The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Bitcoin price hits new record high in these 7 countries
Compiled by entrepreneur and market commentator Alistair Milne, exchange rate figures show that at this week's highs, Bitcoin was worth more in seven currencies than ever before.
Kraken Relaunches Crypto Trading in Japan After Two-Year Break
Oct 22, 2020 at 08:57 UTCUpdated Oct 22, 2020 at 13:42 UTC.U.S.-based crypto exchange Kraken is once more letting Japanese residents fund their accounts and trade crypto on its platform.
Voyager crypto broker set to open to Europe after LGO merger
Crypto broker Voyager has teamed up with LGO, a European digital asset exchange focused on institutions.
Yield farming fuels 623% growth in DAI supply to nearly $1B
Demand for Ethereum-based stablecoins exploded during the third-quarter DeFi bubble, with DAI's supply growing by more than 600% and USDC expanding 200%. 330 Total views.
Almost half a billion USDT minted in past 36 hours as Bitcoin rallies
Of the 450 million new USDT tokens, more than 185 million have been distributed with 126.9 million USDT going to Binance alone.
Central bank digital currency could 'threaten' Bitcoin says CZ
Binance boss Changpeng Zhao aired his views on CBDCs adding that Bitcoin could be under threat if a more advanced currency was launched.
Brock Pierce: True decentralization is a way off
True decentralization will take time, U.S. presidential candidate Brock Pierce suggests, citing DeFi as a crucial stepping stone towards this end.
Kraken relaunches crypto trading in Japan as part of APAC expansion
Major U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has launched funding and crypto trading services in Japan, furthering its expansion into the Asia-Pacific region.
Russian officials must now declare crypto holdings
Russia's public officials will be mandated to declare all private crypto assets holdings from New Year's Day, 2021.
Will PayPal's crypto offer turn into a tax nightmare?
The news that payments company PayPal will support cryptocurrencies has given the industry a major boost - but there are tax implications that are little understood by crypto noobs.
Here's why some analysts view PayPal's crypto news as a "nothingburger"
PayPal made waves in the crypto market today after announcing that its users will now have the ability to buy, sell, and pay for items using digital assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
South Korean telecom launches blockchain wallet for official documents
South Korea's SK Telecom is issuing a blockchain solution for the storage and management of government certificates.
Here's what traders expect after Bitcoin price rallied to $13,217
On Oct. 21 Bitcoin price overtook the $13K mark to reach $13,217 after traders took out key resistance levels at $11,900, $12,000, and $12,500 in the last 48-hours.
Bitcoin blasts through $13K following PayPal's entrance into crypto
News of PayPal's coming support for crypto assets has triggered a rally in the markets, with Bitcoin trading above $13,000 for the first time since July.
Bitcoin Rallies Above $13K Less Than 24 Hours After Breaking 2020 Highs
51 at 22:22 UTC by press time, representing a 8.7% gains in the past 24 hours, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index.
US crypto derivatives merchants need to leave customer funds alone, says CFTC
The CFTC has issued new guidance for crypto derivatives markets that hold customer funds, much of which boils down to "Be very, very careful."
Pro traders added to shorts as Bitcoin price broke $12K
What differentiates the current situation from nine days ago is the positions of top crypto traders.
Wall St drives PayPal to all time high on Bitcoin news
PayPal reached $215.87 on Oct. 21, a few dollars past its previous all-time high of $212.38, set on Sept. 2, 2020, according to data from TradingView.
Market Wrap: PayPal Powers Bitcoin Past $12.8K as Ether Dominance Drops
Oct 21, 2020 at 20:29 UTC.Bitcoin blows past its previous 2020 high while ether's crypto market share dips from its 2020 high in September.
CasperLabs readies blockchain platform for 2021 mainnet launch with $14M private sale
CasperLabs has raised $14 million in a private validator token sale, with over a dozen investors participating in a round led by Digital Strategies.
SEC sees $5M victory in case against Kik
The outlook is grim for the Canadian messaging app as it loses $5 million over its ICO for Kin tokens.
Price analysis 10/21: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BNB, LINK, DOT, LTC, ADA, BSV
The failure of the bears to break this support has attracted buying from the aggressive bulls who are trying to sustain the price above the overhead resistance at $395. If they succeed, it will complete an ascending triangle pattern that has a target objective of $478. The gradually upsloping 20-day EMA and the RSI above 61 suggest a marginal advantage to the bulls.
Hong Kong 'Exploring' Collaboration With China on Digital Yuan: Finance Chief
Oct 21, 2020 at 19:49 UTCUpdated Oct 21, 2020 at 20:00 UTC.Hong Kong Treasury Secretary Christopher Hui said Wednesday the region's government is considering collaborating with mainland authorities on China's digital currency project, the digital yuan.
What the History of Headphones Says About the Internet's Future
I'm going to talk about the future of the internet and blockchain technology, but first, let's talk about noise-cancelling headphones.
10% of Bitcoin's supply has been untouched for over 10 years: report
Around 1.8 million bitcoin have been dormant for over a decade.
Villanova University to Send Private Ethereum Blockchain Into Space to Test Inter-Satellite Communication
Oct 21, 2020 at 18:46 UTCUpdated Oct 21, 2020 at 18:47 UTC.Villanova University's College of Engineering is sending a private Ethereum blockchain into space to test whether distributed ledger technology can help satellites exchange data.
Baby Steps or Handcuffs? Crypto Pros Assess PayPal's Bitcoin Play
Fintech giant PayPal confirmed its long-awaited move into digital assets Wednesday, offering its 346 million users the chance to buy, hold and sell bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether and litecoin, with the blessing of New York state regulators.
Shifting gears: Driving enterprise DeFi adoption through tokenization
While it makes sense that DeFi - a space characterized by terms such as "Yield farming" and "Meme tokens" - has captured the majority of the cryptocurrency sector's attention, the concept is also beginning to catch on within the enterprise world.
It's official: Bitcoin now more popular than sex
What feels better than watching Bitcoin skyrocket on bullish mass adoption news? For hodlers, there aren't too many events in life more satisfying than a trip to the moon... and now the rest of the world seems to be catching on.
Bitcoin on-chain transfer volume exceeds 4M as price rises to 14 month high
22% of the entire Bitcoin supply was transacted in 24 hours as the price broke through $12,000.