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

Crypto law firm Roche Freedman fights to stay in bitcoin case after videos surface

(Reuters) – A hotly contested disqualification fight at the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals should provide a good indication of just how much damage the crypto law firm Roche Freedman is facing after last month’s revelation of surreptitious video recordings of name partner Kyle Roche. The anonymous website Crypto Leaks published video clips of … Read more

Cryptocurrency Market Size to Hit US$ 5200 Million by 2028 – Exclusive Report by Facts & Factors

According Facts and Factors, the Global Cryptocurrency Market size was valued at around USD 800 million in 2020 and is estimated to grow about USD 5200 million by 2028, at a CAGR of approximately 29.5% between 2021 and 2028. The leading players functioning in the report are Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., NVIDIA Corporation, BitFury Group … 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

Lawyer of alleged crypto launderer urges Russia to discuss prisoner swap – letter

Alexander Vinnik, a 38 year old Russian man suspected of running a money laundering operation using bitcoin, is escorted by police officers to a court in Athens, Greece December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Costas Baltas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MOSCOW, Sept 5 (Reuters) – The lawyer of a Russian man accused of … 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

D.C. turf war opens crypto regulatory arbitrage

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin are seen in this illustration, August 10, 2022. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Cryptocurrency ventures can divide and conquer Washington’s regulatory fiefdoms. The U.S. Federal Reserve staked out its turf this week, telling lenders to notify it if they offer services … 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

DOJ demands more insight into Celsius’ severance payments, bitcoin sales

Celsius logo and representation of cryptocurrencies are seen in this illustration. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustrations Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DOJ’s bankruptcy watchdog opposes $409,000 in severance payments More oversight of proposed bitcoin sales needed to protect Celsius customers, DOJ says Celsius junior creditors echo DOJ’s demand for more transparency (Reuters) – The … Read more