Galaxy Digital: Bitcoin Consumes Less Energy Compared to Banking and Gold

As Bitcoin and blockchain gain momentum at the corporate level, Galaxy Digital has released a report on Bitcoin energy consumption. The report describes how the network consumes less energy than traditional financial industries and its value. The report comes days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the most significant vocal fan of cryptocurrencies on social media, banned bitcoin as a form of payment for Tesla products. He blamed the use of fossil fuel for bitcoin mining and transactions. The ban came…

Irish Central Bank Says Bitcoin Investors Should Be Prepared To “Lose All Their Money”

The unfriendly relationship between cryptocurrencies and central banks doesn't look like it's ending soon. In a recent interview with Bloomberg,  the governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Gabriel Makhlouf, warned the general public about the risks of investing in crypto assets, bitcoin in particular. Mirroring the same warnings the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority made recently, Makhlouf said he supports the UK regulator, noting that those investing in Bitcoin should be "prepared to lose all their money."  Although the…