Month: May 2021

India’s central bank has issued an official notice regarding local banks reportedly cautioning customers against using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC). Published Monday, the notice points out that the Reserve Bank of India is aware of media reports that certain banks have cautioned their customers against crypto by referring to the RBI’s quashed three-year-old circular. “Such
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Bitcoin’s (BTC) massive drop in May 2021 is among its worst monthly performances, according to data from Bybt. The decline has divided the crypto community, with long-term investors considering the fall as a buying opportunity while short-term traders are dumping their positions out of fear. Glassnode data suggests that long-term HODLers and miners are using
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Bitcoin (BTC) is at risk of a “flippening” from Ethereum (ETH), mainstream media claims as some familiar “FUD” returns to the spotlight. As BTC/USD continues to flag below $40,000, an old argument has resurfaced — but major investors are fighting back. Bloomberg: ETH “will likely exceed Bitcoin” In an article on May 31, Bloomberg cited
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China’s digital yuan will utilize smart contracts, and will be built to counter Alipay-like payment platforms designed by the privately owned conglomerates, former People’s Bank of China director Yao Qian said. Speaking at the International Finance Forum in Beijing, Qian argued that simply simulating its physical counterpart would not be enough for the digital yuan
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While Bitcoin (BTC) increasingly falls under the scrutiny of regulators worldwide, Ark Investment founder and CEO Cathie Wood is confident that regulators will be unable to shut down the world’s largest cryptocurrency. Wood said that Bitcoin is “already on its way and it’ll be impossible to shut it down,” Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Global regulators “will be a
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Just as the cryptocurrency sector is constantly changing and evolving, the enterprise blockchain industry has been undergoing its fair share of developments lately. Most recently, enterprise blockchain solutions are shifting from private, closed networks to public, open systems. This has largely been made possible due to advances from the Ethereum network, which are ensuring better
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In a landscape of so-called scaling solutions primarily composed of sidechains and EMV-enabled competitors, one widely anticipated “rollup” layer 2 sidechain for Ethereum has finally arrived.  Offchain Labs announced the launch of Abritrum One with a blog post late last night. Arbitrum One is currently live on Ethereum in a beta state, though teams that
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In just over five years since it launched, Ethereum introduced the world to smart contracts, decentralized finance, yield farming and non-fungible tokens, and has long stood just behind Bitcoin as the second-largest blockchain project by market capitalization. Dogecoin (DOGE) is a meme cryptocurrency which has provided no innovation, has no real raison d’etre, and is only popular
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