Another Solo Bitcoin Miner Finds Valid Block

A solo miner with only 116 TH of hashrate capacity found a valid block on Thursday to take home a 6.25 BTC reward worth over $267,500 at the time of writing, only a couple of days after another individual miner had made the same achievement. Both miners are part of the Solo CK bitcoin mining pool. “Congratulations to yet another small miner solving a block solo with only 116TH on http://solo.ckpool.org! They haven’t even been mining a week with this hashrate,” Solo CK administrator, Dr. Con Kolivas, tweeted. The miner,…

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Bitcoin cycle is far from over and miners are in it for the long haul: Fidelity report

Fidelity Digital Assets — the crypto wing of Fidelity Investments which has $4.2 trillion assets under management–shared their “two sats” on the future of the digital assets space. The key takeaways touched upon miners’ behavior and Bitcoin (BTC) network adoption.  In the annual report released last week, the group shared some insights into the world of BTC mining: “As Bitcoin miners have the most financial incentive tho make the best guess as to the adoption and value of BTC (…) the current bitcoin cycle is far from over and these…

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BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, ADA, XRP, LUNA, DOT, AVAX, DOGE

Bitcoin (BTC) and most major altcoins appear to have started a relief rally. Glassnode data suggests that Bitcoin addresses with a non-zero balance have risen to about 40 million, indicating increasing adoption by retail traders. Edelman Financial Engines founder Ric Edelman said that the number of Americans owning Bitcoin could rise from 24% currently to one-third by 2022. He expects this to happen as “Bitcoin is becoming more and more mainstream. People are hearing about it everywhere — it isn’t going away.” Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 The investors…

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German Online Bank N26 to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Business This Year – Bitcoin News

N26, a German online neobank, has announced it will get into the cryptocurrency trading business this year. The announcement was made by Max Tayenthal, co-founder and a CEO of the company, who pondered whether focusing on cryptocurrency instead of going global may have been a better idea. The company closed operations in the U.K. and is now exiting the U.S. N26 to Offer Cryptocurrency Services N26, a German online bank, has announced it will roll out cryptocurrency trading services for its customers this year. The co-founder of the…

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GME rallies on GameStop NFT plans, Vitalik Buterin proposes new gas fee structure, Samsung integrates NFTs with smart TVs: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 2-8

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s 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 more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Top Bitcoin mining country Kazakhstan turns off internet amid protests Kazakhstan, which accounts for the second-largest Bitcoin mining hash rate in the world, suffered a nationwide internet blackout earlier this week after soaring fuel prices triggered a wave of violent protests in the city of…

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