Bitcoin Holders Withdraw Over $683,000,000 in BTC in Just One Day, Signaling Confidence: Analytics Firm
A leading analytics firm says Bitcoin (BTC) holders have pulled tens of thousands worth of BTC from crypto exchanges in just one day.
4 OCTOBER 2022
Most Bitcoin Use Happens During European and US Business Hours
Most of the activity on the Bitcoin (BTC) network now happens during European and US business hours, with a notable drop in the share of activity happening during Asian hours, a new report from the crypto analytics firm Coin Metrics has found.
29 JULY 2022
Crypto Whales Suddenly Move Nearly $2,000,000,000 in Bitcoin As BTC Breaks $20,000 Level: On-Chain Data
Some of the largest holders of Bitcoin in the world moved billions of dollars worth of BTC in a flurry shortly before the flagship cryptocurrency broke below the $20,000 mark.
19 JUNE 2022
Whale moves $1.17 billion in BTC out of Coinbase as U.S. inflation soars
Judging by three big transactions from Coinbase Pro to an anonymous BTC wallet, some institutional entity may have made a huge purchase of bitcoin. The move comes at the same time as the U.S. reports the highest inflation rate since 1982.
13 MARCH 2022
2019 Bitcoin Transaction Volume Moved Away From US in First Since 2013
For the first time since 2013, the U.S. is no longer the top recipient of Bitcoin (BTC) as valued in USD, as Singapore took the lead over the course of 2019.
11 JANUARY 2020
EY Launches Token and Smart Contract Testing Service in Open Beta
Accountancy giant Ernst & Young (EY) has made its token and smart contract review service available for public testing.
18 DECEMBER 2019
Gov't seeking to levy taxes on virtual currency
The government is seeking to impose taxes on capital gains from transaction of virtual currencies, including bitcoin, according government sources, Sunday. The Ministry of Economy and Finance confirmed it is pushing for the measure to be reflected in tax regulations next year.
9 DECEMBER 2019
Bitcoin Moves Staggering $8.9 Billion USD in Single Record-Setting Hour
In a single hour, the Bitcoin network processed $8.9 billion in transactions. While most of it was change in addresses, it showed a glimpse of how BTC could perform as an established medium of exchange in the long-term.
5 DECEMBER 2019
Saudi Arabia and Bahrain Use Blockchain Technology to Finance International Trade
SABB and HSBC executed for the first time a blockchain-based trade transaction between Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) to Saudi Arabia’s Altaiseer Aluminium Corporation (TALCO). The news comes from an official post by SABB on November 20, 2019.
23 NOVEMBER 2019
Study: DApp Transaction Volumes, User Base Slump in Q3 2019
Decentralized applications’ (DApps) transaction volume and user activity have slumped in the third quarter of 2019, a new study shows.
8 OCTOBER 2019
Fidelity Affiliate Joins $3.5 Million Investment in Bitcoin Sleuthing Firm Elementus
Elementus, a startup focused on spotting illicit transactions made with cryptocurrency, today announced raising $3.5 million, partly from a fund linked to Fidelity Investments.
23 SEPTEMBER 2019
Nigerian Crypto Educator Returns $80K in Bitcoin Received by Mistake
Keith Mali Chung — the co-founder and president of African blockchain firm Loopblock Network — has returned almost $80,000 worth of Bitcoin (BTC) mistakenly sent to his wallet.
18 SEPTEMBER 2019
US Army Seeks Blockchain Experts Who Can Trace Bitcoin in Real-Time
The United States Army Contracting Command (ACC) of New Jersey has issued a pre-solicitation notice for cryptocurrency investigation service providers.
17 SEPTEMBER 2019
Glupteba malware exploits Bitcoin transactions to keep C2 servers updated
A recently discovered variant of the Glupteba dropper and backdoor trojan is capable of deriving command-and-control domains via tracked Bitcoin transactions.
7 SEPTEMBER 2019
White House Advisory Says Cryptocurrencies Used for Fentanyl Purchases
The White House issued two advisories on drug purchases in the U.S. Wednesday, using the communications to make specific references to the role of cryptocurrencies in such transactions.
22 AUGUST 2019
UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT
The United Kingdom pension and welfare agency has identified blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) as technologies that could disrupt the payments industry.
13 AUGUST 2019
Standard Chartered Makes Letter of Credit Transaction Using Blockchain
London-based bank and financial services firm Standard Chartered has completed its first cross-border blockchain letter of credit transaction in the oil industry with Thai state-owned oil giant PTT Group.
7 AUGUST 2019
Amlo goes high-tech to tackle laundering
Pol Maj Gen Preecha Charoensahayanon sees cryptocurrency as a new challenge of the Anti-Money Laundering Office (Amlo) under his leadership.
5 AUGUST 2019
MIT’s AI Lab Analyzed 200,000 Bitcoin Transactions. Only 2% Were ‘Illicit’
Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic collaborated with researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to publish a public dataset of bitcoin transactions associated with illicit activity.
3 AUGUST 2019
Brazil Tax Authority Requires Reporting All Bitcoin Transactions Starting Today
Beginning today, Aug. 1, Brazil citizens are obligated to report on their crypto transactions with the country’s tax authority, the Department of Federal Revenue (RFB).
2 AUGUST 2019