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Posted on 22 June 2021 | 7:00 pm

Bad call? Bitfinex bears closed a block of Bitcoin shorts before the drop below $32K

Bitcoin short positions at Bitfinex soared as BTC price dropped below $40,000, so why did the majority of them close before the largest part of the co…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 6:45 pm

ICO issuer charged with fraud by SEC for selling unregistered security

U.S. securities regulators are still going after ICO cheats from the 2017-18 bull market. Initial coin offerings raised tens of billions of dollars du…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 6:19 pm

MicroStrategy stock tanks with Bitcoin as S&P 500, Nasdaq rally

MSTR shares declined by as much as 12% on Tuesday as the broader U.S. stock market showed signs of strength.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 5:00 pm

Taxation In The Age Of DeFi – Where To Start?

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 5:00 pm

Blockchain Capital secures $300M funding from PayPal, Visa

Blockchain Capital has attracted investment from PayPal, Visa, and other investors to the tune of $300 million for its Fund V LP.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 4:42 pm

Bitcoin price clings to $32K as on-chain metrics hint at further downside

China’s continued crackdown on Bitcoin mining and OTC transactions, along with prolonged technical weakness, triggered BTC’s drop to a 6-month low…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 4:39 pm

XRP Falls 13% In Rout

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 4:17 pm

Biden nominee for Treasury Dept will prioritize crypto regulation

Brian Nelson said he would push for implementation of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 "including new regulations around cryptocurrency."…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 4:15 pm

With crypto mining banned in Iran, local authorities seize 7K rigs

The police chief of Tehran said authorities had raided 50 locations across the Iranian capital in the last 48 hours, discovering 3,000 illegally opera…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 4:00 pm

OSC Takes Action Against Crypto Trading Platform Bybit

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 3:45 pm

Norwegian FSA sees urgent need for crypto investor protection

Norway’s Financial Supervisory Authority says it only supervises crypto companies for money laundering.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 2:57 pm

Powers On... El Salvador is the unlikely leader for sovereign adoption of Bitcoin as national currency

The question is not whether Bitcoin will be the future of money; the question is how, where and when it will be the future of money.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 2:07 pm

A ‘seismic mining shift’ may be driving Bitcoin price below $30K: Report

The benchmark cryptocurrency slipped briefly under the $29,500-level on June 22 as a Glassnode report indicated the possibility of miner capitulation…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 1:07 pm

Germany commemorates Euro 2020 soccer team with NFTs

The German Football Association will create player NFT cards that can be used in Sorare’s Global Fantasy Football game.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 12:44 pm

Cointelegraph Consulting: A review of SushiSwap roll-outs

With SushiSwap growing in adoption through multi-chain strategy, data reveals signs of a fundamental shift for its major network.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 12:36 pm

Bitcoin drops below $30K to 6-month lows: Watch these next price support levels

Downward selling pressure sees Bitcoin swiftly take out $30,000 support as Binance users report technical difficulties.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 12:30 pm

DeFi hub Karura emerges as first Kusama parachain slot auction winner

Polkadot’s canary network, Kusama, is set to see decentralized finance hub Karura become the first parachain.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 11:41 am

UN sees blockchain technology as tool to fight climate crisis

The U.N. will keep exploring the uses of blockchain technology to improve the reliability of data on harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 10:23 am

A16z taps Deutsche Telekom subsidiary as Celo validator

Deutsche Telekom’s T-Systems MMS is now a public validator on Celo via its Open Telekom Cloud infrastructure.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 9:52 am

Denied electricity, world’s 5th-largest mining pool leaves China for Kazakhstan

Crypto mining pool BTC.com is leaving China after local authorities withdrew its power supply.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 9:39 am

China’s crackdown means Bitcoin is working, says crypto miner

A former crypto exchange engineer believes that China’s ban on Bitcoin mining is “fantastic news.”…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 9:07 am

Automated market makers are dead

With the right tokenomic models, the liquidity war raging between AMMs on underlying chains will move to a new battleground.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 8:45 am

VanEck files for a new Bitcoin futures mutual fund with US SEC

VanEck’s new “Bitcoin Strategy Fund” will invest in BTC futures, pooled investment vehicles and exchange-traded products providing exposure to B…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 8:24 am

‘Say something, Elon Musk!’ Dogecoin sheds $70B in market cap since SNL

DOGE is down 70% from its all-time highs as a trader reiterates that altcoins have “no bottom.”…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 7:22 am

Bitcoin bear market confirmed? Analysts at odds over whales’ BTC exchange moves

Whale selling pressure is too great to preserve the bull market for now, one warning says, while similarities to 2017 provide a silver lining for hodl…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 6:28 am

Existing Indian law could impose 2% levy on crypto bought from offshore exchanges

Existing law in India could mandate a 2% levy on cryptocurrency purchases from offshore-based exchanges servicing India’s market.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 6:22 am

With US regulators handing out $2.5B in fines since 2014, crypto is not the 'wild west' of finance

A new report from Elliptic has found that unregistered securities offerings account for more than half of all crypto-related fines handed out by U.S.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 5:16 am

Bitfarms’ shares slump on Nasdaq debut amid crypto market pull-back

Bitfarms’ debuting shares have been unable to escape the bearish crypto meta-trend, despite the firm claiming its profits have increased amid the re…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 4:21 am

MakerDAO slashes stability fees as stablecoin demand wanes

Maker hopes to reignite demand for its DAI stablecoin through the fee reduction.

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 3:27 am

Opposition poses constitutional challenge to El Salvador's Bitcoin law

A political party in El Salvador has filed a lawsuit alleging President Bukele’s new Bitcoin law could be unconstitutional and harmful to the countr…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 2:24 am

CNBC host boldly reveals he sold his BTC amid depths of bear market

CNBC’s Jim Cramer has sold off almost all of his BTC holdings, predicting bearish fundamentals will suppress Bitcoin’s price for the foreseeable f…

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 12:17 am

Chris Giancarlo: U.S. risks becoming 'backwater' without central bank digital currency

The former CFTC chairman weighs in on what a U.S. CBDC might look like, as well as the benefits it could bring to American citizens.

Posted on 19 June 2021 | 5:00 pm

Tron, BAT, VeChain Price Analysis: 19 June

With Bitcoin hovering just above the $35,000-mark, the broader altcoin market found itself in a scurry. Altcoins such as BAT and VET did trim some of…

Posted on 21 May 2021 | 12:30 pm

Binance Coin, Polkadot, MATIC Price Analysis: 21 May

Binance Coin needed to retake the key 50% Fibonacci level ($445.5) to assert bullish control. Polkadot could stabilize at the $27.8-support level befo…

Posted on 21 May 2021 | 10:30 am

Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, Filecoin Price Analysis: 21 May

Bitcoin Cash targeted its 50% Fibonacci level ($1,075.5) to enable swift recovery on the charts while Ethereum Classic threatened a 30% fall if it fai…

Posted on 1 May 2021 | 6:00 pm

XRP, Dash, Filecoin Price Analysis: 01 May

XRP was trading within a symmetrical triangle, but the price was projected to oscillate further between its converging trendlines before a break to th…

Posted on 17 April 2021 | 4:50 am

How sustainable is YFI’s current price run?

The past week saw a lot of growth across the cryptocurrency market, with Bitcoin and Ethereum seeing their values pushed towards new all-time highs. H…

Posted on 17 April 2021 | 4:40 am

EOS, Synthetix, Maker Price Analysis: 16 April

EOS can be expected to find strong support around the $6.8-zone. If Bitcoin stabilizes above the $60.5k-area, altcoins could have a chance of recovery…

Posted on 17 April 2021 | 4:30 am

Tezos Price Analysis: 16 April

Disclaimer: The findings of the following analysis are the sole opinions of the writer and should not be taken as investment advice Tezos saw its pri…

Posted on 17 April 2021 | 4:20 am

Litecoin, BAT, Compound Price Analysis: 16 April

Litecoin suffered from the recent wave of bearish pressure as it was stopped just short of the $300-mark, and could be set to retrace as far south as…

Posted on 17 April 2021 | 4:10 am

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: 16 April

Disclaimer: The findings of the following analysis are the sole opinions of the writer and should not be taken as investment advice Bitcoin Cash has…

Posted on 17 April 2021 | 4:00 am

Bank of Korea Governor becomes latest to attack crypto-assets’ ‘limitations’

South Korea has seen a dramatic increase in crypto-investments lately. Unlike in the U.S, South Korean regulatory bodies had initially kept themselv…