Central Bank Digital Currencies Take Center Stage at IMF Spring Meetings

Central Bank Digital Currencies Take Center Stage at IMF Spring Meetings

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Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) featured prominently when global financial leaders met for this year’s World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) joint Spring Meetings in the United States. Faced with emerging disruptive technologies like Bitcoin, their discussions also focused on how money and payments are taking on new forms throughout the world. There…

Satoshi’s Treasure, the hunt is on for $1 million in bitcoin prize

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A cryptic message broadcasted over the Blockstream satellite revealed a treasure hunt for a $1 million in bitcoin prize. The message challenges readers to find Satoshi’s Treasure, a series of challenges—of increasing difficulty—requiring feats of strength, travel, and certain subject expertise. The broadcast began: “If you are reading this, something has led you to search…

Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer

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With the founder of Wikileaks behind bars, it’s been a trying time for activists who believe in spreading freedom and truth in an age steeped in lies and manipulation from parasitic central bankers and bureaucrats. In order to show support for Julian Assange, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Chris Troutner decided to upload the entire Wikileaks…

Bitcoin network surpasses 400M transactions, community celebrates major milestone

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The number of transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain ledger has surpassed 400 million with block 570,761. These transactions were made during bitcoin’s ten years of existence and were celebrated across the Bitcoin community. Bitcoin Transactions Reach New Record Since its inception in 2008 and its first mined block in 2009, Bitcoin has become the dominant…

Next Bitcoin Core Release to Finally Let Hardware Wallets Connect to Full Nodes

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The coming release of Bitcoin Core will finally, natively allow users to connect bitcoin full nodes to hardware wallets.

YTD performance report: Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash

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The first quarter of 2019 has brought much-needed optimism into the crypto industry, with data showing the first Q1 increase since 2017. While bitcoin broke through the $5,000 mark, the world’s largest cryptocurrency wasn’t the biggest gainer on the market, as ETH, LTC, and BCH all showed significant growth. Meanwhile, XRP has underperformed. Cryptocurrency Markets…

Analyzing Charlie Lee’s legendary Litecoin price predictions

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Charlie Lee, the creator and founder of Litecoin, has made a number of bold price predictions over the past few years. These predictions have had startling accuracy. Among his predictions, he accurately forecasted the bottom for LTC and also infamously sold his holdings near the top of the 2018 bull market. Charlie Lee was a…