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Analyst Gives Three Reasons Why $1.6 Billion in ETH Just Left Exchanges
by Tim Hakki on January 24, 2021 at 10:19 pm
We get to the bottom of what happened to the $1.6 billion ETH drained from exchanges.
How This Digital Artist Made $370,000 in Crypto on Their 18th Birthday
by Tim Hakki on January 24, 2021 at 9:41 pm
The 18-year-old crypto surrealist crypto artist FEWOCiOUS on Vegas, family and NFTs from their new pad in Seattle.
Bitcoin's Volatility Highest Since COVID-19 Crash: Skew
by Mathew Di Salvo on January 24, 2021 at 5:53 pm
Bitcoin’s volatility is higher than normal—but should we be worried?
Why Polkadot Is The Hottest Crypto In China
by Shuyao Kong on January 24, 2021 at 4:19 pm
The network is especially popular among developers and investors in China. Here's why.
Banned Vape Company Uses Crypto to Fight Counterfeits
by Tim Hakki on January 24, 2021 at 3:36 pm
Cool Clouds join Walmart in the list of commercial vendors using sophisticated blockchain verification methods.
DeFi Coins Boom as Crypto Market Recovers
by Tim Hakki on January 24, 2021 at 2:41 pm
The crypto market appears to be recovering, with strongest gains made by coins powering DeFi protocols.
Chainlink Hits a New All-Time High of $25
by Tim Hakki on January 23, 2021 at 5:54 pm
2020's grizzliest bear still has some bite.
Man Loses $27,000 in Bitcoin to Cruel SIM Swap Scam
by Tim Hakki on January 23, 2021 at 4:01 pm
Reports of SIM swapping scams are increasing. What can you do to protect yourself?
Soulja Boy Reveals Which Cryptocurrencies Are In His Portfolio
by Mathew Di Salvo on January 23, 2021 at 3:47 pm
The “Crank That” superstar told crypto Twitter which coins he owns.
Valkyrie Digital Assets Becomes Latest Company to File for Bitcoin ETF
by Tim Hakki on January 23, 2021 at 3:15 pm
To date, the SEC has repeatedly shafted applications for Bitcoin ETFs. Will this change under Biden?
Coinbase to Sell Stock on Private Market Ahead of IPO: Reports
by Mathew Di Salvo on January 23, 2021 at 2:58 pm
Secondary markets typically allow current and former employees, as well as other vested shareholders, to sell stock ahead of a public offering.
Jack Dorsey Taps Crypto Vets To Help Design “Decentralized Twitter”
by Jeff Benson on January 23, 2021 at 2:56 pm
Bluesky is meant to be a “decentralized standard for social media.” It’s slowly taking shape, thanks in part to contributions from members of the InterPlanetary File System team
Meet the TikTok Astrologer Who Predicts Bitcoin's Price
by Tim Copeland on January 23, 2021 at 2:16 pm
TikTok astrologer Maren Altman uses horoscopes to predict the price of Bitcoin—and sees herself getting rich in the near future.
Bitcoin’s Price Steadies Following Huge Correction
by Tim Hakki on January 23, 2021 at 1:11 pm
After a harrowing week rife with speculation about a blockchain double spending glitch, Bitcoin’s price stabilised….barely.
Value Investor Bill Miller Buys MicroStrategy Debt for the Bitcoin
by Jeff Benson on January 23, 2021 at 1:04 am
Bill Miller doesn't just want to invest in Bitcoin. He wants to invest in a company that owns a lot of Bitcoin.
Redditors Pump GameStop, Trading Halted for Bitcoin-like Volatility
by Jeff Benson on January 22, 2021 at 11:21 pm
Stocks in GameStop, the video game seller, have increased 83% this week, buoyed by vociferous traders on Reddit.
Bitcoin Boom Drives Coinbase Assets on Platform Above $90 Billion
by Will Gottsegen on January 22, 2021 at 10:36 pm
In a newly released year-end report, Coinbase boasts of now having more than $90 billion in cryptocurrency assets on its platform.
Tether Users Flee to TRON From Ethereum Amid High Fees
by Alexander Behrens on January 22, 2021 at 9:30 pm
Transactions using Tether dollar-pegged stablecoins on the TRON blockchain are outpacing those on Ethereum.
Crypto Gaming Thrived in 2020 as NFT Interest Surged: Report
by Andrew Hayward on January 22, 2021 at 7:35 pm
Although not at the explosive level of DeFi, blockchain-based gaming saw steady growth across 2020, while marketplaces selling their digital asset collectibles blew up.
Bitcoin ‘Double Spend’ Spooks Software Firm Into $4 Million Sell-Off
by Will Gottsegen on January 22, 2021 at 6:36 pm
NexTech sold 130 Bitcoins, worth roughly $4 million, following suspicions about a potential flaw in the blockchain.