Urkel, a cryptocurrency mining pool provider, today announced the public access of its flagship product, Urkel Pool, a fair-pay mining platform that supports over 50 PoW blockchain protocols. Further, Urkel Pool is now publicly available…

Bitcoin (BTC) is on the verge of seeing broader acceptance, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, said in a Clubhouse conversation on Feb. 1. Clubhouse is an exclusive audio chat social media platform that is…

The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently announced the company plans to do a direct listing, as opposed to following the initial public offering (IPO) route. The decision means that Coinbase can float its shares…

Bitcoin’s price took another hit Thursday morning, dropping close to $31,000 since markets opened in Europe and the U.S.. Investors rushed to take short-term profit, concerned about when – or if – another wave of…

XRP price dropped by 30% on Dec. 29 following Coinbase’s decision to suspend trading.  The market sentiment around XRP has become overwhelmingly negative due to the fear of more exchange delistings. In the near term,…

XRP price dropped by 30% on Dec. 29 following Coinbase’s decision to suspend trading.  The market sentiment around XRP has become overwhelmingly negative due to the fear of more exchange delistings. In the near term,…

The price of Bitcoin surpassed its all-time high on Christmas, reaching $24,681 on Binance. Following BTC’s strong rally, traders and analysts are exploring short-term bear and bull cases.  The market sentiment around Bitcoin remains overwhelmingly positive,…

What happens when a cryptocurrency once been positioned as a regulator-friendly alternative to bitcoin gets heat from regulators? Exchanges that trade XRP are about to find out. U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchanges have to consider whether to…

“You can say that Bitcoin’s headquarters is in Lagos now. Or in Minsk. Or Hong Kong.” The year 2020, shaped by the global pandemic and political and economic crises worldwide, made us reconsider many things.…

The market sentiment around Bitcoin (BTC) is mixed, as the BTC price dropped almost immediately by 10% right after hitting its previous all-time high at $19,892 on Dec. 1. Nevertheless, some analysts and fund managers anticipate…

The market sentiment around Bitcoin (BTC) is mixed as BTC price dropped almost immediately by 10% right after hitting its previous all-time high at $19,892 on Dec. 1. Nevertheless, some analysts and fund managers anticipate the…

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The third-quarter decentralized finance (DeFi) boom has resulted in the Ethereum (ETH) network processing more than twice the daily transaction volume of Bitcoin (BTC). According to crypto market data aggregator Messari, the 30-day rolling daily…

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…

So, you’re trying to get a job in crypto. Do you need a degree to showcase your mastery of blockchain technology? “No,” said Columbia University adjunct professor Omid Malekan, “because that almost doesn’t exist.” This…

Bitcoin is exhibiting confusing price action currently, reeling from the slew of negative news but withstanding a fall back to retest lows. Eventually, the stalemate between bulls and bears will break, and an enormous decision-making…

  Fintech venture firm Draper Goren Holm (DGH) is today announcing an investment in Simetria, an Israeli digital securities exchange. According to an announcement shared with Finance Magnates, Simetria will leverage Ownera’s financial peer-to-peer (FinP2P)…

Some time ago, one of the more thoughtful critiques of Bitcoin went a little like this: “Sure, bitcoin is scarce in its supply, but since it’s effectively costless to clone the software and fork it,…

Currently, Bitcoin traders are overall net long. But talk of a second wave has memories of March’s flash crash fresh on the mind. Source: blockchainwhispers.com The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has issued…

After dipping dangerously close to levels below $9,900 last week, Bitcoin appears to have regained a solid standing above $10k. And indeed, things are looking upward: a week ago, the price of Bitcoin sat around…

After dipping dangerously close to levels below $9,900 last week, Bitcoin appears to have regained a solid standing above $10k. And indeed, things are looking upward: a week ago, the price of Bitcoin sat around…

More bitcoins were tokenized than mined this Sunday, decentralized finance is coming to the Bitcoin system and a former Prudential Securities CEO thinks crypto is a safe bet.  You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most…

One of the biggest crypto narratives over the past few months has been decentralized finance — better known as “DeFi.” Coins pertaining to this segment of the blockchain space have gone parabolic and users of…

CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter is a partner at Castle Island Ventures, a venture fund based in Cambridge, Mass., that focuses on public blockchains. He is also the co-founder of Coin Metrics, a blockchain analytics startup.…

Bitcoin’s consolidation phase seen throughout the past several weeks muddied the confidence that many investors previously had regarding the strength of its uptrend. Although the crypto’s 150% surge from its March lows has been incredibly…

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) is still struggling to break out above $10,000 following three failed attempts over a 36-day period. Traders remain mixed on the short-term price trend of BTC as macro indicators suggest…

Although most investors are keeping a close eye on Bitcoin, some crypto assets have been seeing extremely strong performances as of late. In the past day alone, more than a dozen altcoins in the top…

There are many types of hockey-stick evolutions in new industries. Startups dream of the lying-on-its-back L shape for their sales growth. Entrepreneurs chase the “escape velocity” funding momentum. And a subsector can simmer along with…

Chase Bank has settled a class action lawsuit brought by defendants who claim the J.P. Morgan subsidiary overcharged credit card fees for crypto purchases. Meanwhile, a new report shows that a million “timelocked” bitcoin transactions…

Each week we ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! Each participant then…

Last year, one of the biggest narratives in the Bitcoin market was that tensions between China and the U.S. — which culminated in a massive trade war — was pushing cryptocurrencies higher. Whenever President Donald…

Ten years ago yesterday, programmer Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 Bitcoin for two Papa John’s pizzas in a trade that took place publicly on the Bitcoin Talk forum.  Bitcoin Pizza ad from 2010 | Source: BitcoinTalk.org…

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…