• third bitcoin halving
    Bitcoin

    Halve time report

    With the number of new bitcoins mined every 10 minutes dropping by 50% today, history—and a lot of investors—says BTC is about to begin a long bull run. But will it?

    The third Bitcoin halving is here, bringing with it a lot of hype. Why? Well, at the first halving, BTC was $12, and spiked as high as $1,132. At the second, it was $648 and climbed as high as $19,497. For the third Bitcoin halving, today, it was at $8,763.

  • Craig Wright case witness fears murder
    Cryptocurrencies,  People

    EXCLUSIVE: Craig Wright case witness fears murder, kidnapping

    In an unreleased transcript, lawyers for someone who the people suing Wright want to question asked a judge to keep their client’s name secret out of fear of being targeted by criminals

    In an unreleased transcript obtained by Modern Consensus of the lawsuit seeking half of the $10 billion in bitcoins the real Nakamoto mined at the beginning of the bitcoin project—which Craig Wright has said he possesses—lawyers for an unnamed third-party pleaded with the judge not to release his or her name to the public for fear of extortion or murder.

  • Binance jumps into bitcoin mining
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  People

    Binance jumps into bitcoin mining

    The biggest cryptocurrency exchange promises ‘the lowest rates’ but also raises concerns about the concentration of mining power in a few hands

    Cryptocurrency exchange Binance jumped into bitcoin mining business today, announcing the launch of Binance Pool. The move comes only weeks before the third “halving” will reduce the reward for mining a Bitcoin block from 12.5 BTC to 6.25 BTC—an event that has preceded big price increases in the past.