What Is “Bitcoin Halving” Day? 

Bitcoin halving is a built-in feature of Bitcoin that cuts the rewards for mining by 50%. This occurs after 210,000 blocks of mining — or approximately every four years.  In 2024, Bitcoin halving day is expected to occur around April...
April 8, 2024

Pig Butchering Crypto Scams: Watch for These Red Flags

If you’re considering an investment in cryptocurrency, make sure you’re purchasing through a trusted resource — and if a new “friend” tells you about a trading site, be extremely careful.  Over the past four years, security experts have seen a...
March 18, 2024

FixedFloat Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked: What Investors Should Know

FixedFloat, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, has confirmed an attack that compromised millions of dollars in Ether and Bitcoin.
February 19, 2024

First Bitcoin Spot ETF Could Cause Crypto Rally in 2024

According to a report from Fox Business, the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) is on the verge of approving a “spot” bitcoin exchange-traded fund. A bitcoin spot ETF (exchange-traded fund) would allow stock market investors to peg their money...
December 26, 2023

Atomic Wallet Hack: What We Know (And What To Do Next)

Atomic Wallet, a self-custodial, decentralized cryptocurrency wallet, has confirmed the loss of millions of dollars in users’ assets.  Hundreds of users have reported losses on Twitter, Reddit, and other social media platforms, and the company says that they’re investigating the...
June 5, 2023

Texas May Become First State to Regulate Cryptocurrency

Texas will likely become the first state to regulate digital asset providers, which could have enormous ramifications for the cryptocurrency community. House Bill (HB) 1666 is awaiting the governor’s signature. Introduced by State Representative Giovanni Capriglione (R), the bill would...
May 30, 2023

Cryptocurrency Prices Fall Following Silvergate Liquidation

Silvergate Capital, a bank offering cryptocurrency-friendly services, has announced its impending liquidation, sending Ethereum and Bitcoin markets tumbling by about 2%. The last 12 months have been difficult for crypto investors, though the market has shown some signs of...
March 9, 2023

Are Crypto Wallets Safer Than Crypto Exchanges?

If you’re investing in cryptocurrencies, you actually need to be able to access your assets in order to trade them. To that end, you can either store your crypto on your computer in a wallet or use a cryptocurrency exchange....
January 19, 2023

Bitcoin Is Rallying: What Crypto Traders Should Know

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other major cryptocurrencies seem to be bouncing back from the “crypto winter” bear market.  At the time of writing, 1 bitcoin (BTC) was valued at around $21,290, a dramatic increase from its recent low of $15,760 on...
January 18, 2023

What Are The Odds of Someone Getting The Same Bitcoin Seed Phrase?

Cryptocurrencies use seed phrases, also called recovery phrases, as a sort of master password. If you have the seed phrase, you can restore your crypto assets even if you’ve lost access to your wallet — so if your hard drive...
January 10, 2023