Last week we welcomed Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital and former White House Communications Director, on The Blockchain.com Podcast. While discussing his odyssey to Bitcoin, he revealed that he had been watching Bitcoin for some time, waiting for a few signs before getting into the game himself.
He learned about Bitcoin back in 2014 and vowed to get in once these three conditions were met:
Like you, we don’t know Satoshi Nakamoto. But we’re hoping to get this love letter to Bitcoin — if you know where to forward, we’d be much obliged. 😬
Happy Valentine’s Day! After 11 amazing years together, we wanted to share seven reasons why we love you Bitcoin.
Bitcoin could drive economic growth by accelerating commerce on the internet and universal access to the tools of wealth creation.
Bitcoin (and blockchain technology) is built by people who want a better financial future for everyone.
Bitcoin is entirely digital, no need to carry around cash. …
“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” -Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
We believe future historians will look back on the eye-opening events surrounding the trading of GameStop (GME) stock as extremely significant to the future evolution of financial market infrastructure.
We titled this month’s market outlook “When the Game Stops” because of our heightened conviction that more people are waking up to the massive problems with our existing financial system and are demanding change.
Each month we update the interest rates customers earn in our Interest Accounts. This month, we’re pleased to increase our rates on BCH and XLM to 8% (up from 4.4%).
Here are February’s rates:
We’re delighted to announce support for Arizona in the Blockchain.com Wallet! Starting today, users in the Grand Canyon State can now buy and sell crypto directly in their Wallet and earn up to 12% interest on their crypto holdings.
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In December crypto continued its strong Q4 with bitcoin setting a new all-time high and finishing 2020 at just under $29k, up 47% for December and 301% for all of 2020. Ethereum (ETH) lagged bitcoin in December at +22% for the month, but ETH was up more for 2020 with almost a 500% gain on the year.
Reporting on December and 2020 figures already feels outdated, as both BTC and ETH have continued rocketing upwards to start 2021: as we go to press bitcoin has crossed above the $40k level and ETH is closing in on its all-time high of…
2020 was arguably crypto’s best year yet.
Bitcoin (BTC) investors in particular had an extraordinary holiday season, and the new year is off to a roaring start for BTC, Ethereum and many other cryptoassets.
A few days ago crypto for the first time became a $1 trillion asset class. And Bitcoin (BTC) at present is worth over $730 billion and appears poised to become the first individual cryptoasset to pass the $1 trillion dollar mark in value.
You’ve just bought Bitcoin. What now?
Now that you have purchased your first bitcoin it’s a good time to review exactly what you’ve just bought, and how to safely store it.
To begin, consider that while it’s easier to think about a bitcoin as an object existing somewhere in cyberspace, this is not exactly the case. It’s more like a balance in an account, known as a wallet. The list of all wallets and their balances is called the blockchain.
Wallets can be thought of as the basic structure of Bitcoin. If you control a wallet, no one can take…
UPDATE: We have changed the XRP trading halt to Thursday, January 7th at 11:59pm GMT — instead of the originally announce January 14th. Customers will continue to have access to their XRP to hold and send.
Due to the SEC’s recent action against Ripple Labs, Blockchain.com will halt XRP trading beginning Thursday, January 7th at 11:59pm GMT. For all customers who have XRP balances, you will continue to have access to your XRP to send after we halt trading, but we will no longer support receiving more XRP in the Exchange.
Providing and revoking support for listed assets is an…