Crime-Related Crypto Spending Fell in 2020, Despite Janet Yellen’s Concerns

Key Takeaways Janet Yellen, incoming U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, has suggested crypto is largely used in criminal activity. However, criminal spending actually fell last...

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Facebook Looking to Weigh in on NFT Boom

Key Takeaways David Marcus, the head of Facebook Financial, has told Bloomberg that the firm is "definitely looking" at adding support for NFTs. Facebook plans on...

Nearly 2,000 Accounts Compromised in Latest Robinhood Hack

Robinhood, a popular retail stock investment app, continues to suffer from hacks. The latest episode involved nearly 2,000 accounts. Robinhood Hacked Again Despite Security Measures As...

Mastercard Launches Cryptocurrency Startup Accelerator

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Marathon Digital Buys Another 30,000 Bitcoin Mining Rigs

Key Takeaways Marathon Digital has agreed to buy 30,000 Antminer S19j Pros from Bitmain. The purchase will increase Marathon's total hashrate by 30%. The move comes as...

PayPal Confirms Cryptocurrency Integration Effort in Letter to EU

Key Takeaways PayPal has confirmed it is bringing cryptocurrency capabilities to its platform in a letter to the European Union PayPal calls for regulations and a...

Four of World’s Top Universities Reportedly Buying Crypto

Key Takeaways Harvard, Yale, Brown and University of Michigan have been accumulating cryptocurrencies, among others, according to a CoinDesk report. A source said that the higher...

Bitcoin Mining Just Became Easier After Historic Difficulty Drop

Key Takeaways Bitcoin’s 16% mining difficulty drop on Nov. 3 was the second-largest in history. Mining difficulty drops are the network’s way of compensating for a...

Balancing Black Swan Events With Centralization May Cost Maker Its Community

Key Takeaways The Mar. 12 crash revealed many concerns throughout the DeFi space, not just Maker. To stabilize the project, community members were decisive in...

Texas Banks Can Now Store Bitcoin for Clients

Key Takeaways The Texas Department of Banking has allowed state-chartered banks to provide custody services for crypto investors. The regulator clarified that custody services would only...

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Permissionless Bitcoin Is Back on Ethereum After Early Disaster

Share this article Permissionless Bitcoin product, tBTC, is re-launching on Ethereum mainnet, but this time with adequate safety measures. The smart contracts have been audited...

DeFi Aggregator Zerion Rebrands to a One-Stop Shop for Investors

Share this article DeFi tracking solution Zerion has recently upgraded its platform, offering users new tools to manage their crypto portfolios rather than simple monitoring...

IDEX Launches on Binance Smart Chain as Ethereum Fees Soar

Key Takeaways IDEX decentralized exchange has launched on Binance Smart Chain due to exorbitant fees on Ethereum. The new integration offers to reduce settlement fees....

Cardano Adds Native Tokens With Latest Hard Fork

Share this article Cardano has launched a new hard fork, allowing developers to issue native assets on the blockchain. Cardano Supports Native Custom Assets IOHK, the development...

Formation Fi to Launch Cross-Chain AMM on Polygon

Share this article More promising developments on the Polygon network, this time courtesy of Formation Fi.  Formation Fi to Build on Polygon  Formation Fi is developing an...

Elon Musk Can’t Stop Pumping Dogecoin on Twitter

Tesla and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, has tweeted again about Dogecoin, causing a rapid increase in the price of the project’s native currency, DOGE. Elon Musk Tweet Moons DOGE Earlier this week, the billionaire clarified his stance...

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Unpacking Bitcoin’s Recent “Double-Spend” Event

Key Takeaways Bitcoin recorded a double-spend instance for a small amount which sparked rumors of Bitcoin's death. Investigation reveals that the occurrence was rare and...

7 Million Crypto Holders in India Fear Blanket Bitcoin Ban

Indian is moving to ban all cryptocurrencies despite the lack of backing from India’s Reserve Bank, according to recent reports.  Indian Law May End Crypto...

JP Morgan Issues Tether Warning and Second-Guesses $146,000 BTC Price Target

Key Takeaways Bitcoin’s fair value in JP Morgan’s estimation is between $11,000 and $25,000. Tether’s dominance is a worrying signal for the market as a...

Altseason Primed as Bitcoin Consolidates Under $10,000

Share this article Aggressive monetary expansion by the Federal Reserve is driving unprecedented interest in Bitcoin. Now, Altcoins are starting to pop off as Bitcoin...

XRP Targets $3 While On-Chain Metrics Suggest Profit-Taking Spike

Key Takeaways XRP made a new three-year high of $1.72. The breakout from a three-year-long consolidation pattern suggests this cryptocurrency could revisit previous all-time highs. But as...
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Solana Dip Leads to $250M Lost in Liquidations

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Bitcoin Bulls May Concede Ground Amidst US Election Fears

Share this article Bitcoin is set for its most important trading week since May’s halving event, as crypto participants brace themselves for the uncertainty surrounding the...

Bitcoin Concludes Consolidation as Ethereum Hits New All-Time Highs

Key Takeaways Bitcoin broke out of a consolidation pattern that could see it rise towards new all-time highs.  Ethereum entered price discovery while the technicals point to...

Ethereum Fees Spike After Uniswap’s UNI Token Launch

After announcing the launch of its new governance token, Uniswap became the most valuable DeFi projects within hours. The decentralized exchange launched its token last...

U.S. Seizes $2.3M in Bitcoin from Colonial Pipeline Hackers

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DeFi’s Obsession With “Fair Launches” Is Killing Innovation

Key Takeaways SushiSwap popularized fair launches, causing forks of nearly every significant DeFi protocol to emerge. Fair launches are a flawed concept and can severely erode development...

DeFi Project Spotlight: B.Protocol, Decentralized Backstop Liquidity

Key Takeaways B.Protocol attempts to solve the inefficiency of DeFi liquidations, which hamper the sector's growth. The project offers extra yield for users and makes liquidations more...

Fed’s Inflation Target Is Good for Bitcoin, But Investors Will Have to Wait

Key Takeaways The Federal Reserve is trying to kickstart the economy by keeping interest rates low and pushing inflation higher. Bitcoin will benefit from higher inflation as...

Poly Network Hacker Returns Almost All of $611M Loot

Key Takeaways The Poly Network hacker has returned the remainder of the $611 million they stole this week on Ethereum mainnet. The team confirmed that almost all...