The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

This WordPress plugin will allow authors to timestamp content on the Ethereum blockchain
Amsterdam-based WordProof announced today it will allow customers to timestamp content on the Ethereum blockchain, it said during the BlockDown Conference 2020 on October 22.Special announcement exclusively on BlockDown 3.0! 🎉https://t.
PayPal rumored to be eying acquisition of crypto custodian BitGo
Shortly after it was revealed PayPal will launch crypto payments in 2021, rumors are circulating that the payments giant is looking to purchase a digital asset custodian.
PayPal's crypto integration means Bitcoin could triple its user base
Bitcoin price has again punched through the $13,000 mark after yesterday's PayPal's announcement sparked a powerful rally which drove the price to a new 2020 high.
Not everyone in the crypto industry is thrilled about PayPal's recent news
While many in the industry were pleased with Bitcoin's surge past $13,200 following an announcement that PayPal intends to integrate crypto into its network, some fail to see any benefits beyond the immediate price movement.
Blockstack PBC changes its name to 'Hiro'
The name is a reference to the protagonist in Neal Stephenson's novel, Snowcrash.
PayPal's Move Is Good for Crypto Adoption but Not So Much for Profits: Morgan Stanley
Oct 22, 2020 at 19:51 UTCUpdated Oct 22, 2020 at 20:04 UTC.PayPal's pledge to support cryptocurrency as a funding source for 26 million merchants will likely benefit mass cryptocurrency adoption more than it will boost the payments firm's bottom line, Morgan Stanley researchers said in a Wednesday report obtained by CoinDesk.
Top traders say Bitcoin log chart points to a 2017-style BTC bull run
"Bitcoin-IF the current gains hold through end of Oct-is poised for the second-highest monthly close ever. $BTC Institutions are increasingly involved in Bitcoin ownership. Institutions mark the value of their assets monthly."
Akon's social ecosystem cryptocurrency 'Akoin' will begin trading on Bittrex on November 11
Akoin, the cryptocurrency developed by renowned popstar Akon to improve social opportunities and access for African entrepreneurs, has announced its premier listing on crypto exchange Bittrex, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
Vitalik Buterin discusses the values and ideas that formed Ethereum 2.0
With Ethereum 2.0 expected to ship in the near future, the values that underlie the world's second-largest blockchain have become increasingly important.
For the first time since 2018 Bitcoin balances on exchanges fell below 2.5M
Bitcoin's balance on three popular exchanges decreased by 390k BTC over the past 9 months.
Bitcoin market sentiment and fundamentals still favor BTC price bulls
Bitcoin price has seen a healthy upward tick toward the $13,000 mark in the fourth quarter.
Shout! Factory brings cult TV classics to in latest partnership
Decentralized video platform is partnering with cult TV company Shout! Factory as the business expands channels and content available on its platform.
Bitcoin now has a 7% chance of beating $20K highs in the next 2 months
Bitcoin has a 7% probability of beating its $20,000 all-time highs by the end of this year, data shows.
Bitcoin officially flippens PayPal
The asset has overtaken the network's market cap following an announcement that PayPal intends to integrate crypto.
'The cryptoruble is the future' says Russian policymaker
The parliament member claimed that there are no anti-blockchain voices in the Russian government.
Waves announces ERC20 interoperability with Ethereum network
Has ported its native token WAVES into Ethereum to enhance interoperability between the two networks and introduce Waves functionality to Ethereum users, the firm said in a release shared with CryptoSlate.
Chainlink brings Verifiable Randomness to Ethereum mainnet, keeps other chains in sight
Sergey Nazarov: there is a demand for Chainlink VRF from other chains like Matic.
Bitcoin's brief trip to $13.2K suggests profit-taking price correction
The price of Bitcoin surpassed $13,000 for the first time since June 2019.
Paul Tudor Jones says Bitcoin is 'like investing early in Apple or Google'
Famed Wall Street investor and billionaire Paul Tudor Jones said that he "Likes Bitcoin even more than I did then," referring to his initial investment announced in May 2020.
Siemens-backed blockchain energy platform showcases in Germany
The German state-funded energy project uses DLT to enable transparent market transactions.
DLT security standards may turn legacy industries into blockchain innovators
In order to drive mainstream adoption, the InterWork Alliance - a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating global standards for tokenized ecosystems - has announced the formation of two new member-led business working groups.
Gemini exec to join Bitstamp crypto exchange as new CEO
Bitstamp is replacing its CEO for the first time since the company's establishment.
This "competitor," Harvest, just hit $1,000,000,000 in deposits
Most investors lack the knowledge, time, and spare Ethereum to yield farm for themselves.
Bitcoin top signal from 2017 reappears, but here's why it may not matter this time
In 2017, the price of Bitcoin reached as high as $20,000 and crashed rapidly.
Yearn Finance doppelganger scam tries to trick visitors out of their keys
Decentralized finance yield farming platform Yearn Finance has a doppelganger that is tricking visitors into sharing the private keys of their cryptocurrency wallets.
Akon's Akoin partners with Roll to allow creators to launch their own "social money"
Akoin, the cryptocurrency and decentralized app ecosystem developed by popular music artist Akon, has partnered with Roll, a blockchain platform that enables creators to develop their own branded digital currency unique to their online presence.
Finance Redefined: Is DeFi really a threat to centralized finance? Oct. 14-21
Maybe some rich crypto whales could use these loans for a more tax-efficient use of their money without losing their crypto position, but even that is still a form of leverage - you lose more when it goes down compared to just selling the portion you need to pay for expenses.
Philippines' central bank isn't ready to pull the trigger on a CBDC
The central bank wants to learn from private-sector digital currencies - but still believes they are inferior to central bank money.
PayPal might issue its own cryptocurrency soon, says CoinShares exec
The CSO of CoinShares thinks that a payments-focused PayPal token could be forthcoming.
China's Ant Group releases digital copyright platform on AntChain
The platform is just the latest product in the fintech's long-evolving blockchain solutions.