Today, Lightning Network development firm Lightning Labs has released a peer-to-peer, non-custodial marketplace called Lightning Pool, where Lightning node operators can buy and sell access to channel liquidity. The marketplace is a way for node…

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse pays tribute to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, as well as the Monetary Authority of Singapore. In a tweet, Garlinghouse spoke highly of the way each regulatory authority oversees their respective…

In the days preceding Bitcoin’s latest rise in price, stablecoins went wild, exhibiting some largely unprecedented behavior. Stablecoins: all stablecoins inflow transaction and address count of all exchanges. Source: CryptoQuant.On October 18, stablecoins moving to…

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…

Since January, over $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin has been tokenized into ERC-20 tokens to use in the emerging decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem on Ethereum. These DeFi applications offer an increasingly large array of potential use cases for bitcoin…

The market dip has hit DeFi tokens particularly hard. @cryptopigmedia noted that the biggest loser to date is Curve Finance, whose CRV token has dropped 93% since its peak. “DeFi darling” Yearn Finance hasn’t faired…

Historical data shows that some miners began to sell Bitcoin (BTC) at the end of July, leading to increased selling pressure in the cryptocurrency market. Eventually, the dominant cryptocurrency fell steeply from mid-August, recording a…

Bitcoin’s price action has given investors mixed signals as of late, with the benchmark cryptocurrency oscillating between $10,000 and $11,000. The resistance found at the upper boundary of this trading range has proven to be…

Nym now allows bitcoin transactions and has an incentive program for people running its nodes. It is also enabling plugins that will allow users to plug in wallets and applications to run their traffic through…

A Lightning-based derivatives platform took in pre-seed capital, a new blockchain analyst will try to track down missing funds from the defunct QuadrigaCX exchange and CoinDesk looks at how retail interest in DeFi compares to the…

Polkadot has become a rising star within the crypto markets, with the layer one “Ethereum killer” seeing massive inflows of capital throughout the past few weeks that have allowed it to become one of the…

Concordium, an ambitious project whose founders have close links to companies including Volvo, IKEA, Saxo Bank and Nasdaq, is looking to shake up the seemingly glacial world of enterprise blockchain.  The most striking thing about…

The average daily transfer value for Tether has surpassed that of Bitcoin and PayPal according to recent research. A report by CoinMetrics has revealed that Tether’s 7-day average adjusted transfer value reached over $3.55 billion…

Onchain analytics show the number of bitcoin (BTC) held on the Ethereum blockchain has been multiplying at an extremely fast rate since the end of May. On Sunday, August 16 there’s approximately 38,021 BTC on…

Ethereum and Bitcoin advocates have engaged in spirited Twitter exchange since Friday to answer an ostensibly simple question: What’s the total supply of ether? It’s not quite clear where the question originated. But providing one…

The number of accounts holding more than one million XRP has increased by 3.7% with 30 new whales appearing over the last two weeks, according to Santiment’s holder distribution chart.  These investors now hold between…

During the first week of July, crypto supporters noticed that Tether issued 1,010 stablecoins via the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) framework on Bitcoin Cash. Now there’s a much larger amount of SLP-based tethers in circulation…

Cardano’s ADA recently overtook Litecoin (LTC) in market capitalization. Now it may have passed Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) as well, depending on how the metric is calculated. BCH, BSV, ADA & LTC. Source: CoinMarketCap. How…

Chainlink’s link token jumped to record highs on Monday, far surpassing bitcoin’s returns since the start of 2020. The ever-increasing use of Chainlink’s price oracles in decentralized finance (DeFi) is driving the cryptocurrency higher, according…

After weeks of uninspired price action, Bitcoin hit new heights today on a variety of metrics: new addresses, active addresses, hourly transaction count and hourly spent outputs. Glassnode CTO Rafael Schultze-Kraft posted on twitter listing…

Bitcoin’s ongoing bout of sideways trading has offered little insight into its mid-term outlook. New data now shows that Bitcoin’s price action throughout 2020 has been driven by a significantly limited number of market participants,…

Major privacy-oriented cryptocurrency, Beam (BEAM), is making its first official move towards decentralized finance, or DeFi. In anticipation of Beam’s soon-to-come hard fork, the team behind the project updated a number of relevant specifications, paving…

Bitcoin automated teller machines (BATMs) will become the next target for regulators, as world governments tighten screws on money laundering. According to Ciphertrace CTO John Jeffries, crypto-cash machines will attract “greater…regulatory focus” in a bid…

Serial entrepreneur Halsey Minor knows about mass adoption. He’s helped create technology platforms like CNET and Salesforce, to name a couple. Announced Tuesday, Minor’s VideoCoin platform, which draws on dormant computing resources to process streamed…

On May 7, the Cointext CTO and cofounder of Countermarkets, Vin Armani revealed a new project he’s been working on called “Signal, Watch, and Pay Protocol” (SWaP). Armani’s published specification and reference code of SWaP…

In advance of her “Crypto Across Emerging Markets” panel at Consensus: Distributed on May 11, Leigh Cuen is writing a three-part column on how cryptocurrencies are used in the developing world. The first installment explored…

Tether growth is hitting new all-time highs across multiple blockchains, but the first protocol to support Tether is being left behind. Omni Layer, built on Bitcoin, has suffered negative growth in Tether transactions for the last 12…