Posted on 9 December 2021 | 4:34 am

Big jump in investors who favor crypto over stocks: Survey

The amount of respondents who said they would be more likely to invest their money in crypto than traditional stocks increased 140% in just five month…

Posted on 9 December 2021 | 4:27 am

OpenSea walks back on IPO plan following community backlash

OpenSea’s new CFO Brian Roberts faced a firestorm of complaints from the NFT community based on what he said was "inaccurately reported" comments.

Posted on 9 December 2021 | 2:51 am

Australian Reserve Bank’s ‘Project Atom’ CBDC research finds numerous benefits

Following Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s “payments and crypto reform plan,” the RBA has published a report exploring DLT tech and wholesale CBDC is…

Posted on 9 December 2021 | 2:47 am

Animoca Brands' treasury increased in value by 5X over two months

The firm has enjoyed tremendous success from its early plays on NFT game platforms and metaverses that provide digital equity to its users.

Posted on 9 December 2021 | 2:01 am

Reddit launches waitlist for site-wide expansion of ‘Community Points’

Reddit has launched a new website allowing mods and users to sign their subreddits up for the new ‘Community Points’ token rewards program.

Posted on 9 December 2021 | 12:49 am

EOS Climbs 12% As Investors Gain Confidence

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 10:45 pm

3 reasons why DeFiChain (DFI) price has gained 60% in December

In the last two weeks, DFI price bounced off its swing low and a number of data points suggest the project’s fundamentals will continue to improve.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 10:30 pm

Taking stock of where Dogecoin stands, as it turns eight

In the world of cryptocurrency, meme-coins like Dogecoin manage to become one of the 10 biggest digital assets. Even though DOGE may not still be on t…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 9:55 pm

Kickstarter plans to migrate to platform built on Celo blockchain

“We are entering a significant moment for alternative governance models, and we think there's an important opportunity to advance these efforts usin…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 9:30 pm

Assessing the odds of Chainlink establishing an uptrend in the near future

The crypto market witnessed one of its worst dips on 4 December. On that day, almost all the coins ended up shedding 20% to 30% of their value. While…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 9:25 pm

$1.1B in Bitcoin options expire on Friday, but data points to a sub-$55K BTC price

BTC bulls are looking at a $300 million loss after last week’s 11.5% correction set them up as the losers of Dec. 10’s $1.1 billion options expiry…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 9:15 pm

Frax co-founder Sam Kazemian believes stablecoin regulations are currently too harsh

He clarified that it's mostly fiat money stablecoins that bear the brunt of this regulatory scrutiny.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 8:30 pm

Cardano, Dogecoin, Avalanche Price Analysis: 8 December

As the broader trend swayed in favor of the sellers, the crypto market was in red in the last 24 hours. As a result, Dogecoin and Avalanche formed bea…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 8:30 pm

US is 'unquestionably' behind the curve on crypto ETFs, says Brian Brooks

Brian Brooks proposed regulators treat crypto in much the same way as traditional financial institutions rather than creating an entirely new body to…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 8:00 pm

Uniswap sees 24-hour volume to the tune of $4.8 billion, what’s in store for holders

Despite being a DeFi token, Uniswap has managed to beat some major traditional crypto assets. However, the credit for this goes to those who have mana…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 7:45 pm

Discussion on crypto and major tech firms combine in hearing over decentralization of digital ecosystem

“The point of crypto is to have true decentralization — the projects that succeed will be the projects that achieve that," said Brian Brooks.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 7:30 pm

Crypto-regulations and the question of another ‘Snowden’ showdown in the making

Anti-money laundering laws came under the spotlight following the 11 September 2001 attacks. However, money laundering has been a major crime in the U…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 7:21 pm

'Nation should not compensate investors for crypto losses' says UK's Financial Conduct Authority CEO

UK's top financial watchdog wants to bar investors from accessing government compensation in the event of crypto scams or not-at-fault financial loss.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 7:15 pm

NFT partnerships and protocol integrations boost Tezos, WAX and Aleph.im

A slew of new NFT-related partnerships and integrations with DeFi platforms sparked a rally in XTZ, WAXP and ALEPH.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 6:30 pm

These metrics must change their course to restrain Polkadot from falling off the edge

Polkadot, one of the market’s most prominent sharded multichain networks, was in the news recently owing to a report that linked its token outflows…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 5:45 pm

Central Banks of France and Switzerland announce successful trial of digital Euro, Swiss Franc

Although the project was a success, the central banks warned that significant rulebooks, contingency procedures and monitoring capabilities were neede…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 5:30 pm

Not keeping up with the recovery trend can have this impact on Solana

In the last three days while the entire market has been on the recovery path, Solana has barely kept up, and did not recover even by the slightest. Ye…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 5:00 pm

Solana, Bitcoin Cash, Tron Price Analysis: 8 December

The post effects of the recent bearish move on record-high trading volumes visibly affected the overall trend. As a result, Solana, Bitcoin Cash, and…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 5:00 pm

Hong Kong-based Chiron Partners launches $50M Terra fund

Terra’s native cryptocurrency, LUNA, has emerged as one of the best-performing digital assets of the past 11 months.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 4:04 pm

Bitcoin rebounds on Wall Street open as exchange BTC reserves plunge after $42K dip

Friday's sell-off made exchanges shed excess BTC even faster than before, data shows.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 3:53 pm

Crypto CEOs request Congress provide regulatory clarity at hearing on digital assets

“We don’t need knee-jerk reactions by lawmakers to regulate out of fear of the unknown rather than seeking to understand,” said Representative P…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 3:30 pm

OpenSea denies IPO rumors following widespread FUD due to ‘inaccurate reporting’

Misunderstandings and reporting goofs in the crypto world come with real-life consequences. Yet, in early December, it was none other than the NFT mar…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 3:00 pm

How Ethereum’s ‘Merge’ will change the dynamics of liquid staking

The word staking has been doing the buzz around the crypto-space for quite some time now. Now, like most of the things associated with the crypto-spac…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 2:17 pm

What Facebook’s rebranding tells us about Big Tech’s ‘Game of Platforms’

While built on the idea of connectivity, the Metaverse could instead break the internet apart, but the solution lies in how the business is done.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 12:39 pm

French fintech startup Lydia raises $100 million in Series C funding round

The Series C funding round was led by existing investors Tencent and Accel.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 11:18 am

Dogecoin and Ether rank in top 10 news searches on Google in 2021

Dogecoin was the fourth-most popular news on Google in 2021 both globally and in the United States.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 10:52 am

SBI announces crypto joint venture with Swiss digital exchange SIX

The crypto venture is expected to formalize its operation by the end of 2021 and start offering its services by early 2022.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 9:55 am

Binance Singapore arm acquires 18% stake in private stock exchange

Binance’s most recent acquisition is still subject to some regulatory requirements.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 9:17 am

House memo details Congress’ priorities ahead of crypto CEO hearing

The hearing on digital assets will involve discussions around four key aspects: crypto exchanges, stablecoin offerings, regulatory concerns in digital…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 9:03 am

Visa announces new crypto consulting service for merchants and banks

Visa’s new crypto consulting services to push for mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 8:35 am

Bitcoin holds $50K as analyst says weekly timeframes confirm bull market remains intact

There’s no reason to discount the Bitcoin bull run yet, longer-term price data shows, but faith in an end-of-year rebound is thin.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 5:35 am

Iceland cuts power to new Bitcoin miners

Starting on Tuesday, no new requests for power from Bitcoin mining operations will be accepted from the country’s energy utility service.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 4:35 am

Enso mounting 'vampire attack' on six crypto index projects

The Enso team hopes to capture over a billion dollars in total value locked (TVL) from the stunt, but users must remain staked for at least three week…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 4:09 am

Australian government gives nod to 6 world-leading crypto reforms

“What is clear is that if we embrace these developments, Australia has an enormous opportunity to capitalize on the convergence between finance and…

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 3:54 am

Three Arrows buys 156K ETH in the weeks after CEO ‘abandoned ETH’

Only a few weeks ago, CEO Zhu Su was blasting ETH on Twitter for high gas fees and accessibility issues. Now, his company is buying the dip.

Posted on 8 December 2021 | 2:47 am

TerraUSD (UST) adoption backs LUNA’s ascension to a new all-time high

Cross-chain integrations and the growing popularity of Terra’s UST stablecoin are just a few of the factors behind LUNA’s recent rally to a new al…