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  • Bitcoin News - 12 April 2021, 3:15 am

    The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has published a warning notice about the risks associated with cryptocurrency as interest and trading volumes of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies surge locally and globally. Sri Lanka's Central Bank Warns About Bitcoin The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has published a notice regarding cryptocurrency. “Considering the recent inquiries on…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 April 2021, 11:30 pm

    Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” has predicted that the price of bitcoin will increase to $1.2 million within five years. Kiyosaki revealed that he bought bitcoin at $9,000, adding that he may buy the cryptocurrency again “today or tomorrow just because I'm more bullish on it.” Robert Kiyosaki Expects Bitcoin's…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 10:05 pm

    Solana price has rallied more than 50% this month as new projects conduct airdrops on SOL blockchain and high Ethereum fees push investors to seek cheaper alternatives. Over the past six months blockchain projects that have issued token airdrops have re-emerged. Most notably, the airdrops by Uniswap (UNI) and MEME will be remembered as recipients were…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 9:00 pm

    It may sound shocking today, but in 2010 software developer Gavin Andresen was on a mission to give away free BTC in an effort to boost adoption. Reddit’s r/Cryptocurrency community revived an interesting piece of Bitcoin (BTC) history on Sunday, with a new thread reminiscing about the time that American software developer Gavin Andresen gave…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 April 2021, 8:30 pm

    Guggenheim CIO Scott Minerd has warned crypto investors about bitcoin's pullback. He said bitcoin “clearly has gotten caught in a speculative bubble that Gamestop got into.” However, he noted that it will be a “great entry point” for long-term investors. ‘Great Entry Point' for Bitcoin Investors The chief investment officer (CIO) of Guggenheim Partners, Scott…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 8:09 pm

    The academic institution with a student body of roughly 11,000 said the addition of crypto payments was part of a plan to support local businesses like Elrond. A public university in the Romanian city of Sibiu in Transylvania has said it will allow students to pay for their admission fees in crypto.According to an announcement…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 7:42 pm

    Traders appear to be waiting for a trigger to start the next leg of Bitcoin's uptrend and if that happens, XLM, MIOTA, XMR and XTZ could join the party. Bitcoin’s (BTC) hesitation near the all-time high suggests that the bulls and the bears are waiting for a trigger to start the next trending move. The…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 6:08 pm

    Bitcoin’s three-month futures premium reached a record-high of 50%, signaling market inefficiencies. Bitcoin (BTC) has been struggling to break the $60,000 resistance for almost a month. But despite the impasse, BTC futures markets have never been so bullish. While regular spot exchanges are trading near $59,600, the BTC contracts maturing in June are trading above…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 April 2021, 5:35 pm

    Another futuristic cryptocurrency city will be built in Africa, Senegalese-American star Akon has announced. The government of Uganda will make land available to him for the construction of the new crypto city. The akoin cryptocurrency will be used in the city, similar to how it will be in Akon City, the $6 billion “real-life Wakanda”…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 5:25 pm

    Tech companies like Oracle, Tesla, Hewlett Packard, and now Blockcap are moving to Austin, causing many to call the state capital the Silicon Hills. North America-based crypto mining company Blockcap announced over the weekend it would be establishing new offices in Austin, Texas.In an announcement from Blockcap on Friday, the mining company claimed once its…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 4:00 pm

    To date, Binance Coin has rallied 900%, which makes the token’s $64 billion market cap larger than Santander, the Bank of Montreal and UBS. 2021 has been an impressive year for Binance Coin (BNB), which so far has rallied by more than 900%. One of the primary drivers of BNB's growth was continued congestion on the…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 April 2021, 3:00 pm

    Over the last eight years, U.S. law enforcement has seized a great number of bitcoins and at one time, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) held one of the largest bitcoin wallets after the Silk Road takedown. A recently published report shows the FBI has started using cryptocurrency mixing applications in recent times in order…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 2:00 pm

    Ripple is reportedly trading at a $2 to $3 billion valuation but its XRP holdings are worth around $70 billion. The equity of Ripple, the company that builds the infrastructure around XRP — the digital asset used by networks like RippleNet to process cross-border payments — is reportedly trading at $2 to $3 billion in the secondary…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 1:13 pm

    To fully merge the real and digital worlds, designing governance systems with flexibility at their core is key. With adoption accelerating, blockchain’s potential to transform life in every way — from how business is conducted to labor division, operating systems and methods of collaboration — comes closer to fruition every day. If blockchain is the…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 April 2021, 1:00 pm

    PRESS RELEASE. YFX.COM is the world's first decentralized cross-chain perpetual contract exchange. While other trading platforms that provide leverage alternatives exist, YFX.COM is trailblazing a decentralized alternative to centralized exchanges and perpetual futures trading without a central intermediary. YFX.COM does this by taking advantage of different protocols across the cryptocurrency landscape. Through a culmination of…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 April 2021, 12:30 pm

    According to new data, peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin trade volumes in Kenya and Ghana surged in Q1 of 2021, with the two countries now ranked second and third respectively. On the other hand, volumes in South Africa, which occupied second place in 2020, dropped marginally. Consequently, South Africa has now been relegated to the fourth position…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 11:40 am

    Bitcoin on-chain data reveals that speculators and long-term holders have become increasingly confident of higher prices as their selling activity has slowed down significantly. For the very first time in a Bitcoin (BTC) bull market, not only long-term investors but also short-term speculators who usually add to the daily sell pressure toward the end of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 11:14 am

    Funding for crypto and blockchain startups is not slowing in 2021 as VC funds appear keen to enjoy the exponential growth potential. Venture capital funding for crypto and blockchain startups looks set to break records in 2021. As previously reported by Cointelegraph, crypto firms received more funding in the first quarter of 2021 than the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 11 April 2021, 7:17 am

    With mass adoption comes the risk that cryptocurrency may lose one of its core value propositions: decentralization. This is the year cryptocurrency finally starts to break into the mainstream. From Elon Musk and Tesla investing in and accepting Bitcoin (BTC) to the recent nonfungible token craze, the days of blockchain tech being the domain of…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 April 2021, 5:00 am

    Signal, the cross-platform encrypted messaging service is facing criticism this week, after the company Signal Messenger told the public it was integrating the cryptocurrency mobilecoin. Moreover, controversy surrounds the company's founder and CEO Matthew Rosenfeld, known as ‘Moxie Marlinspike' over his previous ties with the Mobilecoin project. The Relationship Between Mobilecoin and Signal During the…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 11 April 2021, 2:00 am

    On April 9, 2021, the Delaware-based company and sponsor of the “Kryptoin Bitcoin ETF Trust” filed an S1 amendment for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The asset manager re-filed its 2019 ETF application and instead of leveraging NYSE, the company plans to use Cboe BZX. Kryptoin Joins…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 10 April 2021, 11:30 pm

    Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon foresees “big evolution” coming to cryptocurrency regulation as demand for bitcoin from clients continues to rise. He says that Goldman will “continue to find ways to serve our clients as we move forward.” Crypto Regulation Will Experience ‘Big Evolution,' Says Goldman Sachs' Chief David Solomon, the CEO of global investment…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 9:22 pm

    As Ripple fends off SEC lawyers, XRP enjoys an explosive weekend pump Amid a weekend pump carrying multiple cryptocurrencies higher, Ripple’s XRP looks to be leading the way with a push as high as 30% on the daily — carried on the back of a string of legal victories and rumors of relisting at some…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 8:23 pm

    According to professional trader Scott Melker, Ethereum’s “tremendous upside potential” could overshadow Bitcoin this year. Ethereum is likely to outperform Bitcoin, at least in the short term, said veteran trader Scott Melker in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph. Alt szn is upon usMelker sees this period of Bitcoin’s price consolidation as particularly bullish for the second…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 8:08 pm

    Coming every Saturday, Hodlers Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekBitcoin suddenly hits $60,000 as a new resistance battle liquidates $850 millionA bout…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 4:13 pm

    Explosive growth in asset tokenization and NFTs is fueling Web 3.0 growth, and testing DeFi resolve. While blockchain itself provides the technology constructs to facilitate exchange, ownership and trust in the network, it is in the digitization of value elements where asset tokenization is essential. Tokenization is the process of converting the assets and rights…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 3:44 pm

    Bitcoin broke above $61,000 for the first time since early March and traders are turning bullish. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has surpassed $61,000 on April 10 for the first time in nearly a month. Following the breakout, traders are starting to look at new levels of resistance and support in the short-term as optimism…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 3:38 pm

    A renewed focus on DeFi could drive traffic for the Oasis Network. The Oasis Foundation, an offshoot of Oasis Network developers Oasis Labs, announced in a blog post on Friday that decentralized finance (DeFi) insurance and coverage provider Tidal Finance will be implementing a version of their platform on the Oasis Network. The blog post noted…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 1:37 pm

    The impact of BTC mining on the environment has turned into a debate — here’s what academics think and if “green Bitcoin” is possible. The debate around the environmental impact of the Bitcoin mining ecosystem is heating up once again as academics have provided a fresh dose of perspective on the subject. In an opinion…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 11:24 am

    Here’s what crypto and blockchain industry experts from China think about the digital yuan and how it has affected the blockchain space. This is part one of a multipart series on blockchain and crypto in China.China has been discussing the possibilities of national digital currency for half a decade, and the Chinese digital yuan project…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 9:47 am

    Filecoin’s sudden rise to the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap, however brief, points to its potential as it’s driven by community in China. Filecoin (FIL) is one of the most prominent coins in the storage sector of cryptocurrencies. In the past month, the price and market capitalization of FIL has rocketed to new highs.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 7:28 am

    BTC/USD reaches $61,000 for the first time in almost one month in a fresh burst of bullish market action. Bitcoin (BTC) returned to $60,000 on April 10 as a bout of long overdue volatility hit the market in line with analysts' expectations.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview”Being a bear is expensive”Cointelegraph Markets Pro and…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 7:17 am

    Traditional finance is built not on collateral but on reputation, and DeFi will grow by following suit. Over the last 12 months, the remarkable growth in decentralized finance has been driven by one thing: the ability of users to earn strong yields on their crypto assets by lending, staking and providing liquidity. Depending on your…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 10 April 2021, 12:44 am

    Real-world use cases and enterprise-level partnerships are just a few factors behind VeChain’s recent breakout to a new all-time high. Real-world partnerships and integrations into thriving industries are some of the best forms of validation for blockchain projects that are seeking long-term sustainability and widespread adoption. They also have the ability to spark rallies that…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 9 April 2021, 10:00 pm

    The price of SingularityNET's AGI token has been on the move as DeFi capabilities, cross-chain integrations and layer-two functionality drive demand higher. The internet has reshaped society over the past 40 years, and experts are predicting that digital technologies and artificial intelligence will continue to transform how humans interact with data for the foreseeable future.One…Read More