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Technicals Point Towards Ripple (XRP) Increase To $0.27 Despite Some Roadblocks

Ripple is gaining pace above $0.2500. It seems like XRP is aiming a run towards the $0.2700 resistance level as long as it is above $0.2400. (read more)

13,000 DeFi users have already claimed Uniswap’s new UNI token

Uniswap is taking on SUSHI head on with the launch of a new governance protocol token UNI, leading to a flurry of activity from more than 13,000 DeFi users. (read more)

China’s BSN Will ‘Localize’ Public Blockchains for Local Use

The state-sanctioned Blockchain-Based Service Network is bringing public chains to China, according to an internal memo obtained by CoinDesk. (read more)

The First Crypto US Bank: Kraken Received Licensing From The Wyoming Banking Board

Kraken has become the first cryptocurrency exchange to receive a US banking charter issued by the Wyoming Banking Board. (read more)

Binance-Listed Bella Token (BEL) Witnesses Over 1000% Price Surge

The native token of Bella Protocol, BEL token, surged by a whopping 1000% in less than three hours after Binance listing. From a mere $0.75. During … (read more)

Ethereum’s Moving Averages Point to “Bullish Continuation” With a $1,000+ Target

One trend seen while looking towards Ethereum’s daily moving averages is incredibly bullish and is strikingly similar to one seen in 2016. (read more)

Filecoin: Understanding the Complex Crypto System Meant to Rival AWS

Filecoin and its FIL token might be the most complex thing the blockchain industry has ever brought to market. Here’s what you need to know. (read more)

Tether Uses Centralized Power to Refund $1 Million in USDT

After a group of DeFi traders mistakenly sent $1 million to the wrong address, Tether swooped in to help recover the funds. (read more)

BNP Paribas connects to major stock exchanges with DAML smart contracts

DAML smart contract language is expanding globally each day. (read more)

Ethereum 2.0 Gets One Last ‘Dress Rehearsal’ Before Launch

A second pre-launch sandbox, the Spadina testnet, is coming for Ethereum 2.0, with a specific focus on deposits and genesis testing. (read more)

Curve, Aave, Synthetix and 7 others join Global DeFi Alliance

Huobi DeFi Labs have announced 10 new members, including sector heavyweights Aave, Curve Finance, and Synthetix. (read more)

How Does The Next Chapter In The Tether Printing Story Unfold For Bitcoin

If Bitcoin reacts to the recent substantial printing of more Tether stablecoins the same as it has in the past, we may finally have a catalyst for the (read more)

DeFi comes to New York as Gemini lists Compound

Pax Gold and Amp are also the latest additions to the exchange. (read more)

Binance Coin (BNB) Sees Parabolic Rise as Popularity of Binance Chain Grows

One trader is looking towards a continuation of Binance Coin’s uptrend, explaining that it has allowed BNB to shatter a crucial resistance (read more)

Bitcoin Engineers Rediscover Huge Blockchain Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the Bitcoin network—now fixed—could have led to entire systems of nodes being shut down. Luckily, hackers never took advantage of the bug. (read more)

BTC locked in DeFi increased by 20X the entire Lightning Network this week

Despite the recent mini price crash, DeFi users have injected more than 20,000 Bitcoin into DeFi projects in the last week, suggesting the DeFi bull run isn’t over. (read more)

USDC Stablecoin Supply Is up 250% in 2020. Here’s Why

Supply of USDC, the Coinbase-backed stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, has grown 80% since July and is showing no signs of slowing down. (read more)

Tezos (XTZ) Reaches Critical BTC Support as Sellers Grow Aggressive

One analyst observed that Tezos (XTZ) has been showing some signs of intense weakness against its BTC trading pair in recent days. (read more)

Pandemic Will Speed Bitcoin Adoption, Says DBS Bank Economist

When it comes to bitcoin, Singapore’s DBS Bank sees a “pandemic-led acceleration of adoption.” (read more)

How to Watch INX’s IPO in Real Time on the Ethereum Blockchain

Doing its IPO on the Ethereum blockchain gives the public, and INX itself, a novel vista on the process, which traditionally has been a back-room affair. (read more)

Underdog Story: Why XRP Could Soon Outperform Bitcoin And Ethereum

XRP has become among the more somber stories of the crypto market since the bubble burst. The once third-ranked asset has fallen down the list of top (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Price on Recovery, Litecoin (LTC) Trading 131% Above Expected Level Could Mean Bullish Bitcoin

Find the latest Bitcoin, Ethereum, blockchain, and crypto news, interviews, and price analyses at Blockchain.News. (read more)

Tencent Uses Blockchain in Annual “99 Giving Day” Charity Campaign

Find the latest Bitcoin, Ethereum, blockchain, and crypto news, interviews, and price analyses at Blockchain.News. (read more)

Do or Die For Bitcoin Bulls: Here’s What Could Trigger A Sharp Decline

Bitcoin price struggled to gain momentum above $10,400. BTC is currently trading near $10,000 and remains at a risk of a sharp decline. (read more)

DeFi Race Is Ethereum’s to Lose, Say Crypto Companies

A survey of representatives from popular DeFi protocols found most expect the Ethereum network to hold off competition from other networks. (read more)

DeFi Is Hot but Retail Interest Nowhere Close to ICO Frenzy

It may be too early to draw parallels between the DeFi explosion and the ICO bubble of two years ago. (read more)

Ethereum Above 100 SMA Could Trigger A Sharp Relief Rally

Ethereum is recovering higher and trading above $335. ETH price is likely to accelerate higher if it clears the $360 level and the 100 hourly SMA. (read more)

Exchanges suffer as Chinese users chase DeFi gains

Chinese demand for DeFi is surging, with local exchanges struggling under the weight of withdrawals destined for yield farming protocols. (read more)

Binance Jumps on the DeFi Bandwagon With Binance Launchpool

Users can securely farm new assets on Binance Launchpool as part of the cryptocurrency exchange’s pivot into DeFi products. (read more)

What Happened to DeFi Project SushiSwap Over the Weekend

SushiSwap experienced a tumultuous weekend after its founder sold $13 million’ worth of his stake in the decentralized, automated market maker project. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Surges 25% Higher as Altcoin Market Recovers

Altcoins such as Chainlink took a strong beating over the past three days, plunging dozens of percent from their recent highs as Bitcoin and Ethereum (read more)

Blockchain enhancing Mining as Vale completes first blockchain Iron ore transaction

Blockchain is being leveraged across the mining sector and major mining firm Vale and its partners completed its first iron sale on blockchain (read more)

Binance takes on DeFi with Uniswap competitor and liquidity mining

Crypto exchange giant Binance is delving deeper into the world of DeFi-style products with its latest offering, an automated market maker called Binance Liquid Swap. (read more)

Ethereum wallet service MetaMask Mobile App now available on Android and iOS

Crypto wallet service and Web3 browser MetaMask’s mobile app is now available on Android and will soon be accessible on iOS as well. (read more)

Yield farming frenzy pushes Uniswap daily volume over $1 billion

Uniswap has become the first decentralized exchange to tag ten-figure volumes amid the yield farming frenzy and vampire attacks from rival platforms (read more)

Tron (TRX) Outperforms Bitcoin, But Here’s Why It Could Correct Lower

Tron price is up over 5%, while bitcoin is down over 5%. TRX is testing a crucial resistance near $0.0385 and it could correct lower. (read more)

XRP May Be Primed for a “Massive Breakout” After Reclaiming Crucial Levels

One analyst is pointing to XRP’s ability to reclaim the level where its first bull ran first began as a positive sign for its outlook. (read more)

DeFi Meets Real Estate as Aave Readies Crypto Mortgages

RealT is working with Aave to stake tokenized real estate shares as collateral for loans. (read more)

Ripple (XRP) Breaches $0.30: Next Bullish Levels Traders Should Watch

Ripple extended its rise above the $0.2920 resistance. XRP price even broke the $0.3000 resistance and it is currently correcting gains. (read more)

Ethereum miners generated all-time high fee revenue of $17 million yesterday

Ethereum miners are gaining big as transaction costs or gas fees continue to rise amid decentralized finance (DeFi) boom. (read more)

A Fork of Ethereum’s Yearn.Finance (YFI) Has Surged Over 100% In 24 Hours

The Ethereum-based Yearn.finance (YFI) was forked multiple times in July and August as developers looked to replicate the original’s success. For context. (read more)

New DeFi Protocol Locks in $500M in Hours

It’s not SUSHI. It’s not YAM. It’s KIMCHI. And it’s super hot...for now. (read more)

Ethereum Rallies 5%: Here’s What Could Lead It To $500 Milestone

Ethereum extended its rally by 5% and it broke $440. ETH price is likely to break the $450 resistance, above which the bulls might aim $500. (read more)

BitMEX Launches Mobile Trading App in 140 Countries

Leading cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX has launched its mobile trading app in 140 countries, the exchange told CoinDesk. (read more)

DeFi Lender Aave Hits $300 Million in Flash Loans

Two months ago, lending protocol Aave had only issued $14 million in flash loans total. They did that amount in a single transaction this weekend. (read more)

Binance Card to soon expand to US as Swipe taps new partnership

All services on Swipe are immediately available on Binance Card (read more)

Litecoin Price Holds Strong at $60: A Bullish Case For Rally To $70

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $60.00. LTC is likely to continue higher towards $68.00 or $70.00 as long as it is above $58.00. (read more)

Nigerian crypto startup Yellow Card nets $1.5 million in VC

Crypto exchange Yellow Card recently expanded into South Africa and Botswana, and in September will launch its service in Kenya and Cameroon. (read more)

Chainlink Bulls May Target $19.00 as Long as They Hold One Key Level

One analyst explained that as long as bulls guard against a dip below $17.00 in the coming few hours, Chainlink (LINK) could rally to $19.00. (read more)

Hackers Launch Third 51% Attack on Ethereum Classic This Month

Over 7,000 blocks reorganized after August’s third Ethereum Classic 51% attack. (read more)

DeFi Studio Framework Labs Leaves Stealth Mode With $8M in Seed Funding

Framework Labs – a firm that incubates and supports DeFi projects – has stepped out of the shadows with the announcement of a successful seed funding round. (read more)

Binance Coin (BNB) Gains 5%, Technicals Indicate Fresh Monthly High Above $24

Binance coin price is up over 5% and it broke the $23.00 resistance. BNB is likely to continue higher and it could even surpass $24.00 and $25.00. (read more)

Gemini Trading Widget Added to Popular Privacy Browser Brave

Brave users can trade and access Gemini account balances directly from the browser, while creators can use Gemini to take custody of earned BAT. (read more)

Bitcoin Could Rally Above $11,500 As Double Bottom Pattern Emerges

Bitcoin price is forming a strong support and a possible double bottom near $11,140. BTC is likely to rally if it clears the $11,500 resistance. (read more)

DeFi dashboard startup Zapper nets $1.5 million in seed round

A UI for DeFi has netted $1.5 million in seed round funding after winning Kyber’s DeFi Hackathon last year. (read more)

Chainlink Forms Strong Base of Support as Analysts Eye Move to All-Time Highs

One trader is expecting the strong support just below Chainlink’s current price to act as a launchpad that sends LINK up towards $19.00. (read more)

Cardano Pays out Higher Staking Rewards Than Expected

After migrating to a proof-of-stake blockchain last month, Cardano has started doling out the rewards. (read more)

DeFi surpasses $7B in locked funds, but just six projects hold 90% of capital

Despite DeFi’s meteoric growth, only half a dozen projects represent more than 90% of the capital locked in the sector (read more)

Ripple (XRP) is Plunging, But It’s Too Early to Say Bulls Have Given Up

Ripple is declining and it broke the $0.2800 support. XRP price is currently correcting higher, but upsides are likely to remain capped near $0.2810. (read more)

Aave takes number one slot in total value locked, beats MakerDAO

Decentralized lending and borrowing protocol Aave has taken the number one slot in total value locked (TVL), snatching that position from rival MakerDAO. (read more)

Why Are Small Cap Altcoins Outperforming Bitcoin And Other Major Crypto Assets?

Bitcoin broke above $10,000 and is trading well above the key level. Ethereum is up over 200% year to date, and the rest of the crypto market is right (read more)

Binance.US Expands Into Florida, Eyeing Millions of Potential New Traders

Florida’s financial regulators granted Binance.US a money transmitters license in July. (read more)

Ethereum Price Holds Strong at $400: Technicals Suggest It Could Outperform

Ethereum gained bullish momentum above the $400 resistance. ETH price is currently consolidating above $400 and it is likely to climb above $410. (read more)

Analyst: The “Real” Altcoin Party Begins In Early 2021

Thus far, 2020 has been the year of the altcoin, not Bitcoin. Which altcoin is the year’s biggest star may be arguable, but its quite clear that the (read more)

Cosmos (ATOM) adds 10% as it smashes its all-time high

Cosmos (ATOM) has broken through the stratosphere of late with gains upward of 130% this month and a further 10% rally in the past 24 hours. (read more)

Key Reasons Why Ethereum Might Not Stay Below $400 For Too Long

Ethereum is holding a crucial support zone near $380. ETH price seems to be basing for the next move and it might surge above $400 in the near term. (read more)

Crypto apps hit all-time-high last month as bull market roars

The top ten crypto wallet applications hit all-time-highs last month, according to a report by Apptopia published on Thursday. (read more)

Polkadot (DOT) Flashes Technical Strength, but Analysts Fear Slowing Momentum

Despite a strong technical outlook, analysts are also concerned that Polkadot’s massive growth will cause DOT to see slowing momentum in the near-term (read more)

Popular Ethereum wallet MetaMask adopts new software license as firm eyes commercial opportunities

MetaMask, the popular Ethereum wallet service, has migrated its open-source code under a new limited license, the firm announced Friday. (read more)

Lightning Labs users can send bigger payments with Wumbo

Lightning Labs has added Wumbo channels to let users send larger bitcoin transactions via Lightning Network channels. (read more)

Ripple (XRP) Price is Primed For a Bullish Break And Only 1 Thing is Holding it Back

Ripple is holding important supports near $0.2800. XRP price is currently testing a crucial resistance near $0.2980, above which it could rally significantly. (read more)

OMG price skyrockets by 90% after Tether integration

OMG: this token is on fire! But can Tether’s USDT stablecoin really be enough to keep the flames burning? (read more)

Tether is moving 1 billion USDT coins from TRON to Ethereum blockchain

Stablecoin issuer Tether is today moving 1 billion USDT coins, or 8% of its total supply, from TRON to Ethereum blockchain. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Breaking This Single Level Could Spark a Fresh Surge

Chainlink (LINK) started a sharp downside correction from $19.93. It is now trading above the $15.00 support and eyeing a fresh surge above $17.00. (read more)

How DeFi is ushering in the age of ‘cypherpunk governance’

With the explosive rise of DeFi has come radical new ways to collectively make decisions. The Ethereal Sessions virtual conference on Thursday takes a deeper look. (read more)

Tether goes live on the OMG Network to combat congestion on Ethereum

After announcing plans to integrate Tether (USDT) into the OMG Network at the end of May, the stablecoin is now live on the network. (read more)

DeFi Darling Yearn.finance (YFI) Just Passed the Price of Bitcoin at $11,750

Today, Yearn.finance (YFI) did what many believed was impossible: the altcoin’s price crossed above that of Bitcoin (BTC). (read more)

Waves Sees Over 100% Weekly Rally as Stablecoin Launches on Ethereum

WAVES has seen a surge of well over 100% over the past week, while a stablecoin built on the platform is launching on Ethereum (ETH). The new launch establishes a port between the two competing blockchains. (read more)

Bulgarian Startup Will Pay You Bitcoin When Your Flight Is Delayed

The Colibra app is providing a means for air travelers delayed for any reason to receive compensation in crypto (read more)

Transfers of Polkadot’s DOT tokens are now live - The Block

Ethereum challenger Polkadot’s DOT tokens were unlocked today at block number 1,205,128. (read more)

Cardano’s Aparna Jue: ‘We’re letting the world in to run the network’

Learn more about the Shelley hard fork and future development plans as she joins The Decrypt Daily podcast. (read more)

Litecoin Could Be Next In Line For Surge: Technicals Indicate Push To $80

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $65.00. LTC is likely to continue higher towards $75.00 or $80.00, similar to bitcoin and ethereum. (read more)

Bitcoin Surges Past $12,000, Posting A 73% YTD Return

Bitcoin surged to a new 2020 high of $12,486, posting a 73% year-to-date return on investment. Here are the key factors driving its price. (read more)

Ripple’s XRP spikes 8%, price nears yearly high

Following in Bitcoin’s steps, Ripple’s XRP appears to be shaking off the bearish sentiment of the last two years and now testing a yearly high. (read more)

Huobi launches DeFi-focused consortium with MakerDAO, Compound and more

Huobi DeFi Labs, Huobi Group’s new research and incubation platform focused on decentralized finance, has launched a new consortium effort. (read more)

Blockchain-Backed Social Media Brings More Choice for Users

Could blockchain fight against state-sponsored censorship in a post-coronavirus era? (read more)

Compound (COMP) Could Rally 25%+ as Analysts Eye Technical Strength

Compound’s recent momentum coupled with its technical outlook indicate that COMP may be just days away from reclaiming its recent highs. (read more)

Binance saw the highest web traffic among other crypto exchanges in July

Crypto exchange Binance had the highest number of visitors in July at 25.0 million, followed by Coinbase and BitMEX, with 22.5 million and 6.9 million visitors, respectively, according to The Block Research. (read more)

Curve becomes third DeFi protocol to hit $1 billion in total value locked

Curve, a decentralized exchange (DEX) for trading stablecoins, has become the third decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol to hit $1 billion in total value (read more)

Official ‘Doctor Who’ Merchandise Is Coming to the Blockchain

Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey stuff is about to become non-fungible (read more)

Ethereum Price Soars To New 2-Year High: Uptrend Isn’t Over Yet

Ethereum climbed over 8% and it broke the main $400 barrier against the US Dollar. ETH price traded to a new 2-year high above $430 and it is likely to continue higher. (read more)

Tron (TRX) Rallies 15% And Showing Early Signs of A Strong Uptrend

Tron price rallied over 15% and it surpassed the key $0.0220 resistance zone against the US Dollar. TRX could correct lower in the short term, but the price action suggests more gains. (read more)

Twitter opens up to developers ahead of decentralization push

A friendlier approach and a new API suggest a fresh attitude—one that could well serve its potential decentralized future. (read more)

Ripple aims to become ‘the Amazon of payments’ says CEO

Ripple is reportedly struggling to find use cases for XRP and its underlying technology and is looking to shift its strategy. (read more)

ETH up 10% in 24 hours, crosses $400 yet again

ETH sees it’s highest price since the end of the boom, in August, 2018. Chalk it up to DeFi Madness? (read more)

Curve’s CRV token launches early, benefitting anonymous ‘Chad’

An anonymous developer deployed the open source contracts for the hotly anticipated DeFi governance token, CRV. The Curve team has confirmed the token has launched. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Surges 20%... Again: What Analysts Think Is Next

Chainlink (LINK) is ripping higher once again, despite a stagnation in the price of Bitcoin and other top cryptocurrencies. The altcoin is up 20% in th (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Soars 30% To New ATH, Dethrones Bitcoin Cash Spot

Chainlink (LINK) rallied over 30% and it traded close to the $17.000 level against the US Dollar. It dethroned bitcoin cash and moved to the 5th spot in terms of the market cap. (read more)

Iran urges citizens to invest in oil, Winklevoss says try Bitcoin instead

Iran’s government is urging its citizens to invest in oil. But the asset has only struggled this year. (read more)

Ethereum transaction fees reached an all-time high of $6.87 million yesterday

Ethereum transaction or gas fees reached an all-time high of $6.87 million yesterday, August 12, according to The Block Research. (read more)

Chainlink surge drives DeFi market cap to all-time high $13 billion

The biggest DeFi token doesn’t seem to be slowing down in its heroic ascent. (read more)

Bitcoin, gold bounce following bullion’s biggest single-day decline in 7 years

Gold was up Wednesday morning after posting its worst day in seven years a day prior. (read more)

Animoca Targets Non-Crypto Gamers by Developing Big Brand Games

The CEO of Animoca Brands, Yat Siu discussed his firm’s strategy of bringing the benefits of blockchain technology to non-crypto-native games with loyal audiences (read more)

Coinbase exits trade group following admittance of Binance.US

Coinbase has resigned from cryptocurrency and blockchain advocacy group the Blockchain Association following the admittance of Binance.US. (read more)

Tezos Surges 45% Month To Date, Why This Is Just The Start

Tezos, a close contender for the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap, has gone on a powerful, over 45% rally in the last 11 days. These incredibl (read more)

Here’s Why Compound (COMP) Is Up 7% While Ethereum Is Plunging

It’s been a tough past few days for the crypto market. Bitcoin and Ethereum are both down by approximately 5% in the past 24 hours (read more)

ETH 2.0 client teams move toward launch with Medalla test network

The Medalla test network is serving as a kind of dress rehearsal for Ethereum 2.0′s eventual mainnet launch. (read more)

Ethereum Transaction Fees Are Reaching Highs Not Seen Since 2015

Despite stagnation in the value of ETH, demand for Ethereum transactions continues to increase day after day. (read more)

Ripple (XRP) Signaling Fresh Rally After This Key Technical Breakout

Ripple is forming a strong support base above the $0.2800 level against the US Dollar. XRP price is showing positive signs and it seems like it could rally above the $0.3100 and $0.3200 levels. (read more)

A Race To Dominate Crypto Debit Cards Has Begun

Enterprise companies like Mastercard, Visa, and PayPal have shown a lot of interest in the crypto card/reward space. This is why the competition in the debit crypto card space will get fierce. (read more)

DeFi platform Compound launches permissionless price oracle

Money market protocol Compound has released its own price oracle as part of its efforts to migrate to the Open Price Feed. (read more)

Bitcoin trading soars in Argentina, Brazil as local currencies weaken

DeFi might be all the rage in crypto. But traders in the troubled economies of Argentina and Brazil appear to be turning to Bitcoin as their currencies falter. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Just Surged Past $10: Here’s What Analysts Are Saying

Chainlink (LINK) has been in a strong uptrend once again after a drop into the end of July. Just minutes ago, the asset crossed over the pivotal $10 (read more)

Bitcoin hits all-time high realized price as holders spread the wealth

Bitcoin’s supply continues to become more evenly distributed just as the cryptocurrency’s “realized price” reaches a new milestone, Glassnode data shows. (read more)

Casa announces bitcoin buying option via its mobile app

Casa has released a new service that allows users to buy bitcoin directly from its free wallet app. (read more)

Tezos (XTZ) is Printing a Massive Bull Flag as Analysts Eye Move to $4.00

One analyst is pointing to a massive bull flag as a factor that could send Tezos (XTZ) surging significantly higher in the coming days and weeks. (read more)

Bitcoin in, gold out among young investors, claims JPMorgan

Older investors are still clinging to gold, the report suggests, while younger investors see a brighter future with Bitcoin. (read more)

Travala Adds 1 Million More Holiday Homes You Can Book With Crypto

Travala.com now offers a total of 3 million accommodation options users can book with cryptocurrency (read more)

Tether on a tear as market cap hits $11 billion

Record BTC and USDT inflows push market cap up nearly a half a billion dollars as on-ramps for crypto get more traffic. (read more)

Coca-Cola Embraces DLT and Ethereum for Supply Chain Efficiency

The partner of Coca-Cola’s largest U.S.-based bottling company is expanding its use of blockchain to enhance efficiency across the beverage company’s supply chain (read more)

Twitter Hack Shows That Crypto Is Easier to Investigate Than Fiat, Say Industry Law Experts

A panel of compliance experts from the crypto industry agreed that law enforcement and institutional finance have been hearing more positive narratives about crypto (read more)

Millions of Visa-accepting stores in Mexico can now take crypto

Mexico-based cryptocurrency exchange Tauros has launched the region’s first crypto debit card through a deal with Dash and Visa. (read more)

After Setting New Highs, Analysts Now Expect Chainlink to Rally to $11.50

One trader is even noting that a moon shot could send Chainlink (LINK) as high as $13.75 – although this would require a perfect storm of factors. (read more)

Square says Cash App generated $875 million in bitcoin revenue during Q2, posting $17 million in gross profit

Square said Tuesday that it made $875 million in bitcoin revenue during the second quarter via its Cash App service. (read more)

Ethereum volume hits all-time high as DeFi market cap nears $9 billion

DappRadar attributes Ethereum’s bumper month to the rise of DeFi. (read more)

Short-Term XRP Target At 40 Cents, What Ripple’s Long Road To Recovery Looks Like

After spending over two years running atop the worst crypto market performers list, XRP has potentially begun a long-term recovery. (read more)

Tezos (XTZ) Long Positions Set All-Time High as 96% of Bitfinex Traders Flip Long

Traders seem to be taking notice of Tezos’ technical strength, as XTZ open interest on trading platform Bitfinex recently soared to a fresh all-time high. (read more)

Ripple reports $32.5 million in over-the-counter XRP sales in Q2

Ripple’s Q2 report showed $32.5 million in OTC sales of XRP during the second quarter. The firm also said that it has been buying XRP on the secondary market via a subsidiary. (read more)

Travala.com Adds Agoda Hotels, Posts Record July Revenue as Crypto Payments Soar

The Binance-backed travel agency brought in $400,000 in July, a 100% increase from the month before. (read more)

Aggregated open interest for bitcoin futures hit an all-time high on Saturday

Aggregated open interest for bitcoin futures hit an all-time high on August 1. (read more)

Technicals Suggest Ripple (XRP) is Setting Up For Another Rally To $0.32

Ripple surged more than 30% this past week to climb above $0.3000. XRP price nosedived below $0.3250, but technicals suggest a fresh increase above $0.3150. (read more)

$418 To $302 To $385: Why Ethereum Saw Extreme 30% Price Moves In 15 Minutes

The entire sequence of events happened in a total of 15 minutes. Ethereum hit $418, then dropped to $302, and rebounded to $385, recording a 25% drop and a 27% upsurge, respectively. (read more)

Bitcoin Surpasses $12,000 Then Tumbles in Wild Weekend Action

Bitcoin reminded investors of both its promise and peril in trading this weekend. The world’s largest cryptocurrency rose to $12,112 in trading just after midnight New York time Sunday, its first foray above $12,000 since August 2019 (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Rips 10% Higher: Why Analysts Say More Upside Is Likely

Bitcoin and Ethereum faced strong liquidation events just 12 hours ago. Even still, Chainlink (LINK) has continued to push higher (read more)

Ethereum’s fifth anniversary saw network near $1 trillion in aggregate transaction volume since launch

On July 30, the day that marked the five-year anniversary of Ethereum’s official launch, the network’s overall transaction volume moved closer to the $1 trillion mark. (read more)

Rich Dad Poor Dad author suggests gold bulls load up on Bitcoin

“Gold bull” Dennis Gartman is getting out of the “overcrowded” gold market. Robert Kiyosaki thinks he should give Bitcoin a try instead. (read more)

Coinbase Now Offers 2% Rewards on Dai Stablecoin Accounts

U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has launched a rewards program for customers holding the Dai stablecoin from popular DeFi project Maker. (read more)

Cardano Mainnet Goes Live Today, Here’s What to Expect

After five years of development, Cardano will launch the Shelley mainnet today at 21:45 UTC. (read more)

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Sticks to $11,000; Derivatives, DeFi Keep Growing

The cryptocurrency markets are finally heating up in July. (read more)

Crypto Analyst Pitches Convincing Case For $30 XRP By End of 2021

XRP is a polarizing cryptocurrency asset, perhaps the most across the industry. It has some of the most die-hard believers. (read more)

Cardano’s Shelley hard fork, five years in the making, goes live

Shelley, the latest upgrade to the Cardano blockchain, has finally arrived. (read more)

Binance launches crypto trading platform in Australia

Binance has gone live with a new crypto trading platform in Australia. (read more)

Ripple (XRP) Just Broke $0.24 And Indicators Suggest A Test of $0.25

Ripple traded to a new monthly high above $0.2400. XRP price is currently up over 8% and it is likely to continue higher towards $0.2500. (read more)

Bitcoin futures volume soars to $40 billion, highest since March crash

The Bitcoin futures market is popping off alongside Bitcoin’s price, with aggregate open interest and trading volume seeing their highest numbers since March. (read more)

Hardware wallet firm Ledger suffered data breach in June, says customer contact and order information compromised

Ledger said Wednesday that the hardware wallet firm’s marketing and e-commerce database was compromised in June due to a now-patched vulnerability. (read more)

Mainstream People Coming to Bitcoin, Digital Assets Data CEO Says

Digital Assets Data CEO Mike Alfred explains increased Bitcoin interest from a number of parties (read more)

The Last Time This Indicator Flashed, Bitcoin Surged to $14k. It Just Flashed Again

One crypto-focused economist just pointed to one breakout signal that Bitcoin just posted as a reason why further upside could be inbound. (read more)

DeFi flash loans skyrocket to more than $130 million per day

Flash loans on Aave have grown massively in the past few weeks, as DeFi traders take advantage of millions in temporary free money. (read more)

Eerily Accurate Bitcoin Fractal Predicts BTC Could Hit $20k This Year

What a day it’s been for the Bitcoin market. After holding under $9,000 for multiple days and weeks, the asset saw an extremely explosive breakout that saw it r (read more)

It’s now easier to help secure Ethereum 2.0, earn ETH rewards

The Ethereum Foundation has released a tool to make it easier to become a node validator on the new network. (read more)

Bitcoin Just Posted an Ultra Bullish Technical Formation Not Seen Since 2017

Bitcoin’s latest rally has also bolstered its technical outlook, with multiple factors now working firmly in the favor of BTC’s bulls. (read more)

Ethereum futures open interest reaches all-time high of $1 billion

The total value of open Ethereum futures contracts has surpassed $1 billion for the first time ever—in yet another sign of increased interest in the crypto. (read more)

Fueled by bitcoin’s rise, Bakkt reports record high volumes for its bitcoin futures market

Bakkt saw a big volume spike in its bitcoin futures market on Monday. (read more)

MakerDAO becomes first DeFi protocol to hit $1 billion in total value locked

MakerDAO, a non-custodial lending protocol, has become the first decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol to hit $1 billion in total value locked. (read more)

Bitcoin Price Holds Strong at $10,000: A Strengthening Case for More Gains

Bitcoin rallied over 4% and it broke the key $10,000 resistance. BTC is showing a lot of positive signs and it is likely to rise further above $10,200. (read more)

Ripple’s Director of Product Unveils P2P Payments Platform Using XRP

A Ripple executive has unveiled a personal peer-to-peer payments project based on XRP that will work in popular web browsers. (read more)

Tether’s Gold-Backed Stablecoin in Demand as Commodity Hits ATH

The price of gold and Tether’s XAUT rallied to more than $1,900 today, a value not seen since September 2011 (read more)

Bitcoin Jumps Above $10,000 for the First Time in Six Weeks

Bitcoin rose above $10,000 for the first time since June 10. The largest cryptocurrency spiked into five digits around 6 a.m. New York time on Sunday. (read more)

Ethereum Soars To $310: Technicals Suggest Uptrend Isn’t Over Yet

Ethereum followed a strong uptrend above $250 and $270. ETH price surged above the $300 level and it is currently consolidating gains. (read more)

Crypto exchange Coinbase discloses how many users it has

Coinbase has continued to enjoy phenomenal growth, according to a new report. It now has over 35 million users in 100 countries. (read more)

What’s Behind Maker’s Showstopping 48-Hour, Almost 40% Rally?

Over the last 48 hours, the crypto asset known as Maker has been making many investors happy with a nearly 40% rally. But what’s behind the pump? (read more)

Binance Enters German Market via Partnership With Crypto Investment Firm

Binance has partnered with licensed German investment firm CM-Equity to offer crypto asset management and brokerage services in Germany and Europe. (read more)

Why Regulators Allowing US Banks to Hold Bitcoin Is So Positive for Crypto

On Wednesday, the Bitcoin and crypto market was treated with positive news from U.S. regulators. (read more)

DC Comics Artist Launches VR Exhibition in Decentraland

Decentraland users can see the works of Marvel and DC comic artist José Delbo at the in-game MakersPlace gallery (read more)

Visa, Mastercard And PayPal Are Changing Their Tune On Bitcoin And Crypto

With the likes of social media giant Facebook and Wall Street stalwarts including JPMorgan embracing cryptocurrencies, Visa, Mastercard and PayPal are gearing up to drive the next wave of bitcoin and crypto development and adoption... (read more)

Big banks can now hold Bitcoin. Should crypto custodians worry?

A US federal regulator has clarified that US banks can operate as crypto custodians. Will they? (read more)

This Simple Pattern Suggests Ethereum Is Preparing For Another Leg Higher

Ethereum is showing positive signs and it traded to a new monthly high at $281. ETH price likely to continue higher as long as it is above $260. (read more)

Opera browser expands its crypto buying feature in the UK

Web browser Opera has expanded its feature, which lets users buy cryptocurrency directly via its in-built wallet, in the U.K. (read more)

Visa lays out platform-agnostic approach to crypto, blockchain

With 25+ wallets already linked to Visa, the payments titan outlines an outlook that isn’t tied to any particular coin or platform. (read more)

XRP: Can Mathematical Targets For Ripple Realistically Reach $26?

XRP is often the butt of many jokes across the crypto space due to general distaste toward the altcoin and years of underperformance. But one of the biggest run (read more)

Shapeshift Launches Self-Custody Trading App for Android and iOS Users

Shapeshift have launched their new mobile trading app in over 120 countries, giving users full control of their private keys (read more)

Orchid VPN Goes Live With Desktop App for Mac Users

Orchid, an Ethereum-based VPN service for privately browsing the web, now has a desktop app for Mac users in the Apple App Store. (read more)

The big pump: ETH and BTC soar

A big late day pump shot the price of Bitcoin and Ethereum up. (read more)

A Substantial Number of Idle Litecoin Were Moved Suggesting Incoming Volatility

Litecoin appears to have gained some visibility despite its lackluster price action. The eighth-largest cryptocurrency in the market took the spotlight. (read more)

DeFi protocol Curve locks in more than $300 million on YFI hype

The release of YFI, yEarn’s governance token, has drawn hundreds of millions in liquidity to the Curve DeFi protocol. But is it sustainable? (read more)

Yield farmers dreaming of 1,000% APY pour millions into latest DeFi token YFI

With $150M of deposits coming in virtually overnight, the YFI token itself has soared by more than 80x to as high as $2,500. Here’s why. (read more)

Ethereum 2.0 Final Testnet Set to Launch on August 4

The final public testnet for ETH 2.0 aims to launch just two weeks from now (read more)

The U.S. Is ‘Falling Behind’ On Digital Dollar

Despite growing calls for the Federal Reserve to begin work on a digital dollar, the U.S. is falling behind digital currency projects elsewhere in the world, a former head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has warned... (read more)

Will DeFi hit $5 billion in 2020? You can bet on it

With DeFi’s total value locked hitting $3 billion today, some crypto users are counting on that number to keep going up... a lot. (read more)

Verisign Wins US Patent for Blockchain Powered Domain Names

Verisign, a publicly traded company providing domain name registry services, has been granted a blockchain-based patent (read more)

DeFi ramps up Ethereum transaction fees to 2018 highs: report

Coin Metrics found that decentralized finance is the reason why you’re paying more for Ethereum transactions. But it’s not all bad. (read more)

This Pokémon-like crypto game now lets players earn ‘real gold’

The adorable Ethereum game Axie Infinity just delivered another compelling reason to play thanks to a partnership with Digix. (read more)

Top Developer Says Ethereum 2.0 Will Launch Sooner Than Expected

Following delays to the rollout of ETH 2.0, it’s no secret that the Ethereum community grows restless over the wait. (read more)

Key Factors Suggest Ether at Major Breakout Point: $240 Presents Challenge

Ethereum’s Ether is recovering and trading above the $235 resistance. ETH seems to be preparing for a crucial upside break above $238 and $240. (read more)

Wirex teams with Mastercard, says Wirecard collapse didn’t hurt users

The crypto-native payments platform has already launched its Visa crypto debit card—and can now issue the same with Mastercard. (read more)

This Technical Pattern Suggests Bitcoin’s $9K Deadlock Could Be Over Soon

Bitcoin is trading above the $9,150 support. BTC seems to be preparing for a major increase if it succeeds in clearing the $9,200 resistance zone. (read more)

Banking giant Standard Chartered is building a crypto custody solution

British banking giant Standard Chartered’s Singapore-based venture arm SC Ventures is reportedly building a crypto custody solution for institutional investors. (read more)

PayPal has reportedly partnered with Paxos to launch its crypto service

Payments giant PayPal is said to have partnered with Paxos Crypto Brokerage to launch its crypto service. (read more)

Binance Coin (BNB) Rallies 7%, Technicals Suggest Fresh Monthly High Above $19

Binance coin price is gaining bullish momentum above $18.00. BNB is trading in a nice uptrend and it could aim a break above the $18.99 monthly high. (read more)

Ripple’s (XRP) Could Surge Above $0.21 As Crucial Bullish Pattern Emerges

Ripple is still trading above the $0.1920 support zone. XRP price seems to be following a bullish flag pattern and it could rally above $0.2100. (read more)

Dogecoin price rises after Elon Musk asks if it’s a “valid form of currency”

The price of the world’s strangest cryptocurrency rose—then fell—today, and stands at $0.0034. (read more)

Blockchain Gaming CEO: Cryptographic Tokens Will Usher Gaming ‘Renaissance’

Entrepreneur and blockchain gaming executive Yat Siu described NFTs as driving a property rights revolution that will redefine the gaming industry (read more)

Bitcoin: 3 Reasons Market Strategist Lyn Alden Is ‘Increasingly Bullish’

Lyn Alden says she turned “quite bullish” on Bitcoin in early 2020, and remains highly optimistic in BTC in a recent paper (read more)

Institutional Demand For Bitcoin Soars As Grayscale Reveals Record-Breaking Near $1 Billion Quarter

Institutional demand for bitcoin is soaring amid the coronavirus crisis, with multi-billion dollar bitcoin and crypto-asset manager Grayscale reporting its biggest-ever quarterly inflows of almost $1 billion... (read more)

Rare 4K digital art depicting fall of man hits Ethereum-based market

British digital artist Terry Flaxton has put his first piece up for sale on MakersPlace, a blockchain-based marketplace for rare art. (read more)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly investigating the Twitter account hack

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is said to be conducting an inquiry into Wednesday’s attack on Twitter (read more)

‘Historic’ Twitter hack good for Bitcoin? It’s complicated

The seismic Twitter hack exposed Bitcoin to millions of potential new users yesterday. But was it really the type of exposure that the crypto industry wants? (read more)

The Twitter account hacks: a comprehensive timeline of events

A wide array of Twitter accounts owned by popular figures, large companies, and crypto exchanges were targeted Wednesday in a wide-ranging attack on Twitter. (read more)

Atari Partners with WAX For NFTs, Joins Board Alongside Shatner and Marvel

Atari have partnered with WAX in their latest move in the blockchain space, two months before a planned Atari token public offering (read more)

How COVID-19 is helping bring ‘blockchain, not Bitcoin’ back from the dead

The pandemic has disrupted global supply chains, and organizations from the World Economic Forum to the World Bank are casting blockchains as a serious potential solution. (read more)

Brave partners with Gemini to let users trade crypto from within its browser

Brave has partnered with crypto exchange Gemini to let its users trade cryptocurrencies from within the privacy-focused browser itself. (read more)

Twitter Hack: ‘Social Engineering Attack’ on Employee Admin Panels

Hackers were able to get away with posting fake Bitcoin giveaways on various Twitter accounts thanks to high level internal admin access (read more)

Cryptocurrency designers should focus much more on usability

Usability is a critical requirement for cryptocurrency adoption, and the industry should maintain a sharp focus on designing for ease of use. (read more)

Obama, Biden, Musk: Bitcoin scam takes over Twitter in massive hack

Joe Biden, Apple, Kanye West, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and many Bitcoin-related accounts have posted scam Bitcoin giveaways in the last few hours. (read more)

Booming Cryptocurrency Chainlink Recruited Into Fledgling Social Media War

Revolution Populi, which is planning to raise funds for its assault on Silicon Valley toward the end of this year, has announced it will use the booming cryptocurrency chainlink for its planned decentralized digital ecosystem and social network... (read more)

Binance’s crypto payments card to debut in Europe starting next month

Crypto exchange company Binance has announced the official launch of its crypto payments card, Binance Card in Europe and the U.K. (read more)

FDA ‘smart food safety’ blueprint cites role of blockchain in tracing products

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration unveiled a new initiative focused on food safety Monday, publishing a policy blueprint that cites the potential role of blockchain tech in tracking products. (read more)

Bitcoin’s mining difficulty hits a new all-time high

The bitcoin mining difficulty jumped 9.89% on Monday, pushing the total rate to above 17 trillion for the first time. (read more)

Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Robert Kiyosaki: ‘Gold Guys are Being Phased Out’

Best-selling author Robert Kiyosaki says he still invests in gold, silver, and Bitcoin because he doesn’t trust the US government (read more)

Why Ethereum Has Value - The Opportunity In Programmable Money & ‘DeFi’

Ethereum has delivered 3X the return of bitcoin this year. This is why. (read more)

Gaming titan Ubisoft inks deal with blockchain RPG Nine Chronicles

Fresh off of releasing its own first crypto game, juggernaut publisher Ubisoft throws its weight behind an upcoming RPG. (read more)

Huobi to launch Bitcoin options trading

Huobi, top dog of the derivatives industry, is launching Bitcoin options on its trading platform in Q3. (read more)

Bank of England governor says the U.K. central bank is weighing a digital currency

The Bank of England’s governor Andrew Bailey discussed the U.K. central bank’s work around digital currency on Monday. (read more)

Bitcoin Wallet Electrum Now Supports Lightning, Watchtowers and Submarine Swaps

In its latest major release, Electrum now supports a number of innovations that could make using Lightning more secure and less bumpy for users. (read more)

Singapore’s Blockchain Payments Platform Ready for Commercial Launch

The Monetary Authority of Singapore is ready to deploy its multi-currency blockchain payments project for commercial use (read more)

Report: Crypto Exchange Coinbase is Gearing Up for an $8B+ Stock Market Debut

A new report from Reuters is claiming that the crypto trading platform Coinbase is in the process of filing for a direct listing in the U.S. markets. (read more)

DeFi Boom Has Saved Bitcoin From Plummeting

Few analysts have suggested that bitcoin price could be much lower without one large phenomenon occurring over the past 3 months, DeFi explosion. (read more)

How the Tokenization of the Gaming Industry Empowers Players

Blockchain tech implementation into the gaming industry could seriously disrupt its closed investment ecosystem (read more)

Binance CEO shares glimpse of Binance Card beta testing

CZ follows the company’s Swipe acquisition with a tantalizing tease of the much-awaited crypto debit card. (read more)

Decentralized exchange Uniswap supports more assets than its ten closest competitors combined

While the decentralized exchange landscape continues to heat up competitively, Uniswap has maintained its dominance by the number of assets supported, according to The Block’s research findings. (read more)

Children’s Heart Charity Receives $48K in Crypto Donations

In its first public appeal for crypto donations, the children’s heart charity was able to raise almost $48,000 through The Giving Block’s platform. (read more)

BitFlyer Partners With Brave to Develop New Crypto Wallet

Brave has found a major partner in Japan to explore the growing Japanese market with (read more)

Record Revenue for Blockchain Gaming Company During Pandemic

Animoca Brands, the firm behind noted NFT-powered games The Sandbox and F1 Delta Time, has reported record revenue amid the COVID-19 lockdown (read more)

How a Fragile Monetary System Could Influence Bitcoin in the Coming Months

One analyst is now noting that the “fragile” monetary system could hold heavy influence over Bitcoin in the months and years ahead. (read more)

DeFi exchange Kyber pools $18M on day one of ETH staking rewards

Kyber Network has launched its long-awaited Katalyst upgrade alongside its new KyberDAO. Less than 24 hours later, millions in KNC have already been staked. (read more)

Ripple (XRP) trading at highest price in nearly a month

Ripple has hit the $0.20 mark for the first time since early June. The currency has shot up by more than 9% to finally break its bearish patterns. (read more)

Ethereum miners set a record for revenue from transaction fees in June

Ethereum miners generated an all-time high of nearly 17% of their total revenue from the transaction fees in June — up from just 10% in May — based on a 30-day rolling average. Cryptocurrency miners typically generate their revenues through block subsidy rewards and transaction fees. (read more)

New Head of Japan’s Financial Services Agency Is Crypto-Friendly

The Japanese government will appoint Ryozo Himino as the next commissioner of Japan’s Financial Services Agency (read more)

TikTok Sends Dogecoin Price to 2-Year High as Twitter Says ‘Be Smart’

Gains from a fresh viral campaign in support of DOGE on TikTok lead to an appeal to speculators from the @Dogecoin account (read more)

Bitcoin Hash Rate Surges to Fresh All-Time High

After the block reward halving, many analysts in the Bitcoin space expected a “death spiral.” (read more)

New chat app harnesses Ethereum to send private messages

DChat, from Unstoppable Domains, is a blockchain-based peer-to-peer chat app that puts its users in control. (read more)

Here are the fastest growing DeFi apps right now

Dune Analytics data reveals explosive growth in DeFi users since the beginning of summer. (read more)

Binance Gives 27,000 COVID-19 Masks to UK National Health Service

Binance has donated 27,000 KN95 masks worth over $60,000 to the U.K. National Health Service’s Pru Trust to aid the fight against COVID-19. (read more)

Neo Founder Says Next-Gen Internet Will Break Up Tech Giants’ Data Silos

The founder of blockchain platform Neo, Hongfei Da, discussed the importance of next-generation internet at Unitize (read more)

DeFi hits $2 billion in total value locked; Compound snatches MakerDAO’s top spot

The decentralized finance (DeFi) market continues to grow fast. It has now hit a $2 billion mark in total value locked (TVL), according to DeFi Pulse. (read more)

Active Ethereum users double in Q2 2020

The Dapp.com Q2 2020 Dapp Market Report shows big gains for Ethereum in users and transaction volume, led in large part by the DeFi boom. (read more)

The demand for WBTC has been soaring lately. Here’s why.

The outstanding supply of WBTC, which accounts for nearly 80% of the total tokenized bitcoin in circulation, has seen a 632% increase since May. (read more)

Expedia Partners With Crypto Service Travala.com for Crypto Bookings

Expedia now allows its over 700,000 accommodations to be booked with cryptocurrency through crypto travel platform Travala.com (read more)

Singapore’s Blockchain Landscape Has Grown More than 50% Since Last Year

There are 234 companies in Singapore’s blockchain landscape (read more)

Cardano Gains Momentum as Ethereum 2.0 Release Continues to Stall

Cardano is a third-generation proof of stake blockchain that reportedly offers 1 million transactions per second via Hydra Sharding. (read more)

Brock Pierce Jumps Into 2020 US Presidential Last Minute

Brock Pierce joins the 2020 elections as a last-minute presidential candidate (read more)

Bitcoin Community Celebrates as Crucial Lightning Network Project Launches

Despite it having a strong fundamental premise, Bitcoin’s Lightning Network has yet to see the adoption that its proponents hoped would happen. (read more)

Crypto social media platform Voice finally launches on EOS

After months of delays, and a $150 million cash injection, the EOS-based Voice platform is now open for viewing. (read more)

Crypto.com Says User Growth Coming From Products, Not Token Speculation

Crypto.com’s CEO Kris Marszalek told CoinDesk the total number of users had increased by 50% in the past couple of months. (read more)

Bank of Japan Will Begin Experimenting With a Digital Yen

The Bank of Japan announced on Thursday that it would experiment with a CBDC to check its feasibility from a technical perspective (read more)

Huobi Becomes First Major Exchange to Run a Chainlink Node

Huobi has become the first major exchange to run a Chainlink node in an effort to improve data authenticity and integrity (read more)

Fix Issued For ‘Serious’ Bitcoin Wallet Security Threat

Bitcoin hacks and thefts have exploded since bitcoin’s epic 2017 bull run saw the price balloon to around $20,000. (read more)

Six projects score blockchain innovation prizes in European Commission-funded program

The European Innovation Council (EIC) has awarded 5 million euros ($ 5.6 million) to six winners competing in the Blockchains for Social Good program. (read more)

MetaMask unveils new Ethereum wallet, updates privacy features

The popular Ethereum wallet has an update—and privacy is its forte. (read more)

Total USDC supply crosses 1 billion after token supply surge in June

The total supply of stablecoin USDC surpassed 1 billion on July 1, network data shows. (read more)

The Wirecard saga, what comes next and what it means for the crypto space

Many Wirecard clients are looking to migrate to new vendors, according to experts. One company, which appears to gain the most from the Wirecard saga in the crypto market, is Contis. (read more)

Bitcoin As A Payment System — Crypto Cards

Crypto is making a case to be a payment system, through the use of cards, but it is not an easy path for companies trying to intergrate the two systems. (read more)

Binance confirms partnership with Swipe for debit card launch - The Block

Binance has confirmed a partnership with Swipe for its debit card launch in a now-deleted webpage. Binance Card would enable “real time” conversion of crypto to fiat currency to use at merchants globally. (read more)

Bitcoin investments are now doubling among Boomers, Gen X

Mode Banking reports significant increases among older buyers during the pandemic, nearly matching the month-over-month rates of Millennials and Gen Z. (read more)

Monthly volumes for DEXs soared past $1.5 billion to hit all-time high in June

Decentralized exchanges saw their busiest month ever in terms of trade volume, according to new market data. (read more)

COMP holders vote to change yield farming rules on Compound

COMP governance token holders have approved a vote to change how Compound distributes rewards—a move that aims to influence yield farmers’ harvests. (read more)

Japanese investing giant SBI takes $30 million stake in crypto trader B2C2

Count this as the latest sign that the market for crypto prime brokers is overheating. (read more)

Crypto “Reserve Currency,” Tether (USDT) Hits a $10 Billion Market Cap

Weeks ago, NewsBTC reported that the market capitalization of leading crypto stablecoin Tether (USDT) was on track to $10 billion. This week, after a large mint (read more)

0x’s first consumer product is an aggregator of decentralized exchanges

Decentralized exchange infrastructure provider 0x has launched its first consumer product: an platform that aggregates liquidity from other decentralized exchanges. (read more)

Witnesses Will Vouch for Stablecoins, Digital Dollars in US Senate Hearing Tuesday

Witnesses will discuss stablecoins and tokenized dollars during Tuesday’s Senate Banking hearing on the digitization of money. (read more)

Bitcoin’s ROI Since 2015 Outperforms Five Major Indices by 70X

Analyst Justinas Baltrusaitis says Bitcoin’s return on investment from 2015 to 2020 puts the digital asset ahead of many traditional markets (read more)

Binance is finalizing a deal to buy majority stake in Swipe, setting stage for payments card launch

Binance is finalizing a deal to acquire a majority stake in crypto startup Swipe.io, The Block has learned. The move paves the way for the crypto exchange giant to move ahead with its plan for a branded payments card. (read more)

These Altcoins Set a New ATH While Bitcoin And Ethereum Tank

Why are several small-cap altcoins setting new all-time high price records while top crypto assets Bitcoin and Ethereum struggle? (read more)

The Amount of Bitcoin That Hasn’t Moved In a Year Hits an All-Time High

The number of Bitcoin that has not moved in over 12 months achieved a new all-time high. The statistic indicates investors are confident in the long-term trend (read more)

Crypto exchanges lead the way for blockchain industry M&A deals: research

Since 2013, the blockchain industry has seen 129 M&A transactions, with an aggregate deal value around $2.9 billion per The Block’s research findings. (read more)

Crypto.com to Refund Clients as Wirecard’s Card Issuer Told to Cease Operations

Card issuer Crypto.com is refunding 100% of customer balances as the U.K. regulator orders Wirecard Card solutions to cease operations. (read more)

King of DeFi: Value locked in Compound hits $1 billion

Compound Finance’s CEO announced Friday that $1 billion is now locked into the protocol. (read more)

Telegram Agrees to Pay $18.5M Penalty in SEC Settlement Over Failed TON Offering - CoinDesk

Telegram has settled its six-month court case with the SEC, agreeing to pay $18.5 million in penalties and to notify the agency if it plans to issue another digital asset in the next three years. (read more)

DeFi Effect: Scaling Debate Begins as Ethereum Fees Reach Two-Year Highs

Ethereum has seen a decentralized finance craze over recent weeks. (read more)

Ripple (XRP) Showing Positive Signs But This Resistance Holds The Key

Ripple is currently correcting higher from the $0.1783 low. XRP price is showing positive signs, but it must surpass $0.1850 to continue higher. (read more)

$1 billion in Bitcoin options expire tomorrow. Here’s what that means

The Bitcoin options market is about to see its largest options expiration yet. Should we expect price waves? (read more)

You can now earn COMP by learning about it on Coinbase - The Block

Coinbase Earn has added COMP to its list of supported assets. (read more)

Major Japanese Firm Reveals Plans for a Digital Securities Exchange

Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings, a major Japanese traditional financial institution, is working towards launching a digital security exchange in Japan (read more)

Paxful has overtaken LocalBitcoins for the first time. What’s behind the P2P flippening?

Earlier this month, Paxful passed LocalBitcoins in weekly global trading volume after nipping at its heels for half of a year. (read more)

Signature Bank Blockchain Integration Increased Transaction Volume By 15%

Yesterday, Signature Bank, based in New York, announced a new client service – a blockchain-based digital payments platform called Signet, with Fireblocks. (read more)

COMP Token Spikes 25% on Surprise Binance Listing

Surprise Binance listings have led to a sudden 25% spike in the price of Compound’s Governance Token (read more)

Activity on Binance Coin’s Network Swells Despite Lackluster Price Action

Binance Coin has been consolidating within a narrow trading range. However, the high levels of activity on its network adds credence to this optimistic outlook. (read more)

Australians Can Now Pay for Bitcoin at the Post Office

Australians can deposit money for a local Bitcoin exchange at the post office (read more)

Bitcoin joins in DeFi yield-farming frenzy - Decrypt

Synthetix, Curve and Ren have teamed up to launch Bitcoin liquidity incentives. The program combines three Ethereum-based flavors of Bitcoin. (read more)

CENTRE adopts multi-chain framework for USDC starting with Algorand - The Block

The USDC stablecoin is set to launch on the Algorand blockchain as part of a new framework focused on multiple network implementations. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) Near New All-Time High — Here’s 3 Reasons for the Rally

Today’s Chainlink rally leaves the price just 3% away from setting a new all-time high, but can bulls maintain the current momentum? (read more)

21 Million BTC: How PayPal Active Users Underscores Bitcoin Digital Scarcity | NewsBTC

An over 300 million active register accounts on PayPal highlights just how important digital scarcity is to Bitcoin’s value. (read more)

Why the CEO of Binance U.S. says big trading volumes aren’t a top priority — yet - The Block

The Block sat down with Binance.US CEO Catherine Coley to talk the exchange’s position in the American market, its long-term vision and more. (read more)

Handshake Goes Live With an Uncensorable Internet Browser - CoinDesk

Handshake minimizes the role of centralized entities in the internet’s basic infrastructure. First, it was a new domain system. Now it’s a browser. (read more)

DeFi Yield Farmers And Crypto Investors Are Raking In 100%+ Annualized Yields

DeFi “yield farming” is the latest meme exciting investors in the crypto universe. Yield farming is the act of leveraging DeFi protocols and products to generate high rates of return, in some cases reaching over 100% annualized yields when factoring in “cashback” bonuses and incentives. (read more)

Huobi Japan to list regulator-approved Huobi Token - Decrypt

Huobi Token is the first foreign exchange token approved by the Japan’s financial regulator. (read more)

Rumored PayPal and Venmo Crypto Support To Provide Big Boost To Adoption | NewsBTC

New rumors circulating the web suggest that payments processing giant PayPal and subsidiary Venmo are making a major play in crypto. (read more)

Protesters Around The World Are Putting Their Hopes Into Cryptocurrency

At a recent protest for Black Lives Matter, one of the speakers talked about bitcoin as an alternative for the financial systems that had oppressed them for so long. (read more)

Buy Bitcoin with cash at 7-Eleven, CVS with this new app - Decrypt

Bitcoin ATM company LibertyX has teamed with retailers 7-Eleven, Rite Aid, and CVS to bring its cash for crypto services to 20,000 locations. (read more)

Italian Banks Are Ready to Trial a Digital Euro - CoinDesk

The Italian Banking Association announced last week that its banks were interested in piloting a digital euro. (read more)

Cyprus Hospital Ready to Store COVID-19 Test Results on Blockchain

VeChain’s medical records blockchain platform in Cyprus lets people prove, and control, COVID-19 test results (read more)

Compound overtakes MakerDAO in value locked - The Block

Compound has overtaken MakerDAO, Saturday, June 20, to become the largest decentralized finance protocol by total value locked according to data from DeFi Pulse. There is approximately $500M in cryptocurrency locked on Compound compared to $486M on MakerDAO. Compound began distributing its native go… (read more)

Over 300 WordPress sites now earn passive income from crypto exchanges - Decrypt

Draper Goren Holm partner’s plug-in is creating passive income opportunities for website operators. (read more)

Ethereum miners are increasing the network’s gas limit by 25% - The Block

Miners on Ethereum are currently in the process of increasing the network’s gas limit from 10,000,000 to 12,500,000 in response to increased network utilization. Users pay gas fees to include transactions in an Ethereum block. The network’s block size is bounded by the amount of gas that can be spen… (read more)

Google-backed crypto startup expands its IoT network into Europe - Decrypt

After reaching 1,000+ US cities in less than a year, Helium eyes a new target while introducing new hardware. (read more)

Let’s Talk Turkey And The Crypto Rage Against The Machine

Turkey has dramatically increased resources into blockchain and cryptocurrency technology. (read more)

Blockchain Game Economy ‘Will Be Bigger Than Japan’s’

Hironao Kunimitsu, the founder of Tokyo social gaming firm Gumi, spoke about the future of gaming and NFTs at Cointelegraph Japan’s Traders Live last week (read more)

Ripple, Brave and Huobi Join Instant Global Payments Network PayID

Ripple, Brave, Huobi and 40 other companies have joined the Open Payment Coalition to launch instant payment network PayID worldwide (read more)

An Ethereum Wallet Will Let You Easily Host Your Decentralized Website

MyEtherWallet is adding an integration with IPFS to let its users easily launch websites on the decentralized web, but the network is still quite limited (read more)

Algorand Founder’s Chess Match Against A Grandmaster Recorded on Blockchain

A chess game between grandmaster Sergey Karjakin and Algorand founder Silivio Micali was recorded on the blockchain (read more)

New tech makes Visa-level volume possible on Ethereum - Decrypt

Matter Labs’ zkSync product has launched on the Ethereum mainnet, making trustless and scalable payments on the network a reality. (read more)

Reddit invites developers to submit Ethereum scaling proposals for its token project - The Block

Reddit is accepting proposals to scale Ethereum in the wake of launching a new crypto project, the Block has confirmed. (read more)

Singapore Carpooling App Ryde Launches Wallet for BTC Payments

Singaporean carpooling app Ryde announced the launch of its own cryptocurrency wallet which will facilitate Bitcoin payments for its service (read more)

Bolton’s Book: President Trump Wanted To “Go After” Bitcoin As Early As 2018

In July 2019, U. S. President Donald Trump came out harshly against Bitcoin, broadcasting skepticism about the asset class to his dozens of millions of Twitter followers. (read more)

Crypto.com enters Bitcoin derivatives market to rival OKEx, Huobi - Decrypt

Crypto.com’s new exchange doesn’t shift a whole lot of volume, but it still wants to play with the big dogs. (read more)

JPMorgan nabs former Gemini executive to work on wholesale payments innovation - The Block

Sarah Olsen, a former executive at crypto exchange Gemini, has joined the ranks of JPMorgan’s blockchain staff, a spokesperson for the bank confirmed to The Block. Olsen, who previously was a managing director at Gemini, joined JPMorgan in June, according to her LinkedIn profile. As an executive di… (read more)

Coronavirus Has Revealed ‘Holes Within Traditional Financial Systems’—And Demand For Alternatives Is Suddenly ‘Surging’

As the world braces for the economic fallout from widespread coronavirus lockdowns, a rising hedge fund star has warned of “holes within traditional financial systems” and backed a bitcoin brokerage that has seen its clients double each month since January... (read more)

Ubisoft launches Rabbids Token crypto game to benefit UNICEF - Decrypt

After plenty of dabbling around blockchain, the massive game publisher debuts a riff on CryptoKitties. (read more)

Coinbase open-sources the software it uses to integrate new blockchains - The Block

Coinbase has open-sourced the technical framework it’s been using to list new tokens to its platform, the San Francisco exchange announced Wednesday. (read more)

When Bitcoin Flashed This Signal in 2015, It Rallied 4,000%. It’s Back Again | NewsBTC

With Bitcoin failing to break past the highs it established earlier this year, there have been some commentators seriously considering a steep correction. (read more)

Apple And Google Admit Ethereum App To Let Employees Prove They’ve Been Vaccinated

As businesses open their doors to a Covid-19 world, this new app will let employees prove the results of their most recent medical tests, and eventually whether they’ve been vaccinated, without revealing anything else about who they are. (read more)

Crypto for Black Lives campaign aims to raise $1M for nonprofits - Decrypt

The Giving Block launches crypto donation drive with big ambitions, aided by a matching grant from Gitcoin. (read more)

How optimistic rollup might help Reddit’s new Ethereum tokens take off - The Block

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Nearly 75% of Fortune 100 firms have explored blockchain initiatives - The Block

The cryptocurrency mania of 2017 inspired some of the largest companies in the U.S. to experiment with blockchain systems. Large corporations jumped at the chance to be associated with blockchain technology, due to its novelty and its association with technological innovation. IBM, for example, has… (read more)

Bitcoin makes up over 90% of payments processed by BitPay - The Block

Bitcoin continues to be the dominant payment method for BitPay, according to new payment statistics released by the firm. Since November 2019, bitcoin has maintained a 90% market share of all payments processed, by payment count, through BitPay’s platform. The closest competing asset is bitcoin cash… (read more)

There are now 8,000 Bitcoin ATMs globally - Decrypt

Global installations have jumped by 150% in two years, with the US leading the pack. But regulation is coming. (read more)

Survey: Japanese Crypto Holders Prefer XRP Over ETH

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Ripple (XRP) Rallies Above Key Resistance After Double Bottom Emerges | NewsBTC

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Peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalCryptos adds Litecoin - Decrypt

The LocalCryptos community has spoken, and the peer-to-peer exchange has listed: Litecoin trading is now live. (read more)

What’s Driving The Demand Behind Stablecoin’s $10B Crypto Market Cap Milestone? | NewsBTC

The growth of stablecoins in 2020 has been unlike anything seen before. Each week, more and more of the fiat-backed crypto assets are printed, nearly as fast an (read more)

Crypto map reveals the most ‘Bitcoin maximalist’ country on earth - Decrypt

Where on earth on does Bitcoin most dominate interest compared to other coins? A new interactive “cryptocurrency world map” tallies up Google Trends. (read more)

JPMorgan says bitcoin passed its ‘first real stress test’ during March’s global economic turmoil - The Block

Bitcoin successfully passed its “first real” stress test during March’s global economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, according to JPMorgan strategists. (read more)

$1,000 Is Shockingly Worth This Much If You Bought Top 10 Crypto Assets In 2018

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Bitcoin Development Fund For Human Rights Shows Crypto Is For The People

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JPMorgan Completes Surprise Bitcoin Flip—And Calls A Price Floor

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Cardano (ADA) parent company IOHK joins Hyperledger | CryptoSlate

IOHK, the company behind the Cardano (ADA) blockchain, has joined Hyperledger, an open-source community focused on developing blockchain technology. (read more)

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Why Bitcoin Is A Silent Protest Against Corrupt Governments Everywhere.

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Blackmail is Behind Multi-Million ETH Transfer Fees, Say Researchers

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Spacex Bitcoin Scam Features BTC Giveaway, Elon Musk, and NASA Launch | News Bitcoin News

A Spacex bitcoin scam has frequently appeared on Youtube, claiming to give away BTC. Its promo video features the recent Spacex launch with two NASA astronauts and an interview with Spacex and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The scammers claim that anyone sending bitcoin to them will be “airdropped” twice the … (read more)

JPMorgan Praises Bitcoin’s Resilience While Comparing It to Traditional Assets

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Options Trading Is a Huge Step for the Crypto Derivatives Market

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Ripple Signs 28 New XRP Production Contracts for Crypto-Powered Remittances

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Binance Reportedly Trades Crypto in China Despite Ban, Says It Runs ‘Test Site’

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Crypto exchange Gemini hires Goldman Sachs alumni - Decrypt

New managing director for Asia, Jeremy Ng, will help the exchange secure a license in Singapore. (read more)

Russian Ministry Slams Bill to Ban Crypto — Experts Warn Easy to Bypass, Creates Black Market | Regulation Bitcoin News

Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development has informed parliament of its disapproval of the bill to ban cryptocurrency. Experts say a ban will be ineffective as people can use technology to bypass it, leading to the creation of an “uncontrolled black market.” (read more)

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Congressional candidate Jonathan Herzog hosted a live YouTube broadcast with Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin on Monday, along with author Glen Weyl. (read more)

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A Number of Small Bitcoin Mining Farms Are Quitting as Older Mining Rigs Become Worthless | Mining Bitcoin News

Reports from China show that a number of small mining operations are struggling and older bitcoin mining machines are becoming useless. (read more)

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Ripple is gaining pace above $0.2500. It seems like XRP is aiming a run towards the $0.2700 resistance level as long as it is above $0.2400. (read more)

Uniswap is taking on SUSHI head on with the launch of a new governance protocol token UNI, leading to a flurry of activity from more than 13,000 DeFi users. (read more)

The state-sanctioned Blockchain-Based Service Network is bringing public chains to China, according to an internal memo obtained by CoinDesk. (read more)

Kraken has become the first cryptocurrency exchange to receive a US banking charter issued by the Wyoming Banking Board. (read more)

The native token of Bella Protocol, BEL token, surged by a whopping 1000% in less than three hours after Binance listing. From a mere $0.75. During … (read more)

One trend seen while looking towards Ethereum’s daily moving averages is incredibly bullish and is strikingly similar to one seen in 2016. (read more)

Filecoin and its FIL token might be the most complex thing the blockchain industry has ever brought to market. Here’s what you need to know. (read more)

After a group of DeFi traders mistakenly sent $1 million to the wrong address, Tether swooped in to help recover the funds. (read more)

DAML smart contract language is expanding globally each day. (read more)

A second pre-launch sandbox, the Spadina testnet, is coming for Ethereum 2.0, with a specific focus on deposits and genesis testing. (read more)

Huobi DeFi Labs have announced 10 new members, including sector heavyweights Aave, Curve Finance, and Synthetix. (read more)

If Bitcoin reacts to the recent substantial printing of more Tether stablecoins the same as it has in the past, we may finally have a catalyst for the (read more)

Pax Gold and Amp are also the latest additions to the exchange. (read more)

One trader is looking towards a continuation of Binance Coin’s uptrend, explaining that it has allowed BNB to shatter a crucial resistance (read more)

A vulnerability in the Bitcoin network—now fixed—could have led to entire systems of nodes being shut down. Luckily, hackers never took advantage of the bug. (read more)

Despite the recent mini price crash, DeFi users have injected more than 20,000 Bitcoin into DeFi projects in the last week, suggesting the DeFi bull run isn’t over. (read more)

Supply of USDC, the Coinbase-backed stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, has grown 80% since July and is showing no signs of slowing down. (read more)

One analyst observed that Tezos (XTZ) has been showing some signs of intense weakness against its BTC trading pair in recent days. (read more)

When it comes to bitcoin, Singapore’s DBS Bank sees a “pandemic-led acceleration of adoption.” (read more)

Doing its IPO on the Ethereum blockchain gives the public, and INX itself, a novel vista on the process, which traditionally has been a back-room affair. (read more)

XRP has become among the more somber stories of the crypto market since the bubble burst. The once third-ranked asset has fallen down the list of top (read more)

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Bitcoin price struggled to gain momentum above $10,400. BTC is currently trading near $10,000 and remains at a risk of a sharp decline. (read more)

A survey of representatives from popular DeFi protocols found most expect the Ethereum network to hold off competition from other networks. (read more)

It may be too early to draw parallels between the DeFi explosion and the ICO bubble of two years ago. (read more)

Ethereum is recovering higher and trading above $335. ETH price is likely to accelerate higher if it clears the $360 level and the 100 hourly SMA. (read more)

Chinese demand for DeFi is surging, with local exchanges struggling under the weight of withdrawals destined for yield farming protocols. (read more)

Users can securely farm new assets on Binance Launchpool as part of the cryptocurrency exchange’s pivot into DeFi products. (read more)

SushiSwap experienced a tumultuous weekend after its founder sold $13 million’ worth of his stake in the decentralized, automated market maker project. (read more)

Altcoins such as Chainlink took a strong beating over the past three days, plunging dozens of percent from their recent highs as Bitcoin and Ethereum (read more)

Blockchain is being leveraged across the mining sector and major mining firm Vale and its partners completed its first iron sale on blockchain (read more)

Crypto exchange giant Binance is delving deeper into the world of DeFi-style products with its latest offering, an automated market maker called Binance Liquid Swap. (read more)

Crypto wallet service and Web3 browser MetaMask’s mobile app is now available on Android and will soon be accessible on iOS as well. (read more)

Uniswap has become the first decentralized exchange to tag ten-figure volumes amid the yield farming frenzy and vampire attacks from rival platforms (read more)

Tron price is up over 5%, while bitcoin is down over 5%. TRX is testing a crucial resistance near $0.0385 and it could correct lower. (read more)

One analyst is pointing to XRP’s ability to reclaim the level where its first bull ran first began as a positive sign for its outlook. (read more)

RealT is working with Aave to stake tokenized real estate shares as collateral for loans. (read more)

Ripple extended its rise above the $0.2920 resistance. XRP price even broke the $0.3000 resistance and it is currently correcting gains. (read more)

Ethereum miners are gaining big as transaction costs or gas fees continue to rise amid decentralized finance (DeFi) boom. (read more)

The Ethereum-based Yearn.finance (YFI) was forked multiple times in July and August as developers looked to replicate the original’s success. For context. (read more)

It’s not SUSHI. It’s not YAM. It’s KIMCHI. And it’s super hot...for now. (read more)

Ethereum extended its rally by 5% and it broke $440. ETH price is likely to break the $450 resistance, above which the bulls might aim $500. (read more)

Leading cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX has launched its mobile trading app in 140 countries, the exchange told CoinDesk. (read more)

Two months ago, lending protocol Aave had only issued $14 million in flash loans total. They did that amount in a single transaction this weekend. (read more)

All services on Swipe are immediately available on Binance Card (read more)

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $60.00. LTC is likely to continue higher towards $68.00 or $70.00 as long as it is above $58.00. (read more)

Crypto exchange Yellow Card recently expanded into South Africa and Botswana, and in September will launch its service in Kenya and Cameroon. (read more)

One analyst explained that as long as bulls guard against a dip below $17.00 in the coming few hours, Chainlink (LINK) could rally to $19.00. (read more)

Over 7,000 blocks reorganized after August’s third Ethereum Classic 51% attack. (read more)

Framework Labs – a firm that incubates and supports DeFi projects – has stepped out of the shadows with the announcement of a successful seed funding round. (read more)

Binance coin price is up over 5% and it broke the $23.00 resistance. BNB is likely to continue higher and it could even surpass $24.00 and $25.00. (read more)

Brave users can trade and access Gemini account balances directly from the browser, while creators can use Gemini to take custody of earned BAT. (read more)

Bitcoin price is forming a strong support and a possible double bottom near $11,140. BTC is likely to rally if it clears the $11,500 resistance. (read more)

A UI for DeFi has netted $1.5 million in seed round funding after winning Kyber’s DeFi Hackathon last year. (read more)

One trader is expecting the strong support just below Chainlink’s current price to act as a launchpad that sends LINK up towards $19.00. (read more)

After migrating to a proof-of-stake blockchain last month, Cardano has started doling out the rewards. (read more)

Despite DeFi’s meteoric growth, only half a dozen projects represent more than 90% of the capital locked in the sector (read more)

Ripple is declining and it broke the $0.2800 support. XRP price is currently correcting higher, but upsides are likely to remain capped near $0.2810. (read more)

Decentralized lending and borrowing protocol Aave has taken the number one slot in total value locked (TVL), snatching that position from rival MakerDAO. (read more)

Bitcoin broke above $10,000 and is trading well above the key level. Ethereum is up over 200% year to date, and the rest of the crypto market is right (read more)

Florida’s financial regulators granted Binance.US a money transmitters license in July. (read more)

Ethereum gained bullish momentum above the $400 resistance. ETH price is currently consolidating above $400 and it is likely to climb above $410. (read more)

Thus far, 2020 has been the year of the altcoin, not Bitcoin. Which altcoin is the year’s biggest star may be arguable, but its quite clear that the (read more)

Cosmos (ATOM) has broken through the stratosphere of late with gains upward of 130% this month and a further 10% rally in the past 24 hours. (read more)

Ethereum is holding a crucial support zone near $380. ETH price seems to be basing for the next move and it might surge above $400 in the near term. (read more)

The top ten crypto wallet applications hit all-time-highs last month, according to a report by Apptopia published on Thursday. (read more)

Despite a strong technical outlook, analysts are also concerned that Polkadot’s massive growth will cause DOT to see slowing momentum in the near-term (read more)

MetaMask, the popular Ethereum wallet service, has migrated its open-source code under a new limited license, the firm announced Friday. (read more)

Lightning Labs has added Wumbo channels to let users send larger bitcoin transactions via Lightning Network channels. (read more)

Ripple is holding important supports near $0.2800. XRP price is currently testing a crucial resistance near $0.2980, above which it could rally significantly. (read more)

OMG: this token is on fire! But can Tether’s USDT stablecoin really be enough to keep the flames burning? (read more)

Stablecoin issuer Tether is today moving 1 billion USDT coins, or 8% of its total supply, from TRON to Ethereum blockchain. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) started a sharp downside correction from $19.93. It is now trading above the $15.00 support and eyeing a fresh surge above $17.00. (read more)

With the explosive rise of DeFi has come radical new ways to collectively make decisions. The Ethereal Sessions virtual conference on Thursday takes a deeper look. (read more)

After announcing plans to integrate Tether (USDT) into the OMG Network at the end of May, the stablecoin is now live on the network. (read more)

Today, Yearn.finance (YFI) did what many believed was impossible: the altcoin’s price crossed above that of Bitcoin (BTC). (read more)

WAVES has seen a surge of well over 100% over the past week, while a stablecoin built on the platform is launching on Ethereum (ETH). The new launch establishes a port between the two competing blockchains. (read more)

The Colibra app is providing a means for air travelers delayed for any reason to receive compensation in crypto (read more)

Ethereum challenger Polkadot’s DOT tokens were unlocked today at block number 1,205,128. (read more)

Learn more about the Shelley hard fork and future development plans as she joins The Decrypt Daily podcast. (read more)

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $65.00. LTC is likely to continue higher towards $75.00 or $80.00, similar to bitcoin and ethereum. (read more)

Bitcoin surged to a new 2020 high of $12,486, posting a 73% year-to-date return on investment. Here are the key factors driving its price. (read more)

Following in Bitcoin’s steps, Ripple’s XRP appears to be shaking off the bearish sentiment of the last two years and now testing a yearly high. (read more)

Huobi DeFi Labs, Huobi Group’s new research and incubation platform focused on decentralized finance, has launched a new consortium effort. (read more)

Could blockchain fight against state-sponsored censorship in a post-coronavirus era? (read more)

Compound’s recent momentum coupled with its technical outlook indicate that COMP may be just days away from reclaiming its recent highs. (read more)

Crypto exchange Binance had the highest number of visitors in July at 25.0 million, followed by Coinbase and BitMEX, with 22.5 million and 6.9 million visitors, respectively, according to The Block Research. (read more)

Curve, a decentralized exchange (DEX) for trading stablecoins, has become the third decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol to hit $1 billion in total value (read more)

Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey stuff is about to become non-fungible (read more)

Ethereum climbed over 8% and it broke the main $400 barrier against the US Dollar. ETH price traded to a new 2-year high above $430 and it is likely to continue higher. (read more)

Tron price rallied over 15% and it surpassed the key $0.0220 resistance zone against the US Dollar. TRX could correct lower in the short term, but the price action suggests more gains. (read more)

A friendlier approach and a new API suggest a fresh attitude—one that could well serve its potential decentralized future. (read more)

Ripple is reportedly struggling to find use cases for XRP and its underlying technology and is looking to shift its strategy. (read more)

ETH sees it’s highest price since the end of the boom, in August, 2018. Chalk it up to DeFi Madness? (read more)

An anonymous developer deployed the open source contracts for the hotly anticipated DeFi governance token, CRV. The Curve team has confirmed the token has launched. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) is ripping higher once again, despite a stagnation in the price of Bitcoin and other top cryptocurrencies. The altcoin is up 20% in th (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) rallied over 30% and it traded close to the $17.000 level against the US Dollar. It dethroned bitcoin cash and moved to the 5th spot in terms of the market cap. (read more)

Iran’s government is urging its citizens to invest in oil. But the asset has only struggled this year. (read more)

Ethereum transaction or gas fees reached an all-time high of $6.87 million yesterday, August 12, according to The Block Research. (read more)

The biggest DeFi token doesn’t seem to be slowing down in its heroic ascent. (read more)

Gold was up Wednesday morning after posting its worst day in seven years a day prior. (read more)

The CEO of Animoca Brands, Yat Siu discussed his firm’s strategy of bringing the benefits of blockchain technology to non-crypto-native games with loyal audiences (read more)

Coinbase has resigned from cryptocurrency and blockchain advocacy group the Blockchain Association following the admittance of Binance.US. (read more)

Tezos, a close contender for the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap, has gone on a powerful, over 45% rally in the last 11 days. These incredibl (read more)

It’s been a tough past few days for the crypto market. Bitcoin and Ethereum are both down by approximately 5% in the past 24 hours (read more)

The Medalla test network is serving as a kind of dress rehearsal for Ethereum 2.0′s eventual mainnet launch. (read more)

Despite stagnation in the value of ETH, demand for Ethereum transactions continues to increase day after day. (read more)

Ripple is forming a strong support base above the $0.2800 level against the US Dollar. XRP price is showing positive signs and it seems like it could rally above the $0.3100 and $0.3200 levels. (read more)

Enterprise companies like Mastercard, Visa, and PayPal have shown a lot of interest in the crypto card/reward space. This is why the competition in the debit crypto card space will get fierce. (read more)

Money market protocol Compound has released its own price oracle as part of its efforts to migrate to the Open Price Feed. (read more)

DeFi might be all the rage in crypto. But traders in the troubled economies of Argentina and Brazil appear to be turning to Bitcoin as their currencies falter. (read more)

Chainlink (LINK) has been in a strong uptrend once again after a drop into the end of July. Just minutes ago, the asset crossed over the pivotal $10 (read more)

Bitcoin’s supply continues to become more evenly distributed just as the cryptocurrency’s “realized price” reaches a new milestone, Glassnode data shows. (read more)

Casa has released a new service that allows users to buy bitcoin directly from its free wallet app. (read more)

One analyst is pointing to a massive bull flag as a factor that could send Tezos (XTZ) surging significantly higher in the coming days and weeks. (read more)

Older investors are still clinging to gold, the report suggests, while younger investors see a brighter future with Bitcoin. (read more)

Travala.com now offers a total of 3 million accommodation options users can book with cryptocurrency (read more)

Record BTC and USDT inflows push market cap up nearly a half a billion dollars as on-ramps for crypto get more traffic. (read more)

The partner of Coca-Cola’s largest U.S.-based bottling company is expanding its use of blockchain to enhance efficiency across the beverage company’s supply chain (read more)

A panel of compliance experts from the crypto industry agreed that law enforcement and institutional finance have been hearing more positive narratives about crypto (read more)

Mexico-based cryptocurrency exchange Tauros has launched the region’s first crypto debit card through a deal with Dash and Visa. (read more)

One trader is even noting that a moon shot could send Chainlink (LINK) as high as $13.75 – although this would require a perfect storm of factors. (read more)

Square said Tuesday that it made $875 million in bitcoin revenue during the second quarter via its Cash App service. (read more)

DappRadar attributes Ethereum’s bumper month to the rise of DeFi. (read more)

After spending over two years running atop the worst crypto market performers list, XRP has potentially begun a long-term recovery. (read more)

Traders seem to be taking notice of Tezos’ technical strength, as XTZ open interest on trading platform Bitfinex recently soared to a fresh all-time high. (read more)

Ripple’s Q2 report showed $32.5 million in OTC sales of XRP during the second quarter. The firm also said that it has been buying XRP on the secondary market via a subsidiary. (read more)

The Binance-backed travel agency brought in $400,000 in July, a 100% increase from the month before. (read more)

Aggregated open interest for bitcoin futures hit an all-time high on August 1. (read more)

Ripple surged more than 30% this past week to climb above $0.3000. XRP price nosedived below $0.3250, but technicals suggest a fresh increase above $0.3150. (read more)

The entire sequence of events happened in a total of 15 minutes. Ethereum hit $418, then dropped to $302, and rebounded to $385, recording a 25% drop and a 27% upsurge, respectively. (read more)

Bitcoin reminded investors of both its promise and peril in trading this weekend. The world’s largest cryptocurrency rose to $12,112 in trading just after midnight New York time Sunday, its first foray above $12,000 since August 2019 (read more)

Bitcoin and Ethereum faced strong liquidation events just 12 hours ago. Even still, Chainlink (LINK) has continued to push higher (read more)

On July 30, the day that marked the five-year anniversary of Ethereum’s official launch, the network’s overall transaction volume moved closer to the $1 trillion mark. (read more)

“Gold bull” Dennis Gartman is getting out of the “overcrowded” gold market. Robert Kiyosaki thinks he should give Bitcoin a try instead. (read more)

U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has launched a rewards program for customers holding the Dai stablecoin from popular DeFi project Maker. (read more)

After five years of development, Cardano will launch the Shelley mainnet today at 21:45 UTC. (read more)

The cryptocurrency markets are finally heating up in July. (read more)

XRP is a polarizing cryptocurrency asset, perhaps the most across the industry. It has some of the most die-hard believers. (read more)

Shelley, the latest upgrade to the Cardano blockchain, has finally arrived. (read more)

Binance has gone live with a new crypto trading platform in Australia. (read more)

Ripple traded to a new monthly high above $0.2400. XRP price is currently up over 8% and it is likely to continue higher towards $0.2500. (read more)

The Bitcoin futures market is popping off alongside Bitcoin’s price, with aggregate open interest and trading volume seeing their highest numbers since March. (read more)

Ledger said Wednesday that the hardware wallet firm’s marketing and e-commerce database was compromised in June due to a now-patched vulnerability. (read more)

Digital Assets Data CEO Mike Alfred explains increased Bitcoin interest from a number of parties (read more)

One crypto-focused economist just pointed to one breakout signal that Bitcoin just posted as a reason why further upside could be inbound. (read more)

Flash loans on Aave have grown massively in the past few weeks, as DeFi traders take advantage of millions in temporary free money. (read more)

What a day it’s been for the Bitcoin market. After holding under $9,000 for multiple days and weeks, the asset saw an extremely explosive breakout that saw it r (read more)

The Ethereum Foundation has released a tool to make it easier to become a node validator on the new network. (read more)

Bitcoin’s latest rally has also bolstered its technical outlook, with multiple factors now working firmly in the favor of BTC’s bulls. (read more)

The total value of open Ethereum futures contracts has surpassed $1 billion for the first time ever—in yet another sign of increased interest in the crypto. (read more)

Bakkt saw a big volume spike in its bitcoin futures market on Monday. (read more)

MakerDAO, a non-custodial lending protocol, has become the first decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol to hit $1 billion in total value locked. (read more)

Bitcoin rallied over 4% and it broke the key $10,000 resistance. BTC is showing a lot of positive signs and it is likely to rise further above $10,200. (read more)

A Ripple executive has unveiled a personal peer-to-peer payments project based on XRP that will work in popular web browsers. (read more)

The price of gold and Tether’s XAUT rallied to more than $1,900 today, a value not seen since September 2011 (read more)

Bitcoin rose above $10,000 for the first time since June 10. The largest cryptocurrency spiked into five digits around 6 a.m. New York time on Sunday. (read more)

Ethereum followed a strong uptrend above $250 and $270. ETH price surged above the $300 level and it is currently consolidating gains. (read more)

Coinbase has continued to enjoy phenomenal growth, according to a new report. It now has over 35 million users in 100 countries. (read more)

Over the last 48 hours, the crypto asset known as Maker has been making many investors happy with a nearly 40% rally. But what’s behind the pump? (read more)

Binance has partnered with licensed German investment firm CM-Equity to offer crypto asset management and brokerage services in Germany and Europe. (read more)

On Wednesday, the Bitcoin and crypto market was treated with positive news from U.S. regulators. (read more)

Decentraland users can see the works of Marvel and DC comic artist José Delbo at the in-game MakersPlace gallery (read more)

With the likes of social media giant Facebook and Wall Street stalwarts including JPMorgan embracing cryptocurrencies, Visa, Mastercard and PayPal are gearing up to drive the next wave of bitcoin and crypto development and adoption... (read more)

A US federal regulator has clarified that US banks can operate as crypto custodians. Will they? (read more)

Ethereum is showing positive signs and it traded to a new monthly high at $281. ETH price likely to continue higher as long as it is above $260. (read more)

Web browser Opera has expanded its feature, which lets users buy cryptocurrency directly via its in-built wallet, in the U.K. (read more)

With 25+ wallets already linked to Visa, the payments titan outlines an outlook that isn’t tied to any particular coin or platform. (read more)

XRP is often the butt of many jokes across the crypto space due to general distaste toward the altcoin and years of underperformance. But one of the biggest run (read more)

Shapeshift have launched their new mobile trading app in over 120 countries, giving users full control of their private keys (read more)

Orchid, an Ethereum-based VPN service for privately browsing the web, now has a desktop app for Mac users in the Apple App Store. (read more)

A big late day pump shot the price of Bitcoin and Ethereum up. (read more)

Litecoin appears to have gained some visibility despite its lackluster price action. The eighth-largest cryptocurrency in the market took the spotlight. (read more)

The release of YFI, yEarn’s governance token, has drawn hundreds of millions in liquidity to the Curve DeFi protocol. But is it sustainable? (read more)

With $150M of deposits coming in virtually overnight, the YFI token itself has soared by more than 80x to as high as $2,500. Here’s why. (read more)

The final public testnet for ETH 2.0 aims to launch just two weeks from now (read more)

Despite growing calls for the Federal Reserve to begin work on a digital dollar, the U.S. is falling behind digital currency projects elsewhere in the world, a former head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has warned... (read more)

With DeFi’s total value locked hitting $3 billion today, some crypto users are counting on that number to keep going up... a lot. (read more)

Verisign, a publicly traded company providing domain name registry services, has been granted a blockchain-based patent (read more)

Coin Metrics found that decentralized finance is the reason why you’re paying more for Ethereum transactions. But it’s not all bad. (read more)

The adorable Ethereum game Axie Infinity just delivered another compelling reason to play thanks to a partnership with Digix. (read more)

Following delays to the rollout of ETH 2.0, it’s no secret that the Ethereum community grows restless over the wait. (read more)

Ethereum’s Ether is recovering and trading above the $235 resistance. ETH seems to be preparing for a crucial upside break above $238 and $240. (read more)

The crypto-native payments platform has already launched its Visa crypto debit card—and can now issue the same with Mastercard. (read more)

Bitcoin is trading above the $9,150 support. BTC seems to be preparing for a major increase if it succeeds in clearing the $9,200 resistance zone. (read more)

British banking giant Standard Chartered’s Singapore-based venture arm SC Ventures is reportedly building a crypto custody solution for institutional investors. (read more)

Payments giant PayPal is said to have partnered with Paxos Crypto Brokerage to launch its crypto service. (read more)

Binance coin price is gaining bullish momentum above $18.00. BNB is trading in a nice uptrend and it could aim a break above the $18.99 monthly high. (read more)

Ripple is still trading above the $0.1920 support zone. XRP price seems to be following a bullish flag pattern and it could rally above $0.2100. (read more)

The price of the world’s strangest cryptocurrency rose—then fell—today, and stands at $0.0034. (read more)

Entrepreneur and blockchain gaming executive Yat Siu described NFTs as driving a property rights revolution that will redefine the gaming industry (read more)

Lyn Alden says she turned “quite bullish” on Bitcoin in early 2020, and remains highly optimistic in BTC in a recent paper (read more)

Institutional demand for bitcoin is soaring amid the coronavirus crisis, with multi-billion dollar bitcoin and crypto-asset manager Grayscale reporting its biggest-ever quarterly inflows of almost $1 billion... (read more)

British digital artist Terry Flaxton has put his first piece up for sale on MakersPlace, a blockchain-based marketplace for rare art. (read more)

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is said to be conducting an inquiry into Wednesday’s attack on Twitter (read more)

The seismic Twitter hack exposed Bitcoin to millions of potential new users yesterday. But was it really the type of exposure that the crypto industry wants? (read more)

A wide array of Twitter accounts owned by popular figures, large companies, and crypto exchanges were targeted Wednesday in a wide-ranging attack on Twitter. (read more)

Atari have partnered with WAX in their latest move in the blockchain space, two months before a planned Atari token public offering (read more)

The pandemic has disrupted global supply chains, and organizations from the World Economic Forum to the World Bank are casting blockchains as a serious potential solution. (read more)

Brave has partnered with crypto exchange Gemini to let its users trade cryptocurrencies from within the privacy-focused browser itself. (read more)

Hackers were able to get away with posting fake Bitcoin giveaways on various Twitter accounts thanks to high level internal admin access (read more)

Usability is a critical requirement for cryptocurrency adoption, and the industry should maintain a sharp focus on designing for ease of use. (read more)

Joe Biden, Apple, Kanye West, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and many Bitcoin-related accounts have posted scam Bitcoin giveaways in the last few hours. (read more)

Revolution Populi, which is planning to raise funds for its assault on Silicon Valley toward the end of this year, has announced it will use the booming cryptocurrency chainlink for its planned decentralized digital ecosystem and social network... (read more)

Crypto exchange company Binance has announced the official launch of its crypto payments card, Binance Card in Europe and the U.K. (read more)

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration unveiled a new initiative focused on food safety Monday, publishing a policy blueprint that cites the potential role of blockchain tech in tracking products. (read more)

The bitcoin mining difficulty jumped 9.89% on Monday, pushing the total rate to above 17 trillion for the first time. (read more)

Best-selling author Robert Kiyosaki says he still invests in gold, silver, and Bitcoin because he doesn’t trust the US government (read more)

Ethereum has delivered 3X the return of bitcoin this year. This is why. (read more)

Fresh off of releasing its own first crypto game, juggernaut publisher Ubisoft throws its weight behind an upcoming RPG. (read more)

Huobi, top dog of the derivatives industry, is launching Bitcoin options on its trading platform in Q3. (read more)

The Bank of England’s governor Andrew Bailey discussed the U.K. central bank’s work around digital currency on Monday. (read more)

In its latest major release, Electrum now supports a number of innovations that could make using Lightning more secure and less bumpy for users. (read more)

The Monetary Authority of Singapore is ready to deploy its multi-currency blockchain payments project for commercial use (read more)

A new report from Reuters is claiming that the crypto trading platform Coinbase is in the process of filing for a direct listing in the U.S. markets. (read more)

Few analysts have suggested that bitcoin price could be much lower without one large phenomenon occurring over the past 3 months, DeFi explosion. (read more)

Blockchain tech implementation into the gaming industry could seriously disrupt its closed investment ecosystem (read more)

CZ follows the company’s Swipe acquisition with a tantalizing tease of the much-awaited crypto debit card. (read more)

While the decentralized exchange landscape continues to heat up competitively, Uniswap has maintained its dominance by the number of assets supported, according to The Block’s research findings. (read more)

In its first public appeal for crypto donations, the children’s heart charity was able to raise almost $48,000 through The Giving Block’s platform. (read more)

Brave has found a major partner in Japan to explore the growing Japanese market with (read more)

Animoca Brands, the firm behind noted NFT-powered games The Sandbox and F1 Delta Time, has reported record revenue amid the COVID-19 lockdown (read more)

One analyst is now noting that the “fragile” monetary system could hold heavy influence over Bitcoin in the months and years ahead. (read more)

Kyber Network has launched its long-awaited Katalyst upgrade alongside its new KyberDAO. Less than 24 hours later, millions in KNC have already been staked. (read more)

Ripple has hit the $0.20 mark for the first time since early June. The currency has shot up by more than 9% to finally break its bearish patterns. (read more)

Ethereum miners generated an all-time high of nearly 17% of their total revenue from the transaction fees in June — up from just 10% in May — based on a 30-day rolling average. Cryptocurrency miners typically generate their revenues through block subsidy rewards and transaction fees. (read more)

The Japanese government will appoint Ryozo Himino as the next commissioner of Japan’s Financial Services Agency (read more)

Gains from a fresh viral campaign in support of DOGE on TikTok lead to an appeal to speculators from the @Dogecoin account (read more)

After the block reward halving, many analysts in the Bitcoin space expected a “death spiral.” (read more)

DChat, from Unstoppable Domains, is a blockchain-based peer-to-peer chat app that puts its users in control. (read more)

Dune Analytics data reveals explosive growth in DeFi users since the beginning of summer. (read more)

Binance has donated 27,000 KN95 masks worth over $60,000 to the U.K. National Health Service’s Pru Trust to aid the fight against COVID-19. (read more)

The founder of blockchain platform Neo, Hongfei Da, discussed the importance of next-generation internet at Unitize (read more)

The decentralized finance (DeFi) market continues to grow fast. It has now hit a $2 billion mark in total value locked (TVL), according to DeFi Pulse. (read more)

The Dapp.com Q2 2020 Dapp Market Report shows big gains for Ethereum in users and transaction volume, led in large part by the DeFi boom. (read more)

The outstanding supply of WBTC, which accounts for nearly 80% of the total tokenized bitcoin in circulation, has seen a 632% increase since May. (read more)

Expedia now allows its over 700,000 accommodations to be booked with cryptocurrency through crypto travel platform Travala.com (read more)

There are 234 companies in Singapore’s blockchain landscape (read more)

Cardano is a third-generation proof of stake blockchain that reportedly offers 1 million transactions per second via Hydra Sharding. (read more)

Brock Pierce joins the 2020 elections as a last-minute presidential candidate (read more)

Despite it having a strong fundamental premise, Bitcoin’s Lightning Network has yet to see the adoption that its proponents hoped would happen. (read more)

After months of delays, and a $150 million cash injection, the EOS-based Voice platform is now open for viewing. (read more)

Crypto.com’s CEO Kris Marszalek told CoinDesk the total number of users had increased by 50% in the past couple of months. (read more)

The Bank of Japan announced on Thursday that it would experiment with a CBDC to check its feasibility from a technical perspective (read more)

Huobi has become the first major exchange to run a Chainlink node in an effort to improve data authenticity and integrity (read more)

Bitcoin hacks and thefts have exploded since bitcoin’s epic 2017 bull run saw the price balloon to around $20,000. (read more)

The European Innovation Council (EIC) has awarded 5 million euros ($ 5.6 million) to six winners competing in the Blockchains for Social Good program. (read more)

The popular Ethereum wallet has an update—and privacy is its forte. (read more)

The total supply of stablecoin USDC surpassed 1 billion on July 1, network data shows. (read more)

Many Wirecard clients are looking to migrate to new vendors, according to experts. One company, which appears to gain the most from the Wirecard saga in the crypto market, is Contis. (read more)

Crypto is making a case to be a payment system, through the use of cards, but it is not an easy path for companies trying to intergrate the two systems. (read more)

Binance has confirmed a partnership with Swipe for its debit card launch in a now-deleted webpage. Binance Card would enable “real time” conversion of crypto to fiat currency to use at merchants globally. (read more)

Mode Banking reports significant increases among older buyers during the pandemic, nearly matching the month-over-month rates of Millennials and Gen Z. (read more)

Decentralized exchanges saw their busiest month ever in terms of trade volume, according to new market data. (read more)

COMP governance token holders have approved a vote to change how Compound distributes rewards—a move that aims to influence yield farmers’ harvests. (read more)

Count this as the latest sign that the market for crypto prime brokers is overheating. (read more)

Weeks ago, NewsBTC reported that the market capitalization of leading crypto stablecoin Tether (USDT) was on track to $10 billion. This week, after a large mint (read more)

Decentralized exchange infrastructure provider 0x has launched its first consumer product: an platform that aggregates liquidity from other decentralized exchanges. (read more)

Witnesses will discuss stablecoins and tokenized dollars during Tuesday’s Senate Banking hearing on the digitization of money. (read more)

Analyst Justinas Baltrusaitis says Bitcoin’s return on investment from 2015 to 2020 puts the digital asset ahead of many traditional markets (read more)

Binance is finalizing a deal to acquire a majority stake in crypto startup Swipe.io, The Block has learned. The move paves the way for the crypto exchange giant to move ahead with its plan for a branded payments card. (read more)

Why are several small-cap altcoins setting new all-time high price records while top crypto assets Bitcoin and Ethereum struggle? (read more)

The number of Bitcoin that has not moved in over 12 months achieved a new all-time high. The statistic indicates investors are confident in the long-term trend (read more)

Since 2013, the blockchain industry has seen 129 M&A transactions, with an aggregate deal value around $2.9 billion per The Block’s research findings. (read more)

Card issuer Crypto.com is refunding 100% of customer balances as the U.K. regulator orders Wirecard Card solutions to cease operations. (read more)

Compound Finance’s CEO announced Friday that $1 billion is now locked into the protocol. (read more)

Telegram has settled its six-month court case with the SEC, agreeing to pay $18.5 million in penalties and to notify the agency if it plans to issue another digital asset in the next three years. (read more)

Ethereum has seen a decentralized finance craze over recent weeks. (read more)

Ripple is currently correcting higher from the $0.1783 low. XRP price is showing positive signs, but it must surpass $0.1850 to continue higher. (read more)

The Bitcoin options market is about to see its largest options expiration yet. Should we expect price waves? (read more)

Coinbase Earn has added COMP to its list of supported assets. (read more)

Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings, a major Japanese traditional financial institution, is working towards launching a digital security exchange in Japan (read more)

Earlier this month, Paxful passed LocalBitcoins in weekly global trading volume after nipping at its heels for half of a year. (read more)

Yesterday, Signature Bank, based in New York, announced a new client service – a blockchain-based digital payments platform called Signet, with Fireblocks. (read more)

Surprise Binance listings have led to a sudden 25% spike in the price of Compound’s Governance Token (read more)

Binance Coin has been consolidating within a narrow trading range. However, the high levels of activity on its network adds credence to this optimistic outlook. (read more)

Australians can deposit money for a local Bitcoin exchange at the post office (read more)

Synthetix, Curve and Ren have teamed up to launch Bitcoin liquidity incentives. The program combines three Ethereum-based flavors of Bitcoin. (read more)

The USDC stablecoin is set to launch on the Algorand blockchain as part of a new framework focused on multiple network implementations. (read more)

Today’s Chainlink rally leaves the price just 3% away from setting a new all-time high, but can bulls maintain the current momentum? (read more)

An over 300 million active register accounts on PayPal highlights just how important digital scarcity is to Bitcoin’s value. (read more)

The Block sat down with Binance.US CEO Catherine Coley to talk the exchange’s position in the American market, its long-term vision and more. (read more)

Handshake minimizes the role of centralized entities in the internet’s basic infrastructure. First, it was a new domain system. Now it’s a browser. (read more)

DeFi “yield farming” is the latest meme exciting investors in the crypto universe. Yield farming is the act of leveraging DeFi protocols and products to generate high rates of return, in some cases reaching over 100% annualized yields when factoring in “cashback” bonuses and incentives. (read more)

Huobi Token is the first foreign exchange token approved by the Japan’s financial regulator. (read more)

New rumors circulating the web suggest that payments processing giant PayPal and subsidiary Venmo are making a major play in crypto. (read more)

At a recent protest for Black Lives Matter, one of the speakers talked about bitcoin as an alternative for the financial systems that had oppressed them for so long. (read more)

Bitcoin ATM company LibertyX has teamed with retailers 7-Eleven, Rite Aid, and CVS to bring its cash for crypto services to 20,000 locations. (read more)

The Italian Banking Association announced last week that its banks were interested in piloting a digital euro. (read more)

VeChain’s medical records blockchain platform in Cyprus lets people prove, and control, COVID-19 test results (read more)

Compound has overtaken MakerDAO, Saturday, June 20, to become the largest decentralized finance protocol by total value locked according to data from DeFi Pulse. There is approximately $500M in cryptocurrency locked on Compound compared to $486M on MakerDAO. Compound began distributing its native go… (read more)

Draper Goren Holm partner’s plug-in is creating passive income opportunities for website operators. (read more)

Miners on Ethereum are currently in the process of increasing the network’s gas limit from 10,000,000 to 12,500,000 in response to increased network utilization. Users pay gas fees to include transactions in an Ethereum block. The network’s block size is bounded by the amount of gas that can be spen… (read more)

After reaching 1,000+ US cities in less than a year, Helium eyes a new target while introducing new hardware. (read more)

Turkey has dramatically increased resources into blockchain and cryptocurrency technology. (read more)

Hironao Kunimitsu, the founder of Tokyo social gaming firm Gumi, spoke about the future of gaming and NFTs at Cointelegraph Japan’s Traders Live last week (read more)

Ripple, Brave, Huobi and 40 other companies have joined the Open Payment Coalition to launch instant payment network PayID worldwide (read more)

MyEtherWallet is adding an integration with IPFS to let its users easily launch websites on the decentralized web, but the network is still quite limited (read more)

A chess game between grandmaster Sergey Karjakin and Algorand founder Silivio Micali was recorded on the blockchain (read more)

Matter Labs’ zkSync product has launched on the Ethereum mainnet, making trustless and scalable payments on the network a reality. (read more)

Reddit is accepting proposals to scale Ethereum in the wake of launching a new crypto project, the Block has confirmed. (read more)

Singaporean carpooling app Ryde announced the launch of its own cryptocurrency wallet which will facilitate Bitcoin payments for its service (read more)

In July 2019, U. S. President Donald Trump came out harshly against Bitcoin, broadcasting skepticism about the asset class to his dozens of millions of Twitter followers. (read more)

Crypto.com’s new exchange doesn’t shift a whole lot of volume, but it still wants to play with the big dogs. (read more)

Sarah Olsen, a former executive at crypto exchange Gemini, has joined the ranks of JPMorgan’s blockchain staff, a spokesperson for the bank confirmed to The Block. Olsen, who previously was a managing director at Gemini, joined JPMorgan in June, according to her LinkedIn profile. As an executive di… (read more)

As the world braces for the economic fallout from widespread coronavirus lockdowns, a rising hedge fund star has warned of “holes within traditional financial systems” and backed a bitcoin brokerage that has seen its clients double each month since January... (read more)

After plenty of dabbling around blockchain, the massive game publisher debuts a riff on CryptoKitties. (read more)

Coinbase has open-sourced the technical framework it’s been using to list new tokens to its platform, the San Francisco exchange announced Wednesday. (read more)

With Bitcoin failing to break past the highs it established earlier this year, there have been some commentators seriously considering a steep correction. (read more)

As businesses open their doors to a Covid-19 world, this new app will let employees prove the results of their most recent medical tests, and eventually whether they’ve been vaccinated, without revealing anything else about who they are. (read more)

The Giving Block launches crypto donation drive with big ambitions, aided by a matching grant from Gitcoin. (read more)

Reddit’s new crypto project has captured the imaginations of enthusiasts who hope it might lead to a legitimate mainstream application, but if it takes off it could cause network congestion. An emerging new scaling tool called an optimistic rollup could clear the way for much larger transaction volu… (read more)

The cryptocurrency mania of 2017 inspired some of the largest companies in the U.S. to experiment with blockchain systems. Large corporations jumped at the chance to be associated with blockchain technology, due to its novelty and its association with technological innovation. IBM, for example, has… (read more)

Bitcoin continues to be the dominant payment method for BitPay, according to new payment statistics released by the firm. Since November 2019, bitcoin has maintained a 90% market share of all payments processed, by payment count, through BitPay’s platform. The closest competing asset is bitcoin cash… (read more)

Global installations have jumped by 150% in two years, with the US leading the pack. But regulation is coming. (read more)

A survey by Japanese crypto exchange BitMax shows 25% of traders prefer XRP, compared to only 9% in ETH and 26% BTC (read more)

Ripple started a strong increase from the $0.1820 support zone against the US Dollar. XRP price seems to have formed a double bottom pattern and it could rise f (read more)

The LocalCryptos community has spoken, and the peer-to-peer exchange has listed: Litecoin trading is now live. (read more)

The growth of stablecoins in 2020 has been unlike anything seen before. Each week, more and more of the fiat-backed crypto assets are printed, nearly as fast an (read more)

Where on earth on does Bitcoin most dominate interest compared to other coins? A new interactive “cryptocurrency w