The transformation of Aave’s native asset LEND into a new symbol, titled “AAVE,” has begun with a 25 percent price surge. In retrospect, the team behind Aave announced two weeks ago that it would transfer…

Crypto derivatives are now among the most common financial products on any cryptocurrency exchange or trading platform, thanks to increased interest among the trading community. Trading crypto derivatives has its own advantages as it allows…

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…

Members of the decentralized finance (defi) community are upset with Yearn Finance founder Andre Cronje over the mishap with Cronje’s secret Eminence (EMN) project. The Eminence protocol gathered $15 million before the project was ultimately…

A leaked Telegram discussion by 50 so-called crypto influencers has exposed the extraordinary steps they take in order to profit on the back off unsuspecting defi investors. According to a leaked screenshot of the chat,…

Volatility was expected throughout the week regarding the expiration of a significant amount of futures. However, this didn’t really happen while the macro-economic environment also remains uncertain. A hack of a major cryptocurrency exchange on…

The enthusiasm for decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) continues to gain momentum as the crypto industry recognizes that monetary systems need governance; yet the gap between promise and implementation is demonstrated by the incidence of rage…

An anonymous Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporter says he deliberately started a spoof which successfully got the local media to report on the coin. The method, which involved the use of 100 Bitcoin Cash tip stickers,…

An anonymous Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporter says he deliberately started a spoof which successfully baited local media to report on the coin. The trick, which involved the use of 100 Bitcoin Cash tip stickers, only…

While Ethereum network fees have jumped to new highs this year, the popular cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase Pro, announced that the trading platform would be passing network fees onto customers. The move followed the exchange listing…

The Bank of England is now seriously considering implementing negative interest rates while the U.S. Federal Reserve has pledged to keep interest rates near zero for years. Some analysts say even the Fed will soon…

The world’s largest banks lost a considerable amount of market valuation amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report that estimates financial incumbents lost $635 billion. Between December 2019 and August 2020, the market…

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants to pay a contractor $625,000 if they can crack layer-two privacy schemes and the privacy-centric crypto asset monero (XMR). The tax agency says that the entity has “limited…

Dave Portnoy, the founder of Barstool Sports, is coming back to Bitcoin (BTC) after abruptly abandoning trading digital currencies when his Chainlink (LINK) investment went belly up. In a recent video, Portnoy said his “heart…

Bitcoin breaking through $10,000 immediately brought with it the return of talk of new all-time highs. But the longer the cryptocurrency stays this far below the stock-to-flow model, the more likely lengthening market cycles become…

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…

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…

Bitcoin Cash supporters are a passionate bunch and the CEO of Bitcoinbch.com, Hayden Otto is an extremely impassioned BCH supporter. Otto has initiated a fundraising effort toward Bitcoin Cash marketing by leveraging the nonscustodial Flipstarter…

Hackers are stealing bitcoin through the large-scale use of malicious relays on the Tor network according to a newly published research report on the subject. The researcher dubbed “nusenu” said he warned people about the…

Human ingenuity finds a way around limitations. Sometimes these limitations are obstacles in the way of progress, and creative thinking comes up with new paths. Sometimes these limitations are a lack of knowledge, and experimentation…

Bitcoin’s signature volatility is finally returning, but not even the crypto market has been pumping like Kodak stocks. The photography powerhouse surged Wednesday as high as 500% intraday following news the Trump administration tapped the…

Richard Heart’s controversial HEX token has launched an advertising blitz in the U.K., plastering ads on London public transportation, in newspapers, and during English Premier League soccer games.  As reported by Twitter user Metallic Elmo,…

As bitcoin closes in on $9,600, gold surpasses $1,900 and DeFi liquidity steadily grows. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $9,592 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. EDT). Slipping 0.03% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour…

For five hours, all of Twitter became Crypto Twitter. Wednesday, one of the biggest digital hacks in recent memory went down. A hacker, likely a Bitcoiner, gained access to Twitter’s administrative functions and began a…

Preston Byrne, a columnist for CoinDesk’s Opinion section, is a partner in Anderson Kill’s Technology, Media and Distributed Systems Group. He advises software, internet and fintech companies. His biweekly column, “Not Legal Advice,” is a…

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.…

Cardano, the decentralized blockchain project that is powered by the ADA cryptocurrency, has issued a public warning against Youtube scams that are advertising a fake ADA token giveaway. Specifically, Charles Hoskinson, the founder of Cardano,…

Bitcoin SV, the controversial blockchain token promoted by Craig Wright, has surged by 21 percent in just two days. The wild price rally surfaced as Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency token, jumped above $9,300 after a…

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…

There’s a palpable buzz in crypto markets right now. Copy trading is gaining momentum, as it allows investors to emulate the moves of experienced traders. We spoke to Jay Smith, a popular trader on the eToro…