Oluwapelumi Adejumo · 13 hours ago · 2 min read
Former Bakkt CEO accused of insider trading after attending a private January congressional hearing on Coronavirus
Junior United States Senator and former CEO of Bakkt Kelly Loeffler disclosed dumping millions of dollars worth of stock holdings in the days and weeks following a private senators-only briefing on the Coronavirus in late January, as reported by The Daily Beast.
Latest data shows hundreds of victims blackmailed for Bitcoin in the U.K.
Throughout 2018 and 2019, the United Kingdom police forces received a total of 562 reports of blackmail for Bitcoin, research from Parliament Street think tank has shown.
RSK-powered blockchain gas network goes live in Argentina with 10,000 service providers set to join
Argentina’s natural gas ecosystem is to incorporate blockchain tech going forward, thanks to a collaboration between IOV Labs and gas distributor Gasnor.
Data shows that most Ethereum holders are underwater
IntoTheBlock stated that a substantial number of Ethereum holders are in losses at the moment, but multiple technical indexes estimate that they could soon move into profits as Ether prepares for an upswing.
XRP forming highly bullish price cycle as one analyst eyes a big upside
XRP has been severely impacted by the recent market-wide downturn, with the third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization briefly falling behind the Tether (USDT) stable coin last week when its price plummeted below $0.10.
TF Blockchain announces all day live-stream interviews with top crypto speakers
TF Blockchain, one of the leading blockchain and fintech conferences in the Pacific Northwest, recently announced that it postponed its conference due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Bitcoin price surging 26% in less than 2 days is worrying traders, here’s why
The Bitcoin price has increased by 26 percent within the past two days, rising from sub-$5,000 to as high as $6,400 across major crypto exchanges.
Crypto trading bot founder: Lack of killer applications is the biggest obstacle to mainstream adoption
CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Anthony Xie.
Has the Chainlink bubble burst? Analyst eyes further downside following 60% crash
Chainlink (LINK) was one of the most bullish cryptocurrencies throughout 2019 and 2020, with the crypto racing from its year-to-date lows of $1.70 to highs of nearly $5.00, before facing a significant selloff that has since sent it reeling down 60 percent.
Cryptocurrency investors have had their perspective and outlook on Bitcoin drastically changed by its recent price action, with its close correlation to the global markets nullifying its status as a safe haven asset and seeming to confirm that it is a risk-on asset.
Top analyst bashes Bitcoin halving hype, but math begs to differ
Over the past few months, the upcoming Bitcoin block reward reduction — best known as a “halving” or “halvening” — has been branded the harbinger of the next explosive cryptocurrency bull run.
Crypto derivatives will be ‘five to 10 times larger’ than spot, says OKEx exec
OKEx has come a long way.
Crypto market structure “broke” last week but BitMEX wasn’t the cause, says crypto fund manager
The managing partner and co-founder of crypto hedge fund Multicoin Capital, Kyle Samani, says that the crypto market structure “broke” last week on account of a bottleneck in the Bitcoin blockchain and miners shuttering operations.
Judge slams Kleiman’s legal team for ‘excessive’ legal fees, orders Craig Wright to pay just $165,000
United States Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart has ordered Craig Wright to pay $165,000 in fees to Ira Kleiman’s legal team.
The recent crash was devastating for crypto lending, but this platform offers hope for its future
The crypto industry saw an intense flash crash last week that sent Bitcoin and the aggregated market reeling lower, with BTC’s sharp decline being perpetuated by a cascade of liquidations on popular trading platform BitMEX.
Stock futures are dropping again, suggesting Bitcoin may see another drop
The United States stock market rebounded today following yesterday’s unprecedented selloff, with all of the major indices climbing over five percent today.
Analyst: “miner capitulation” narrative proves Bitcoin is bottoming
There is no doubt that “Bitcoin miner capitulation” is the flavor of the week for Crypto Twitter.
Glancing at Bitcoin’s price performance over the past week, punctuated by a 50 percent decline on the days March 12 and 13, it’s easy to say that “crypto is dead.” Case in point: Peter Brandt, a long-time commodities trader that once said BTC could hit $50,000 and beyond, recently argued that if he looks at […]
As the world turns to online shopping, Crypto.com offers rewards on gift card purchases for Whole Foods, Walmart, Amazon and more
Digital payment provider Crypto dot com has introduced rewards on purchases using its gift cards.
Remote vision: BlockDown 2020 delivers star names for online conference
This spring the crypto community will head online to participate in the first-ever BlockDown remote crypto conference and hear from visionary blockchain entrepreneurs and business leaders, including global music artist Akon, Co-Founder & Chairman of Akoin, Roger Ver, Executive Chairman of Bitcoin dot com, and Bitcoin Educator Jimmy Song.
In times of uncertainty and fear, Binance goes long on India
Binance has partnered with cryptocurrency exchange WazirX to create a “Blockchain for India” fund worth $50 million.
The Bitcoin price has recovered by 24 percent in the last 32 hours from around $4,394 to $5,500.
Binance stablecoin’s exponential growth shows crypto investors are flocking for safety
Binance’s BUSD has become the fifth largest stablecoin by market capitalization, as investors flock to stablecoins for safety amidst extreme volatility in both the crypto and global financial market.
Global interest for Bitcoin could be about to explode, here’s why
Trade volumes are booming on primary and secondary Bitcoin exchanges as Google searches for the number-one crypto skyrocket, indicating that to some degree a panic-induced flight to BTC may be in its early stages after the global economy’s recent capitulation.