Month: July 2021

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s 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 Week Amazon plans to accept Bitcoin payments this year, claims insider
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Cardano is close to attaining the title of a fully-fledged smart contracts platform following a critical upgrade in mid-July. The project’s founder Charles Hoskinson confirmed that they recently processed the sales of more than $10 million worth of non-fungible tokens atop their public ledger. Moreover, an NFT and DeFi Marketplace called the Spores Network, which raised $2.3
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Malaysia is the latest regulatory theater to come after Binance as authorities in the country have accused the exchange giant of continuing to operate in the country illegally. According to an announcement released on Friday, the Securities Commission of Malaysia has served a public reprimand against Binance calling for the exchange and all of its entities to
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A new bill introduced by United States House Democrat Don Beyer of Virginia has proposed a far-reaching regulatory and legal framework for digital assets across the board. Entitled “The Digital Asset Market Structure and Investor Protection Act of 2021,” the bill touches on virtually all the important grey areas that continue to exist regarding cryptocurrencies
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Binance has fully integrated the Polygon (MATIC) mainnet onto its platform, according to a press release. From now on, Binance traders can deposit and withdraw MATIC through their Binance accounts while also interacting with decentralized applications, or DApps, like Sushiswap, Balancer, Aave, and more.  This integration is meant to ensure that traders can utilize said
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Bitcoin (BTC) and most major altcoins seem to be faltering near their respective overhead resistance levels. This suggests that some investors are continuing to sell at higher levels. However, 21st Paradigm co-founder Dylan LeClair said that on-chain data shows “big transfer volumes from over-the-counter (OTC) desks over the last week.” Cointelegraph also recently highlighted a
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The Ukrainian government is moving forward with its central bank digital currency (CBDC) plans, as the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is now officially authorized to issue a digital currency. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has signed the law titled “On Payment Services,” officially enabling the country’s central bank to issue a CBDC, the digital hryvnia,
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Ethereum’s native asset Ether (ETH) faces prospects of closing above $14,000 sometime in 2021 based on its current trend’s striking similarity with the one from last year. Ether price fractal First spotted by user TradingShot, the Ethereum fractal involves three technical indicators: a 50-day simple moving average (50-day SMA), a Fibonacci channel, and a relative
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Michele Korver, the first-ever chief digital currency advisor for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s (FinCEN), believes crypto assets are just another way of transferring value. Speaking to Law360 on July 29, the newly appointed Korver said cryptocurrency was “just another means of payment or value transfer that’s developed over time, just like any financial technology.”
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