The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Asset manager: MicroStrategy's $425m Bitcoin bet may become $10b in a decade
Dan Tepiero, the 10T Holdings co-founder, believes MicroStrategy's $425 million Bitcoin bet could be worth $10 billion in a decade.
Digital yuan will work with WeChat and Alipay, says bank exec
Details regarding the digital yuan's characteristics are taking shape.
Tax Payers Needn't Disclose Merely Holding Cryptos: IRS Draft 2020 Guidance
Oct 26, 2020 at 11:13 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 11:52 UTC.The U.S. tax agency has clarified who needs to answer "Yes" to a question over cryptocurrency activity included in the draft 1040 income tax form.
PayPal de-platforms conservative domain registrar over 'alternative currency'
Epik domain registrar claims the move is politically motivated to silence conservative voices.
PayPal Cuts Service to Crypto-Funded Domain Registrar Hosting Right-Wing Sites
Oct 26, 2020 at 10:13 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 10:19 UTC.PayPal has stopped working with controversial domain registrar and hosting service Epik, a company providing services to far-right groups.
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse opposes Coinbase's 'no politics' policy
Brad Garlinghouse said tech companies have an obligation to contribute to solving societal issues.
Ethereum hit a $46b valuation with 1 value accrual mechanism. Wait until there are three
Analysts say that Ethereum could rally exponentially higher, likely towards its previous all-time highs, once it gains two more value accrual mechanisms.
Abra CEO's portfolio is 50% Bitcoin as cash is 'becoming worthless'
Abra's CEO purportedly increased his holdings prior to Bitcoin touching new 2020 highs.
Highest weekly close since early 2018: 5 Bitcoin price tips this week
Bitcoin starts a new week still at $13,000 and wholly unfazed by problems in the global economy - what's in store next?
Tether Froze $300K of Stablecoin Hacked After Victims Left Wallet Keys in Evernote
The funds, co-owned by Shixuan Cai and business partner Lin Jian Chen, were later frozen by operator Tether Ltd. after Cai reported the theft to the Los Angeles Police Department in April, court documents filed on Thursday show.
Survey: Most professional European investors bought digital assets or plan to
To gain a deeper understanding of how professional investors feel about digital assets, Cointelegraph Consulting has published a 70+ page research report written by eight authors and supported by SIX Digital Exchange, BlockFi, Bitmain, Blocksize Capital, and Nexo.
Scary Bitcoin volatility? $750M in BTC options set to expire for Halloween
A big Bitcoin volatility spike could occur by the month's end as two major factors come into play.
Harvest Finance puts $100K bounty on alleged hacker
Harvest Finance is actively tackling the apparent $24 million attack.
Harvest Finance Token Plummets 65% After Attack Saps DeFi Site of TVL
Oct 26, 2020 at 05:28 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 05:48 UTC.A possible exploit in decentralized finance protocol Harvest Finance has sent the platform's native token, FARM, tumbling by 65% in less than an hour, according to CoinGecko.
The future of NFTs in DeFi: A conversation with Aavegotchi's Jesse Johnson
One of his early efforts, Bullionix, was among the first platforms to offer NFTs backed by real-world commodities - specifically, gold.
Virgil Griffith's Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Sanctions Charges
Oct 26, 2020 at 00:48 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 00:55 UTC.Virgil Griffith's lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss the U.S. government's charges that the Ethereum developer violated sanctions law by speaking at a North Korean cryptocurrency conference.
Bull or bear? Pros don't care! Here's 3 strategies every trader should know
Having a good eye isn't what differentiates top traders from average ones, it's the application of tried and tested strategies that give pro traders the ability to stay net positive over long periods of time.
Tether's general counsel doubles down on support for Peter McCormack
"Tether supports Peter McCormack and believes he's in the right," said Stuart Hoegner.
Why the PayPal Rally Isn't What It Seems, and Why That's OK
The service will be rolled out to Venmo, a PayPal company, and to other geographical areas in the first half of next year.
Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, XLM
The bulls had pushed the price above $13,214 today but they could not sustain the higher levels.
Big Bitcoin prediction, OKEx spooks markets, Ripple exec's big mistake
Bitcoin blasts through $13,000 following PayPal's entrance into crypto.
Coinbase CEO prompts furious accusations of hypocrisy as he pushes political misinformation
Less than a month after Brian Armstrong declared Coinbase should "Be laser focused on achieving its mission," he seemingly violated his own policy by tweeting a political post riddled with falsehoods... during business hours.
Commodity trading gets sweeter with blockchain-based sugar exchange
The UAE project will allow clients to trade tokenized sugar 24/7 without brokers, and fits into the Emirate Blockchain Strategy 2021's goals.
DeFi Still Needs a Silk Road Moment
Oct 25, 2020 at 15:58 UTC.Mainstream criminal adoption would prove that decentralized finance is building tools with real utility, because if there's any one group that is both underserved in its access to sophisticated financial products and willing to pay huge premiums to acquire them, it's criminals.
How to build a crypto mining rig in 2020 to earn Bitcoin and Ether
A cryptocurrency mining rig consists of a computer that has many graphics cards but no monitor.
CBDCs: Should We Care if the US Is Falling Behind?
Oct 25, 2020 at 13:00 UTC.A reading of two recent op-eds on central bank digital currencies.
Morpher Labs attempts to crack knotty prediction market problems
On August 31, 2020, Morpher Labs announced the launch of its flagship Ethereum-based contract trading and prediction market platform, Morpher, with the stated goal of providing users unlimited access to long-and-short trades of real-world stocks, commodities, and FOREX markets.
3 reasons Bitcoin suddenly dropped 3% in 1 hour and recovered
Three factors likely triggered a quick decline in the price of Bitcoin on Oct. 25.
Bitcoin breaking through $12K is huge but don't expect higher prices before 2021
The previous week has been tremendous for Bitcoin investors as price broke the crucial barrier of $12,000, culminating in a surge from $11,300 to $13,300, a rally of $2,000 within a week.
Corporate disclosure is the only way to get crypto institutionalized
Because of this, crypto assets are becoming a fully institutionalized asset class, which can only be a good thing.