This Week in Coins: Bitcoin and Ethereum Recover While Pepe Gets Squeezed

While most leading cryptocurrencies spent the week recovering, shady transactions from PepeCoin’s team kept the meme coin in free fall. (read more)

Bitcoin’s price rallies ahead of Nvidia results, Powell speech

Bitcoin’s price is caught in the upward momentum of a stock market rebound, as investors anticipate Nvidia’s earnings report. (read more)

Bitcoin price drops to $25,200 in sudden crash before rebounding

The price of bitcoin, ether and major cryptocurrencies fell in minutes today as the crypto market decided to head south. (read more)

Europe’s First Spot Bitcoin ETF Lists in Amsterdam

Jacobi first won approval for the fund in October 2021 with plans to list it in 2022. However the firm opted to push back its plans due to inopportune circumstances elsewhere in the digital asset market. (read more)

This Week in Coins: Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices Inch Upwards After PayPal Pitches Stablecoin

The SEC this week did a lot of playing for time, but a new note on stablecoins by the Federal Reserve signaled a possible softening on crypto in Washington. (read more)

Bitcoin, Ethereum Trade Sideways as Inflation Jumps to 3.2% in July

Inflation has trended downward since it hit 9.1% last June, but the Fed’s target of 2% is the ultimate goal. (read more)

XRP Could Experience Nearly 10% Surge Upon Immediate Break Of These Key Levels

XRP has halted its recent decline by rising above the $0.60 price level. In the past 24 hours, its value increased by nearly 6%. (read more)

Looter Behind $61M Curve Hack Starts Returning Assets, Raising Hope for Recovery

The exploited protocols offered a 10% bounty Thursday for returning the rest of the assets until the end of this week. (read more)

Ethereum Price Could Break Above $2,000 If This Happens

Ethereum price is currently still below $2,000 but this could quickly change if some things were to come to pass. Some of the most notable things that (read more)

Gaming Giant Bandai Namco Launches AI Virtual Pet NFT Game

Bandai Namco Research and partners have rolled out a virtual pet game, joining other publishers like Ubisoft and Sega on the Oasys blockchain. (read more)

Binance To Enter Japan With A Bang, Will List More Tokens Than Any Local Exchange

According to Japanese-based crypto media outlet Coinpost, Binance will launch in Japan fully this month and intends to list 34 tokens on its exchange. (read more)

Litecoin Sharks Buy More Than 200,000 LTC Ahead Of Wednesday’s Halving

Over the last few months, Litecoin has emerged as one of the top trending cryptocurrencies due to its halving event happening in August. As this event (read more)

Ripple Report Foresees Blockchain Saving Financial Institutions $10 Billion By 2030

Blockchain technology is continually reshaping the financial industry, offering promising transformations in transaction processing... (read more)

Bitcoin Wobbles, Then Regains Its Balance Above $29.2K; ETH, DOGE, MATIC Fall

The largest cryptocurrency ticked down for a couple of hours after a report that the Bank of Japan was mulling a change to its yield curve control policy, before regaining ground. (read more)

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Post-Fed Rate Hike Fizzles. Will BTC’s Recent Low Volatility Last Much Longer?

zkSync Era launched only in February but has more daily active addresses than Arbitrum and Optimism, the two largest scaling solutions by total value locked, underscoring the rising interest in its potential airdrop. (read more)

Bitcoin Whales Moved Nearly $60 Million In Five Days

More than 2,000 BTC are on the move after years of inactivity. (read more)

Fidelity Backs Ethereum: Wall Street’s Biggest Players Bet On Crypto’s Number 2

Fidelity has recently released a report on Ethereum that sheds light on some key metrics to watch in the coming months. (read more)

Bitcoin (BTC) Address Dormant For More Than 11 Years Moves $31 Million In BTC

After over 11 years of inactivity, a dormant Bitcoin address containing $31 million in BTC suddenly came to life recently. On July 22, 2023, the address (read more)

Over 2 Million XRP Traded Every Minute, Path To Second Place After Bitcoin?

Over 2 million XRP changed hands per minute, on-chain data shows. Trading volumes spiked and analysts say the bull run will continue. (read more)

First Mover Asia: XRP, XLM Climb While Bitcoin Trudges Below $30K

PLUS: Ripple’s partial victory last week in its ongoing legal feud with the Securities and Exchange Commission left important questions unsettled for token issuers, a crypto lawyer told CoinDesk TV. (read more)

Ripple Attorney Says XRP Court Ruling Could Bring US Banks Back as Clients

Ripple’s general counsel said that Ripple is betting on big clients using its services again. (read more)

This Week on Crypto Twitter: XRP Scores Courtroom Victory Against SEC, Cryptoverse Explodes

The universe gave crypto fans a lot to chew on this week. Some of it good, some of it outrageous, and all of it highly entertaining. (read more)

Did XRP Restart Alt Season? Solana, Cardano, Polygon Up Double Digits

Most of the tokens previously deemed securities by the SEC are seeing large gains upon a federal court’s ruling in the XRP case. (read more)

United Nations aims to standardize blockchain

UN Internet Governance Forum collaborates with the Government Blockchain Association to promote standardization for blockchain and cryptocurrency (read more)

Bitcoin Holds Above $30K as Investors Await Historically Strong July, Eye Options Expiry

BTC has gained at least 20% in July in each of the past three years. Depending on its price heading into the expiry, bitcoin could rally additionally or retreat. (read more)

JP Morgan Activates Euro Payment Settlement With Its JPM Coin

Four years in, the financial giant’s JPM Coin has been used internally to settle about $300 billion in payments. (read more)

Staked ETH hits 20M milestone, doubling since start of year

Although staking ETH has been available since the Ethereum Merge, staking didn’t grow significantly in popularity until the Shapella upgrade. (read more)

What Can You Do With a Blockchain Token That Is Classified as a Security?

Bakkt’s Marc D’Annunzio said applying securities law to crypto would not “drastically impact” a token’s use. But it could change who has access to these open source networks. (read more)

Bitcoin Could Benefit From These 3 Bullish Tailwinds

The path of least resistance for bitcoin may be on the higher side due to inter-market factors, optimism from BlackRock’s ETF filing and safe haven flows. (read more)

Indonesian Government’s Approved Cryptocurrencies: BTC, ETH, ADA, XRP, and More

The Indonesian government has released a comprehensive list of 501 approved cryptocurrencies for trading, covering popular tokens like Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Cardano (ADA), Ripple (XRP), and more. (read more)

Hong Kong regulators push HSBC, Standard Chartered to embrace crypto clients

Hong Kong’s banking regulator is urging HSBC, Standard Chartered and Bank of China to accept crypto exchanges as clients. (read more)

Ethereum Ecosystem Is Getting Busier, Not Quieter, Amid Layer 2 Shift

Many transactions are getting offloaded onto layer-2 blockchains, and those should be included in any analysis of the Ethereum ecosystem. (read more)

Hong Kong’s New Crypto Rules Explained

Regulators say they’ll welcome firms with “genuine operations and genuine business practices,” which could mean an office or employees in Hong Kong. (read more)

Bitcoin Dominance Soars to 47.5%: Highest Level in a Year as Other Crypto Assets Suffer

Bitcoin is still the leader with a market valuation of $496 billion, accounting for 47.5% of the crypto economy’s $1.04 trillion market. (read more)

Taking a Closer Look at How Crypto is Changing the Face of Online Gaming

Cryptocurrency continues to make waves in the online gaming industry, with crypto revolutionizing the way people play, pay and win. (read more)

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Nears $1,900, as BTC Rebounds From 3-Month Low

Bitcoin rebounded from a near three-month low on Wednesday, as traders moved to buy the latest price dip. Ethereum neared $1,900. (read more)

More than 400 small businesses in the Philippines now accept Bitcoin payments, a payment fintech launched in 2021 in the Philippines, said Monday it is transforming the landscape of the Philippine digital economy by enabling more than 400 small businesses to accept and process Bitcoin payments. (read more)

Tether Expands Investments in Green Bitcoin Mining, Invests in El Salvador’s Volcano Energy

The stablecoin issuer Tether has disclosed its investment in a Salvadoran bitcoin mining operation called “Volcano Energy.” (read more)

Etherscan introduces advanced filtering tool in beta for blockchain analysis

Etherscan has introduced an advanced filtering tool that allows users to better customize and refine their search results (read more)

Bitcoin-based Stablecoins Emerge, Potentially Altering Price Dynamics

The first ever stablecoin native to Bitcoin launched last week spelling the further advent of new types of financial products on the Bitcoin blockchain. (read more)

Binance Has A Master Plan To Manage Crypto Risk By Letting Traders Hold Collateral In Banks

The implosion of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX empire is easily one of the most gruesome incidents in the crypto industry’s history. (read more)

XRP Army Shower Confidence On A ‘Ripple Win’ In SEC Case As Whales Load Up Heavily

Despite a sluggish start to the week, XRP, the native cryptocurrency of the Ripple network, showed signs of recovery towards the weekend (read more)

Shanghai upgrade drives Ethereum staking to record-breaking $40 billion

Ethereum (ETH) has recently surpassed a major milestone in deposit contract balance thanks to the soaring interest in staking. (read more)

Hong Kong Expected to Lift Crypto Retail Trading Ban Next Month

Hong Kong is attempting to rebuild its image as a fintech hub, including Web3 pursuits, agreeing Monday to allow retail investors to trade crypto again. (read more)

Why the Biggest Emerging Markets Are Turning to Crypto

Many large countries around the world, including Pakistan and Nigeria, suffer currency turmoil. And, despite official efforts to curb crypto activity, there are signs their citizens are turning to crypto assets as a hedge, says Noelle Acheson. (read more)

Crypto Miner Marathon Pledges $500K in Matching Funds to Brink for Bitcoin Development

Marathon CEO Fred Thiel tells CoinDesk in an interview that he wants to make sure development and maintenance of the open-source Bitcoin Core client software are “properly funded.” (read more)

Coinbase launches zero trading fee subscription service

Coinbase has partnered with different companies within the crypto industry, such as Alto IRA, Blockworks’ Permissionless, CoinTracker and Lemonade, to offer users a wide range of benefits. (read more)

Fleeing U.S. Crypto Firms ‘Welcome,’ French Regulator Says

100-odd companies could be registered in France as the just-agreed MiCA EU crypto legislation beds in, Financial Markets Authority officials said (read more)

About 26% of Family Offices Are Now Invested in Crypto, According to New Goldman Sachs Survey

The percentage of family offices investing in crypto has grown significantly in the past two years, according to a new report by Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs. (read more)

Bitcoin active users plummet even as transactions rise

The number of active addresses that have sent or received funds has fallen to the lowest level since July 2021 despite continued growth in transactions. (read more)

OpenAI Founder in Talks to Raise $100 Million for Worldcoin and its Unique Identity System

OpenAI founder Sam Altman is in advanced talks to raise $100 million in funding for Worldcoin, a new cryptocurrency that uses iris-scanning (read more)

Here’s When Bitcoin (BTC) Could Break All-Time Highs Based on History

A widely followed crypto strategist is predicting that Bitcoin (BTC) could reach a new all-time high in the next 18-months. (read more)

Ethereum validators earn a record $46M as staking rewards rate surges

Ethereum’s staking rewards rate hits a new high of 8.6%, driven by increased on-chain gas fees due to the memecoin craze. (read more)

German Fintech Unstoppable Finance to Launch Europe’s First ‘DeFi-Native Bank’

Unstoppable says reserves held with the European Central Bank will also underpin its new euro-pegged stablecoin and suite of DeFi banking services. (read more)

Bitcoin Payment Option ‘Is Coming’, Says Liechtenstein’s Prime Minister

The Principality of Liechtenstein may follow suit of several cantons in the neighboring Switzerland by accepting Bitcoin for state services. (read more)

Win for crypto as China’s Supreme Court approves its use to settle debts

Despite China’s existing blanket ban on digital assets, the regulation of its cryptocurrency sector continues to evolve with new development. (read more)

Ethereum transaction fees at their highest point since May 2022

Memecoin trading has increased on-chain activity and driven average transaction fees on Ethereum to their highest point since May 2022. (read more)

French senate advances legislation allowing social media influencers to advertise cryptocurrency

French Senate’s Economic Affairs Committee has approved an amendment allowing registered cryptocurrency firms to hire social media influencers for advertising (read more)

Bitcoin Climbs Above $28.5K as Investors Weigh Fresh Bank Woes, Cool Jobs Data

Ether also rose. Equity markets dropped, including stocks of two regional banks. (read more)

Venmo Crypto Transfers Coming in May

Venmo customers will be able to transfer their crypto to friends natively on the app and move their digital holdings to external wallets and exchanges. (read more)

Bitcoin price rallies back after steep sell-off, nears $30,000

The price of bitcoin was up about 7% and ether rose around 6% to trade near $30,000 and $2,000, respectively. (read more)

Apple’s outside payments ban ruled as unlawful in likely win for NFTs and crypto

Apple’s forced use of its own system for in-app purchases was deemed to violate the law by a California appeals court which could be a win for crypto and NFT projects looking to add functionality to their iOS apps. (read more)

Crypto Industry Revenue Expected to Double in 2023

The US is projected to be the region with the highest crypto-driven revenue in 2023, with an expected $17.96 billion coming in this year. (read more)

Visa reveals “ambitious crypto product roadmap”

Visa’s Head of Crypto has announced that the global digital payments company has an “ambitious crypto product roadmap,” for blockchains and stablecoins. (read more)

Here’s When We Can Get Optimistic About Crypto Markets Again, According to Analyst Benjamin Cowen

Widely followed crypto analyst Benjamin Cowen says now likely isn’t the time to be expecting a full-blown bull market for Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto. (read more)

Ethereum Whale Abruptly Moves Over $313,000,000 in ETH – Here’s Where the Crypto Is Headed

An Ethereum (ETH) whale is suddenly moving hundreds of millions of dollars worth of ETH as the smart contract platform dips below $2,000. (read more)

Coinbase gets Bermuda license, plans to launch offshore exchange in coming weeks

Coinbase’s disclosure that it’s received a license to operate in Bermuda comes at a time when the U.S. crypto industry is exploring offshore alternatives. (read more)

Crypto Companies May Use a Supreme Court Doctrine to Push Back Against SEC: Lawyer

The high court’s “major questions doctrine” could be used to limit the regulator’s actions against crypto, said Jason Gottlieb, a partner at Morrison Cohen LLP. (read more)

Ether Hits 11-Month High As Shapella Gains Add Up Despite Over 1 Million ETH Withdrawals

All eyes are now fixed on Ethereum (ETH) after the Shanghai upgrade, allowing validators to withdraw their staked assets from the network (read more)

Asia Could Dominate 80% of Web3 Gaming: Report

When it comes to Web3, a new study suggests a free-to-play mobile game has incredible potential in the burgeoning Japanese market. (read more)

Google Trends Data Shows Bitcoin Search Interest Surged This Week Amid 10-Month Price High

According to worldwide data from Google Trends, the search term “bitcoin” has reached a score of 93 out of 100 in the last seven days. (read more)

Another Bitcoin Indicator Hints At Explosive BTC Price Growth

Bitcoin has been known to defy expectations repeatedly, and the latest indication suggests that it might just be gearing up for another (read more)

75% of Crypto Holders Own NFTs, Survey Says

The survey suggested that of the people who own NFTs, just over a quarter are “avid collectors” — which according to the study, means they hold more than 51 NFTs. (read more)

History Indicates April is The Bull Month For Crypto Industry

April is expected to be an exciting month for investors in the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin has already seen a 23% increase in March. (read more)

Institutional Interest in Crypto ETFs Cooled but Not Gone, Survey Says

48% of institutions surveyed plan to add crypto ETFs to their portfolios in 2023, according to a report by a boutique investment bank. (read more)

7 Real-World NFT Use Cases That Should Be on Your Radar

What do real estate, gaming, Ukraine, Nike, Starbucks, Ticketmaster, Spotify and the Vatican all have in common? You can guess... (read more)

Bitcoin Chain Data Says No Sign Of FUD Among Binance Users

Despite CFTC suing Binance, Bitcoin on-chain data has so far shown no signs of FUD developing among traders on the cryptocurrency exchange. (read more)

Japanese firms collaborate on yen-backed stablecoin, China signals an openness to blockchain technology

Japan’s largest bank is working on an interoperable yen-backed stablecoin while the Chinese government is taking a more open stance toward blockchain technology. (read more)

Crypto Wave Gaining Momentum In Germany: Network Of 1,200 Banks To Offer Bitcoin

Deutsche WertpapierService Bank (Dwpbank), a provider of securities processing to approximately 1,200 banks in Germany, plans to launch a new platform called wpNex. This platform will offer Bitcoin access to all affiliated retail customers in the latter half of 2023. (read more)

XRP, LTC, XMR and AVAX show bullish signs as Bitcoin battles to hold $28K

While most major cryptocurrencies are witnessing a pullback, Bitcoin, XRP, LTC, XMR and AVAX are trying to buck the trend. (read more)

Bitcoin corrects on Fed rate hike, but bulls are prepared for Friday’s $1.2B options expiry

Bitcoin price took a step back as the Fed hiked interest rates and the SEC cracked down on Coinbase and Tron, but bulls are still favored in this week’s BTC options expiry. (read more)

Bitcoin Emerges as Safe Haven as Traditional Finance Faces Turmoil

Conflicting data creates the question of how the Fed will react to both rising inflation and failing banks - and whether bitcoin will be a lifeboat. (read more)

Bloomberg Analyst Says Bitcoin Could Be Kicking Off New Supercycle As BTC Outperforms Gold

Bloomberg’s senior macro strategist Mike McGlone says that Bitcoin (BTC) vastly outperforming gold may be indicative of a new supercycle for the king cryptocurrency. (read more)

Animoca’s Yat Siu Says Crypto Is Becoming A ‘Safety Net’ Amid Banking Crisis

The chairman of Asia’s largest blockchain investor thinks volatile cryptocurrencies are a relatively safe investment as the traditional financial world is rocked by the Credit Suisse turmoil and the failure of a string of U.S. banks. (read more)

Bitcoin surges past $28,000 after UBS deal to buy Credit Suisse

Bitcoin surged on Sunday night after the announcement that UBS will buy Credit Suisse, setting the stage for a potential risk-on rally. Bitcoin recently was... (read more)

Why this ‘winter’ won’t stop the growing crypto e-commerce adoption

From fast and inexpensive fees to secure transactions and a lack of chargebacks, crypto payments offer a multitude of benefits for retailers. (read more)

Bitcoin Explodes to $26,000, Crypto Market Surge Triggers $320,000,000 in Liquidations

Bitcoin’s remarkable rise amid the backdrop of failing American banks continues, with the top cryptocurrency now shattering the $26,000 level. (read more)

Bitcoin is up over 22% since the low last week

Bitcoin moved up to a swing areaThe price bitcoin is currently trading just short of the $24,000 level. The high price reach $24,618. (read more)

Bitcoin price makes comeback above $20,000 after $422 million in BTC options were liquidated

Bitcoin price suffered a drawdown in response to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. BTC dropped to a five-week low, nosediving below the psychologic (read more)

Starbucks Serves Up Its First Premium NFTs at $100 a Pop

After its free NFTs garnered significant value, the Polygon-based Starbucks Odyssey platform is dropping its first paid collectible. (read more)

Coinbase Unveils “Wallet as A Service” To Drive Mass Web3 Adoption

Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S. has unveiled “Wallet as a Service” (WaaS) - a new wallet that seeks to onboard (read more)

Binance.US Can Move Ahead With Plan to Acquire Voyager Digital’s Assets, Judge Rules

The bankruptcy judge in the Voyager Digital case chose to allow the deal with Binance.US over objections from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and state regulators. (read more)

Amazon to Reportedly Debut NFT Marketplace Next Month

Anyone without access to cryptocurrency wallets like MetaMask may still purchase NFTs by using Amazon’s NFT service. Read it on. (read more)

Court Dismisses Civil Complaint Against MicroStrategy Chairman and Bitcoin Bull Michael Saylor

A new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reveals that a court has ruled in favor of Michael Saylor in a civil lawsuit lodged against the popular Bitcoin (BTC) bull. (read more)

Ripple Positioned For Positive Outcome In SEC Lawsuit As XRP Army Expects Landmark Court Rulings Soon

The Ripple vs SEC lawsuit has kept many on edge, as a verdict is still yet to be passed. Although Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse (read more)

Binance Unveils New Artificial Intelligence-Powered NFT Generator ‘Bicasso’

The world’s largest crypto exchange by volume is revealing a new non-fungible token (NFT) generator powered by artificial intelligence (AI). (read more)

Gaming Engine Unity Taps MetaMask, Immutable X and Solana for Web3 Developer Tools

The leading platform for game developers introduces an online storefront for decentralized tools, adding support for major Web3 players. (read more)

Cathie Wood: Bitcoin and Ethereum are ‘on the right track,’ despite collapse of several crypto companies

Cathie Wood, chief executive at ARK Invest, reiterated her support for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether on Monday. (read more)

Spotify will create exclusive playlists for NFT owners - How smart Technology changing lives

Spotify is giving a chance to NFT. The music platform is carrying out tests so that the owners of this content can access exclusive playlists. Kingshipa band from the metaverse, was in charge of revealing that this pilot is being carried out and provided details of how the proposal will… (read more)

AI Could Help Build More-Efficient Crypto Markets

Artificial intelligence, once a technological tundra, is now one of the hottest areas of growth for Web3, SingularityDAO’s Marcello Mari and Rafe Tariq write. (read more)

Euro-backed stablecoin, Euro Coin set to trade on Coinbase

A euro-backed stablecoin, EUROC, will be paired against Euro and US dollars Coinbase, with trading slated to go live around 9AM PT Feb. 22. (read more)

Vitalik Buterin proposes ‘stealth addresses’ to enhance Ethereum privacy

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed a new system called “stealth addresses” to enhance privacy on the Ethereum blockchain. (read more)

$48,800,000 in Ethereum Has Now Burned As Second-Largest Crypto Asset Becomes Deflationary

Ethereum’s supply is firmly on the decline amid a significant rise in network activity. The second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap has been a deflationary asset since mid-January, thanks to a recent upgrade known as EIP-1559. (read more)

SEC sues Do Kwon and Terraform Labs for fraud

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a lawsuit against Terraform Labs and its founder Do Kwon for allegedly “orchestra (read more)

Bitcoin passes $24k for 2nd time in February

Bitcoin (BTC) has surpassed $24,100 for the second time this month. As of 10:00 p.m. UTC on Feb. 15, Bitcoin was valued at $24,103. (read more)

No Tax On Crypto Purchases — Texas Proposals Go Big On Digital Assets

A Texas report was released containing exciting and transformative ideas for digital assets. The recommendations are intended to make Texas a leader in the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency space. (read more)

DBS Bank To Provide Crypto Trading In Hong Kong

Singapore-based bank DBS to apply for licence to offer crypto trading services in Hong Kong. Hong Kong has been embracing the crypto industry. (read more)

Block Sizes Exceeding 3 MB Now Common on Bitcoin Blockchain as Ordinal Inscription Demand Rises

In addition to the rising fees, Bitcoin block sizes have regularly exceeded the 3 MB range since the record-setting block #774,628. (read more)

Investors ‘Absolutely Interested’ In Crypto, US Banking Titan BNY Mellon Says

According to the banking and payments forecasts of GlobalData research for 2023, prominent banks will continue to integrate crypto and digital assets into (read more)

Binance Is Organizing a Consortium to Try to Rebuild Trust in Crypto

Several companies have already signed up to join, including other crypto exchanges and blockchain analytics firms, according to a person familiar with the plans. (read more)

Crypto Firms Rush To Help Earthquake Victims

Binance, which partnered with Ukrainian companies ANC and VARUS amid the war with Russia, “working on a solution” to aid earthquake victims. (read more)

Meme Coin Economy Swells by $5.8 Billion in Less Than a Month, Suggesting Demand for Meme Tokens Still High

The meme coin economy has grown significantly over the past 27 days, increasing 34.52% against the U.S. dollar. The largest meme coin by market capitalization, dogecoin, has risen 29.5% in the past mo... (read more)

Goldman Sachs Ranks Bitcoin As World Best Performing Asset

Ahead of Gold, the S&P 500, and others, banking giant Goldman Sachs ranks Bitcoin (BTC) in the top 1 best-performing asset year-to-date (read more)

Bitcoin on pace for best month since October 2021 as traders eye $25,000

Bitcoin has gained nearly 40% this year as the world’s largest cryptocurrency is on track for its best month since 2021. (read more)

Losses from crypto ransomware shrink 40% as victims stop paying

Ransomware lifespans have dropped, from an average of 153 active days in 2021 to 70 in 2022. Read more at (read more)

Skybridge Capital Founder: The Time to Invest in Crypto Is Now

Anthony Scaramucci says long-term investors should keep a three- to five-year time frame and ignore day-to-day price movements. (read more)

Developers Are Still Flocking To Crypto Amid Its Brutal Winter

Despite a rash of bankruptcies, hacks and dismal year for crypto prices, full-time open-source crypto developers reached an all-time high of 23,000 according to Electric Capital. (read more)

Bitcoin price surges as crypto continues a 2023 comeback

Bitcoin broke through the $21,000 mark in early Monday trading, a considerable price movement from a low of $16,000 at the beginning of the year. (read more)

One of the largest US colleges has started teaching students about Bitcoin

Classroom acceptance of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency courses continues to grow, with Texas A&M now becoming the latest US college to offer a Bitcoin course to some of its 74,000+ students.The news was a (read more)

Bitcoin jumps above $19,000 to highest level since November on cooling U.S. inflation

The world’s largest digital currency climbed above $18,000 for the first time since Dec. 14, increasing in value by about 5% in the last 24 hours. (read more)

UK government supports stablecoins, gears up to become Europe’s crypto hub

The UK government’s crypto regulation could be 2023 according to experts. As the country speeds up its departure from European Union (EU) payments and (read more)

Hong Kong Reaffirms Commitment to Become Regional Crypto Hub

Hong Kong has reaffirmed its commitment to become a regional crypto hub following the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX. (read more)

Bitcoin Prices Rally Over 4% After Bank Of Japan Announces Policy Shift

Bitcoin prices pushed higher today after markets responded to news that the Bank of Japan doubled its target range for the yields on 10-year government bonds. (read more)

PayPal Partners With Crypto Firm ConsenSys To Create Convenient Way To Buy Ethereum (ETH)

Crypto firm ConsenSys is announcing a new partnership with payments giant PayPal to create a convenient way for investors to purchase Ethereum (ETH). (read more)

Crypto wallet use rose 6% to 85 million in 2022

A Huobi Research Institute shows that the number of crypto wallet users rose from 80 million in 2021 to 85 million by the close of 2022. (read more)

Opera launches security tools to protect users against malicious Web3 actors

Web3 browser Opera has announced a new set of security tools intended to help its users mitigate common risks associated with malicious actors in the Web3 ecosystem. (read more)

MetaMask and PayPal join forces to offer crypto onramp to select users

The service will go live for select U.S. based PayPal users, allowing them to log into the app from MetaMask to purchase or transfer ETH. (read more)

Binance resumes USDC stablecoin withdrawals after temporary pause

Binance has resumed processing withdrawals requests of the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin after pausing them for several hours. (read more)

60% of Americans see crypto investing as highly risky—but millennials are still its biggest fans

The majority of Americans believe crypto investing is highly risky, per a CNBC Make It survey. Younger adults are still the biggest crypto fans. (read more)

Gas Usage of Ethereum Layer 2 Networks Touches All-time Monthly High

Gas usage in Ethereum Layer 2 networks touches an all-time monthly high, with over double the consumption in the last six months. Read more about it on Coin Edition. (read more)

Research: Comparing the 2022 bear market to 2018

Roughly 3 million BTC flooded exchanges during the 2018 bear market; however, unprecedented amounts of BTC have left exchanges during 2022. (read more)

Crypto Is a Top Investment Priority for 30% Of Canadian Millennials

A survey was conducted by @HelloSafe_CA to find which #investment solutions are preferred by Canadians in 2022 as #digitalinvestment grew by $200million between 2021 and 2022. (read more)

Coinbase survey shows 62% of investors increased allocations

The 2022 Digital Assets Outlook Survey shows that 62% of investors who are currently invested in crypto increased their allocations in the past 12 months compared to 12% who decreased allocations. (read more)

Grayscale holds 635K BTC as Coinbase Custody reveals holdings

Spotlighted investment vehicle, Greyscale is revealed to hold roughly $10B worth of Bitcoin after failure to produce proof of reserves (read more)

Binance’s Bitcoin Reserve Stash Nears 600,000, Company’s BTC Cache Is Now the Largest Held by an Exchange

Metrics from cryptoquant indicate that Binance’s bitcoin reserves stash reached an all-time high of 582,511 bitcoin on Nov. 19, 2022. (read more)

Binance’s CZ Looking Into Acquiring Genesis Loan Book: Source

Binance founder Changpeng Zhao has begun reaching out for more information on the state of the Genesis balance sheet, a source told Blockworks. (read more)

On-Chain Data Shows Investors Waiting, Changing Custody Behavior

Trust in exchanges is understandably low after the collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX. Investors might trust the asset more than the entity that holds them. (read more)

Crypto Firm Binance Wants to Prove It Won’t End Up Like FTX

Binance will be Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin’s ‘guinea pig’ for ‘proof-of-reserve’ while the exchange starts a ‘crypto recovery fund.’ (read more)

Binance CEO Zhao Pushes for Crypto Self-Custody; Trust Wallet Token Soars 80% to Record

“Self-custody is a fundamental human right,” Zhao tweeted, encouraging people to use the company’s Trust Wallet to take control of their coins. (read more)

Solana’s SOL Surges After Blockchain’s Foundation Delays Plan to Unstake Tokens

A record amount of SOL was unstaked as investors reclaimed their tokens from the blockchain’s security mechanism. But it could have been a lot more. The SOL price jumped 27%. (read more)

Crypto’s FTX CEO looking at all options as Binance deal collapses

FTX Chief Executive Officer Sam Bankman-Fried told employees he was exploring all options for his firm after a deal with cryptocurrency exchange Binance collapsed on Wednesday. (read more)

Crypto Will Eventually Enjoy Mass Adoption, Mastercard CEO Says

Crypto assets like the Bitcoin, altcoins such as Ethereum, stablecoins and non-fungible tokens share one objective: to be be part of the global mainstream (read more)

Crypto no longer in top 10 most-cited potential risks: US central bank report

Out of the 14 factors that pose a financial risk, crypto stands at the 11th position — revealing a change in investor mindset. (read more)

DappRadar Report Shows NFTs Are Still In demand

One of the popular sectors in the digital asset world is Non-fungible tokens. NFTs find utility in the real world as means to store and trade digital assets. (read more)

Mastercard adds 7 blockchain startups to its crypto accelerator

Mastercard has chosen another seven industry startups for its Start Path program in order to promote the adoption of crypto and blockchain technology. (read more)

Bloomberg Strategist Says Laws of Supply and Demand To Boost Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Prices

Bloomberg Intelligence’s senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone is bullish on the top two largest cryptocurrencies by market cap. (read more)

Dogecoin has been revived with a $10 billion surge since Elon Musk purchased Twitter

Elon Musk has long been a fan of dogecoin, having cheered its rise amid the recent crypto boom and joked about it during his guest SNL appearance. (read more)

Bitcoin Nearing Retest Of Realized Price, Will Bulls Break Resistance This Time?

Data shows Bitcoin is now approaching another retest of the realized price, will the bulls be able to blow through the resistance this time? Bitcoin’s (read more)

‘Rich Dad’ R. Kiyosaki explains what will crash economy, calls for Bitcoin accumulation

Robert Kiyosaki believes that the ongoing Federal Reserve policies to contain inflation are acting as a catalyst for an economic crash. (read more)

Google Launches Blockchain Node Engine, Says ‘Ethereum Will Be the First Blockchain Supported’

The product is a “fully managed node-hosting service” that can be leveraged by crypto companies and Web3 service providers. (read more)

Crypto Market Cap Surpasses $1 Trillion as Altcoins Surge

The crypto market cap has surpassed the $1 Trillion mark. ETH, DOGE, and TON have supported BTC in pushing the market cap up. (read more)

Southeast Asia Leads the World in Crypto Adoption, Propelled by Play-to-Earn Gaming

Games like Axie Infinity and cross-border crypto transfer applications push “lower middle income” nations to global leadership in crypto adoption. (read more)

It’s Time For Another Huge Bitcoin Breakout, Says Strategist Who Correctly Predicted BTC Slump This Year

Il Capo of Crypto, a popular crypto trader who foresaw the market meltdown earlier this year, now claims bitcoin is on the verge of (read more)

Stablecoin Issuer Tether to Make USDT Available at 24,000 ATMs in Brazil

The conversion of tether to Brazilian reals and vice versa will be managed by local crypto services provider SmartPay in conjunction with TecBan, which owns the ATMs. (read more)

Will crypto adoption skyrocket in Japan with relaxed crypto rules and easy listing

Bloomberg reported that Japan is prepared to further relax cryptocurrency rules and make the listing process for digital assets easier. This is expect (read more)

Europe Set to Roll Out Energy Efficiency Labels for Blockchains

The move could prove beneficial for more environmentally-friendly blockchains that use proof-of-stake, such as Ethereum or Solana. (read more)

Mastercard will help banks offer cryptocurrency trading

Mastercard is launching a program to let financial institutions offer cryptocurrency trading to their clients. (read more)

Ex-Morgan Stanley CEO admits crypto could be ‘a huge way’ powering monetary transactions

Ex-Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack has acknowledged that in the coming decades, cryptocurrencies will be “a huge way powering transactions. (read more)

Bitcoin recovers above $19,000 after finding a new low for the month

Cryptocurrency prices fell below $19,000 on Thursday to new October lows after key U.S. inflation data came in hotter than expected. (read more)

Share of Americans invested in cryptocurrency grows by 125% despite crypto winter

In particular, data acquired by Finbold indicates that as of the 2022 summer season, 18% of Americans had invested in different cryptos. (read more)

Crypto May Be the Future of Investing, Says Bank of America Survey

A new Bank of America study reveals that millennials are allocating more of their portfolios to alternative assets like cryptocurrencies. (read more)

Why Bitcoin Will Bloom In A Higher Inflation Environment

The economic conditions that allowed Bitcoin to skyrocket from a multi-year low at $3,000 to an all-time high at $69,000 have ended. (read more)

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Says Institutional Interest in Crypto Growing Despite Bear Market

The head of the largest US-based cryptocurrency exchange says institutional buyers are still into crypto amid the crypto winter. (read more)

Japan Launches Headlong Into Metaverse To Revitalize Economy

Japan will prioritize investments in digital technology, including NFT) and the metaverse, its prime minister tells legislature. (read more)

DogeCoin Surges 8% On News That Elon Musk Will Buy Twitter

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk is proposing to buy Twitter Inc. for $25 billion, or $54.20 a share, Bloomberg and other media outlets have reported. The (read more)

Institutions Are Buying Bitcoin Despite Extreme Fear in Crypto Market

Despite retail reluctance, major institutional investors, like the New York Digital Currency Group (NYDIG), are still betting on bitcoin. (read more)

Mark Cuban Envisions Some Of The Biggest Crypto Opportunities Ahead

Dallas Mavericks owner and investor Mark Cuban recently said that most of his investments are focused on and around cryptocurrencies. (read more)

Bitcoin in ‘HODL’ hits a 5-year high as investors remain unaffected by market volatility

Bitcoin investors are opting for the ‘HODL’ investment strategy with macroeconomic factors outweighing the general crypto market. (read more)

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Reverses Course Again, Trades Towards 20-Day Moving Average

Digital asset markets are navigating a challenging environment of high inflation, inverse correlations to the U.S. dollar, increasing interest rates and higher consumer debt. (read more)

Binance’s CZ: Here’s how to weather the crypto winter

Having weathered the last crypto winter, I have learned a few things about how to lead a company through market volatility and uncertainty. (read more)

Crypto Exchange Binance Eyes Return to Japan 4 Years After Exit: Report

The world’s largest crypto exchange Binance will apply for a license this time, as Japan looks set to adopt Web3-friendly policies. (read more)

Analyst Predicts Big Correction in Tech Stocks That Drags Bitcoin With It – Here’s His Downside Target

A widely followed crypto analyst is predicting a massive correction in tech stocks that would drive the value of Bitcoin (BTC) to new bear market lows. (read more)

Bitcoin Spot Volume Remains Elevated With Price At Deep Discounts

On-chain data shows the Bitcoin spot trading volume has remained elevated recently as the price of the crypto has observed deep discounts. (read more)

Ethereum PoW Forks Fall 66% In Just Days

Data shows the Ethereum Proof-of-Work forks have sharply fallen down in the few days following the merge. Ethereum PoW Forks Have Fallen 66% In Just Five (read more)

Nasdaq To Offer Institutional Crypto Custody Service With Plans for Expansion: Report

The second-largest stock exchange in the world is reportedly going to offer crypto custody services to institutional investors. (read more)

Ripple Lawyers Should Feel Confident in XRP Lawsuit Summary Judgement, Says Crypto Legal Expert

Prominent XRP-supporting attorney John Deaton says that Ripple Labs’ general counsel has reason to be confident as the company moves to end its lawsuit with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (read more)

Vietnam leads global crypto adoption, US comes fifth

According to the survey, emerging nations continued to dominate the adoption index this year as they did the year before. (read more)

Bloomberg Strategist Says Bitcoin, Ethereum and Crypto To Outperform Once One Macro Event Unfolds

Bloomberg’s closely followed senior commodities strategist, Mike McGlone, is expressing bullish sentiment on crypto assets once inflation is wiped out. (read more)

Volatility expected as $490M in ETH options expire shortly after the Ethereum Merge

The outcome of the Ethereum Merge will be a primary price drive that dictates whether ETH bears profit from this week’s options expiry. (read more)

How Much Higher Will the Price of Ethereum Increase After the Merger?

Since the Merge is anticipated to be finished between September 15 and 20, Ethereum 2.0 is currently in its final stages. Systems on the blockchain will convert from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake as (read more)

Ethereum Blockchain’s Upgrade May Lead to Greater Institutional Adoption of Ether: Bank of America

Investors who are barred from buying tokens that run on proof-of-work systems may be able to buy ether after the blockchain switches to proof-of-stake, the bank said. (read more)

Binance Coin Surpasses 1 Billion Trading Volume After BNB Network Upgrade

There is strength in numbers and Binance Coin (BNB) has proven that time and again with its robust community of Bitcoin enthusiasts whose faith in the (read more)

Tether’s Lead Over USDC Hits $16B as Binance Moves to Limit Stablecoin Competitors

The market cap gap between Tether and USDC had narrowed to $10 billion earlier this year. (read more)

Crypto market maturing, KPMG says

The crypto and blockchain sector continues to show signs of maturity, despite global and ecosystem challenges, audit, tax and professional services firm (read more)

Bitcoin declared ‘dead’ by media 461 times, yet new data hints at another scenario

Questions concerning Bitcoin continue to be raised as the flagship digital asset battles to maintain support above $20,000. (read more)

In anticipation of a merge, the Ethereum network attracts more than 70,000 new addresses

An important cryptocurrency project event is regarded as the forthcoming Ethereum merger. The community believes that this will play a big role in driving up the price of ETH in the future. As a resul (read more)

In Bear Crypto Markets, All Roads Lead To Bitcoin

Bitcoin might be the world’s strongest decentralized network, but is it the best candidate for hosting DeFi? Bear markets were made for building and all eyes are on The Merge. When the market rallies again, we’ll know whether DeFi and Bitcoin have a shared future or are destined to remain estranged. (read more)

Japan proposes easing crypto taxes in a bid to strengthen the economy

Japan’s regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), is proposing easing the corporate crypto tax in the country to strengthen the economy (read more)

Reddit co-founder’s VC fund to invest $177 million into crypto sector as ‘everything is on sale’

Seven Seven Six, the venture capital firm by Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian is planning to make its first direct entry into the crypto space. (read more)

The Merge Gets A Soft Date As Ethereum Devs Complete Upgrade Of All Public Testnets

Ethereum’s transition from a proof of work to a proof of stake consensus network is almost here. According to an announcement (read more)

Inflation Hedge or Not, Bitcoin’s True Value Is Separation of Money and State

Inflationary forces are still out there and investors are thinking about how best to protect themselves. Is bitcoin a way to do that? (read more)

Rare Signal Emerges Hinting Now Is The Best Time To Buy Bitcoin

The time-tested hash ribbons indicator flagged a rare buy signal on Friday, suggesting now is the best time to buy bitcoin. (read more)

Institutional Investors Didn’t Sell Their Crypto Holdings Despite Market-Wide Selloff

Despite a massive market-wide selloff, digital asset investment products saw minor outflows last week. Digital Asset Fund Flows. (read more)

Ethereum staking explodes ahead of the Merge, 13.3 million ETH on the deposit contract

The Ethereum Merge, scheduled for mid-September, is drawing closer, as the volume of ETH deposited in the contract explodes. ETH2 staking addresses ha (read more)

Top Talent from Traditional Finance Is Shifting to Crypto

Despite BTC sell-off and a significant drop in total value locked (TVL), talent is migrating from traditional finance to the crypto space. (read more)

SHIB, Dogecoin Up Double-Digits Over the Week

Although Dogecoin and Shiba Inu posted losses in the past 24 hours, both meme coins are still boasting solid gains over the last week. (read more)

Community-Led Protocol Antelope Makes a Giant Leap to Fork and Rebrand EOSIO

Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - August 17, 2022) - Antelope, a community-run blockchain protocol, has announced its decision to fork from EOSIO 2.0 and... (read more)

Biggest Ethereum Whale Makes Nearly $1,000,000,000 in Less Than a Month As ETH Cracks $2,000

The richest wallet on the Ethereum (ETH) network increased in value by almost a billion dollars over the past 30 days on the back of strong ETH rallies. (read more)

Monero (XMR) Climbs Over 7% Before Weekend Hard Fork

Monero (XMR) price has surged by as much as 7% in a matter of 24 hours before network upgrade or hard fork on August 13. XMR climbs by over 7% overnight (read more)

Binance holds the most amount of Bitcoin on exchanges after roles have reversed with Coinbase

The amount of Bitcoin held by Binance and Coinbase has been following a falling trend since the beginning of the year. In May, Binance’s Bitcoin holdings started to spike while Coinbase’s keeps falling. (read more)

USDT volume on exchanges up 20% in 3 months

Tether’s USDT volume on crypto exchanges is up over 20% within the last three months according to new data from Santiment. (read more)

Reddit is forging ahead with blockchain adoption push with FTX partnership

Reddit has partnered with FTX Pay to allow users to buy ETH with fiat to pay for gas fees associated with Community Points transactions. (read more)

Cardano Price Eyes 30% Rally As ADA Accumulation Accelerates Among Whales and Sharks

ADA’s performance in the past few weeks has been impressive, with network activity reaching new heights as bullish sentiments remain (read more)

We’ll Use 1M ETH Stash to Support Ethereum Fork, Justin Sun Pledges

As some crypto community members consider forking Ethereum in the lead-up to the Merge, Justin Sun has weighed in to pledge his support. (read more)

Why the Inevitable Crypto Winter May Not Be As Bad as It Sounds

The crypto bear market is finally here, and all-time highs look ever more like distant sweet dreams. Bitcoin (BTC) is down over 70% from its highs, Ethereum (ETH) by almost 80% and so is virtually every other coin. (read more)

Solana Unicorn Magic Eden Expands NFT Marketplace to Ethereum

Recently valued at $1.6 billion, Magic Eden will begin its multi-chain expansion with Ethereum in the coming weeks. (read more)

Nearly $140 Billion in Stablecoins Poised to Re-enter Crypto Markets

Crypto markets stabilized in July with no final capitulation event as many had predicted. There is now a large sum sitting in stablecoins waiting to re-enter markets when the time is right. (read more)

Ethereum Could Unexpectedly Explode Back to New All-Time Highs Amid ETH 2.0 Hype, Says Top Trader

A widely followed crypto analyst says that Ethereum (ETH) could pull off an unexpected rally back to its highs around $4,800 when hype over the ETH 2.0 merge builds up. (read more)

Crypto Futures Market Sees $400m Flushed As Bitcoin Breaks $23k

Data shows the crypto futures market has observed more than $400 million in liquidations during the last 24 hours as Bitcoin breaks above $23k. (read more)

Research: Stablecoin supply on exchanges reaches all-time high

Analyzing the data reveals that the stablecoin supply on exchanges tends to increase significantly when uncertainty hits the market. (read more)

Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX is in talks to buy crypto exchange Bithumb, continuing its acquisition spree

Talks of another acquisition are part of FTX and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s aggressive acquisition approach amid a major downturn in the crypto market. (read more)

Ethereum Weekly Exchange Net Flow Points To Growing Accumulation Trend

Ethereum had been one of the largest winners of the rally that rocked the crypto market last week. The network had seen a boost when one of the developers (read more)

Ethereum(ETH) To Process 100,000 Transactions Per Second

Vitalik Buterin, the Etherium co-founder mentions that Ethereum(ETH) network will be able to potentially process 100k transactions per second, Read CNL (read more)

Square Enix Backs Zebedee in a $35M Round to Bring Bitcoin-Based Payments to Gaming

Zebedee has completed a $35 million funding round led by Kingsway Capital and backed by Square Enix, and Initial Capital to enable bitcoin-based payments in games. (read more)

Ethereum developers activate the merge on Sepolia testnet

With the Sepolia testnet merge, Ethereum developers have take another step closer to the merge on the main blockchain later this year. (read more)

Crypto Credit Cards Rise as Traditional Credit Cards Get Ditched

Crypto credit cards are on the move: traditional credit cards using digital fiat are being ditched in favor of crypto rewards credit cards. (read more)

Cardano, Solana, Polkadot and Four More Altcoins Are Top Smart Contract Platform Holdings for Grayscale

Crypto asset management giant Grayscale has updated its smart contract platform holdings as the digital asset markets consolidate well below their all-time highs. (read more)

Massive Bitcoin Outflows Rock Crypto Exchanges, Spelling Ultra-Bullish Sentiments For BTC

After hinting at recovering later on Monday, Bitcoin managed to regain its perch above $20,000 and hold atop that level through mid-week. (read more)

Ethereum Transaction Fees Dip to Lowest Since December 2020, Bitcoin Fees Relatively Stable

The depressed state of the crypto market has also taken its toll on transaction fees, with Ethereum (ETH) fees now finally coming down to lows not seen since December 2020 -- while Bitcoin (BTC) fees remained around the same low level they have been at for the past year. (read more)

DoorDash and Uber Eats Partners BitPay to Accept Crypto Payments

DoorDash and Uber Eats have recently partnered with BitPay to allow customers to order food and pay with crypto, giving three easy options to do so (read more)

Laminate This: What to Say to Crypto Haters

Tired of clueless pundits and friends dredging up the same old talking points about why crypto is all a scam? Pull out this document. (read more)

FTX Close to Buying BlockFi for Just $25M

The beleaguered crypto lender was reportedly close to finalizing a down round valuing it at $1 billion earlier this month. (read more)

Crypto winter wipes out large chunk of North Korea’s weapons program funding

Back in 2018, a Singapore-based US citizen and member of the Ethereum Foundation advised North Korea on how to use cryptocurrencies to work around US sanctions. Now... (read more)

North Korea’s $400M Crypto Losses Could Hurt Its Nuclear Weapons Program: Report

North Korea’s ill-gotten crypto gains have plunged in value—which could impact on its nuclear weapons program, according to a new report. (read more)

Crypto more popular than mutual funds among millennials, survey shows

An Alto survey shows that 70% of millennials who own crypto and have an individual retirement account hold their assets in their IRA. (read more)

Uniswap Announces Acquisition of NFT Marketplace Aggregator Genie

Uniswap (CRYPTO: UNI) has acquired Genie, an NFT marketplace aggregator. What Happened: Despite the recent plunge in NFT prices, Uniswap, a cryptocurrency exchange using a decentralized network protocol, announced on Tuesaday that it has moved to acquire Genie. (read more)

GameFi continues to grow despite crypto winter

The report also gave several examples for how GameFi projects are utilizing crypto assets for reasons other than speculation. (read more)

Bitcoin Suisse Director says crypto market is forming a bottom

The crypto market is close to a point where some of the real excess leverage has been driven out of the system, Bitcoin Suisse Director Giles Keating said. (read more)

5 indicators traders can use to know when a crypto bear market is ending

Calling a market bottom is impossible, but traders can use these five indicators to get an early signal of when a bear market is close to ending. (read more)

Cardano’s ‘Decoupling’ Sets It Out For Massive Bull Rally As Pundits Envision $10 ADA Price

The ongoing crypto winter has thrust Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano, and most cryptocurrencies into an excruciating downtrend for the (read more)

Here’s why crypto experts are shrugging off the bitcoin crash

With bitcoin’s drop, the status of cryptocurrency as “digital gold” may be changing, and it has investors worried. (read more)

Crypto Winter Layoffs? Binance Is Hiring While Most Exchanges Are Firing, CEO Says

Many of Binance’s competitors, including Coinbase, have recently announced significant staff reductions. (read more)

Bitcoin price falls below its ‘realized price’ but is it time to buy the dip?

Another wave of selling hit BTC and sent its price to lows not seen since December 2020. Does on-chain data suggest this dip is worth buying? (read more)

Tron DAO Reserve buys $50M of Bitcoin and TRX to add to USDD reserves

The purchase was announced in a tweet saying it was meant to “safeguard the overall blockchain industry and crypto market.” (read more)

Ethereum’s Merge Upgrade Goes Live Today on Ropsten Testnet

In a historic move, Ethereum’s longest-running testnet called Ropsten is transitioning to a proof-of-stake algorithm on Wednesday. (read more)

Ethereum’s Ropsten test merge expected to initiate in next 48 hours

Ropsten is about to undergo its transition to proof of stake — as one of the final tests ahead of the merge on the main Ethereum blockchain. (read more)

Market Wrap: Cryptos Climb Amid Lower Volatility; Sentiment Improves

So far, BTC has avoided significant price drops. But option traders are protecting against the downside. (read more)

This Week in Coins: Markets Flatten, Kanye Files Web3 Trademarks, Eurovision Winners Donate Ethereum to Ukraine

Also: The Bank of England announced plans for stablecoin “oversight,” and The Weeknd is teaming up with Binance. (read more)

Bitcoin, Ethereum Fall 5% as Markets Slump Into Correction Territory

The prices of Bitcoin and Ethereum, the world’s two biggest cryptocurrencies, dropped by about 5% each in the past 24 hours. (read more)

Solana blockchain suffers new network outage

The Solana development team has asked validators to prepare to reboot the blockchain. (read more)

Cardano Jumps 29% as Bitcoin, Ethereum Recover

Amid a recovering crypto market, the token underpinning the Cardano blockchain is up nearly 30% on the day. (read more)

Bitcoin Begins a New Week by Hitting Above $31K

Bitcoin posted a strong start to the week, rising to over $31,000 while U.S. equity markets were closed for the Memorial Day holiday. (read more)

Ethereum’s Merge is Coming and the Stakes Couldn’t Be Higher

The most important upgrade in blockchain history is slated for August. And the outcome of the Ethereum merge has huge implications for all of crypto. (read more)

Mass Adoption of Crypto Assets Is Coming, Predicts Mastercard Executive

A corporate vice president at one of the leading credit card companies is weighing on what it would take for the industry to adopt blockchain technology on a mass scale. (read more)

Analyst Who Called 2021 Bitcoin Crash Unveils Realistic Price Path to New BTC All-Time High

A closely followed crypto analyst known for accurately calling the crash of May 2021 is laying out a realistic price path for Bitcoin (BTC) to follow to new all-time highs. (read more)

Just in: Federal Reserve reveals 12% of U.S. adults own crypto

A new survey by the Federal Reserve indicates that as of 2021, about 12% of the United States adults held different cryptocurrencies. (read more)

DeFi Evangelists Still Bullish, Despite Terra Meltdown

DeFi proponents continue to champion algorithmic stablecoins, despite Terra’s recent collapse and general apprehension around stablecoins. (read more)

Bitcoin price predictions abound as traders focus on the next BTC halving cycle

Traders still anticipate BTC prices above $100,000, but a closer look at the BTC halving cycle chart suggests that a sharper downside move will occur first. (read more)

Crypto Adoption Rises in Argentina Despite Strict Central Bank Regulations

The Central bank of Argentina imposes strict rules to ban the crypto related services besides the rise of crypto adoption in the country. (read more)

China Reemerges as Top Mining Hub a Year After Blanket Ban

China has jumped back to one of the top mining hubs in the world despite a crackdown on operations by the country’s government last year. (read more)

Crypto Investors Buy Market Dip, Weekly Inflows Hit Record High

The crypto market has plunged to its lowest level in approximately 12 months. However, the negative market sentiment has not affected institutional investors. (read more)

Extreme Fear Back In Focus: Is It Time To Buy Bitcoin?

Data shows the Bitcoin market has again fallen back into a state of extreme fear as the price has plummeted down over the past week. Bitcoin Fear And (read more)

Top Trader Says Whales Are Doubling Down on Long Positions As Crypto Markets Get Ready for Reversal

A popular crypto analyst says deep-pocketed investors are doubling down on long positions amid the recent market-wide price collapse. (read more)

El Salvador ‘Buys The Bitcoin Dip’, Splashes Over $15 Million On Fresh BTC Purchase

El Salvador puts its foot on the pedal to increase the size of its BTC holdings. The latest acquisition means the country has purchase (read more)

Cardano Adoption Surges As Number of ADA Wallets Breaks New All-Time High

New data shows that Ethereum challenger Cardano (ADA) is seeing a surge in adoption with the number of ADA wallets hitting a new all-time high despite a shaky April for the smart contract platform. (read more)

Bitcoin Bullish Signal: Netflow Observes Sharp Negative Spike

On-chain data shows Bitcoin netflows have observed a sharp negative spike recently, a sign that could be bullish for the crypto. (read more)

Bitcoin, Ether See ‘Brewing’ Mega Upsurge as US Makes Biggest Interest Rate Rise in 22 Years

On Wednesday, the Fed raised a rare half percentage point interest rate as it races to shrink its $9 trillion asset portfolio. (read more)

Dogecoin Sees Immense Push As Elon Musk Mulls Utilizing DOGE To ‘Defeat The Spam Bots’ On Twitter

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk has been ramping up efforts to solve the perennial problem of Spam Bots on Twitter. Even before purchasing the (read more)

Cuba Approves Crypto Services, Subject to Bank License

Cuba: Central bank has authorized virtual asset service providers and the issuance of cryptocurrencies on the Caribbean island. (read more)

Rio Joins The Party, Brazil Passes Bill To Regulate Cryptocurrencies

After months of anticipation, Brazil has finally passed a bill establishing the country’s crypto framework into law. By year end, it will be operational. (read more)

Central African Republic Launches Legal Framework For Economic Use Of Bitcoin

The Central African Republic is establishing a legal framework that will allow the use of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to be used in the economy. (read more)

Stripe test lets Twitter creators get paid in cryptocurrency

Stripe is piloting a program that will let creators on Twitter receive payouts in USD Coin, a stablecoin pegged to the US dollar. (read more)

The Use of Cryptos Is Forecasted to Rise by 70% In the US

Cryptocurrency adoption in the United States is picking up pace in 2022. According to the survey by Insider Intelligence that was reported in the Street, 10. (read more)

Ethereum Earned Global Investors $76.3B in Realized Gains in 2021 Thanks to DeFi: Report

Powered by DeFi, Ethereum holders have raked in more realized gains than Bitcoin in 2021, according to a Chainalysis report. (read more)

Ethereum Foundation Report Reveals $1.6B Treasury Holdings

The first Ethereum Foundation report has outlined the non-profit’s ETH holdings, accounting for 80.5% of its $1.6 billion treasury. (read more)

Bitcoin price eyes recovery as whales accumulate massive amounts of BTC

Bitcoin price rally could soon wipe losses of investors over the past two weeks. Analysts evaluate the Bitcoin price trend and set a bullish target at (read more)

75% of Bitcoin wallets are in profit despite bearish market

A new data from Glassnode has revealed that 75% of Bitcoin wallets are currently in profit despite the bearish nature of the market. (read more)

Ethereum’s Shadow Fork Test Successful Ahead of Proof of Stake Upgrade (The Merge)

Ethereum tests on shadow fork prove successful ahead of the much-anticipated upgrade to a proof of stake blockchain network (read more)

Bank Of America Warns of Dire Recession That Could See Cryptos Rocketing to New Highs

As the U.S. economy continues to reel under the pressure of mounting inflation, the Bank of America (BofA) foresees a recession as the FED (read more)

Bitcoin’s 5-year returns outperform world’s major indices average ROI by 1,645%

Bitcoin’s growth in recent years is highlighted by the asset’s significant ROI that has dwarfed major stock market indices over five year. (read more)

40% of youngsters want to use crypto for payments, new research reveals

As many as 40% of 18 to 35 year old people in 11 countries want to use crypto for payments as they are more efficient and safer. (read more)

Bitcoin (BTC) Gearing Up for New Rally As Ethereum (ETH) Takes a Breather: Analyst Michaël van de Poppe

Popular crypto strategist Michaël van de Poppe says Bitcoin (BTC) bulls are setting the stage up for a fresh rally while predicting a shallow pullback for Ethereum (ETH). (read more)

Ether is worth more than $6,000, based on this valuation model

Meanwhile, assets under management in crypto exchange-traded products, or ETPs, could double to $120 billion by 2028, according to a Bloomberg report. (read more)

BitMEX Founder Predicts ETH At $10k - Reveals Why He’s Ditching Bitcoin For Ether and Solana

Arthur Hayes, co-founder of crypto exchange BitMEX is predicting ETH will become a five-digit coin in USD terms before year-end. (read more)

Total Value Locked in Defi Nears Lifetime High, Ethereum’s TVL Dominates by 54%

The TVL in defi is nearing the all-time high (ATH) of $256 billion on December 2, 2021, as it’s only 10.82% under the TVL’s ATH. (read more)

Momentum Is Back in the Crypto World – How High Can These Top Tokens Go?

Here’s what may be in store for top tokens Bitcoin (CRYPTO:BTC) and Ethereum (CRYPTO:ETH) as investors digest uncertainty in the market. The post Momentum Is... (read more)

Crypto will become mainstream say most professional investors: study

Big money managers are changing their tune on crypto — and fast. A majority of professional investors believe that digital assets will become mainstream... (read more)

Bitcoin Bulls Eye $61,000 As BTC Roars Past $47,500 in Classic Textbook Price Pattern

Bitcoin seems to be finally out of the woods after rallying past $45,000 following an eleven-week-long consolidation. As of writing, the (read more)

ETH Due For An Explosive Move As ‘Ethereum Merge’ Google Searches Spike To Unprecedented Highs

After the successful launch of the Ethereum “Merge” on the Kiln testnet on March 15, the community is now excited about the imminent shift to (read more)

Ethereum Bullish Signal: ETH 2.0 Staking Rate Spikes Up

Data shows the staking rate of the Ethereum Proof-of-stake contract (formerly called the ETH 2.0 upgrade) has surged up recently, a sign that could be (read more)

Bitcoin (BTC) Technical Indicators Give Bullish Signal That Previously Preceded 40% Spike

Bitcoin (BTC) has been moving upwards since Jan. 24 and could be in the initial stages of establishing a fresh bullish structure. (read more)

Major banks say customers demand more crypto-related services as interest in digital assets grow

Despite market volatility and regulatory uncertainty Australian banks and financial institutions report considerable interest in crypto. (read more)

Ethereum Whales Pick Up ‘$8 Billion’ Pace While ETH Nears $3000 For The First Time In Weeks

Whale activity has become a source of concern for Ethereum developers in recent days. Despite this, $3K is within the crosshairs for the (read more)

Long-term Bitcoin holders unmoved by market volatility, accumulate instead

Despite the recent cryptocurrency market volatility, the amount of Bitcoin in the wallets of long-term holders is consistently increasing. (read more)

Bitcoin (BTC) Spikes Over Resistance to Trade Above $40,000 Again

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) spiked significantly on March 16, reaching a local high of $41,718. However, it was rejected and has decreased slightly since. (read more)

Crypto adoption to skyrocket in South Korea as President-elect imposes zero taxes on gains

Global crypto market capitalization has increased by $72.8 billion over the past 24 hours. Proponents believe that the market cap could appreciate eve (read more)

Ethereum Whales Are Quietly Accumulating One of ETH’s Biggest Competitors

New on-chain data shows that some of the largest Ethereum whales in existence are investing in one of ETH’s primary competitors. (read more)

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak ‘Feels’ Bitcoin Will Be Worth $100,000

Despite its rollercoaster ride in the market, there are always people who remain steadfast in their belief in Bitcoin. One of them is a pillar of tech (read more)

Stripe launches payments support for crypto businesses, partners with FTX

Stripe has rolled out payment support for crypto businesses including a partnership with FTX that also involves helping it with KYC. (read more)

Skybridge Capital Founder Says $100K Bitcoin is Within Reach As He Shares Trajectory For $500,000

Anthony Scaramucci, the founder of Skybridge Capital, once again reiterated his stance that Bitcoin would reach the $500,000 price point. (read more)

Visa’s embrace of crypto is starting to pay off

With $1 billion-plus spent on its crypto-linked cards in the first half of 2021, the payments giant is reaping the rewards of its focus on fintech. (read more)

‘Governments Have Unintentionally Created The Perfect Environment For Bitcoin To Thrive’ — DCG’s Silbert

Bitcoin has been seeing astronomical levels of adoption that its proponents have attributed to several factors. According to Barry Silbert (read more)

Why Ethereum May Retest The $2,500 Support Level

Ethereum has been on. A declining trend like the rest of the market but the leading smart contract platform has been on the receiving end of one of the (read more)

Crypto is set to get a big boost from the ruble’s collapse and the growing market share of stablecoins, JPMorgan says

The reality for Russian citizens over the past week has been a significant loss in purchasing power and a run on several banks. (read more)

Crypto Donations To Ukraine Top $52 Million As Funds Pour In From Bitcoin, Ether, PolkaDot And NFTs

Newly received donations, which have been used for military equipment and food, include $6.5 million from auctioning off a Ukraine flag NFT—the tenth most expensive NFT sale ever. (read more)

Bitcoin miners brought in just over $1 billion in revenue during February

Bitcoin miners brought in $1.06 billion in revenues during February 2022, according to data compiled by The Block Research. (read more)

Bitcoin Volumes Surge As Ruble Plummets

The data has shown that trading volumes in the ruble-bitcoin (BTC-RUB) pair are at historic high levels last seen in May 2021. (read more)

Cash Transactions Are Almost Dead In Ukraine As Bitcoin, Ether, USDT Come To The Rescue

Ukrainians are turning to cryptocurrencies for day-to-day cash transactions in the wake of the armed conflicts with Russia. Donations have (read more)

Ethereum Gets an Upgraded Scaling Testnet – And It’s Actually Years Ahead of Schedule

The zkEVM test network will be the first of its kind and could change the Ethereum scaling landscape in the near future. (read more)

El Salvador’s tourism increases by 30% since BTC law

Following El Salvador making bitcoin (BTC) legal tender in the country, the nation has witnessed an increase in tourism. (read more)

Bitcoin’s price won’t ‘crack just yet,’ analysts say, as the crypto holds above $37,000

Bitcoin’s 90-day correlation with the S&P 500 reached the highest level since October 2020, while its correlation with gold turned negative, (read more)

Axie Infinity Sets Record-Breaking $4 Billion In NFT Sales

Axie Infinity, the Ethereum-based video game, continues to amaze its fandom over the last year. Despite some hiccups, the play-to-earn game is relentless. (read more)

Elon Musk Reveals Dogecoin Will Be Accepted at Tesla’s New Futuristic Diner, Drive-in Theater

Elon Musk has revealed that Tesla’s upcoming futuristic diner and drive-in theater, planned for the Hollywood area, will accept the meme cryptocurrency dogecoin. The electric car company currently accepts DOGE for some merchandise on its website. (read more)

Polkadot (DOT) Could Become One of the Top Crypto Assets of 2022, According to Coin Bureau

A widely-followed analyst says blockchain-interoperability altcoin Polkadot (DOT) has the potential to be one of the top crypto assets of the year. (read more)

Mastercard Adds Crypto Consulting Service in Latest Effort to Boost Cryptocurrency Adoption

Mastercard is expanding its payments-focused consulting service to include crypto. It covers “a range of digital currency capabilities.” (read more)

Ethereum investment products finally break a nine-week run of outflows

Last week, Ethereum investment products finally broke a nine-week streak of outflows, while Bitcoin saw a fourth consecutive week of inflows. (read more)

Ethereum Gets Extra $38M In Staking From Ether Capital

Publicly traded company Ether Capital has added an additional $38 million or 10,240 to Ethereum(ETH) 2.0 staking or consensus layer. (read more)

Ethereum Fees Drop to the Lowest Rate in 4 Months, 71% Lower Than Transfer Fees in January

The average transaction fee on the Ethereum network has dropped to the lowest level in four months, according to today’s statistics. (read more)

Binance is taking a $200 million stake in Forbes

Binance is taking a $200 million stake in Forbes — the publication it once sued for defamation and then voluntarily dropped the lawsuit. (read more)

Zynga Plans First NFT Games, Web 3 Acquisitions in 2022

The mobile gaming giant expects to announce partnerships with, and possible purchases of, blockchain firms by the end of the second quarter. (read more)

Crypto is like the 1990s internet, nearing a hyper-adoption phase, Wells Fargo says

Cryptocurrency adoption is near a hyper-inflection phase, similar to what the internet experienced during the mid-to late 1990s, Wells Fargo said. (read more)

Polygon Raises $450 Million From Sequoia Capital India, Softbank, Shark Tank’s Kevin O’leary

Polygon raised $450 million in a fundraising round led by Sequoia Capital India with participation from more than 40 venture capital firms. (read more)

Google Exploring Blockchain Products — CEO Shares Web3 Strategies

Google has shared details of its web3 and blockchain strategies. “As a company, we are looking at how we might contribute to the ecosystem.” (read more)

Bitcoin price prepares to rebound after Russian finance minister vows to let banks sell cryptos

Russia’s finance minister takes a pro-Bitcoin stance and wants banks to sell cryptocurrencies. Analysts predict a bullish breakout in Bitcoin with pro (read more)

New Malware Emerges That Targets Coinbase Wallet, MetaMask and Other Crypto Extensions: Report

A new type of malware has surfaced that can compromise crypto wallets and extensions, putting investors at risk of hacks. (read more)

Ethereum Fees Drop 53% in 20 Days — Polygon Hermez, Loopring Offer Lowest L2 Fees

Ethereum fees reached a high on January 10, at $52.46 per transaction and the current average fees today are 53.03% lower. (read more)

Ethereum Whales Go On $88 Million Shiba Inu Buying Spree

Ethereum whales have always been bullish on Shiba Inu. It is obvious in their purchase history that these whales with large ETH holdings are vying hard for (read more)

Global Crypto Owners Predicted to Surpass 1 Billion This Year

The number of global crypto owners is expected to exceed one billion by the end of the year, according to a report by (read more)

Bitcoin and Ethereum Recover 8% Overnight

Is the panic over? Bitcoin and Ethereum are recovering from last week’s price crash, while some altcoins are positively surging today. (read more)

Bitcoin bounces off six month lows as buyers step in

Bitcoin gained on the day on Monday as buyers stepped in to buy the cryptocurrency, after earlier tumbling to its lowest level in six months on fears of a Russian attack on Ukraine and before this week’s Federal Reserve meeting. (read more)

Buterin Reveals How he Burned Almost $7B Worth of Shiba Inu (SHIB)

Vitalik Buterin reveals some intriguing details on the process he underwent to burn almost $7B worth of SHIB sent to him by SHIB’s founders. (read more)

Facebook And Instagram On The Verge Of Introducing Over 1 Billion Users To The NFT Space

You soon will be able to trade and display your non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on your Facebook and Instagram profiles as well as use the (read more)

Cardano (ADA) Metaverse Launches With Thousands Investing in Its Digital Real Estate

Play-to-earn gaming and non-fungible token (NFT) project Pavia is premiering on the Cardano (ADA) network months after the fifth-largest blockchain by market cap rolled out smart contract features. (read more)

Cardano’s transaction volume flips Ethereum as value rises by over 30%

Cardano’s daily transaction volume in the last 24 hours beat that of the second-largest crypto asset by market cap, Ethereum. (read more) Capital Expands $200M Fund to $500M

Newly hired GP Jon Russell says larger pool of capital is coming from’s balance sheet. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Has Nothing but Bullish Times Ahead, According to InvestAnswers – Here’s Why

A popular crypto strategist says that Chainlink (LINK) is on track to move upwards despite its underwhelming performance in the market last year. (read more)

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 pap