2.0 pioneer. On top of that, the Jack Mallers’ announcement that […]

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day One. Morning: Mow, Saylor, Wood, Diop, & Ammous

Welcome to the Bitcoin 2022 conference’s best day recap. Audiovisually, the Bitcoin Magazine staff stepped up its game. The livestream transmission was much more professional and tv-like than the Industry Day one. The stand-out performance was Coin Stories’ Natalie Brunell hosting the news desk, that woman knows what she’s doing. Over at the Nakamoto Stage, […]