Madeira ‘embraces’ Bitcoin, and how its president met Michael Saylor

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The tiny Portuguese archipelago of Madeira has “adopted” Bitcoin (BTC) — but what does that mean? The announcement, made during the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami, has spurned confusion and misinformation. Miguel Albuquerque, the president of the Regional Government of Madeira, hopped on the stage in April to announce: “I believe in the future, and I … Read more

SkillzVault and ESE Entertainment Win Gold at Muse Creative Awards 2022

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SkillzVault and ESE Entertainment Win Gold at Muse Creative Awards 2022 PRESS RELEASE. At Bitcoin Vault (BTCV), the team pride itself on solving security issues that no one else can, which requires a great deal of creative thinking. But when a team can think outside the box, anything is possible. Now, it has been proven that … Read more

FTX CEO notices no future in Bitcoin payments, community blazes back

FTX CEO sees no future in Bitcoin payments, community fires back

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of crypto exchange FTX, has criticized the efficiency of Bitcoin (BTC) as a payment network, only to meet heavy backlash from the crypto community. During an interview with the Financial Times, Bankman-Fried fueled environmental concerns associated with the Bitcoin network’s mining consensus, proof-of-work (PoW), and claimed it’s not scalable enough to accommodate millions … Read more

Bitcoin Stalls Below $30K, Polkadot Retrieves Another 7% (Weekend Watch)

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While most of the larger-cap alts are slightly in the red, DOT has jumped by 7%. Bitcoin trades close to $30,000. Bitcoin has calmed just under and around the $30,000 level after the recent massive volatility that brought the asset south by five digits. Most altcoins are also relatively stagnant daily, with a few exceptions, … Read more

Why Bitcoin Still At Risk of A Fresh Decline Below $29K

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Bitcoin attempted a recovery wave above the $30,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is struggling near $31,000 and might start a fresh decline. Bitcoin recovered above the $30,000 level but struggled above $31,000. The price is now well above the $30,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bullish … Read more

Ethereum Hashrate Taps an All-Time High Amid This Week’s Crypto Market Meltdown

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Amid the crazy week in the world of cryptocurrencies and the Bitcoin network’s mining difficulty reaching a lifetime high at 31.25 trillion, Ethereum’s hash rate tapped an all-time high on May 13, at a block height of 14,770,231. Cryptocurrency miners continue to dedicate large quantities of processing power toward the second-largest crypto network in market … Read more

The meaningful shift from Bitcoin maximalism to Bitcoin realism

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There was a time when all cryptocurrencies traded versus Bitcoin (BTC). Speculators ventured into other coins when they saw guaranteeing tokenomics or good hype. Yet, Bitcoin was their negotiation coin of choice. Is this the end of Bitcoin maximalism? Most likely not. However, maybe, it’s time for a more realistic look. Points have altered. Stablecoins … Read more