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Binance Investigated by CFTC in US - Report

Binance Investigated by CFTC in US - Report

Major crypto exchange Binance is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over concerns that it allowed Americans to place wagers that violated US rules, Bloo...

Bitcoin Almost Unchanged, Ethereum, Altcoins Show Mixed Results

Bitcoin Almost Unchanged, Ethereum, Altcoins Show Mixed Results

Bitcoin price corrected lower from the USD 58,000 resistance. However, BTC is still trading above the USD 56,000 level and is almost unchanged in a day. The current (12:30 PM UTC) price acti...

SEC ‘Wants to Know How Much We Spend on Groceries,’ Say Ripple Execs

SEC ‘Wants to Know How Much We Spend on Groceries,’ Say Ripple Execs

The long battle between the American regulatory Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the XRP issuer Ripple has taken a personal turn – literally – with the SEC seeking personal finan...

Video Cards, Crypto Mining Facility Demand Soars in Russia

Video Cards, Crypto Mining Facility Demand Soars in Russia

The demand for video cards and ready-made bitcoin (BTC) and altcoin crypto mining centers is rising astronomically in Russia as more people in the nation flock to the fast-expanding sector. ...

Bitcoin Still Consolidates, Ethereum and Altcoins Correct Lower

Bitcoin Still Consolidates, Ethereum and Altcoins Correct Lower

Bitcoin price corrected lower from well above USD 57,000. BTC broke the USD 56,000 level and it even spiked below the USD 55,000 support. It is currently (12:30 PM UTC) recovering and is con...

SEC Hits out at Ripple’s ‘Lack of Due Process’ in Letter to Judge

SEC Hits out at Ripple’s ‘Lack of Due Process’ in Letter to Judge

Ripple’s regulatory woes have deepened again after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) petitioned the judge in the company’s legal battle to dismiss arguments in the company’s de...

Ripple and YouTube End the Court Battle

Ripple and YouTube End the Court Battle

Ripple, an American blockchain company focusing on payments technologies, and major video platform YouTube have reached an agreement to end the court battle. In a Twitter thread, the compan...

South Korea’s Shinhan, LG CNS Unveil CBDC Platform

South Korea’s Shinhan, LG CNS Unveil CBDC Platform

The South Korean commercial banking giant Shinhan and LG CNS, the IT services arm of the electronics conglomerate LG, have unveiled their joint pilot platform for central bank digital curren...

XRP Jumps as Ripple's Partnership With MoneyGram Ends (For Now)

XRP Jumps as Ripple's Partnership With MoneyGram Ends (For Now)

XRP moved higher after US-based blockchain company Ripple announced that its partnership with the American money transfer firm MoneyGram has ended for now. At the time of writing (05:24 UTC...

Crypto Market Sentiment Unchanged; XRP Wins the Day, Loses the Week

Crypto Market Sentiment Unchanged; XRP Wins the Day, Loses the Week

While the crypto prices have remained on similar levels over the past week, the market sentiment remained largely unchanged. After it had dropped out of the positive zone last week, the aver...

PAID Crashes on Alleged Massive Exploit News

PAID Crashes on Alleged Massive Exploit News

PAID, the native token of PAID Network, a DeFi-focused protocol, crashed by almost 80% in less than an hour on major exploit news. Per multiple comments on Twitter, the exploit is worth aro...

Novogratz Brands Dogecoin a ‘Joke,’ Tells Mark Cuban to Steer Clear

Novogratz Brands Dogecoin a ‘Joke,’ Tells Mark Cuban to Steer Clear

Michael Novogratz, the CEO of the crypto financial services firm Galaxy Digital, has dismissed dogecoin (DOGE) as a “joke” – and has hit out at the outspoken Shark Tank and new DeFi star, Da...

Ripple Replies to SEC, Claims It Caused Damage to XRP Holders

Ripple Replies to SEC, Claims It Caused Damage to XRP Holders

In an ongoing legal battle, San Francisco-based blockchain company Ripple filed a response to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), repeating that XRP is not a security nor was it...

Larsen’s Lawyer Asks Court To Dismiss SEC’s Case Against Him

Larsen’s Lawyer Asks Court To Dismiss SEC’s Case Against Him

While Ripple’s legal woes continue to cast a shadow over the future of the company and XRP, an attorney representing Chris Larsen, the firm’s Co-founder and Executive Chairman, has filed a m...

Japan Edges Closer to its First IEO – an NFT Platform

Japan Edges Closer to its First IEO – an NFT Platform

Japan is about to welcome its first initial exchange offering (IEO) – and yes, you guessed it, as with almost everything else that is currently happening in the crypto world, it’s non-fungib...

Enjin New Solutions 'Bring Scaling to Ethereum, Remove Fees, Support NFTs'

Enjin New Solutions 'Bring Scaling to Ethereum, Remove Fees, Support NFTs'

Ecosystem of blockchain software products Enjin (ENJ) has announced today a set of scaling solutions which they claim "remove gas fees from any blockchain" - the first of which is planned fo...

Tether's Supply Dominance Hits Record Low as USDC & Co Rise

Tether's Supply Dominance Hits Record Low as USDC & Co Rise

As USD coin (USDC) strengthens its positions, tether (USDT) is losing its market share, according to crypto intelligence firm Coin Metrics. That said, stablecoins, in general, are again on t...

Ex-Block.One CTO Larimer Makes a Comeback With Social Network Project

Ex-Block.One CTO Larimer Makes a Comeback With Social Network Project

Well-known blockchain developer Daniel Larimer is back with plans for a new, "logically decentralized" communication platform dubbed Clarion, being showered with both praise and criticism fo...

Crypto ATM Provider CoinFlip Adds Dogecoin, 'Validating Its Legitimacy'

Crypto ATM Provider CoinFlip Adds Dogecoin, 'Validating Its Legitimacy'

US-headquartered Bitcoin (BTC) ATM provider CoinFlip said it has added dogecoin (DOGE) to its 1,800-terminal network. Though it started out as the internet meme, "this announcement validate...

MoneyGram Slapped With Lawsuit Over Ripple, XRP Partnership

MoneyGram Slapped With Lawsuit Over Ripple, XRP Partnership

The money transfer firm MoneyGram is facing a class action lawsuit claiming that the company made false and/or misleading statements about its partnership with American blockchain company Ri...

Millions of F1 Fans To Meet Crypto.com As They Partner With Aston Martin

Millions of F1 Fans To Meet Crypto.com As They Partner With Aston Martin

Hong Kong-headquartered crypto platform Crypto.com has signed a multi-year deal to sponsor Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team, becoming its Official Global Partner - to "work together" ...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 9

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 9

Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by crypto exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed something? Do y...

Crypto Market Sentiment Leaves the Positive Zone; Only Tether Green

Crypto Market Sentiment Leaves the Positive Zone; Only Tether Green

Along with the drop in prices this past week, came a drop in the market sentiment as well. The average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for ten major coins fell out of ...

Cardano Meets Mary Today as ADA Still Occupies 3rd Spot by Market Cap

Cardano Meets Mary Today as ADA Still Occupies 3rd Spot by Market Cap

Cardano (ADA)'s Mary update is coming today, bringing native tokens, decentralized finance (DeFi), and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to the network. Meanwhile, ADA is keeping its recently c...

Coin Race: Top Winners/Losers of February; Binance Coin Wins the Race

Coin Race: Top Winners/Losers of February; Binance Coin Wins the Race

And the fields of green continued. Following a successful January for the most top 100 coins by market capitalization, February brought further gains, with only two coins - that's right,...

Grayscale Eyes Altcoins Amid Increasing Competition For Bitcoin Investments

Grayscale Eyes Altcoins Amid Increasing Competition For Bitcoin Investments

While Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are gaining traction in Canada, new competitors for Grayscale emerge, the company is increasingly eyeing altcoins. The major crypto asset ma...

DOGE Dips With Market While Musk Laughs at SEC Investigation Rumor

DOGE Dips With Market While Musk Laughs at SEC Investigation Rumor

The coin that could well be the memest of all memecoins, dogecoin (DOGE), continues swimming in the sea of red today alongside the rest of the market. Meanwhile, Tesla supremo and the mover ...

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Altcoins Consolidate Below Major Hurdles

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Altcoins Consolidate Below Major Hurdles

Bitcoin price tested the USD 48,000 support zone and climbed back above USD 50,000. The price is still trading below the USD 51,500 and USD 52,000 resistance levels. However, it is currently...

Digital Yuan Scammers Gathering Momentum as Token Rollout Nears

Digital Yuan Scammers Gathering Momentum as Token Rollout Nears

Police in China are warning that digital yuan-themed scams are starting to appear in the country with more regularity – as opportunistic fraudsters attempt to trick citizens out of their mon...

Binance Tests New IEO Format With AC Milan Fan Token

Binance Tests New IEO Format With AC Milan Fan Token

Today, major crypto exchange Binance tested its new initial exchange offering (IEO) format with the sale of AC Milan Fan Token (ACM) built on the Chiliz blockchain. The sale, hard-capped at...

Crypto.com Aiming to Hit 100 million User Target by 2023 as CRO Surges

Crypto.com Aiming to Hit 100 million User Target by 2023 as CRO Surges

The masterminds of the Crypto.com app said that their platform is experiencing “accelerated growth,” and is now expecting to reach the 100 million user mark by 2023, a milestone that it clai...

MoneyGram Says it Still Supports Ripple Despite Partnership Pause

MoneyGram Says it Still Supports Ripple Despite Partnership Pause

The money transfer firm MoneyGram claims its support for Ripple is still in place, despite an announcement that it will suspend the receipt of “market development fees” – but the two compani...

Japanese Lonely Hearts Warned to Beware Dating App Crypto Scammers

Japanese Lonely Hearts Warned to Beware Dating App Crypto Scammers

Japanese men aged 30-49 are increasingly finding themselves the target of sophisticated crypto scams that pry on love-hungry users via dating apps – with a national watchdog stepping in with...

Crypto Market Sentiment Remains Positive, Tether Drops

Crypto Market Sentiment Remains Positive, Tether Drops

This week, the average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for ten major coins remains positive at 6.25 out of 10, but it is slightly lower compared to the previous week’s...

Crypto.com's CRO Doubles On Sudden Massive Burn News

Crypto.com's CRO Doubles On Sudden Massive Burn News

The price of CRO, the native token of Crypto.com Chain, doubled in a few hours as Crypto.com said it will burn CRO 70bn as they're preparing for the CRO Chain Mainnet launch on March 25....

Bank of Japan’s Year-long Digital Yen Pilot Begins this Spring

Bank of Japan’s Year-long Digital Yen Pilot Begins this Spring

The central Bank of Japan (BoJ) is set to launch a pilot for a digital yen this Spring, although the central bank is still a long way from making up its mind on whether it will push ahead wi...

OKCoin Suspends Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV Trading, New ETFs + More News

OKCoin Suspends Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV Trading, New ETFs + More News

Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Exchanges news Fiat-to-crypto exchange...

Kiss Star Simmons Turns into Cardano’s Dr. Love, Denies Shilling ADA

Kiss Star Simmons Turns into Cardano’s Dr. Love, Denies Shilling ADA

Rock veteran Gene Simmons of Kiss has ended the week with (what else?) a flurry of crypto-related tweets. But after his previous bitcoin (BTC) endorsement and claims of dogecoin (DOGE) deity...

Bitcoin Hits New ATH, Ethereum and Altcoins Gaining Momentum

Bitcoin Hits New ATH, Ethereum and Altcoins Gaining Momentum

Bitcoin price remained well bid above the USD 50,500 support zone. BTC is rising and it is currently (13:00 UTC) trading above USD 52,000. It seems like the price might continue higher above...

Digital Yuan Must Dethrone Alipay, WeChat Pay Before Taking on USD - Researcher

Digital Yuan Must Dethrone Alipay, WeChat Pay Before Taking on USD - Researcher

Much has been made of the forthcoming digital yuan – China’s central bank digital currency – and its potential threat to the United States dollar, but a China watcher is saying that the toke...

Cryptopia Got Hacked While In Liquidation Due To a Hack

Cryptopia Got Hacked While In Liquidation Due To a Hack

Adding to the controversies surrounding New Zealand’s collapsed crypto exchange Cryptopia, the platform has allegedly been hacked again, allowing perpetrators to steal a further NZD 62,000 (...

Robinhood Suspected To Be a Dogecoin Whale As It Plans New Crypto Services

Robinhood Suspected To Be a Dogecoin Whale As It Plans New Crypto Services

The under-fire American trading platform Robinhood said it will provide customers “the ability to deposit and withdraw” cryptoassets and has claimed that it has no crypto holdings – despite ...

Cardano's Hoskinson Keeps Bashing Ethereum As ADA Outperforms ETH

Cardano's Hoskinson Keeps Bashing Ethereum As ADA Outperforms ETH

Cardano (ADA) Founder Charles Hoskinson has doubled down on his criticisms of Ethereum (ETH), claiming that the latter’s network effects mean “nothing” in the long-term. Hoskinson spent muc...

Crypto Market Sentiment Improves Slightly, Altcoins Appreciated The Most

Crypto Market Sentiment Improves Slightly, Altcoins Appreciated The Most

The average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for 10 major coins remains largely positive, and even improved further from last week’s 6.33 to the 6.43 today, according t...

Elon Musk Offers to 'Pay Actual $' If Dogecoin Whales Empty Their Wallets

Elon Musk Offers to 'Pay Actual $' If Dogecoin Whales Empty Their Wallets

After claiming that there's too much concentration in the dogecoin (DOGE) ownership, the world's richest person, Tesla founder Elon Musk has offered a solution. "I will literally pay...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Altcoins Showing Signs of Fresh Increase

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Altcoins Showing Signs of Fresh Increase

Bitcoin price remained well bid above the USD 45,000 level and it started a decent increase. BTC cleared the USD 47,000 resistance and it is currently (13:30 UTC) showing positive signs. Si...

Group of Men, One Company Indicted for Handling Stolen Coincheck XEM

Group of Men, One Company Indicted for Handling Stolen Coincheck XEM

Prosecutors in Japan have pressed charges against 13 people and one corporation accused of handling stolen NEM (XEM) tokens raided from the c.USD 530 million Coincheck hack in early 2018, st...

Amazon Building ‘Digital Currency’ Team for ‘New Payment Product’

Amazon Building ‘Digital Currency’ Team for ‘New Payment Product’

Just days after Jeff Bezos announced that his era, as the CEO, comes to an end at Amazon, the e-commerce giant, has indicated that it is prepared to explore the world of “digital currencies”...

No, Mastercard Is Not Adding Crypto Just Yet, It's About Stablecoins

No, Mastercard Is Not Adding Crypto Just Yet, It's About Stablecoins

Following in its biggest competitor, Visa's, footsteps, payments giant Mastercard said it "will start supporting select cryptocurrencies directly on our network." However, at least in th...

Bitcoin, Ethereum Fluctuate While Smaller Altcoins Rally

Bitcoin, Ethereum Fluctuate While Smaller Altcoins Rally

Bitcoin price extended its decline below USD 45,000, but downsides were limited. BTC is back above USD 45,000 and it is currently (13:00 UTC) showing positive signs. If the price stays above...