HEX.COM – The First High Interest Blockchain Certificate of Deposit – has outperformed every asset in 2020. Ranked Top 20 by Nomics (BTI verified #1 in Market Data Integrity), over $240 Million HEX are in…

Crypto market sentiment appears to be improving across the board and the global push to mainstream central bank digital currencies is also making headway.  In China’s Shenzhen province about 2 million people had applied for…

OKEx, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced a temporary suspension of withdrawals on Oct. 16. Upon the news, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) abruptly plunged 3% in 30 minutes across major exchanges. The…

After years of rumors and leaks on Chinese social media, Shenzhen residents became the first in the country to trial the digital yuan. Distribution of funds took place via a lottery-style promotion with 50,000 “red…

Bitcoin (BTC) starts the week above $11,000 as fresh gains continue to hold — is $12,000 next or will bears gain control? Cointelegraph takes five factors that could help decide whether this week is bullish…

Payments giant, Square, has become the second listed company after MicroStrategy to buy Bitcoin (BTC). Although Square’s purchase of 4,709 Bitcoin is much smaller than MicroStrategy’s haul of 38,250 Bitcoin, many investors feel that this…

Crypto prices may be in a rut but that doesn’t mean product development and acquisitions cease to occur. This week Japanese financial firm SBI Holdings acquired a 100% stake in TaoTao cryptocurrency exchange.  With the…

China’s central bank digital currency has been used in 3.13 million transactions worth about 1.1 billion yuan ($162 million) so far, the People’s Bank of China’s deputy governor has reportedly revealed. In addition, more than…

Chinese tech companies were once seen as copycats of their Western peers: Alibaba was a knockoff of eBay and Baidu imitated Google. More recently, Chinese firms like TikTok and Huawei have established such dominant international…

The Crypto for Congress initiative has launched. All members of Congress will be given bitcoin as campaign contributions to help them learn about cryptocurrency. The initiative is supported by Congressional Blockchain Caucus members, including pro-crypto…

The United States stock market plunged as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped 358 points in pre-market trading. The Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped to as low as $10,374 across major exchanges, but a larger…

Amy Webb, a quantitative futurist and founder of the strategic foresight firm Future Today Institute, thinks the world can, indeed, get worse. In her most recent book “2020 Tech Trend Report: Strategic Trends that Will…

Bitcoin is once again approaching $11K, after swiftly recovering from a drop alongside stocks and gold early last week. The leading cryptocurrency fell to $10K before bouncing amidst bullish headlines, including news that British overseas…

Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao acknowledges the contradictions inherent in trying to tap into the fast-growing business of decentralized finance, or DeFi, while trying to defend his company’s reign as the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange.…

It is going on 9pm, but noon day sun continues to stream through the windows. You’re tired. You look out longingly at the palm trees and roller skaters lining the Santa Monica beach outside the…

Bitcoin is back in the driving seat. The leading crypto has made 2.5% gains over the past week, pushing the crypto market upwards as sentiment shifts in favor of the bulls. The move comes on…

Despite Alibaba filing more patents, the United States still takes the lead as the country with the most blockchain copyrights, a Sept. 17 report from intellectual property consultancy KISSPatent. The U.S. has 2,112 patents, followed…

Several signs now suggest that Bitcoin’s recent pump to $11,000 that failed to hold could have been a bearish retest and rejection from support turned resistance. And while a bullish retest taking place at the…

Members of the US Congress have sponsored a non-partisan bill in the hopes of catching up with China’s blockchain development. The “American Competitiveness Of A More Productive Emerging Tech Economy Act,” or COMPETE Act for…

Recent data published by Chainalysis revealed a surprising first place for Ukraine in the Global Crypto Adoption Index 2020, followed by Russia and Venezuela. The Index looks at three on-chain metrics: the total value of…

Renowned investor Jim Rogers believes that the U.S. dollar dominance is coming to an end as the tensions between the U.S. and China mount. The growing national debt, the protests, the political uncertainty surrounding the…

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Bitcoin (BTC) is heading for a bullish start to another week’s trading after shrugging off lower levels to hit $11,700. Cointelegraph takes a look at five things that could shape price performance in the coming…

Just when you thought China was advancing unopposed in the national digital currency race, the Fed finally steps up. The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is developing…

The SHA256 hashrate that secures the Bitcoin network has grown massively during the last few years, as Bitcoin’s processing power has touched all-time highs in 2020. Moreover, the gigawatts of electrical consumption powering industrial bitcoin…

North Korea allegedly has about 6,000 hackers, many of whom operate abroad, according to a recent report published by the U.S. Army. The infamous Lazarus Group, thought to be linked to a number of cryptocurrency…

The U.S. central bank has been working on creating a digital dollar, according to a recently published transcript from Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard. On Thursday, she told participants attending “San Francisco’s Innovation Office…

The dollar has been on a steady decline since the pandemic first struck. Weakness in the global reserve currency has allowed gold, Bitcoin, and other assets to shine. However, either a major rebound is beginning,…

Bitcoin kick-started the week by popping above $12,000 as the dollar dropped as the Asian market opened. This sudden rally reflects the cryptocurrency’s fresh appeal as a safe haven asset. Bitcoin has caught bids alongside…

Hong Kong investors are moving their gold offshore as China’s new national security law prompts fears of financial censorship. Some 10% of private holdings have been moved to safer jurisdictions such as Singapore and Switzerland…

So far, this year has been a big one for Bitcoin: after a spectacular price crash in March, BTC managed to hold levels between $8,500 and $9,800 for nearly three months, occasionally kissing $10,000. Never…

The prices of gold, silver, and Bitcoin (BTC) are all rallying in tandem, as various macro factors boost alternative assets. As gold rose to a new all-time high at $2,055, BTC rallied to $11,715 on…