Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Bitcoin ordinals’ creator steps down as inscriptions surpass 10m

Casey Rodarmor, the person behind bitcoin ordinals, reveals he will step aside from his role, with the platform reaching a milestone of over 10 million user registrations.

Casey Rodarmor, the brain behind bitcoin ordinals, took to Twitter today, sharing two significant developments: now there are more than 10 million user registrations on the platform, and his decision to step down from his current role.

Monday, May 15, 2023

Samsung and Bank of Korea join forces for CBDC research

Samsung Electronics and the Bank of Korea (BOK) have announced a partnership to conduct joint research, focusing on the development of an offline payment system for a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

The South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics and the Bank of Korea (BOK) have announced a partnership. They are joining hands to drive research and innovation in the domain of central bank digital currencies, also known as CBDCs.

This collaboration was formalized via a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed at Samsung’s main base in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province. The venture will focus on the potential of the CBDC issued by the BOK and its application in the offline payment industry.

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Binance re-opens bitcoin withdrawals after brief suspension, blames ‘severe network congestion’

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has re-opened bitcoin (BTC) withdrawals after a 1-hour suspension, the latest data on May 7 shows.

Binance halts BTC withdrawals

Binance said they were halting withdrawals on the Bitcoin network due to what they describe as “severe congestion”.

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Global Loss of Confidence in Fiat Boosting Bitcoin Adoption: Michael Saylor

 Bitcoin adoption has picked up the pace recently as investors acquire more of the leading crypto asset.

With several market analysts giving their takes on the key driver behind this renewed surge, MicroStrategy’s former CEO, Michael Saylor, recently expressed his view on the matter.

Inflation and Counterparty Risks Drive Bitcoin Adoption

In a recent CNBC interview, Saylor noted that two dynamics are pushing the broad adoption of Bitcoin. He revealed that the first one is the concern about inflation.

'Groundhog Day' in Crypto as Bitcoin Again Plunges Following New Record

The world's largest crypto briefly rose above $70,000 Friday, but immediately tumbled about 5% to below $67,000 It's deja vu all ove...