BitMex Insurance Fund Can Finance 51% Attack on Bitcoin Cash For a Year

Hong Kong-based trading platform BitMEX owns so much Bitcoin that it could launch multiple 51 percent attacks against some altcoins for months. Bitcoin Insurance Fund Worth $76 Million Those were the results of calculations from social media commentators this week as it emerged BitMEX’s Insurance Fund now contains 21,350 BTC ($75.9 million). The “monstrously large” […]

Bitmex Report: ICOs Allocated $24.2 Billion in Tokens to Themselves

The team at Bitmex Research has collaborated with TokenAnalyst to take a thorough look at the treasure balances of several individual ICOs on the Ethereum network. The two teams released a report that showed that ICO teams allocated $24.2 Billion worth of tokens to themselves. $80 Billion in Peak Value The Bitmex and TokenAnalyst report […]

ICOs Raked in $13 Billion Despite 90% ETH Price Drop, New Research Finds

ICOs made almost $13 billion in profits from their token sales despite the 2018 cryptocurrency bear market, new research from BitMEX reveals. BitMEX: ICO Issuers ‘Gave Themselves $24 Billion’ Published January 16, the third instalment of the trading platform’s dedicated series on ICO statistics also suggests ICO teams “gave to themselves” tokens worth over $24 […]

Newspaper Ad Seeks Donations for Bitcoin Baby’s College Fund

News Despite being just one week old, Izabella Bowles carries great expectations upon her tiny shoulders. The baby, born on Jan. 6, will go to college when she’s older, if parents Wioletta and Peter can help it. What’s more, her future tuition fees will be paid for using what many believe to be the future […]

Physical Bitcoin Futures Are Coming to Asia First in February

CoinFLEX plans to debut physically-settled Bitcoin futures to the Asian market beginning in February 2019. The platform is a consortium with participants such as Roger Ver (Bitcoin.com CEO), B2C2, Trading Technologies, and Alameda Research among others. Bitcoin Futures Trading on CoinFLEX According to Bloomberg, CoinFLEX plans to offer futures contracts for Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and […]

Why There Might Be Limited Volatility During the 7 Hour Bitfinex and Ethfinex Upgrade

On the 19th of December, the team at Bitfinex and Ethfinex gave an advanced notice to users of both platforms that there will be a three to seven hour long upgrade that will involve data migration to their new bare-metal servers. This move is meant to enhance platform speed, security and performance. Why Traders Expect […]

Once Cash is Gone, Bitcoin is Society’s Best Hope For Privacy, BitMex CEO Warns

BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes delivered a stark warning to the British public January 3 in a mainstream newspaper article proclaiming Bitcoin as the new cash. End Of Cash ‘Sooner Than You Think’ The article, which came in an edition of the Times along with a front-page advertisement to honor Bitcoin’s tenth birthday, forecast the death […]

Bitcoin Genesis Block 10th Anniversary Sees Identical Debt Headlines

The tenth anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block has come with a somewhat ironic celebration in one UK mainstream newspaper. ‘Thanks Satoshi. We Owe You One’ As Hong Kong-based trading platform BitMEX noted uploading the front cover featuring its own advertisement to Twitter, the edition of the Times for January 3 acknowledges Bitcoin’s tenth birthday. […]