BLOCKCHAIN NEWS

ALL BLOCKCHAIN NEWS

5 National Currencies That Bitcoin Is Absolutely Crushing in 2020

The price of Bitcoin has surged by 50% to 128% against global currencies since early 2020 and analysts believe the trend could continue. Data from …

Read More →

This South Korean City is Spending Millions to Turn People Into Blockchain Experts

Daegu is still in the race for blockchain dominance. Daegu, the fourth-largest city in South Korea, recently announced their plans to allocate over $6 million …

Read More →

Farmers Could Soon Be Hedging Their Risks With Decentralized Weather Data

They’re tackling a problem which affects billions of people. Arbol, a platform that allows farmers to hedge weather risks, is integrating Chainlink data oracles. Arbol …

Read More →

The Most Pro-Bitcoin Politicians in the US

Whether fighting for reduced taxes for staking or regulatory sandboxes for tokens, these politicians break the mold when it comes to digital assets.

Read More →

Chainalysis: New Issuance of Tether Slows Down Bitcoin Price Growth

Almost an even split between fiat and USDT Chainalysis contends that the new issuance of Tether (USDT) may dampen Bitcoin’s (BTC) bull run. In a …

Read More →

Hunan’s Government Has Chosen a Company to Build New Blockchain Infrastructure for the Region

Local government in China endorsed a public Blockchain infrastructure project. Conflux Network, a permissionless blockchain project, announced that it has been endorsed by government officials …

Read More →

Farmers Could Soon Be Hedging Their Risks With Decentralized Weather Data

They’re tackling a problem which affects billions of people. Arbol, a platform that allows farmers to hedge weather risks, is integrating Chainlink data oracles. Arbol …

Read More →

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11.8K; BTC in DeFi Doubles in August

Bitcoin price is on the upswing as the amount of the world’s oldest cryptocurrency locked in DeFi jumps.

Read More →

Chainalysis: New Issuance of Tether Slows Down Bitcoin Price Growth

Almost an even split between fiat and USDT Chainalysis contends that the new issuance of Tether (USDT) may dampen Bitcoin’s (BTC) bull run. In a …

Read More →

Hunan’s Government Has Chosen a Company to Build New Blockchain Infrastructure for the Region

Local government in China endorsed a public Blockchain infrastructure project. Conflux Network, a permissionless blockchain project, announced that it has been endorsed by government officials …

Read More →

Tron Loses 23% of Its $4.3B USDT Reserves to DeFi Hotbed Ethereum

A “3rd party” crypto exchange ordered the swap. Signs point to Binance.

Read More →

No, Crypto Payments Won’t Ruin Russia’s Financial System, Key Players Say

Is Russia harming its economy by banning crypto payments? As Russia is about to officially ban crypto payments within its borders starting on Jan. 1, …

Read More →

yEarn Creator Says Recent Audits Don’t Necessarily Mean the Project is 100% Safe

Audited or not, DeFi DApps present risks Andre Cronje, the creator of Yearn.Finance, has recently made security audits of his project publicly available. He explained to Cointelegraph …

Read More →

Pro Traders Unfazed by Bitcoin Price Stalling at $12,400, Data Shows

Derivatives data and other key metrics show pro traders remain strongly bullish on Bitcoin despite the recent rejection at $12.4K. Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent rejection at …

Read More →

Bison Trails’ New Software Could Make Slashing Penalties a Thing of the Past

This in turn could reduce the headaches involved when achieving consensus. Bison Trails, a Blockchain infrastructure-as-a-service provider, has created double-signing protection software, or DSP, which …

Read More →

yEarn Creator Says Recent Audits Don’t Necessarily Mean the Project is 100% Safe

Audited or not, DeFi DApps present risks Andre Cronje, the creator of Yearn.Finance, has recently made security audits of his project publicly available. He explained to Cointelegraph …

Read More →

Pro Traders Unfazed by Bitcoin Price Stalling at $12,400, Data Shows

Derivatives data and other key metrics show pro traders remain strongly bullish on Bitcoin despite the recent rejection at $12.4K. Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent rejection at …

Read More →

ETC Labs Rolls Out Fixes to Thwart Further 51% Attacks on Ethereum Classic

Shaken by weeks of network-overwhelming hacks, ETC Labs has outlined its security response.

Read More →

Ready to Wumbo: LND Enables More, Larger Bitcoin Transactions on Lightning

LND now supports Lightning Network wumbo channels. These channels have the capacity to hold more funds, and users can send larger bitcoin transactions.

Read More →

Bison Trails’ New Software Could Make Slashing Penalties a Thing of the Past

This in turn could reduce the headaches involved when achieving consensus. Bison Trails, a Blockchain infrastructure-as-a-service provider, has created double-signing protection software, or DSP, which …

Read More →

The Rise of Trading Products: Granting Sophisticated Access to Crypto

With crypto trading products appearing ahead of the legacy financial curve, it’s only a matter of time before they enter the mainstream. In 2017, many …

Read More →

US Congressman Tom Emmer Will Accept Crypto Donations for Reelection Campaign

Minnesota Representative Tom Emmer will accept crypto donations for his campaign, facilitated through BitPay.

Read More →

$50K Bitcoin Is ‘Reasonable’ if BTC Hits New Highs, Says Tone Vays

Tone Vays says $45,000 to $50,000 is a reasonable bull market target for Bitcoin if it surges past $20,000. Tone Vays, the well-known Bitcoin (BTC) …

Read More →

Blockchain Bites: Ethereum’s Fees, Bitcoin’s Pullback, Ren’s Great Week

yEarn.finance’s governance token has “flippened” BTC, for the first time ever, while stablecoins may become unbalanced if traders ditch a “market-neutral strategy.”

Read More →

Thailand Is Prepping to Move Judicial System Records to a Blockchain

The Office of the Court of Justice is developing its blockchain as part of Thailand’s court digitization campaign.

Read More →

Bitcoin News Roundup for Aug. 20, 2020

With bitcoin taking a back seat to the DeFi boom and data platforms aiming for the moon, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest …

Read More →

Journeys in Blockchain: Ray Youssef of Paxful

“How advanced would the United States be if you couldn’t send money from New York to Florida? From New York to California? From Oregon to …

Read More →

First Mover: Collapsing Bitcoin Futures Premium Offers Glimpse of New Digital Money Market

Dollar-linked “stablecoins” are being used in exotic cryptocurrency trades, similar to the way money markets serve as liquidity on Wall Street.

Read More →

Ethereum-Based MadNetwork Aims to Clean Up Advertising’s ‘Programmatic Cesspool’

MadNetwork, an adtech transparency project with a Layer 2 solution built on Ethereum, emerges from stealth today with a testnet coming next month.

Read More →

Crypto Exchange BtcTurk Becomes Main Sponsor of Turkey’s National Soccer Teams

BtcTurk joins forces with the Turkish Football Federation on the road to the UEFA European Championship 2021. Major Turkish crypto exchange BtcTurk has become the …

Read More →

South African Regulator Warns Against Using Mirror Trading International

Mirror Trading International is getting flak from regulators worldwide. A month after the Texas State Securities Board took action against Mirror Trading International (MTI), South …

Read More →

Binance Launches DeFi Staking With Cryptos Kava and Dai

Users of crypto exchange Binance can now earn interest on Dai and Kava as the exchange’s decentralized finance (DeFi) staking platform goes live.

Read More →

DeFi Token YFI Is Now Worth More than a Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been superseded as the most valuable cryptocurrency – for the first time ever – by the YFI governance token from DeFi protocol yEarn.

Read More →

Game Review: Upland — Expanding Its Virtual Metaverse to Include NYC

A review of the public beta of blockchain property trading game Upland, following the launch of its second city, adding New York to the previous …

Read More →

BlockFi Raises $50M From Universities, NBA Star, Others as Crypto Lending Soars

BlockFi, a major player in the crypto-lending sector, has now raised nearly $100 million in the past 12 months.

Read More →

Pomp’s Morgan Creek Leads $50M Investment in Crypto Lender BlockFi

BlockFi’s Bitcoin reward card is inching forward. BlockFi, a major American cryptocurrency lending startup, has completed another funding round featuring major industry investors. The company …

Read More →

Developers Propose Plan to Protect Ethereum Classic Network From Further Attacks

Major changes could be coming to the network. Ethereum Classic (ETC) accelerator Ethereum Classic Labs announced a plan to protect the blockchain from further attacks. …

Read More →

YFI Becomes First Altcoin to Exceed the Price of Bitcoin — Now What?

The price of yearn.finance’s YFI token surpassed the price of Bitcoin at $13,444. But it is more arbitrary and psychological. Yearn.finance’s native governance token YFI …

Read More →

Bitcoin Risks Deeper Drop if Dollar Rebounds

The bitcoin price could pull back even further should the dollar stage a full-blown recovery on the back of the latest Fed meeting.

Read More →

Singapore: Code of Practice Offers Practical Guidance for Crypto License Applications

Singapore’s crypto industry association is providing resources for local firms as they navigate new regulatory requirements. Cryptocurrency firms in Singapore can now draw upon detailed …

Read More →

Algorand’s Move into DeFi Gives ALGO Price a Boost

Markets have responded well to Algorand’s plans to get in on the DeFi action – the native ALGO token has experienced a jump in price.

Read More →

Top Indian Central Banker Says Cryptos Have a Future But Fears Monopoly

A former chief economist of the IMF said neither private digital currencies nor central bank digital currencies should hold a monopoly. The former governor of …

Read More →

OMG Price Doubles as DeFi and Record Ethereum Fees Create ‘Perfect Storm’

OMG has more than doubled in the past seven days as record Ethereum fees lead investors to look more closely at layer-2 solutions.

Read More →

Bitcoin Will Hit $340K if BTC Price Repeats 2016 Halving Cycle Pattern

A look at the difference between halving cycle highs, lows and halving prices delivers huge BTC price targets which their creator cautions are “hopium.” Bitcoin …

Read More →

Cross Chain Is Here: NEO, ONT, Cosmos and NEAR Launch Interoperability Protocols

Developers could soon build dapps to run on multiple blockchains without compromise thanks to new cross-chain protocols. Cross-chain or blockchain interoperability research could finally be …

Read More →

Yield Racing: F1 Delta Time Players Can Now Stake Their NFTs

Players of the crypto-powered F1 Delta Time game can now stake their NFTs to generate rewards in the form’s Animoca Brands’ REVV token. Blockchain gaming …

Read More →

Bitcoin Will Hit $340K if BTC Price Repeats 2016 Halving Cycle Pattern

A look at the difference between halving cycle highs, lows and halving prices delivers huge BTC price targets which their creator cautions are “hopium.” Bitcoin …

Read More →

Cross Chain Is Here: NEO, ONT, Cosmos and NEAR Launch Interoperability Protocols

Developers could soon build dapps to run on multiple blockchains without compromise thanks to new cross-chain protocols. Cross-chain or blockchain interoperability research could finally be …

Read More →

Yield Racing: F1 Delta Time Players Can Now Stake Their NFTs

Players of the crypto-powered F1 Delta Time game can now stake their NFTs to generate rewards in the form’s Animoca Brands’ REVV token. Blockchain gaming …

Read More →

Ransomware Negotiations Revealed: Flattery and Empathy Works

New details reveal the unusual strategies employed by ransomware negotiators in a recent attack on the University of California. Details of a week-long negotiation between …

Read More →

Monero Cryptojacking Malware Targets Higher Education

Guardicore Labs explains that FritzFrog uses a brute-force attack on millions of addresses to gain access to servers. According to a study published by Guardicore …

Read More →