Visa partners with FTX in a bet that shoppers still want to spend cryptocurrencies in a bear market

Visa payment cards laid out on a computer keyboard. Matt Cardy | Getty Images Visa is betting that crypto investors still want to spend their digital currencies, even as prices plummet this year. The payments giant is teaming up with global exchange FTX to offer debit cards in 40 countries with a focus on Latin … Read more

Height, Size, Time And Other Specifications Of A Block In A Blockchain

By CNBCTV18.com Sep 30, 2022, 07:16 AM IST (Published) Mini Different blockchains have varying block specifications. These specifications determine the characteristics of the blockchain and the performance of the cryptocurrency network it powers. Blockchain technology is what powers a cryptocurrency network. It provides the decentralised, distributed and immutable properties for which these digital assets are known. … Read more

World Economic Forum launches a new Crypto Sustainability Coalition

Editor’s Note: With so much market volatility, stay on top of daily news! Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news and expert opinions. Sign up here! (Kitco News) – The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced the launch of a new Crypto Sustainability Coalition, which will investigate … Read more

Nassim Taleb Calls Bitcoin a ‘Tumor’ Attributable to Low Interest Rates

Author and risk analyst Nassim Nicholas Taleb took aim at cryptocurrency in a recent television interview, arguing that the continued relevance of Bitcoin and other blockchain assets was an accident of a monetary policy that has caused many assets to be grossly overvalued. Speaking on CNBC’s Squawk Box, the renowned philosopher of probability reiterated his confidence … Read more

Global Bitcoin Market Report (2022 to 2030)

Dublin, Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Bitcoin Market Size, Share & Trend Analysis Report by Application (Exchanges, Remittance Services, Payment & Wallet), by End-use (BFSI, E-commerce, Media & Entertainment), by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2022-2030” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global bitcoin market size is expected to reach USD 132.91 … Read more

How billionaire Bankman-Fried survived the slump and still expanded

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has been shopping for bargains amid the industry’s recent carnage and said he still has cash to spend if opportunity knocks. It may seem strange. Other multibillion-dollar crypto giants spiraled into bankruptcy this year. FTX’s main competitor, Coinbase, has seen its shares plunge 70% and has laid off a fifth of … Read more

Are Bitcoin Transactions Anonymous Or Traceable And Can They Be Withheld?

By CNBCTV18.com Sep 13, 2022, 07:32 AM IST (Published) Mini Bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies are built on blockchain technology, which provides complete decentralisation. These digital assets can function without any oversight or control from a central governing body. As such, cryptocurrencies are widely believed to be anonymous, untraceable, and tamper-proof digital assets. But to what … Read more

What Happens to Bitcoin With the Coming Ether Merge?

How will Bitcoin’s reputation, which still uses PoW consensus and dominates the cryptocurrency industry, is impacted by The Merge, which is said to transform cryptocurrencies forever? The $204 billion market cap Ethereum upgrade, which has been expected for years, began last week at 7:34 AM EST with Bellatrix, opening the door for the blockchain to … Read more

Block-the-Talk; Renata Rodrigues of Paxful on why Bitcoin users need to implement KYC and anti-money laundering measures

Renata Rodrigues, global community and education lead, Paxful, a digital currency peer-to-peer platform, shares her views on why education on Bitcoin is necessary before investments around it. 1. What are the three best practices that today’s youth should follow when it comes to digital assets? Education is key with any financial solution and Bitcoin is … Read more

5 Key Events That Must Occur For Ethereum To Hit 100k Transactions Per Second

By CNBCTV18.com Sep 09, 2022, 07:47 AM IST (Updated) Mini In this article, we learn about these five key events, what they mean for Ethereum, and how much time each stage is going to take: Transaction speed and cost have been two of the biggest stumbling blocks for Ethereum. The blockchain focuses on decentralisation and security … Read more