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Lawyers, execs explain how BitMEX news could help Bitcoin ETF chances
On Thursday, the industry was shocked by the news that leading Bitcoin derivatives exchange BitMEX was formally charged by the United States Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over concerns around derivatives and anti-money laundering violations.
Data shows most Bitcoin exchanges require negligible KYC
A new report by on-chain analytics firm CipherTrace found out that most Bitcoin and crypto Know Your Customer (KYC) processes can be exploited by money launderers, criminals, and extremists.
How Chainlink (LINK) can now prove $1 billion of Wrapped Bitcoin on BitGo
Blockchain agnostic protocol and decentralized oracle provider Chainlink will now be used by crypto custodian service BitGo to provide verifiable proof of the latter’s $1 billion worth of Wrapped Bitcoin in storage, as per a release.
Even after a 20-30 percent correction from the recent highs, Ethereum decentralized finance coins are up hundreds of percent in 2020 alone.
This post was last updated on October 3rd, 2020 at 09:32 amCrypto is currently in the midst of a renaissance.
Why are so many people in Eastern Europe using cryptocurrencies?
How did Russia, a country where cryptocurrencies are banned for use as payment, and Ukraine, where the asset class essentially exists outside of the law, rank the highest when it comes to crypto adoption? The latest Chainalysis report, where Eastern Europe was found to have the highest grassroots-level adoption of cryptocurrency despite being the fourth-largest […]
SingularityNET migrating a portion of its network to Cardano from Ethereum
SingularityNET, a full-stack AI solution, is currently working with IOHK to put a significant portion of its decentralized AI network on the Cardano blockchain.
Bitcoin plunges below $10,500 as U.S. government peruses BitMEX owners
Bitcoin’s price has been rocked by news of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission bringing charges against popular margin trading platform BitMEX.
CFTC charges BitMEX with illegally operating an unregistered trading platform
The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged the owners of BitMEX with operating an unregistered trading platform and violating multiple CFTC regulations, including failing to meet required AML procedures.
This post was last updated on February 4th, 2021 at 08:05 pmYearn.finance (YFI), Aave (LEND), and Maker have surged 12% to 30% overnight.
Why Chainlink was a “top choice” in new Blockstack integration
Blockstack and Chainlink are joining forces to integrate the Blockstack and Algorand-supported Clarity smart contract language with the latter’s industry-leading oracle technology, according to a release shared with CryptoSlate.
It’s been a quiet past few weeks for all markets, Bitcoin and crypto included.
Bitcoin traders aren’t safe using basic Tor features, says security expert
A recent vulnerability in privacy browser Tor allowed hackers to access users’ Bitcoin funds but using additional features can help avoid those concerns, according to one cybersecurity researcher.
‘Coldest’ crypto wallet founder Ruben Merre discusses Bitcoin as a savior, algorithmic stablecoins, and the DeFi craziness
While many of the crypto narrative these days is about “yield farming” and DeFi tokens, much of the permanence of the cryptocurrency industry relies on the pillars of providing privacy, robust tech, a strong alternative for people to be their own bank.
Crypto VC that thinks Ethereum will hit $1 trillion market cap admits it will have competitors
Ethereum has been the leading smart contract blockchain of the past few years without a doubt: its decentralized applications currently have tens of thousands of daily active users, which have siphoned over $10 billion worth of cryptocurrency into these apps.
Why analysts are concerned with Yearn.finance (YFI) following EMN debacle
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2020 at 02:17 pmYFI – the governance token of the Yearn.finance ecosystem – has been plunging lower throughout the past 24 hours, with it reverting nearly all of its recent gains as buying pressure begins evaporating.
Ethereum was $11 during the last Presidential election—now it’s $355
Four years ago, during the last presidential election, the price of Ethereum was hovering at $11.
DeFi darling Yearn.finance (YFI) deployed a new token—then $15m was stolen
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2020 at 02:17 pmIt’s been yet another crazy day for the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem.
KuCoin underwent a brutal hack last week that resulted in millions of dollars worth of coins lost.
Synthetix Network Token (SNX) rebounds as on-chain strength flourishes
This post was last updated on February 4th, 2021 at 08:07 pmSynthetix Network Token’s price has seen some volatility over the past couple of days, with inflows of selling pressure coming about due to the massive amount of SNX tokens stolen due to the recent KuCoin hack.
Data shows over 100 million unique users now have Bitcoin and crypto accounts
A new report commissioned by the Cambridge Center of Alternative Finance, a research effort focused on cryptocurrencies, said over 101 unique million users opened new accounts at crypto service providers such as exchanges and wallets.
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2020 at 02:17 pmYearn.finance (YFI), the decentralized finance (DeFi) giant popular for its vaults, fell by 20% within nine hours.
Nasdaq-listed Bitcoin miner hit by coronavirus, records a 50% drop in revenue
The Bitcoin industry has not been spared from the ill-economic effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.