2020 special! New records, mega weirdness, the predictions that came true: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 20–26

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! Coming every Saturday, Hodlers Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much […]

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Bitcoin developer who lost Bitmain funding wins Coinbase’s first-ever developer grant

The Coinbase Crypto Community Fund was awarded to João Barbosa and another pseudonymous developer. Digital currency exchange Coinbase has awarded its first-ever Bitcoin Core developer grants, and a familiar name is among the recipients. João Barbosa and 0xB10C, the alias of a pseudonymous developer, were selected winners earlier this week. Although the funding amounts weren’t […]

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Riot Blockchain buys 15K Bitmain Antminers, expects 65% hash rate increase

Nasdaq-listed crypto firm Riot Blockchain purchases additional 15,000 Antminers from Bitmain for $35 million. Riot Blockchain, a Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining company, has inked another deal with Chinese mining giant Bitmain to buy 15,000 Antminers. According to a Dec. 21 announcement, the Colorado-based firm expects the new purchase will contribute to an increase in its total […]

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Five times crypto got weird in 2020

Crypto is no stranger to weirdos, so here’s a few times the space got strange in 2020. Every industry, group, clique and conclave has its own share of weirdos — cryptocurrency and blockchain are no exception.  Considering that cryptocurrency is the so-called “native” currency of the internet — the repository of the sum of human […]

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Bitmain reportedly cuts off funding to Bitcoin Core developers

Bitcoin Core touts itself as a direct descendant of Satoshi Nakamoto’s original Bitcoin software client. Bitmain, one of the world’s largest Bitcoin (BTC) miner producers, has reportedly halted its funding for some primary developers maintaining Bitcoin-related software. Jonas Schnelli, a major Bitcoin Core contributor and maintainer, claimed that Bitmain halted its support after funding his […]

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