Monthly Archives: January 2022

Robinhood to Launch Crypto Trading Internationally — Sees ‘Immense Potential’ in Crypto Economy

Robinhood has “set aggressive goals to start opening its crypto platform up to customers internationally in 2022,” the popular trading platform revealed during its Q4 earnings call. “The company believes in the immense potential of the crypto economy and sees a big opportunity in serving customers across the globe.” Robinhood’s Crypto Earnings, Expansion Plans Robinhood Markets Inc. (NASDAQ: HOOD) released its fourth quarter and full year 2021 results Thursday. The company’s total net revenues for the quarter increased 14% from the same period in 2020 to $363 […]

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Bitcoin And The Smallest Businesses: Cantillon Effects And Why They Need Bitcoin

Small businesses that are essential to communities often suffer the most from inflation — here’s how bitcoin can help remedy this suffering. The Cantillon effect describes the phenomena that those closest to the money-printing benefit the most. Larger institutions, banks, organizations, and corporations are closer to the money. Larger groups representing large amounts of coordinated interests are also closer to the money. What are SMEs, small and medium Eenterprises? Small businesses are usually defined as organizations with fewer than 100 employees; midsize enterprises are those organizations with […]

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Eth2 rebrands to consensus layer, Elon Musk fails to boost DOGE, YouTube gaming head switches to Polygon Studios: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 23-28

Coming every Saturday, Hodlers Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Analysts say Bitcoins bounce at $36K means ‘its time to start thinking about a bottom’ Bitcoin had a turbulent week, its price dropping as low as $33,300 and surging as high as $38,000 before retracting back to the $36,000 region at the time […]

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Russian Government Drafts Roadmap to Regulate, Not Ban Crypto, Report Unveils

A roadmap on cryptocurrencies has been prepared by a number of ministries, regulatory bodies, and law enforcement agencies, Russian media reported. The document, which aims to regulate Russia’s crypto market by the end of this year, comes amid disagreements between the central bank and other government institutions about the future of decentralized digital money in Russia. Moscow Moves to Adopt Rules for Cryptocurrencies After Putin’s Call Soon after Russian President Vladimir Putin urged government officials to reach a consensus on how to regulate cryptocurrencies, Deputy Prime Minister […]

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How Lightning Network, Taproot Growth Signal The Future Of Bitcoin

The first day of Keyfest 2022 highlighted the growth of the Lightning Network and Taproot, and reflected on the future of Bitcoin. The first day of Keyfest 2022, a virtual Bitcoin conference hosted by Casa, was focused on the future of Bitcoin — exciting applications currently being developed and others that are growing in user base — and the continued growth of the Bitcoin network as it relates to on-chain metrics and global socio-economic impact on the adopting world. In one panel for select attendees, titled the […]

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Weekly NFT Sales Drop 13% While Crypto Prices Rebound From Market Rout

Last week, non-fungible token (NFT) sales remained unscathed while crypto asset spot markets were dismal. However, a week later, NFT sales have dropped 13% to $800 million in sales over the last seven days. During the past week, NFT sales on the Ethereum blockchain have slipped 11.78% but Ronin blockchain-based NFT sales (Axie Infinity) dropped 47.83%. Weekly NFT Sales Slide Lower, Axie Infinity’s Ronin Sales Shed More Than 47% Statistics over the last seven days show that NFT sales are down across the 12 blockchains that produce […]

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The Metaverse will change the live music experience, but will it be decentralized?

Widespread adoption of virtual reality could be the next big step for live music, which in turn could be the key to mass adoption of NFTs and DAOs. As the two-year anniversary of the global COVID-19 pandemic begins to hurtle toward us, we are no closer to knowing when our social lives will return to normal or what will the new normal be. The effect this has had on businesses like nightclubs, music venues and musicians have been immeasurable. With crowded in-person events either made impossible — […]

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Report: Nvidia’s Lite Hash Rate Tech to Stop Crypto Miners ‘Was Pointless’

In mid-May 2021, the American multinational technology company Nvidia Corporation revealed that it added a hashrate limiter to curb the use of cryptocurrency mining with its graphics processing units (GPUs). However, crypto miners now say the move was pointless, and the mining organization Nicehash details that the hashrate limiter scheme introduced by Nvidia “did not discourage miners at all.” Nvidia’s Hashrate Limiter Didn’t Stop Crypto Miners From Using the Products Last year Bitcoin.com News reported on Nvidia’s “Lite Hash Rate” (LHR) technology, when the graphics cards manufacturer […]

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Why is my Bitcoin transaction unconfirmed?

When at least three miners do not confirm the Bitcoin transaction, it remains unconfirmed and unconfirmed transactions can be canceled. What happens if you send Bitcoin to an Ethereum address? Technically, you cannot send BTC or Ether (ETH) from a Bitcoin wallet to an Ethereum wallet. Most wallets will warn you if you try to send Bitcoin to an Ethereum wallet or ETH directly to a Bitcoin wallet. Bitcoin transmitted to Ethereum wallets is frequently lost and unrecoverable. Before sending BTC, ETH or any other cryptocurrency, make […]

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Crypto mining won’t survive another round of environmental legislation

Blockchain mining’s massive carbon footprint is impossible to justify — and puts it in the crosshairs of global environmental legislation. It was only a matter of time before China slapped a ban on Bitcoin (BTC) mining, trading and crypto services. To do anything with Bitcoin anywhere in the People’s Republic, one needs a special exemption. The Chinese government’s given reason for the Bitcoin crackdown is to reduce its well-documented climate impact. Regardless of the amount of truth in this explanation, one thing is clear: China’s righteous anger […]

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