Earlier this week, we sent out an email to all Bitvice clients regarding the Ledger hardware wallet controversy and Ledger’s controversial new service offering: Ledger …
The biggest week in the year for Bitcoin
A round up of the top news stories this week including:
– Annual Bitcoin conference
– Germany to raise food prices by 20-50%
– 19 millionth Bitcoin was mined on Saturday
Russia, Exonn and 19 Million Bitcoin
We are about to see the 19 millionth Bitcoin enter circulation sometime in the next week. And there’s only another 2 million to go, by the decade ~2140 AD, based on the supply and halving schedule.
19 million Bitcoin in supply. 2 million left. 21 million Bitcoin only. And 56 Millionaires worldwide.
In the words of Greg Foss, ‘it’s just math’.
Computing monolith, Intel, turns to Bitcoin mining
A recap of the top Bitcoin news stories this past week. Intel a $240 Billion company, Intel, just announced they are entering Bitcoin mining. They will be introducing an ‘‘ultra-low-volatage-energy-efficient’ ASIC which is specifically designed for Bitcoin mining. There are currently two main ASIC manufacturers in the world right now – Bitmain and MicroBT, both Chinese-based.
El Salvador’s president becomes a ‘toxic Bitcoiner’ and trolls the Bank of England
The funny news for the week… It seems that El Salvador’s president Bukele has become a ‘toxic maximalist’ who’s taking a liking to trolling world powers. In other news, Microstrategy bought the dip – big time and a Bitcoin price floor model by Plan B has just been broken.
South Africans creating incredible projects on Bitcoin
We want to let you know about some South Africans working on Bitcoin – domestically and globally. Most of the Bitcoin news is from the US or Europe, but at home, there are smart South Africans trying to bring Bitcoin closer to the people.
Taproot is activating soon!
The latest weekly Bitcoin News including Bitcoin’s upcoming activation of Taproot this month, Zimbabwe considering Bitcoin as a legal payment service and the Bullish indicators of Q4!
Bitcoin reaches its all time high and the best ways to to learn more about Bitcoin for free!
Bitcoin is a complex subject and there is an enormous amount of information to sift through and make sense of. Unfortunately, there is also a lot of misinformation, scams and alike on social media platforms, so we wanted to share the best sources to learn about Bitcoin.
The Bitcoin hash rate has plummeted – what does this mean?
Some see this event as a warning sign, some this as an opportunity. In the long-term, China has effectively removed the last area of centralisation that Bitcoin has left.