The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.

World Economic Forum calls blockchain key to sustainable digital finance
The World Economic Forum believes blockchain represents a core element of sustainable digital finance - a new paradigm that combines emerging technology with environmentally-conscious business models.
Ethereum accidentally "hard forks" after Infura outrage
The decentralized world computer was hit by the reality of having a single point of failure earlier today after an Ethereum client failed to update its software version.
Bitcoin monthly candle close signals possible mega rally in December
Historically, when a Bitcoin monthly candle closes above previous candles the digital asset has seen a prolonged rally.
This competitor surged 60% in the past day alone
Finance has rapidly become the darling of the burgeoning DeFi space.
Bitcoin burgernomics: This is how many Big Macs you can buy with 1 BTC
Measured in Big Macs, Bitcoin's purchasing power is approaching its highest level since the 2017 bull market, offering yet another indicator of the digital currency's rapid appreciation.
Simple in practice: Crypto education is key to curbing phishing scams
As the global crypto economy continues to prosper, with Bitcoin currently occupying the $15,500 region, questions regarding the overall safety and security of digital assets continue to persist, especially in the wake of a new scam whereby hackers made use of a phishing email to direct users to a fake Ledger website.
LiquidStake set to unlock liquidity for Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0 stakers
As the launch date of Ethereum 2.0 approaches, an important issue in the staking mechanism is starting to be discussed in the community: the one-way nature of stake deposits.
Did Ethereum just bottom vs. Bitcoin? This is the last big hurdle before $600
The focus may soon shift to Ethereum's Ether as it approaches the final resistance zone before a big potential breakout.
African Startups Should Tokenize to Break Biased Funding
Locals from East Africa and Nigeria accuse "Wazungus," or outsiders, of perpetuating racially biased venture capital funding cycles, muddying the funding landscape for the real African founders.
Bitfinex to compete with DeFi with new borrowing service
Amid a year of significant growth for the decentralized finance space within the crypto industry, Hong Kong-based crypto exchange Bitfinex has unveiled its new lending service today, called Bitfinex Borrow.
As Bitcoin price rises, institutions get down with digital assets
With Bitcoin price sentiment continuing to remain bullish following the uncertainty brought on by the United States presidential election, institutional investors seem to be getting more interested in betting on the markets.
SEC should declare XRP a security, says Peter Brandt
Veteran trader and chart analyst Peter Brandt is the latest figure in the cryptocurrency community to dispute the regulatory status of XRP. According to the chartist, XRP - the fourth-largest cryptocurrency at publishing time - is a security, which means that the coin should fall under the regulatory purview of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
What sets DEXs apart from CEXs? A deep dive featuring crypto traders and developers
Decentralized exchanges, or DEXs as popularly called, are one of the hottest topics in the crypto space in 2020, growing from niche obscurities as early as 2017 to boasting billions of dollars in daily volumes across 100s of crypto trade pairs this year.
KuCoin recovered 84% of stolen crypto after $280M hack, says co-founder
KuCoin has resumed full services for 176 out of the total 230 tradable assets to date.
Akoin rolls out to Kenyan tech city in first step toward Akon City
Akoin, the cryptocurrency project of American-Senegalese musician Akon is launching imminently in the $2 billion Mwale Medical Technology City, or MMTC, in western Kenya.
U.S. law firm says IRS is coming after Coinbase users who evade taxes
Once an IRS investigation or audit is opened, it's too late to make amends, warn tax lawyers.
This project wants to recreate Ethereum on Polkadot
MoonBeam wants Ethereum developers to feel comfortable on Polkadot.
Ripple CEO cautions against institutional Bitcoin investments in Biden era
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse took a dig at companies buying Bitcoin last week as the climatic effects of proof-of-work cryptocurrencies, like BTC, may be met with stern regulations if Democrat Joe Biden is elected as the US president.
Cuba's exploding crypto interest comes amid an absence of regulation
Cuba is seeing an influx of cryptocurrency activity amid an apparent absence of related regulation in the country, according to senior executives at local crypto firms.
Bitcoin price reclaims $15.5K after whales sell the most BTC since March
The price of Bitcoin has reclaimed $15,500 on Nov. 11 after whales sold the highest amount of BTC since March.
Binance briefly pauses Ethereum withdrawals as network suffers 'minor hard-fork'
The Ethereum network has suffered what looks like a hard fork today as reports emerged of outages and irregularities on infrastructure providers Infura and Blockchair.
One of the world's top banks issues bonds that can be bought with Bitcoin
One of the "Big Four" banks in the People's Republic of China, CCB is ranked the second largest bank worldwide by total assets as of fall 2020.
?stanbul Ba?ak?ehir is the latest soccer club to launch a fan token
Stanbul Ba?ak?ehir, last season's winner of the Turkish Süper Lig, has joined the Socios platform and will launch its own fan token by the end of 2020.
One of the biggest crypto funds just bought another $2m of
The DeFi market has undergone a strong surge since it seemingly bottomed late last week.
Uniswap 'community call' will discuss extending liquidity mining rewards
With Uniswap's liquidity mining rewards program set to end in one week, the project has called a community meeting to discuss how to move forward.
Crypto Capital owner's attorneys no longer want to represent him
The attorneys representing the accused principal of shadow-bank Crypto Capital, Reggie Fowler, have filed motions to withdraw as his counsel.
Bitcoin fees plummet as mempool clears to zero
The clear mempool meant that that thousands of stuck transactions pending confirmation were included in recent blocks, leaving very few unconfirmed transactions still outstanding.
3 reasons Bitcoin spot volume reaching new yearly peak is highly optimistic
According to the data from Arcane Research, the spot volume of Bitcoin has reached a new yearly high.
Sam Bankman-Fried believes even ETH 2 can't handle DeFi's potential growth
FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried doesn't believe Ethereum will be able to provide the scaling capabilities required by the DeFi sector in future.
Indian exchange offers ETH staking ahead of Ethereum 2.0 launch
CoinDCX, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in India, is preparing its platform to support ETH 2.0 staking in anticipation of Ethereum 2.0 launch.