Ethereum (ETH) Surges Past $430 for First Time Since 1 August 2018

At 19:30 UTC (or 15:30 Eastern Time) on Thursday (August 13), Dave Portnoy, the founder and president of Barstool Sports, sent out a tweet with an attached video that showed him buying Bitcoin (BTC) and Chainlink (LINK) with the help of the Winklevoss twins—the co-founders of crypto exchange Gemini—who had accepted Portnoy’s invitation and come to his […]

Bitcoin Goes Up 2.6% After Winklevoss Twins Help Dave Portnoy Buy $200K of BTC

According to data from CryptoCompare, most of yesterday (August 13), Bitcoin was hovering around the $11,500 level. However, around 19:30 UTC (or 15:30 Eastern Time), Bitcoin started rallying, and within roughly 4.5 hours, Bitcoin managed to get above the $11,800 level. So, what happened at 19:30 UTC on August 13? Although we can’t be certain […]

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Epic Games Bashes Apple for Barring Payment Innovations Like Using Bitcoin

The developer of the hyper-popular video game Fortnite, Epic Games, has filed a lawsuit against Apple for allegedly monopolizing the in-app payments market, effectively barring “innovations” like bitcoin payments. The lawsuit alleges Apple is acting anti-competitively by imposing an “oppressive” 30% sales tax on app sales, and is banning third-party payment processors from its platform, […]