High-Stakes Security Setups Are Making Remote Work Impossible

Staffers at power grids, intelligence agencies, and more often don’t have the option to work from home, even in light of...

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How to Track, Get and Set the Best Transaction Fees with Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash
Mar14

How to Track, Get and Set the Best Transaction Fees with Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

Once set up with a bitcoin or bitcoin cash wallet and some coins, using and sending them is pretty easy. Part of this process involves paying a transaction fee, which is a small amount of coin included in a transaction incentivizing miners to work the tx into a block. Both BTC and BCH transactions have fees, with BCH fees being much lower. This post will detail some ways to find and track the best possible fees, set tx fees in your...

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ETH Price Strains Defi Collateral Loans as ‘Black Swan’ Event Strikes Makerdao
Mar14

ETH Price Strains Defi Collateral Loans as ‘Black Swan’ Event Strikes Makerdao

The price of ethereum dropping double digits on March 12 sent shockwaves through the decentralized finance (defi) community. Makerdao’s single collateral DAI has been struggling and the low price of ETH has left millions worth of DAI undercollateralized. The defi project’s undercollateralizition was also blamed on price oracle discrepancies. Also read: The 35 Most Influential Bitcoiners Dominating Crypto Twitter by...

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Germany’s Bitcoin Group Welcomes Licensing for Crypto Custodians, Expects Competition From Banks
Mar14

Germany’s Bitcoin Group Welcomes Licensing for Crypto Custodians, Expects Competition From Banks

Bitcoin Group SE, a prominent member of the European crypto industry, has been preparing to apply for permission to conduct crypto custody activities in its home country, Germany. The providers of such services in the Federal Republic are now recognized as financial institutions. Bitcoin Group, which has been in the business for some time, welcomes the changes that introduced licensing to the sector. Starting from Jan. 1, 2020, banks...

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Edward Snowden ‘Felt Like Buying Bitcoin’ While Traders Hunt for the Market Bottom
Mar14

Edward Snowden ‘Felt Like Buying Bitcoin’ While Traders Hunt for the Market Bottom

Following three consecutive days of losses shedding $50 billion off the cryptoconomy, digital currency markets lost another $44 billion in a matter of hours on March 12. Not only did ‘Black Thursday’ wreck traditional markets, but gold and bitcoin felt the brunt as well. Amidst the sell-off, the whistleblower Edward Snowden said that he “felt like buying bitcoin” as he believes the price drop was invoked by...

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