Mark Hunter

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Apr 17 2021

Taproot ‘Speedy Trial’ Integrated into Bitcoin Core

Apr 17 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade is set for a vote thanks to the integration of Speedy Trial Taproot will increase privacy of Bitcoin transactions and is the biggest network upgrade since Segwit Speedy Trial is a way for miners to vote for the upgrade...

Apr 16 2021

Turkey Crypto Ban Causes $56 Billion Market Drop

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turkey has announced a ban of cryptocurrency use in the country Crypto use has surged following three years of inflation The cryptocurrency markets lost $56 billion following a flash crash The...

300 Crypto Scam Victims Sue Broker Over €250 Million Loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes 300 crypto scam victims in Spain have filed the country’s first crypto-related class action lawsuit Javier Biosca is alleged to have swindled victims out of some $300 million in a Ponzi scheme Biosca fled with $96 million in bitcoin last November...

Back to Basics – The Litecoin Mining Process

Apr 16 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crypto guides

Reading Time: 4 minutes Litecoin is one of the easiest coins for a home miner to mine Litecoin can still be mined with a GPU Our guide runs through what you need to do to run a Litecoin mining operation We recently provided you with a...

AXA Insurance Allows Bitcoin Premium Payments

Reading Time: 2 minutes Insurance giant AXA has announced that it is accepting bitcoin for premiums The company put the development down to “growing customer demand for alternatives” AXA’s own market research revealed that crypto was the most popular alternative medium...

Apr 15 2021

Coinbase Settles on $100 Billion Valuation in Nasdaq Bow

Reading Time: 2 minutes Coinbase ended its first day of trading at $100 billion in valuation COIN hit $430 in early trading before dipping 27%, ending up at $328 Bitcoin hit an all-time high on listing day Coinbase shares enjoyed a fitting debut on the Nasdaq as...

NFT Mania Over? Jake Paul Punch at 1% of Reserve Price

Apr 15 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency cryptocurrency news nft

Reading Time: 2 minutes An NFT auction featuring Jake Paul knocking out Nate Robinson is currently set to fetch a little over 1% of its reserve The auction may be a victim of a collapsing NFT market Many metrics are down to pre-mania levels or below...

Powell: Digital Dollar Faces “Subtle and Difficult” Choices

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jerome Powell, head of the Federal Reserve, has warned that many “subtle and difficult” choices exist with regard to a digital dollar Powell added that work was being done to evaluate the theoretical and practical requirements of a U.S. CBDC...

Apr 14 2021

Coinbase Listing Eases Regulatory Concerns

Reading Time: 2 minutes Coinbase lists on the Nasdaq today, a watershed moment for the crypto space Coinbase is known to be close to regulators, one of the reasons they have been so successful The fact that Coinbase has gone ahead with such a risky venture shows that...

Bitcoin Hits All Time High as Coinbase Listing Looms

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin surpasses its all time high yesterday, then breached it again today Coinbase’s listing on the Nasdaq today could have something to do with the price rise Many alts kept pace with or even bettered Bitcoin...

Ethereum Berlin Upgrade Expected Today

Apr 14 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency ethereum ethereum news

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ethereum’s latest upgrade, Berlin, is set to go live today The Ethereum Berlin upgrade features four main changes around transactions Ethereum’s next upgrade, London, features the controversial EIP-1559...

Back to Basics – An Introduction to Litecoin

Reading Time: 3 minutes Litecoin was designed to a faster version Bitcoin, to work alongside it as an alternative Litecoin addresses a number of perceived issues with Bitcoin How did Litecoin get started and how relevant is it today? Litecoin (LTC) is often...

Apr 13 2021

COPA Files Bitcoin Copyright Injunction Against Craig Wright

Apr 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news craig wright

Reading Time: 2 minutes COPA has filed an injunction against Craig Wright to try and stop him claiming copyright over the Bitcoin whitepaper COPA has asked that the UK High Court declare he is not the author of the Bitcoin whitepaper or its copyright holder The filing...

DEGEN Index Sees First Graduation as RUNE Makes Way

Reading Time: 2 minutes RUNE has become the first token to graduate from the DEGEN Index RUNE crossed $2 billion in market cap recently, which is the ceiling for tokens in the index RGT will replace RUNE in the DEGEN Index, which has a $140 million market cap...

Will Binance Coin Flip Ethereum?

Apr 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  binance blockchain ethereum opinions

Reading Time: 3 minutes Binance Coin has roared to third place by market cap Many have claimed that it will overtake Ethereum into second What are the factors behind the battle for second place? There have been many supposed ‘Ethereum killers’ since 2017, but...

Apr 12 2021

BSC is Centralized Ethereum Fork, Says Messari Researcher

Reading Time: 2 minutes Messari researcher Ryan Watkins has dismissed Binance Smart Chain as a centralized Ethereum copycat Watkins dismissed BNB’s token performance as a distraction from the nature of the BSC protocol He also said that BSC’s success was down to...

BitOasis to Delist BSV From Platform

Reading Time: 2 minutes Middle East exchange BitOasis will remove BSV from its exchange next week BitOasis, which calls itself the oldest and biggest crypto exchange in the region, gave no reason for the removal BSV has now lost five exchanges in two years...

How to Find and Trade a Lagging Alt Coin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone wants to bag a huge run during alt season It can be tempting to jump into a pumping coin, but this is when you should be selling, not buying Our guide will show you how to find and trade an alt in alt season Bagging a big return...

FBI Using Bitcoin Mixers With Victims’ Assets

Reading Time: 2 minutes The FBI has been accused of using Bitcoin mixers when recovering stolen assets Bitcoin mixers aren’t actually illegal, although the DoJ has called them “a crime” Victims cannot be sure of just how much of their bitcoin was really recovered...

Apr 10 2021

Orakuru Heavily Criticized for Unfair Token Sale

Reading Time: 2 minutes Orakuru, the Binance Smartchain project which had its token sale on Thursday, has been roundly criticized for its measly allocation Participants had to stake KPAD tokens, but the ratio of ORK tokens to KPAD tokens was magnitudes lower than anticipated...