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2020 has been an interesting year for the crypto industry, with Bitcoin’s price action being largely driven by the volatility seen within the traditional markets.
Bitcoin exchange exec: Chinese government was trying to suppress BTC’s price in 2013
While many don’t know it now, there was a time when China was a hub for all things Bitcoin.
In 2017 and 2018, altcoins — crypto assets that are not Bitcoin and Ethereum (which is the common definition) — were in vogue.
After first launching Bitcoin futures products in late-2017, the CME has been garnering massive adoption amongst BTC traders and investors in recent times.
Vitalik Buterin discusses how Google could use Ethereum for better “spreadsheets”
Naysayers of blockchain technology relegate to a singular narrative whenever given the chance — is blockchain or DLT any better than being a glorified database? When Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s co-founder, was asked the question, you’d bet his reply was nothing short of insightful.
Bullish for Bitcoin: There’s been $20 trillion in global stimulus since COVID-19 started
The past few months have been the worst months for many economies around the world since the Great Depression.
MakerDAO founder: Ethereum is a vacuum that will suck in almost “all value” in crypto
This week, millions of dollars worth of Wrapped Bitcoin — the leading representation of BTC on the Ethereum blockchain — were deposited into decentralized stablecoin protocol MakerDAO to generate $4 million worth of the DAI stablecoin.
Binance Research to reinvent site, integrating new crypto data tools from IntoTheBlock
Binance Research – the analytics division of cryptocurrency exchange Binance – is moving to reinvent their website, partnering with the Miami-based data visualization platform IntoTheBlock (ITB) to offer the crypto market with deep insights into on-chain data.
Bitcoin’s options market is suggesting that there is a growing demand for put positions amongst traders.
IOHK launches new Cardano (ADA) blockchain explorer based on Byron reboot
The new Cardano Explorer based on the updated Byron reboot infrastructure has just been launched.
The past 24 hours have been characterized by fear, uncertainty, and doubt in the cryptocurrency market.
Volatility and “Black Thursday,” hedge funds learn how brutal Bitcoin and crypto trading can be
The cryptocurrency markets are not ones to be trifled with.
Prepare for fireworks: Crypto traders are gearing up for a massive movement
The crypto market has seen some rather boring price action throughout the past several days, being led by Bitcoin’s consolidation phase within the upper-$9,000 region.
Bitcoin’s price saw a sharp decline earlier today that came about close on the heels of news regarding a wallet from 2009 moving 50 BTC for the first time in a decade.
Bitcoin’s sharp recovery from its meltdown in mid-March has revitalized its investor base, leading positive sentiment to flourish amongst market participants.
Charles Hoskinson discusses Shelley, trolls, and a 1000 tx/s future for Cardano
While the first wave of pioneers is testing Shelley, Hoskinson took to YouTube to answer community questions, touching on topics such as incessant trolls, roadmap deadlines, and handling a future Cardano that could process thousands of transactions every second.
Both Bitcoin and the equities market have mounted a strong comeback from their lows, but there are still storm clouds brewing on the horizon for the economy and for society more broadly.
3 key data points show it wasn’t Satoshi who moved 50 Bitcoin today
50 BTC from a block mined in February 2009 is moving.
Ethereum sees booming demand as network utility continues growing
Ethereum’s price action has been rather lackluster in recent times, but this hasn’t been enough to slow its thriving utility.
Most of the 20 crypto firms worth over $1 billion apiece are based in Asia
There is no denying the sentiment that the United States is the global hub of technology and financial innovation.
Bitcoin’s bull case grows as Federal Reserve says it has “no limit” on stimulus
In response to the growing scrutiny of the world’s central banks amid the ongoing recession, CBS’ world-famous show “60 Minutes” on Sunday ran a segment on the Federal Reserve and its chairman, Jerome Powell.
The now-concluded Bitcoin halving marked a significant step in the pioneer cryptocurrency’s evolution, that of reducing block rewards to miners to maintain its premise as a deflationary currency.
Ripple partners with Ghana fintech firm Waya to bolster instant payments across Africa
Ghana’s Waya Money has seemingly teamed up with Ripple to bring instant cross-border settlements to millions of Africans in three countries if a recent update on the former’s site is considered.
Despite the over 100 percent rally from the $88 lows of March’s capitulation, Ethereum remains over 85 percent below the all-time high it set at the exact peak of the last cryptocurrency mania.