Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Above $1,600 as ‘Bellatrix’ Hard Fork Commences

By | September 6, 2022

Ethereum rallied on Tuesday, as founder Vitalik Buterin confirmed a part of the “Merge” event was commencing today. In a tweet he stated: “What’s happening today is the Bellatrix hard fork, which prepares the chain for the merge.” Bitcoin was also higher, as it traded near $20,000. Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC ) briefly rose above $20,000… Read More »

‘No Middle Class Left,’ ‘Millions Will Be Wiped Out’ — Two Market Crash Predictions, Gas Cartels, and Whales Moving Mt Gox Coins: Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

By | September 4, 2022

In this week’s Jcquirin.com News Week in Review, one market strategist issues a dire warning about the U.S. economy and a large market crash that could cause a “50 to 60 percent haircut” in stocks. Further, the Russian government is reportedly making moves to create a global gas cartel with Iran. These stories, as well… Read More »

LG to Launch Crypto Wallet Wallypto Later This Year

By | September 2, 2022

LG, the South Korean electronics giant, is currently developing a cryptocurrency wallet app that will be launched later this year. The wallet, called Wallypto, will be part of a new business phase for the company, which recently abandoned its mobile hardware business and pivoted to software solutions. Wallypto will support only Hedera Hashgraph assets at… Read More »

New Study Says Number of Cryptocurrencies Now at 10,000 — Five Coins Account for 75% of Total Market Cap

By | August 31, 2022

The number of known cryptocurrencies surged from 6,000 in July 2021 to 10,400 in February 2022 before dropping to around 10,000 by August. Only five cryptocurrencies currently account for over 75% of the entire crypto industry market capitalization. A Thousand Cryptocurrencies Added Every Month According to the data from Augusta Free Press, the number of… Read More »

Argentinian Province Mendoza Starts Accepting Tax Payments in Crypto

By | August 29, 2022

Mendoza, an Argentinian province, has implemented a system that allows taxpayers to pay their taxes fully with cryptocurrencies. The system, which was launched this week, is part of a strategic push for the modernization and digitalization of payments carried by the tax authority of Mendoza and uses the services of a third party to process… Read More »

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Nears $20,000, as ETH Hits 1-Month Low

By | August 27, 2022

Bitcoin was trading close to $20,000 to start the weekend, as traders reacted to comments from U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell during Friday’s Jackson Hole summit. Powell warned that “there will be some pain ahead,” as the Fed attempts to bring the rate of inflation down. Ethereum was below $1,500 on Saturday. Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC… Read More »

Sanctions, Disagreements Hamper Regulation of Crypto Mining in Russia, Experts Say

By | August 25, 2022

The changing geopolitical and economic environment, as well as persisting differences between responsible government institutions, are hindering the advance of legislation tailored to regulate cryptocurrency mining in Russia. According to a report quoting industry watchers, these factors are halting the advance of the necessary legislation. Two Draft Laws on Mining Await Approval by the Russian… Read More »

Report: Nigerian Central Bank Targets Tenfold Increase in Number of CBDC Users, Governor Says Use of Cash Will ‘Dissipate to Zero’

By | August 23, 2022

Despite the apparent slow embrace of the e-naira digital currency by Nigerians, the Central Bank of Nigeria governor has said his institution is targeting a tenfold increase in the number of users of the digital currency in the next twelve months. The governor predicted that the use of cash will “dissipate to zero” while the… Read More »

Qatari National Blockchain Blueprint Spotlights Benefits of the Technology to Country’s Economy

By | August 19, 2022

Qatar’s recently released “National Blockchain Blueprint” has suggested that the technology, combined with a “solid regulatory framework,” can help the country build an innovative information technology (IT) sector. However, for this to happen, Qatar must implement recommendations laid out in the blueprint. Qatar Said to Be Well Placed to Become Blockchain Hub A blueprint jointly… Read More »