Crypto News

Coin Race: Top 10 Winners & Losers of December, Q4, and 2020

Coin Race: Top 10 Winners & Losers of December, Q4, and 2020

The time flies and it might even be flying faster in the Cryptoverse - or so it would appear - with the turbulent, volatile markets putting on a show for us daily, monthly, and yearly. And w...

New High for Bitcoin, Altcoins Show Positive Signs

New High for Bitcoin, Altcoins Show Positive Signs

There were additional gains in bitcoin price above the USD 29,500 level. BTC traded just above USD 29,650 and formed a new all-time high. It is currently (13:00 UTC) showing signs of more po...

Binance to Cover USD 10m in Losses for Users Affected by the COVER Hack

Binance to Cover USD 10m in Losses for Users Affected by the COVER Hack

Following a COVER smart contract hack, major crypto exchange Binance announced they will use their funds to cover their users' losses to the tune of USD 10.1m. "In addition to the compe...

Coinbase to Face Class Action Suit over XRP Listing

Coinbase to Face Class Action Suit over XRP Listing

An alleged customer of the crypto exchange giant Coinbase has hit the trading platform with a class-action lawsuit – claiming that the crypto firm “illegally sold” him “securities” in the fo...

While Bitcoin Extends Rally, Altcoins Take Back Seat

While Bitcoin Extends Rally, Altcoins Take Back Seat

After settling above USD 28,500, bitcoin price started a fresh increase. BTC broke the USD 29,000 level and traded to a new all-time high close to USD 29,300. It is currently (05:00 UTC) con...

Bitcoin Retreats From New All-Time High, XRP Eyes Gains

Bitcoin Retreats From New All-Time High, XRP Eyes Gains

After a sharp increase, bitcoin price spiked above USD 28,400. BTC traded to a new all-time high near USD 28,600, but there was no upside continuation. The price is currently (13:00 UTC) cor...

Ripple Bets On the New SEC While the XRP Purge Continues

Ripple Bets On the New SEC While the XRP Purge Continues

It looks like major US-based blockchain company Ripple is putting their hopes in the new US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following a lawsuit filed against the company by the regu...

Production to Begin on USD 540m Crypto-themed TV Drama 'Pumping Time'

Production to Begin on USD 540m Crypto-themed TV Drama 'Pumping Time'

A South Korean TV drama production company is set to launch a major series that will focus on crypto and blockchain-related matters - with a bumper budget of over USD 2.7m per episode. Per F...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Show Positive Signs

Bitcoin and Altcoins Show Positive Signs

After a downside correction below USD 26,500, bitcoin price found support near the USD 26,000 region. As a result, BTC started a fresh increase and it broke the USD 26,500 resistance zone. I...

Alarm Bells Ringing in XRP-keen Japan

Alarm Bells Ringing in XRP-keen Japan

Japanese investors are reeling from news coming out of the United States, where the regulatory Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched something akin to a war on Ripple’s XRP t...

XRP Crashes as Coinbase to Suspend Trading In January

XRP Crashes as Coinbase to Suspend Trading In January

The fourth-largest cryptoasset, XRP, crashed to September lows after US-based major exchange Coinbase said it will suspend trading in this coin in January due to a recent regulatory crackdow...

Crypto Market Sentiment Slips; Binance Coin Takes The Medal Again

Crypto Market Sentiment Slips; Binance Coin Takes The Medal Again

In the second-to-last week of 2020, the market had another rally and bitcoin (BTC) hit new all-time highs, but the market sentiment dropped. The combined moving 7-day average crypto market s...

Bitcoin Now Hunts USD 25,000, Altcoins Gain Bullish Momentum

Bitcoin Now Hunts USD 25,000, Altcoins Gain Bullish Momentum

After forming a strong support base above USD 22,700 and USD 23,000, bitcoin started a steady increase. BTC broke the main USD 23,500 and USD 24,000 resistance level to start a fresh rally. ...

Binance to Exit South Korea, MoneyGram on Ripple, New SEC Chair + More News

Binance to Exit South Korea, MoneyGram on Ripple, New SEC Chair + 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 Binance is to shut down...

Bitcoin Remains Resilient, Altcoins Start Consolidation

Bitcoin Remains Resilient, Altcoins Start Consolidation

Bitcoin price recovered and traded above the USD 23,000 level. It is currently (13:00 UTC) trading in a range and it could start a strong increase if there is a close above USD 23,500. Besid...

Telegram Forced to Monetize – and the American SEC May Be to Blame

Telegram Forced to Monetize – and the American SEC May Be to Blame

The Telegram chat app – the popular communication tool of choice for the crypto community – could be forced to monetize thanks to a regulatory intervention from the American Securities and E...

Polish Crypto Miner Prepares Its Services For South Korean Gamers

Polish Crypto Miner Prepares Its Services For South Korean Gamers

After obtaining a license to operate in Malta, Polish company GamerHash is pursuing its international development plans, aiming to launch its token on one of the leading crypto exchanges in ...

Companies Start Suspending XRP Trading Following the SEC Lawsuit (UPDATED)

Companies Start Suspending XRP Trading Following the SEC Lawsuit (UPDATED)

Now the fourth-largest cryptoasset by market capitalization, XRP, has started getting suspended by multiple platforms following a lawsuit filed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (...

Brave Browser Chief Courts Social Media Rage with COVID-19 Comments

Brave Browser Chief Courts Social Media Rage with COVID-19 Comments

The mastermind of the crypto-friendly Brave Browser, Brave (BAT) CEO Brendan Eich, has waded into a fresh controversy that has ignited social media once again – this time taking aim at the U...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Swing While XRP Collapses

Bitcoin and Altcoins Swing While XRP Collapses

Bitcoin price spiked below USD 23,000, but it managed to stay above USD 22,500. The price is currently (13:00 UTC) trading above USD 23,500, but it is struggling to gain momentum above the U...

Mining Giant Nornickel Issues First Blockchain-powered Metals Tokens

Mining Giant Nornickel Issues First Blockchain-powered Metals Tokens

Russian miner Norilsk Nickel, the world’s biggest palladium and high-grade nickel producer, has begun the first stage of its tokenization drive – partnering with two international exploratio...

XRP Slides to Two-month Low As SEC Filed Suit Against Ripple

XRP Slides to Two-month Low As SEC Filed Suit Against Ripple

The third-largest cryptoasset by market capitalization, XRP, extended its losses and dropped to a two-month low after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed an expected action...

Russian Parliament Expects a 2021 ‘Surge’ in Token Issuance

Russian Parliament Expects a 2021 ‘Surge’ in Token Issuance

Russia’s parliament, the State Duma, said that it is braced for a “surge in token issuance” in the new year. Per a report published in the Parliamentary Gazette, Anatoly Aksakov – the head o...

Huobi Set for US Return, Italians Experiment With Digital Euro + More News

Huobi Set for US Return, Italians Experiment With Digital Euro + 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 The Huobi business grou...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Stage Strong Recovery, XRP Underperforms

Bitcoin and Altcoins Stage Strong Recovery, XRP Underperforms

Bitcoin price extended its decline below the USD 23,000 support level. However, BTC remained stable near USD 22,500 and USD 22,400. The price started a fresh upward move and it is currently ...

If You're Not In US, You Can Now Bet on Coinbase IPO

If You're Not In US, You Can Now Bet on Coinbase IPO

Popular crypto derivatives exchange FTX has listed Coinbase pre-IPO contracts, as the CEO Sam Bankman-Fried announced today. As reported four days ago, major US-based crypto exchange Coinbas...

Crypto Market Sentiment is Back in the Positive Zone; BNB Wins the Week

Crypto Market Sentiment is Back in the Positive Zone; BNB Wins the Week

The end of the year is nearing, the market is hit with increased volatility, and the market sentiment is climbing. The combined moving 7-day average crypto market sentiment score (sentscore)...

How Many Spark Tokens XRP Holders Get - Question Answered

How Many Spark Tokens XRP Holders Get - Question Answered

A little more than a week after blockchain platform Flare Network took a snapshot of the XRP blockchain, it has completed its calculations and found out how many spark (FLR) tokens the eligi...

Visa Develops Offline Payment System that Could Aid CBDC Rollouts

Visa Develops Offline Payment System that Could Aid CBDC Rollouts

The introduction of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) could bring a wide range of benefits to consumers and economies worldwide, including increased financial inclusion for people curr...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Start Consolidating

Bitcoin and Altcoins Start Consolidating

In the past 2-3 sessions, there were mostly range moves in bitcoin price below USD 23,200. BTC remained well bid above the USD 22,500 and USD 22,200 support levels. The price is currently (0...

Bitcoin Surges To New all-time high, Altcoin Bulls Take Control

Bitcoin Surges To New all-time high, Altcoin Bulls Take Control

Finally, bitcoin price broke the main USD 20,000 resistance and started a strong surge. BTC broke many hurdles and gained nearly 15%. The price even spiked above USD 22,000 and it is current...

Sberbank Urges Central Bank to Reconsider Digital Ruble Issuance Plans

Sberbank Urges Central Bank to Reconsider Digital Ruble Issuance Plans

The state-controlled commercial bank Sberbank has expressed fears that the Russian Central Bank’s “digital ruble” plans will have a negative effect on liquidity in the nation. The Central Ba...

Bitcoin Holds Strong At USD 19,000, Altcoins Fluctuate

Bitcoin Holds Strong At USD 19,000, Altcoins Fluctuate

After a minor decline, bitcoin price remained stable above the USD 19,000 level. BTC is slowly rising and it is currently (13:00 UTC) trading above the USD 19,200 level. The bulls need to ga...

Snapshot Done, XRP Holders Debate How Much Spark They'll Get and When

Snapshot Done, XRP Holders Debate How Much Spark They'll Get and When

XRP network snapshot for the spark (FLR) airdrop was taken and XRP price dropped, but the debates within the Cryptoverse are ongoing - when and how much are eligible holders getting? On Dec...

Sweden Launches E-krona Feasibility Review

Sweden Launches E-krona Feasibility Review

Sweden’s central bank, the Riksbank, has edged another step closer to launching its much anticipated central bank digital currency (CBDC), dubbed the e-krona – with a lengthy government revi...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Might End Week In The Red Zone

Bitcoin and Altcoins Might End Week In The Red Zone

After a break below the USD 18,200 support, bitcoin price extended its decline below USD 17,800. The price is currently (13:00 UTC) trading below USD 18,000 and showing signs of more losses ...

Business Giants Invest USD 60m in Blockchain-powered Payment Firm Chai

Business Giants Invest USD 60m in Blockchain-powered Payment Firm Chai

A group of South Korean and Japanese business giants including Hanhwa Investment & Securities, SoftBank and SK have joined more established blockchain investors to complete a Series B invest...

JPMorgan's Coin In Action, ECB Money Printer Heats Up, Metamask in DeFi + More News

JPMorgan's Coin In Action, ECB Money Printer Heats Up, Metamask in DeFi + 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. Banking news US-based major investment...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Struggle To Gain Bullish Momentum

Bitcoin and Altcoins Struggle To Gain Bullish Momentum

After a strong recovery wave above USD 18,200, bitcoin price faced a strong resistance. BTC is struggling to clear the USD 18,500 level and it might start a fresh increase. The price is curr...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Start Recovering After Sharp Selloff

Bitcoin and Altcoins Start Recovering After Sharp Selloff

After a clear break below the USD 18,500 support, bitcoin price extended its decline below the USD 18,000 level. BTC even spiked below the USD 17,800 level and tested the USD 17,650 support ...

Apple Co-Founder Wozniak-Backed Token Doubles in a Day

Apple Co-Founder Wozniak-Backed Token Doubles in a Day

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak's week-old token called efforce (WOZX) skyrocketed and doubled in a single day. At pixel time (11:51 UTC), WOZX trades at USD 2.85 and up by 89% in a day,...

Binance Coin, Monero, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 09 December

Binance Coin, Monero, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 09 December

After a week of choppiness around $19,000, Bitcoin dropped beneath $18,600 and was trading at $18,135 at press time. Binance Coin looked set to drop to support at $26.7. Monero, one of the s...

Standard Chartered partners with Northern Trust to launch Zodia, a crypto custodian for BTC, XRP, ETH, BCH, LTC

Standard Chartered partners with Northern Trust to launch Zodia, a crypto custodian for BTC, XRP, ETH, BCH, LTC

One of the leading International banking groups, Standard Chartered has taken its first step towards cryptocurrency. Its innovation arm, SC Ventures announced a partnership with Northern Tru...

Bitcoin SV, EOS, Chainlink Price Analysis: 09 December

Bitcoin SV, EOS, Chainlink Price Analysis: 09 December

Bitcoin dropped from $19,156 to $18,248 at press time, marking close to 5% loss over 24 hours. The altcoin market reacted by posting losses as well. Chainlink could see a bounce off the $11....

Binance Coin, Monero, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 08 December

Binance Coin, Monero, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 08 December

Bitcoin shed nearly 3% in a matter of hours following a move down from $19,298 to a low of $18,700. This affected the rest of the market as well. Binance Coin dropped beneath a level of supp...

Binance P2P makes headway in Asia as it adds Sri Lanka Rupee, Cambodia Riel

Binance P2P makes headway in Asia as it adds Sri Lanka Rupee, Cambodia Riel

Binance has been expanding its peer-to-peer trading list. It has announced the addition of not one but four fiats to its P2P trading platform. It has now added Myanmar Kyat [MMK], Lao Kip [L...

Give Commercial Banks More Power over Digital Ruble – Industry Leader

Give Commercial Banks More Power over Digital Ruble – Industry Leader

Commercial banks should be the gatekeepers of the digital ruble: This was the message from a Russian crypto and blockchain industry group chief – as the nation’s Central Bank gears up to lau...

Why Ethereum is the most dominant cryptocurrency?

Why Ethereum is the most dominant cryptocurrency?

Ethereum is the most dominant cryptocurrency among the Top 4, based on activity, updates and the highest Github submission rate. The development team of Ethereum makes daily routine submissi...

Bitcoin SV, EOS, Aave Price Analysis: 08 December

Bitcoin SV, EOS, Aave Price Analysis: 08 December

Ethereum has been dormant in the short-term, and Bitcoin Dominance has also been relatively flat over the past few days. The altcoin market was waiting for a breakout or breakdown. Bitcoin S...

Is DeFi eating Wall Street?

Is DeFi eating Wall Street?

Will DeFi with its inverse BTC correlation eat Wall Street? In his latest tweet, Tyler Winklevoss of Gemini Exchange mentioned that “DeFi is the software that is starting to eat Wall Street”...