Eight U.S. lawmakers, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, have sent letters to top U.S.-based bitcoin mining firms questioning them about their crypto mining operations. “The extraordinarily high energy usage and carbon emissions associated with bitcoin mining could undermine our hard work to tackle the climate crisis — not to mention the harmful impacts cryptomining has on
Cryptocurrencies had a volatile week after Bitcoin’s (BTC) sudden crash to $33,000 on Jan. 24. However, the sharp 9% drop fully recovered within 8 hours after BTC price regained the $36,000 support. On Jan. 26, Bitcoin rallied to $38,960 but it could not sustain the level and corrected by 8.8% in the following 8 hours.
Meme coin Shiba Inu recently announced its move into the metaverse. The ‘Shibverse’ as it’s called will usher the cryptocurrency into a booming space, presumably to provide more utility for the digital asset. This news is no doubt well received by the community as it allows SHIB to participate in what is a booming industry.
One of the most fascinating implications of the collision between traditional political institutions and the crypto space is how it can reveal the glaring lack of cohesion within power systems that otherwise look monolithic. Digital assets reside in a parallel policy dimension where neither a centralized consensus nor a clear rulebook exists, leading to a
press release PRESS RELEASE. Ariva, a next-generation tourism & travel blockchain protocol, has announced a partnership with World Tourism Forum Institute and Global Tourism Forum. This is a significant development and will place Ariva at the forefront of the tourism industry. Ariva reveals key partnership Ariva will be leveraging its collaboration with World Tourism Forum
Litecoin follows the general sentiment in the crypto market and trades in the green during today’s session. As of press time, LTC is exchanging hands at $110,21 with a 1.7% profit in 24-hours. Related Reading | Charlie Lee Sums Up Litecoin’s 10 Years History. Part Five: Conflict Of Interest LTC moving sideways in the 4-hour
The cryptocurrency market is in a state of confusion on Jan. 31 as many traders view Bitcoin’s (BTC) weakness as a sign that a crypto winter is beginning, yet increasing news of adoption and multi-million-dollar financing rounds continue to make headlines on a regular basis. As Bitcoin trades at $38,500, analysts are highlighting the current price action
Though athletes and support staff arriving for the Beijing 2022 Olympics still have the option of using digital currency for payments at many venues, the international test run of China’s CBDC is reportedly facing hurdles due to the pandemic. According to a Monday report from CNN, athletes, officials, and journalists for the country’s olympics games
Following the company’s subsidiary FTX US raising funds in its first Series A financing round, parent company FTX Trading Ltd. has announced it has secured $400 million in a Series C fundraise. The crypto company’s latest financing round brings the firm’s post-money valuation to $32 billion. FTX Series C Fundraise Brings Firm’s Valuation to $32
In a new report published by CoinShares on Monday, the firm estimated that the Bitcoin (BTC) mining network emitted 42 megatons, or Mt, (1Mt = 1 million tons) of carbon dioxide, or CO2, in 2021. In context, the number amounts to less than 0.08% of the world’s total emissions of 49,360 Mts of CO2 in