• Cointelegraph.com News - 26 September 2021, 10:50 pm

    Multi-million dollar incentive programs and the ease of cross-chain transfers are boosting the value of L1 and L2-based tokens and raising the total value locked in their associated DeFi platforms. The competition among layer-one (L1) smart contract platforms has been on the rise in the past couple of months as traders and developers continue to…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 9:00 pm

    CryptoKitties was the first to bring blockchain gaming to life, and games such as Axie Infinity defined how a good blockchain game should be. The Three Kingdoms aims to build on this with their next-generation play-to-earn game. The Three Kingdoms is a highly strategic third-generation NFT game based on the historical characters of the Three…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 8:30 pm

    Following the latest statements from China’s central bank concerning cryptocurrencies and offshore crypto exchanges, massive amounts of funds have been moving onchain. On September 26, at approximately 1:00 a.m. (UTC) 72,999 BTC or $3.1 billion in bitcoin was dispersed to unknown wallets. Huobi to Gradually Retire Mainland China Users, 800K Ether Move from Huobi to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 September 2021, 7:47 pm

    Bears continue to pressure BTC price but any signs of consolidation could lead to a breakout in AVAX. ALGO, XTZ, and EGLD. China has attempted to stifle the crypto sector’s growth on several occasions in the past 12 years but barring a minor blip, the blanket bans on crypto-commerce have not altered the long-term growth…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 6:30 pm

    On September 24, the staff writer for The New Republic, Jacob Silverman, tweeted about a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request he filed that was ultimately denied. On the social media platform, Silverman wrote that he got Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) responses to his FOIA requests and said the responses were “withheld because of…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 4:30 pm

    The scandal around sanctioned crypto broker Suex is growing in Russia where one of the co-founders of the OTC platform has been dismissed from his executive post at a bank. Meanwhile, an anti-drug organization has referred the case to the interior ministry and the central bank, asking authorities to investigate Suex’s connections with financial companies…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 September 2021, 2:40 pm

    Ethereum prices recovered on Sunday amid a market-wide upside correction while receiving an additional upside boost from a bullish JPMorgan & Chase report. Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) staged a rebound on Sept. 26 following a massive decline earlier this week that saw its prices plunging to as low as $2,651 on Coinbase.The ETH/USD exchange…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 2:30 pm

    While a number of popular crypto-assets like bitcoin have been consolidating, decentralized finance (defi) tokens have captured significant gains during the last 24 hours. A few defi crypto assets have seen double-digit gains and the leader of the pack is Uniswap which has jumped 20.9% in the last 24 hours. Uniswap’s Defi Token Leads the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 September 2021, 2:07 pm

    Implementing artificial intelligence and blockchain technology into healthcare and medicine is key to unlocking human longevity. In the past 60 years, the life expectancy of the average newborn has increased by nearly 20 years — from 52.5 to 72, as of 2018. We’ve seen an incredible wave of technological innovation in this time: The introduction…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 1:00 pm

    Buying a Rolex watch or a Chanel bag with Bitcoins? It becomes possible with LuxFi. With the vision to bridge the gap between real-world luxury assets and digital assets (NFTs), LuxFi has announced the planned launch of its NFT marketplace. The introduction of LuxFi’s marketplace allows everyone to buy, sell and invest in luxury assets…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 September 2021, 10:13 am

    The creator economy is one of the most rapidly developing industries, and decentralized technologies have a chance to unlock its full potential. Decentralized technologies are starting to revolutionize the world of finance, with cryptocurrencies applied in different ways to recreate traditional financial instruments. However, since cryptocurrencies aren’t backed by anything but people’s faith in them,…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 10:00 am

    On September 24, 2021, the Fantom Foundation announced the launch of a new non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace that aims to compete with the myriad of NFT markets out there today. The market dubbed Artion is an NFT marketplace built on the Fantom network and claims to bolster “0% commissions, with the near-zero transaction costs.” Fantom…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 September 2021, 9:47 am

    Major buyer interest below $40,000 may get filled before Bitcoin price action launches to new all-time highs and beyond. Bitcoin (BTC) sealed another $40,000 retest on Sept. 26 as the battle for the weekly close raged on.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewBTC “unlikely” to linger below $40,000Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 September 2021, 7:16 am

    Governments will not only use blockchain for fundamental services such as identity and voting but as a framework for economic growth. Governments are tasked with bringing fair and efficient services to the public. Unfortunately, providing transparency and accountability often results in a reduction in efficiency and effectiveness or vice versa. Governments are usually forced to…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 6:30 am

    Authorities in Abkhazia have confiscated thousands of mining machines, closing down all large crypto farms, yet they have admittedly failed to put an end to illegal mining operations. The breakaway republic of Georgia has been struggling with power shortages blamed on underground miners. 30,000 Rigs Remain in the Hands of Miners, Government Says In recent…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 5:00 am

    MetaWars is a highly immersive multiplayer strategy game. With an infinite universe that is established in a digital metaverse, players can use a wide variety of NFTs to determine the journey they take in-game. MetaWars allows players all around the world to earn through gameplay, “adopting blockchain into the thriving gaming industry”. The Booming Game…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 September 2021, 3:30 am

    Recently a student from the University of Kent in London was robbed at knifepoint for his bitcoin. After eight thugs stormed his dorm room and demanded that he reveal his crypto credentials and passwords, the student was forced to leave the campus and he moved back home. Freshmen College Student Loses Bitcoin in an On-Campus…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 September 2021, 10:42 pm

    On Sept. 6, El Salvador became the first country to adopt BTC as legal tender, attracting both praise and criticism from the global community. Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele claims that 2.1 million of his fellow citizens are using the government-backed Chivo cryptocurrency wallet, offering a glimpse into the apparent success of the country’s Bitcoin (BTC)…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 September 2021, 8:30 pm

    Coming every Saturday, Hodlers Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekCrypto markets soar after Fed commits to printing and Evergrande plans to pay…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 September 2021, 7:45 pm

    SOL’s futures open interest recently hit $1 billion and while the recent price swing liquidated leveraged longs, data suggests the short-term top is not a bearish trend reversal. Solana (SOL) reached a $216 all-time high on Sept. 9 after rallying 508% since Aug. The bull run caused some analysts to project a $500 target which…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 September 2021, 4:06 pm

    Gaming is on track to boost the adoption of DeFi platforms. Here is a look at the latest developments that are pushing the play-to-earn business model. The past few months have seen decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms gain a cult-like following on the backdrop of a bullish cryptocurrency market. That revolution of digital money is now…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 September 2021, 4:03 pm

    Older Australian crypto investors outweigh the new generation in initial investment, but the younger crowd is more active in daily trading. The average portfolio size on Australian cryptocurrency exchange BTC Markets has grown from $577.65 (795.5 Australian dollars) to $2,069.16 (2849.5 AUD) in the financial year 2021, signaling a 258.2% increase in portfolio holdings, according…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 September 2021, 1:34 pm

    If the United States is still not ready for central bank digital currency, it will stay on the sidelines of tech and financial innovations. Welcome to the world of central bank digital currency, or CBDC, where big countries like China and small countries like the Bahamas are trying to mark their presence. It’s a world…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 September 2021, 10:13 am

    A green post-COVID-10 recovery in accordance with the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals is possible with blockchain and NFTs. In her monthly Expert Take column, Selva Ozelli, an international tax attorney and CPA, covers the intersection between emerging technologies and sustainability, and provides the latest developments around taxes, AML/CFT regulations and legal issues affecting…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 September 2021, 9:10 am

    It’s all about what happens to Bitcoin price action by the end of the week as $1,000 swings up and down remain. Bitcoin (BTC) briefly fell below $42,000 on Sept. 25 as the weekend looked set to deliver an unimpressive weekly close.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewTrader: Bitcoin “fine” above $38,000Data from Cointelegraph Markets…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 September 2021, 7:16 am

    The decentralized, disintermediated and borderless blockchain networks challenge regulators, but DeFi is the future of finance. Hold onto your hats, boys and girls! It’s a new world — a financial system without intermediaries, that anyone can access 24 hours a day with only a mobile phone and a wallet! As Julien Bouteloup said to me: “In…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 September 2021, 11:30 pm

    Bitcoin derivatives markets flipped neutral-to-bearish after China’s ‘crypto ban’ announcement triggered a BTC price dip to $40,600. China bans Bitcoin (BTC), again.No, we’re not traveling back in time. On Sept. 24, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) published a new set of measures to promote inter-departmental coordination on cracking down on crypto activity. The measures…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 September 2021, 10:23 pm

    Since 2009, China and Hong Kong have “banned” or otherwise caused FUD in the crypto space on 19 separate occasions and counting. The price of Bitcoin fell 5% today following “breaking” (read: weeks old) news that the People’s Bank of China, or PBoC, had declared all cryptocurrency transactions illegal.With that in mind, let’s take a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 September 2021, 10:15 pm

    Bitcoin price is down but crypto investors still have a plethora of yield opportunities thanks to DeFi. The growth of the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector has been a recurrent headline throughout 2021 and to date, hundreds of billions of dollars in crypto assets are locked on protocols across numerous blockchain networks and earning a yield…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 September 2021, 9:33 pm

    An analyst from global banking giant Deutsche Bank expects Bitcoin will enjoy a “first-mover advantage” over other cryptocurrencies for the foreseeable future. Marion Laboure, an analyst at Deutsche Bank’s research division, said she can envision Bitcoin taking the role of digital gold in the future: lasting for centuries and largely not controlled by the government.In…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 September 2021, 8:23 pm

    Bitcoin and altcoins made a sharp downside move to their recent lows after news that China banned crypto trading surfaced. The crypto market’s recovery was rocked on Sept. 24 after news that China’s government is adopting a new set of measures that includes stronger inter-departmental coordination to “cut off payment channels, dispose of relevant websites…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 September 2021, 6:56 pm

    Layer-two’s surge to new heights, Bitcoin and DeFi EFT applications and Sushi’s mistaken bug — all coming to you this week in Finance Redefined. Welcome to the latest edition of Cointelegraph’s decentralized finance, or DeFi, newsletter.In a week where DeFi’s parabolic growth continued elsewhere, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler threatened…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 September 2021, 6:52 pm

    16 million people in Yemen — including 400,000 children under the age of five — already face food supplies at critical levels. A Redditor living in Yemen’s capital city of Sana’a claims to be using cryptocurrencies to buy food packages for families unable to access supplies during an ongoing civil war.According to a Thursday Reddit…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 September 2021, 5:39 pm

    REN, CELR and CVC ignore the market’s bearish reaction to China’s new crypto ban by posting double-digit gains. The bullish momentum that had been growing across the cryptocurrency ecosystem over the past few days came to a screeching halt on Sept. 24 as news that China had banned cryptocurrency transactions made the rounds on social…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 September 2021, 4:30 pm

    Morgan Stanley exec claims that Bitcoin continues to rise from the dead like the cartoon character Kenny in South Park. Morgan Stanley’s Dennis Lynch shared a light-hearted analogy during a discussion at Morningstar’s yearly investment conference today, claiming that Bitcoin’s insatiable ability to defy the odds and rise from both technical and fundamental adversity portrays…Read More