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Updated: 2021-04-23 10:47
Nigerians Shun Local Currency— Seek to Protect Wealth From Inflation and Currency Depreciation with Foreign Currency
Nigerians are thought to be accumulating foreign currencies which they believe will protect their wealth from the naira’s volatility as well as the surging inflation. Further, as a research paper in a journal published by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) ...
New ASEAN blockchain consortium targets cross-border cooperation
The new ASEAN Blockchain Consortium aims to engage with regulators to ensure compliance and raise industry awareness.
Bitcoin price 'relief' move to $47K pushes BTC below stock-to-flow trajectory
The creator of the stock-to-flow models, PlanB, says that Bitcoin is still acting "like clockwork" with regard to the their predictions.
Turkish police detain 62 over alleged $2B Thodex crypto exchange fraud
After major Turkish crypto exchange Thodex abruptly halted trading amid fears of a possible exit scam, police have already detained 62 people across eight provinces and issued detention warrants for 16 more.
National Court of Spain Takes the Investigation of the Alleged Ponzi Crypto Scheme Arbistar
The investigation against an alleged major Spanish Ponzi crypto scheme will now be in charge of the National Court of Spain. A judge from the national legal instance is now taking the investigation of Arbistar after the inhibition of a judge in Tenerife. ...
Bitcoin greenwashing? Lawmakers want clearer definitions of green energy
U.K. legislators want clearer definitions applied to green energy usage to combat the rise of financial “greenwashing.”
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NFT Weekly Roundup: Polygon’s Sustainable Minting, Oscars NFTs, And, Yes, Poop Emoji NFTs
As another busy week comes to an end, the NFT universe witnessed many new developments. From Polygon teaming up with leading brands to unique new collectibles up for grabs – here are the top NFT news bytes of the week. Polygon to Offer A Sustainable Way of ...
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Expert panel divided over best way to achieve diversity in crypto sector
Experts are divided over ways to balance diversity in crypto, with Rupert Colchester of IBM noting that teams should be “built right” from the ground up.
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Bitcoin tumbles 10% in 12 hours to trade below $50,000
Bitcoin is now down 23% from it's all-time high after quickly crashing below $50,000.
TimeCoin (TMCN) Offers New DeFi and NFT Opportunities for Content Creators and Fans
TimeCoinProtocol is a decentralized sharing economy platform for dApp developers to easily create and operate new services. It has a successful eSports dApp and the company will soon launch NFT marketplace and DeFi functionalities that offer amazing ...
Leading Yield Farming Ecosystem DYP Now on Binance Smart Chain
DeFi Yield Protocol (DYP), a leading crypto yield farming ecosystem offering an innovative yet secure way for the crypto community to earn returns just grew bigger. The platform handling over $45 million in crypto assets has recently integrated Binance Smart ...
Synthetic FAANG stocks are trading in DeFi — but do gas fees make them uncompetitive?
Sky high gas prices may make synths more costly than the real thing.
Report: Banking Giant Natwest to Refuse Service to Businesses That Accept Cryptocurrencies
The major retail and commercial financial institution National Westminster Bank (Natwest) has categorized cryptocurrencies as “high risk” and refuses to serve business customers who accept digital assets for payments. A Natwest board member, Morten Friis, ...
TA: Ethereum Trims Gains, Here’s What Could Trigger A Fresh Rally
Ethereum traded to a new all-time high at $2,646 before correcting lower against the US Dollar. ETH price is now trading below $2,300, but it is likely to remain well bid above $2,000. Ethereum rallied to a new all-time high near $2,646 before correcting lower...
YouTuber claims he'll buy 111 Tesla Model 3s... if Elon Musk accepts Bitcoin Cash
He’s committed to buying 111 Tesla Model 3s if BCH is added as a payment method. Is it a publicity stunt or something more?
‘Bitcoin incentivizes renewable energy’ agree Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey
Square and Ark Invest argue that Bitcoin miners can bolster the efficiency of the renewable energy industry by acting as an electricity buyer of last resort.
Mastercard-powered NFTs will help consumers offset carbon ‘down to a cup of coffee’
Mastercard is set to incorporate carbon footprint tracking into its blockchain-based solution, to help consumers offset carbon emissions through their purchases.
Bitcoin vs Gold Debate: Frank Giustra Says BTC Not the Answer to All Problems, Crypto Proponents Exhibit Cult Behavior
The bitcoin vs. gold debate between gold financier Frank Giustra and the pro-bitcoin Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor took place this week. In what viewers call an “epic” debate and a “historic” event, Saylor packed his arguments full of facts to ...
TA: Bitcoin Dives Below Key Support, Here’s Why BTC Bears Are Back
Bitcoin price failed to stay above the $54,000 support against the US Dollar. BTC is declining and it is likely to accelerate losses below the $50,000 support zone. Bitcoin is declining from well above $55,000 and it broke the $53,500 support. The price is now...
Bitcoin Price Breakdown: Bulls In Trouble As $50,000 Is Lost
Bitcoin price has been in free fall mode, plummeting sharply from $65,000 to now under $50,000 for the first time since March. Bitcoin Price Falls Under $50,000 Briefly Bulls at the moment have pushed Bitcoin price back up more than $1,200 as orders at $50,000...
Litecoin Prepares For Fresh Bull Momentum As Alt Season Cements
Litecoin is currently trading at around $283, gaining 5.59% in the last 24 hours. LTC bulls are looking to hold the key support level for the coin at around $257 to prepare it for a fresh momentum. Light It Up: Litecoin Targets $420 Around Toking (Not Token) ...
Our Man in Shanghai: DogeMania, ‘Dog-Coin’ trademark dogfight, hashrate outage, government warms up to crypto
Global BTC hashrates still down over 15% following accident, Dogecoin the subject of trademark applications, and government official mentions BTC as an investment alternative
Data shows traders rushed to buy altcoins during Bitcoin’s dip to $50K
Bitcoin price may be stuck in a rut but this hasn't stopped traders from loading up on LINK, BAND and Qtum.
Another US City Aims to Become Bitcoin Hub — Exploring BTC Payroll, Mining, Holding Crypto in Balance Sheet
Another U.S. city, besides Miami, is looking to become a bitcoin hub. The mayor of the city of Jackson TN says that his city is exploring payroll conversions in crypto in addition to bitcoin mining to add the cryptocurrency to its balance sheet. Jackson TN ...
Ex WWE Wrestler Kane, Now Knox County Mayor, Looking Into Bitcoin and Litecoin
As mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, former wrestler Glen Jacob, stage name Kane, is looking into Bitcoin and Litecoin to help his municipality. Since Q4 2020, several high-profile mainstream public companies, including Tesla, have invested in cryptocurrency. ...
Bitcasino.io adds Cardano (ADA) token to its betting platform
CryptoNinjas » Bitcasino.io adds Cardano (ADA) token to its betting platform Bitcoin-led casino operator, Bitcasino.io, today announced it has added Cardano’s ADA cryptocurrency as a payment method, allowing its holders to enjoy the casino’s wide range ...
How to make hodling worthwhile, explained
Hodling can be a nerve-wracking experience — and if crypto is left to languish in a cold wallet for several years, it can also end up being an unrewarding one.
Decentralized employment cooperative Opolis launches native WORK token
CryptoNinjas » Decentralized employment cooperative Opolis launches native WORK token Opolis, a digital employment cooperative offering high-quality, affordable employment benefits and shared services to independent contractors, freelancers, digital nomads, ...
SKALE Network “Denali” upgrade now live offering high-speed and low costs to Ethereum
CryptoNinjas » SKALE Network “Denali” upgrade now live offering high-speed and low costs to Ethereum SKALE Network, an Ethereum native multichain network built to help Ethereum Dapps scale to more users with lower costs and better performance, today ...
Is This The Perfect Moment To Buy Ethereum? Top Analyst Weighs in
The market has been struck by the bears, but Ethereum (ETH) has managed to maintain side movement in the 24-hour chart. Trading at $2.404,36, ETH moved towards a new all-time high before the crash. Investors looking for a good entry for a long position could ...
FDT receives $2.15M bridge funding to introduce crypto card payment rails in Asia
CryptoNinjas » FDT receives $2.15M bridge funding to introduce crypto card payment rails in Asia First Digital Trust (FDT), an Asia-based qualified custodian and trustee capable of holding both traditional and digital assets, announced it has secured $2.15 ...
Anonymous Dogecoin Holder Donates Profits to a Dog Shelter in Florida
In the last few days, the popular meme-based cryptocurrency has witnessed wild movements across the board, going up and down. An anonymous woman who holds dogecoin and profited from the latest all-time high ($0.44) made a philanthropic maneuver in favor of ...
Public Mint to power crypto payments for the Decentr web3 browser
CryptoNinjas » Public Mint to power crypto payments for the Decentr web3 browser Decentr, a web3 browser that gives back control over user data, and Public Mint, a platform for synthetic fiat-centric crypto payments, today announced they have partnered to ...
Hollywood elite will receive NFTs in recognition of upcoming awards ceremony
Among the digital artwork is a piece created as a tribute to late actor Chadwick Boseman, with the proceeds from the auction benefitting the Colon Cancer Foundation.
Registration opens for Cosmos-based Gravity DEX $200K testnet competition
CryptoNinjas » Registration opens for Cosmos-based Gravity DEX $200K testnet competition Gravity DEX, a decentralized exchange for the Cosmos ecosystem, has announced that registration for a testnet trading competition with a $200,000 prize pool is now open ...
Here’s why bulls aren’t buying the Bitcoin price dip to $50,000
Data shows pro traders are not buying the current Bitcoin dip as tomorrow’s $1.55 billion options expiry looms.
Square’s Cash App raises minimum Bitcoin withdrawal to 0.001 BTC
A 0.001 BTC withdrawal is equivalent to around $51.80 based on current prices.
Crypto payments processor CoinPayments integrates with point-of-sale provider Ovvi
CryptoNinjas » Crypto payments processor CoinPayments integrates with point-of-sale provider Ovvi CoinPayments, a cryptocurrency payments processor, has announced a new strategic partnership with Ovvi, a point-of-sale (POS) technology company. This ...
CertiK to enable DeFi and blockchain projects to decentralize their cloud infrastructure with Akash
CryptoNinjas » CertiK to enable DeFi and blockchain projects to decentralize their cloud infrastructure with Akash Akash Network, a decentralized open-source cloud, today announced a partnership with CertiK, a leading blockchain and smart contract ...
Legends of Crypto (LOC): Making Waves in the Crypto Gaming Space
NFTs have added a new dimension to the crypto space, creating ripples in the market, the likes of which haven’t been seen in a long time. Legends of Crypto (LOC) is one of the most highly anticipated NFT projects that is currently in the initial phase of ...
SpiderDAO (SPDR) launches Liquidity as Utility partnership program with Unido
CryptoNinjas » SpiderDAO (SPDR) launches Liquidity as Utility partnership program with Unido SpiderDAO, a hardware-enabled DAO that bundles multi-layered hardware and software tools on top of Polkadot, has announced the launch of a Liquidity as Utility (LaU) ...
Craig Wright’s Law Firm Granted Permission from High Court to Serve Bitcoin.org Operator Cobra
On April 22, published documents stemming from law firm Ontier LLP show London’s High Court is granting the law firm permission to serve legal proceedings over copyright infringement against the owner of bitcoin.org, a pseudonymous operator called “Cøbra...
This Is How Cardano’s First DEX Will Try To Disrupt DeFi
As Hard Fork Combinator (HFC) “Alonzo” approaches, more DeFi projects are emerging for Cardano. A few days ago, Input-Output Global (IOG) Marketing and Communications Director, Tim Harrison, said there is a “huge” interest from developers towards the ...
Crypto exchange Bibox lists Solana (SOL)
CryptoNinjas » Crypto exchange Bibox lists Solana (SOL) Bibox, a popular cryptocurrency exchange platform, has gone live today with Solana (SOL) trading. The exchange has enabled a market in SOL/USDT. The Solana ecosystem of developers chooses to build with ...
SafeMoon Crashes Back To Reality After Cosmic Hype Storm
Over the last weekend, SafeMoon grabbed the attention of crypto investors and enthusiasts after it gained over 99%. On April 20, the token quickly rose to its highest level settling at an exchange price of $0.000013, according to data from CoinMarketCap. The ...
Earth Day 2021: How the crypto industry is moving closer to going green
Despite what the critics might tell you, blockchain is greener than ever.
PancakeSwap Approves “Big Burn” For CAKE, Why It Could Be Massively Bullish
Centralized and decentralized exchanges are stepping up their game, with the upcoming launch of Uniswap v3, competition in the sector is bound to be fierce. PancakeSwap’s second iteration is also around the corner. CAKE holders will be able to profit. In a ...
Altcoins rally as analyst warns Bitcoin is in the '$50K – $60K twilight zone'
Ether, MKR and SOL rally to new all-time highs, while Bitcoin's price is stuck in what one analyst says is a range dominated by bots.
Algorand pledges carbon-negative blockchain
Algorand and ClimateTrade are working on a sustainability oracle that would drive down carbon emissions.
SEC Accuses Ripple of Harassment, Asks Judge to Block Access to Some Discovery Records
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked the judge in the SEC v. Ripple case to block Ripple and its executives from accessing various internal records it claims are unrelated to determining whether XRP is a security. The SEC says that the...
Texas wants to protect privacy elements of blockchain companies, says Blockcap
According to Darin Feinstein, the Chinese government isn't helping to protect the private property of its crypto miners.
Huobi Asset Management launches 4 crypto funds targeting $100M in assets
Huobi Asset Management is targeting institutional investors with its new crypto-focused private equity offerings.
Stablecoins Are Changing and It’s a Big Deal
Stablecoins aren’t anything new. They’ve been around almost as long as cryptocurrencies have, with the first bonafide stablecoin launched way back in 2014. Since then, they’ve largely been used by traders and investors looking for a temporary reprieve ...
US House Passes Bill Mandating SEC and CFTC to Establish Working Group Focused on Digital Assets
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a crypto-related bill introduced by pro-bitcoin Congressman Patrick McHenry. It requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to establish a working group ...
EQIFI Brings DeFi Functionality to the Banking Sector
There is no room for doubt that the crypto world has grown exponentially but there are still gaps to be filled. People have got used to limited capabilities of accessing the full potential of their digital assets. For years, people have been tackling high fees...
Jackson, Tennessee follows Miami's lead to adopt Bitcoin operations
Another city in the United States is looking to add Bitcoin payments and mining activities to the city’s balance sheet.
Bitcoin Loses Important Lifeline That Got Bulls Blood Pumping
Bitcoin price is back below $55,000, unable to keep its bullish momentum it had leading into the Coinbase Global listing. Since then, things have turned down. The fall back below $60,000 has with it also taken the coin below a critical life-saving support ...
Ethereum hits $2.6K all-time high as Bitcoin market dominance falls below 50%
Altcoins begin to deliver gains on Thursday, while Bitcoin stays down, bringing its market cap dominance below 50%.
NYSE president is bullish on Coinbase listing and DeFi
Thomas Farley said traditional Wall Street banks made the Coinbase stock listing and innovations in crypto possible by largely ignoring the industry.
Canaan to Ship 11,760 Next-Generation Bitcoin Miners to a US-Listed Firm, CAN Shares Jump 11%
On April 21, the bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Canaan announced the firm will be supplying 11,760 next-generation A1246 ASIC Avalonminers to a company called Mawson Infrastructure Group. The announcement notes that the mining units will be dispersed among ...
Bitcoin whale watching: This metric that called the 2017 top is now flashing red
While demand for Bitcoin remains high, current profit-taking behavior suggests that the market may be on the verge of turning bearish.
DOGE out of control? Social media and whales sway Dogecoin price action
Dogecoin posting over 14,000% gains in a year could be a sign of the rise of retail investors in the crypto market, but will the price go up even further?
Wallex Bank: Launching The Next Level Asset and Digital Asset Ecosystem
Wallex Trust & Custody, a fintech company based in the USA and Europe that offers trust and custody services among its clients across borders notably in Europe, Asia, and Africa, has announced it has received a banking Crypto and Insurance license issued by ...
Coinbase delisting averted as German stock exchange resumes trading
Coinbase averted the delisting of its shares from the German stock exchange after submitting legal documents that had originally been neglected in error.
Online Music Store Beatport to Start Accepting Bitcoin Payments, Launches Curated NFT
A major American DJ-related online music store has joined the crypto adoption frenzy by accepting bitcoin payments. Beatport is the latest firm that adopts a crypto payment gateway after signed a partnership with crypto exchange Crypto.com. Bitcoin Payment ...
New digital dispute rules aim to keep crypto disagreements out of court
New digital dispute rules could keep smart contract disagreements out of the courts with the help of an independent arbitration tribunal.
MoonSafe Code Audit Shows Suspicious Anomalies, Scam Confirmed?
DeFi liquidity project MoonSafe is caught in a sea of controversy at present. Not only do prominent crypto personalities allege the project is a scam, but an analysis of its code by Obelisk reveals misleading claims about how liquidity provider (LP) tokens are...
Turkish crypto exchange halts trading amid reports of police raid
Thodex has gone silent since announcing a halt in trading and withdrawals.
Not so safe? SafeMoon’s parabolic rally isn’t sustainable, traders warn
Traders say the SafeMoon rally is not sustainable as the token sees massive volatility.
Another UK bank serves anti-crypto notice to customers
U.K. commercial bank NatWest says it does not want to do business with clients and customers who deal in crypto.
China’s digital yuan could be a fatal blow for Macau casino junkets
Macau’s casino junket operators have already been on the rocks during the coronavirus pandemic, and some fear that they could be “faded out” following the introduction of a fully traceable digital yuan.
Coinbase hires former Google Pay exec to lead India operations
Coinbase has started hiring in India despite rumors of an impending ban on crypto in the country.
EU regulators reportedly scrutinize Binance over securities law compliance
Shortly after the exchange launched stock token trading, German and British financial regulators are reportedly looking into whether the offering complies with securities laws.
Bitcoin dominance is about to drop below 50% for the first time in 3 years
A weakening Bitcoin presence could give altcoins the moonshot they have waited for for three years.
Ripple co-founder thinks Bitcoin should move away from proof-of-work
Bitcoin needs to move away from the proof-of-work consensus mechanism to remain the world’s dominant cryptocurrency, Ripple’s Chris Larsen said.
NFTs and the mob: When gangsters enter, is it time to leave?
A mob-themed NFT collection has launched, but recent data suggests the nonfungible token market may already have peaked.
Bitcoiners back social platform to escape shadowbans and demonetization
Anthony Pompliano and others have backed an alternative content platform that aims to give creators more revenue and freedom from shadowbans and demonetization.
Despite scams, Australian securities regulator keen to support crypto industry
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants to support the local cryptocurrency industry despite receiving large numbers of reports about crypto scams.
TrustSwap and Yield Launch a New FlashDrop Program to Incentivize Smaller Stakers
TrustSwap — a DeFi project offering a wide range of different services — recently announced the launch of a new program that was created to provide an incentive for smaller stakers. The program, known as the FlashDrop program, will essentially reward up to...
Poor infrastructure stops farmers from taking advantage of blockchain
While the agricultural sector is among the industries standing to benefit the most from blockchain tech, poor access to infrastructure has been holding the industry back.
Lamassu crypto ATMs now offer shielded Zcash (ZEC) functionality
CryptoNinjas » Lamassu crypto ATMs now offer shielded Zcash (ZEC) functionality Lamassu, a bitcoin/crypto ATM provider, has recently taken advantage of Zcash’s privacy features by introducing the ability for ATM users to receive ZEC directly to wallets ...
Canadian bitcoin platform Shakepay introduces new Visa prepaid card
CryptoNinjas » Canadian bitcoin platform Shakepay introduces new Visa prepaid card Shakepay, a platform that allows Canadians to buy, sell, and send bitcoin, announced today that it has partnered with Marqeta, a card issuing platform, to power the launch of a...
Ledger Vault to secure Boson Protocol’s native token – BOSON
CryptoNinjas » Ledger Vault to secure Boson Protocol’s native token – BOSON Ledger, a security infrastructure provider for digital assets and blockchain applications, today announced a partnership with Boson Protocol (Boson), a dCommerce ecosystem using ...
Bitfinex adds DOGE/USD and DOGE/USDt trading markets
CryptoNinjas » Bitfinex adds DOGE/USD and DOGE/USDt trading markets Bitfinex, the popular bitcoin/cryptocurrency trading platform, today announced that it has commenced deposits, withdrawals, and trading of Dogecoin (DOGE). DOGE is available to trade with US ...
Digital Asset raises $120M in growth round to expand Daml data network
CryptoNinjas » Digital Asset raises $120M in growth round to expand Daml data network Digital Asset, the creators of the Daml multi-party application platform, announced today it has raised over $120 million in Series D funding from 7RIDGE and Eldridge. ...
IOTA now enterprise-ready as Chrysalis Phase 2 launches on mainnet
CryptoNinjas » IOTA now enterprise-ready as Chrysalis Phase 2 launches on mainnet IOTA Foundation, a non-profit building the digital infrastructure to enable the machine economy and IoT, is today completing the most extensive network upgrade in its history, ...
Telos (TLOS) bridges to Binance Smart Chain (BSC), lists on PancakeSwap
CryptoNinjas » Telos (TLOS) bridges to Binance Smart Chain (BSC), lists on PancakeSwap Telos, a high-capacity blockchain network, today announced it is going cross-chain to PancakeSwap, after launching over two years ago and amassing an active list of ...
The Graph Foundation unveils Scalar, a scalable microtransaction solution for Web3
CryptoNinjas » The Graph Foundation unveils Scalar, a scalable microtransaction solution for Web3 The Graph Foundation, overseers of The Graph, an indexing and query layer for the decentralized web, today unveiled Scalar, a scalable microtransaction ...
Techemy Capital teams with Enzyme to launch managed portfolio for Ethereum DeFi ecosystem
CryptoNinjas » Techemy Capital teams with Enzyme to launch managed portfolio for Ethereum DeFi ecosystem Digital asset investment firm Techemy Capital, announced today the launch of its Managed DeFi Portfolio in partnership with Enzyme Finance, an on-chain ...
Telindus works with Ledger to launch crypto custody solution in Luxembourg
CryptoNinjas » Telindus works with Ledger to launch crypto custody solution in Luxembourg Telindus, a provider of cloud, ICT, and telecom services, today announced it has partnered with Ledger Enterprise Solutions, the digital asset security expert for ...
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TeraBlock exchange raises $2.4M to develop crypto newbie-friendly interface
The platform can reportedly execute trades automatically based on up to four risk-reward profiles that crypto users choose themselves.
Dogecoin (DOGE) market cap hits $50B, surpassing ING and Barclays
Dogecoin price rallied more than 500% in the last ten days, resulting in a $50 billion market cap that eclipses ING, Barclays, and Credit Agricole.
Bahamas ranked first for retail CBDC development, according to PwC
Countries like the Bahamas and Thailand are on the leading edge of CBDC development, according to a new research report.
Whales Move Over $4 Billion in BTC During Sunday’s Market Carnage, 150 Bitcoin from 2010 Spent
After bitcoin and a myriad of other crypto-assets tumbled in value on Sunday a number of significant whale movements took place. During the morning trading sessions on Sunday (EST), an old school miner transferred three decade-old coinbase rewards with 150 ...