Q2 2022 Cryptocurrency Report Highlights Terra’s Collapse and Capital Exiting the Crypto Ecosystem – Bitcoin News

On July 13, the dedicated crypto price tracking, volume, and market capitalization web portal Coingecko published the company’s “Q2 2022 Cryptocurrency Report” which discusses the last quarter’s crypto market action and insights. The 46-page report explains how the Terra UST and LUNA fallout wreaked havoc on the entire crypto ecosystem and the stablecoin economy. Moreover, … Read more

Buying crypto with credit cards is now indirectly banned in Taiwan

Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), a chief financial regulator, issued a note to the banking industry, indicating that they should not grant the virtual assets providers (VASPs) the status of merchant in operations with credit card holders. That means a de-facto ban on buying crypto with a credit card on the island.  As the local … Read more

Russia’s Media Censor Roskomnadzor Unblocks Tor Project’s Website – Bitcoin News

Russian telecom and mass media watchdog Roskomnadzor has restored access to the website of the Tor Project, implementing a court ruling with delay. The site was blacklisted last year but the measure was successfully challenged by lawyers. Roskomnadzor Removes Tor Project’s Site From Blacklist of Banned Internet Pages Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, … Read more

Crypto.com scores regulatory approval from Cyprus SEC

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com continues to aggressively expand its reach, becoming the latest crypto firm officially authorized to operate in Cyprus. Crypto.com has received regulatory approval from the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), the firm announced to Cointelegraph on Friday. The approval enables Crypto.com to offer a number of products and services to customers … Read more

Factors affecting BTC miner profitability

The ongoing cryptocurrency bear market has triggered a massive decline in Bitcoin (BTC) mining profitability as BTC mining expenses outpace the price of Bitcoin. Closely tied to the drop in the BTC price, Bitcoin mining profitability has been tanking since late 2021 and reached its lowest multi-month levels in early July 2022. According to data … Read more

BTC Moves Towards $22,000 to Start the Weekend – Market Updates Bitcoin News

Bitcoin moved towards $22,000 to start the weekend, as prices consolidated following Friday’s gains. Price uncertainty has heightened in crypto in the aftermath of recent rallies, which has pushed several tokens towards overbought territory. Ethereum also slipped on Saturday. Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) prices fell on Saturday, as price uncertainty in crypto markets continued to heighten … Read more

How the two algorithms compare

Consensus algorithms are processes where validators (also known as nodes or miners) within a blockchain network agree on the current state of the network. This mainly entails agreeing on whether a transaction submitted by a validator is authentic. Fraudulent or inaccurate transactions are rejected by the network assuming all validators are acting fairly with no … Read more