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OB1 staff show off OpenBazaar at a 2019 conference.

The COVID-19 E-Commerce Boom Hasn’t Trickled Down to Bitcoin, Despite Advantages

“We’ve been doing this for six years and it’s still very rough around the edges,” said Brian Hoffman, co-founder of OB1, maker of crypto marketplace app Haven and its...
BTCUSD refrained from deeper losses and manages to stay above the $9,000 significant support

Bitcoin extends the recovery but the impetus looks limited

Bitcoin prices continue to come off lows registered as a result of the recent sell-off witnessed on June 2. Earlier this week, the BTCUSD pair registered the lowest level...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Credit: lev radin / Shutterstock)

Iranian President Calls for National Crypto Mining Strategy

Chairing Iran’s economic coordination headquarters – a seminar for the national economic strategy – earlier this week, Rouhani told officials from the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), energy department...
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Bitcoin’s Impending Golden Cross May Bolster Bulls

The 50-day moving average (MA) of bitcoin’s price looks set to cross above the 200-day MA within two to three days. The resulting "golden crossover," a long-term bull market...
The number of computers running the Bitcoin program fell to its lowest level in almost three years, according to data calculated by one prominent Bitcoin developer.

Bitcoin Node Count Falls to 3-Year Low Despite Price Surge

Bitcoin’s total node count fell below 47,000 on Monday, a level not seen since 2017, based on estimates determined by a well-regarded Bitcoin developer who goes by the name...
Oil spill cleanup. (Credit: Shutterstock/Tigergallery)

Bitcoin Under Pressure After Oil Prices Crash to Record Lows

The top cryptocurrency by market value is changing hands near $6,820 at time of writing, having faced rejection above $7,200 yesterday., according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index.
Bitcoin's price jumped close to $500 early on Thursday, triggering liquidations worth millions on crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX.

Bitcoin Price Spikes Above $7.1K, Liquidating $23M on BitMEX

The top cryptocurrency by market value picked up a bid around $6,650 and rose to a high of $7,145 in the 90 minutes to 08:30 UTC, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin...
Taiwan-based tech giant HTC will allow users of its Exodus blockchain phone to mine cryptocurrency, but it isn't going to make them rich.

HTC Is Bringing Cryptocurrency Mining to Its Exodus Blockchain Phone

As reported by Forbes on Friday, the firm has partnered with Mida Labs to use its DeMiner app on the Exodus 1S model. The app allows users to mine monero (XMR) and can...
Greenidge Generation's bitcoin mining facility, image via Greenidge

New York Power Plant Sold Up to 30% of Its Bitcoin Mining Hash Rate...

The firm said in an announcement on Friday that the deal, brokered by BitOoda Digital, proceeded the sale of 106,000 terahashes per second (TH/s) of bitcoin mining power to...
MUMBAI — India, the world’s second-most populous country, is increasingly embracing cryptocurrencies amid domestic economic issues and the nationwide coronavirus-related lockdown.

Crypto Trading Volumes Rise in India After Banking Crisis, COVID-19 Lockdown

It started on March 4 when the country's highest court quashed a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) order dated April 6, 2018, which prohibited banks from providing services to entities dealing...