Turkey embraces Bitcoin and Tether as the lira keeps spiraling down

The volatility of the Turkish lira is pushing Turks to adopt cryptocurrencies as both a means of payment and a store of value. (read more)

Today in Bitcoin history: 13-year anniversary of transaction between Satoshi and Hal Finney

In a test transaction conducted on Jan. 12, 2009, Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto sent computer scientist Hal Finney 10 BTC on the blockchain. (read more)

Bitcoin Has Replaced Gold For Younger Investors, Says Finance Professor

Bitcoin has now solidified its position as the digital gold, especially for young investors. It has outperformed gold for years now and has grown way ahead of (read more)

Bitcoin Will Outpace Stocks In 2022 Amid Fed Rate Hikes: Report

A recent analysis by Bloomberg's Mike McGlone says Bitcoin BTC is going to dominate the crypto market in 2022, despite the recent plunge. (read more)

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Stabilizes Near $43K as Layer 1 Tokens Attract Attention

Harmony (ONE), fantom (FTOM), cosmos (ATOM), and NEAR (NEAR) quickly turned to green despite Wednesday’s broader market sell-off. (read more)

Aave launches its permissioned DeFi platform Aave Arc

Aave has launched its permissioned DeFi platform for institutions. Fireblocks is the first whitelister of the platform. (read more)

Tether froze over $1 million worth of USDT last week

Stablecoin issuer Tether blacklisted an Ethereum address last week that had over $1 million of USDT balance in it. (read more)

Goldman Sachs shows Bitcoin outperformed all capital markets in 2021

The latest data from Goldman Sachs shows that Bitcoin has cemented its position as the go-to store of value among many investors. (read more)

Bitcoin set for ‘$220,000 in 2022’ as billionaires fear dollar ‘will go to hell’

BITCOIN is on course for ‘$220,000 in 2022’ as billionaires across the globe buy up the world’s premier cryptocurrency as a hedge against inflationary fiat currencies that could ‘go to hell’, an expert has claimed. (read more)

Market Wrap Year-End Review: Altcoins, NFTs Filled Void When Bitcoin Got Boring

In mid-2021, crypto traders turned their attention to “Ethereum killers” and ridiculous-seeming NFTs that fetched hundreds of thousands of dollars. (read more)

Tezos-powered NFT game DOGAMÍ secures $6M in funding round

DOGAMÍ, the first mass-market play-to-earn NFT game running on Tezos, secured $6M in a funding round led by Animoca Brands, Ubisoft, and The Sandbox cofounders, Invezz learned from a press release. (read more)

Kraken Exchange CEO Wants You To Borrow Against Your CryptoPunk

According to Powell, the marketplace would provide custody services and the exchange is considering a system where customers can use their NFTs as collateral to borrow funds against. (read more)

Investors poured a record $30 billion into crypto in 2021

Investors poured $30 billion into companies like crypto exchanges, crypto-enabled games, and metaverse platforms. (read more)

Bitcoin Price Jumps Towards $50K As Fed Chair Speaks

Bitcoin quickly turned green as the Fed announced a quicker withdrawal of its asset purchasing programs and likely interest rate hikes in 2022. (read more)

Tesla To Accept Dogecoin For Merchandise, Token Soars 30%

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the electric-car maker will take dogecoin as payment for merch, causing the crypto asset to soar by as much as 33%. (read more)

Bitcoin Touches New Milestone With 90% of Total Supply Mined

However, the entire supply won’t get mined until February 2140. (read more)

Kickstarter plans to migrate to platform built on Celo blockchain

Kickstarter CEO Aziz Hasan and co-founder Perry Chen said the site would be developing an open source protocol that will live on the Celo blockchain, citing its carbon negative operations. (read more)

Ubisoft launches Quartz for its first NFTs in Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Ubisoft is unveiling Quartz, a new platform for players to acquire Digits, the first NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) playable in a mainstream game. (read more)

Ethereum’s market cap is now beyond that of the biggest banks in the world

Ethereum’s market cap has flipped that of JPMorgan, the largest bank in the world alongside other global finan institutions. (read more)

Bitcoin Hashrate Rises Despite Price Drop, Mystery Hashpower Returns

Bitcoin’s hashrate has increased a great deal, even after the leading crypto asset’s price slipped below the $50K price zone. (read more)

Top Traders Are Accumulating Seven Altcoins Built on Ethereum, According to Crypto Whale Watcher

The largest crypto whales in the Ethereum ecosystem are utilizing the market dip to purchase more ETH, dollar-pegged stablecoins, and seven additional altcoins running on the leading smart contract platform. (read more)

How Thai Crypto Unicorn Bitkub Plans to Become the Coinbase of Asia

The crypto exchange Bitkub plans to expand over Malaysia, the Philippines, and Laos, to become “to become the Coinbase of Southeast Asia” (read more)

Ethereum outperforms bitcoin by the most since its inception

Ether has gained about 530pc since December, compared with bitcoin’s doubling, widening the performance gap between the two by more than 400 percentage points. (read more)

Bitcoin, Ethereum Rebound as Reports Suggest COVID-19 Variant Is ‘Mild’

Leading cryptocurrencies have recovered hefty losses brought about by the rise of a new Coronavirus variant called Omicron. (read more)

Decentralized exchanges near $100 billion in monthly volume for November

Monthly data for decentralized exchanges (DEXs) indicates that the ecosystem has seen nearly $100 billion in volume for the month of November. (read more) token (CRO) added $7 billion to its market cap over past week

On November 17, the cryptocurrency exchange Crypto dot com and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) shocked the world with a massive $700 million 20-year agreement on the naming rights of the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (read more)

Largest Ethereum Whales Heavily Loading Up on One Crypto Exchange Token, According to WhaleStats

New data shows that the biggest Ethereum (ETH) whales in existence are heavily accumulating one crypto exchange token that’s been trading under the radar over t (read more)

Eurosystem Approves New Oversight Framework Concerning Crypto Services

The Eurosystem has introduced a new framework for overseeing electronic payments, including services related to crypto assets. (read more) coin surged 91% since Staples Center renaming coin has rallied 91% from the day it was announced that the exchange paid $700 million to rebrand the Staples Center as Arena. (read more)

El Salvador Is Building a City Dedicated to Bitcoin

El Salvador is building “Bitcoin City” and issuing $1 billion in Bitcoin bonds with the help of Blockstream and Bitfinex. (read more)

A Third of Millennials and Half of Generation Z Prefer Part of Their Paychecks in Crypto: Report

A new global survey indicates that younger generations are open to receiving a substantial amount of their paychecks in Bitcoin (BTC) or other crypto assets. (read more)

Zimbabwe Could Adopt Bitcoin As Legal Tender Following El Salvador

The adoption of Bitcoin by El Salvador has opened the door for more adoption. However, the first country to achieve it didn’t find it easy. There were (read more)

Is This The Beginning Of A New Bull Run In Crypto

While Bitcoin’s price valuations might not be cheap, they don’t seem overstretched either. Is This The Beginning Of A New Bull Run In Crypto (read more)

Bitcoin’s Taproot Upgrade Should Occur On Saturday

Bitcoin’s long-awaited Taproot update will occur in the coming days, with most sites suggesting Saturday as its activation date. (read more)

Mastercard Outlines 3-Pronged Strategy to Support the Growing Crypto Community

The payments company said at its annual investor’s day conference that it would focus on services, network access and security. (read more)

Bitcoin adds over 350,000 new holders in a month as BTC nears $68k

On Tuesday, Bitcoin reached a new all-time high, extending a run that has brought the whole value of the crypto market close to $3 trillion. (read more)

New York City’s next mayor says crypto should be taught in schools

“That’s what we must do — open our schools to teach the technology and teach this new way of thinking,” Eric Adams said. (read more)

5 reasons why blockchain-based gaming economies are the future

Axie Infinity showed the gaming industry just a sliver of what blockchain-based gaming can achieve, and the industry is set to explode in the near future. (read more)

Ethereum Alternatives and Gaming Tokens Outperform BTC and ETH

Solana’s SOL hit an all-time high of $246 on Wednesday and the token is up 5% in the last 24 hours. Polkadot (DOT) is up 7%. (read more)

Global Cheap Electricity Distribution Bodes Well For Bitcoin Decentralization

The China mining ban was a godsend for Bitcoin decentralization. So far, the USA is the big winner. However, for the good of the network, it would be ideal to (read more)

Crypto Dad: ‘Money Is Too Important To Be Left To Central Bankers’

Former CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo (aka Crypto Dad), tells Forbes how his work as a regulator cleared the path for today’s bitcoin ETFs and breaks down why the US needs a sense of urgency when it comes to developing a digital dollar. (read more)

Bitcoin White Paper Celebrates 13th Birthday

A technical manifesto, the Bitcoin white paper was released 13 years ago today under an MIT public license for all to learn from, share and enjoy. (read more)

El Salvador Calls Another Bitcoin Dip With $25 Million Purchase

El Salvador has once again deepened its bitcoin bet with another purchase. The sovereign nation had made history as the first to officially implement bitcoin (read more)

Ethereum 2.0 inches closer with the Beacon Chain’s Altair upgrade

The Altair upgrade later this month will be the first update to the Beacon Chain, marking the first preparatory move for the upcoming Merge. (read more)

Solana On The Cusp Of Unseating Cardano After Mammoth Valuation Upsurge

Solana (SOL) has been dominating the altcoin market over the past three months. SOL is becoming one of the most talked-about altcoins (read more)

Bitcoin Hashrate Increases 32% in 3 Months, Stealth Miners Command 12% of BTC’s Hashpower

Bitcoin’s price has pushed the hashrate higher and in a week’s time, the mining difficulty is expected to increase for the eighth time. (read more)

Bitcoin Hits All-Time High Above $66K on Strength of ProShares ETF Debut

The latest rally appears fueled by the successful debut on Tuesday of the first U.S. bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund. (read more)

Facebook Turns to Coinbase, Paxos for Novi Crypto Wallet

From today, people in the U.S. and Guatemala can buy Paxos Dollars through a pilot version of Facebook’s digital wallet Novi. (read more)

Tesla generates a profit of $1 billion from its bitcoin holdings

Tesla made headlines earlier this year for its dramatic entry into the crypto market with a $1.5 billion investment in Bitcoin, the top digital currency. (read more)

Bitcoin-related altcoins surge as BTC ETF rumors spread across the sector

Rumors of an imminent Bitcoin ETF approval are boosting sentiment and prices across the market, but caution is warranted, as it could turn into a buy-the-rumor, sell-the-news event. (read more)

Almost 1.1M people have already signed up for Coinbase NFT waitlist

Almost 1.1 million people have signed up for the waitlist for Coinbase NFT, which is slated to launch later this year. (read more)

Coinbase Follows FTX.US Into NFT Trading

The exchange’s marketplace will support Ethereum-based NFTs and comes a day after the release of an NFT marketplace from rival exchange FTX.US. (read more)

Ripple Teams With Nelnet on $44M Solar Investment

The joint investment will fund solar energy projects throughout the U.S. as crypto firms try to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint. (read more)

South Korean professor develops toilet that turns poop into power and cryptocurrency

Cho Jae-weon, a South Korean urban and environmental engineering professor at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), developed an... (read more)

AMC Theaters Rolls Out First Phase Of Dogecoin Payments On Its Platform

AMC Theaters has rolled out the first phase of its plan to implement Dogecoin (DOGE) payments for its customers. This comes after massive demand from its (read more)

Bitcoin Is Soaring on Rumors SEC Will Approve BTC ETF in Two Weeks

The price of Bitcoin spiked 8% today, rising above $55,000, largely based on the expectation that the SEC will approve a BTC ETF on October 18, experts say. (read more)

Last Resistance Before Ethereum At $5K? Expert Predicts

The bulls have taken over the crypto market with Bitcoin and Ethereum recording gains across the board. A Top analyst expects more appreciation. (read more)

Ethereum Announces Up To $50,000 Bounty For Bugs Found In The Network Before Altair Upgrade

Ethereum has announced a bounty for its community to find bugs in its network before the Altair upgrade. The upgrade had been announced at the end of (read more)

Around 40% of Spaniard’s Young Population Consider Investing in Crypto

Another report also conducted recently stated that 25% of the companies based in Spain had exposure to blockchain technology. (read more)

Move Over, Carry Trade, These Retail-Friendly DeFi Options Strategies Yield 12%-30%

New DeFi structured products allow retail traders to participate and earn yield in the notoriously complex cryptocurrency options market, (read more)

Why China’s Latest ‘Bitcoin Ban’ Is Bullish for DeFi

The latest China “ban” was not entirely new, but had some new details. Now Chinese crypto projects are going underground—and it’s all good for decentralization. (read more)

DeFi makes Western Europe the world’s largest ‘crypto economy’

Data shows that crypto trading in East Asia has been declining since before May. Meanwhile, portions of Europe make up the world’s largest crypto economy... (read more)

Bitfinex just spent $23.7 million in fees to make a single Ethereum payment

A wallet belonging to crypto exchange Bitfinex mistakenly spent an outrageous amount of money to move just $100,000. (read more)

Here’s the ‘Ideal Scenario’ for Bitcoin, According to Crypto Analyst Benjamin Cowen

Widely followed crypto analyst and trader Benjamin Cowen says there’s an ideal scenario for Bitcoin that could put it on track for future rallies. (read more)

China’s Strong Regulatory Policy Triggers A $2.8 Billion High For DeFi Applications

China’s renewed intensified crackdown on cryptocurrencies seems to have had the effect of making decentralized finance and (read more)

Altcoins surge as Evergrande crisis cools off, with avalanche, cosmos and polkadot leading the charge

The smaller cryptocurrencies rallied sharply on Thursday, enjoying a swell of risk appetite after some concerns around the Evergrande debt crunch. (read more)

PayPal Launches New Digital Payments App With Crypto Capabilities

Financial giant PayPal just announced the launch of a new financial application that will make crypto services even more accessible on its platform. (read more)

Snoop Dogg, Crypto Expert? Rapper Claims to Run Popular NFT Twitter Account

Snoop Dogg says he’s the owner of the @CozomoMedici account, which has garnered interest with well-documented NFT speculation and ownership of more than 140 NFTs. (read more)

El Salvador Buys Another 150 Bitcoin Amid Market Crash

El Salvador, led by President Nayib Bukele, has added 150 more Bitcoin to its crypto holdings amid the latest crypto market dip. (read more)

XRP takes back 6th spot as SOL crashes by over 30%

Ripple’s native token XRP has taken back its spot as the 6th most valuable cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of (read more)

Bitcoin just formed a ‘golden cross’ chart pattern, which has heralded big gains in the past

The bitcoin price chart just made a “golden cross,” which has historically been a bullish indicator for the cryptocurrency. (read more)

Cardano (ADA) tops list of most developed projects, outrunning Ethereum two years in a row

Research on blockchain development trends, compiled by Outlier Ventures, shows Cardano is the most developed from a sample of 50 open-source protocols. (read more)

Christie’s Lists Rare CryptoPunk, Bored Ape in Major NFT Auction

Demand for NFT-style avatars is driving collector interest, says Christie’s. (read more)

Visa CEO Says Crypto Could Become “Extremely Popular” In Five Years

Despite being only a little over a decade old, Crypto has gained tremendous popularity in its short time being in the public purview. Cryptos have (read more)

Tron Foundation Launches $300 Million Fund To Invest And Incubate GameFi Projects

Tron Foundation has invested $300 million into the Tron Arcade fund to promote the development of GameFi games that let players earn (read more)

Why Solana Prices Have Skyrocketed More Than 13,000% Year-To-Date

Solana’s sol token has experienced some very impressing gains this year, climbing from $1.61 on January 1 to more than $200 recently. Solana claims to have the fastest blockchain in crypto. Will this network live up to the hype? (read more)

Digital Scarcity: How Ethereum is Beating Bitcoin At Its Own Game

Ethereum has long been put against top crypto Bitcoin for the majority of its existence. The fact that the former possesses more use cases has led a lot (read more)

Solana Advances Despite Broad Crypto Sell-Offs: Markets Wrap

Crypto markets experienced sell-offs today despite news that El Salvador officially adopted bitcoin as legal tender and purchased 550 bitcoins. (read more)

El Salvador just bought 400 bitcoin and plans to buy ‘a lot more,’ a day before making it an official currency

In June, El Salvador passed a law that will make it the first country to establish bitcoin as legal tender alongside the US dollar. (read more)

Bitcoin Price Surpasses $51,000 for First Time Since Mid-May

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The price of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency surpassed the $51,000 mark in the early hours of Monday, for the first time since May 13. (read more)

Twitter may be adding Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses to profiles

Twitter seems to be testing the addition of crypto features to its Tip Jar service, according to a mobile developer who claims to have reverse-engineered the feature. (read more)

Ethereum Extends Gains, Outperforming Bitcoin: Markets Wrap

Ethereum has been beating bitcoin by the widest margin in three years, despite BTC historically leading bullish trends in crypto markets. (read more)

3 reasons why Polkadot could be the next altcoin to hit a new all-time high

Rising trading volume, investor excitement over the upcoming parachain auctions and the success of KSM, have investors looking at DOT as the next altcoin to hit a new high. (read more)

Bitcoin Showing ‘Powerful Signal for the Bulls,’ According to Blockchain Analytics Firm Glassnode

A powerful signal on-chain offers a reason for Bitcoin bulls to be confident, according to blockchain analytics firm Glassnode. (read more)

$10,000 Call Very Much A Possibility For Ethereum This Year, Magnetic’s Megan Kaspar Asserts

Digital assets management firm, Magnetic’s Managing Director Megan Kaspar has affirmed her earlier conviction that Ethereum will trade (read more)

Bitcoin whales buy $940 million in BTC, signaling bullish reversal

Bitcoin network activity continues to climb despite a drop in price below $50,000. Institutions are bullish on the asset and keep purchasing BTC whe (read more)

DeFi TVL hits a record $157B as Ethereum competitors attract investors

Interoperability-focused projects that offer cross-chain bridges and lucrative liquidity mining pools are seeing an influx of funds right as DeFi’s TVL hit a new all-time high. (read more)

Afghans Have Adopted Bitcoin Use Amid Taliban Control of Cash

The Taliban’s overthrow of Afghanistan has left many local citizens with cash shortages. Afghans have started embracing Bitcoin as an alternative. (read more)

President of El Salvador: Bitcoin Law Will Be Supported By 200 ATMs and 50 Branches

The President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, announced that 200 ATMs and 50 in-person kiosks are being built to launch on September 7. President Bukele also noted that the government will facilitate the buying and selling of Bitcoin without collecting any commission. (read more)

PayPal launches crypto buying and selling in the UK

PayPal Holdings Inc will allow customers in the UK to buy, sell and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies starting this week, the company said on Monday. ... (read more)

With Alibaba’s NFT Push, More Investors Will Be Exploring Ways to Leverage Their NFTs

Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba has surprised the crypto world by launching a non-fungible token marketplace. According to the South China Morning (read more)

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Joins Dogecoin Foundation Board Of Advisors

Dogecoin Foundation had been defunct for a while now. But an official reestablishment of the foundation has been announced. (read more)

Visa’s 54 Bitcoin-Linked Cards Pave The Way For Younger Generations To Spend Growing Crypto Wealth

Burdened by a pandemic and the shadow of the 2008 crash, younger generations are turning to digital assets en masse. Visa wants to help them generate liquidity from this new wealth. (read more)

Trade volumes on OpenSea have surged nearly 950% in the last month as the NFT craze continues stronger than ever

NFT marketplace OpenSea has done $1.22 billion in volume in the past 30 days, a roughly 950% increase from the previous 30 days, per DappRadar. (read more)

More than $144 million of ether has been burned since major network upgrades hit ethereum last week

Investors have so far responded well to the ethereum network changes, with ether rising sharply since the fee-burn mechanism came into force. (read more)

Bitpay Adds Google Pay for US Cardholders to Spend Cryptocurrencies

Crypto payment service provider Bitpay has updated its wallet app to include Google Pay for U.S. cardholders to spend their cryptocurrencies. (read more)

Bitcoin Exchange Unocoin Will Allow Indians To Purchase Everyday Products With Bitcoin

The Indian bitcoin exchange will be allowing its users to purchase everyday goods such as pizza and coffee with bitcoin through in-app vouchers. (read more)

Coinbase Rakes In $1.9B in Transaction Revenue in Q2, Beating Estimates

The largest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S. warned, however, that its number of monthly transacting users and trading volume would be lower in the third quarter. (read more)

AMC to Accept Bitcoin for Tickets and Concessions Later This Year

AMC Theaters, the largest movie theatre chain in the U.S., will soon accept bitcoin payments for tickets and concessions (read more)

Coinbase Enables Crypto Buys With Apple Pay, Instant $100K Cashouts, Google Pay to Follow

The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has enabled crypto buys with Apple Pay, and instant cashouts of up to $100,000 per transaction. The company will also soon enable crypto buys with Google Pay. (read more)

Cryptocurrency Gaining Mainstream Interest as Payment Option: Report

Cryptocurrency is gaining mainstream traction among consumers who want to use it for purchases, according to a new report. (read more)

El Salvador effect: Spain considers allowing mortgage payments in crypto

According to 20 Minutos, Spanish lawmakers in the country are considering a proposal enabling mortgage payments with crypto. (read more)

NFT Marketplace OpenSea Processed Nearly $100M in 2 Days

Transaction volumes on blockchain marketplace OpenSea are spiking amid the sudden surge of CryptoPunks NFTs. (read more)

Major Ethereum upgrade set to alter supply, fix transaction fees

The upgrade known as Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559 is similar, analysts said, to a bitcoin halving event in which periodic adjustments reduced the supply of bitcoin. Each halving helped propel bitcoin’s price to higher records. (read more)

Bitcoin, Ethereum hash rate recover as Chinese miners redeploy overseas

The hashing power securing the world’s two largest blockchains is slowly recovering, as some Chinese miners have redeployed overseas. (read more)

Binance cuts withdrawal limits, rolls out tax reporting tool

Binance has reduced non-KYC withdrawal limits from 2 BTC to 0.06 BTC for new users and rolled out an API for the tax reporting system. (read more)

Shopify to Allow Merchants to Sell NFTs Directly Through Their Stores

Shopify President Harley Finkelstein announced that his company is now allowing merchants on its platform to sell NFTs directly to customers. (read more)

Amazon wants to hire a digital currency and blockchain product lead

E-commerce giant Amazon appears set to toe the digital currency waters, outlining a blockchain-specific role in a new job ad. (read more)

Bitcoin About-Face: JPMorgan Opens Crypto Trading To All Clients

Despite JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon’s outspoken distaste for cryptocurrencies, the bank is now allowing clients access to crypto products. (read more)

Vitalik Buterin Beseeches Ethereum Crowd in Paris to ‘Move Beyond DeFi’

The founder of Ethereum has high hopes for the network’s uses for social good that go way beyond the fast financial gains of DeFi investing. (read more)

Mastercard to Test USDC Stablecoin for Payments

Mastercard will use the USDC stablecoin as a bridge asset for cardholders who want to pay for goods using cryptocurrencies. (read more)

Virgin Galactic Will Accept Bitcoins For A Trip To Space

Richard Branson announced today that his commercial space company, Virgin Galactic, will accept Bitcoin in exchange for a ride into space. (read more)

Jack Dorsey announces plan for developer platform focused on bitcoin financial services

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square, said Thursday that the payments services business is working to create “an open developer platform” focused on bitcoin-tied financial services. (read more)

Cardano (ADA) Demand Rises Amongst Retail And Institutional Investors, Why This Is Happening

Recently, both institutional and retail investors have shown an increasing interest in Cardano. It is fast becoming the coin of choice for investors who are (read more)

Uniswap takes next step toward adopting Layer 2 tech with alpha launch on Optimism

Uniswap said Tuesday that it is moving one step closer to bringing the popular decentralized exchange onto the layer-two protocol known as Optimistic Ethereum. (read more)

Serious Jokes: Meme Coins Are Now Worth $33 Billion, Dogecoin Leads The Pack

Meme coins like Dogecoin have gained increasing popularity this last year. Bets placed on internet jokes are now as common (read more)

Jack Dorsey’s Square decides to build a bitcoin hardware wallet

Square, the payments company headed by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, has decided to make a hardware wallet for bitcoin. (read more)

Sushi to Launch NFT Marketplace Shoyu Next Month

Sushi contributors have planned the launch of an NFT platform called Shoyu. It will feature an online marketplace and a 3D metaverse. (read more)

Visa reports over $1 billion in crypto spending in H1 2021

Global payment giant Visa said its crypto-linked cards processed more than $1 billion in spending in the first half of 2021. (read more)

NFT Sales Total $2.5B in 2021 as Adoption Spreads

The non-fungible token (NFT) market continues to defy odds and see significant growth despite some deeming it a passing fad. (read more)

China crypto ban a ‘huge opportunity for Canada,’ mining group head says

IBC Group chairman and iMining CEO Khurram Shroff said China’s crackdown on Bitcoin and crypto mining is a temporary inconvenience. (read more)

Bitcoin Mining Profitability to Rise 35% While Ousted Chinese Miners Face Delays Relocating

Analysts are predicting a rise in Bitcoin mining profitability of 35% in the short term. This would be the effect of the crackdown in China. (read more)

JPMorgan Says Ethereum Upgrades Could Jumpstart $40 Billion Staking Industry

A recent JPMorgan report estimates the crypto staking business is worth $9 billion and could reach $40 billion by 2025, if proof-of-stake becomes the dominant blockchain consensus mechanism. (read more)

Katy Perry to drop NFT collection in Q4 of this year

Katy Perry announced Wednesday that she’s dropping an NFT collection in Q4 and that she bought a minority stake in a blockchain tech company. (read more)

USDC Stablecoin Could Soon Expand to 10 More Blockchains

The dollar-backed USDC stablecoin, now native to four blockchains, could soon be on eight to 10 more networks, CoinDesk has learned. (read more)

Korea’s First Bank Joins Messaging Giant Kakao’s Blockchain Governance Council

Shinhan joins a number of existing council members including LG Electronics, Binance, and Worldpay, among others. (read more)

50,000 electric vehicle charging stations in Europe to offer crypto payments

HIPS Payment Group Ltd and Vourity have partnered to roll out crypto payments across 50,000 EV charging stations in Europe. (read more)

Binance’s new NFT marketplace will first feature works by Warhol and Dali

The premium auction, titled “Genesis,” will feature non-fungible tokens of popular works by Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali. (read more)

PayPal and Visa Among Investors in Blockchain Capital’s $300M Fund

Blockchain Capital has announced the closing of its $300 million venture fund with help from investments by PayPal and Visa, among others. (read more)

Sotheby’s to Accept Crypto for Rare 100-Carat Diamond in Upcoming Auction

Sotheby’s will be accepting bitcoin and ether for a rare 101.38-carat diamond that could fetch over $15 million at auction. (read more)

Tether’s supply hasn’t grown since the start of June. Here’s why

The supply of the stablecoin Tether (USDT) has been flat since the beginning of this month, according to The Block’s Data Dashboard. (read more)

Socios Announce First NBA Partnership With Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have become Socios’s first partnership with an NBA team as the fan engagement platform expands deeper into the United States. (read more)

What Happened When a 3,000-Person Village in El Salvador Became “Bitcoin Beach”

El Salvador’s president says the village of El Zonte shows Bitcoin as legal tender can work. The truth is more complicated. (read more)

Billionaire Mark Cuban Commends Defi Economy Dubbing It the ‘Next Great Growth Engine’

On June 13, the billionaire investor and co-host of the television series Shark Tank, Mark Cuban, explained his fascination with defi. (read more)

In El Salvador’s bitcoin beach town, digital divide slows uptake

The El Salvadoran beach town of El Zonte is visibly poor, with dirt roads and a faulty drainage system. But in one way, it’s ahead of the rest of the country: It has bitcoin. (read more)

Mark Cuban says ‘banks should be scared’ of cryptocurrency-based DeFi

Billionaire Mark Cuban is very bullish on the future of DeFi, or decentralized finance, and DAOs, or decentralized autonomous organizations. Here’s why. (read more)

Bitcoin Rises After Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Accept Bitcoin Again Once Miners Use 50% Clean Energy

Elon Musk tweeted about Tesla and Bitcoin, and BTC went up—a reversal from the recent history of Musk and Bitcoin. (read more)

Jack Dorsey Suggests Twitter Likely to Integrate Lightning Network

In a tweet, Jack Dorsey hinted that Twitter will integrate the Bitcoin layer 2 payments Lightning Network. (read more)

Singapore’s GIC invests $70 million in crypto exchange OSL’s parent group

GIC, the sovereign wealth fund managing Singapore’s foreign reserve, has invested $70 million in Hong Kong-listed BC Group. (read more)

Solana Labs Secures $314M in Funding as SOL Token Rises 20%

Solana’s price increase comes amid Solana Labs raising over $300 million in a recent funding round. (read more)

Web traffic for cryptocurrency exchanges hit all-time high in May

Cryptocurrency web traffic hit a record high of 638.2 million visits in May, according to data compiled by The Block. (read more)

Square and Blockstream to create a solar-powered Bitcoin mine in the U.S.

Square and Blockstream have also committed to publishing data about the project’s economics and performance metrics. (read more)

Alibaba, Google Among More Than 300 Companies Seeking Singapore Crypto Licenses

Companies apply under the Payment Services Act, a comprehensive regulatory framework for companies handling activities relating to digital assets, including ... (read more)

Red Bull Racing Partners with Tezos Blockchain for NFT Collection

Red Bull Racing is becoming the latest Formula One (F1) to get in on the crypto space. As they forge a new partnership with blockchain network Tezos, they... (read more)

Coinbase Makes Dogecoin Available to Retail Investors

The exchange Coinbase is making Dogecoin available to retail investors and will try to boost interest via a $1.2 million giveaway exchange. (read more)

‘Discounted’ Bitcoin more likely to hit $100K than $20K in 2021, says Bloomberg analyst

Bloomberg senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone is in the bull camp when it comes to Bitcoin. He believes the market has likely bottomed. (read more)

Google is revamping its ad policy for crypto exchanges and wallets

Google is expanding the scope of its crypto-related advertisement policy, creating a new process for exchanges and wallet providers but nixing ads for ICOs and DeFi protocols. (read more)

Dogecoin Continues Surge Over 20% Following Coinbase Listing

Dogecoin finally made its debut on Coinbase yesterday, and its price has shot up since. (read more)

Coinbase links its Visa debit card with Apple Pay, Google Pay

Coinbase’s debit card product is now usable via Apple Pay and Google Pay, according to a Monday blog post from the crypto exchange and services provider. (read more)

More than 5 million ETH has been sent to Ethereum 2.0’s deposit contract

The amount of ether sitting in the Ethereum 2.0 staking contract has reached a new milestone — as the network moves to proof of stake. (read more)

Ripple Intends To Go Public Following SEC Lawsuit, Says CEO Brad Garlinghouse

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says that the San Francisco-based payments company wants to go public once its legal battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is resolved. (read more)

Ripple (XRP) likely to go public after its legal battle with SEC is over, CEO confirms

The likelihood of Ripple, the company behind the XRP token and blockchain-based payments network RippleNet, to go public is “very high.” (read more)

PayPal Will Let Customers Withdraw Crypto, Exec Says

“We want them to be able to take the crypto they acquired with us ... to the destination of their choice,” Jose Fernandez da Ponte said at Consensus 2021. (read more)

The Winner of Ethereum’s Market Crash? Uniswap and DeFi Exchanges

ETH’s 70% decline from its all-time high pushed DEX volumes and daily trader numbers into record territory, while battle-testing stablecoins. (read more)

Red Bull Racing Team to Use Tezos for First NFT Drop

Red Bull’s F1 racing team will release a set of NFTs on Tezos. The team chose the blockchain for its energy efficiency, a statement revealed. (read more)

Ethereum mining revenue set for record-breaking month despite price declines

The price of ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, is significantly down from its all-time high this month, but May is still set to represent a record-breaking month for ETH miners. (read more)

Elon Musk Says He Won’t Sell His Dogecoin as Mystery Whale Buys More

The price of the asset remains relatively stable today. (read more)

Algorand (ALGO) is powering the first blockchain-based COVID ‘passport’ in Latin America

The world’s first blockchain-powered COVID passport has gone live in Colombia as part of a joint project between Algorand (ALGO) and Koibanx. (read more)

Researcher Suggests Ethereum 2.0 Will Use 99.95% Less Energy

New estimates from the Ethereum Foundation indicate that Ethereum’s upgrade to proof of stake will cut the network’s energy demands dramatically. (read more)

Instagram is hosting a professional development panel for NFT artists

Instagram is hosting an event for non-fungible token (NFT) creators as part of its inaugural “Creator Week.” (read more)

Fox Taps ‘Rick and Morty’ Creator Dan Harmon to Bring NFTs to TV

Dan Harmon and Fox are launching “Krapopolis,” a show promising to be “the first-ever animated series curated entirely on the Blockchain.” (read more)

Polkadot announces Kusama is ‘finally ready to host parachains’

Gavin Wood, the creator of Kusama and Polkadot, said the launch of the parachains would proceed following a full external audit and Kusama executing an auction involving crownloads and hosting one functional parachain. (read more)

Samsung the Latest to Embrace Crypto By Adding Ledger Wallet Service

Earlier today, Samsung Electronics announced that its users can now access and trade cryptos directly on its Galaxy smartphones. (read more)

Elon Musk Claims He Is “Working With Doge Devs” On Potential Improvements

Elon Musk tweeted that he has engaged with “Working with Doge devs to improve system transaction efficiency.” (read more)

EBay has officially opened its platform to NFT sales

The online sales platform eBay is now permitting the sale of NFTs for digital collectibles. Users can bid on NFTs using USD. (read more)

Ubisoft Unveils the Next Batch of Crypto Startups It Plans to Help Grow

Horizon Blockchain Games, NonFungible, and others join the game publisher’s Entrepreneurs Lab initiative, which has prominent crypto gaming alumni. (read more)

Ether hits new record high, crests $4,000 milestone

Just a week after topping $3,000 for the first time, Ether -- the cryptocurrency that runs on the ethereum blockchain -- passed another milestone at $4,000. (read more)

SpaceX accepts dogecoin as payment to launch lunar mission next year

SpaceX will launch the “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon” in the first quarter of next year, with Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company accepting the meme-inspired cryptocurrency dogecoin as payment. (read more)

Ethereum now more valuable than Visa, JPMorgan Chase; Bitcoin-rival among top five financial services

Ethereum has exploded in the past 12 months. The price has increased over 16 times from $206 as of May 7, 2020, to $3,465 as of May 6, 2021, while the market cap has jumped over 17x from nearly $23 billion. (read more)

Dogecoin Price Finally Tops 69 Cents, Flips XRP to Become Top-4 Crypto

The affable canine-themed cryptocurrency dogecoin (DOGE) is up an eye-watering 13,611% year-to-date. (read more)

Uniswap v3 Comes Out Tomorrow. Here’s What to Expect

The decentralized exchange is introducing features that make liquidity go further and lower trading risk. (read more)

DOGE Reaches New ATH, Robinhood Crashes During Coin’s Surge

DOGE has reached resistance near $0.62 and has been rejected by it. However, technical indicators do not show significant signs of weakness. (read more)

Dogecoin passes Tether’s market cap following eToro integration

At $52.5 billion, the market capitalization of Dogecoin has now surpassed that of Tether, car manufacturer Ford and social media giant Twitter. (read more)

Paxos raises $300 million as it looks to onboard more PayPal-sized clients

Paxos has raised $300 million in fresh funding as it seeks out more PayPal-sized business clients. (read more)

DeFi, NFT Booms Send MetaMask Past 5 Million Active Users

MetaMask is reporting 500% user growth over the last six months. (read more)

Publicly listed game maker Nexon allocates $100 million into buying bitcoin

Tokyo-based video game maker Nexon becomes the latest publicly listed technology firm that is allocating parts of its cash into bitcoin. (read more)

Binance To Launch NFT Marketplace in June

The world’s largest crypto exchange is the latest to launch an NFT marketplace, promising “minimal fees, high liquidity, and high-value collectibles.” (read more)

JPMorgan to Let Clients Invest in Bitcoin Fund for First Time: Sources

The JPMorgan bitcoin fund could roll out as soon as this summer, sources tell CoinDesk. NYDIG will be the fund’s custody provider. (read more)

Why is ethereum on a tear of late, outperforming bitcoin?

The recent price movement of bitcoin indicates consolidation. This is a healthy pullback and will provide long-term stability to the world’s largest crypto asset. Ether is rallying because of the launch of ethereum ETF on a Canadian exchange, says experts (read more)

Solana (SOL) hits new highs as DApps, DeFi and stablecoins join the network

Solana price is pushing toward new highs as an increasing number of DApps, DeFi projects and stablecoins build platforms on the network. (read more)

Filebase Raises $2 Million to Make Decentralized Storage as Easy as AWS

Decentralized storage protocols like Filecoin and Sia aren’t quite as user-friendly as Amazon Web Services. For Filebase, that’s a business opportunity. (read more)

Newegg Now Accepting Dogecoin for Payments Via BitPay

Online retailer Newegg has introduced support for Dogecoin (DOGE) payments on its platform, boosting the meme token’s price considerably. (read more)

Dogecoin Eclipses XRP as 4th Largest Cryptocurrency Ahead of ‘Dogeday’

Dogecoin is leaping ahead of April 20, or 4/20 – an unofficial holiday for many cannabis smokers that’s apparently also known as “Dogeday.” (read more)

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Sells NFT for $5.4M

An Edward Snowden NFT sold for $5.44 million. Proceeds from the auction are going to the Freedom of the Press Foundation. (read more)

DOGE passes Uniswap and Litecoin to become 8th largest cryptocurrency by market cap

With a market capitalization of more than $23 billion, Dogecoin is now the 8th largest cryptocurrency as its price inches toward $0.20. (read more)

Mark Cuban One-Ups Elon Musk: Mavs to Hold Dogecoin on Balance Sheet

Cuban says his Dallas Mavericks have pulled in some 112K DOGE in sales after supporting the meme coin in March—and they’re holding onto it. (read more)

DOGE soars 80% on the day to become 10th largest crypto by market cap

Love or hate the meme coin, Dogecoin is seeing some of the most parabolic price action in the entire crypto market at present. (read more)

Binance offers Tesla stock token will Coinbase follow?

Binance has announced the launch of a new product, tokenized shares of publicly traded companies. The first to be listed is Elon Musk-led Tesla. (read more)

XRP Doubles in 7 Days, Heads for Biggest Weekly Gain Since December 2017

XRP, the token used in Ripple Labs’ network, has doubled in a week, the biggest weekly gain since December 2017. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Steadies Above $59K, Here’s How Bulls Could Aim Fresh Rally

Bitcoin price failed to continue higher above $60,800 and corrected lower against the US Dollar. BTC is now holding gains and it is likely to rally above $61,000 unless there is a break below the 100 hourly SMA. (read more)

Atari creates blockchain division for cryptocurrency, games

Video game pioneer Atari announced on Tuesday the creation of a blockchain division that will seize on the technology to develop games and a cryptocurrency... (read more)

Privacy Chat App Signal Rolls Out Cryptocurrency Payments

For now, the MobileCoin implementation is in beta. And only available in the UK. (read more)

XRP Rises Above $1 for First Time Since March 2018, Despite SEC Shadow

The XRP token’s price jumped above $1 as it draws support from a community of loyal and devoted cryptocurrency traders. (read more)

Monthly Ethereum miner revenue reached all-time high in March

Ethereum miners set a record for monthly revenue in March after doing the same thing in February, according to data gathered by The Block. (read more)

NFT Marketplace OpenSea to Add Ethereum Layer 2 Protocol for Gas-Free Trading

OpenSea, one of the leading NFT marketplaces, says it will use Immutable X to provide increased scalability and zero gas fees. (read more)

Exclusive: PayPal launches crypto checkout service

PayPal Holdings Inc will announce later on Tuesday that it has started allowing U.S. consumers to use their cryptocurrency holdings to pay at millions of its online merchants globally, a move that could significantly boost use of digital assets in everyday commerce. (read more)

Uniswap Trading Volume Exploded by 450% to $7 Billion. Here’s Why

A new DeFi project called Delta launched on Uniswap. Its rebasing system has made trading volume on the decentralized exchange appear higher than normal. (read more)

VISA Completes First Cryptocurrency Transaction on Ethereum

Visa has announced that it will allow transactions to be settled using the cryptocurrency stablecoin USD Coin. (read more)

Ethereum “Killer” Solana Surges 14% on a Slow Market Day

The biggest overnight growth spurts came from left-of-mainstream cryptocurrencies. (read more)

Bitcoin miners have earned more than $1.5 billion in revenue for March thus far

Data collected by The Block Research shows that bitcoin miners have earned more than $1.5 billion in revenue. (read more)

Dapper Labs: Top Shot NFTs ‘Were a Risk’ for the NBA

The NFT crypto collectibles platform is a smash, but coming off of CryptoKitties and Ethereum issues, it was no sure thing for the sports league. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Steadies Above $50K, Why BTC Could Recover To $55K

Bitcoin price extended its decline and traded close to $50,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is now consolidating losses and it is likely to start a recovery towards $55,000. (read more)

Bitcoin Traders Brace for Record $6B in Options to Expire Friday

The record bitcoin options expiry could be bearish overhang on the market. (read more)

Theta’s Mainnet 3.0 launch date pushed to June

The development team for Theta’s Mainnet 3.0 continues to work on a new NFT marketplace, as well as addressing potential issues with scalability. (read more)

Bitcoin Rises Despite Dollar Strength as Elon Musk Adds BTC Payment Option

Elon Musk says people can now buy a Tesla with bitcoin, sending the cryptocurrency higher. (read more)

South Korea’s Largest Social Gaming App to Mint Low-Carbon NFTs

NFTs have been a controversial topic as of late due to their large carbon footprint caused by a proof-of-work consensus mechanism. (read more)

Five Signs Litecoin Has Bottomed, Next In Line For New ATH

Litecoin during the last cycle was as popular and hyped as other top cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum. This time around, however, the coin called digital (read more)

Streaming tokens surge as Bitcoin price drops to the $54,000 support

Tokens related to gaming, video and music streaming rallied to new highs even as Bitcoin price pulled back to the $54,000 support. (read more)

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sells NFT of first-ever tweet for $2.9M

Dorsey has said he will donate all the proceeds from the sale of the tweet, which he tokenized using Cent, to charity. (read more)

How Ethereum low supply on exchanges could drive its price

Research firm Santiment has determined that Ethereum’s supply radius on exchange platforms is at a 28-month low. With 20.1% of ETH in its reserves, the last (read more)

USDC volume surpassed $10 billion on Thursday, The Block Data shows

an Ethereum-based stablecoin pegged to the U.S. dollar — has exceeded $10 billion in total supply for the first time. (read more)

Digital Dollar Would Have to Coexist With Cash: Fed Chairman

Jerome Powell today said that a central bank digital currency (CBDC) wouldn’t remove the need for physical cash. (read more)

a16z, Mark Cuban invest $23 million in NFT platform OpenSea

In a funding round led by a16z NFT platform OpenSea raises $23 million with a16z, Mark Cuban and other investor’s participation. (read more)

TA: Ethereum Breaks 100 SMA, Why ETH Looks Set For Fresh Run To $2K

Ethereum is rising and it broke the key $1,800 resistance against the US Dollar. ETH price is showing positive signs and it is likely to continue higher towards $2,000. (read more)

Crypto Prices Surge as Global Market Cap Nears $2 Trillion

Crypto’s recovery accelerated overnight as global market cap approaches historic new milestone. Wall Street also set new records. (read more)

Visa to enable Bitcoin purchase, says CEO Al Kelly

In an interview for the Fortune’s Leadership Next podcast, Visa’s CEO Al Kelly reveals their efforts to integrate Bitcoin into their payment platform. (read more)

Publicly-listed app maker Meitu buys another $49 million in ETH and BTC via subsidiary

Meitu said the bitcoin acquisition would compose part of Miracle Vision’s treasury, while the ether purchase is part of wider product plans. (read more)

Bitcoin Reverses Losses While Cardano Surges on Coinbase Pro Listing

Markets are on the road to recovery after this week’s steep losses, with some projects fairing better than others. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Signaling Bullish Breakout, Why It Could Surge To $0.55

Ripple is showing a few positive signs above $0.4200 against the US Dollar. XRP price is likely to start a decent increase above the $0.4650 and $0.4800 resistance levels. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Forms Bullish Pattern, Why BTC Could Climb Above $58K

Bitcoin price started a fresh increase after a drop towards $53,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is now forming an inverse head and shoulders, with chances of a break above $58,000. (read more)

Tron Releases Details of New NFT Standard

Developers behind the TRON blockchain have published technical details of TRC-721, the project’s own standard for NFTs. (read more)

NEM Launches Proof-of-Stake, Enterprise-Facing Blockchain Platform

The team behind the New Economy Movement (NEM) blockchain has launched a new, business-enterprise-facing project today called Symbol. (read more)

NFT search volume hits all-time high as number of users nears 400,000

The Google search volume hit a maximum value of 100 on March 8, according to data collected by The Block. (read more)

Charted: Polkadot (DOT) Setting Up For Fresh Surge Above $40

Polkadot’s DOT started a fresh increase from the $28.00 support against the US Dollar. It is rising and the bulls seem to be eyeing an upside break above the $40.00 resistance (read more)

An NFT Game Almost Old as Ethereum Just Resurfaced—And Players are Cashing Out

The bizarre blocky virtual world of Etheria is almost as old as Ethereum itself. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Steadies Near $60K, Why BTC Could Surpass $62K

Bitcoin price started a downside correction from the $61,700 high against the US Dollar. BTC is holding gains above the $58,500 and $58,000 support levels. (read more)

Bitcoin Hits $61.7k as Weekend Winning Streak Continues

However, the rest of the crypto market is doing so-so. (read more)

Binance Adds Merchant Features to Early Version of Payments Platform

The Binance exchange is adding new features for merchants to its cryptocurrency payments platform following a beta release in February. (read more)

Ethereum Just Edged Closer to Proof of Stake Via Beacon Chain

With the world buzzing about NFTs and DeFi taking off, Ethereum 2.0 developers want to get the proof-of-stake network up and running soon. (read more)

Solana Price Pumps on Tether Stablecoin Addition

Stablecoin USDT is now on Solana, which could attract users and builders to the blockchain network. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Revisits $58K, Why BTC Could Accelerate Towards $60K

Bitcoin price extended its rise and it even tested the $58,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is showing positive signs and it is likely to accelerate higher above $60,000. (read more)

Bitcoin on the Balance Sheet? Corporate Buying Might Become a Global Trend

Corporate bitcoin treasuries are becoming a global trend, spreading to Scandinavia and Hong Kong, following MicroStrategy and Tesla. (read more)

Charted: Binance Coin (BNB) Regains Strength, Bulls Aim Fresh Break above $300

Binance coin price started a fresh rally above the $250 resistance against the USDT. BNB is gaining momentum and it is likely to clear the $300 barrier in the near term. (read more)

Major Swiss retailers set to debut Bitcoin gift cards

The Cryptonow voucher cards will be available in three different variants ranging from 100 to 500 francs. (read more)

Ethereum Devs Confirm Berlin Hard Fork Date

The long-anticipated Berlin upgrade will include optimizations to gas fee usage when it deploys to Ethereum’s mainnet next month. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Rallies above $52K, Why BTC Could Soon Hit $55K

Bitcoin price rallied over 5% and it even broke the $52,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is now above $53,000 and it is likely to continue higher towards $54,500 and $55,000. (read more)

NFT-related altcoins hit new highs after Bitcoin price rallies to $53K

THETA, $UOS and $ENJ soared to new all-time highs as the NFT craze continues and Bitcoin price closed above a key resistance level at $52,000. (read more)

Charted: Uniswap’s UNI Enters Top 10, Why It Could Soon Test $42

Uniswap’s UNI climbed over 10% and it even broke the $34.00 resistance against the US Dollar. A new all-time high is formed near $34.60 and the price is likely to rise further. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Turns Attractive Above $50K, Why BTC Extend Its Rally

Bitcoin price gained bullish momentum above the $50,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC traded towards $52,000 and it remains supported for more upsides. (read more)

Software Firm Meitu Buys $22M of Ether, $17.9M Bitcoin for Its Treasury

Cayman Islands-incorporated Meitu said it bought 15,000 ETH and 379.1 BTC in open market transactions on March 5. (read more)

Ripple to launch private version of its XRP Ledger system for central banks

Distributed ledger company Ripple is releasing a private version of its public, open-source system XRP Ledger. (read more)

All you can eat: SushiSwap deploys contracts on five new networks

SushiSwap has deployed its contracts on xDai, Moonbeam Network, Binance Smart Chain, Polygon, and Fantom, noting that Optimism will also be coming soon. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Turns Attractive Above $50K, Why BTC Could Rally To $55K

Bitcoin price extended its rise and cleared the $50,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is now consolidating gains and it is likely to climb further above $52,000. (read more)

Brave Takes Aim at Google, Set to Launch Privacy-First Search Engine

The crypto-friendly browser is looking to compete with one of the most dominant companies on the planet. (read more)

Charted: Polkadot (DOT) Steadies Above $35, Why Bulls Aim $40 or Higher

Polkadot’s DOT corrected lower from $42.00, but it remained stable above $30.00. It is now rising and it seems like the bulls are eyeing a fresh increase to $40.00 and $42.00. (read more)

Ubisoft Gets Behind a New Free-to-Play Crypto Game

The free-to-play game based on Belgium’s Jupiler Pro League ties into the Ethereum-driven Sorare, which recently raised $50 million. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Holding Gains, Why BTC Could Surge Above $50K

Bitcoin price recovered above $48,000, but it failed near $50,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is now holding gains above $47,000 and it is likely to make another attempt to surpass $50,000. (read more)

Rakuten’s customers can now use Bitcoin for shopping

Japanese retailer Rakuten is making it cheap and convenient to spend cryptocurrency at supported retail outlets nationwide. (read more)

Visa: 25% of Latin Americans Want to Pay With Cryptocurrencies

COVID-19 changed everything, even the way people view crypto. Now, one out of four Latin Americans wants to pay with digital assets. (read more)

Charted: Cardano (ADA) Holding Crucial Support, Why It Could Surge Again

Cardano’s price traded to a new multi-month high at $1.48 before correcting lower. ADA declined sharply below $1.20, but the bulls were active above $1.18. (read more)

Google Finance adds dedicated ‘crypto’ tab featuring Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin

Google Finance now has a new category. “Crypto” appears alongside traditional markets for the first time. (read more)

Adjusted on-chain volume of stablecoins reaches all time high in February

February’s adjusted on-chain stablecoin volume already broke the previous all time high according to data compiled by The Block. (read more)

Dubai Fund Sells $750 Million of Bitcoin to Buy Cardano, Polkadot

The Dubai-based fund says Bitcoin is “pretty useless” and altcoins like Cardano are a better bet for new investors. (read more)

Exchange listings and NFT boom back Enjin’s (ENJ) 52% rally to a new high

The growing popularity of NFTs and recent exchange listings helped lift Enjin Coin to a new all-time high. (read more)

Crypto Giant Coinbase Pulled In $1.3 Billion Last Year, New Filing Shows

Coinbase raked in a staggering $1.27 billion in total revenue ($1.14 billion in net revenue) in 2020, more than double its $483 million net revenue the previous year. (read more)

TA: Ethereum Bulls Keeps Pushing, Why $1,720 Is The Key For Fresh Rally

Ethereum started a steady recovery above the $1,600 level. ETH price is now facing a major resistance near $1,700 and $1,700. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Consolidates Above $50K Why BTC Could Face Bears At $52K

Bitcoin price started an upside correction above the $48,000 and $50,000 levels. BTC is now consolidating above $50,000, but it could face a major hurdle near $52,000. (read more)

Cross-chain bridges and DeFi integration are pushing these 3 altcoins higher

Cross-chain interoperability and lucrative DeFi yield opportunities appear to be supporting the price recovery in Cardano, Matic and Stacks. (read more)

Charted: Cardano (ADA) Remains Strong Above 100 SMA, Why It Could Rally Again

Cardano’s price traded to a new multi-month high at $1.23 before correcting lower. ADA declined sharply below $1.00, but the bulls were active above $0.8500. (read more)

Bitcoin and Big Caps Recover After $400 billion Market Rout

Growth returns to crypto as serveral projects including Ethereum and Binance show double digit growth. Stock Markets were choppy. (read more)

Square reports $4.57 billion in bitcoin sales for 2020 via Cash App

Square said Tuesday that it conducted $1.76 billion in bitcoin sales during the fourth quarter of 2020, with $4.57 billion sold for the entirety of last year. (read more)

Brave Browser Is Building Its Own Decentralized Exchange Aggregator

The creator of Basic Attention Tokens wants to incentivize people to use them in a DEX. (read more)

Thousands of Users Flock to Binance Smart Chain’s Latest Apps

Dapps built on the Binance Smart Chain are dominating the crypto sector as PancakeSwap races ahead of Uniswap in number of active users. (read more)

‘Sustained institutional buying’ will hold Bitcoin above $50K: CrossTower

A new report from CrossTower argues institutional investors will step in to hold Bitcoin’s price above $50,000. (read more)

Square’s $50M Bitcoin Buy Is Now Worth $253M

The value of Square’s $50 million bitcoin investment from October 2020 has increased five-fold to $257 million. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Price Climbs Above $58K, Why Bulls Could Aim $60K

Bitcoin price remained in a positive zone and it traded to a new all-time high above $58,000. BTC is now correcting gains, but it is likely to continue higher towards $60,000. (read more)

Bitcoin is Now More Expensive Than a Kilogram of Gold

At its high today of $57,705, a single Bitcoin smashed past the price of a kilo bar of gold. (read more)

Binance’s BNB becomes the third largest crypto by market cap

BNB, the exchange token of Binance, has become the third largest crypto by market cap for the first time as its price rally continues. (read more)

Elon Musk: Bitcoin Is ‘Less Dumb’ Than Cash

The Tesla CEO said fiat money has a negative real interest and only “fools” wouldn’t look at other assets, such as Bitcoin. (read more)

Nvidia unveils new processor chip built specifically for Ethereum mining

Graphics card maker Nvidia unveiled a new processor chip dedicated to Ethereum mining on Thursday -- while also moving to render one of its top-shelf GPUs less useful for the process. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Approaching Key Uptrend Support, Why BTC Could Revisit $52K

Bitcoin price started a downside correction from the $52,750 all-time high. BTC is now approaching a couple of important supports near $50,500. (read more)

Binance Smart Chain’s Pancakeswap Is Now One of the Top DEXs

Pancakeswap traded over $400 million in daily volume yesterday and briefly became the world’s second-largest DEX service. (read more)

Bitcoin Miners Posted $354M in Revenue Last Week, Breaking Record From 2017

Last week’s mining revenue eclipsed the previous record set in mid December 2017. (read more)

Uniswap Hits $100 Billion in Trading Volume

The decentralized exchange has come a long way since it launched in May 2020. (read more)

Deutsche Bank Preparing To Support Crypto Assets, Providing Prime Brokerage and Storage for Clients

A World Economic Forum report is unveiling Deutsche Bank’s plans to introduce a digital asset custody platform that provides prime brokerage and storage for clients. (read more)

Bitcoin Sets New All-Time-High of $49,500

Bitcoins set yet another all-time high, just in time for Valentine’s Day. (read more)

‘Doge Is Underestimated’—Elon Musk’s ‘Fav’ Bitcoin Rival Dogecoin Is Getting A Surprise Upgrade

With the dogecoin price up a blistering 600% since late January, developers who had long ago abandoned the memecoin are back and planning to update the aging software... (read more)

Some Ethereum miners are turning to gaming laptops as GPU supplies run dry

Gaming laptops have become the last-resort solution for Ethereum miners chasing big returns during a GPU shortage. (read more)

Mastercard to Support Cryptocurrency Payments in 2021

Mastercard is moving beyond crypto cards to support direct payments in “select cryptocurrencies”—but not Bitcoin. (read more)

Charted: Binance Coin (BNB) Rallies To $125, Why Bulls Are Not Done Yet

Binance coin price is up over 50% and it is outperforming bitcoin. BNB rallied above USD 100 and USD 125, and it is likely to continue higher. (read more)

DeFi’s Curve Finance Is Branching Out to Polkadot

It costs a lot to swap assets on Ethereum. So, Equilibrium is building out a cross-chain version of Curve Finance on Polkadot. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Consolidates Above $46K, Why BTC Could Continue Higher

Bitcoin price started a downside correction after trading to a new all-time high near $48,308. BTC is now consolidating gains and it is likely to continue higher above $47,000. (read more)

Litecoin’s Charlie Lee: Tesla’s Bitcoin Buy a ‘Turning Point’

The Litecoin founder said Tesla’s decision to potentially hold on to the Bitcoin it receives from consumers was “huge.” (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Surges 20% To New ATH, Why BTC May Soon Test $50K

Bitcoin price started a strong surge above the $42,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC traded to a new all-time high near $47,500 and it remains supported for more gains. (read more)

Tesla Invests $1.5B in Bitcoin, Plans to Accept Crypto Payments

The announcement that the crypto world has largely been waiting for is here: Tesla has invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin. (read more)

Snoop Dogg Joins Gene Simmons and Elon Musk in Pumping Dogecoin

Snoop Dogg joins the crypto conversation with a photoshopped album cover. (read more)

Crypto exchanges drew in more than 300 million website visitors in January

The number of visitors to crypto exchange websites surged in January, according to data collected by The Block. (read more)

Bitcoin Whales Pile in as Global Market Cap Hits Record High

Large Bitcoin investors continue their move into cryptocurrencies as global market cap surpasses $1.18 trillion for the first time. (read more)

Here’s How High Bitcoin Could Go If 2017 Repeats

Bitcoin is in a bull market and anyone who understands the cryptocurrency’s potential knows that much higher prices are ahead in the short- and long-term. (read more)

Here’s How Much Elon Musk’s Tweets Influence Bitcoin, Dogecoin Prices

A study by the Blockchain Research Lab shows the extent to which Elon Musk’s tweets affect the crypto market. (read more)

Charted: Polkadot (DOT) Surges 20%, Why It Could Soon Test $25

Polkadot’s DOT started a strong surge and cleared $20.00. It is trading with a strong bullish angle and it is likely to accelerate higher towards $24.00 or $25.00. (read more)

Dogecoin Price Shoots Up on Elon Musk’s ‘To The Moon’ Tweets

Earlier today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted an image of a rocket soaring past the moon, adding the word DOGE. And it’s set Dogecoin rallying again. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Price Revisits $38K, Why BTC Dips Turn Attractive

Bitcoin price gained bullish momentum and cleared the $38,000 resistance. BTC could correct lower, but the bulls are likely to remain active above $37,200. (read more)

PayPal is investing in a new business unit focused on crypto and digital currencies

It’s PayPal earnings day, and the firm has released new details about its cryptocurrency plans. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Holding Key Support, Why It Could Rally Again To $0.45

Ripple corrected gains from well above $0.5000 . XRP price is holding the key $0.3400 support, and it is likely to resume higher towards $0.4200 and $0.4400. (read more)

As Ethereum Rockets To A New All-Time High Price, Here Are The Major Cryptos Outperforming Bitcoin Right Now

As ethereum breaks through $1,500 per ether token for the first time—up a blistering 700% over the last year—these are other major cryptocurrencies that are currently outperforming bitcoin... (read more)

Bullish Bitcoin Fundamentals Point to Renewed Price Rally Ahead

Bitcoin’s on-chain metrics are painting a bullish picture after weeks of consolidation, with some analysts predicting a return to $40,000. (read more)

Binance Quietly Launches Its Crypto-based PayPal Rival

The crypto exchange has big hopes for Binance Pay, which is currently in beta. (read more)

Charted: Uniswap’s UNI Remains Elevated, Why Uptrend Isn’t Over Yet

Uniswap’s UNI climbed over 10% and it even spiked above $20.00. A new all-time high is formed near $20.78 and the price is currently correcting lower. (read more)

National Digital Currencies Primed to ‘Flop’, Say Researchers

Central bank digital currencies aren’t needed as digital cash substitutes, say European economists Peter Bofinger and Thomas Hass. (read more)

ARK Invest lays out what it would take for Bitcoin to hit $70K

Modest corporate adoption of Bitcoin could send the price higher, according to research by ARK Invest. (read more)

Binance Coin Sets New ATH As New User Registrations Surge

Binance Coin just set yet another new all-time high today, taking out resistance set back in 2019. With the resistance level now cleared and potentially (read more)

85% Dogecoin rally shows Wall Street Bets aren’t done with DOGE yet

Dogecoin rallied by more than 85%, suggesting Wall Street Bet’s crypto wing may have decided that they weren’t done with DOGE yet. (read more)

‘A Good Thing’: Elon Musk Says He’s a Supporter of Bitcoin

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has clarified that he is a bitcoin supporter, if a bit “late to the party.” (read more)

Dogecoin Rises 66% as #DogecoinArmy Trends on Twitter

Dogecoin today hit highs of $0.045 as the coin became popular on Twitter. (read more)

Uniswap logs more than $30 billion in monthly trade volume for January

Data collected by The Block Research shows that decentralized exchange Uniswap has seen just over $30 billion in volume for January. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Broke Major Hurdle, Bulls Aim Close Above $0.30

Ripple is up over 10% and it spiked above $0.3000. XRP price is showing positive signs and it is likely to continue higher towards $0.3100 and $0.3200. (read more)

Elon Musk’s Twitter Bio Now Says One Word: Bitcoin

The billionaire has joked about being the CEO of memecoin Dogecoin in the past but he now seems to be changing his focus. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Price Turns Green, Why $35K Is Still A Major Barrier

Bitcoin price started a fresh increase above $32,500 and $33,500. BTC is showing positive signs, but $34,500 and $35,000 still presents a major resistance. (read more)

DOGE tweet volume up 1800%, becomes first altcoin to surpass Bitcoin ever: The Tie

For the first time ever, an altcoin has surpassed Bitcoin in terms of Twitter activity, according to The TIE. (read more)

DeFi’s UNI Token Jumps 92% in One Week, Passes $15

Uniswap’s UNI token has nearly doubled its price in 7 days. The decentralized exchange is seeing volumes higher than last summer, too. (read more)

Bitcoin and Ethereum Rebound As Wall Street Rocked by GameStop

Crypto markets appear to be bouncing back from a week of sustained losses while Wall Street records worst day since October. (read more)

Reddit inks scaling tech partnership with the Ethereum Foundation

Popular online forum site Reddit is partnering with the Ethereum Foundation, according to an announcement made Wednesday. In a post penned by Reddit admin (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Bulls Protecting $30K, Why BTC Could Correct above $32K

Bitcoin price extended its decline below $31,000 and $30,000. BTC is correcting higher and it seems like the bulls are aiming a break above $32,000. (read more)

DeFi Continues Explosive Growth as Markets Remain Flat

While markets continue their slide, DeFi projects like AAVE and Uniswap rack up back to back growth alongside NFTs. (read more)

Major Tesla Investor Predicts Tech Companies Will Buy Bitcoin—Here’s What It Could Do To The Price

Cathie Wood, the chief executive of a prominent investor in electric car-maker Tesla , Ark Investment Management, has said she thinks more companies are going to add bitcoin to their balance sheets... (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Holds Strong At $31K, Why The Bulls Are Facing Uphill Task

Bitcoin price is stuck in a range below the $33,500 and $33,800 resistance levels. BTC is likely to continue lower unless it clears $33,800. (read more)

Circle Is Making It Easy to Go From Your Bank to DeFi With USDC

USDC backer Circle has announced ACH payment integration, allowing customers to easily transfer between the USDC stablecoin and US dollars. (read more)

Glassnode predicts BTC break-out as investors refuse to realize losses

Glassnode believes the local Bitcoin bottom is in after the BTC’s recent crash below $30k reset its Spent Output Profit Ratio. (read more)

3 reasons why Ethereum price is still on track to top $2,000

Substantial spot volume, a favorable futures premium, and top traders buying the dip are all signals that Ethereum price should see continuation. (read more)

Cryptocurrencies could eventually partially replace gold, says new report by Bank of Singapore

After overcoming regulatory hurdles, digital assets could overtake local currencies as a medium of exchange, a unit of account, and a store of value. (read more)

Charted: Uniswap’s UNI Explodes Above $12, Why Dips Remain Attractive

Uniswap’s UNI surged over 25% and it broke many hurdles near $10.00. A new all-time high is formed near $12.98 and dips seems to remain attractive. (read more)

Ethereum Booms as Investors Search for Something New

Ethereum broke its previous all time high record over the weekend as the world’s second largest cryptocurrency surges. (read more)

Ethereum is About to Post a Massively Bullish Signal as Bulls Take Charge

One analyst is pointing to a technical pattern that suggests Ethereum has massive upside potential in the near-term. (read more)

Why Polkadot Is The Hottest Crypto In China

The network is especially popular among developers and investors in China. Here’s why. (read more)

Charted: Polkadot (DOT) Holding Gains Despite Sharp Drop in BTC and ETH

Polkadot’s DOT surged towards $18.50 before correcting lower. It is holding gains above $15.00 despite a crash in bitcoin and Ethereum. (read more)

Bitcoin White Paper Now Hosted by Everyone From Square to Facebook. Here’s Why

Some of the Bitcoin community’s most prominent voices (and also Facebook subsidiary Novi) are now hosting the Bitcoin white paper. (read more)

Cultural Differences Explain DeFi Usage

Despite being virtually identical products at launch, SushiSwap and Uniswap have taken divergent paths as they respond to users. (read more)

Brazil’s Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Expanding to Other Countries

Mercadobitcoin is the most popular exchange in Brazil. Now it wants to be popular across Latin America. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Signaling Bullish Breakout, Why It Could Retest $0.35

Ripple is holding gains above $0.2800. XRP price is likely to accelerate higher towards $0.3500 once it clears the $0.3100 resistance zone. (read more)

Tether Use on Tron Passes Ethereum as Low Fees Attract Small Transactions

Tron USDT volume eclipses Ethereum for the third consecutive week. (read more)

Ether’s Rise to Record Highs May Propel Cryptocurrency to $10.5K: Fundstrat Global

After setting a new record high Monday, the ether cryptocurrency could rally to $10,500, according to a Fundstrat Global Advisors strategist. (read more)

Bitcoin miners have made more than $700 million in revenue thus far in January

Bitcoin mining revenue for January has already surpassed December’s total, reaching the highest level seen since January 2018. (read more)

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) Holding Uptrend Support, Why It Could Rally Again

Chainlink (LINK) rallied towards the $24.00 level before correcting lower, similar to bitcoin and Ethereum. The price is now trading near a major support zone at $20.00. (read more)

Privacy-centered browser Brave becomes first browser to support IPFS

Brave users can now download content directly from IPFS by resolving ipfs:// URIs via a gateway or by installing a full IPFS node. (read more)

India’s Largest Exchange Launches User-Friendly App, Eyes 50M New Users

India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, CoinDCX, has launched a new app aimed to make it easy to buy and sell digital assets. (read more)

eToro Nudges Investors Towards Crypto Trading as They Consider Portfolio Diversification

Cryptocurrencies have been consistently outperforming themselves in recent days, turning into one of the hottest asset classes out there in the global (read more)

Binance Coin (BNB) hits a new all-time high one day before its token burn

A growing DEX ecosystem, competitive futures platform and low fee incentives pushed Binance Coin to a new all-time high one day ahead of its scheduled token burn. (read more)

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) Remains In Strong Uptrend, Why It Could Test $25

Chainlink (LINK) rallied after it broke the $18.00 and $20.00 levels, while bitcoin and Ethereum remained in a range. The price is correcting gains, but dips could be limited below $21.50. (read more)

K-Pop Stars to Mint Digital Collectibles on Polkadot

In an exclusive interview with CoinDesk, the Xeno team announced that RBW has given the NFT exchange exclusive rights to mint and list their NFT-based digital products. (read more)

Ethereum is About to Flip a Key Resistance Level into Support; New Highs Imminent?

One analyst is still incredibly bullish on Ethereum, noting that there’s a strong possibility it sees a test of its all-time highs. (read more)

Strategist: Bitcoin more likely to be successful ‘in the long run’ than Ethereum

There are many advantages the Bitcoin network has over Ethereum that caused market strategist Lyn Alden to choose investing in BTC over ETH. (read more)

Elon Musk Is Starting to Truly Understand Bitcoin

In a couple of tweets today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk put forward his own position on Bitcoin, only to receive an alternative view—which he acknowledged. (read more)

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) Revisits $18, Why It Could Soon Break $20

Chainlink (LINK) is up 15% and it broke many hurdles near $16.20, similar to bitcoin and ethereum. The price is testing a major barrier at $18.00, above which it could test $20.00. (read more)

Stablecoin Risks a ‘High-Level Focus,’ Says Federal Reserve Chair

Powell reiterated today during a webinar that the central bank is taking a careful look at stablecoins and their effects. (read more)

Bitcoin Just Reached this “Key Zone” — Here’s What Analysts Say Comes Next

Bitcoin is now struggling to break above $40k, and its reaction to this level should provide serious insight into where it trends next (read more)

5 stories that suggest crypto is moving into ludicrous territory

With social media interest in Bitcoin at an all-time high, absurd things are starting to occur in the crypto space. (read more)

Charted: Polkadot (DOT) Surges 35%, Key Resistance Turned Support at $10.5

Polkadot’s DOT started a strong surge after it broke $10.00. It is up over 35% this week, and it is now facing hurdles near $11.50. (read more)

Polkadot Price Hits Record High, Pushing Market Cap Past $10 Billion

Polkadot is now the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap. And it’s hot on XRP’s heels. (read more)

Cloudflare Unveils Gateway to Distributed Web With ENS, IPFS Integration

Internet hosting giant Cloudflare has unveiled a new connection to the “uncensorable” web. (read more)

Charted: Why Synthetix’s SNX Could Rally To $20 While Bitcoin Corrects

Synthetix’s SNX remained in a bullish zone above $15.00, despite pullbacks in bitcoin and ethereum. SNX price is likely to rally towards $20.00 if it clears the $16.00 hurdle. (read more)

Bitcoin Whales Swoop in As Markets Hit Turbulence

While prices have been rising and falling in quick succession, bitcoin whales appear to be increasing their holdings of BTC. (read more)

More Financial Advisors Are Allocating Funds to Cryptocurrency

Crypto index provider Bitwise surveyed a group of financial advisors and found there is a rapidly growing interest in cryptocurrency. (read more)

Bitcoin Just Dropped Below $33,000: What Analysts Are Saying

Bitcoin has begun to drop lower once again despite the flush on Monday to $30,000. The leading cryptocurrency currently trades for $32,500, below the (read more)

Bitcoin Just Recovered to $35,000 After Yesterday’s 25% Crash

Bitcoin is ripping higher despite yesterday’s correction. The cryptocurrency plunged as low as $30,000 yesterday as buying selling rapidly picked up on (read more)

PayPal Hits $240 Million in Crypto Trading As Markets Recover

PayPal records its highest ever crypto volume in one day as global market cap re-takes $1 trillion. Wall Street saw modest losses. (read more)

Binance, Blockchain Firm Orbs to Sponsor New Accelerator for DeFi Innovation

Binance and the Israeli firm developing a public blockchain infrastructure Orbs have teamed up to sponsor the accelerator. (read more)

Analysts say Bitcoin price drop to $30K was ‘healthy and necessary’

The total cryptocurrency market cap fell by more than $200 billion as Bitcoin price dropped to $30,229 and altcoins correctly sharply. (read more)

Kim Dotcom ‘Officially’ Joins the Bitcoin Cash Movement

The controversial political activist has long been involved with the Bitcoin Cash community but now wants to make it more popular. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Dives Below $0.30, Why 100 SMA Is The Key

Ripple started a strong decline after it failed near $0.3700. XRP price is currently testing a major support near $0.2600 and the 100 SMA (H4). (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Eyes Fresh Rally To $0.35, Dips Remain Supported

Ripple started a strong recovery wave above $0.3000 and $0.3100. XRP price is currently correcting gains from $0.3700, but dips remain limited. (read more)

Bitcoin buying algos ‘seldom care about price’ in 2021, says analyst

A blow-off top may yet appear but market composition has changed and 20% dips are being bought with “aggression,” says filbfilb. (read more)

These Levels All Suggest Bitcoin Could Rally to $48,000 Before Peaking

Bitcoin now looks poised to see further upside, and it may only be a matter of time before the crypto rallies towards $48,000. (read more)

On-chain volumes for stablecoins reached a new monthly high in December

Tether (USDT) held nearly three-fourths of December’s stablecoin volume. (read more)

South Korean gaming giant Nexon is preparing to acquire crypto exchange Bithumb for about $460 million: Report

South Korean gaming giant Nexon is reportedly preparing to acquire Bithumb, the country’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, for nearly $460 million. (read more)

Bitcoin price now within 10% of $40,000 after ranging flips to new highs

A “healthy correction” is increasingly likely, says analyst Michaël van de Poppe as sellers dig in below the $40,000 mark. (read more)

The Cryptocurrency Market Is Now Worth More Than $1 Trillion

Around 1% of all the money in the world is now held in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies. (read more)

Bitcoin Tops $37K, Setting Record, Hours After Roaring Past $36K

The price of bitcoin soared to a new-all time high of $37,014.58, before settling back to $36,780.78, up 6.40% over the last 24 hours. (read more)

Bitcoin Price Breaks $35,000 Barrier for Another All-time High

The price of Bitcoin has risen 26% in the last week and increased 10% in the last 24 hours. (read more)

TA: Ethereum Prints Bullish Break: Why ETH Could Surge Above $1,200

Ethereum started a fresh increase above $1,050. ETH price is showing positive signs and it is likely to continue higher towards $1,200 and $1,250. (read more)

Bitcoin Is Now Among Top 10 Most Valuable Global Assets

With a market cap of $638 billion, the total value of Bitcoin is close to the share values of Tesla and Alibaba. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Revisits $34K, Why BTC Could Surge To New ATH Above $35K

Bitcoin price started a fresh increase above the $33,200 resistance. BTC is likely eyeing more upsides above $34,500 and $35,000. (read more)

Charted: Stellar (XLM) Prints Bullish Breakout, Why It Could Test $0.20

Stellar started a strong increase above $0.1500. XLM price is trading nicely above $0.1500 and it could continue to rise towards $0.1800. (read more)

The biggest winner of Bitcoin’s rally? Dogecoin. DOGE price soars 105% in one week

Dogecoin gets some unlikely public petting from Australian adult star Angela White for its latest high-profile endorsement. (read more)

Ethereum Price Explodes Past $1,100 as Bitcoin Stagnates

Ethereum is in the midst of rocketing higher despite stagnation in the Bitcoin price. Just minutes ago, the cryptocurrency pierced $1,100 after holding (read more)

All-time highs meet altseason: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin preserves $30,000 so far but a mammoth rise in Ether and a market dominance drop sets the tone for an altcoin surge. (read more)

Bitcoin Blasts Past $34K for First Time, Less Than 24 Hours After Blowing Through $30K

BTC is up another $5,000 in 2021, following a torrid December in which the price of bitcoin rose $10,000. (read more)

Ethereum Just Tapped $1,000 Amid Colossal 30% Rally

Ethereum has shot higher over the past 24 hours as Bitcoin has tried to consolidate after a 10% New Year’s Day rally. ETH is now up around 30% in the past (read more)

Charted: Polkadot (DOT) Surges 15%, Why Rally Isn’t Over Yet

Polkadot’s DOT started a strong surge after it broke the $5.40 resistance. It is up over 20% this week, and it even rallied above $7.00. (read more)

Litecoin Overtakes XRP’s Market Cap As Price Slips to $0.17

XRP is no longer the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Now, Bitcoin spinoff Litecoin holds that title. (read more)

TA: Ethereum Retreats Without Testing $750, Why 100 SMA Is The Key

Ethereum started a downside correction from the $746 yearly high. ETH price is likely to find strong bids near the $684 and $675 support levels. (read more)

Whale Sightings Become Scarce, Removing Downward Pressure on Bitcoin: Analyst

Big bitcoin balance holders, or “whales” are moving less crypto onto exchanges, signaling some reduction of sell-side pressure, according to CryptoQuant. (read more)

Bitcoin Tops $28K for 1st Time, Hours After Crossing $27K; Market Cap Now Exceeds $500B

The price of the leading cryptocurrency has risen about 14% in the last 48 hours. (read more)

US federal regulators set new expectations for stablecoin issuers

New statement from a federal financial working group sets clearer expectations for stablecoin issuers. (read more)

Polkadot-Based DeFi Insurance App Raises $1.95M Led by KR1

Tidal will use the Polkadot blockchain to allow users to insure a set of DeFi applications against smart-contract failure or breaches. (read more)

Bitcoin Miners Turn Savers as Price Hits All-Time High; What It Means

Bitcoin miners used to be the biggest cryptocurrency dumpers when its price traded near all-time highs. Nevertheless, their sentiment has changed (read more)

Bitcoin Dominance In December: Why The Future Of Altcoins Hinge On This Month’s Close

Bitcoin is well above its former all-time high, but the “alt season” where altcoins explode in value relative to the top-ranked cryptocurrency has yet to (read more)

Why Ledger Kept All That Customer Data in the First Place

A dump of customer emails and addresses serves as a stark reminder that even companies in the privacy-minded crypto space are data honeypots. (read more)

Charted: Binance Coin (BNB) Rally Reaches Crucial Juncture, Why It Could Test $40

Binance coin price is up over 7% and it is outperforming bitcoin against the USDT. BNB could rally further if it clears the $35.50 resistance zone in the near term. (read more)

Dogecoin (DOGE) Up 20% on the Day After Elon Musk Tweet

Dogecoin (DOGE) is up 20% in the past 24 hours despite Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other segments of the crypto market correcting after a jaw-dropping rally. (read more)

Move over, Kickstarter: NFTs are the newest way for indie games to fundraise

In-game economies and NFTs mean that blockchain-based video game crowdfunding investors might get more bang for their buck than a few trinkets (read more)

Twitter loses its mind over rapper’s ‘$1M Bitcoin giveaway’ worth $11 each

Megan Thee Stallion’s fans have been whipped into a frenzy at the prospect of receiving $11 worth of BTC in a promotional giveaway. (read more)

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Pushes Past $23.7K While Crypto Locked in DeFi at All-Time High

Bitcoin’s price is setting records again Thursday as decentralized finance may be overlooked in a heated crypto market. (read more)

Wrapped ETH Comes to Tezos as It Takes on Ethereum DeFi Market

StableTech has brought wrapped ETH tokens to the Tezos blockchain in a bid to win over DeFi users sick of high fees on Ethereum. (read more)

5 of the Best Yield Farming Opportunities For 2021

Yield farming was the defi craze of summer 2020, taking the nascent industry by storm and ushering in new ways to distribute tokens, engage communities, (read more)

Bitcoin Sailing in Uncharted Waters as Price Crosses $22K for First Time

Bitcoin is heading north having blown past two price hurdles to reach another record all-time high, trading for around $22,150 at press time. (read more)

Germany legalizes digitized securities

A new law in Germany will render old requirements to trade securities using physical papers obsolete. (read more)

Bitcoin Breaks Through $20,000 To Hit A Fresh All-Time High

Bitcoin surged to $20,800 today, notching an all-new record level. When will this digital currency break through another key, psychological level? (read more)

Open interest in Bitcoin derivatives hit new highs this week

This week saw open interest in bitcoin options and futures surge to new highs, according to data collected by The Block Research. (read more)

Fund Managers Head for Bitcoin as US Dollar Weakens

Bitcoin piques the interest of global wealth managers as an alternative to a weakening greenback while Wall Street sets new records. (read more)

Binance Visa cards are now shipping to European customers

Physical Binance Visa Cards are now shipping within the European Economic Area region. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Approaching Make-or-Breaks Levels, $0.47 Is The Key

Ripple is struggling to settle above $0.5000 and declining. XRP price must stay above $0.4800 and $0.4750 to avoid a major downside break. (read more)

PayPal stock has surged 17% since enabling Bitcoin purchases

PayPal’s stock has vastly outperformed the Nasdaq and S&P 500 over the past month. The gains appear to coincide with the launch of its crypto trading services on Nov. 12. (read more)

AAVE and SNX Surge Higher as Coinbase Finally Adds the DeFi Coins

Like many other exchanges, Coinbase has been focusing on decentralized finance (DeFi) over the past few months. The rise of decentralized exchange (read more)

Charted: Litecoin Bullish Breakout Suggests Larger Rally To $90

Litecoin price is up over 5% and it broke $80.00. LTC is showing positive signs and it could continue to rally towards $90.00 and $95.00. (read more)

Revolut adds four new cryptos for European users on its digital bank platform

The U.K.-based digital bank startup Revolut said Friday that it is adding four additional crypto tokens and currencies for its Europe-based users. (read more)

5 key metrics signal Ethereum price is ready to make a new 2020 high

Ethereum price is closing in on $600 and multiple metrics suggest the top altcoin is ready to notch a new 2020 high. (read more)

Chainlink Could be on the Cusp of Rocketing Higher as Strength Against BTC Grows

Chainlink still has a way to rally before it reaches its all-time highs in the lower-$20.00 region, but a move to here could be imminent. (read more)

Theta network enhancements usher in smart contract capabilities

Theta’s new upgrade is now live, bringing smart contract capabilities and a reduced staking threshold. (read more)

Ethereum Defends Pivotal Technical Level Despite Yesterday’s Drop

Ethereum and Bitcoin underwent a strong drop the other day after days of consolidation. Ethereum slipped from the $590 region to lows around $550, marking (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Breakdown Looks Real, Why It Could Retest $0.45

Ripple broke a major support at $0.5740, similar to bitcoin and ETH. XRP price is likely to continue lower towards $0.5100 or even $0.4500. (read more)

Apple Co-founder Wozniak’s Crypto Doubles in Price Overnight

The Efforce crypto token, which goes by WOZX, hit a high of $2.77 on December 8 after trading for a low of $1.32 on December 7. (read more)

PSA: Few Days Remain For XRP Holders To Claim Spark Tokens, Here’s How

XRP has a major bullish breakout recently, resulting in an over 200% rally. And while bullish technicals had been building, it was the Flare airdrop and (read more)

Wells Fargo: Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Are No Fad

The traditional banking firm suggests that crypto naysayers are wrong to call it a fad, but stops short of recommending investment… for now. (read more)

Investors Split Over Where Bitcoin Goes Next As Markets Cool

Sentiment is mixed among Bitcoin investors as indicators point to continued bull or emerging bear markets. Nasdaq records record day. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Signaling Next Crucial Break, $0.62 A Key Barrier

Ripple is trading in a contracting range above $0.6000. XRP price is setting up for a major break either above $0.6200 or below $0.5800. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Stuck In A Crucial Range, Why $19.5K Is The Key

Bitcoin price is still trading in a broad range below $19,500. BTC must gain strength above $19,500 to start a fresh rally in the near term. (read more)

Gold bug says 2021 will be a big year for Bitcoin and Ethereum

The reduction in Bitcoin mining rewards is having a profound impact on price discovery, says Frank Holmes. For Ethereum, he say the demand driver is coming from DeFi. (read more)

Bitcoin Stalls while Ethereum Breaks New Records

Bitcoin’s price settled over the weekend, but Ethereum grew thanks to the boom in Defi and Eth 2.0 rollout bringing more users. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) is Primed For a Rally And Only 1 Thing is Holding it Back

Ripple started a downside correction below $0.6500. XRP price is likely preparing for the next major move, similar to bitcoin and ETH. (read more)

1 Million ETH Gets Locked up in Ethereum 2.0

Over $600 million is now staked on the world’s most-used blockchain, just days after its ‘beacon chain’ launched. (read more)

Polkadot launches DeFi alliance with Chainlink and will let 1000 nodes bloom

Polkadot has launched a DeFi Alliance to help its network meet the needs of decentralized finance. (read more)

Stablecoins: the First Battleground of Crypto Regulation Wars

The STABLE Act would force stablecoin issuers to have bank licenses, a move that could portend legal challenges for the industry. (read more)

Analyst: XRP Likely to Explode to $0.75 as Market-Wide Momentum Returns

One trader explained in a recent tweet that he is watching for XRP to see some massive momentum in the near-term. (read more)

Ethereum miners brought in $262 million in revenue last month

Miners on the Ethereum network made roughly $262 million in revenue during November, an increase over October’s figures. (read more)

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) is About to See “Liftoff” if It’s Able to Hold $13

Chainlink (LINK) is showing positive signs above $13.00, similar to bitcoin. The price is likely to accelerate towards $15.00 or higher. (read more)

Theta Labs Launches Its Blockchain Video Delivery Platform in Beta

Theta Labs says it plans to democratize content delivery with its decentralized video platform, now live in beta. (read more)

TA: Why Bitcoin Must Clear $19.3K To Start A Fresh Rally Towards $20K

Bitcoin price remained in a range above the $18,500 support . BTC is trading above $19,000 and it could start a strong surge if there is a clear break above $19.3K (read more)

US lawmakers seek to make stablecoins illegal without federal approval

The Stable Act aims to “protect consumers from risks posed by emerging digital payment instruments.” (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) is Facing Uphill Task Near $0.63 and 100 SMA

Ripple started a fresh decline after it failed to clear $0.6800. XRP price is showing bearish signs below the 100 hourly SMA and facing many hurdles. (read more)

Libra Rebrands to ‘Diem’ in Anticipation of 2021 Launch

The Libra Association is rebranding itself Diem to distance itself from the original multi-currency stablecoin vision. (read more)

This Economic Model Predicts a $200,000+ Bitcoin Price by 2022

Despite seeing some short-term turbulence, one economic model is still forecasting an incredibly bullish year for Bitcoin. (read more)

What the YFI and SushiSwap ‘Merger’ Means for DeFi

Yearn Finance is joining forces with SushiSwap to enhance both protocols. The latest DeFi collaboration could benefit users looking for innovative projects and better security. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Signaling Sharp Increase To $0.72 In Near-Term

Ripple started a fresh increase above $0.6000, similar to bitcoin and ETH. XRP price is likely to continue higher towards $0.7000 and $0.7200. (read more)

Ethereum 2.0 Launches Tomorrow. Here’s What to Expect

There’s not a whole lot users must do during Phase 0 of the proof-of-stake network. (read more)

Bitcoin soars to all-time-highs on several exchanges as gold, equities take a beating on Monday

Bitcoin bucked sluggish activity across global markets, hitting all-time highs on several exchanges during Monday morning’s trade session. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Inching Higher, Why BTC Could Rally To New ATH Above $20K

Bitcoin price is up over 5% and it is trading above $19,500. BTC bulls seem to be aiming a new all-time high above the $20,000 resistance. (read more)

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) Looks Ready For Another Leg Higher Over $15

Chainlink (LINK) remained stable above $11.50 and started a fresh increase, similar to bitcoin. The price is trading above $13.50 and it could surpass $15.00. (read more)

Singapore’s third-largest bank appears to be building a crypto custody solution

United Overseas Bank, Singapore’s third-largest bank by total assets, appears to be developing a crypto custody solution. (read more)

Yes, You Can Spend Your Bitcoin This Black Friday

“Hodling bitcoin is still important, but to support a circular economy, we need both sides going.” Bitcoin Black Friday aims to do just that. (read more)

Bitcoin Indicator Reaches Historical Extreme: Price Sheds Two Thirds Upon Reversal

Bitcoin price this week reached a high of $19,500, following a six-week, 60% rally. From the moment the first-ever cryptocurrency made it above $12,000, (read more)

Cambridge and Oxford teams compete in algorithmic crypto trading contest

APEX:E3 is providing seed capital and mentorship to each of the 15 teams, but only the winners get to keep their profits. (read more)

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Loses Momentum at $19.4K; Ethereum Fees Increasing

Bitcoin’s price rise stalled out just before hitting $19,500 Wednesday while the Ethereum network’s fees are in an upswing. (read more)

Filecoin storage tops 1 billion GB as tokenized FIL launches for use in DeFi

Anchorage and Tokensoft unveiled wFIL on the same day that Filecoin announced its storage capacity has exceeded one billion gigabytes. (read more)

Verge, Dash, and Status Follow XRP Higher Amid Absurd Crypto Rally

The crypto market is in a phase where altcoins from the previous rally, 2017′s bull market, are absolutely ripping faces off. While Bitcoin is up 5% in (read more)

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Has Enough Funds to Launch

The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has enough funds to begin activation of its most ambitious upgrade yet. (read more)

XRP Continues Rapid Ascent With 15% Gain, Outperforming Bitcoin by 1,000%

XRP has been one of the best-performing cryptocurrencies over the past day. After lying dormant for much of the past few months, the cryptocurrency has (read more)

Friendliest of them all? These could be the best places for crypto

The U.S. has its regulatory downfalls, but Decred’s co-founder sees it as the best for crypto, while Horizen’s co-founder said Puerto Rico tops the list. (read more)

If Bitcoin Followed Tesla’s Path, It Would Hit $125,000 in the Next Year

Bitcoin has undergone a strong rally over the past few weeks, rallying from the $11,000 range to $18,700 as of this article’s writing. A comparison (read more)

Charted: Litecoin Is Outperforming Major Altcoins, Why Dips Remain Attractive

Litecoin price is up over 10% and it broke $80.00. LTC is consolidating gains and dips are likely to be limited below $78.00 and $76.50. (read more)

Bitcoin Now Has a Greater Market Cap Than Mastercard

Bitcoin reached 16th place among the world’s biggest entities after its market capitalization grew to nearly $335 billion. (read more)

Bigger Than Netflix? Filecoin Hits 1 Exabyte of Storage

The decentralized blockchain storage network wants to take on centralized cloud storage. It’s hit a major milestone on that journey. (read more)

XRP Shows Signs of Bottoming as Analysts Watch for Serious Upside

One analyst is noting that there’s a possibility that further upside is imminent, as XRP just bounced at a previous resistance level. (read more)

Dell-owned VMware launches blockchain platform for enterprises

Dell-owned software company VMware has commercially launched its blockchain platform for enterprises. (read more)

Bitcoin analyst sees ‘perfect backdrop’ for $100K this bull cycle, $1M by 2035

Bitcoin can pass its $20,000 all-time highs within weeks, says Alex Saunders, while Ether only needs a year to beat its own record (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Could Restart Rally If It Clears The $0.30 Hurdle

Ripple started a downside correction from $0.3080. XRP price is trading above $0.2900 and it must surpass $0.3000 for a fresh rally. (read more)

A Dubai investment firm is staking $10 million worth of ETH to support the Eth2 launch

IBC Group, a Dubai-based boutique investment firm, is staking $10 million worth of ether (ETH) to support the Ethereum 2.0 launch. (read more)

XRP is on the “Verge of Something Big” as Trader Targets Move to $0.85

One analyst is even going so far as to note that a move up to the range between $0.50 and $0.85 could be right about the corner for XRP. (read more)

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) Holding Key Support, Why Bulls Could Aim $15

Chainlink (LINK) gained momentum after it broke $13.00. It traded towards $14.25 before correcting lower sharply, but it seems like dips remain limited. (read more)

Why Bitcoin price just flash crashed 6% after rejecting at $18.5K

Bitcoin sharply dropped after nearing $18,500 on Binance and Coinbase. The plunge comes as large sell orders were spotted on both spot and BTC futures exchanges. (read more) (YFI) Explodes $4,000 Higher in An Hour: DeFi Bull Run (YFI) is erupting higher as Bitcoin pushes to new year-to-date highs. The coin is up 20% in the past 24 hours alone, rocketing from under (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Smashes $0.30, Why Pullbacks Could Be Limited

Ripple surged over 12% and it even broke $0.3000. XRP price is currently trading near $0.3010 and dips might be limited in the near term. (read more)

Uniswap May Re-up Rewards as SushiSwap Angles to Catch Itinerant Yield Farmers

A new Uniswap governance vote would continue yield farming rewards for certain asset pairs as the original allocation ends. (read more)

IBM’s new gaming patent envisions using blockchain consensus in an MMO

MMOs on the blockchain? A new patent awarded to IBM highlights the tech’s role in running games with huge player bases. (read more)

This Indicator Shows Bitcoin May Surge Before Seeing a 20%+ Pullback

One analyst is now pointing to the benchmark cryptocurrency’s RSI indicator for insights into where Bitcoin may trend next. (read more)

Bitcoin Cash Has Split Into Two New Blockchains, Again

Bitcoin Cash split into two blockchain again, but one of the new chain has received no hashpower so far. (read more)

Charted: Litecoin Surges Above $65, Why It Could Test $70-$72

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $65.00. LTC is likely to continue higher towards the $70.00 and $72.00 resistance levels. (read more)’s YFI Could Soon Rally Past $20,000 as Technical Strength Grows

One trader is pointing to a recently formed pattern, noting that he believes that’s YFI is poised to rally significantly higher (read more)

Polkadot is the most popular network for staking, nearly $3 billion worth of DOT tokens are at stake

Layer-1 blockchain network Polkadot is the most popular when it comes to staking. According to The Block Research, nearly $3 billion worth of DOT, Polkadot’s native token, are at stake. (read more)

Uniswap farming ends in 4 days, potentially freeing up $1.1B ETH

A Uniswap community call attempts to get some answers as UNI mining concludes. (read more)

Charted: Litecoin Prints Bullish Breakout, Why LTC Could Surpass $65

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $62.00. LTC is likely to continue higher (similar to bitcoin), and it could even break $65.00. (read more)

Binance launches Ethereum mining pool, with lower fees than rivals

Crypto exchange Binance has launched an Ethereum mining pool, seven months after launching a Bitcoin mining pool. (read more)

PayPal’s crypto trading goes live in the US

Customers will be able to trade up to $20,000 a week, rather than the originally announced $10,000. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Surges 5%, Why Pullbacks Remain Attractive To The Bulls

Bitcoin price started a strong increase after it broke the $16,000 resistance. BTC is up 5% and it is now facing hurdles near $16,500. (read more)

Charted: Cardano (ADA) is Primed For a Rally And Only 1 Thing is Holding it Back

Cardano’s price climbed towards $0.1150 before correcting lower. Bitcoin price is in uptrend, and it seems like ADA price is likely to rally. (read more)

Game on: Crypto users can rent servers for titles including Minecraft

A crypto payments network has signed a partnership with one of the top five gaming server providers worldwide (read more)

Bitcoin Posts High Time Frame Breakout as Analysts Eye $17,000+

One trader is now noting that a move towards $17,000 could be imminent if bulls are able to post a high time frame close above $16,000. (read more)

Ethereum’s ‘Unannounced Hard Fork’ Was Trying to Prevent the Very Disruption It Caused

A hard fork that split Ethereum’s chain in two was activated on purpose, calling into question Ethereum’s client coordination. (read more)

Bitcoin fees plummet as mempool clears to zero

The Bitcoin mempool cleared to zero this week, making it possible to get transactions confirmed in the upcoming block for 3 sat/byte fees, for the first time since mid-October. (read more)

TA: Ethereum Could Rally To $500 If It Clears The $470 Barrier

Ethereum is slowly rising and trading above $460. ETH price is likely to rally towards $495 or $500 if it clears the $470 resistance zone. (read more)

Bitcoin Daily Volume Up 270% This Week, Pushes Past $3 Billion

New data from Arcane Research shows surging Bitcoin trading volume in the first week of November. Bitcoin futures trading on CME is also trending higher. (read more)

Pivotal Ethereum DeFi Metric Just Hit a New All-Time High

Even after the recent rally, the prices of top DeFi coins are down massively since the summer highs. Data from CoinGecko indicates that the average DeFi (read more)

Filecoin’s storage power is back growing again amid FIL lending surge

The effective storage power on Filecoin has grown 40% since miners’ standoff in mid-October following network upgrades and the surge in FIL lending. (read more)

Why Yearn.Finance Surged 21% in 1 Day Amid Strong DeFi Resurgence (YFI) has surged 21% on the day. It is continuing to show strong momentum following a DeFi marketwide resurgence. (read more)

UK Treasury to Provide Framework on Stablecoins

Private stablecoins “could transform the way people store and exchange their money,” said HM Treasury. (read more)

DeFi Coins AAVE, RUNE, SNX Hold Up Despite Bitcoin Correction

Decentralized finance (DeFi) coins have undergone an extremely strong recovery from last week’s lows. As of last night, at the highs of the recovery (read more)

Here’s Why Bitcoin Could See One More Correction Before Its Uptrend

From last week’s highs, Bitcoin sustained a heavy correction into Saturday. The cryptocurrency fell from $16,000 to a low of $14,300, marking the first (read more)

Japanese firm Layer X Labs develops blockchain-based e-voting protocol

As part of Tsukuba City’s “smart city” initiative, Layer X develops new blockchain-based voting protocol (read more)

Chainlink is About to Shatter a Crucial Resistance Level as Analysts Eye $13+

One analyst is watching for a move to over $13.00. He points to Chainlink’s ability to hold strong above all of its short-term time frames. (read more)

Ripple Sets Up Regional Office in Dubai As New Global HQ Plans Loom Large

Ripple, the $10 billion fintech company responsible for XRP, is set to open a regional HQ in Dubai, while the plans for a new global HQ are still being hammered. (read more)

Charted: Litecoin Rallies 10%, Indicators Suggest Rally To $70

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $60.00. LTC is likely to continue higher (similar to bitcoin) towards $70.00 or $75.00. (read more)

‘Formula E’ racing title among four NFT-powered games announced today

Animoca Brands and Formula E are teaming to launch racing game with NFTs, while Skymarch has partnered with Enjin to develop three token-powered games (read more)

DeFi and NFT Collide...With Aave Providing Battle Rewards

Aave and Axie Infinity, winners from the summer’s DeFi and NFT expansion, are joining forces to promote one another and reward users. (read more)

Square reports $1.63 billion in bitcoin sales for the third quarter via its Cash App

Square said that it sold $1.63 billion in bitcoin through its Cash App during 2020′s third quarter. (read more)

Bitcoin Almost Taps $16,000 as Price Explodes 15% in 24 Hours

Bitcoin has continued to explode higher in the face of a further drop in the U.S. dollar. The price of the leading cryptocurrency has almost reached (read more)

Charted: Cardano (ADA) Needs To Clear $0.10 For Hopes of a Fresh Rally

Cardano’s price is correcting higher from $0.0880. Bitcoin price is surging, but ADA must climb above $0.1000 to start a strong rally. (read more)

Bitcoin price reaches $14,500, the highest level since January 2018

A lively day of trading amid U.S. election uncertainty sees Bitcoin add to its gains which took it above pivotal $14,000 resistance (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Bulls Face Uphill Task Near $0.24

Ripple started an upside correction from the $0.2280 support. XRP price could start a strong rally if it clears the $0.2400 resistance zone. (read more)

Bitcoin Drops as Trump Threatens to Stop Vote Counting

Bitcoin fell after President Trump alleged “fraud” in the presidential election and pledged to stop vote counting. (read more)

Bitcoin breaches $14,000 on election day, up 1,900% compared to 2016

Bitcoin has only been around for two US presidential elections, but the price has risen significantly with each successive race (read more)

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract May Soon Be Released

The launch of Ethereum 2.0 (ETH2 or Serenity) has long been expected. It was first slated to arrive earlier this year, but multiple delays have pushed (read more)

‘This is just the beginning’: PayPal CEO highlights planned push to support more digital currencies

PayPal’s CEO struck a bullish tone on central bank digital currencies and his firm’s potential involvement with them during its Q3 earnings call. (read more)

Crypto Browser Brave Hits 20 Million Monthly Users

Brave’s monthly active user count has increased 230% in the past year. (read more)

Australia to explore blockchain-based wholesale central bank digital currency

The Reserve Bank of Australia said on Monday it is exploring the potential use of a blockchain-based central bank digital currency in a wholesale form. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Holds Strong, Bulls Could Aim Fresh Test of $0.25

Ripple found support near $0.2320 and recovered higher above $0.2380. XRP price is consolidating gains and it could rally towards $0.2500. (read more)

European Central Bank Asks Public About Decentralized Euro

The European Central Bank wants to hear your views on the future of the euro. (read more)

Possible Bitcoin Plunge as Elections Near Could Spark Massive Altcoin Rally

One analyst is now noting that he expects Bitcoin to put in a temporary top around $13,800, and potentially spark a massive altcoin rally. (read more)

Huawei rolls out new smartphone with a built-in hardware wallet for China’s digital yuan

Chinese technology giant Huawei has launched a new smartphone, which supports a built-in hardware wallet for China’s digital yuan. (read more)

Uniswap moves closer to a new five million UNI airdrop

Some analysts are warning of a potential “governance quagmire” should UNI whales abuse governance proposals to advance their interests (read more)

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) Prints Bearish Pattern and It Could Revisit $10.20

Chainlink (LINK) started a sharp decline after forming a HS pattern (as discussed in the previous analysis). The bears are gaining strength and aiming a test of $10.20. (read more)

A Whopping $2 Billion in Bitcoin Is Now on Ethereum

While Bitcoiners wait for the price to rise, they’re putting their money to use on Ethereum. (read more)

Bitcoin Dominance Is Days Away From Triggering A 30% Rally Against Alts

Bitcoin smashing through $12,000 gave the cryptocurrency enough momentum and energy to take out $13,000 and revisit last year’s highs. But while it did (read more)

Coinbase to Launch Crypto Debit Card in US for Retail Spending

Coinbase is launching its Visa debit card in the U.S. early next year. (read more)

Charted: Cardano (ADA) is Primed For a Rally And Only 1 Thing is Holding it Back

Cardano’s price is holding the $0.0950 support and recovering higher. ADA must surpass $0.1020 and $0.1040 to start a fresh rally. (read more)

Protocol Labs launches Filecoin Archives with digital library Internet Archive

Crypto company Protocol Labs has partnered with digital database Internet Archive to launch Filecoin Archives, a community project meant to preserve information at risk of being lost. The team behind decentralized data service Filecoin has partnered with Internet Archive to launch Filecoin Archives (read more)

Pattern Shows Ethereum Could Be Ready to Surge Despite Pullback

One analyst is pointing to a few key patterns that suggest Ethereum is bound to see some notable upside in the near-term. (read more)

ConSensys collaborates with Banque de France digital euro partner

Blockchain firm ConsenSys is becoming increasingly active in the central bank digital currency space. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) is About to See “Liftoff” if it Clears $0.255

Ripple is showing positive signs above the $0.2500 support. XRP price could start a strong rally if it clears the $0.2550 resistance zone. (read more)

Economist: Bitcoin Could Be Setting Up for an Ideal Short Opportunity

One economist believes that Bitcoin could extend this momentum past this its resistance and reach $15,000 before seeing a strong selloff. (read more)

KPMG, Coin Metrics Partner to Grow Institutional Crypto Adoption

The “Big Four” accounting firm and cryptocurrency market data provider have announced a plan to integrate some of their products. (read more)

Audius Distributes Crypto to RAC, Deadmau5 Listeners

The blockchain-based music platform sent 50 million in AUDIO tokens to its “top 10,000 artists and fans.” (read more)

East meets West as eight top projects join global DeFi alliance

Top western DeFi firms will collaborate with their eastern counterparts on strategies for risk management, liquidity provision, and fostering innovation in decentralized finance (read more)

Bitcoin Fan Jack Dorsey to Talk DeFi at Africa Fintech Summit

Dorsey’s keynote “will revolve around the concepts of decentralized finance and opportunities it creates for financial inclusion.” (read more)

Chainlink Rejected At Key Mathematical Level, But Geometry Points To Upside

Chainlink is the best performing crypto asset of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap in 2020, and the years prior since it first came into (read more)

Bitcoin Drives Market Up As DEXes Deflate

Bitcoin’s plaudits continued to weigh in on the project’s performance over recent months, while DeFi’s downturn starves decentralized exchanges. (read more)

Survey: Most professional European investors bought digital assets or plan to

Survey on professional investors finds that 36% have already bought crypto, as big pockets look to enter the market. (read more)

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma: “Digital Currencies” Are the Future

Jack Ma blasted global regulation and said that “digital currency could create value” during a speech yesterday. (read more)

Analyst: Chainlink Forms Most Bullish Setup Ever as Chance of Upside Grows

One trader is now pointing to a multitude of different factors that highlight just how bullish Chainlink is at the moment (read more)

Funds locked in DeFi surge $1B as analyst tips post-election bull run

Crypto collateral locked in DeFi protocols has surged to an all-time high of over $12 billion as round two of the bull market begins. (read more)

TA: Bitcoin Short-term Pullback Could Be Attractive To The Bulls

Bitcoin price extended its rise to a new monthly high near $13,200. BTC is consolidating gains and dips are likely to remain attractive. (read more)

PayPal Finally Welcomes Cryptocurrencies, Including Bitcoin, Ethereum

The company’s CEO said the “shift to digital forms of currencies is inevitable.” (read more)

Charted: Litecoin Price Daily Timeframe Indicates Strong Uptrend To $65

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $55.00. LTC is likely to continue higher towards $60.00 or $65.00 as long as above the 100-day SMA. (read more)

Top DeFi Coins Finally Make Recovery: Aave, Ren, Chainlink Surge 10%

Earlier this week, all eyes were on Bitcoin, not DeFi. The leading cryptocurrency shot a handful of percent higher while altcoins actually began to move (read more)

Breakout or fakeout? Top traders react to Bitcoin price rally to $12K

Bitcoin price rallied to $11,900 but traders are unsure whether the move is a breakout or a fakeout. (read more)

Charted: Cardano (ADA) Needs To Clear $0.11 For Hopes of a Fresh Rally

Cardano’s price is holding the $0.1000 support level and recovering higher. However, ADA must surpass $0.1100 to start a fresh rally. (read more)

Top Crypto Game Splinterlands Now Supports Brave’s BAT Token

The partnership also means Splinterlands will implement Brave as its official browser while Brave will advertise one of the most popular crypto games out there. (read more)

Bitcoin Sees Significant Breakout as Analysts Claim “$13,000 is on the Table”

For Bitcoin to enter a bull market, its price must surmount $13,000. A move past this level could put fresh all-time highs back on the table (read more)

Nearly $900 million in VC went to crypto companies in the third quarter of 2020

During the third quarter of 2020, $897.7 million in venture funds were allocated across 212 crypto and blockchain startups, according to data compiled The (read more)

TA: Ethereum Could Narrowly Avoid a Major Drop if it Closes Above $380

Ethereum extended its decline below the key $365 support. ETH price is correcting higher and it must surpass $380 for to avoid another bearish wave. (read more)

Total Value of All Ethereum Assets Surpasses Staggering $100,000,000,000

The total value of all assets in the Ethereum ecosystem has breached $100 billion dollars, according to the blockchain database startup Messari. (read more)

Analyst: Chainlink Likely to Rally to $16.50 as It Approaches Key Level

One analyst notes that Chainlink is nearing the apex of a pennant that has been forming in the time following its decline from $20.00. (read more)

Digital Yuan Rolls Out for Use in Shenzhen Gas Stations

Citizens can make fuel and retail payments using a state-backed mobile application that operates without the use of the internet and does not charge transaction fees. (read more)

Filecoin Launch Finally Brings $200M ICO to Fruition

Filecoin, designed as a decentralized alternative to Amazon Web Services, is now live as of block height 148,888, or 14:44 UTC. (read more)

‘Enormous wall of money’ will send Bitcoin to $1M in 2025 — Raoul Pal

The largest cryptocurrency will “massively outperform gold” before that, says the Real Vision founder (read more)

Charted: Filecoin (FIL) Rally Takes Breather, Key Uptrend Support at $60 Intact

Filecoin (FIL) started a strong rally above $60.00 $65.00. The price is correcting lower, but there is a strong support near $60.00. (read more)

Analysts Think Uniswap’s UNI Could Surge to $4.30 Next; Here’s How

One trader is noting that a move past $4.00 could be imminent, but it is imperative that Uniswap’s UNI first reclaims a key support level. (read more)

Watchmaker Breitling will issue Ethereum-based authenticity certificates

Breitling, the 136-year old luxury watchmaker based in Switzerland, has begun issuing Ethereum-based digital certificates for its watches. (read more)

TA: Ethereum Looks Ready For Another Leg Higher Unless It Dives Below $365

Ethereum failed to clear the $388 resistance. ETH price is currently holding the $365 support and it could resume its upward move. (read more)

Pro Super Smash Bros player to receive salary in XRP

More gamers around the world are moving into crypto (read more)

Crypto Exchanges Prep for Filecoin’s Long-Awaited Mainnet Launch

Kraken, Huobi and Gemini confirmed that they will list the token ahead of launch. (read more)

Analysts Expect Chainlink to See Accumulation Before Rocketing Higher

If Chainlink is in an accumulation phase, then a visit to its near-term resistance levels may be imminent in the days and weeks ahead. (read more)

JPMorgan believes more payment companies will enable bitcoin purchases similar to Square’s Cash App

Banking giant JPMorgan believes that more payment companies will allow their clients to purchase bitcoin (BTC) via their apps, similar to Square’s Cash App. (read more)

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Price Could Rally 10% If It Clears $0.26

Ripple remained in a positive zone above $0.2500. XRP price is likely to rally further if it clears the main $0.2600 resistance. (read more)

Bitcoin Should Be 5% of Your Investment Portfolio, Says Fidelity

New research from Fidelity shows Bitcoin is uniquely decoupled from the movement of other asset classes, and suggests how it should fit into your investment portfolio. (read more)

DeFi Token Maker Sets New TVL All-Time High As Crypto Market Takes Pause

Maker, an early DeFi token that helped get the now unstoppable trend off the ground, has set a new all-time high in total value locked, just as the rest (read more)

Charted: Cardano (ADA) Daily Chart Indicates A Significant Bullish Wave

Cardano’s price surged above $0.1000 and started a strong increase. ADA is likely to continue higher towards $0.1250 in the coming days. (read more)

Billionaire UK newspaper owner calls DeFi technology ‘revolutionary’

UK media boss and former banker Alexander Lebedev has revealed he is looking to launch a decentralized finance-powered “bank 2.0.” (read more)

This Trader Doesn’t See Why Bitcoin Can’t Hit $12,000 Soon

After starting last week rather weak, Bitcoin began to push higher into Friday and into the weekend, ending up pushing as high as $11,500. For context, (read more)

Ethereum 2.0 Around the Corner After Successful Zinken Trial

The client teams will use the testnet results to make “final preparations for a mainnet launch,” says Ethereum researcher Danny Ryan. (read more)

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) Seems Unstoppable As Bulls Take Over Crypto Market

Chainlink (LINK) started a strong increase above $10.00. The price is now attempting another upside break above the $11.00 resistance. (read more)

Ethereum miners made 450K ETH from high network fees during DeFi peak

On-chain data shows Ethereum miners saw a 39% surge in revenue as fees soared during the DeFi craze. (read more)

Chainlink Whales Continue Accumulating Despite Signs of Technical Weakness

One analytics firm explained in a recent tweet that data shows whales have been accumulating massive amounts of Chainlink in recent times. (read more)

$1.5 billion in Bitcoin now locked up in Ethereum

Bitcoiners are looking to make the most of Ethereum’s decentralized finance smart contracts (read more)

Lightning network vulnerability discovered, upgrade immediately

The lightning vulnerability was made public on Oct 9. (read more)

Ethereum’s fees higher than Bitcoin’s for a record two straight months

Ethereum’s fees have been more expensive than Bitcoin’s for a record-long streak, but developers aren’t finding consensus on how to resolve the problem. (read more)

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) Prints Bullish Break, But Facing Uphill Task Near $10

Chainlink (LINK) found a strong buying interest above $8.50. The price is trading above $9.20, but it must surpass $10.00 for more gains. (read more)

Wrapped Bitcoin tops $1B after 900% increase in two months

The recent DeFi frenzy has seen $900 million worth of Bitcoin tokenized using Wrapped Bitcoin over the past two months. (read more)

Google Cloud Does Not Intend to Take EOS Rewards as a Block Producer

Following news of yesterday’s partnership with, Google Cloud says it is not getting into EOS for the tokens. (read more)

Binance’s Approach to DeFi: Be Like Netflix, Not Kodak

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, better known as CZ, closed out the LA Blockchain Summit on Wednesday by talking about DeFi, decentralization, and staying relevant. (read more)

Analyst Who Predicted (YFI) Drop to $14k Expects $12k

It’s been a tough past few weeks for the DeFi market, especially for coins like’s YFI token and the Curve DAO Token. (read more)

Ethereum hashrate hit a new all-time high amid DeFi growth

Ethereum’s hashrate, or the network’s processing power, hit a new all-time high yesterday amid continuous growth in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Technicals Suggest A Strong Case For Break Below $8

Chainlink (LINK) started a fresh decline after it failed near a major hurdle at $11.00. It could accelerate lower below $8.00. (read more) (YFI) Resumes Downtrend Following Rejection at $20,000

Analysts are noting that further downside could be imminent in the near-term for (YFI), which could lead it down towards $15,000 (read more)

Google Cloud Joins Forces With EOS

Google is the first Silicon Valley giant to seek to become an EOS block producer. Through this new partnership, Google Cloud will work with to enable new ways for its open-source community of developers to engage and build applications on EOS. (read more)

Ethereum Key Indicators Suggest A Strong Rally if it Clears $355

Ethereum is trading near a major resistance at $355. ETH price is likely to accelerate higher once there is a proper close above $355. (read more)

MetaMask hits 1M monthly users thanks to DeFi boom

The booming DeFi sector is driving up MetaMask’s user base, with the popular Ethereum wallet report now reporting more than one million active monthly users (read more)

The public token sale for Flow, from Dapper Labs, is already CoinList’s most popular ever

A public token sale for Flow, a new blockchain platform developed by Dapper labs, was the listing platform’s largest-ever. (read more)

MakerDAO Fundamentals Could Boost Maker (MKR) After DeFi Correction

It’s been a tough past few weeks for all leading decentralized finance coins. (read more)

DeFi craze propels Uniswap monthly volume to $15.3B, surpassing Coinbase

Uniswap processed $15.3 billion in monthly volume in September, outpacing Coinbase and signalling that DeFi is here to stay (read more)

XRP Price Gains 6% Following Strong Recovery

XRP is outperforming the market in the short term, but has struggled against other top ten cryptocurrencies when measured year-to-date (YTD). (read more)

Cryptocurrency exchanges generated over $169B in trading volumes in September

Cryptocurrency exchanges in The Block’s legitimate volume index reported over $169 billion in volume for the month of September. (read more)

Polkadot (DOT) Could Incur Strong Correction as Macro Support Nears

It’s been a tough past few days for all altcoins. Polkadot (DOT), especially, has suffered. The native digital asset of the Polkadot ecosystem has shed a (read more)

European Central Bank publishes report on digital euro, says ‘we need to be ready’ to issue it

The European Central Bank (ECB) has today published a comprehensive report on digital euro, saying that it needs to be prepared to issue a digital currency if and when the need arises. (read more)

Bitcoin, Dow Futures Slid As Trump Tests Positive for COVID-19

Bitcoin plunged alongside the US stock futures in early morning trading on Friday after Donald Trump revealed that he and his wife Melania tested positive (read more)

Australian government’s digital business plan includes $5M for blockchain

Australia’s Prime Minister has announced the Federal Government’s biggest investment in blockchain to-date, with two pilots set to receive almost $5 million (read more)

Ethereum Prints Bullish Technical Pattern, Why Close Above 365 Is Critical

Ethereum is showing positive signs above the key $355 support. ETH price could accelerate higher if it clears the $365 resistance zone. (read more)

Something New is Cooking at SushiSwap

SushiSwap has unveiled a new website and other product improvements. Is a move to Solana next? (read more)

Maker (MKR) Surges 7% as Stability Fees Introduced, DeFi Regains Footing

While decentralized finance (DeFi) has seen a strong surge in 2020, Maker (MKR), a token strongly tied to DeFi, has underperformed. (read more)

Ethereum 2.0 developers will run another testnet ‘Zinken’

Ethereum 2.0 developers will run yet another testnet “Zinken” in the coming days as the Spadina testnet didn’t go smoothly enough. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Bulls Facing Uphill Task: Here’s Why $11 Holds The Key

Chainlink (LINK) started a strong upward move above $9.00. The bulls are facing a strong resistance near $10.50, $11.00, and 100 SMA (H4). (read more)

Goldman Sachs looks to add international hires to its digital assets team

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs is looking to round out its digital assets team with two new international hires. (read more)

Uniswap’s UNI Bounces at Key Support as the Bull Case Continues Growing

One analyst believes that upside could be imminent for Uniswap’s UNI, noting that it is imperative that bulls reclaim $4.70 in the near-term (read more)

XRP Ledger Foundation – The Next Step Of XRP Decentralization?

On September 24, the newly established XRP Ledger Foundation (XRPLF) announced its existence. (read more)

Binance unveils a new ‘decentralized’ stablecoin system, Venus

Crypto exchange Binance has unveiled a new “decentralized” stablecoin system called Venus. (read more)

Ethereum Transaction Fees Fall To Lowest In 49 Days As DeFi Craze Subsides

Ethereum transaction fees are a benchmark for activity on the blockchain. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Presses Past $10 as Weekly Chart Remains Bullish

Chainlink (LINK) has been one of the top-performing crypto-assets after its crash early last week. The coin is up 5% in the past 24 hours alone, outpacing (read more)

Coinbase wallet users targeted by new Android malware

This alien doesn’t care about taking over the Earth, but it may steal your Bitcoins and dollars. (read more)

CEO: Dropping whale inflows positive for Bitcoin, lifeline for DeFi market?

CryptoQuant CEO Ki Young Ju says Bitcoin whale inflows are decreasing. For decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens, it could serve as a lifeline. (read more) (YFI) On “Life Alert” After Weak Attempt To Hold Support

Yearn.Finance (YFI) had such an abrupt rise to fame, now that momentum has changed, the plunge could be equally as dramatic. Thus far, any attempt to hold (read more)

Ocean Protocol and Balancer Want to Do for Data What Uniswap Did for Coins

Ocean Protocol is teaming up with Balancer Labs to create the first automated market maker (AMM) for datasets. (read more)

Key Reasons Why Bitcoin Could Nosedive Below $10,000 In Near-Term

Bitcoin price failed to correct higher and declined below $10,200. BTC remains at a risk of more downsides below the $10,000 support. (read more)

Biggest Expiry of Ethereum Options Looks to Amp Up ETH Volatility

Ethereum price volatility is likely to ramp up this week with crypto’s biggest expiry of ETH options this Friday. (read more)

Canadian Regulated Cryptocurrency Exchange Wealthsimple Begins Trading

Following the regulatory sandbox approval by Canadian regulators, Wealthsimple announced that it has launched “Canada’s first regulated crypto platform.” The new crypto exchange is regulated by the federal government as well as regulators in 13 provinces and territories in Canada. (read more)

Bitcoin Weekly Momentum Flips Bearish For The First Time Since April

With Bitcoin holding strong above $10,000, the halving in the past, and months of positive price action, it is hard to not be bullish on the first-ever (read more)’s founder and others aren’t bullish on Uniswap’s current governance model

Last week, the decentralized exchange Uniswap shocked the crypto world when it released its own token, UNI. (read more)

Bitcoin-on-Ethereum Token tBTC Relaunches Following Buggy Debut in May

TBTC, a decentralized way to copy bitcoin (BTC) over to Ethereum, is relaunching today after a smart-contract bug sunk the project in May. (read more)

DEX Token UNI Trims Gains by Half in Brutal Sell-Off; Rebound Ahead?

UNI logged a rollercoaster opening session last week after rising by almost 2800 percent in just less than 24 hours. The token reached a record level of (read more)

Joke MEME coin airdrop is now worth $600K

The MEME crypto asset has blasted into new all-time highs of $1,775 after being listed on Poloniex. (read more)

Coronavirus Is Shaping Up To Be Very Bad For Banks—But Not For Bitcoin

As banks, with their expensive branch networks and legacy computer systems, struggle in the post-Covid, digital-first world, bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are expected to see a “pandemic-led acceleration of adoption”... (read more)

Here’s why this Ethereum exchange fork lost $500m in locked value

As much as it may be looked down on in the “real world,” the crypto industry is full of copycats. (read more)

Kraken Shows How Crypto Companies and Banks Are Evolving Together

Kraken’s move to become a bank in Wyoming is more about getting traditional finance to adapt to the crypto industry than the other way around. (read more)

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, NEO, XMR, ADA, LINK

Bitcoin is attempting to form a bottom altcoins continue to decline, which opens up opportunities on the long and the short side (read more)

New Hardware Wallet Feature Fends Off Bitcoin Dusting Attacks

Hardware wallet company Ledger introduced a new software feature, Coin Control, which guards the privacy of users transacting in Bitcoin. (read more)

Fantasy authors turn the VulcanVerse NFT game into a trilogy of books

Two of Britain’s most successful gamebook authors will turn VeChain’s VulcanVerses NFT game into a fantasy trilogy series. (read more)

Ethereum Fees Spike After Uniswap’s UNI Token Launch

Uniswap’s launch caught DeFi off guard—a move that resulted in major problems for congestion on the Ethereum network. (read more)

Technicals Point Towards Ripple (XRP) Increase To $0.27 Despite Some Roadblocks

Ripple is gaining pace above $0.2500. It seems like XRP is aiming a run towards the $0.2700 resistance level as long as it is above $0.2400. (read more)

13,000 DeFi users have already claimed Uniswap’s new UNI token

Uniswap is taking on SUSHI head on with the launch of a new governance protocol token UNI, leading to a flurry of activity from more than 13,000 DeFi users. (read more)

China’s BSN Will ‘Localize’ Public Blockchains for Local Use

The state-sanctioned Blockchain-Based Service Network is bringing public chains to China, according to an internal memo obtained by CoinDesk. (read more)

The First Crypto US Bank: Kraken Received Licensing From The Wyoming Banking Board

Kraken has become the first cryptocurrency exchange to receive a US banking charter issued by the Wyoming Banking Board. (read more)

Binance-Listed Bella Token (BEL) Witnesses Over 1000% Price Surge

The native token of Bella Protocol, BEL token, surged by a whopping 1000% in less than three hours after Binance listing. From a mere $0.75. During … (read more)

Ethereum’s Moving Averages Point to “Bullish Continuation” With a $1,000+ Target

One trend seen while looking towards Ethereum’s daily moving averages is incredibly bullish and is strikingly similar to one seen in 2016. (read more)

Filecoin: Understanding the Complex Crypto System Meant to Rival AWS

Filecoin and its FIL token might be the most complex thing the blockchain industry has ever brought to market. Here’s what you need to know. (read more)

Tether Uses Centralized Power to Refund $1 Million in USDT

After a group of DeFi traders mistakenly sent $1 million to the wrong address, Tether swooped in to help recover the funds. (read more)

BNP Paribas connects to major stock exchanges with DAML smart contracts

DAML smart contract language is expanding globally each day. (read more)

Ethereum 2.0 Gets One Last ‘Dress Rehearsal’ Before Launch

A second pre-launch sandbox, the Spadina testnet, is coming for Ethereum 2.0, with a specific focus on deposits and genesis testing. (read more)

Curve, Aave, Synthetix and 7 others join Global DeFi Alliance

Huobi DeFi Labs have announced 10 new members, including sector heavyweights Aave, Curve Finance, and Synthetix. (read more)

How Does The Next Chapter In The Tether Printing Story Unfold For Bitcoin

If Bitcoin reacts to the recent substantial printing of more Tether stablecoins the same as it has in the past, we may finally have a catalyst for the (read more)

DeFi comes to New York as Gemini lists Compound

Pax Gold and Amp are also the latest additions to the exchange. (read more)

Binance Coin (BNB) Sees Parabolic Rise as Popularity of Binance Chain Grows

One trader is looking towards a continuation of Binance Coin’s uptrend, explaining that it has allowed BNB to shatter a crucial resistance (read more)

Bitcoin Engineers Rediscover Huge Blockchain Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the Bitcoin network—now fixed—could have led to entire systems of nodes being shut down. Luckily, hackers never took advantage of the bug. (read more)

BTC locked in DeFi increased by 20X the entire Lightning Network this week

Despite the recent mini price crash, DeFi users have injected more than 20,000 Bitcoin into DeFi projects in the last week, suggesting the DeFi bull run isn’t over. (read more)

USDC Stablecoin Supply Is up 250% in 2020. Here’s Why

Supply of USDC, the Coinbase-backed stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, has grown 80% since July and is showing no signs of slowing down. (read more)

Tezos (XTZ) Reaches Critical BTC Support as Sellers Grow Aggressive

One analyst observed that Tezos (XTZ) has been showing some signs of intense weakness against its BTC trading pair in recent days. (read more)

Pandemic Will Speed Bitcoin Adoption, Says DBS Bank Economist

When it comes to bitcoin, Singapore’s DBS Bank sees a “pandemic-led acceleration of adoption.” (read more)

How to Watch INX’s IPO in Real Time on the Ethereum Blockchain

Doing its IPO on the Ethereum blockchain gives the public, and INX itself, a novel vista on the process, which traditionally has been a back-room affair. (read more)

Underdog Story: Why XRP Could Soon Outperform Bitcoin And Ethereum

XRP has become among the more somber stories of the crypto market since the bubble burst. The once third-ranked asset has fallen down the list of top (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Price on Recovery, Litecoin (LTC) Trading 131% Above Expected Level Could Mean Bullish Bitcoin

Find the latest Bitcoin, Ethereum, blockchain, and crypto news, interviews, and price analyses at Blockchain.News. (read more)

Tencent Uses Blockchain in Annual “99 Giving Day” Charity Campaign

Find the latest Bitcoin, Ethereum, blockchain, and crypto news, interviews, and price analyses at Blockchain.News. (read more)

Do or Die For Bitcoin Bulls: Here’s What Could Trigger A Sharp Decline

Bitcoin price struggled to gain momentum above $10,400. BTC is currently trading near $10,000 and remains at a risk of a sharp decline. (read more)

DeFi Race Is Ethereum’s to Lose, Say Crypto Companies

A survey of representatives from popular DeFi protocols found most expect the Ethereum network to hold off competition from other networks. (read more)

DeFi Is Hot but Retail Interest Nowhere Close to ICO Frenzy

It may be too early to draw parallels between the DeFi explosion and the ICO bubble of two years ago. (read more)

Ethereum Above 100 SMA Could Trigger A Sharp Relief Rally

Ethereum is recovering higher and trading above $335. ETH price is likely to accelerate higher if it clears the $360 level and the 100 hourly SMA. (read more)

Exchanges suffer as Chinese users chase DeFi gains

Chinese demand for DeFi is surging, with local exchanges struggling under the weight of withdrawals destined for yield farming protocols. (read more)

Binance Jumps on the DeFi Bandwagon With Binance Launchpool

Users can securely farm new assets on Binance Launchpool as part of the cryptocurrency exchange’s pivot into DeFi products. (read more)

What Happened to DeFi Project SushiSwap Over the Weekend

SushiSwap experienced a tumultuous weekend after its founder sold $13 million’ worth of his stake in the decentralized, automated market maker project. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Surges 25% Higher as Altcoin Market Recovers

Altcoins such as Chainlink took a strong beating over the past three days, plunging dozens of percent from their recent highs as Bitcoin and Ethereum (read more)

Blockchain enhancing Mining as Vale completes first blockchain Iron ore transaction

Blockchain is being leveraged across the mining sector and major mining firm Vale and its partners completed its first iron sale on blockchain (read more)

Binance takes on DeFi with Uniswap competitor and liquidity mining

Crypto exchange giant Binance is delving deeper into the world of DeFi-style products with its latest offering, an automated market maker called Binance Liquid Swap. (read more)

Ethereum wallet service MetaMask Mobile App now available on Android and iOS

Crypto wallet service and Web3 browser MetaMask’s mobile app is now available on Android and will soon be accessible on iOS as well. (read more)

Yield farming frenzy pushes Uniswap daily volume over $1 billion

Uniswap has become the first decentralized exchange to tag ten-figure volumes amid the yield farming frenzy and vampire attacks from rival platforms (read more)

Tron (TRX) Outperforms Bitcoin, But Here’s Why It Could Correct Lower

Tron price is up over 5%, while bitcoin is down over 5%. TRX is testing a crucial resistance near $0.0385 and it could correct lower. (read more)

XRP May Be Primed for a “Massive Breakout” After Reclaiming Crucial Levels

One analyst is pointing to XRP’s ability to reclaim the level where its first bull ran first began as a positive sign for its outlook. (read more)

DeFi Meets Real Estate as Aave Readies Crypto Mortgages

RealT is working with Aave to stake tokenized real estate shares as collateral for loans. (read more)

Ripple (XRP) Breaches $0.30: Next Bullish Levels Traders Should Watch

Ripple extended its rise above the $0.2920 resistance. XRP price even broke the $0.3000 resistance and it is currently correcting gains. (read more)

Ethereum miners generated all-time high fee revenue of $17 million yesterday

Ethereum miners are gaining big as transaction costs or gas fees continue to rise amid decentralized finance (DeFi) boom. (read more)

A Fork of Ethereum’s Yearn.Finance (YFI) Has Surged Over 100% In 24 Hours

The Ethereum-based (YFI) was forked multiple times in July and August as developers looked to replicate the original’s success. For context. (read more)

New DeFi Protocol Locks in $500M in Hours

It’s not SUSHI. It’s not YAM. It’s KIMCHI. And it’s super hot...for now. (read more)

Ethereum Rallies 5%: Here’s What Could Lead It To $500 Milestone

Ethereum extended its rally by 5% and it broke $440. ETH price is likely to break the $450 resistance, above which the bulls might aim $500. (read more)

BitMEX Launches Mobile Trading App in 140 Countries

Leading cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX has launched its mobile trading app in 140 countries, the exchange told CoinDesk. (read more)

DeFi Lender Aave Hits $300 Million in Flash Loans

Two months ago, lending protocol Aave had only issued $14 million in flash loans total. They did that amount in a single transaction this weekend. (read more)

Binance Card to soon expand to US as Swipe taps new partnership

All services on Swipe are immediately available on Binance Card (read more)

Litecoin Price Holds Strong at $60: A Bullish Case For Rally To $70

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $60.00. LTC is likely to continue higher towards $68.00 or $70.00 as long as it is above $58.00. (read more)

Nigerian crypto startup Yellow Card nets $1.5 million in VC

Crypto exchange Yellow Card recently expanded into South Africa and Botswana, and in September will launch its service in Kenya and Cameroon. (read more)

Chainlink Bulls May Target $19.00 as Long as They Hold One Key Level

One analyst explained that as long as bulls guard against a dip below $17.00 in the coming few hours, Chainlink (LINK) could rally to $19.00. (read more)

Hackers Launch Third 51% Attack on Ethereum Classic This Month

Over 7,000 blocks reorganized after August’s third Ethereum Classic 51% attack. (read more)

DeFi Studio Framework Labs Leaves Stealth Mode With $8M in Seed Funding

Framework Labs – a firm that incubates and supports DeFi projects – has stepped out of the shadows with the announcement of a successful seed funding round. (read more)

Binance Coin (BNB) Gains 5%, Technicals Indicate Fresh Monthly High Above $24

Binance coin price is up over 5% and it broke the $23.00 resistance. BNB is likely to continue higher and it could even surpass $24.00 and $25.00. (read more)