By CCN: According to Alex Krüger, an economist and a global markets analyst, the breakeven cost for efficient bitcoin mining operations currently hovers at around $3,550. The bitcoin mining operational breakeven for efficient mining operations currently stands around $3550. pic.twitter.com/gQrNYBcvLH — Alex Krüger (@krugermacro) April 21, 2019 Across major cryptocurrency markets, the bitcoin price is…

By CCN: The developers of the Sirin Labs Finney have created for themselves a monumental task. Not only do they desire to break into the fiercely-competitive smartphone market, but they also aim to spearhead cryptocurrency’s transformation from a niche curiosity into a mainstream financial instrument. After raising nearly $150 million for its Israeli creator during…

Bitcoin’s So Highhhhh, High Above Me We’re starting to run out of puns for this consistent market growth. But, we guess that’s a good problem to have. Growing to over $179 billion this week, the entire crypto market moved three and a half percent in the positive direction. Cryptocurrency Market Stats (4/19/19) Some of the…

The bitcoin price could attempt a run up towards $6,800 in the near-term, according to one popular stock trading indicator. Bitcoin on the Verge of a Bump-And-Run Reversal? Dubbed a Bump-and-Run Reversal (BARR), the pattern includes three crucial phases before an asset undergoes a full-blown breakout session. $BTC. Literally a textbook BARR bottom. Hint: This…

Will Bitcoin ever replace fiat? This question has made the rounds on more than just a few online forums, mostly cryptocurrency related, admittedly. The debate is real and the opponents are often programmers versus armchair economists. Fiat, or government-backed currency, has been a feature of city-states, kingdoms, and countries now for over a thousand years….

Web 3.0 browser Opera has released its latest update, Reborn 3, with new features including direct access to decentralized applications (DApps) on the Ethereum blockchain, an enhanced built-in VPN service, ad blocker, snapshot tool and design changes. Opera’s Reborn 3 also includes a native cryptocurrency wallet for Windows, macOS and Linux, a follow-up to the…

The first quarter has come and gone, and there’s still no Bakkt. Nonetheless, the regulated exchange for bitcoin futures contracts, whose backers include NYSE-owned Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and Microsoft, is boldly building out its team. Most recently, they’ve added PayPal and Google alum Mike Blandina as the chief product officer to round out the C-suite….

Following months of speculation about its proposed release date, Japan’s largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. has finally announced plans to launch its long-awaited in-house digital currency. Japan Times reports that Group President, Mike Kanetsugu revealed this week that the firm intends to rollout Coin before the end of 2019. According to Kanetsugu, MUFJ…

Bitcoin donations are pouring in for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested April 11 in London pursuant to an extradition agreement with the United States. Donations started to spike after the official Wikileaks account posted a tweet yesterday, soliciting contributions to Assange’s legal defense fund. That tweet has since been deleted. Bitcoin Donations Top…