Amnesty International head says AI innovation vs. regulation is ‘false dichotomy’

The secretary-general of Amnesty International, Anges Callamard, released a statement on Nov. 27 in response to three European Union member states pushing back on regulating artificial intelligence (AI) models.  France, Germany and Italy reached an agreement that included not adopting such stringent regulations for foundation models of AI, which is a core component of the … Read more

Bitcoin Ascent Hinges On Pending ETF Approval, Analyst Says

Bitcoin has been having a hard time since it hit strong support at $38,500. It is now worth $36,924, which is 1.1% less than it was 24 hours ago. There was a strong retracement after the top coin’s current pullback started, after it reached a high point of $38,400 on Saturday. Bitcoin’s Surge Fueled By … Read more

Nic Carter, other pro-Bitcoiners fight climate impact narrative in new paper

Bitcoin mining is a “critical tool” for clean energy and balancing the grid, according to a new working paper penned by Bitcoin advocates and the former president of ERCOT, the operator of Texas’ electrical grid.  The Nov. 22 paper titled “Leveraging Bitcoin Miners as Flexible Load Resources for Power System Stability and Efficiency” argued that … Read more

On-chain Investigator Teases Truth Bombshell That Will ‘Amaze’ Crypto Community

In a cryptic announcement that has caught the attention of the crypto Twitter community, a popular on-chain investigator has promised to reveal hidden truths behind certain blockchain and crypto activities in the space.  On-chain Sleuth Promises To Reveal New ‘Truths’ About Crypto On-chain detective, Boring Sleuth has taken to X (formerly Twitter) to announce that … Read more

Coinbase shares hit 18-month high after Binance charges

Crypto exchange Coinbase (COIN) shares have hit an 18-month high after rival exchange Binance and its former CEO Changpeng Zhao pleaded guilty to money laundering and sanctions violations in the United States. On Nov. 27, Coinbase closed at $119.77, its highest since May 5, 2022, when it closed at $114.25, according to TradingView data. It … Read more

The Risks of Stablecoins: Exploring The Bitcoin-Dollar With Mark Goodwin

Understanding Stablecoins Stablecoins are a type of cryptocurrency that aims to maintain a stable value by pegging it to another asset, such as a fiat currency, precious metal, or a basket of assets. Stablecoins have gained significant popularity in recent years due to their potential to address some of the limitations of traditional cryptocurrencies, such … Read more