Day: February 18, 2019

Everything You Should Know About Bitcoin Address Formats

Everything You Should Know About Bitcoin Address Formats

A wallet address, comprising a string of 26-35 alphanumeric characters, is all it takes to send and receive bitcoin. Any bitcoin address can be used t ...
Bitmain Announces New 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip With 29% More Efficiency

Bitmain Announces New 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip With 29% More Efficiency

On Feb. 18, mining rig manufacturing giant Bitmain Technologies announced its next-generation 7nm ASIC chip for mining SHA-256 cryptocurrencies like B ...
Most of 2017’s Leading Cryptocurrencies by Market Cap Have Crashed Out of the Top 15

Most of 2017’s Leading Cryptocurrencies by Market Cap Have Crashed Out of the Top 15

Many cryptocurrencies rose and fell during the 2017 bull market and subsequent year of bearish retracement. While the top four crypto assets by market ...
What is a Bitcoin ETN and how does it differ from a Bitcoin ETF?

What is a Bitcoin ETN and how does it differ from a Bitcoin ETF?

An Exchange Traded Note (ETN) is a debt instrument that is backed by the credit of the issuer like a bank. It is designed to enable investors to acces ...
In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare Acquisition, Grayscale Investment Report

In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare Acquisition, Grayscale Investment Report

In this edition of The Daily we cover the beta launch of a new platform from Shapeshift, an acquisition by one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges ...
Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Bullish Following Possible Higher Lows

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Bullish Following Possible Higher Lows

The cryptocurrency markets have enjoyed a day of significant bullish action, with only four of the top 80 crypto assets by capitalization posting a 24 ...
Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin ETFs

Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin ETFs

Commissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have come together to discuss t ...