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  • Bitcoin News - 12 May 2021, 2:00 am

    Thirty-five experts have come together to predict the price of ethereum. On average, they expect the price of ether to hit $19,842 by 2025. The majority of panelists say now is the time to buy ethereum while 28% say to hodl. Experts See Price of Ether Reaching Almost $20K by 2025 The “Finder Cryptocurrency Predictions…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 12 May 2021, 1:45 am

    Yearn Finance is up nearly 45% in 24 hours, and it appears to be thanks to the team’s new dog token offering a bi-directional peg to YFI. Despite Dogecoin retracing from its all-time highs above $0.70, dog tokens continue to attract astonishing levels of popularity, with DeFi “blue-chip” Yearn Finance emerging as arguably the most…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 12 May 2021, 12:30 am

    A Goldman Sachs executive has reportedly resigned from the investment bank after he made a fortune investing in dogecoin. The meme cryptocurrency is touted by a growing number of celebrities, including the Dogefather Elon Musk and Mark Cuban. Goldman Sachs Executive Quits After Making Millions in Cryptocurrency Aziz McMahon, a managing director at Goldman Sachs…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 May 2021, 11:05 pm

    More than 100,000 micro bitcoin futures traded on CME in the first six days since launch, the exchange has revealed. CME's global head of equity index says that this new smaller contract, along with the full-size bitcoin futures, strengthens the exchange's ability to help a broad array of clients. CME Group, the world's largest financial…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 10:13 pm

    YFI, EOS and REV notched double-digit rallies as altcoins capitalized on the oversold bounce in Bitcoin and Ethereum price. The markets were mixed on May 11 as Bitcoin (BTC) recovered from Monday's drop to $53,000 by bouncing to $56,862 but the digital asset is still finding resistance at the $57,000 level. Ether (ETH) also worked…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 10:10 pm

    Central bank digital currencies face a tricky trilemma when it comes to ensuring they are well designed. What’s the answer? How can this CBDC design trilemma be overcome?An identity-based, meta-blockchain can achieve all three design goals of identity, privacy and programmability.While blockchain systems can be structurally decentralized, the operation itself can be very much centralized…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 May 2021, 9:30 pm

    Ebay, which has 187 million buyers on its platform, is now allowing the sale of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the company has announced. Ebay says: “This is only the beginning. This initial rollout will help us learn more about what's important to our community.” Ebay Updates Policies to Allow Sale of NFTs Ebay Inc. announced Tuesday…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 9:10 pm

    Governor Greg Abbott has already hinted he is open to signing the bill into law. Members of the Texas House of Representatives have passed a bill which aims to recognize cryptocurrencies under commercial law in the state.In a session of the 87th Texas Legislature today, lawmakers passed a proposed amendment to the state's Uniform Commercial…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 May 2021, 9:00 pm

    PRESS RELEASE. AscendEX, formerly BitMax, an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of the PolkaLokr Token (LOKR) under the pair USDT/LOKR on May 10 at 1:00 p.m. UTC. Polkalokr is the first all-in-one, multi-chain token locking and escrow platform with built-in privacy functionality. Their products,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 8:15 pm

    Automated market makers, or AMMs, have become a staple of the rapidly growing DeFi industry. Balancer, a leading automated market maker, has launched version 2 of its protocol, promising faster speed, lower costs and improved liquidity. In addition to revamping the user interface, Balancer’s backend will provide more efficient routing for trades through “Protocol Vault.” The…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 May 2021, 8:00 pm

    With digital yuan pilots underway in China, it seems the currency is not meeting government expectations. A recent report highlighted a series of interviews from people in the hotspot, reflecting a lackluster reception among the participants. Privacy Concerns Reported According to Bloomberg, residents in Shenzhen, the Chinese analog to Silicon Valley, have shown little interest…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 7:45 pm

    Canine-themed meme tokens like ELON, SHIB and DOGE have taken control of the market while Bitcoin consolidates below $57,000 and Ethereum holds above the $4,000 mark. Cryptocurrency traders awoke to an altcoin bonanza as a handful of meme tokens, along with some of the more established projects, staged double-digit rallies while Bitcoin (BTC) price slowly…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 7:30 pm

    The trading app first became available on the Apple App Store in 2014. Major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase’s mobile app now tops the charts for the U.S. Apple App Store.According to the Top Charts list on the Apple App Store, Coinbase is currently the most popular app in the United States, ahead of TikTok, YouTube, Facebook,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 6:33 pm

    Ethereum price soared to $4,200 but derivatives data reflects a decline in the bullish sentiment of Ether futures and options traders. The last couple of weeks have been nothing short of astonishing for Ether (ETH), as the cryptocurrency hiked over 80% to reach a $4,200 all-time high. Even after a 7% correction, the gains accumulated…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 May 2021, 6:30 pm

    Palantir Technologies, the Peter Thiel-backed, American software company specializing in big data analytics, announced Tuesday that company plans to accept bitcoin for services. Further, like a variety of corporate entities that are accepting and holding bitcoin, Palantir is considering keeping the asset on its balance sheet. Palantir Enters the Crypto Economy On Tuesday, Palantir Technologies…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 5:45 pm

    The bank has been exploring the introduction of a CBDC since 2017. The Bank of Israel is accelerating its research for the potential issuance of a central bank digital currency, or CBDC. In a statement from the central bank on Tuesday, the Bank of Israel said it was preparing an action plan to explore the benefits…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 May 2021, 5:00 pm

    Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, revealed he'd named one of his goats “Bitcoin”. This was seemingly an innocent announcement that, nonetheless, got the crypto sphere talking on what deeper meaning this might indicate. While some have rationalized this as being an endorsement of Bitcoin by Facebook, others have suggested weirder theories. Bitcoin:…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 4:45 pm

    A representative said that eBay “will add new capabilities that bring blockchain-driven collectibles” to the platform. Online marketplace eBay has introduced auctions for nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, to its platform.According to a Reuters report, eBay users who meet certain criteria on the platform will be permitted to list NFTs. The company added that it would…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 4:16 pm

    Lawmakers are reportedly planning to cut taxes on Bitcoin gains in half, possibly as early as 2022. Cryptocurrency investors in Hungary could be getting a major tax break very soon, as lawmakers seek to make the central European country more competitive in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.In a video that appeared on Facebook Tuesday,…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 May 2021, 3:30 pm

    Recent headlines in numerous publications claim the U.S. economy is set for rapid expansion and a “post Covid boom” thanks to Joe Biden's economic plans. However, contradicting reports identify certain struggling elements, such as the supply chain, which have been ravaged by bureaucratic mandates, and suggest a bleaker circumstance entirely. Biden Administration Scrambles After a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 3:01 pm

    The firm added Bitcoin was “definitely on the table” as consideration for a treasury reserve asset. Palantir, a $30-billion Colorado-based data analytics company founded by billionaire Peter Thiel, now accepts Bitcoin from clients as a form of payment.According to a CNBC report on Tuesday, Palantir said during its earnings call for the first quarter of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 2:03 pm

    I should know, I helped chase down $1 billion of his fraudulently-obtained cash. Powers On… is a monthly opinion column from Marc Powers, who spent much of his 40-year legal career working with complex securities-related cases in the United States after a stint with the SEC. He is now an Adjunct Professor at Florida International…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 May 2021, 2:00 pm

    As bitcoin prices hover above the $55k zone, a number of participants wonder when the bull run will end. Bitcoin proponents are convinced bull markets have three waves and another wave may start soon. However, despite a variety of tools being used like tarot cards, no one is truly sure what will happen with bitcoin…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 1:14 pm

    The EOS-based Bullish Global crypto exchange platform is expected to go live later in the year. Blockchain software firm Block.one has announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency exchange subsidiary.According to a release published on Tuesday, the platform — dubbed “Bullish Global” — will run on the EOS blockchain.As part of the announcement, the EOSIO developer…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 1:05 pm

    If you want to save the world, it's going to take a lot of hard drives. Chia Network, which emerged onto the cryptocurrency scene with the promise of cleaning up the environmental mess left by Bitcoin (BTC) miners, may not be as green as it seems. Unlike Bitcoin, Ethereum and others, Chia Network mines coins using…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 11:34 am

    With crypto demand skyrocketing in South Korea, the government is looking to regulate digital assets, and the local market is feeling the pressure. In South Korea, one in three citizens either own cryptocurrencies or get paid in them. One-tenth of its population trades digital assets, and its youth unemployment rate hovers above 10%. It’s a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 11:07 am

    A new capital gains tax scheme on crypto trades is still being discussed, according to a tax official. Neilmaldrin Noor, a spokesperson for the Indonesian Directorate General of Taxes, said that the authority is considering a tax scheme for capital gains generated from cryptocurrency trades, Reuters reported on Tuesday.“It is important to know that if there is…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 10:52 am

    Two months after filing VanEck’s BitcoinETF, CBOE has submitted another application — one proposed by Fidelity — to the SEC. The Chicago Board Options Exchange, or CBOE, has filed Fidelity’s Wise Origin Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.CBOE filed a Form 19b-4 on Monday seeking to list  Fidelity’s Wise…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 10:01 am

    Kazakhstani authorities plan to improve their regulatory approach in order to strengthen the country’s position in the global crypto market. Kazakhstan’s government is forming a roadmap to stimulate the development of the cryptocurrency industry and blockchain technology in the country.State authorities have reviewed proposals to address the crypto industry’s development and reconsider the state’s approach…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 9:49 am

    There’s a new dog in town, and it’s wasting no time in marking its territory. Shiba Inu (SHIB) was listed on three different cryptocurrency exchanges in the past 48 hours after an explosive 966% surge in the same time frame sent the token to 18th in the market capitalization rankings.Self-described as the “Dogecoin Killer,” SHIB’s…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 9:30 am

    Traders have flocked into the Yearn.finance’s YFI markets as their upside opportunities in other top tokens subside. A lackluster cryptocurrency market did little in offsetting Yearn.finance’s bullish bias as the price of its governance token, YFI, reached new record highs in United States dollars on Tuesday — just shy of $70,000.YFI price hits new highs…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 9:24 am

    The “Dogefather” may greenlight Dogecoin as an acceptable payment method for Tesla vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has stirred the proverbial “doges’ nest” once again with another tweet about the quintessential meme coin, Dogecoin (DOGE). Tweeting on Tuesday, Musk ran a Twitter poll asking respondents whether they want Tesla to accept Dogecoin as a payment…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 9:21 am

    PS5 shortages have been going on for months, but paying with crypto could enable you to access an untapped supply that other shoppers may not know about. It was one of the most-anticipated releases of a games console for years — the PlayStation 5.Sony’s latest hi-spec model also couldn’t have come at a better time.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 9:09 am

    Dissolving support at $50,000 opens up a path to levels not seen in months, warns Delta Exchange CEO Pankaj Balani. Bitcoin (BTC) could see a price drop to as low as $40,000 if higher support levels fail to hold, an industry CEO said.Speaking to Bloomberg on Tuesday, Pankaj Balani, CEO of digital asset derivatives exchange Delta…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 May 2021, 8:13 am

    Nebraska senators have favored a measure that would allow state banks to facilitate crypto transactions like those in Wyoming. Nebraska lawmakers are moving forward with an initiative that would allow state banks to offer cryptocurrency services.State Senators favored the measure through the first of three required votes in the legislature, with 39 lawmakers voting to…Read More