cryptocurrency

$40 Million Binance Hack Sparks Bitcoin Reorg Controversy

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Exploring the latest research and news of the crypto world Talks of a reorg on the Bitcoin blockchain take centre stage after Binance were hacked for 7,000 bitcoin. Data from Diar show Bitcoin on-chain transactions approach record levels while fees paid to miners remain drastically lower. Crypto conference season is upon us and Bitfinex issue the whitepaper for their proposed $1 billion IEO. Quick Take; Considerations of a reorg on… Read More »$40 Million Binance Hack Sparks Bitcoin Reorg Controversy

Satoshi Nakamoto Returns

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Exploring the latest research and news of the crypto world In the latest demonstration of higher levels of centralization in the Bitcoin Cash network, one miner acquires up to 44% of the hash rate. Facebook stablecoin project progresses with the code name Project Libra seemingly circulating among the Facebook blockchain team. Renowned crypto analyst Chris Burniske revises his valuation framework initially put forward in 2016. Key Takeaways; Bitcoin forms new… Read More »Satoshi Nakamoto Returns

Where Art Thou Hash Rate Bitcoin?

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Exploring the latest research and news of the crypto world Tether and Bitfinex have been brought back into the spotlight as the New York Attorney General sues the company behind both businesses. The hash rate of the Bitcoin network strangely drops despite the price increasing. More statistical significance found from studies completed by the Messari team. Key Takeaways; A potential upcoming ban on cryptocurrency mining in China may be spurring… Read More »Where Art Thou Hash Rate Bitcoin?

The Nature of Crypto Cycles

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Examining the latest research and news of the crypto world Since our last newsletter, a lot has happened in the world of crypto. A treasure hunt for $1 million bitcoin has kicked, Bitcoin Cash SV seems to be spiralling out of control, and research looking into the nature of crypto cycles was published by Binance Reseach. We cover all of this and more. Key Takeaways: Bitmex partners with Trading Technologies in… Read More »The Nature of Crypto Cycles