The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Bloomberg gives four reasons why demand for Bitcoin is set to shoot higher
To the credit of Mike McGlone, a senior commodity analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, he called a Bitcoin breakout towards $13,000 when few expected it.
Nigerian Crypto Activity Has Been On the Rise Since April
Nigeria, the biggest source of Bitcoin trading volume in Africa, is apparently one of the fastest-growing crypto markets in the world, according to a new report.
Record $830M CME Bitcoin Futures Open Interest Highlights Bullish Trend
Bitcoin has been in a fairly strong bullish trend since mid-March when the price rebounded from the massive crash which saw the price drop as low at $3,600 on some exchanges.
Pomp: Goldman Sachs' Interest In Blockchain Shows Innovation Out of Necessity
Mathew McDermott has assumed the role of global head of digital assets for banking giant Goldman Sachs, touting future blockchain predictions.
North American Investors Vastly Favor Bitcoin Over Other Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency for trading in every region of the world, but North American investors are the cryptocurrency's biggest fans, a new report says.
Someone Transferred a Billion Dollars in Bitcoin for Less Than $5
An unknown Bitcoin wallet paid a mere $4 to transfer over $1 billion.
Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11,800; Ether Options Market Explodes
Bitcoin continues its rebound this week after Sunday's crash.
Pantera's Founder Foresees $100K+ Bitcoin On the Horizon
Dan Morehead is more conservative in his Bitcoin price predictions than his firm Pantera Capital, though both agree that it will hit $100,000.
Kazakhstan May Tax Crypto Mining At a Flat-Rate of 15%
Kazakhstan's Ministry of the Economy wants to tax crypto mining in an effort to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sundays Are the Perfect Time to Buy the Bitcoin Dip, Data Shows
Recent data shows that Sunday evening is the best time to buy Bitcoin according to Capriole digital asset manager Charles Edwards.
CryptoSlate adds Coinpaprika API for real-time info on 2,000+ cryptos
CryptoSlate readers can now enjoy real-time, critical data for thousands of cryptocurrencies listed on our website - courtesy an addition of Coinpaprika's API to our existing data providers.
The History, Present and Future of Central Banks, Feat. George Selgin
The Director of the Cato Institute's Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives gives an eye-opening, 200-year history of today's most powerful economic institution.
Will Bitcoin Hit $12K? Join Crypto Markets Live With Big Cheds & Big Chonis!
Traders Big Cheds & Big Chonis offer expert TA on the next move for Bitcoin and altcoins.
Polkadot Releases Rococo, Its Test Environment for Interoperable 'Parachains'
Parity Technologies' Polkadot has launched a testnet, Rococo, of the protocol's first parachain specification, according to a blog Thursday.
Ethereum 2.0 Devs Discuss Medalla Issues as Network Stabilizes
Following the successful but imperfect launch of the Medalla testnet, the first community testnet for Ethereum 2.0, developers spoke on the issues and needed improvements highlighted by the event.
Federal Reserve Is Rushing to Get Its Instant Payments Offering Ready
The Federal Reserve is bullish on technologies that aim to speed payments, and is now rushing to get its own platform, FedNow, up and running.
Alleged Twitter Hacker's Digital Hearing Overtaken By Pornography and Rap Music
Someone hacked the digital court hearing of the alleged 17-year-old Twitter breacher.
Much Of Russia's Blockchain Voter Data is Now for Sale On the Dark Web
Many Russian citizens now face exploitation on the dark web after their Blockchain voting data was accidentally leaked in early July.
Funding Rate of Digital Assets: How to Avoid Being Misled
Since the "Digital Sleeping Beauty," Bitcoin, woke up about two months after its third halving in mid-May 2020, we have read a lot about the "Funding rate" of digital assets futures - from good to completely misleading reports.
German Regulator Seizes Crypto ATMs
Club crypto ATM.Germany's financial regulator BaFin is seizing bitcoin ATMs run by "Shitcoins Club" months after ordering its Polish operator to cease trading crypto in the country.
Blockchain Bites: Bulls Reborn, Backrunning Bots, Bitmain Blowout
You're reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most pivotal stories in blockchain and crypto news, and why they're significant.
Polkadot Launches Testnet for Sharding Cross-Communication
The Polkadot project launched a testnet to evaluate its planned sharding implementation based on parachains.
Fund managers: these 3 catalysts could drive greater adoption of Ethereum DeFi
He shared four pivotal metrics indicating that "Breaking out in spectacular fashion." They are as follows: there is now $4.27 billion worth of assets locked in DeFi by 300,000 users, $10 billion has been traded on decentralized exchanges over the past 12 months, there is $1.42 billion worth of outstanding decentralized loans.
Bitcoin News Roundup for Aug. 6, 2020
Aug 6, 2020 at 16:00 UTCUpdated Aug 6, 2020 at 20:07 UTC.With bitcoin prices surging and a quick look at crypto lawsuits, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!
Goldman Sachs Eyes Own Token as Bank Appoints New Head of Digital Assets
Goldman Sachs is seriously considering its own cryptocurrency, possibly a stablecoin, as it significantly expands its digital assets team and appoints a new head to spearhead efforts.
Nic Carter: Bitcoin's Patronage System Is a Big Strength
Bitcoin's patronage system - how future network development is funded - has gained unheralded strength, with many more entities signing on as sponsors.
German Police Seize $29M in Bitcoin From Alleged Content Pirate
German authorities have seized €25 million in bitcoin and bitcoin cash from the alleged programmer behind movie2k.
Bitfinex will begin listing Cardano's ADA on its spot exchange
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex will begin listing ADA on its spot exchange.
Bitmain Delays Antminer Shipments Amid Internal Conflicts
Bitmain announces three-month Antminer order delays, citing "External interference on company operation."
Reviving Tourism and User Privacy Via Blockchain-Based ID Systems
While many of these apps rely on bluetooth technology and data tracking through GPS signals, privacy concerns have created major setbacks.
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