For many people involved in the international crypto space, the idea of throwing valuable Ether tokens at comically named blockchain projects in anticipation of unworldly profits now seems a laughable and distant memory. There is little doubt that what we experienced with the 2017-2018 Initial Coin Offering (ICO) mania was a once-in-a-generation phenomenon, the somber
On June 8, Chainalysis announced support for privacy coins Zcash (ZEC) and Dash (DASH) making it easy for the law enforcement to track them. Calling Dash a privacy coin is a misnomer The company claims that it can trace the vast majority of Zcash and Dash transactions due to the fact that most users do
Altcoins had a pretty disappointing time in 2019, but since the turn of the year, it has been a different story, and one of the altcoins that could be watched closely at this point is Tezos (XTZ). Over the course of the past seven days, XTZ has enjoyed a sustained rally and has emerged as
The number of investors with Bitcoin (BTC) holdings of 0.1 coins or more has broken into new all-time highs. Data published by crypto data aggregator Glassnode on June 13 shows the number of wallets holding 0.1 BTC or more reaching a new record of 3,054,282 — beating out May 21’s previous record by 212 addresses.
Sorare, a global fantasy football platform built on the Ethereum blockchain, has inked an exclusive licensing agreement with Italian soccer giants Juventus to launch a digital collectibles range of its star players. Ethereum-Based Fantasy Football Paris-based Sorare provides a soccer management game with digital cards representing players that fans can collect and trade. The cards
The Libra Association has signed up Canadian e-commerce platform Shopify as its newest member as the troubled crypto project looks to get back on track. Libra has lost several founding members in recent months for a variety of reasons, the most prominent of which was the massive amount of scrutiny leveled at the project. The
Key Highlights: Ethereum continued its decline on Thursday, crashing below the pivotal $500 level to a one-month low. ETH/USD is currently on a downward trend testing a major support level at $460. A major resistance level has been established at $490. ETH/USD Facing Tough Climb Following a sharp decline in the cryptocurrency market this past
‘The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Recently the hosts of the Let’s Talk Bitcoin! Show were joined by Richard Myers to discuss the current state of mesh networks and how Bitcoin’s Lightning may be the missing ingredient to their success. On today’s episode of Let’s Talk Bitcoin! you’re invited to join Andreas M.
South Korea’s central bank, the Bank of Korea, has formed a legal advisory group to evaluate issues surrounding a potential central bank-issued digital currency (CBDC) launch. According to a press release the central bank issued earlier today, the group includes six experts, namely three professors, two lawyers and one BOK official. The panel will reportedly
The total crypto market capitalization was close to $270 billion on May 8 and currently, the metric stands at $275 billion. This suggests that the crypto markets have been largely stuck in a range for about a month. Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 As reported by Cointelegraph, Bitcoin (BTC) miners are holding on to
Recent ransomware attacks from well-known cybercriminal groups have been suggesting that gangs are forging cartel-style alliances to pressure their respective victims to pay the ransom requests. Cointelegraph has obtained access to what seems to be a darknet site that belongs to the Maze group. On the site, Maze has been leaking stolen data beginning sometime
The crypto sphere has developed at a remarkable rate over the course of the past half a decade, and one of the biggest developments has been the emergence of stablecoins like Tether (USDT). Despite skepticism from many in the crypto space, the stablecoin has continued to grow, and in a new development, it has been
The co-founder of BiLira (TRYB), the first stablecoin pegged to the Turkish Lira, is predicting that Turkey will announce a new regulatory framework for blockchain “within the next year.” In an interview with Cointelegraph, Vidal Arditi, BiLira’s COO and co-founder, predicted that the updated apparatus will be designed “to protect the average guy and the
Ethereum (ETH) price has continued to fall after a dreadful weekend, which saw the price drop to around $198, wiping out last week’s gains. The cryptocurrency is currently trading slightly above the $200 support level and faces a nervy week in which it could drop as low as $170. Ethereum Drops to $200 as Crypto
Ethereum price watch: Ethereum edges higher today. Key Highlights: Ethereum price moved up by about 5% on Tuesday morning, reaching a seven-day high of $548.80. ETH/USD is currently on a major bullish run to test a resistance at $550. The cryptocurrency market continued its recovery from last week, adding $12 billion in 24 hours. Ethereum
WhatsApp has premiered fiat electronic payments on its platform, with Brazil becoming the first country to experience a nationwide release. According to a statement released Monday by WhatsApp, users that have Visa and Mastercard debit or credit cards from Banco do Brasil, Nubank or Sicredi can now attach instant payments to their messages. There’s an unspecified