What’s new in crypto and the advent of the decentralized web.
Gold Sinks as Bitcoin Price Nears Record High
by Jose Antonio Lanz on November 24, 2020 at 12:13 am
In times of crisis, it seems like Bitcoin is better at being gold than, errr, gold.
Bitcoin, ETH Locked In DeFi Hits $14 Billion...but There’s a Catch
by Alexander Behrens on November 23, 2020 at 11:03 pm
Total value locked in DeFi has grown to more than $14 billion, driven up by rising crypto prices. But the number of ETH locked in DeFi is actually falling.
Ethereum ‘Killer’ Avalanche Is Building an ETH Bridge to Liquidity
by Robert Stevens on November 23, 2020 at 10:36 pm
Avalanche's new tech will let you port tokens to and from Ethereum.
XRP Hits $0.50, Passes Tether as Third-largest Cryptocurrency
by Will Gottsegen on November 23, 2020 at 10:35 pm
XRP, now the third-largest cryptocurrency after Ethereum and Bitcoin, has hit $0.50 for the first time since 2018.
Bitcoin Critic Janet Yellen Is Biden's Pick for Treasury Secretary
by Jeff Benson on November 23, 2020 at 9:45 pm
The former Federal Reserve chair, who has helped craft monetary policy, could soon become the chief architect of President-elect Joe Biden's fiscal policy.
NY Fed: CBDCs Will Be More Private Than Big Tech Digital Currency
by Will Gottsegen on November 23, 2020 at 9:31 pm
A recent research paper suggests that if big tech companies can sell your payments data, they probably will.
Feds Missed ‘Millions’ When Seizing $1 Billion in Silk Road Bitcoin
by Robert Stevens on November 23, 2020 at 7:13 pm
The Department of Justice didn't finish the job, a blockchain investigation firm claims.
InsurAce’s New 'DeFi Insurance' Protects Users From Hacks
by Shuyao Kong on November 23, 2020 at 6:45 pm
The decentralized insurance protocol raised $1 million in seed funding and plans to launch its product next month.
PayPal CEO Explains Why He Believes in Bitcoin for Payments
by Will Gottsegen on November 23, 2020 at 6:07 pm
Here’s something that may or may not surprise you: the CEO of the digital payments company PayPal is a true believer in Bitcoin as currency.
Visa CEO Looks Ahead at the World of Crypto
by Liam Frost on November 23, 2020 at 5:05 pm
The CEO of Visa is optimistic that more digital currencies will be running on the Visa network in the future.
Who Are The Biggest Bitcoin and Ethereum Influencers?
by Shaurya Malwa on November 23, 2020 at 3:12 pm
An updated social sentiment algorithm that tracks "crypto Twitter" can tell you.
Ethereum Price Hits $600 for First Time Since June 2018
by Scott Chipolina on November 23, 2020 at 1:55 pm
The price of Ethereum has reached heights not seen in over two years—and it's up 14% today.
What is Yield Farming? Beginner's Guide
by Esat Dedezade, Daniel Phillips on November 23, 2020 at 12:07 pm
At its core, yield farming is a process that allows cryptocurrency holders to lock up their holdings, which in turn provides them with rewards.
John Lennon’s Son: Bitcoin ‘Transcends the Physical World’
by Scott Chipolina on November 23, 2020 at 11:57 am
Sean Lennon suggested Bitcoin gives people the chance to transcend politics and world events like never before.
Fake Ethereum Tokens Net $53,000 in Just 30 Minutes
by Shaurya Malwa on November 23, 2020 at 11:23 am
Scammers issued an Ethereum token to jump in on the popularity of a new product released by Yearn Finance founder Andre Cronje—which was never supposed to have one.
Ethereum 2.0 is Halfway to Launch—But Delay Still Likely
by Liam Frost on November 23, 2020 at 11:15 am
More than 50% of the ETH required to launch Ethereum 2.0 has been deposited. But there’s only a week left to hit the initial launch date.
Bitcoin Whale Community Blooms As Thanksgiving Looms
by Matt Hussey on November 23, 2020 at 9:59 am
Bitcoin whale levels reach yearly highs as Ethereum surges past $500 and stock markets are buoyed by COVID vaccine hopes
Bitcoin Is Less Volatile Than Many S&P 500 Stocks
by Mathew Di Salvo on November 22, 2020 at 5:45 pm
Bitcoin has long been described as “volatile”. But an investment management firm has pointed out that the picture is more complex.
How a Bitcoin Shortage Could Be Good for Crypto Investors
by Mathew Di Salvo on November 22, 2020 at 5:28 pm
Big companies—like PayPal—are buying up absurd amounts of Bitcoin. Could we run out of it?
CipherTrace Files Patents For Tech That Can Trace Monero Transactions
by Ekin Genç on November 22, 2020 at 5:14 pm
Blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace has submitted patents for software that tracks Monero transactions.