Samuel Haig is a journalist who has been completely obsessed with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency since 2012. Samuel lives in Tasmania, Australia, where he attended the University of Tasmania and majored in political science and journalism, media and communications. Samuel has written about the dialectics of decentralization and is also a kangaroo riding enthusiast.
A new report has found almost half of all Bitcoin traded on the P2P exchange Paxful is exchanged for gift cards.
Traders on Paxful sell $16.2M of Bitcoin for discounted gift cards each week
Key voting infrastructure of a county in Georgia has been impacted by a ransomware attack targeting local government networks.
First ransomware attack in 2020 election hits voting infrastructure in Georgia
The Ethereum network is processing more than double the transaction volume of Bitcoin, and is on-course to process $1 trillion this year.
Ethereum set to become first blockchain to settle $1 trillion in one year
Shortly after it was revealed PayPal will launch crypto payments in 2021, rumors are circulating that the payments giant is looking to purchase a digital asset ...
PayPal rumored to be eying acquisition of crypto custodian BitGo
Demand for Ethereum-based stablecoins exploded during the third-quarter DeFi bubble, with Dai’s supply growing by more than 600% and USDC expanding 200%.
Yield farming fuels 623% growth in DAI supply to nearly $1B
Japanese residents can once again trade BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, and BCH on Kraken, two years after it pulled out of the country.
Kraken relaunches crypto trading in Japan as part of APAC expansion
The move reverses a 2018 decision that officials did not have to declare crypto holdings.
Russian officials must now declare crypto holdings