Bitcoin's market capitalization was briefly flippened today as Wrapped Bitcoin suddenly gained quadrillions of dollars in value. But crypto aficionados and maximalists need not worry: The move was a glitch on CoinMarketCap, which briefly displayed…

PRESS RELEASE. Bityard recently launched the copy trading system for CFD (contract for difference) trading, allowing users to copy trading activities from advanced traders, which greatly reduces the difficulty of crypto investment for beginners. Via…

The billionaire who once said he prefers bananas to Bitcoin is now tossing around crypto terms on social media like an experienced HODLer. In Twitter threads that were likely precipitated by his recent comments comparing…

After the ether token surged past the $1,000 mark on January 3, the average transaction fee on the network similarly soared to a new all-time high (ATH) of $17.41, some 24 hours later. Although the…

XRP holders are still struggling around the $0.30 area while the majority of the cryptocurrency markets are euphoric with Bitcoin (BTC) price surpassing $40,000. BTC price is currently over 100% higher than the previous all-time high…

A major commercial bank in South Korea is entering the crypto business by allocating an equity investment in the Korea Digital Asset Trust (KDAC). Shinhan Bank is looking to offer digital asset custody services. Bank…

Listen To This Episode: In this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost discuss the basics of the Lightning Network, Bitcoin’s Layer 2 protocol for cheaper, faster and potentially…

  Crypto prices have been getting a lot of air time so far this year–and for good reason. After all, Bitcoin has shown signs of stabilization above $30,000; at press time, BTC was pushing $35K.…

Phase 1 of the Bitcoin journey is complete. Over the past 10 years we have seen the Bitcoin network rebuff questions as to whether it would survive as a concept. Today, we see the bitcoin…

Yearn.finance’s YFI governance token’s price has been stagnant as of late, hovering within the lower-$20,000 region without being able to gain any serious momentum. This comes as the entire DeFi space generally sits within a…

This year 2020 has seen quite a variety of exciting developments in the blockchain space. To name just a few: the emergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) as major economic forces and…

The Ripple Team has released a statement in response to the events of the past week or so. In it, they maintain their innocence against all charges levied by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission…

When the history books are written about cryptocurrency, 2020 will be remembered as the year decentralized finance exploded in popularity. A powerful illustration of how this young, often misunderstood space has grown comes from DeFi Pulse.…

Maybe you’ve heard of Anyhedge. Last April, news.Bitcoin.com published an article about its announcement, but what is it really? What does it do, and how’s it work? The Anyhedge Protocol Anyhedge is an open-source protocol.…

Several central banks have resorted to unprecedented monetary expansion and aggressive rate cuts to support their respective economies badgered by the coronavirus pandemic. Record liquidity has resulted in sharp rallies in the S&P 500, gold,…

The founder of defi-related fintech Yield believes 2021 will be the year that decentralized finance (defi) becomes a “common term” in the financial industry, as the sector is now taking it seriously and building R&D…

Bitcoin (BTC) traded around $23,310 as of 19:00 UTC (2 p.m. ET), slipping 1.3% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $22,644.56 - $23,672.82 (CoinDesk 20) Derivatives market hints at more volatility ahead. With…

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a statement and is looking for public comment toward the custody of digital asset securities that have been handled by special purpose broker-dealers. The statement from the…

In 2020 we finally saw some of the nearly decade-long blockchain hype fulfilled and the legitimate building blocks of a next-generation banking system emerge.  Open finance, and specifically open lending, has exploded to well over…

In a reversal of fortunes, Ripple’s XRP crashed drastically as investors reacted to a lawsuit from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleging the token is illegal security. The US securities regulator charged San Francisco-based…

Last night, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse revealed his company’s expectations that they would be slapped with a lawsuit from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in relation to the XRP cryptocurrency token. Word spread…

DeFi Yield Protocol (DYP) has launched its staking and governance DAPP that looks to improve earning opportunities for users. A unique feature of the launch is that liquidity providers will be rewarded in Ethereum and…