Recap Baltic Honeybadger 2022 – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Josef Tětek, the Trezor brand ambassador for SatoshiLabs. After a three-year hiatus, Bitcoiners once again met at the iconic Baltic Honeybadger event in the Latvian capital of Riga. Source: author Around 800 people attended the conference, so it was a rather small event — by comparison, the Bitcoin 2022 … Read more

BigCommerce, BitPay, CoinPayments Launch Crypto Payments – Bitcoin Magazine

BigCommerce enables bitcoin and cryptocurrency payments for over 60,000 ecommerce merchants. The company partnered with BitPay and CoinPayments to build one-click integrations for the platform. BigCommerce intends to integrate with more partners in the ecosystem in the near future. BigCommerce (Nasdaq: BIGC), a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) ecommerce platform, has partnered with BitPay and CoinPayments enabling … Read more

Greenpeace Intensifies Campaign Against Bitcoin After Ethereum’s Merge – Bitcoin Magazine

Greenpeace and the Environmental Working Group have launched a $1 million smear campaign against Bitcoin following Ethereum’s Merge to PoS. The campaign has a petition urging Fidelity, BlackRock and others to move Bitcoin away from PoW. Opponents of Bitcoin need to understand how it actually works. Greenpeace and the Environmental Working Group have intensified their … Read more

Ethereum community wastes no time minting PoS NFTs right after the Merge

The long-awaited Ethereum Merge has happened, and the community can’t sit still. Moments after the historic crypto event, one user minted the first ever nonfungible token (NFT) on the proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus. Officially the Merge took place on Sept. 15 at 06:42:42 UTC at block 15537393. The first announcement of the mint and sale of … Read more

Crypto Intermediaries Must Register with the SEC in Some Capacity: Gensler

US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler said crypto intermediaries should be registered under the SEC. Speaking his testimony at a hearing titled “Oversight of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission” on Thursday, Gensler referred to securities laws as the “gold standard” for capital markets.   Gensler suggested most crypto tokens are securities, … Read more

Tesla Launches Cyberwhistle by Accepting Dogecoin for Payment

American electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla has launched a new product called Cyberwhistle by accepting Dogecoin for payment, according to CEO Elon Musk. The futuristic Cybertruck inspires the Cyberwhistle whistle. It is specially made of medical-grade stainless steel and polished. The back of the whistle has reserved holes, which can be worn with a string by … Read more

The Merge is Complete: Ethereum

Cryptocurrency platform Ethereum has completed a long-awaited software upgrade. The upgrade – known as the Merge – has shifted the crypto platform into a more environmentally sustainable framework by reducing Ethereum’s energy consumption. It will also set the stage for future improvements that will make the platform easier and cheaper to use. The technical details … Read more

Historic day for crypto as Ethereum Merge to proof-of-stake occurs

The Ethereum Merge has officially taken place, marking the full transition of the network to proof-of-stake (PoS).  On Sept. 15 at 06:42:42 UTC at block 15537393, the long-awaited Merge saw the merging of the Ethereum Mainnet execution layer and the Beacon Chain’s consensus layer at the Terminal Total Difficulty of 58750000000000000000000, meaning the network will … Read more