Even among highs and lows, the demand for Bitcoin has been getting more attention. $3.7 billion worth of Bitcoin options will expire today, an all time record for the cryptocurrency. Here's what that means for the market.
The billionaire investor believes that Bitcoin won’t be used as your typical currency in the coming five years, terming the digital currency as “digital gold” as more banks and other players in financials are still developing capacities needed to support the currency.
President Trump has signed a new executive order banning Americans from investing in Petro. Petro is a cryptocurrency developed by the Venezuelan government. The executive order now prohibits US residents and companies in the country from engaging in any exchange involving the crypto.
While research on extraterrestrial life has been going on for decades, it’s recently become more difficult for scientists to find the computer hardware they need because the hardware is being used for mining cryptocurrencies.
The Information Commissioner’s Office took down its website after it emerged that the site was hijacked by hackers to mine cryptocurrencies. The hack has affected about 4,000 websites including government websites. Here’s how they did it.