Now Chrome Can Block Ads That Leach Power From Your CPU

Google developers have built a feature to help you avoid abusive ads. Here’s how to turn it on...

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Germany Enters Recession as Over 100 Banks Charge Negative Interest Rates
May18

Germany Enters Recession as Over 100 Banks Charge Negative Interest Rates

Germany has plunged into a recession with the worst quarterly contraction since the global financial and economic crisis of 2008, according to official data. Over 100 banks in the country are now charging customers negative interest rates. Germany Enters Recession The German economy is now in a recession according to data released Friday by the country’s Federal Statistical Office, Statistisches Bundesamt. The authority...

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S2F Hopium: Report and Twitter Critics Find Flaws With Bitcoin’s Stock-to-Flow Ratio
May18

S2F Hopium: Report and Twitter Critics Find Flaws With Bitcoin’s Stock-to-Flow Ratio

In mid-April, news.Bitcoin.com researched the popular stock-to-flow (S2F), which shows the price of a single bitcoin reaching $55K and even six figures. At the time, analysts questioned measuring bitcoin’s price in this manner and more recently, a few others have been criticizing the method as well. Just recently, a research report written by the author Francis Tapon finds eight flaws in bitcoin’s S2F model. Additionally,...

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45 Older-Generation Bitcoin Miners Are Unprofitable After the Reward Halving
May18

45 Older-Generation Bitcoin Miners Are Unprofitable After the Reward Halving

On May 11, the Bitcoin network experienced its third block reward halving, which had chopped the 12.5 BTC reward to 6.25 coins following the event. It’s been close to a week later, and data stemming from mining rig profitability websites show that more than 45 older generation devices are not profitable right now at today’s bitcoin exchange rates. After May 11, Many Older-Generation Bitcoin Mining Rigs Bit the Dust Recent...

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JK Rowling Bitcoin Quest: Elon Musk Joins Community to Explain Cryptocurrency to Harry Potter Author
May18

JK Rowling Bitcoin Quest: Elon Musk Joins Community to Explain Cryptocurrency to Harry Potter Author

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has become inundated with bitcoin insight and cryptocurrency explanations when she tweeted asking someone to explain to her what bitcoin was. Tesla CEO Elon Musk was among those trying to explain bitcoin to Rowling. He believes that bitcoin is “solid” compared to governments’ fiat money. JK Rowling Wants to Understand Bitcoin British author J.K. Rowling, famed for writing the Harry...

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