Category: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin.com: Biggest Movers: XMR and SOL Higher on Monday

Despite BTC and ETH trading lower on Monday, several cryptocurrencies managed to move higher to start the week. XMR was one of the biggest climbers, with solana also moving higher during the session. Monero (XMR) XMR was one of Monday’s biggest gainers, as prices rose by almost $20 from lows during Sunday’s session. Following a

Bitcoin.com: Circle Says USDC Reserve Backed Entirely in Cash and Short-Dated US Treasuries

On May 13, Circle’s chief financial officer Jeremy Fox-Geen published a blog post called “How to Be Stable,” following the aftermath of Terra’s stablecoin implosion. Circle’s CFO explained that since usd coin’s inception, the stablecoin aims to be “the most transparent and trusted dollar digital currency.” Terra’s Stablecoin De-Pegging Incident Has Cast a Spotlight on

Bitcoin.com: David Marcus Launches Bitcoin Payments Startup Lightspark

David Marcus, former cryptocurrency head at Meta, is launching Lightspark, another payments company that will use crypto as its central payment tool. The startup, which will have Marcus at the helm as CEO, also features some of Meta’s former employees and will explore the possibilities of using the layer 2 Lightning Network (LN) as a

Bitcoin.com: UK Affirms Commitment to Regulate Stablecoins Following Terra Meltdown

The British Treasury Department has affirmed its commitment to regulate stablecoins after the collapse of terrausd (UST) and terra (LUNA). “This will create the conditions for issuers and service providers to operate and grow in the U.K., whilst ensuring financial stability and high regulatory standards,” said an HM Treasury spokesperson. Regulation of Stablecoins in the

Bitcoin.com: Goldman Sachs’ Blankfein Advises Companies and Consumers to Prepare for US Recession — Says It’s a ‘Very, Very High Risk’

Goldman Sachs Senior Chairman and former CEO Lloyd Blankfein has warned that companies and consumers should prepare for a recession in the U.S. He stressed that it’s a “very, very, high risk.” Goldman’s Blankfein Warns About a Recession Lloyd Blankfein, a former Goldman Sachs CEO who is now the firm’s senior chairman, warned about an

Bitcoin.com: Ethereum Hashrate Taps an All-Time High Amid This Week’s Crypto Market Meltdown

Amid the crazy week in the world of cryptocurrencies and the Bitcoin network’s mining difficulty reaching a lifetime high at 31.25 trillion, Ethereum’s hashrate tapped an all-time high on May 13, at block height 14,770,231. Cryptocurrency miners continue to dedicate large quantities of processing power toward the second-largest crypto network in terms of market capitalization.

Bitcoin.com: Authorities Seize Over 1,500 Crypto Mining Rigs in Dagestan Crackdown

Law enforcement and other authorities in Dagestan have closed down two illegal crypto farms, confiscating more than 1,500 mining machines. Government agencies in the republic, considered one of Russia’s capitals of underground coin minting, carry out regular raids against such facilities. Cryptocurrency Miners in Dagestan Accused of ‘Illegal Entrepreneurship’ Officers from the Ministry of Internal