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Bitcoin

CBDCs do not threaten Bitcoin — their success might depend

A little less than two years ago, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a research paper on the rise of digital money. Much of the text dealt with how Central Banks could mitigate potential risks that digital money and in particular stablecoins posed to the existing system. At the time, the paper’s inclusion of Bitcoin […]Read More

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Weekly Outlook: T-Bonds Threaten Crucial BTC/USD Support

Key Bitcoin Takeaways: Bitcoin fell wildly last week as the US dollar capitalized on rising Treasury bond yields. Nonetheless, dip-buying sentiment near a technical support level kept the cryptocurrency’s bullish bias intact. A further rise in yields could have bears test the support area for a breakdown. The BTC/USD exchange rate logged a sharp rebound […]Read More

Blockchain

Minority Ethereum Mining Pools Threaten to Block Update

Ethereum miners have formed a cartel of sorts to thwart the implementation of a now contentious proposal – one they say cuts into their bottom line unfairly. Eight Ethereum mining pools amounting to around 30% of the network’s hash power have cast their support behind tiny mining pool Flexpool’s stance against Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) […]Read More