El Salvador Buys the Dip as Bitcoin (BTC) Falls to $45k

President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has announced via Twitter on September 20, 2021, that the country has purchased an extra 150 BTC, taking its total bitcoin holdings to 700. El Salvador Buys the Dip  Despite the backlashes, protests, and negative energy that has plagued El Salvador’s bitcoin adoption journey in recent weeks, it appears… Continue reading El Salvador Buys the Dip as Bitcoin (BTC) Falls to $45k

El Salvador: Bitcoin Day ‘One Giant Leap for Mankind’? Starbucks Accepts BTC Lightning Payments

On 7 September 2021, also known as “Bitcoin Day” in El Salvador, Bitcoin became legal tender in the small Central American. Bitcoin advocate Jack Mallers called this day “One small step for Bitcoin, one giant leap for mankind.” So how did we get here? It all started on June 5 when Zap Solutions (a Bitcoin… Continue reading El Salvador: Bitcoin Day ‘One Giant Leap for Mankind’? Starbucks Accepts BTC Lightning Payments

El Salvador Buys 400 BTC as Bitcoin Law Goes Live

El Salvador has announced the purchase of 400 BTC, according to a tweet on September 7, 2021. The El Salvador Bitcoin Law introduced by President Nayib Bukele administration takes effect today, officially making it the first sovereign state to make bitcoin (BTC) a legal tender.  El Salvador Now Holds 400 BTC In a landmark victory… Continue reading El Salvador Buys 400 BTC as Bitcoin Law Goes Live

India gives Biological E nod to study its COVID-19 vaccine in children, teens

FILE PHOTO: 3D-printed toy figurines, a syringe and a vial labelled “coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine” are seen in front of India flag in this illustration taken May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoBENGALURU (Reuters) – India has granted homegrown drugmaker Biological E permission to begin midstage studies of its COVID-19 vaccine in children and adolescents, according… Continue reading India gives Biological E nod to study its COVID-19 vaccine in children, teens

How does the infrastructure bill affect the mining industry in the US?

On August 10, the United States Senate voted to pass a $1 trillion bill to revitalize America’s infrastructure. From the standpoint of the crypto community, miners in particular, the Senate’s foray into crypto legislation has been a disaster. Unless the language defining brokers in the bill is clarified, it will singlehandedly thwart the growth of… Continue reading How does the infrastructure bill affect the mining industry in the US?

Gov. Larry Hogan: President Biden abandons his word – at home and abroad

Crenshaw: We’re ‘paying in blood’ for Biden’s troop withdrawal Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a retired Navy SEAL, discusses the attacks in Kabul ahead of the U.S. troop withdrawal deadline. “The words of a president matter.” – Joe Biden This past week, the entire world has been forced to question whether we can trust President Biden’s words.… Continue reading Gov. Larry Hogan: President Biden abandons his word – at home and abroad

Institutional investors bet big on Solana while BTC outflows persist

Institutional investors are loading up on Solana (SOL), with one-third of inflows to crypto investment products being invested in instruments tracking Solana this past week. According to CoinShares’ Aug. 23 Digital Asset Fund Flows Weekly report, $7.1 million flowed into Solana investment products between Aug. 15 and Aug. 20. While the price of SOL gained… Continue reading Institutional investors bet big on Solana while BTC outflows persist

Institutional investors bet big on Solana while BTC outflows persist

Institutional investors are loading up on Solana (SOL), with one-third of inflows to crypto investment products being invested in instruments tracking Solana this past week. According to CoinShares’ Aug. 23 Digital Asset Fund Flows Weekly report, $7.1 million flowed into Solana investment products between Aug. 15 and Aug. 20. While the price of SOL gained… Continue reading Institutional investors bet big on Solana while BTC outflows persist

Chinese province to cut off Bitcoin miners from hydropower stations

Regulators from Yingjiang County in Yunnan, China have issued strict warnings to hydroelectric plants against supplying power to enterprises involved in Bitcoin (BTC) mining. A recent report claimed that the Office of the People’s Government of Yingjiang County issued notice to hydropower plants to strengthen oversight on Bitcoin mining operations. According to the announcement, the… Continue reading Chinese province to cut off Bitcoin miners from hydropower stations

Congress has put forward 18 bills on digital assets in 2021 so far

The United States Congress appears to be pushing for greater regulatory clarity regarding crypto assets, having proposed18 bills concerning blockchain and cryptocurrency during 2021 so far. According to analysis published by former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation regulator, Jason Brett, on August 22, the current 117th Congress has broken from its predecessor in focusing on regulating… Continue reading Congress has put forward 18 bills on digital assets in 2021 so far

Cryptocurrencies Other Than Bitcoin

Cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin have begun to take off across the world. Litecoin’s are becoming popular because they offer faster transaction times at lower costs when compared with Bitcoins. This makes them ideal for merchants or consumers who want quick access without paying higher fees associated with handling lots of small payments. Ethereum has become… Continue reading Cryptocurrencies Other Than Bitcoin

McCarthy won't support bipartisan infrastructure deal, even if separated from Dem spending bill

Kevin McCarthy: ‘Joe Biden has jeopardized any ability to have a joint agreement on anything in the future’ House Minority Leader discusses infrastructure negotiations on ‘Kudlow’  In some of his most clear and concrete comments to date, House GOP leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy said Wednesday he would not support the $1 trillion infrastructure bill that… Continue reading McCarthy won't support bipartisan infrastructure deal, even if separated from Dem spending bill

The Top 5 Cryptocurrency-Friendly Politicians in 2021

If there were a Crypto Republic, these heads of state would potentially be its leaders. From adopting cryptocurrencies as their respective country's currency to passing crypto-friendly regulations, they are the true unsung heroes of the crypto revolution. Steady growth Cryptocurrencies have risen so quickly that almost everyone is talking about them. There are far too… Continue reading The Top 5 Cryptocurrency-Friendly Politicians in 2021

Crypto derivatives exchange Bitget to list USDC as collateral for margin trading

Derivatives exchange Bitget is set to become one of the first exchanges to list USD Coin (USDC) as collateral for trading crypto derivatives. The development comes courtesy of a strategic collaboration between the Singaporean crypto derivatives trading service and USDC stablecoin issuer Circle, as reported by Crowdfund Insider on Monday. Bitget will support USDC margin… Continue reading Crypto derivatives exchange Bitget to list USDC as collateral for margin trading

Foreign aid cut: Government bid to avoid Conservative rebellion ‘coming apart at the seams’, says ex-minister Andrew Mitchell

A Conservative ringleader has told Sky News the government’s attempt to avoid a Tory rebellion on foreign aid cuts is “coming apart at the seams” ahead of a crunch vote in the House of Commons. Later on Tuesday, MPs will vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision – in the face of the government’s huge… Continue reading Foreign aid cut: Government bid to avoid Conservative rebellion ‘coming apart at the seams’, says ex-minister Andrew Mitchell

Argentine lawmaker proposes bill allowing salary payments in digital currencies

Argentinian workers will be able to receive their salaries in digital currencies if a new proposed bill sails through the South American country’s parliament. The bill seeks to allow employees and service exporters to receive part or their full salary in digital currencies in a bid to preserve its purchasing power. Argentina has been one… Continue reading Argentine lawmaker proposes bill allowing salary payments in digital currencies

Mum who claimed she’d given birth to record ten babies is admitted to psychiatric ward after ‘inventing story’

A SOUTH African woman who claimed she gave birth to 10 babies from the same pregnancy has been admitted to a psychiatric ward for "inventing" the story. Police arrested Gosiame Sithole, 37, at a relative's house near Johannesburg in the early hours of Thursday morning. Sithole was taken to a police station in Chloorkop days… Continue reading Mum who claimed she’d given birth to record ten babies is admitted to psychiatric ward after ‘inventing story’

Delaware Dem lawmakers pass bill raising minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025 over Republican objections

Biden to order $15 minimum wage for federal contractors Geltrude & Company founder Dan Geltrude and Constellation Research CEO Ray Wang on federal contractor wages, shifting congressional House seats and new CDC guidelines for vaccinated people. Delaware’s General Assembly passed a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025 along… Continue reading Delaware Dem lawmakers pass bill raising minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025 over Republican objections

Bloomberg Strategist On Why Bitcoin Moving Past $40k Appears More Likely Than Crashing to $20k

On June 8, Bitcoin suffered yet another terrible run that particularly and severely liquidated the last batch of bullish investors, after plunging 8% to trade at around $33,200, on top of a 40% drop in the last one month. However, bitcoin is up double digits in the last 24 hours, climbing 13% to trade less… Continue reading Bloomberg Strategist On Why Bitcoin Moving Past $40k Appears More Likely Than Crashing to $20k

Big Biogen boost on Alzheimer's news could win back biotech investors

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The approval by U.S. regulators on Monday of a Biogen Inc drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease could reinvigorate investor interest more broadly in biotech and pharmaceutical shares that have struggled in 2021.FILE PHOTO: A sign marks a Biogen facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Brian SnyderBiogen shares soared 38%,… Continue reading Big Biogen boost on Alzheimer's news could win back biotech investors

Bitcoin enters the picture: Bitstocks podcast with Craig Wright returns for part 2

The audience spoke very highly of part one and now part two of the Bitstocks podcast episode 45 with Dr. Craig Wright is here! On May 20th, the second half of the Bitstocks podcast featuring Dr. Craig S. Wright was released. The first half of this episode was released on May 13 and if you… Continue reading Bitcoin enters the picture: Bitstocks podcast with Craig Wright returns for part 2

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says 'nobody is going to be wearing' Covid masks by June

"By June, nobody is going to be wearing masks," Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday. The former FDA chief said he expects by next month the prevalence of Covid is going to be "sufficiently low in this country [and] we're just not going to be concerned about it." However, Gottlieb said people who continue… Continue reading Dr. Scott Gottlieb says 'nobody is going to be wearing' Covid masks by June

Bitpunter.io Lists Licensed Bitcoin Casino and Betting Sites

Bitpunter.io is happy to announce to launch our brand new Bitcoin Betting and Casino guide. Bitpunter.io has more than 60 Bitcoin Casino and Betting site reviews. All the listed sites are licensed and offers Provably Fair casino games. Crypto and Bitcoin owners like to have a Provably Fair gaming platform. Now they can enjoy their… Continue reading Bitpunter.io Lists Licensed Bitcoin Casino and Betting Sites