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Bitcoin, Crypto Selloff Mostly led by New Traders, as “Smart Money” Held Through, Ethereum Whales Soared in May: Report

Digital asset firm Kraken notes in its latest Kraken Intelligence report that May was a rather “unpleasant” month for crypto. The Kraken Intelligence team points out that with such a “severe” price correction, some may now be wondering whether “the party that began last September… Read More

Bitcoin has its First Down Month Since Sep 2020, Ethereum Surges Past $3,500 for New All-Time High: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading digital currency wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that as the crypto-asset space exceeds the $2 trillion market value level, many people might be wondering just how much longer and higher will these prices go in… Read More

Uniswap UNI Token was “Shining Star” of DeFi this Past Week, while Ethereum based NFTs Rising in Popularity, OKEx Reports

Decentralized finance (DeFi) continues to lead the cryptocurrency market bull run, while Bitcoin  (BTC) is “holding steady” according to a report from OKEx. The exchange noted that last week’s digital assets price action may have “some of you ready to exit the roller coaster,” but… Read More

YIELD Fintech Investment App Is Now Offering Up to 20% APY on Ethereum (ETH) Deposits as DeFi Market Continues to Evolve

The developers of the YIELD Fintech investment App have launched their Ethereum (ETH) fund, which will allow their users to earn as much as 20% APY on cryptocurrency’s second-biggest asset, Ether . The YIELD App team noted that this adds to their current “stable of… Read More

Central Bank Officials are Not Confident in Bitcoin or Other Digital Currencies’ Ability to Serve as Legitimate Financial Instruments

Existing virtual currencies are unlikely to last, according to Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey. Decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) or Bitcoin Cash (BCH) don’t have the appropriate structure to work as a viable long-term payments method, according to Bank of England (BoE) governor Andrew… Read More

Sequoia Holdings Employees Will Now have Option to Receive Part of their Salary in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, or Ethereum

Sequoia Holdings, an employee-managed and owned provider of high-end software development and engineering tools, says it will allow its workers to receive part of their salary in Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency. Under the program, employees at Sequoia may choose to defer a certain percentage… Read More

Two New York City Bars Might Make History by Selling for Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) as Crypto Prices Surge

Two New York City bars could potentially make history by selling for Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency that’s currently trading at almost $41,000, up from only $3,800 back in March 2020 (which was when the digital asset crashed briefly along with the broader financial markets… Read More

Binance Predicts that Centralized Crypto Exchanges will Eventually be Replaced by More Decentralized or Non-Custodial Trading Platforms

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has noted in its weekly crypto market report that for most of the past week, Bitcoin (BTC) had been trading between the relatively tight $13,300 and $13,900 range. But then, over the span of just 48 hours, the… Read More

Bitcoin Might Be Consolidating between $13k to $14k as BTC Miners Earn Twice As Much in Fees As Ethereum Miners: Report

Bitcoin (BTC) fundamentals continue to remain strong, however, uncertainty in the crypto and traditional financial markets due to the US elections appear to have positioned BTC in “a consolidation phase,” according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that the Bitcoin price… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) has “Irreplaceable” Value in the DeFi Sector, Due to its Outstanding Liquidity, According to Jay Hao from OKEx

Jay Hao, CEO at OKEx, one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges, has provided a breakdown of the number of Bitcoins (BTC) held by major entities. Since the pseudonymous virtual currency’s genesis (or very first) block of transactions was mined back in early 2009, there… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Transaction Fees Keep Falling After Major DeFi related Ecosystem Growth, Bitcoin (BTC) TX Fees Surge: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has again surged past the $11,000 mark as US stimulus talks begin and institutions start to allocate more funds to the leading digital asset. As noted by the OKCoin team, Bitcoin has managed to break out this past week, after… Read More

Kyber Network, a Decentralized Ethereum Token Exchange Protocol, Reports Challenges Due to High ETH Gas Fees

The team at Kyber Network (KNC), which allows users to exchange Ethereum (ETH) and other ERC-20 compliant tokens in a decentralized manner, recently announced several updates to their protocol and platform. The Kyber Network team noted in a blog post: “What a crazy few weeks… Read More

Quantum Resistant Ledger, a Post-Quantum Value Store and Decentralized Communication Layer, to have its Ethereum Web Wallet Audited

The team at Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), which claims to be the “first-of-its-kind,” post-quantum value store and “decentralized” communication layer that’s proactively tackling the threat from quantum computers, reveals that x41 D-Sec has been contracted to audit project enQlave. As explained by the QRL team,… Read More

OKEx Claims that Bitcoin (BTC) Dominated Cryptocurrency Market Rally is Being Driven by Ethereum 2.0, DeFi

Crypto exchange OKEx notes that the recent surge in the digital asset market, which is being led by Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has been driven by the explosive growth of the decentralized finance or DeFI ecosystem. The OKEx team confirms that Ethereum (ETH) experienced… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Price and Transaction Fees Keep Rising, as Blockchain Network Prepares for Major ETH 2.0 Upgrade

The number of transactions conducted on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain have increased by over 2x in 2020, when compared to last year. The world’s second-largest blockchain (behind only Bitcoin) is now handling around the same number of transactions as it did back in January 2018,… Read More

Leading DeFi Protocol Compound (COMP) Introduces its Own Permissionless, Upgradable Price Feed

Leading decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Compound (COMP) has introduced its own permissionless (public), upgradable price feed. A price oracle is a third-party, “decentralized” feed that offers the data needed to process blockchain-based smart contracts. There are currently many Open Finance or DeFi platforms that use… Read More

Over $4 Billion Now Locked into Nascent DeFi or Decentralized Finance Market, with Open-Source Lending Protocol MakerDAO Leading the Way

The decentralized finance (DeFi) sector continues to experience significant growth, as the total value locked in its markets has surpassed $4 billion, according to DeFi Pulse data. DeFi markets leverage blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT), crypto-assets, and smart contracts (automated business logic), in order… Read More

DeFi will Succeed with Only a “Reallocation of Capital” from Top 30 Cryptos which are Mostly Dead Projects, Ethereum Advocate Argues

The decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem has a market cap that is roughly equivalent to merely 1.5% of the market capitalization of the much-larger cryptocurrency market, according to data from Messari. Messari, a digital asset market analytics company, reveals that the market capitalization of all DeFi… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Staking Support for Mobile, Web Apps to be Offered by Digital Asset Custody Provider Trustology

Trustology, a provider of custody solutions for crypto-assets, revealed on July 23, 2020, that it will be offering built-in Ethereum 2.0 (or ETH 2.0) staking support for mobile, web, or API integration to its user base – which includes both individual and institutional clients. Ethereum… Read More

NULS, a Microservices-based Blockchain for Enterprises, Completes Phase 1 of its Nerve Network, a Decentralized Digital Asset Service

NULS, a modular microservices-based blockchain network for enterprise software development, has introduced a formal strategy that aims to bridge into the decentralized financial (DeFi) sector of Ethereum (ETH). The new strategy aims to take advantage of the rising public interest in the DeFi space. NULs… Read More

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