Nivesh Rustgi

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Bangalore, India

Nivesh Rustgi

Journalist
Bangalore, India
Nivesh has a background in Engineering and Acturial Science. He learned about cryptocurrency in 2016 and has been captivated by the technology since then.
  • Mining Firm Marathon Joins MicroStrategy as De Facto Bitcoin Investment

    Business

    American Bitcoin mining giant and publicly-listed company Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (MARA) has revealed a $150 million BTC purchase at an average price of $31,167.8.  Marathon Goes All-In on Bitcoin...

  • Grayscale Donates $1 Million to Coin Center, Pledges Another $1 Million Community Match

    Business

    Grayscale LLC. has announced a $1 million donation to crypto advocacy group Coin Center and has pledged to match up to $1 million more of the community’s donation towards the...

  • Bitcoin Traders Expect Volatility as Options Expire

    Analysis

    Bitcoin traders are preparing for an extended short-term correction, as options contracts of 118,000 BTC ($3.5 billion) expire on Jan. 29. Bitcoin Price Volatility Ahead Bitcoin’s price fell by a...

  • Unpacking Bitcoin’s Recent “Double-Spend” Event

    Markets

    Multiple Bitcoin blocks mined at the same time have sparked debate around a possible double-spend attack on Bitcoin.  A double spend refers to when more Bitcoin is spent than the...

  • On-Chain Analysts Identify More Whales Are Buying Bitcoin Dip

    Analysis

    Bitcoin is facing another significant correction, threatening a breakdown of $30,000.  However, market data shows that today’s’ BTC dip could mark the local bottom before bull action commences again.  Bitcoin...

  • Crime-Related Crypto Spending Fell in 2020, Despite Janet Yellen’s Concerns

    Opinion

    During her Senate confirmation yesterday, incoming U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen raised concerns around the use of cryptocurrencies in criminal financing and money laundering. The reality, however, is...

  • Crypto.com Predicts Bitcoin & Ethereum Trends for 2021

    Analysis

    Crypto.com has revisited the cryptocurrency highlights of 2020 in its yearly market review. The report also makes several predictions regarding cryptocurrency trends in 2021.  Bitcoin Is Still Growing According to...

  • How to Set Up a Bitcoin Node: A Beginner’s Guide

    Crypto 101

    Bitcoin’s peer-to-peer strength lies in its vast network of nodes. The famous saying in crypto, “not your private keys, not your coins,” extends to crypto nodes as, “Not your node,...