Decred co-founder explains logic behind Bitcoin bullish and bullish markets

Since its launch about 12 years ago, Bitcoin (BTC) saw a series of bullish and bearish cycles, each longer than the last. What drives these cycles? Decred co-founder Jake Yocom-Piatt says the answer lies in the human brain. “Bitcoin bullish and bearish cycles are functions of generic human psychology, attention spans and their deterministic and […]

OECD tax director says international standards for cryptocurrencies will be launched in 2021

Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the OECD’s Center for Tax Policy and Administration, said the 37-nation organization will introduce a common declaration standard (CRS) for cryptography in 2021. According to Law360, Amans stated that the tax standard for cryptocurrencies “would be roughly equivalent to the CRS” developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to […]

Black Friday distributes R $ 540 thousand in cryptocurrencies for free and discounts of up to 50% to buy Bitcoin

Black Friday will officially take place this Friday (27) and can offer more than R $ 540 thousand in cryptocurrencies for free to traders and market investors. Besides that, in one of the promotions it will be possible to buy Bitcoin (BTC) with up to 50% discount. Most promotions on the market offer discounts on […]

Research suggests that Satoshi Nakamoto launched Bitcoin in London

The identity of the creator of Bitcoin remains the most intriguing mystery within the cryptocurrency space, with numerous speculations about who Satoshi Nakamoto is. The latest research on the subject claims that Nakamoto lived and worked at Bitcoin in London. Researchers’ methodology Although the cryptocurrency community has seen some claims about Nakamoto’s identity, such as […]

Banknotes in Brazil to authenticate documents with blockchain

Although many experts have pointed out that blockchain technology could ‘kill’ notaries across Brazil, what actually happened was the opposite: notaries remain ‘firm and strong’ and have adopted blockchain in their procedures. Thus, document authentication by electronic means ensured by system on the blockchain network becomes, from now on, the new service made available by […]

PayPal suspends user for trading cryptocurrency using PayPal’s own service

A PayPal user reports that his account was restricted after he traded cryptocurrencies too often using the platform. According to TheCoolDoc, a Reddit user who lives in the USA, PayPal sent a message to him informing who had permanently restricted his account “due to potential risk”. The user said he made at least 10 cryptocurrency […]

‘The main problem in Brazil is the large public debt’, reveals president of the Central Bank

For the president of the Central Bank of Brazil, Roberto Campos Neto, the country’s main problem today is the nation’s large public debt. Thus, in an interview with Voz do Brasil, Campos Neto pointed out that not even the possibility of an increase inflation is as big a concern as the deficit in public coffers. […]

Binance raises R $ 30 million in Bitcoin and donates R $ 537 thousand in masks to Brazilian indigenous tribes

Indigenous tribes in northern Brazil are benefiting from an important donation offered by Binance. Concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus, the platform managed to raise over R $ 30 million in donations with Bitcoin (BTC) worldwide to combat the pandemic. Thus, part of this amount was used to benefit Brazilian indigenous tribes, totaling […]

US intelligence sees Chinese CBDC as a threat to national security

The United States’ national security apparatus is warning other agencies about China’s next digital currency. On Wednesday, the Washington Examiner news agency published a letter from director of national intelligence, John Ratcliffe, sent to Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton earlier this month. According to the text, Ratcliffe offered a team to inform Clayton […]