The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Bitcoin whale clusters signal $14.9K is the crucial level for BTC to hold
New data from Whalemap suggests that in order to maintain bullish momentum Bitcoin price needs to hold above the $14,914 level.
Argentina's Parliament will see a new bill presenting a framework for crypto
Cointelegraph en Español spoke with Efraín Barraza, Operations Manager of Athena Bitcoin in Argentina, and Alberto Vega, CEO of Bithan, who collaborated on the draft and who are looking to discuss a legal framework for crypto in Argentina.
OCC's Brian Brooks testifies to the importance of crypto before US Senate
The Acting Comptroller of the Currency presented the growing role of crypto in general and stablecoins in particular to the Senate today.
Bitcoin is peerless thanks to early distribution, CoinMetrics analysts argue
Thousands of different cryptocurrencies have arisen in the since Bitcoin's 2009 genesis block.
US central banker urges digital dollar development
FOMC member Robert Kaplan believes the Fed should prioritize creating a digital dollar.
This analyst thinks EIP-1559 could send Ethereum past $1,000 in 2021
Ethereum has been seeing immense underlying strength as of late due to the progress towards the ETH 2.0 network upgrade, which is expected to help drive further development activity and usage to the platform.
Data show traders neither bullish nor bearish over sub-$15.5K Bitcoin price
Typically, traders become skeptical after Bitcoin 'completes' a strong performance like the stellar move from $12,000 to $15,950 seen over the past few weeks.
This 2017-era crypto has surged 500% since getting listed on Coinbase last week
If you were around in 2017 or 2018, you likely remember the term "The Coinbase Effect." What the term describes is the price action of any cryptocurrency listed on Coinbase, then the world's foremost Bitcoin exchange, servicing millions around the world.
Ethereum 2.0 deposits at 10% of launch threshold as deadline approaches
The deposit contract for Ethereum 2.0 now holds 50,849 Ether, worth approximately $22 million as of publication time.
Weather-tracking blockchain in West Africa, but transparency on a raincheck
Telokanda has partnered with the blockchain platform Telos to upload weather data generated from weather balloons, which are high-altitude devices that collect and transmit information about atmospheric pressure, temperature, humidity and wind speeds via a small sensor called a radiosonde.
Bitcoin price outlook still bullish despite drop from COVID-19 vaccine news
The price of Bitcoin has seen extreme volatility in the past 24 hours.
Lebanon to launch digital currency in face of economic and financial turmoil
Lebanon's central bank plans to launch a new digital currency in 2021 as part of a broader effort to combat a parallel economic and financial crisis that has engulfed the country.
Zebpay is launching a nonfungible token marketplace in India
Crypto exchange Zebpay aims to create an ecosystem for digital collectible fans in India.
Report: Crypto crimes declined in 2020, but DeFi hacks are on the rise
The recent surge in DeFi makes the industry is an attractive target for hackers.
Overstock expanding blockchain arm tZero in Ireland
The Emerald Isle is now a hotspot for talent in tech and a corporate tax haven.
Polkadot could become an Ethereum killer-but one analyst is skeptical
According to analysts, Polkadot has emerged as a major competitor to Ethereum in 2020.
Bayern Munich taps the trend for blockchain-based fantasy soccer
German soccer club FC Bayern Munich, which plays in the country's Bundesliga, is entering the world of blockchain-based fantasy soccer.
Why billionaires are suddenly accumulating Bitcoin after 113% YTD gain
Billionaires have been increasingly accumulating Bitcoin in recent months.
Blockchain-based agri-commodity trading to tap world's largest wheat market
Blockchain will streamline trade from Europe's grain belt.
Bitcoin Cash hits record lows vs. Bitcoin days before hard fork
Altcoin traders continue to feel the pain as Bitcoin gains, with Bitcoin Cash hitting new all-time lows.
Celsius reports it doubled its crypto holdings to $2.2B in six months
Centralized crypto lending platform Celsius claims to have doubled its crypto holdings in just six months, now boasting $2.2 billion in assets under management.
UK drafting stablecoin regulations and researching a CBDC
The United Kingdom has announced forthcoming regulatory proposals for stablecoins and ongoing research into CBDC. 7627 Total views.
Big mining move: Bitcoin's hash power increases 42% in two days
It appears many Chinese miners have completed their annual migration from Sichuan, with Bitcoin's hash rate spiking more than 40% in two days.
Hong Kong's Amber Group Picks BitGo Trust in Quest for Institutional Investors
Nov 10, 2020 at 2:00 a.m. UTCUpdated Nov 10, 2020 at 8:16 a.m. UTC.Crypto market maker Amber Group will service its clientele of institutional traders with the help of BitGo Trust, the custodial arm of the Palo Alto-based digital asset financial services firm.
Microsoft employee sentenced to 9 years in first U.S. Bitcoin case involving tax fraud
A Ukrainian national has been sentenced to nine years in prison in what the IRS is describing as the United States' "First Bitcoin case [with] a tax component."
$18K Bitcoin price, eh? BTC market cap may pass Canada's monetary base
As Bitcoin blasted through the $14,000 level its market capitalization surpassed the monetary base of the Russian ruble.
Here's why this billionaire investor just flipped bullish on Bitcoin
Another day, another billionaire investor foraying into Bitcoin.
Ripple's Garlinghouse disses Bitcoin's energy use in advance of Biden administration
With Joe Biden being declared the next President of the United States, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse is making sure his company's messaging aligns with the new administration.
Investors are back into Bitcoin but DEXs are still the future of crypto
Bitcoin's long-waited bull run and the recent wave of corporate and institutional investors allocating significant portions of their reserves to Bitcoin are all signs that the pace of crypto's mainstreaming is rapidly accelerating: But has the path to mass adoption come at the cost of privacy and decentralization?
Bitcoin may pay out more than gold, says billionaire investor
"If the gold bet works, the Bitcoin bet will probably work better."
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