The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

BTC traders caught off guard: 3 reasons Bitcoin dropped 2% in just 1 hour
The price of Bitcoin declined by 2% in under an hour in a sharp correction on Nov. 2, catching traders off guard.
Google searches for Bitcoin are on the rise in Cuba
Cubans are interested in Bitcoin as other major digital payment options like PayPal are unavailable.
Get ready for US elections: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week
Bitcoin starts a new week and month just dollars away from its highest monthly close in history - what's in store next?
China's digital yuan pilots have processed $300M so far, says PBoC head
China's digital yuan pilot program is picking up speed.
Yearn.finance rapidly fixes "attack vector" similar to one used on $1b protocol Harvest
Harvest Finance, what used to be a $1 billion yield farming protocol on Ethereum, underwent a brutal attack last week that wiped approximately $30 million from user accounts.
Traders apathetic as Huobi launches two new wrapped assets on Ethereum
Following the success of HBTC - the wrapped Bitcoin tradable on Ethereum currently securing nearly $70 million in BTC - Huobi Global has released the latest in its "H-token" series: Litecoin and Bitcoin SV. However, traders and developers thus far don't seem interested.
Reserve Bank of Australia forms partnerships to research CBDC
The project will "Explore if there is a future role for a wholesale CBDC in the Australian payments system," according to the RBA. 3527 Total views.
Ripple CTO tries to offer answers for lack of adoption
Community expectations have long been that banks would adopt XRP, but the reality has been disappointing.
14k Breached, UNI Voters Say "No," Trump Gets Hacked:Hodler's Digest, Oct. 26-Nov. 1
On Oct. 31, 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto released a white paper setting out his vision for Bitcoin.
trick-or-treaters rewarded with crypto
While many children dressed as ghosts, goblins, and witches last night may have been disappointed to find an inedible thin piece of cardboard left out in a goodie bag, a lucky few recognized the treat as a Bitcoin prize.
Declaring a crackdown? What to make of the DoJ crypto framework release
In the highly charged atmosphere of the final weeks before the presidential election, with high-profile enforcement actions against the people behind crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX and the U.S. government's sweeping anti-monopoly push against Silicon Valley looming in the background, the Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework seems like part of some larger political and regulatory dynamic.
Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, BNB, ADA, BCH, LINK
Although the bulls failed to sustain the price above the resistance, they have not given up much ground to the downside.
Warren Buffett praises stocks Dollar-cost averaging
Warren Buffett has a message to young investors: dollar-cost average into major stock market indices.
Christine Lagarde invites public comments on eurozone CBDC
Former IMF Chief and President of the European Central Bank solicited input on possible CBDC. 2086 Total views.
Lawyer for OneCoin scammer Ruja "Cryptoqueen" Ignatova disbarred
In a move on Friday that may help bring some peace to jilted investors, a five-judge panel from New York formally disbarred Mark S. Scott, the former Locke Lord LLP lawyer and attorney for the notorious scammer Ruja "Cryptoqueen" Ignatova, following his November 2019 conviction on charges related to the multi billion-dollar OneCoin scam.
Two multi-million dollar Ethereum DeFi project forks just "rug pulled" their investors
While the average DeFi coin is down massively since the summer highs, there have been projects launching that have caught the attention of many crypto investors, resulting in millions of dollars worth of capital raised.
Indian crypto industry expanding, regulators seem reluctant to engage
The people of India are awaiting access to crypto banking services, as British-based fintech firm Cashaa has collaborated with India's United Multistate Credit Cooperative Society to launch a crypto-centric banking company called Unicas that will initially open 34 branches in Northern India and plans to have expanded to 100 branches by next year.
Transaction fees, explained
Today, there are dozens of popular blockchain projects that charge different transaction fees.
Bitcoin monthly candle closes above $13K for the first time since 2017
The monthly candle of Bitcoin for October has closed above $13,000 for the first time since December 2017.
Despite 95% drop in SUSHI, Ethereum DEX SushiSwap launches extensive update
When SushiSwap was unveiled two months ago, it caused quite the stir in the Ethereum and decentralized finance space.
Bitcoin is the best treasury reserve asset humanity's ever had
Separately, some companies help their clients invest in BTC. One such company is Grayscale Investments through its GBTC trust, which holds around 450,000 BTC. With that stated, the amount of Bitcoin that publicly traded companies hold as a reserve is a tiny fraction of the corporate treasuries around the world.
How Marlowe Playground rounds up all of the work being done on Cardano's Goguen
Addressing the latest development from Goguen, Hoskinson said that the volume of things going on simultaneously behind the scenes at Cardano shows both the quality of the teams working on it and the reality of running a commercial blockchain in 2020.
Top fund manager thinks Ethereum DeFi shorts make little sense here
It's been a brutal past two months for the DeFi market.
Sleepy Swiss town launches Tezos-backed Coronavirus aid program
The town of Wetzikon will be using blockchain tech for targeted local business aid.
Yearn.finance fell to four digits-but are whales accumulating?
The price of YFI, the native token behind the decentralized finance giant Yearn.
MicroStrategy's bottom line gets beefier on Bitcoin moves: Bad crypto news of the week
In the meantime, large amounts of Bitcoin are on the move.
US Banks Could Seek to Partner With or Buy Crypto Custodians, OCC's Brooks Says
Oct 31, 2020 at 17:54 UTC.U.S. banks are looking at ways to handle crypto adoption in the wake of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's July decision to allow banks to provide custody for cryptocurrencies, Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks said in a podcast.
Bitcoin reaches $14K for the first time since January 2018
Bitcoin price is undoubtedly having an impressive year after crashing to $3,700 in March but then rallying to $14,000 in the following months.
0x charts path towards cross-chain asset exchange and liquidity aggregation
In a blog post on Friday, 0x Labs product manager Theo Gonella laid out the protocol's ambitious plans to direct development towards a promising, if technically tricky horizon for permissionless exchange: seamlessly connecting the growing constellation of viable layer-1 blockchain platforms.
What industry leaders would wish for Bitcoin's white paper 12th anniversary
While the crypto community decides whether Bitcoin was born - or merely conceived - 12 years ago, the fact is that Oct. 31, 2008, remains one of the most notable dates in humanity's modern history.
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