Bitcoin mining struggles to go green, research shows

A representation of the virtual cryptocurrency Bitcoin is seen in this picture illustration taken October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Bitcoin is struggling to go green, with the cryptocurrency making only slim gains in its usage of sustainable energy in the year … Read more

Cryptoverse: Bitcoin miners get stuck in a bear pit

A bitcoin representation is seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 27 (Reuters) – Spare a thought for the beleaguered bitcoin miner. In late 2021, miners were the toast of the town with … Read more

Cryptoverse: Ether snaps at bitcoin’s heels in race for crypto crown

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency Bitcoin and the Ethereum network, with its native token ether, plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 13 (Reuters) – For years, ether could barely dream of challenging its big brother bitcoin. Now, its ambitions may … Read more

A year on, El Salvador’s bitcoin experiment is stumbling

CONCHAGUA, El Salvador, Sept 7 (Reuters) – A year after El Salvador adopted bitcoin as legal tender, the area where the world’s first cryptocurrency city was meant to be built – a circular metropolis powered by a volcano – is still dense jungle. President Nayib Bukele had promised that “Bitcoin City” would be a tax … Read more

Cryptoverse: Bleeding bitcoin’s holding out for a hero

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin are seen in this illustration, August 10, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 30 (Reuters) – Who can save bitcoin? The world’s biggest cryptocurrency can’t seem to catch a break. It finally looked to be regaining strength this month, breaching $25,000 for the first … Read more

Cryptoverse: Electric ether leaps on verge of Merge

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash plunge into water in this illustration taken, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 16 (Reuters) – It looks like ethereum’s mega-upgrade is happening. Finally. After years of delays, the “Merge” seems all but certain to take place in September, … Read more

Senate bill would hand bitcoin, ether oversight to commodities regulator

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency Bitcoin and the Ethereum network, with its native token ether, plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would make the Commodity Futures Trading Commission … Read more

Cryptoverse: Bitcoin beats the heat in a jumpin’ July

A representation of virtual currency bitcoin and a U.S. one dollar banknote are seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration taken January 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 2 (Reuters) – It’s been a good month for bitcoin – and we haven’t said that … Read more

Crypto assets need new rights in law, UK legal body says

A stock graph is seen with a representation of bitcoin in this picture illustration taken taken March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – Britain should create a new category of private property law for digital assets like cryptocurrencies which are being used to … Read more

Cryptoverse: What crisis? Venture capitalists bet big on crypto

A stock graph is seen with a representation of bitcoin in this picture illustration taken taken March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 26 (Reuters) – It’s not all doom and gloom. Even as the crypto sector shivers in the bleak winter, venture capitalists are pouring money … Read more