Monthly Archives: November 2021

Multisig Setup Saves Bitcoin Stack from Home Burglary

Even though burglars managed to steal the victim’s hardware wallet, his funds were still safe because of his multisig setup. Bitcoin user Callum McArthur’s house was broken into last month, and the burglars stole his hardware wallet and recovery words which stored his bitcoin stack. However, even though the criminals managed to get away with McArthur’s devices, they didn’t know that the keys they took were part of a multisig setup. As a result, the burglars couldn’t spend one satoshi, and McArthur’s stack was left intact. “You […]

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Analysts say Bitcoin price ‘dips are transitory,’ suggesting BTC will soon head to $75K

Rising U.S. inflation and overblown fears about Evergrande contagion might be factors behind BTC’s recent pullback, but most analysts view the drop as a “necessary retest.” Volatility is the name of the game in the cryptocurrency market and the Nov. 11 evening sell-off in the price of Bitcoin (BTC) is a reminder that new all-time highs are often followed by sharp whipsaws to underlying support levels.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that after dropping to a low near $62,800 late on Nov. 10, the […]

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Doctors Without Borders is now using blockchain tech for medical record storage

Blockchain documentation service Transcrypts announced a partnership with the humanitarian organization on Thursday. At a November 11 press conference, blockchain- based document security company Transcrypts announced a partnership with Doctors Without Borders, or DWB, that began on October 14th. Working together, they have already uploaded 6500 immunization records to the blockchain, with a goal of 76000 by 2022. Most of the recorded immunizations are COVID 19 vaccines, but the company stated that the eventually the goal is to store all patient medical records on the blockchain, where […]

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Bitfarms expands to US, plans green crypto mining operation in Washington

The company estimates the completed U.S. facilities will be able to produce 3.7 Bitcoin daily at a cost of roughly $4,000 per BTC. Canadian Bitcoin mining company Bitfarms is planning to build its first data center in the United States following the purchase of a land plot in Washington State. In a Nov. 11 announcement, Bitfarms said it aimed to establish mining operations in the U.S. capable of 620 petahashes per second using 6,200 Bitmain rigs fully powered by hydroelectric energy. The firm has already purchased a […]

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Sotheby’s to Bring Down the Hammer in Ethereum on 2 Iconic Banksy Paintings

Sotheby’s, the British-founded American luxury auction house, has announced the company will be selling Banksy works for real-time bids in ethereum at “The Now Evening Auction” on November 18. While the upcoming auction will have pieces from highly acclaimed artists such as Mark Bradford and Yoshitomo Nara, Banksy’s “Love in the Air” and “Trolley Hunters” will be sold for ether “for the first time at auction.” 2 Banksy Paintings to be Sold at Auction in Ethereum via Sotheby’s Fine Auction House In 2021, the fine auction house […]

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Announcing the Launch of the Lao Crypto and DeFi Product – Welnance Finance

PRESS RELEASE. Welnance, a DeFi protocol built on Binance Smart Chain, is set to launch the first Lao crypto and decentralized product on the 11th of November, 2021. Welnance is a decentralized financial platform that’s aimed at promoting financial freedom and choices for people around the world by offering fast, secure, reliable financial products and services to customers. Welnance is under the Phousy Group ( one of the 6 companies authorized by the government of Laos to trade and mine cryptocurrencies). Since its inception in 1997, The […]

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Is Bitcoin Now A Must-Have Asset For Public Companies?

As attention on inflation heightens, public companies look to a solid store of value to protect their profits. There’s no denying it: support for bitcoin among publicly-listed companies is growing. As of June this year, more than 34 public companies collectively held over 213,000 bitcoin on their balance sheet, roughly equating to 1.14% of the asset’s circulating supply. From vehicle manufacturers (Tesla) and business intelligence firms (MicroStrategy) to crypto-native companies (Coinbase, Riot Blockchain, Inc) and fintech platforms (Square, Inc), forward-looking organizations are increasingly backing “digital gold” to […]

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Discussing Bitcoin Information Theory

Aaron Segal dissects Bitcoin using the laws of thermodynamics and the concept of monetary entropy. Watch This Episode on YouTube Watch/Listen To This Episode: BitcoinTV Rumble Spotify Apple Google Libsyn  Overcast In this episode of Bitcoin Spaces Live, host Christian Keroles (@ck_snarks) is joined by Aaron Segal (@LudiMagistr) to discuss his article for Bitcoin Magazine titled “Bitcoin Information Theory: B.I.T.”. Aaron explains how entropy is closely related to money and how Bitcoin as information is ultimately a reduction of entropy. This is an extremely enlightening discussion, as […]

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Crypto miner Hut 8 surpassed 5K Bitcoin held in reserves

According to the firm, it mines close to 20 BTC per day. In its third-quarter earnings release, Canadian cryptocurrency miner Hut8 announced that it surpassed the goal set earlier this year of holding 5,000 Bitcoins (BTC) in reserves through mining. Its Bitcoin balance now amounts to 5,053, for a total market value of $430 million. During the quarter, Hut 8 generated 50.34 million (CA$) (worth around $40 million) in revenue and CA$23.37 million (about $18.57 million) in net income, up from CA$5.75 million in revenue (about $4.57 million) and […]

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Vectorspace AI (VXV) flies under the radar to new highs as big data becomes the ‘new’ oil

High level partnerships and a focus on using artificial intelligence and big data to find solutions to complex problems are backing VXV’s quiet climb to new all-time highs. “I’m in it for the tech,” is a phrase commonly used in the cryptocurrency ecosystem by many who want to express a deeper motivation for being involved with blockchain technology beyond the significant gains that are known to happen in the volatile asset class.  One project that has quietly climbed the charts without the need to jump on the […]

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