BTC hash rate slumps amid seasonal miner migration in China
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on October 27, 2020 at 3:01 am
Analysts are anticipating Bitcoin’s second-largest negative difficulty adjustment of the year following the end of Sichuan’s rainy season.
Exit scams and regulations disrupt global darknet markets
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on October 27, 2020 at 1:25 am
Recent exit scams have displaced the users of darknet markets, with Eastern European-only platform Hydra now the largest worldwide.
Alibaba’s Jack Ma praises the disruptive nature of digital currencies
by Cointelegraph By Michael Kapilkov on October 26, 2020 at 9:45 pm
The current conservative international financial system doesn't suit young people or young economies, says Ma.
Price analysis 10/26: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LINK, BNB, DOT, LTC, BSV, ADA
by Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay on October 26, 2020 at 9:25 pm
Bitcoin and altcoins are showing signs of short-term exhaustion, meaning a few days of consolidation could occur.
British fintech firm opening physical crypto bank branches in India
by Cointelegraph By Turner Wright on October 26, 2020 at 9:19 pm
The new venture will reportedly include 34 “physical branches and operations” in northern India.
Anheuser-Busch considers integrating blockchain further into its beer production line
by Cointelegraph By Benjamin Pirus on October 26, 2020 at 8:45 pm
The company is testing a new blockchain pilot that would give customers the power to track their beer’s barley by the bottle.
The number of Bitcoin whales hit an all-time high during the latest bull run
by Cointelegraph By Michael Kapilkov on October 26, 2020 at 8:15 pm
Bitcoin whales own almost 8M Bitcoin and do not appear to be in a hurry to sell.
McAfee continues to promote cryptocurrencies from his Spanish jail cell
by Cointelegraph By Benjamin Pirus on October 26, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Cointelegraph interviews antivirus pioneer John McAfee on the state of Blockchain from his confines in Barcelona, Spain.
Imploding Trump Pelosi COVID-19 deal leads to 3% Bitcoin price drop
by Cointelegraph By Joseph Young on October 26, 2020 at 6:50 pm
Bitcoin price fell 3% as the U.S. stock market plummeted, but traders expect these two key levels to prevent a deep BTC pullback.
Whale alert — crypto user moves $1.1B in Bitcoin
by Cointelegraph By Turner Wright on October 26, 2020 at 6:31 pm
An anonymous crypto holder just completed the largest dollar value Bitcoin transaction in history.
Central bank digital currencies have the power to upend global finance
by Cointelegraph By Guest Authors on October 26, 2020 at 6:09 pm
Central bank digital currencies will fundamentally change our conceptions of money and its uses.
Don't expect another 2017-style altseason as Ethereum continues slump vs. Bitcoin
by Cointelegraph By Michaël van de Poppe on October 26, 2020 at 5:39 pm
The price of Ethereum's Ether is continuing to show weakness against Bitcoin despite its latest rally above $400.
Seven firms in Japan deploy blockchain to digitize trade paperwork
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on October 26, 2020 at 5:23 pm
A new trade management platform in Japan prevents data tampering using blockchain technology.
Bahamas strikes first with Sand Dollar amid US–China CBDC faceoff
by Cointelegraph By Andrew Singer on October 26, 2020 at 5:05 pm
Fed Chairman Powell sees no urgency to develop a CBDC, but eventually, the world’s top central bank must act, say experts.
Market is proving Bitcoin is ‘ultimate safe haven’ — Anthony Pompliano
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on October 26, 2020 at 2:02 pm
Bitcoin has zero correlation to stocks once more and critics were wrong to doubt its safe-haven status, says the Morgan Creek Digital co-founder.
Kenya's central bank exploring CBDCs due to 'mushrooming' of private cryptos
by Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet on October 26, 2020 at 1:16 pm
The Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya told reporters the institution is "already feeling left out."
Toyota’s IT arm works on digital token pilot with crypto exchange
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on October 26, 2020 at 12:43 pm
Another automotive company is moving into crypto.
CertiK releases blockchain with real-time smart contract auditing
by Cointelegraph By Andrey Shevchenko on October 26, 2020 at 12:32 pm
The security company wants to build a formally secure blockchain for DeFi
Digital yuan will work with WeChat and Alipay, says bank exec
by Cointelegraph By Mohammad Musharraf on October 26, 2020 at 11:19 am
Details regarding the digital yuan's characteristics are taking shape.
PayPal de-platforms conservative domain registrar over ‘alternative currency’
by Cointelegraph By Jack Martin on October 26, 2020 at 10:33 am
Epik domain registrar claims the move is politically motivated to silence conservative voices.
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse opposes Coinbase’s 'no politics' policy
by Cointelegraph By Mohammad Musharraf on October 26, 2020 at 10:08 am
Brad Garlinghouse said tech companies have an obligation to contribute to solving societal issues.
Abra CEO's portfolio is 50% Bitcoin as cash is 'becoming worthless'
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on October 26, 2020 at 9:47 am
Abra's CEO purportedly increased his holdings prior to Bitcoin touching new 2020 highs.
Highest weekly close since early 2018: 5 Bitcoin price tips this week
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on October 26, 2020 at 9:19 am
Another bullish start to the week comes as macro markets falter and one analyst says price growth will go “vertical” in early 2021.
Survey: Most professional European investors bought digital assets or plan to
by Cointelegraph By Cointelegraph Consulting on October 26, 2020 at 8:59 am
Survey on professional investors finds that 36% have already bought crypto, as big pockets look to enter the market.
Scary Bitcoin volatility? $750M in BTC options set to expire for Halloween
by Cointelegraph By Joseph Young on October 26, 2020 at 8:12 am
The upcoming expiration of $750 million in Bitcoin options, which would occur on the last Friday of the month, coincides with other important dates.
Harvest Finance puts $100K bounty on alleged hacker
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on October 26, 2020 at 7:56 am
Harvest Finance is actively tackling the apparent $24 million attack.
The future of NFTs in DeFi: A conversation with Aavegotchi's Jesse Johnson
by Cointelegraph By Andrew Thurman on October 26, 2020 at 1:51 am
Where do NFTs fit into DeFi, what's next for a space awash with funding, and how do DAOs manage NFT content? Jesse Johnson discusses with Cointelegraph
Bull or bear? Pros don’t care! Here’s 3 strategies every trader should know
by Cointelegraph By Marcel Pechman on October 26, 2020 at 12:00 am
Here’s 3 strategies pro traders use to produce profits regardless of the market’s direction.
Tether's general counsel doubles down on support for Peter McCormack
by Cointelegraph By Turner Wright on October 25, 2020 at 10:44 pm
“Tether supports Peter McCormack and believes he's in the right,” said Stuart Hoegner.
Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, XLM
by Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay on October 25, 2020 at 8:23 pm
Bitcoin remains in an uptrend but is facing signs of exhaustion above $13,200, suggesting that a minor correction could drag altcoins lower.