The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Analyst: Here's why Ethereum crashed 4% in a single second yesterday
Ethereum has faced a strong correction over the past few days as Bitcoin has slipped lower.
Corporate giants may not follow MicroStrategy's Bitcoin adoption play, Raoul Pal explains
Earlier this year, business intelligence giant MicroStrategy put $425 million of its treasury funds into Bitcoin.
Bitcoin whales tread water and hodl despite recent BTC price drop
The price of Bitcoin is experiencing a volatile time.
Election Day pump? 4 reasons Bitcoin spiked 2% in 30 minutes
The price of Bitcoin rose by 2% in just 30 minutes right as the United States' stock market rang its opening bell on Nov. 3.
U.S. election causes Bitcoin, crypto prediction markets havoc on Biden lead
Traders in the crypto market are increasingly betting on the outcome of the contested U.S. election.
Crypto HFT Alameda Research invests $3M in asset management app 3Commas
Popular crypto asset management app 3Commas announced its successful raise of $3 million in a Series A financing round led by Alameda Research, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
China's digital yuan is 'a long way' from beating USD
It is unlikely to dethrone the United States dollar as the world's reserve currency anytime soon, according to this financial firm executive.
Coinbase, Gemini and others join forces to combat human trafficking
Cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase, Paxful, Gemini and BitFinex have all joined the Anti-Human Trafficking Cryptocurrency Consortium, or ATCC. Launched in April 2020 by the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative, the consortium is a nonprofit focused on intelligence sharing, best practices and the development of tools to fight trafficking.
Russian Alfa-Bank joins HSBC-backed blockchain trade finance network
Alfa-Bank, one of the largest private commercial banks in Russia, has joined a blockchain trade finance network backed by HSBC. According to an official announcement on Nov. 3, Alfa-Bank is the first Russian bank to become a member of Contour - a blockchain platform connecting the world's major financial institutions like HSBC, ING and Citi.
Bitcoin sees threat from Hong Kong's new crypto regulation
Changing policies and financial regulations in Hong Kong have now targeted the burgeoning crypto space.
"I am now bullish on Bitcoin"-Bloomberg newsletter talks institutional mania
A Bloomberg newsletter described Bitcoin as a "Way of disintermediating the existing financial system." It comes as the perception of BTC as a store of value is continuing to strengthen amidst rising institutional demand.
'Bond King' who called Bitcoin a lie now says BTC is a hedge against inflation
Bitcoin is a recommended hedge against fiat currency inflation along with gold, one of its well-known critics now says.
Vitalik Buterin ventures three reasons why prediction markets are pro-Trump
On the eve of the United States presidential election, most mainstream polls are pointing to a highly likely Joe Biden victory, though this isn't reflected in crypto prediction markets.
UN drugs and crime wing advises Kenya to use blockchain against corruption
Blockchain can reportedly return billions of dollars back to Kenya's budget.
Chainlink sees bump in development activity despite LINK plunging 10%
Bitcoin has finally begun to correct after a 25 percent rally in the span of two weeks.
Bitcoin just had its biggest mining difficulty drop since 2011
Bitcoin saw its biggest negative difficulty adjustment in almost ten years on Nov. 3 as the network flawlessly takes care of itself.
Bitcoin slides 3% as Hong Kong seeks to end 'honeymoon' with crypto exchanges
The price of Bitcoin has declined by more than 3% in the past two days.
Bitcoin bull Jack Dorsey keeps role as Twitter CEO following board review
Twitter CEO and major Bitcoin bull Jack Dorsey will keep his role at the company, according to a recent decision by a Twitter board committee.
HSBC Bangladesh uses blockchain to import 20,000 tons of fuel oil from Singapore
HSBC Bangladesh has completed the country's first blockchain-powered cross-border trade settled using a letter of credit.
Zero-sum game: DeFi declines while Bitcoin booms
The co-founder of crypto data aggregator Markets Science, Twitter-user 'Bitdealer,' has shared a chart indicating negative correlations between 11 top DeFi tokens and BTC over the past 45 days to Nov.1, with AAVE showing neutral correlation and UNI showing confluence if less than 0.1.
PayPal crypto services to go global early 2021, support for CBDCs coming
Senior executives at global payments giant PayPal have revealed further details about its plans to aggressively push into the crypto sector next year during the firm's Q3 2020 earnings call, including plans to support central bank digital currencies.
Ripple, PayPal, and Twitter join coalition calling for fair elections
"We believe voting should be safe and accessible to everyone, everywhere," said Ripple.
Huobi denies rumors of executive's arrest as Bitcoin outflows continue
Following the OKEx founder's arrest that resulted in over 200,000 BTC being caught in limbo due to him being the sole holder of the multi-sig withdraw keys, Bitcoin investors have been wary of holding their coins on centralized exchanges.
CertiK dissects the Axion Network incident and subsequent price crash
The price collapsed in excess of 99%, netting the attackers a cool 1300 ETH - worth an estimated $500K at time of publication.
PayPal Raises Crypto Buying Limit to $15K/Week for 'Eager' Customers
That includes crypto services coming to Venmo and international customers in the first half of 2021, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman said.
Crypto derivatives volume more than triples spot trading
Other niches, such as derivatives trading, have since experienced watershed growth, as noted in a recent report from United States crypto exchange, Kraken.
Market Wrap: Bitcoin Bounces From $13.2K; Ether on Centralized Exchanges at 2-Year Low
Nov 2, 2020 at 21:35 UTC.Bitcoin opened the week recovering from a dip while ether balances on centralized exchanges fell.
SEC Finalizes Rule Change That Could Juice Token Sales
Nov 2, 2020 at 20:15 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 20:23 UTC.The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has increased limits dictating how much capital companies can raise before registering in a move that could be a boon for security token offerings.
Who Is Better for Bitcoin, Trump or Biden?
Nov 2, 2020 at 20:00 UTC.In a chaotic year of dueling recriminations and very different visions of the future, the real question of this U.S. presidential election is: Who is better for bitcoin?
Huobi says all is fine amid massive USDT exchange deposits and BTC withdrawals
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