The Latest News about Cryptocurrency
Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.
Mastercard President Says Crypto Patents Will Pay Off When Central Bank Digital Currencies Arrive
Nov 2, 2020 at 19:07 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 19:59 UTC.Mastercard President Michael Miebach said the payments processor's massive trove of cryptocurrency patents will give it an edge once central bank digital currencies debut.
Artist, gamer or property mogul? Follow the NFT road to find earnings
Amid the growing appetite for digital art, in-game utility tokens and other forms of crypto collectibles, the NFT metaverse is experiencing a surge toward broad-based commercialization.
Decentralized Exchange Volume Dropped 25% in October
Nov 2, 2020 at 18:33 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 19:07 UTC.Monthly volume on decentralized exchanges fell for the first time since April, dropping 25% after three consecutive months of doubling aggregate volume through Q3, according to Dune Analytics.
Huobi Denies Rumors a Senior Executive Was Arrested
Nov 2, 2020 at 18:22 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 18:44 UTC.Huobi said Monday the rumors alleging one of its senior executives had been arrested were false.
SEC votes to simplify exempt offering rules for securities
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission voted to amend a set of rules to simplify and improve the "Overly complex" procedures for exempt securities offerings.
Brave Browser: Number of monthly users increases 130% in 1 year
Brave has now onboarded 20 million active users and almost 1 million content creators.
Price analysis 11/2: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LINK, BNB, LTC, DOT, BSV, ADA
The bears have currently dragged the price back to the 20-day EMA. A break and close below the 20-day EMA could drag the price to the uptrend line.
Bitcoin in "overbought territory" says researchers as BTC suddenly corrects
According to researchers at Santiment, Bitcoin has been in an "Overbought territory." Merely two hours after the report came out, BTC dropped 4 percent.
JP Koning: In the CBDC Race, It's Better to Be Last
Nov 2, 2020 at 17:33 UTC.Is America being left behind? China is on the verge of issuing a central bank digital currency while America twiddles its thumbs.
Tron Blockchain Stalled for Hours by 'Malicious Contract,': Sun
Nov 2, 2020 at 17:10 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 17:21 UTC.The Tron blockchain halted creation and execution of blocks due to a "Malicious contract" against a super representative on Nov. 2, according to multiple reports.
Blockchain Bites: Digital Yuan's 4M Transactions, Bitcoin's 33-Month High, Uniswap's Second Governance Vote
DeFi contractionIn the last week of October, DeFi protocol tokens were bleeding red.
5 signs that the real Bitcoin rally may only be just beginning
The price of Bitcoin has pulled back substantially since its yearly high at $14,149 a few days ago.
Bitcoin Mining Firm Hut 8 Appoints Jaime Leverton as CEO
Nov 2, 2020 at 16:22 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 16:38 UTC.Publicly traded mining company Hut 8 announced Jaime Leverton as its new CEO Monday, set to replace interim CEO Jimmy Vaiopoulos on Dec. 1.Former CEO Andrew Kiguel stepped down in late April and then-CFO Vaiopoulos was elevated on a temporary basis while the company's board of directors searched for a permanent replacement.
Lightning Network Gets a Marketplace for Payment Channel Liquidity
Nov 2, 2020 at 16:01 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 16:51 UTC.The team behind the Bitcoin Lightning Network's leading software implementation is launching a marketplace for Lightning users to lease liquidity for payments on the second-layer network.
DeFi Trading App Dharma Now Connects Directly to US Bank Accounts
Nov 2, 2020 at 16:00 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 17:21 UTC.The startup for trading in decentralized finance, Dharma, has now enabled automated clearing house purchases in 13 U.S. states.
ECB's Christine Lagarde is "prepared" for digital Euro as crypto interest rises
Christine Lagarde - the former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund and the current President of the European Central Bank - invited public reactions and commentary on the topic of a potential Euro-backed digital currency via a Twitter post this weekend.
Ethereum price faces a potential 30% correction after failing to break $400
The weekly chart shows a precise range as Ether's price couldn't break through the resistance zone at $450. However, some bullish indicators are also seen on the charts.
Decentralized VPN Sees Increased Use in Nigeria Amid #EndSars Protests
Mysterium, a decentralized VPN, is trying to reach crypto users in parts of the world that grapple with actual and potential internet censorship.
Paxful to Roll Out Crypto Debit Card for US Customers
Nov 2, 2020 at 14:18 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 14:20 UTC.Peer-to-peer digital asset marketplace Paxful is launching a crypto debit card.
Bitcoin Miners Saw 8% Revenue Increase in October
Nov 2, 2020 at 14:16 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 14:56 UTC.Bitcoin miners generated an estimated $353 million in revenue in October, up 8% from September, according to on-chain data from Coin Metrics analyzed by CoinDesk.
First Mover: Bitcoin Retreats Before US Election After Dominating Crypto in October
Litecoin was the second-best performer in the group, with a 22% return, followed by bitcoin cash at 16%.CoinDesk reported around the start of the month that digital-asset analysts were turning more bullish on bitcoin.
Binance Labs-Backed 'DeFi Credit Union' Bringing Higher Yields to Savers in Nigeria
Nov 2, 2020 at 14:00 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 14:57 UTC.A Nigeria-based startup is looking to bring decentralized finance to the world of credit unions.
A new DeFi project could let smart contracts buy physical goods
Boson Protocol, a project that seeks to connect the real world of physical commerce to smart contracts, has announced a successful $350,000 seed round on Monday.
eToro Adds Insolvency Insurance Policy
Nov 2, 2020 at 13:36 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 15:00 UTC.Investment platform eToro is now providing a free insurance scheme that will pay its customers holding traditional assets up to £1 million if the firm should ever become insolvent.
Australian central bank mentions "Ethereum" as digital currency push continues
With all institutional attention on Bitcoin as of late, Ethereum has received little love from the corporations and governments of the world.
Blockchain can be a cryptographic tool for nuclear disarmament: study
Researchers at the Centre for Science and Security Studies at King's College London have turned to analyzing "Non-political" solutions for the problem of nuclear disarmament.
Opium Raises $3.3M to Make Exotic Crypto Derivatives Available to All
Nov 2, 2020 at 13:13 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 15:05 UTC.Crypto derivatives exchange Opium has closed a $3.25 million funding round involving investors such as QCP Soteria, Kenetic Capital and Sam Bankman-Fried's Alameda Research.
Report: Blockchain-related hacks have declined in 2020
Analysts state that blockchain hacks should remain on the decline.
Despite 10% bounce in AAVE and YFI, analysts don't think the DeFi bottom is in
As the short-term future of decentralized finance coins has become uncertain over recent days, analysts and investors in the space have weighed in on what they think comes next.
Cayman Islands introduce regulations for virtual asset service providers
The notorious tax haven appears to be cleaning up its act on AML and counter terrorist financing ahead of an FATF review.