Crypto News

Articles under Crypto News (formerly “The Tape”) category are general cryptocurrency concepts, news, commentary, opinion and analysis. In short: everything that didn’t get placed anywhere else for one reason or another.

Tape readers were some of the earliest scientific speculators in New York’s stock markets. By reading the ticker tape immediately after it got out of the machine, they would try to identify patterns which they claimed helped them beat the market.

Crypto.BI Tape was initially meant as a real time cryptocurrency news and analysis service for traders (which is what we did back then), but was later converted into a more general and less time sensitive knowledge base.

Still, we kept the old name as a reminder of where it all started. Since the old news service wasn’t activated, The Tape ended up being a general category. Kinda like that messy drawer which ends up having a bit of everything in it.

“King of Brazilian Bitcoin” Claudio Oliveira owes investors U$ 125 million by @Cryptobill
According to news site UOL, Claudio Oliveira, president of Brazilian Bitcoin exchange Bitcoin Banco owes U$ 125 million to 6445 investors. Known in Brazil as "the king of Bitcoi...
Some little known facts about Bitcoin by Gal Crypto
In this post I've collected some interesting facts about Bitcoin that I've come across along the years. I'll try to keep this post updated as I learn more about early Bitcoin hi...
The first Bitcoin block mined each year 2009-2020 by José Fonseca
In this article we take a look at a curiosity: the first block mined each year since 2009. Some Stats The average of the past 10 years has been 55519 blocks mine...
ELI5: What is BetterHash? by @Cryptobill
BetterHash is a cryptocurrency mining method developed by Bitcoin Core developer Matt Corallo. The main idea behind BetterHash is to improve decentralization of Bitcoin mining e...
Largest Brazilian Bitcoin exchange founder, Gustavo Schiavon, dead at 24 by @Cryptobill
Foxbit co-founder Gustavo Schiavon, known affectively as Guto, has passed away in a car accident in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. Accident While driving between Marília cit...
Fake cryptocurrency market caps, Part II – Graphical Evidence by @Cryptobill
If you've been following Crypto.BI then you've likely seen one of our most popular articles, about fake cryptocurrency market capitalizations. Our main argument is that most cry...
ELI5 The Controversial BCH Fork (Bitcoin SV) by @Cryptobill
On November 15th the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork will take place. Although there was much backlash from the crypto community, major exchanges decided to support the newly forke...
Nouriel Roubini’s statements to the Senate Banking Committee are an embarrassment by @Cryptobill
If you've been following the cryptocurrency discussions on social media, then you've probably heard a lot about Nouriel Roubini lately. First, the Vitalik + LauraShin thread tha...
Brazil’s second highest Court rules that banks can unilaterally close cryptocurrency-related accounts by @Cryptobill
Brazil's second highest Court, STJ, has decided in favor of Itaú Bank in a lawsuit started against them by Mercado Bitcoin, one of Brazil's largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges. ...
Understand how cryptocurrency price is determined by @Cryptobill
The US Dollar price we see listed for major cryptocurrencies is an average that takes all the major crypto exchanges into consideration. For example, on Coinmarketcap, there is a s...