Tag: Bitcoin

Bitcoin Community Funds Italian Red Cross Medical Facility to Combat Coronavirus

Bitcoin (BTC) donations are helping save Italian lives and protect first responders on the front line of the battle against COVID-19, according to Helperbit, a disaster management platform based on blockchain. On April 5, an Advanced Medical Post (AMP)...

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Schnoor/Taproot Could Improve Bitcoin Privacy and Scaling

If the privacy and scaling upgrade Schnorr/Taproot makes it into bitcoin (BTC), it could pave the way for advanced and heretofore impossible projects. That is, as they say, good for bitcoin.  Schnorr/Taproot has made a great deal of progress...

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Bitcoin, Stock Markets Rally on Signs of Hope in Pandemic

The new – and now often-cited – connection between bitcoin (BTC) and global equities doesn’t just mean they fall together. Sometimes, it means they rally on potentially good news. And that seems to be the case on Monday, as...

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Ether-Bitcoin Price Volatility Spread Hits 4-Month Low

Cryptocurrency prices have always been roller coasters, and some rides are scarier than others. However, there may not be much difference in price volatility between the top two coins in the coming months, a key metric indicates. The spread between...

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Bitcoin Takes Tumble, Traders Fret Correlation and Next Month’s Halving

Bitcoin and ether are trending down as traditional markets closed in the red Wednesday.  On a 24-hour basis, bitcoin (BTC) was in the red 4 percent Wednesday afternoon Eastern time and ether (ETH) was down 3 percent. Most other...

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