Privacy coins certainly have their use cases. What they haven’t had until recently is a way to acquire or divest these tokens untraced. It’s like having a speed-limitless autobahn rolling out straight and flat ahead of you, but with a police cruiser at every on- and off-ramp.“If someone...
Monero is one of the only privacy coins that is private by default. Unlike Zcash, you can’t turn its privacy functions off. To hide transaction data, Monero uses one-time-use “stealth addresses” for each transaction; “ring signatures”, which group genuine transactions with old “decoy” transactions to make it difficult...
When bitcoin prices continue to drop, smaller miners with higher electricity costs often reduce their operations, which will probably help publicly listed North American miners pick up “meaningful” market share, analyst Jonathan Petersen said in a note. Team Valhalla
The Vancouver, British Columbia, based crypto miner said it produced 1,768 bitcoins last year, while mining 41,966 ether, the native token of Ethereum, a portion of which were sold to pay for chip upgrades. The miner also produced 46,209 ETC, all of which it sold in 2021. Team Valhalla...
As crypto as an investment class quickly becomes too big to ignore, advisers need to understand how the introduction of crypto alters the core four topics that RIAs need to keep in mind: risk tolerance, investor policy statements, financial planning and estate planning. Team Valhalla
Bitcoin mining firm Bitfarms purchased 1,000 bitcoins worth $43.2 million during the first week of January.The purchase increased the publicly traded firm’s BTC holdings by 30% to over 4,300, Bitfarms announced Monday.Toronto-based Bitfarms took the opportunity offered by the crypto market’s recent dip to accumulate bitcoin at “the...
It’s hard to know how long the internet will continue to operate. The country’s internet has been restored several times over the past few days, but these moments are “brief and unpredictable, affecting different providers and regions at different times,” NetBlocks founder Alp Toker told CoinDesk. Beyond implications...
The reported range of investment was $100 to $80,000, with an estimated average of $2,000 per person, taking the total amount of the scam to nearly $100 million. The apps were identified as MCX, HFC, HTFOX, FXCOPY, OKIMINI, BB001, AVG86C, BX66, UG, TASKTOK and 91fp. Team Valhalla
Major cryptocurrencies held support levels after last week’s drop to post slight gains on Monday morning after a largely flat weekend.Bitcoin (BTC) held on to its $41,000 support level after last week’s sell-off, which was led by the release of the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s December...
The crypto market was higher over the past 24 hours, as the majority of top 10 cryptos were in the green at time of writing. Bond prices have tumbled in the first week of 2022, with the worst week for 10-year bonds since 2019.  Tech stocks were among...