The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Why Market Movements Are More Aggressive Than Ever
Sep 23, 2020 at 19:00 UTC.How the Fed and the rise of passive investing and volatility strategies have combined to make market movements faster and more severe.
The extraterritorial reach of US securities laws
There is a clear presumption against applying U.S. law to foreign transactions.
Keep an Eye on This Cohort of Open Source Developer Interns
With the internship drawing to a close, the interns have just about completed their projects - but that doesn't mean they're done contributing to Bitcoin's open source landscape.
Russian government prioritizes Blockchain development
Russia is supercharging their development of blockchain, quantum computing, AI and 5G. 142 Total views.
The short and sad story of $FEW, an unsuccessful attempt to recreate $MEME
The latest one to make a dent in the news cycle is FEW, an ambitious but rather unsuccessful attempt to recreate the huge success seen my MEME last month-the token skyrocketed to around $2,000 this week after being dropped to few members of a closed-off Telegram group.
Whales profit mightily from lucrative DeFi yield farming: Data shows
DeFi has not only led to huge rallies in the prices of governance and reward tokens like YFI and LEND but it has also given way to a new-found interest in cryptocurrencies.
Blockchain Bites: BTC on Ethereum, DeFi's Latest Stablecoin, the Currency Cold Wars
Ethereum data firm Dune Analytics, a Github-like platform which provides DeFi insights, has raised $2 million led by Dragonfly Capital and included Multicoin Capital, Coinbase Ventures, DCG and DeFi angels.
Rise of DeFi wars? Uniswap's UNI token airdrop starts a crypto rivalry
Uniswap's new UNI token has created a buzz in the DeFi world, with over 13,000 users claiming their tokens within three hours of its launch.
Game review: Can 'LiteBringer' do what it says on the tin?
I started the game with around $0.50 worth of LTC and have subscriptions on four characters, with plenty of change to spend on as many quests as I can manage.
Tokenize the World: A Framework for Digital Assets
With the broad diversity in the nature and type of tokens, a repeatable design approach, and notably one that leads to predictable results, needs to be anchored on a "Meta-model", an ontology that defines an underlying standards-based language for digital assets.
Inside the blockchain developer's mind: The upgradeability crisis
In this article, we are going to explore the upgradeability crisis and how computer operating systems could serve as a useful analogy that holds the secret to resolving this crisis and enabling blockchains to achieve mainstream adoption.
Bitcoin News Roundup for Sept. 23, 2020
Sep 23, 2020 at 16:00 UTC.With the bitcoin market weakening and an ECB update, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!
Uniswap 57% price crash marks 'DeFi depression' for SUSHI, CRV, UNI
Its token UNI dropped by 57% since its recent high at $8.65.Is the correction over for the DeFi sector, or will the crashes continue to last? Let's take a look at the charts' technicals.
DeFi and security not mutually exclusive, say CertiK and Binance Smart Chain reps
The crypto space continues to build frameworks to supplement DeFi's rising star.
Parity Upgrades Polkadot's Underlying Tech
Sep 23, 2020 at 15:00 UTCUpdated Sep 23, 2020 at 15:12 UTC.Parity Technologies has released the second version of its blockchain building kit, Substrate 2.0, according to a blog post shared Wednesday with CoinDesk.
UNI Market Cap Rebounds $120M as Rest of Crypto Market Falters
Sep 23, 2020 at 14:48 UTCUpdated Sep 23, 2020 at 14:52 UTC.Uniswap's week-old UNI token is the big winner in Wednesday trading with a rebounding price and a market cap swelling by over $100 million in the past 24 hours.
Me, Myself and My Multiple Avatars
You look out longingly at the palm trees and roller skaters lining the Santa Monica beach outside the office.
How 50 individuals got over $500,000 in Ethereum tokens for free: MEME
If you've browsed Crypto Twitter over recent weeks, you likely know of a project called MEME. The platform, which allows users to generate and swap digital cards/art pieces of some popular individuals in the Ethereum space, has rapidly risen to prominence as a place where traders can blow some excess cash.
Huobi crypto exchange launches trading app in Russia
Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global is expanding in Russia by rolling out its native mobile app in the country.
Cointelegraph Consulting survey: Mass DeFi adoption is 3-10 years away
The majority of DeFi projects believe the industry is far away from maturity, but they are sure that mainstream adoption is likely to occur.
Venezuela Legalizes Crypto Mining but Will Force Industry Into National Pool
Sep 23, 2020 at 13:30 UTC.Venezuela's government has given cryptocurrency miners mixed news this week.
This Ethereum Startup Is Building a 'DeFi Firewall' for Institutional Investors
Announced Wednesday, wallet and custodial technology provider Trustology has added a "DeFi Firewall" to its suite of institutional-investment tools.
First Mover: Bitcoins Hit Exchanges as Bloomberg Touts Crypto and DeFi Hedge Fund Seeks $50M
What's surprising is that options trading on notoriously volatile bitcoin prices, which often trade in sync with stocks, implies a stretch of uncanny calm come November, CoinDesk's Omkar Godbole reported Tuesday.
Europe's central bank is concerned about possible runs on stablecoins
The European Central Bank has warned the global community about the risks of so-called "Stablecoin runs."
Ripple co-founder moves $115m worth of XRP
The massive hype surrounding Ripple's XRP token throughout 2017 created an enormous community that carried over into 2018 and 2019, but this community of investors appears to have been dissolving as of late.
Christie's to sell its first non-fungible-token as part of epic Bitcoin artwork
Christie's is set to sell its first nonfungible token in an upcoming auction of what has been characterized as "The largest artwork" in the history of Bitcoin.
Christie's to Auction Bitcoin-Inspired Artwork, Associated Non-Fungible Token
Sep 23, 2020 at 12:00 UTC.Part of an art project that combines 40 paintings carrying a transcription of the code behind the Bitcoin blockchain is set to go under the hammer at Christie's New York.According to a press statement, the sale for 20 such paintings in the project will kick off at Christie's in New York City through an auction for the artwork "Block 21" which is slated to take place on Oct. 7.Created by the Robert Alice project, the first half of the paintings were privately offered to collectors and are currently held by some prominent names in the blockchain world including Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, Bloq Chairman Matthew Roszak, Coinscrum founder Paul Gordon and others.
Robinhood cashes in on lockdown trading surge with $660M Series G funding
The stock and crypto trading app has added a further $460 million in the last closings of its new funding round.
Robinhood Raises Cool $660M in Extended Funding Round
Sep 23, 2020 at 11:30 UTCUpdated Sep 23, 2020 at 11:55 UTC.A different kind of Robin Hood.Unicorn trading app Robinhood has taken over $600 million in an extended funding round as it rides the summer's retail trading wave.
Bitcoin Market Weakening After Macro-Based Sell-Off, On-Chain Data Suggests
Key bitcoin on-chain metrics have flipped bearish this week, suggesting the top cryptocurrency by market cap may extend its recent price losses in the short term.