Vitalik Buterin Says People Difficulties Not Technical Difficulties Slowed the Ethereum 2.0 Rollout

More Than 5 Million in Ethereum Worth $13 Billion Rests in the Eth2 Staking Contract

Market Forecaster Jim Bianco Says Ethereum Has a Lot of Upside, Investor Doesn’t Hold Bitcoin

Fund Manager Wisdomtree Files With SEC to List Ethereum ETF on Cboe BZX

The financial asset manager, Wisdomtree, is now the second institution to file for an ethereum-based exchange-traded fund (ETF), following Vaneck’s recent filing on May 7. The recently filed S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says the fund’s “investment objective is to gain exposure to the price of ether.†Wisdomtree Follows Vaneck’s Lead […]

$2.2 Billion Notional in BTC Options Set to Expire on Friday, Bitcoin Contango Has Returned

According to data from Skew Analytics, more than 55,000 bitcoin options contracts worth $2.2 billion will expire on Friday. Statistics further show, as far as options are concerned, Deribit captures the lion’s share of contracts with 48,469 bitcoin options contracts ($1.95 billion notional) set to expire. 55K in Bitcoin Option Set to Expire, Deribit Carries […]

Crypto Markets Lose Billions, Weak Hands Capitulate, Stablecoin Market Surpasses $100 Billion

Digital currency markets have shed billions once again, as the entire crypto-economy has been cut down from well over $2 trillion to today’s $1.44 trillion market valuation. Bitcoin was coasting along just above the $38k handle before 9 p.m. (EST) yesterday evening but after that point, sellers started capitulating and the price dropped under $34k. […]

Survey: Crypto Traders Predict Ethereum’s ROI to ‘Crush’ Bitcoin’s 2021 Year-End Return

Bitcoin and a slew of digital assets have seen massive drops in value during the last few days, while the top two leading crypto assets bitcoin and ethereum have been battling for market supremacy. This week, bitcoin’s towering dominance over the crypto economy has dropped to a three-year low tapping 41.9%, while ethereum’s market cap […]

Chinese Internet Cafe Owners Deal With the Pandemic Crisis by Using Their Facilities to Mine Cryptocurrencies

The Coronavirus pandemic has driven people to take advantage of new business lines to deal with the economic crisis, and cryptocurrency is once again a headliner. Internet cafe owners in China are using their facilities to set up crypto mining farms after temporarily shutting down in 2020. Owners Are Earning Around $6,200 Monthly According to […]

Defi Economy Lost $20 Billion This Week, Decentralized Exchange Volumes Still Sky High

While crypto markets, in general, have been dropping significantly in value, the decentralized finance (defi) economy has shaved more than $21 billion during the last week. Statistics show that the total-value locked (TVL) in defi touched $87 billion on May 11, and since then the aggregate total has slid to $66 billion in value. Weekly […]

Survey: Crypto Traders Predict Ethereum’s ROI to ‘Crush’ Bitcoin’s 2021 Year-End Return

Bitcoin and a slew of digital assets have seen massive drops in value during the last few days, while the top two leading crypto assets bitcoin and ethereum have been battling for market supremacy. This week, bitcoin’s towering dominance over the crypto economy has dropped to a three-year low tapping 41.9%, while ethereum’s market cap […]

Bitcoin Drops Below $40K, Crypto Economy Down 17%, Markets Lost $250 Billion Last Week

On Wednesday, cryptocurrency markets continue to drop lower in value, as the entire crypto-economy has plunged 17% below the $2 trillion mark and now rests at $1.801 trillion. Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization, touched a high of $40,770 per unit at 4:48 a.m. (ET). A few hours after hitting that price […]

Ethereum’s Q1 Stats Report Highlights Blockchain’s ‘Ultra Sound’ Financial Growth in 2021

During the first three months of 2021, the cryptocurrency ethereum has shined as 90-day statistics highlight the digital asset has climbed close to 80% in value. On Monday, former Ark Invest analyst James Wang published a detailed summary highlighting the Ethereum project’s first-quarter financial results. Wang’s comprehensive Ethereum analysis showcases a myriad of data points […]

Bitcoin Dominance Dips to 40%, Top Ten Cryptos Siphon BTC’s Market Supremacy

The crypto economy has dropped significantly in value during the last few days tapping a low of $2.06 trillion on Monday. Additionally, the leading crypto asset bitcoin has seen its market dominance drop to 40% of the crypto economy’s overall valuation. Bitcoin’s dominance index hasn’t been this low since June 2018. Bitcoin Dominance Drops to […]

Ethereum’s Q1 Stats Report Highlights Blockchain’s ‘Ultra Sound’ Financial Growth in 2021

During the first three months of 2021, the cryptocurrency ethereum has shined as 90-day statistics highlight the digital asset has climbed close to 80% in value. On Monday, former Ark Invest analyst James Wang published a detailed summary highlighting the Ethereum project’s first-quarter financial results. Wang’s comprehensive Ethereum analysis showcases a myriad of data points […]

Investors Confuse Ethan Allen With Ethereum: Shares up 50% Over Average Price

Ethan Allen, a U.S.-based furniture company, has been getting strange traction in markets this year, due to an interesting coincidence. The company’s stock ticker is the same as ethereum’s ticker, something it shares with one of the hottest cryptocurrencies right now. This has caused confusion among investors, who have bought Ethan Allen without doing research […]

Bitcoin Markets Blood Red After Tesla Announcement, Crypto Economy Sheds Billions

Digital currency markets have seen better days, as billions of dollars were shaved off the entire crypto-economy after Tesla revealed it would not be accepting bitcoin over environmental concerns. The entire market capitalization of all the crypto assets in existence has dipped under the $2 trillion mark, and most coins are down between 5-30% during […]

Cybersecurity Firm Spots a Crypto Stealer Distributed Through a Massive Email Spam Campaign and Discord Channels

A crypto stealer seems to have spread through a massive spam campaign across several countries, including the United States, Australia, Japan, and Germany. The malware dubbed “Panda Stealer†has been spotted by a cybersecurity company. It is reportedly also distributed on Discord channels. Malware Can Also Steal Data From Telegram and Discord Apps According to […]

Ethereum Options Trade Volume Exceeds Bitcoin’s, Deribit Introduces a $50K ETH Strike for 2022

Last week, ethereum options volume surpassed bitcoin’s for the first time on the digital currency derivatives exchange Deribit. Further, the trading platform recently introduced a $50k ETH strike for March 2022 and explained the $50k call is “gaining immediate buy traction.†Ethereum Options Volume Grows Exponentially, $50K Strike Flexes Muscle When it comes to bitcoin […]

Ethereum Skyrockets Past $4K Tapping a New ATH, Ether Dominance Jumps to 20%

The price of ethereum, the second-largest crypto asset in terms of market valuation, touched an all-time high (ATH) on Monday, capturing $4,246 per unit. Ethereum has been on a tear during the last year against the U.S. dollar, gaining a whopping 2,129% in 12 months. Ethereum Captures Fresh Price Highs, ‘Flippening’ Begins to Trend Ethereum […]

Defi Project Rari Capital Hacked for $10M in Ether, Project’s Pool Drained for 2,600 ETH

Reports from the decentralized finance project Rari Capital detail that the protocol’s ethereum pool has experienced a recent exploit. Rari Capital says they are assessing the situation and the team removed funds from the recent Alpha Finance Lab integration. At first, the project’s team revealed they were assessing the hack, but later estimates assume the […]

‘Gold Is Clearly Being Replaced by Digital Gold’- Precious Metal Markets Spike, Strategist Mike McGlone Calls PM Action ‘Meh’

Precious metals (PM) markets have been trading a bit higher in recent days, while cryptocurrency markets have been seeing gains as well. Spot gold prices have jumped to $1,805 per ounce, up more than 1.3% during the last 24 hours, while silver prices have increased by 2.5%. As PMs have gathered strength this week, crypto-asset […]

‘Once in a While You Get Shown the Light’— Jerry Garcia Art to be Auctioned as an NFT for $1 Million

The now-deceased and former lead guitarist for the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, will have a rare piece of his artwork sold as a non-fungible token (NFT) collectible asset. The NFT is a digital piece called “Gift†and is being sold by the Jerry Garcia Foundation, a nonprofit that supports “environmental, artistic and humanitarian causes through […]

‘Gold Is Clearly Being Replaced by Digital Gold’- Precious Metal Markets Spike, Strategist Mike McGlone Calls PM Action ‘Meh’

Precious metals (PM) markets have been trading a bit higher in recent days, while cryptocurrency markets have been seeing gains as well. Spot gold prices have jumped to $1,805 per ounce, up more than 1.3% during the last 24 hours, while silver prices have increased by 2.5%. As PMs have gathered strength this week, crypto-asset […]

Crypto Analytics Firm Coin Metrics Raises $15 Million, Goldman Sachs Leads Funding Round

On May 5, the cryptocurrency data and analytics provider Coin Metrics announced the firm has raised $15 million in Series B financing round. The funding was led by Goldman Sachs and a number of other venture firms, as digital currency data has become a hot commodity in recent times. Digital Currency Data and Analytics Firm […]

Researchers Spot New Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware Advertised Under a Subscription Model

A cryptocurrency-related malware program has been advertised on darknet forums as the “leading way to make money in 2021,†raising alarms among the cybersecurity community. Palo Alto Networks published a report on the malicious app Westeal, detailing the author’s ties with other types of malware that steals major streaming services accounts. Westeal Claims to Be […]

Mogo Adds 146 ETH to Firm’s Balance Sheet, Plans to Turn 5% of Its Portfolio Into Crypto Assets

On Tuesday, the Nasdaq-listed Canadian company Mogo revealed the firm has purchased 146 ether at an average price of $2,780. The move follows the firm’s corporate investment in bitcoin, as well as offering bitcoin rewards for the company’s mortgage and card clients. The company plans to keep 5% of its balance sheet assets in digital […]

Fundstrat Briefing Maintains Six-Digit Bitcoin Price Forecast, $10K Ethereum Target

Fundstrat Global Advisors’ most recent “Weekly Crypto Briefing†and the company’s lead digital asset strategist, David Grider, opines a target bitcoin price of $100k per coin is still “intact.†Moreover, Fundstrat believes that the price of ethereum will reach a $10k target, while the entire crypto-economy is “on pace to hit $5 trillion.†Fundstrat Maintains […]

Billionaire Mark Cuban’s Million-Dollar Bet: BTC or ETH to Outpace the S&P 500 in 10 Years

The American billionaire entrepreneur and television personality, Mark Cuban, has waged a bet with Creative Planning’s founder Peter Mallouk over the performance of cryptocurrencies versus the S&P 500. Cuban said on Twitter that the two should put $1 million into a stablecoin-based smart contract, in order to place a bet over the return performance of […]

European Investment Bank Distributes $121 Million in Ethereum-based Digital Bonds

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the investment bank owned by the EU Member States, has announced the issuance of the organization’s first-ever digital bond built on a public blockchain. The bond was issued using Ethereum and the issuance invoked $121 million two-year bonds placed with key market investors. EIB Issues Digital Bonds Built With Ethereum […]

Ethereum’s Price Taps Fresh New Highs, ETH Market Cap Eats Away BTC Dominance

The second-largest cryptocurrency in terms of market valuation, ethereum, has seen significant gains this week in comparison to the rest of the crypto economy. On Wednesday, ethereum tapped an all-time high at $2,736 per unit as the crypto asset has gained 11.48% during the last seven days. Ethereum Cracks a New ATH While a great […]

Vitalik Buterin and Balaji Srinivasan Donate to Indian Covid Relief Fund Despite Country’s Intentions to Ban Cryptos

The covid-19 crisis is worsening every day in India, as the country keeps hitting record daily numbers of cases and its death toll. The crypto community is starting to show solidarity with the country, as big players such as Ethereum co-founder and a well-known investor announced crypto donations to provide support. Buterin Also Contributed With […]

Bitmain Reveals New Antminer E9 Ethereum Miner, ASIC Device Commands 3 GH/s Hashrate

The cryptocurrency mining rig and ASIC chipmaker Bitmain revealed a new digital currency mining device that’s dedicated to mining ethereum. While the Ethereum network is slowly transitioning from proof-of-work (PoW) to a proof-of-stake (PoS) system, Bitmain’s new Antminer E9 aims to be one of the fastest ether miners on the open market. Antminer E9 Mining […]

Canada Approves Three Ethereum ETFs, Ether Funds Set to Launch on TSX Next Week

Canada has been approving crypto exchange-traded funds (ETF) more quickly than the United States and after three successful bitcoin ETFs, the country has approved three ethereum-based ETFs. The three ether ETFs in Canada will debut on Toronto’s stock exchange (TSX) on April 20, 2021. Three Ethereum ETFs Set to Launch in Canada Next Week Back […]

Bitcoin Price Taps New All-Time High, Analyst Says ‘Fertile Grounds for BTC to Take a Fresh Leg Up’

The price of bitcoin has crossed a new all-time high (ATH) on Tuesday, as the leading crypto asset has jumped to $63,275 per unit during the early morning trading sessions (EST). At the time of publication, the entire market economy with over 9,203 cryptos is valued at $2.153 trillion with $164 billion in global trade […]

Investor Says Bitcoin Bull Run Is Not Just Getting Started, Run-up Is in the ‘Top of the 7th Inning’

While bitcoin’s price has been consolidating for quite some time now, every now and then bulls have tried to press the price past the psychological all-time high captured in March. Meanwhile, a few bitcoiners have been saying that the bull market is “just getting started†even though the price has multiplied in value quite a […]

Chinese Tech Firm Meitu Buys 175 Bitcoin, Treasury Now Holds $100 Million Worth in BTC and ETH

The China-based smartphone and internet app maker Meitu has announced the acquisition of $10 million worth of bitcoin for its treasury after the firm purchased digital assets two times prior last month. The company’s cryptocurrency holdings now stack up to $100 million worth of ethereum and bitcoin. Meitu Stacks Another 175 Bitcoin, $100 Million in […]

The Most Viewed Crypto Videos: Ethereum Captured More Views on Youtube in 12 Months Than Bitcoin

Total Processing, a merchant services company has published a study this week about the most-watched cryptocurrency videos on Youtube during the last year. Even though bitcoin has climbed 700% since last April, ethereum has climbed 1,100% and videos pertaining to ethereum have accumulated the most views since April 2020. Ethereum Videos Are the Most Viewed […]

Chinese Tech Firm Meitu Buys 175 Bitcoin, Treasury Now Holds $100 Million Worth in BTC and ETH

The China-based smartphone and internet app maker Meitu has announced the acquisition of $10 million worth of bitcoin for its treasury after the firm purchased digital assets two times prior last month. The company’s cryptocurrency holdings now stack up to $100 million worth of ethereum and bitcoin. Meitu Stacks Another 175 Bitcoin, $100 Million in […]

The Most Viewed Crypto Videos: Ethereum Captured More Views on Youtube in 12 Months Than Bitcoin

Total Processing, a merchant services company has published a study this week about the most-watched cryptocurrency videos on Youtube during the last year. Even though bitcoin has climbed 700% since last April, ethereum has climbed 1,100% and videos pertaining to ethereum have accumulated the most views since April 2020. Ethereum Videos Are the Most Viewed […]

Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban Says Ethereum ‘Is Closest Crypto We Have to a True Currency’

The billionaire investor and television personality, Mark Cuban recently did an interview on the recent episode of a podcast and discussed crypto assets at length. Cuban says his cryptocurrency portfolio is 60% bitcoin, 30% ethereum, and the rest is dedicated to smaller cap cryptos. Mark Cuban Shares His Crypto Portfolio Allocations Mark Cuban is a […]

Oracle Projects Surge in Value: Weekly Stats Show LINK, Band, DIA, API3 Captured 2-Digit Gains

Following the boom of non-fungible tokens (NFT) tied to NFT marketplaces and tools, oracle-based tokens are now seeing their valuations rise. During the last seven days, a number of oracle tokens have seen steep gains between 7% to even 45%. Oracles Token Projects See Seven Day Gains Jump Not too long ago, tokens associated with […]

Ether Hashrate Climbs to New Heights, Reports Say a 2,000 Megahash ETH Miner Set to Drop This Summer

In December 2020, the mining rig manufacturer Innosilicon released a new ethereum miner called the Innosilicon A10 Pro+, which processes Ethereum-based hashrate at around 750 megahash per second (MH/s). Regional reports have noted Innosilicon is dropping a new ether mining rig this summer that processes speeds of up to 2,000 MH/s. Additionally, during the course […]

Ethereum Sets a New All-Time High Above the $2K Handle, Bitcoin Cash Markets Jump 8%

The price of ethereum tapped a new all-time high (ATH) on Friday afternoon reaching an ATH of around $2,072 around 12 p.m. (EST). Today, ethereum’s market capitalization captures 12.3% of the crypto economy’s overall $1.9 trillion market valuation. Meanwhile, as ether prices jumped over 6%, the crypto asset bitcoin cash has spiked over 8% nearing […]

Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban Says Ethereum ‘Is Closest Crypto We Have to a True Currency’

The billionaire investor and television personality, Mark Cuban recently did an interview on the recent episode of a podcast and discussed crypto assets at length. Cuban says his cryptocurrency portfolio is 60% bitcoin, 30% ethereum, and the rest is dedicated to smaller cap cryptos. Mark Cuban Shares His Crypto Portfolio Allocations Mark Cuban is a […]

The Power of ETH and BCH: Smart Bitcoin Cash Project Highlights Innovative Sidechain

On Thursday, Bitcoin Cash proponents were introduced to a new website that features a project called Smart Bitcoin Cash or Smartbch for short. Essentially, the project is a sidechain for Bitcoin Cash that is compatible with Ethereum’s EVM and Web3 API, which means people will soon be able to leverage decentralized applications (dapps) without paying […]

Hut 8 Purchases $30M Worth of Nvidia’s GPU Miners, Looks to Push Capacity to 1,600 Gigahash

On Friday, the publicly listed firm Hut 8 announced the purchase of $30 million worth of Nvidia’s dedicated crypto mining GPUs called the Cryptocurrency Mining Processor (CMP). Nvidia CMPs mine the crypto asset ethereum and Hut 8 expects its aggregate operational power will be 1,600 gigahash. Hut 8 Purchases $30 Million Worth of Nvidia’s Dedicated […]

Decentralized Exchange Uniswap Reveals Protocol Version 3 With New Automated Elements

Roughly 28 months ago, the decentralized exchange (dex) Uniswap version one (v1) was released and then in May 2020, version two was launched with new features. The dex is by far the largest decentralized trading platform among its competitors, as the exchange swapped $7.1 billion during the last seven days. On March 23, Uniswap launched […]

Decentralized Exchange Uniswap Reveals Protocol Version 3 With New Automated Elements

Roughly 28 months ago, the decentralized exchange (dex) Uniswap version one (v1) was released and then in May 2020, version two was launched with new features. The dex is by far the largest decentralized trading platform among its competitors, as the exchange swapped $7.1 billion during the last seven days. On March 23, Uniswap launched […]

AMD Won’t Restrict Crypto Miners From Using Its Graphic Cards

Major chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) keeps making headlines amid the battle between crypto miners and PC gamers. Now, the company seems to have made a step forward to become friendlier to those with crypto mining purposes. AMD Doesn’t Want to Follow Nvidia’s Path According to a PC Gamer report, citing a product manager from […]

Chasing Liquidity Pools: Crypto Assets and Defi Apps Can Give Yields Up to 400% Annually

While cryptocurrency markets have been red hot and gaining in value, demand for certain assets and liquidity has grown massive. At the same time, a myriad of crypto proponents are chasing significant returns by hunting for liquidity pools with colossal yields. These days certain decentralized finance (defi) applications can give a yearly ROI upwards of […]

21shares Launches Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum ETPs on Deutsche Boerse’s Xetra

The cryptocurrency exchange-traded products (ETP) provider 21shares AG, formerly known as Amun, has announced the launch of two new crypto asset ETPs on Deutsche Boerse’s Xetra. The 21shares ETPs will leverage the cryptocurrencies ethereum under the ticker “21XE,†and bitcoin cash under the ticker “21XC.†Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum Exchange Traded Products Listed on Xetra […]

21shares Launches Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum ETPs on Deutsche Boerse’s Xetra

The cryptocurrency exchange-traded products (ETP) provider 21shares AG, formerly known as Amun, has announced the launch of two new crypto asset ETPs on Deutsche Boerse’s Xetra. The 21shares ETPs will leverage the cryptocurrencies ethereum under the ticker “21XE,†and bitcoin cash under the ticker “21XC.†Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum Exchange Traded Products Listed on Xetra […]

AMD Could Release Its Own Crypto GPU to Mine Ethereum to Calm Down the Skirmish Between Miners and Gamers

A U.S. multinational semiconductor company could be preparing the ground to release its own series of cryptocurrency mining processors. AMD is reportedly looking to introduce a GPU for mining Ethereum. AMD Navi 12 Won’t Have Video Outputs According to PC Gamer, the AMD Navi 12, a graphic processing unit (GPU) first introduced exclusively for Apple […]

Argentinean Startup Accelerator Launches Crypto Mining Farm in Mar Del Plata

The Technological District of Mar del Plata, Argentina, will host a massive crypto mining operation backed by a domestic startup accelerator. Lothal Mining is the company that will run the operations of the mining firm in the Argentinean city. Firm Will Mine Ethereum During the First Stage Per local newspaper La Capital, Grupo Neutrón invested […]

Selling Social Media Posts for $1.5 Million? Blockchain-Certified Tweet Sales Spark NFT Controversy

The cryptocurrency community is in a tizzy this weekend after the founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, tweeted about a new application that allows people to purchase tweets with ethereum. The application is called Valuables and it allows individuals to purchase a digital certificate of the tweet, which is signed and verified by the tweet’s creator. […]

Online Retail Giant Rakuten Allows People to Load Payment App With Cryptocurrencies

The firm Rakuten Inc., often referred to as “the Amazon of Japan,†announced customers can now load up Rakuten Pay accounts with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and bitcoin cash. In order to commemorate the latest crypto service, Rakuten is also offering bonus points to people leveraging “Rakuten Cash†via crypto assets. Crypto Can Pay for […]

Investment Firm Launches the First ‘Crypto Hedge Fund’ in Spain- Plans to Expand Across Europe, Latin America

In Spain, an investment company has begun to promote what they called the “first crypto hedge fund.†The product has been registered in Malta by Avenue Investment Crypto, headed by a crypto advocate, Martin Huete. Investments Allocated Mainly in Bitcoin and Ethereum According to Infobae, the hedge fund “exclusively†targets qualified investors whose minimum investment […]

South Korean PC Gaming Rooms Rely on Crypto Mining to Profit During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly hit several entertainment routines of the people worldwide, and South Korea is not an exception. PC gaming rooms had to shut down in the country, but their owners found a way to make profits during the lockdown by participating in crypto mining. A PC Bang Owner Made Over $3,000 Worth […]

Bitcoin Payments for Private Flights Soar, 20% of Privatefly’s Revenue Stems from Crypto

Cryptocurrency users are leveraging their new-found wealth to fly more often with private jets. This week the directional aviation company Privatefly revealed that close to 20% of the firm’s sales were paid in cryptocurrencies last month, and 13% out of that aggregate used bitcoin. On-Demand Private Flights and Crypto According to data from the company […]

Belgium Energy Minister’s Twitter Account Hacked- Fake Ethereum Giveaway Advertised

The official Twitter account of Belgium’s Minister of Energy was the recent victim of a high-profile hacking incident. Tinne Van der Straeten’s profile was hacked to promote a bogus giveaway of ethereum tokens. Hacked Twitter Accounts Whoever was behind the incident changed the minister’s verified profile to “Ethereum Foundation†to make it look legit. First […]

Bit.com’s Daily Volume for Bitcoin Cash Options Doubled Every Day Since Launch

At the end of January, the Matrixport subsidiary and leading derivatives exchange Bit.com announced the introduction of bitcoin cash perpetual swaps and options. Following the launch, the daily 24-hour volume has exceeded expectations doubling every day ever since. During the last few years, there’s been a number of derivatives exchanges leveraging bitcoin (BTC) and ethereum […]

Bit.com’s Daily Volume for Bitcoin Cash Options Doubled Every Day Since Launch

At the end of January, the Matrixport subsidiary and leading derivatives exchange Bit.com announced the introduction of bitcoin cash perpetual swaps and options. Following the launch, the daily 24-hour volume has exceeded expectations doubling every day ever since. During the last few years, there’s been a number of derivatives exchanges leveraging bitcoin (BTC) and ethereum […]

An Aggregated List of Cryptocurrency ‘Fair Values’ in 2021 Gives a Different Perspective

During the last decade, cryptocurrency users have leveraged a number of coin market capitalization aggregators, in order to check in on a crypto asset’s price and the project’s overall market valuation. However, there’s also a number of crypto price aggregators that follow a different method of recording market caps, in contrast to multiplying the supply […]

Sky High Bitcoin and Ethereum Fees: While Prices Jump the Cost to Transfer Follows Suit

While a number of digital currencies have seen price gains the two leading crypto assets, bitcoin and ethereum have seen transaction fees skyrocket. For instance, data shows that the median fee for a bitcoin transaction is $8.58, while the median fee is $9.35 when spending ether. Meanwhile, the average transaction fee for both networks has […]

Sky High Bitcoin and Ethereum Fees: While Prices Jump the Cost to Transfer Follows Suit

While a number of digital currencies have seen price gains the two leading crypto assets, bitcoin and ethereum have seen transaction fees skyrocket. For instance, data shows that the median fee for a bitcoin transaction is $8.58, while the median fee is $9.35 when spending ether. Meanwhile, the average transaction fee for both networks has […]

Rick and Morty Creator Sells NFT Art Collection for Over $1 Million in Ether

Justin Roiland, the co-creator of the Adult Swim cartoon series Rick and Morty has joined the growing trend of celebrity artists creating non-fungible token (NFT) artwork. After the animator released the collection called “The Best I Could Do†on the NFT auction house Nifty Gateway, the artwork sold for over $1 million in ether. Justin […]

Analyst Lyn Alden Says Ethereum Is Still an ‘Unfinished Project’

A bitcoin (BTC) strategist and investor remain skeptical towards the Ethereum protocol, considering it an “unfinished product.†Lyn Alden, an advisor for the dollar cost averaging BTC investing app Swan Bitcoin, believes the network lacks a concrete model, “other than just speculation.†Alden Prefers Bitcoin’s Modular Design From an Engineering Perspective In a blog post […]

$100 Swaps: Ethereum Dex Volumes Saw $39 Billion Last Month Despite ‘Insane’ Trading Fees

During the last 12 months, Ethereum-based decentralized finance (defi) solutions and decentralized exchange (dex) platforms have been very popular. Dex applications, in particular, have seen massive demand and during the last 30 days, dex trade volumes have reached $39 billion in swaps. However, one of the biggest issues confronting dex users continues to be the […]

Number of Addresses Holding ETH Reaches a New All-Time High at the End of 2020

A new milestone has been reached in the crypto sphere, as the number of addresses holding Ethereum hit an all-time high of over 51.4 million before the end of a turbulent 2020 year. Number of Addresses Holding ETH Hits a New All-Time High Per figures of data site Glassnode, there are now 51,491,730 addresses holding […]

Side-Chaining $3 Billion in Value: There’s More Than 141,000 Tokenized Bitcoins Issued on Ethereum

According to onchain statistics, there is a colossal amount of bitcoin, approximately 141,231 bitcoins or $3.3 billion at the time of publication locked into Ethereum-based tokens. There are roughly seven different wrapped or synthetic bitcoin tokens but the Wrapped Bitcoin project has the lion’s share of coins with 115,411 under custody. At the time of […]

Vitalik Buterin Warns Current Crypto Wallets Are Not Ready for Mainstream Adoption

The cofounder of the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, ethereum, warned about crypto wallet vulnerabilities, claiming the tools are not ready for widespread adoption and encouraged to open more discussions on security matters. Buterin Calls for More User-Friendly Crypto Wallets for Non-Technical Users During the 4th day of Labitconf 2020 on December 10, 2020, Vitalik Buterin participated […]

2020’s Crypto Performances: The Biggest Token Losers and This Year’s Top-Performing Cryptocurrencies

Digital currency markets have climbed significantly in value all year long, despite the gloomy global economy and the aftermath of Covid-19 responses. Bitcoin prices have been hovering at values not seen since 2017, and the top crypto asset in terms of market cap has gained a whopping 159% since January 5, 2020. In fact, many […]

2020’s Crypto Performances: The Biggest Token Losers and This Year’s Top-Performing Cryptocurrencies

Digital currency markets have climbed significantly in value all year long, despite the gloomy global economy and the aftermath of Covid-19 responses. Bitcoin prices have been hovering at values not seen since 2017, and the top crypto asset in terms of market cap has gained a whopping 159% since January 5, 2020. In fact, many […]

Fraudulent Crypto Browser Extension Redirects to a Fake Metamask Domain

A crypto intelligence firm has raised red flags about an increasing flow of comments in the crypto community about an ongoing phishing campaign, which is stealing funds from people who install a malicious browser extension. Chrome Browser Extension Is Redirecting Crypto Users to a Fake Metamask Site According to an alert published by Ciphertrace, since […]

Bitcoin Crushes Previous All-Time Price Highs Surpassing 2017’s Bull Run

Digital currency markets are on a tear this week, as a myriad of crypto assets have seen enormous gains during the last two days. Then finally, on November 30, 2020, the largest blockchain in terms of market cap, bitcoin (BTC) surpassed the crypto asset’s 2017 all-time highs (ATH) after crossing the highly anticipated $19,860 zone […]

Algorithmic Bitcoin and Ethereum Social Attention List Ranks Influencers With Math

On November 19, Hive.one, a project that maps the community clusters of Bitcoin and Ethereum social status using mathematics, announced the launch of a new algorithm version. Since the last time Hive.one published a list, social influencer scores and ranks changed and the creators believe the new scores “better reflect reality.†Just recently Hive.one announced […]

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Threshold Met: Proof-of-Stake ‘Beacon’ Chain Starts in 7 Days

The Ethereum network’s ETH 2.0 contract has crossed the threshold needed to initiate the upcoming upgrade. Currently, there’s more 694,368 ether worth over $422 million resting in the contract, as developers hope the proof-of-stake launch will begin on December 1. At the end of the first week of November, the Ethereum Foundation initiated the first […]

Bitcoin Derivatives See Record Highs, Year-End BTC Options Show 29% Chance Price Crosses $20K

As the crypto economy sets its sights on half of a trillion in USD value, digital currency derivatives markets are swelling significantly. Bitcoin futures have surpassed a six-month high at $52 billion, while the crypto asset’s options markets have jumped massively too. Additionally, bitcoin options markets indicate that traders wager there’s a 29% chance the […]

Defi Index CVX Measures Crypto ‘Market Fear’ and Implied Volatility

The decentralized finance (defi) platform cvx.finance has launched the beta version of its “Crypto Volatility Index”, otherwise known as the “CVX.” The CVX is an index similar to the “Market Fear Index” (VIX) commonly used in traditional finance, but cvx.finance measures the suggestive volatility from bitcoin and ethereum options markets. It’s still early but a […]