Black Rock Petroleum Company to Operate 1 Million Bitcoin Miners in Canada

Black Rock Petroleum Company has agreed to deploy and operate up to 1 million Bitcoin (BTC) mining machines, with the miners hosted in Alberta, Canada, and sourced from China. The mining operation, first addressed in a press release issued in July, proposed using three natural gas-producing sites located in Alberta. With the company entering the Bitcoin mining and […]

Bitcoin vs. Ethereum

Lately, it seems as though Bitcoin (BTC) is getting all the headlines, although mostly these headlines consist of (legitimate) concerns about its volatile nature. What About Ethereum? The differences between Ethereum and Bitcoin have recently caught the attention of major market players such as Goldman Sachs, which recently noted to investors that Ethereum (ETH) has a good chance of surpassing the […]

The Future of Ethereum

Ethereum (ETH) is an open-source platform used to develop and implement new decentralized applications – it is now considered an invaluable resource by many because the Ether network supports the development and creation of new applications built on its infrastructure. Recent upgrades to the network are helping the network scale much faster and reduce the cost […]

What Is Binance Coin (BNB)?

Binance has its very own cryptocurrency token known as the Binance Coin (BNB). BNB is used to access decentralized applications (dApps), services, and trading – it is the cryptocurrency that powers the entire Binance decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem! A Brief History of the Binance Platform Binance was founded in July of 2017 by Changpeng Zhao, commonly known as “CZ” – a developer who […]

PayPal Looks To Offer Cryptocurrency Services Globally With UK Expansion

“The shift to digital forms of currencies is inevitable, bringing with it clear advantages in terms of financial inclusion and access; efficiency, speed and resilience of the payments system; and the ability for governments to disburse funds to citizens quickly.” – Dan Schulman, president, and CEO, PayPal. On October 21, 2020, PayPal officially announced a new service […]

Mastercard Outlines Plans for Cryptocurrency Adoption

“It is (obviously) a vibrant space around digital currencies – this is a relevant technology. As a multi-rail player, we got to be in this space because people are looking for answers.” – Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach. Michael Miebach, the CEO of payments giant Mastercard, has outlined the company plan to develop products and services around […]

The EIP-1559 Upgrade Is Finally Here!

The long-awaited EIP-1559 upgrade to the Ethereum (ETH) network is finally here – The Ethereum Improvement Proposal, or EIP-1559 for short, has been the most talked-about upgrade to the Ether network since the launch of ETH 2.0 in December of last year. According to speculators and rumors in the community, with the long-term effects of the upgrade, it would not be unrealistic to see […]

Bitcoin Will Be a “Big Part” of Twitter’s Future According to CEO Jack Dorsey

“Square is creating a new business (joining Seller, Cash App, & Tidal) focused on building an open developer platform with the sole goal of making it easy to create non-custodial, permissionless, and decentralized financial services. Our primary focus is #Bitcoin. Its name is TBD.” – Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter. During “The ₿ Word” event hosted in mid-July, Twitter, and Square CEO Jack […]

The Number of Bitcoin Investors Has Tripled Since 2018

A survey has revealed that Bitcoin (BTC) has gained traction with younger U.S. investors across a broad expanse of increasing awareness, interest, and ownership – and in fact, over 3x more American investors are now holding BTC than in 2018! That’s right: according to a recently conducted survey published by last week, the number of investors owning […]

Circle K to Implement Bitcoin ATMs Across All Stores in North America

Bitcoin Depot, the world’s largest bitcoin ATM network, has formed an exclusive partnership with Circle K that spans across both the U.S. and Canada. At the time of writing, approximately 700 Bitcoin (BTC) ATMs are presently operating across 30 states. Circle K is the first major retail chain to deploy cryptocurrency ATMs within its stores. As one of […]