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  • CryptoSlate - 13 April 2024, 9:00 am

    Bitcoin’s 4th halving event is scheduled to occur on April 22nd, at event block height 840,000. As each block, containing executed transactions, is mined, it is stamped with a block height, noting how many blocks have been generated before the latest one.  This way, block heights create a chronologically ordered digital ledger, granting Bitcoin its […] The post Mining through the Bitcoin halving: Survival strategies for 2024 appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More

  • CryptoSlate - 13 April 2024, 2:00 am

    On January 10, 2024, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved multiple applications for spot Bitcoin ETFs. On day one, $4.6B in shares were traded, with cumulative trading volume exceeding the $50B mark by February 22. The ETF approval in the U.S. is expected to have a far-reaching impact across Asian markets where investment […] The post How Asia’s next crypto investment wave will be ignited from Bitcoin ETFs appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More

  • CryptoSlate - 13 April 2024, 12:10 am

    Bitfarms announced on April 12 that it completed upgrades to its Bitcoin mining facilities in two locations, bringing its total hash rate to 7 EH/s. The company installed and activated over 5,000 T21 miners at two facilities in Québec, Canada. Bitfarms installed 3,168 T21s devices at its Garlock, Québec facility, plus 1,710 T21s and 100 […] The post Bitfarms expands Bitcoin mining hashrate to 7 EH/s with Quebec upgrades appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More

  • CryptoSlate - 12 April 2024, 11:10 pm

    IRS criminal investigation chief Guy Ficco told CNBC on April 12 that taxpayers are increasingly committing tax crimes involving crypto. Ficco said the IRS has seen an increase in “pure crypto tax crimes” that fall under Title 26 of the US Code, which includes federal income tax violations. Crimes considered pure tax crimes involve failing […] The post Top IRS official says ‘pure crypto tax crimes’ on the rise alongside scams appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More

  • CryptoSlate - 12 April 2024, 10:25 pm

    Spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) surpassed several predictions about their assets as their collective assets under management (AUM) hit $59.1 billion within the first three months of the year, Bitwise revealed in a research report on April 11. JP Morgan and Bitcoin investment management firm NYDIG anticipated that spot Bitcoin ETFs could achieve an AUM […] The post Bitwise reveals spot Bitcoin ETFs outperformed pre-release predictions by a significant margin appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More

  • CryptoSlate - 12 April 2024, 9:30 pm

    Portugal-based Nova SBE Blockchain Club is hosting the fourth edition of the Lisbon Blockchain Conference on April 24 to discuss blockchain technology and its impact on business and the economy, according to a statement shared with CryptoSlate. The event will feature over 20 distinguished speakers slated to cover various aspects of the industry and is […] The post Lisbon Blockchain Conference to focus on education and connectivity in its fourth edition appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More

  • CryptoSlate - 12 April 2024, 8:58 pm

    Bitcoin’s (BTC) value plummeted below $65,000 on April 12, a stark drop from its $71,000 peak earlier in the day, as a wave of selling hit the crypto and equities markets, causing some altcoins to fall more than 15% in a matter of minutes. The decline mirrored a broader selloff across asset classes amid heightened […] The post Bitcoin’s crash to $64k causes meltdown for alts appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More

  • CryptoSlate - 12 April 2024, 7:02 pm

    A US court has sentenced Shakeeb Ahmed to three years in prison for hacking two separate decentralized crypto exchanges and stealing digital assets worth over $12 million, according to an April 12 statement from the US Department of Justice. The sentencing marks the first time someone has been convicted for hacking a smart contract. US […] The post US court hands down historic sentence for smart contract hacker appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More

  • CryptoSlate - 12 April 2024, 6:15 pm

    Solana developers have released a new version of the validator client software to address persistent congestion issues and are urging validators to upgrade immediately. Anza, a spinoff of Solana Labs, spearheaded the development with the release of version 1.18.11 aimed at mitigating network congestion. Validator clients, essential in proof-of-stake blockchains like Solana, verify transactions to […] The post Solana deploys congestion fix on devnet appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More

  • CryptoSlate - 12 April 2024, 4:00 pm

    Ethereum developers are currently deliberating the Pectra upgrade, which is poised to enhance various facets of the blockchain’s functionality. Tim Beiko, the Ethereum Foundation‘s protocol support lead, confirmed the development, revealing that the developers have agreed to include Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIP) 3074 in the network’s slated overhaul. EIP 3074 EIP 3074 is a pivotal […] The post Ethereum Pectra upgrade promises major wallet improvements with EIP 3074 integration appeared first on CryptoSlate. Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Reddit LinkedIn WhatsAppRead More