The Latest News about Cryptocurrency
Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.
Nearly 24% of Ether held on exchanges
Almost one-quarter of Ethereum's circulating supply is held on cryptocurrency exchanges, according to analytics platform ViewBase.
Despite strong security token growth, tZERO continues to lose money
Despite explosive third-quarter growth in the security token sector, Overstock's Q3 2020 earnings report reveals that its tZERO alternative trading system has continued to lose money.
Wrapped Bitcoin is now Ethereum's 6th Largest Token
With a market cap now over $1.5 billion, Wrapped Bitcoin makes up 80% of the total BTC held on Ethereum.
The Hoff claims to have invented Bitcoin in 12th anniversary video
Nine celebrities have wished Bitcoin a happy twelfth birthday despite knowing very little about the cryptocurrency.
Willy Woo: Signs that BTC is decoupling supports its 'safe haven' status
Bitcoin has started to decouple from the U.S. stock market index S&P 500 according to crypto statistician Willy Woo.First signs of de-coupling behaviour spotted between BTC and stocks.
Uniswap moves closer to a new five million UNI airdrop
The second-ever governance proposal for the Uniswap decentralized exchange is more than halfway to reaching a quorum with a little over 30 hours to go.
DeFi dev Andre Cronje's new Ethereum project surged 15,000% in 12 hours
Finance founder Andre Cronje began testing one of his latest projects.
Mongolia's largest bank to offer crypto-related services
Mongolia's largest bank will soon begin offering crypto services including custody, remittance, deposits, loans, and crypto-asset management.
Japan is the 'leading candidate' for Ripple's new headquarters: SBI Holdings CEO
Japan is firming up at the most likely new headquarters for Ripple if it leaves its San Francisco offices.
Here's why Ethereum bulls don't care about Friday's $40M ETH options expiry
Although Ether price is below $400, data show traders are not worried about Friday's options expiry.
Uniswap's $40M Governance Vote Closes on Halloween and Some UNI Holders Fear for Price
Oct 29, 2020 at 22:19 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 22:20 UTC.Should users who interacted with Uniswap through a third-party interface be entitled to the free UNI tokens other users received on Sept. 17?That's the question at the center of a dispute currently taking place in Uniswap governance channels.
Chinese city seeks to power urban governance and more using blockchain tech
Authorities in Chengdu, China plan to adopt blockchain for several use cases throughout the city, including urban governance, cross-border trade, smart manufacturing, and agriculture.
Binance CEO denies allegations that the exchange's US arm is a regulatory decoy
Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, is pushing back hard against allegations that the crypto exchange set up its U.S. arm to circumvent regulations and profit from investors.
Tax professional explains the most important thing for US crypto holders
Wendy Walker, solution principal at the tax compliance company Sovos, described reporting as the most important aspect of tax filing that people in the blockchain industry should know about.
OKEx, Still Paralyzed by Founder's Arrest, Details Plans for Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork
Oct 29, 2020 at 21:01 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 21:02 UTC.Cryptocurrency deposit withdrawals are still suspended at the OKEx exchange following a founder's recent arrest, but officials with the Malta-based company are moving ahead with other matters, including planning around an upcoming hard fork on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain.
Harvest still has over $300M in deposits after a massive $24M exploit
After seeing its native token lose 65 percent of its value during the weekend following a massive exploit, Harvest Finance seems to have entered into a consolidation period.
Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $13.6K; 500K ETH Options Pile Up for December
Oct 29, 2020 at 20:38 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 20:45 UTC.Bitcoin's price is turning bullish as ether options traders accumulate half a million of ETH options for December expiration.
Leaked Docs Reveal How Binance Dealt With US Regulations: Report
Oct 29, 2020 at 20:13 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 20:24 UTC.Cryptocurrency trading colossus Binance Holdings Limited created a corporate plan for profiting from the U.S. market while avoiding the country's regulatory scrutiny, Forbes reported Thursday, citing a 2018 document it obtained.
Declining DEX volumes reflect DeFi investors shift to Bitcoin
While the hack bumped daily DEX volume to just over $5 billion for the day, the anomaly was short lived and since then volume still seems to be on a steady decline.
Harvest Finance Boosts Bounty to $1M for Information Leading to Return of Exploited Funds
Oct 29, 2020 at 19:06 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 19:58 UTC.Decentralized finance protocol Harvest Finance has upped its bounty from $100,000 to $1 million for information leading to the return of $24 million in siphoned funds taken in an exploit Monday.
Mirage Recovery: 'Record' GDP Growth and the Economy
Oct 29, 2020 at 19:00 UTC.The Department of Commerce's new report shows 33.1% annualized GDP growth in Q3, but does this really tell us much about the state of the economy?
It's do or die for DeFi: How crypto's latest craze can save itself
Look past the giddy numbers of 2020's DeFi explosion and the practical purpose of DeFi today fades away.
Maker community scrambles to fix long-standing vulnerability to flash loans
The MakerDAO community is urgently implementing measures to prevent voting manipulation through flash loans.
'Flash Loans' Now Being Used to Manipulate Protocol Votes
Oct 29, 2020 at 17:45 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 18:48 UTC.Flash loans can be used for more than just siphoning funds out of poorly put-together decentralized finance protocols.
Bitcoin price spikes 5% to $13.5K shortly after ECB stimulus announcement
The price of Bitcoin increased from $12,920 to $13,600 in four hours, recording a 5% rally.
Bitcoin adoption could reach 90% by 2030, investment firm founder claims
With the recent influx of mainstream financial players into the blockchain space, how long will it take for corporate allocation of Bitcoin to become the norm? Brian Estes, founder of investment firm Off The Chain Capital, thinks 10 years.
Audius Is Moving Part of Its Service Onto Solana
Oct 29, 2020 at 17:08 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 18:23 UTC.Decentralized music app Audius announced Thursday it will migrate its content management system over to Solana's high-speed blockchain from an Ethereum sidechain operated by the POA Network that runs on a set of trusted validators.
US Charges Stanford Crypto Group Director With Defrauding His Former Employer
Oct 29, 2020 at 16:52 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 18:25 UTC.The executive director of Stanford's Future of Digital Currency Initiative, Lawrence Rufrano, is facing federal wire fraud charges following a disability benefits fraud investigation by his former employer, the Federal Reserve.
Bitcoin Transaction Fees Rise to 28-Month High as Hashrate Drops Amid Price Rally
Oct 29, 2020 at 16:34 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 17:16 UTC.The cost of doing transactions on bitcoin is surging while the network suffers its worst congestion in nearly three years.
Blockchain Bites: Coinbase's Card, Avanti's Approval, FTX's Fractional Stocks
Fractional offeringYou can now trade high-demand stocks like Tesla, Apple and Amazon, represented by tokens, on the FTX derivatives exchange.