Author: Anatol Antonovici

A High-Profile Acquisition Shows Bitcoin Demand from Institutions is Surging – Bitcoinist.com

The world is experiencing the worst financial crisis in decades, but the Bitcoin market has its own route. The recent acquisitions announced by cryptocurrency exchanges give hope that the economic recession doesn’t hinder the crypto’s market expansion. Last month, Binance Read More

Study: Bitcoin’s Use in Remittances, FX Boosts Crypto Adoption in India – Bitcoinist.com

India is one of the fastest-growing cryptocurrency markets in the world, according to a recent report by Coinpaprika and OKEx. The trend will likely continue as the government has recently made a u-turn by endorsing crypto operations. Immigrants, Govt Policies Read More

Central Bank Digital Currencies May Arrive Within 3 Years – Bitcoinist.com

Deutsche Bank analyst Marion Laboure said that the major central banks that recently formed a think tank to explore digital currencies might take concrete actions within three years. The global pandemic is accelerating the process. COVID Pandemic Will Speedup CBDC Read More

Binance Rejects Charges of Embezzlement, Shares Its Side of Story

Binance reacted to recent allegations that it had embezzled hundreds of thousands of US dollars in cryptocurrency from a user, referring to recent reports covering the situation as false information. Binance Complied with Korean Law Enforcement’s Request On Wednesday, Bitcoinist Read More

Coinbase CEO Listed Among 15 Youngest US Billionaires – Bitcoinist.com

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong made the list of 15 youngest billionaires based in the US. Recently, Forbes released its famous World’s Billionaires List, while Business Insider compiled the youngest Americans from it. Coinbase CEO Is Worth $1 Billion Brian Armstrong Read More

BitMEX Donates $400,000 to Cyber Security Organisation

BitMEX parent company HDR Global Trading Limited has become a partner of nonprofit Shadowserver Foundation. HDR will sponsor the nonprofit by offering $400,000 over the next four years. BitMEX Operator Becomes Member of Shadowserver Industry Alliance Shadowserver Foundation is an Read More

Bitcoin Creator Also Founded Monero, New Research Suggests

While no one knows who’s behind the Satoshi Nakamoto name, a research document suggests that the Bitcoin creator might have also developed another cryptocurrency – Monero. Nakamoto Had Motives to Improve Bitcoin’s Algorithm New research by Monero Outreach concludes that Read More

Hijacked YouTube Accounts Promote Crypto Scam Using Bill Gates

On Monday, it appeared that Bill Gates was ‘promoting’ a widely renowned crypto scam on several YouTube live streaming videos that seemed to be published on Microsoft’s official channels. Hackers Hijack YouTube Accounts, Rename to Microsoft Brands ZDNet reported yesterday Read More

South Korean Crypto Exchanges Aid Police in Child Porn Investigation

South Korea’s four major cryptocurrency exchanges, Upbit, Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit, reportedly stated that they would support the local police in investigating the so-called “nth rooms” phenomenon, which turned into a nation-wide scandal. Crypto Exchanges Reportedly Said Celebrities Were Users Read More

1 in 9 Indonesians Now Own Cryptocurrency, Report – Bitcoinist.com

About 11% of all Indonesians own some form of cryptocurrency, according to a recent report by Hootsuite, which cited GlobalWebIndex. 11% of Indonesians Own Cryptocurrency as Fiat Currency Devalues With over 270 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous Read More

Bitcoin Crash Was Caused By This Group, Chainalysis Report

While many retail investors sold their Bitcoin holdings either partially or fully, the crypto market has been dragged down by institutional or professional investors, according to data provided by Chainalysis. Whales Drive Surging Volumes on Crypto Exchanges A recent report Read More