After the last selling debacle, Bitcoin (BTC) is finally showing some bullish signs of recovery. This Monday, it surpassed $40,000 per coin for the first time since almost a month ago. Meanwhile, some other cryptocurrencies followed suit. In the last week, Polkadot (DOT) has increased by over 26%, Monero (XMR) by over 21%, and Litecoin (LTC) by over 17%.

May wasn’t kind to the first cryptocurrency. Tesla rejected the payments with it due to environmental concerns, while China started to ban Bitcoin mining in some provinces. The price suffered for it, getting further and further away from its last All-Time-High…


This 9 June 2021 might be historical for the cryptocurrency world. For the first time in twelve years of existence, a recognized nation adopted Bitcoin (BTC) as an official legal tender. El Salvador, a small country in Central America, just approved their new “Bitcoin Law” for immediate application.

The law was the initiative of the current president, Nayib Bukele, who first announced it in the previous days. By now, the Legislative Assembly has officially approved the decree. …


Usually, it’s not that easy to mine cryptocurrencies. This applies especially to Bitcoin because the miners need one-purpose machines (ASICs) consuming a lot of electricity. The process, then, can be more expensive and not very eco-friendly. With that in mind, the Chia Network (and cryptocurrency) was officially launched in March 2021.

Chia was announced back in 2017, though. The first thing that caught the attention then was its main creator: Bram Cohen, famous for the invention of the BitTorrent protocol and company, twenty years ago. The second thing was its promise to be greener than Bitcoin (BTC). …


Network congestion on Ethereum (ETH) is commonplace by now. A lot of investors, developers, and Dapps users meet there every day. But, technically, this blockchain isn’t yet in its final form; “fully” ready to accept thousands of worldwide users. However, now it’s closer than ever. The developer team Matter Labs has launched their alpha version of the so-called “rollups” on an Ethereum testnet, to make it faster and cheaper.

To be more precise, according to a previous report, the rollups zkSync 2.0 can boost the network to 20,000+ transactions per second (TPS). That’s almost the Visa speed, which is calculated…


We have to admit it: this wasn’t a great month for Bitcoin (BTC). For the first time since December 2020, we didn’t see new records for it. However, that doesn’t mean everything was bad. Some altcoins not only survived the bloodbath but showed new All-Time-Highs (ATH). Besides, there was some other good news in the cryptocurrency world last May.

On the markets

  • Bitcoin price has decreased by over 43% since its last ATH in April. That’s likely because of the rejection by Tesla due to environmental concerns, and the last (and negative) measures applied by China against cryptocurrency payments and Bitcoin mining. …

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In the last month, Bitcoin (BTC) has lost over 35% of its value. A lot of (retail) investors are panic-selling, especially considering that the last All-Time-High was on April 14, 2021, with $64,863 per coin. By now, BTC is struggling to reach $40,000 again. There’ve been huge losses in recent weeks, but not everything is bad news. The bullish Bitcoin market may continue, despite China or Tesla.

According to the analytics firm Ecoinometrics, this price cut is, actually, a usual trend after halvings. These are programmed reductions of the rewards for miners, and the Bitcoin price exhibits certain patterns of…


Alfacash Store is available to buy and sell cryptocurrencies against euros in a fully non-custodial and automatic process. Now, its users can also enjoy the trading of Dogecoin (DOGE), the popular crypto-meme. They can find here a fast, secure, and regulated way to exchange this cryptocurrency with different payment methods.

Dogecoin (DOGE) was officially launched back on December 6, 2013, by Jackson Palmer and Billy Markus. This January, after the incident with WallStreetBets and Gamestop, it became more popular than ever. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, and Neuralink, has shown a strong predilection for this currency as well. …


Alfacash is already offering the trading of 30+ cryptocurrencies for fiat (and vice versa) in a fully non-custodial and automatic process. Now, the users can also enjoy buying and selling Polkadot (DOT) on the platform, safely and without complications.

Polkadot is a recently-born blockchain, launched by Gavin Wood (one of the Ethereum founders) last year. This platform and its homonymous token let the users create their own chains with their own unique characteristics. Besides, Polkadot works with Proof-of-Stake (PoS) instead of traditional mining. So, everyone can stake the native token and receive proportional rewards.


Eleven years ago, the developer and Bitcoin enthusiast Laszlo Hanyecz wanted to give some real use to the first cryptocurrency. That’s why he asked for some pizzas through the forum Bitcointalk, and he ended up paying 10,000 BTC (yes, BTC units) for a couple of pizzas from Papa John’s. This was on May 22, 2010, and, since then, we celebrate Bitcoin Pizza Day. It was the first real-world purchase with Bitcoin.

Maybe you’ll find bonkers now the idea of spending 10,000 BTC (around $400m to date) on a couple of pizzas. However, back then, the worth of those coins was…

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