Just recently a new project called Polkadot joined the top ten crypto coin list almost immediately after the project officially launched. Today, the Polkadot network is the sixth-largest blockchain in terms of market capitalization. The…

The majority of yield farmers do not understand how to read the potentially risky smart contracts that underpin the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem — but that hasn’t stopped them making huge profits. Crypto market data…

Helium’s plan to create a decentralized wireless network may be about to gain altitude. The company, which aims to create a token-powered wireless network for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, announced Tuesday it’s no longer…

The majority of yield farmers do not understand how to read the potentially risky smart contracts that underpin the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem — but that hasn’t stopped them making huge profits. Crypto market data…

Bitcoin (BTC) starts a new week still looking for $11,000 support as macro markets wobble over coronavirus and banks’ criminal activities. Cointelegraph highlights five factors that could shape BTC price action in the coming days.…

Binance Coin (BNB), the native token of Binance Chain and Binance Smart Chain (BSC), surged by 55% in 13 days. Some high-profile investors anticipated the strong performance of BNB following the release of BSC. The…

Every time the Federal Reserve meets, it’s important to remember that the only real monetary policy tradition at the 107-year-old institution is that a bunch of people will get together and talk about markets and the economy and…

Decentralized finance (DeFi) has been grabbing the headlines and capturing the imagination of traders in recent weeks and some of the biggest centralized cryptocurrency exchanges seem to be afraid they’re missing out. That’s why they…

Leah Callon-Butler, a CoinDesk columnist, is the director of Emfarsis, a consulting firm focused on the role of technology in advancing economic development in Asia. Have you ever asked a fellow Bitcoiner about the time…

A Bitclub Network Ponzi scheme promoter has admitted to charges of selling unregistered securities and to subscribing to a false tax return in connection with his role in the $722 million fraud scam. The man,…

Thailand’s protests highlight the vulnerabilities of major social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook.  Thai residents began protesting the nation’s military regime earlier this year, giving voice to frustrations that have been building since a…

Traders prefer to trade a trending market as it generally moves in one direction and the retracements offer low-risk entry opportunities. This is because a trade that follows the major trend carries a greater possibility…

The growth in Ethereum’s decentralized finance space has been one of the biggest wealth-generation events in the crypto space of the past year. Coins pertaining to “DeFi,” as this part of cryptocurrency has been dubbed,…

Bitcoin (BTC) traders are changing their habits in 2020 — but volatility is still dominated by the start of New York stock market trading. According to data currently circulating on social media, volatility for the…

A cybercriminal group has allegedly stolen around $200 million from cryptocurrency exchanges over the past two years. In total, they are believed to have hit 10 - 20 victims across the United States, the Middle…

It’s a lethargic Thursday across most markets, including bitcoin. Yet, on a longer-term view, the big growth story remains the Ethereum network’s DeFi movement, which continues to help drive ether’s performance in 2020.  Bitcoin (BTC)…

Despite sliding in sympathy with stocks this week, bitcoin’s performance remains healthy this year, up 30% so far.  Bitcoin (BTC) was trading around $9,412 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET), gaining 2% over the…

Bitcoin price fell 9.9 percent last week to log its most significant decline since the second week of March 2020. The cryptocurrency rebounded higher in Europe and Asia session Monday after testing interim support near…

African peer-to-peer, or P2P, Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes have continued to increase, with the continent posting its third-consecutive all-time high for trade activity. Africa’s surging volumes come amid a plateauing in global P2P trade, with…

Bitcoin treaded water in the high $9,000 range Monday as stocks rallied and traders wondered when the cryptocurrency would break the five-digit barrier again. Stocks, meanwhile, got a boost a day after Federal Reserve Chair…

Lex Sokolin, a CoinDesk columnist, is Global Fintech co-head at ConsenSys, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based blockchain software company. The following is adapted from his Fintech Blueprint newsletter. The hard thing about abundance is making a choice. We live…

Bitcoin’s long-anticipated halving event took place Monday afternoon New York time. Now what? At the time it took place (19:23 UTC or 3:30 p.m. ET), bitcoin was trading below its 10-day and 50-day moving averages,…

Bitcoin is up again Friday as losses are seen in U.S. stock futures. Following a rise of 23% over the last two days, though, the rally looks overstretched and the gains may be short-lived. At…

This year has been terrible for financial markets but good for cryptocurrencies. And while much has been made about bitcoin’s (BTC) gains of 7 percent since the start of 2020, ether (ETH) has been a…