Six years ago, a number of theories spread across the internet that claimed the famed American economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. was Satoshi Nakamoto. There’s a bunch of circumstantial evidence that has invoked some research into the possibility … read more.
The Singaporean multinational banking and financial services corporation DBS published an announcement revealing it was launching a cryptocurrency exchange. The announcement was later removed by the company, but crypto proponents have learned about the upcoming support for assets like bitcoin, … read more.
Less than two weeks ago, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director called for a “new Bretton Woods moment.” Meanwhile, the IMF is not the only entity pushing for a “great reset,” as the World Economic Forum (WEF) and other … read more.
An Indian bank is preparing to start providing crypto banking services at its physical bank branches. Customers can buy bitcoin and several other cryptocurrencies at these branches with Indian rupees, open savings accounts with crypto wallets, make loans against their … read more.
Iran has reportedly revised the country’s cryptocurrency regulation to require licensed bitcoin miners to sell their coins directly to the central bank for use to fund imports. Iran’s Revised Crypto Law The Iranian government has amended its cryptocurrency regulation to … read more.
Following a $425 million bitcoin purchase by his billion-dollar company, Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor reveals that he personally owns about $240 million in bitcoin. Meanwhile, his company’s bitcoin gains have outperformed the company’s other earnings. Microstrategy and Its CEO Are … read more.
Prosecutors from the Netherlands have seized 2,532 bitcoins worth $33 million after a couple was convicted of money laundering by the Rotterdam District Court. The man and his wife were sentenced to two years for illegal money transmission and the … read more.
A recent Coinmetrics report says on-chain fundamentals are hinting at bitcoin experiencing its biggest breakout yet. The report notes that bitcoin is already showing signs of this following its rise by about $1,000 in one day on October 21. The … read more.
The latest study by the World Bank shows that it costs 4.98% on average to remit funds to South Asia which makes it the least expensive region while sub-Sahara Africa is the most expensive with an average cost of 8.47%. … read more.
A few central banks have started selling tons of gold for the first time since 2010 in order to ease the financial suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic. At $1,875 per ounce, gold prices are down -9.63% since the commodity’s high … read more.
The world-class trading platform, Bitcoin.com Exchange announced it’s participating in the Cryptopia Exchange rescue consortium in order to help redistribute coins to customers. Bitcoin.com’s trading platform will provide an exchange environment in order to bolster the Cryptopia Rescue redistribution plan. … read more.
A Chinese court has confirmed the sentencing of the masterminds behind the 7.7 billion yuan Chinese Ponzi scheme Wotoken, which had over 715,000 investors. Wotoken Scammers Sentenced to Prison The Intermediate People’s Court of Yancheng city, Jiangsu province, denied an … read more.
John McAfee has shared many details about his life in Spanish prison and chances of extradition to the U.S. He additionally claims to have regained control of his ghost cryptocurrency project. Prison Life ‘Is an Adventure’ Former U.S. presidential candidate … read more.
Cryptocurrency supporters all around the world are celebrating the fact that today is the 12th anniversary of the Bitcoin white paper, a summary of the invention created by the pseudonymous inventor Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin’s inventor published the paper on metzdowd.com’s … read more.
While bitcoin has run-up to all new price highs in 2020, a great number of crypto supporters have been complaining about the mempool backlog and the high fees needed to send a transaction. Meanwhile, the Lightning Network is far from … read more.
The world-famous gamer and Youtuber, Pewdiepie is getting involved with another blockchain project called Wallem, a 3D augmented reality video game that uses non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for skins and items. The game also rewards players with an Ethereum-based ERC20 token … read more.
A study by Etoro and The Tie find listing and partnership announcements as significant developments (Sigdev) that have an immediate, large, and positive influence on token price. This influence, which peaks within the first 24 hours, usually wears off after … read more.
Zurich-based Gazprombank, a subsidiary of Russia’s third-largest bank, has been approved by Switzerland’s financial regulator to offer a number of cryptocurrency services, including the buying, selling, trading, and custody of bitcoin. Gazprombank Approved to Offer Bitcoin Services Gazprombank (Switzerland) Ltd. … read more.
Negotiations on a new coronavirus aid stimulus package are still underway as Americans wait to receive their second round of stimulus checks. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, President Donald Trump, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have their own ideas of … read more.
The Makerdao and the stablecoin DAI has been a popular project in the decentralized finance (defi) space and it’s also had its share of problems. This week the project called Bprotocol leveraged a defi flash loan in order to sway … read more.
Venezuela says it will incorporate bitcoin and litecoin wallets to its Patria’s Cryptocurrency Remittance Platform. In an update, authorities in the country say this move will enable Venezuelan citizens to formally receive remittances in cryptocurrency form. Many citizens of hyperinflation … read more.
A civil lawsuit has been filed against the firm HDR Global Trading Limited, the parent company of the exchange Bitmex, alongside the three cofounders Arthur Hayes, Ben Delo, and Samuel Reed. Plaintiffs allege “the defendants’ Hayes, Delo, and Reed looted … read more.
While American citizens wait for bureaucrats to pass a new coronavirus relief package, the Federal Reserve has continued to serve corporate interests and the banking cartel. Behind the curtains from the comfort of their own mansions, members of the Fed … read more.
Cryptocurrency regulation in Hong Kong is undergoing changes. The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is reportedly introducing a new licensing system to regulate all crypto exchanges operating in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s New Crypto Regulation The CEO of the SFC, … read more.
Payments giant Paypal has revealed more details of its new cryptocurrency service. The company is currently rolling out crypto functionality to U.S. customers, after which it will launch the service internationally and on the Venmo platform. Paypal’s CEO Unveils Crypto … read more.
While the United States prepares for the results of the 2020 Presidential Election, a number of data points and traders expect some significant cryptocurrency price fluctuations this week. Statistics from skew.com show bitcoin’s 30-day implied volatility has increased to 59% … read more.
Crypto analyst George McDonaugh says that the U.S. presidential election is unlikely to change the bitcoin price’s upward trajectory. He draws on a number of fundamental and technical factors to illustrate his point. For example, McDonaugh argues that the recent … read more.
A bitcoin hodler has won a U.S. Senate seat. Cynthia Lummis is a bitcoin owner who bought her first bitcoin in 2013 because she believes in the economic power of scarcity and the potential for bitcoin to address some of … read more.
Major decentralized finance (defi) projects fell sharply in October, with token prices tumbling by between 30% and 56%, as money appears to be moving away from the overhyped space and back into bitcoin. According to Coingecko data, Andre Cronje’s Yearn … read more.