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  • Bitcoin News - 18 January 2022, 2:30 am

    India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, has called on governments worldwide to collaborate on cryptocurrency. He pointed out that “The kind of technology that is associated with it, the decisions taken by a single country will be insufficient to deal with its challenges.” Indian Prime Minister Urges ‘Every Country, Every Global Agency’ to Collaborate on Cryptocurrency…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 January 2022, 2:18 am

    FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried says the partnership is a “watershed moment” as the Australian blockchain ecosystem continues to go mainstream. FTX Trading Limited (FTX) will be the naming rights sponsor for Australian Blockchain Week 2022, which will run from March 21 to 25. Blockchain Australia is the peak industry network in Australia, bringing together industry,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 January 2022, 1:38 am

    Malaysia’s central bank recently completed a proof-of-concept for a CBDC with three other nations and may consider developing its own cross-border payment system using the blockchain. Malaysia has joined the growing cadre of nations that are exploring the value of researching and developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC).Malaysia’s central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, stated…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 January 2022, 12:30 am

    Singapore’s central bank has issued guidelines to discourage cryptocurrency trading by the general public. The central bank emphasized that “the trading of cryptocurrencies is highly risky and not suitable for the general public.” Singapore’s Central Bank Discouraging Crypto Trading by the General Public The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the nation’s central bank, announced Monday…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 11:55 pm

    “It's been a blessing and a privilege to participate in a community with over a quarter of a million people who have joined the ‘Panther Corps' in the last 12 months,” says Gale. Privacy coins and zero-knowledge technology, which some use to obfuscate the identity of sends/receivers and transaction amounts, have gained enormous popularity in…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 11:30 pm

    Data shows traders still feel confident about BTC price because the futures premium and other fundamentals show no signs of stress. Bitcoin’s (BTC) sudden crash on Jan. 10 caused the price to trade below $40,000 for the first time in 110 days and this was a wake-up call to leveraged traders. $1.9 billion worth of…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 17 January 2022, 10:30 pm

    A U.S. consumer survey shows that 25% of respondents who currently do not own cryptocurrency plan to start investing in crypto. “2021 was a good year for crypto. Of the respondents that own crypto, more than half reported that they had just started investing in the space within the last year.” ‘2021 Was a Good…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 10:17 pm

    Strong framing move by U.S. Representative Tom Emmer and a looming threat of another crypto ban in Asia: a digest of last week's top crypto policy stories is here. Last week saw an unlikely first move in the opening narrative battle around a prospective U.S. central bank digital currency: Congressperson Tom Emmer came forward with…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 10:10 pm

    BTC price is back in a free fall as the price drops to $41,600, but analysts are still holding out for “one more upward impulse” move. The wider cryptocurrency market continued to see choppy, sideways price action on Jan. 17 with Bitcoin (BTC) experiencing a midday dip to $41,650. Across the market, trading volumes remain…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 17 January 2022, 10:00 pm

    A scalable, trustless, and decentralized lending protocol called ADALend is being developed to allow users to operate in a self-governed environment. They made a commitment from the beginning to build natively on the Cardano blockchain, which will allow the lending platform to aggregate protocols that support business models that provide economic support to billions of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 9:00 pm

    Under the handle “Paco De La India”, the YouTuber said he planned to visit 40 countries, often using Bitcoin transactions to pay for everything he needed. A YouTuber started a journey in September to see whether he could survive solely on Bitcoin as a means of payment while traveling to 40 different countries.Speaking to Cointelegraph…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 17 January 2022, 8:30 pm

    Despite the fact that regulations have tightened and bureaucrats worldwide are scrutinizing cryptocurrency usage, a few privacy coins have jumped considerably higher in value over the last week. Monero jumped 13% during the last seven days, while the token secret increased 50%, and dusk spiked by 47% this past week. Monero, Secret, Dusk Network Values…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 8:28 pm

    THETA price is more than 73% down from its all-time high, but there are still a handful of reasons why traders might consider keeping an eye on the project. 2021 was a rollercoaster ride for many projects in the cryptocurrency market but as is the nature of crypto, many tokens hit new all-time highs and…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 17 January 2022, 6:30 pm

    During the first month of 2022, both Bitcoin and Ethereum’s hashrates have climbed to all-time highs (ATHs). While Bitcoin’s hashpower surged to over 200 exahash per second (EH/s), Ethereum’s hashpower jumped to over 1 petahash per second (PH/s). A few mineable digital asset networks, however, saw their hashrates decline since their ATHs and the processing…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 6:30 pm

    The CNMV will require advertisers to report ten days before running ads targeting 100,000 people or more. Spanish financial regulator Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores, or CNMV, announced new regulations for crypto-asset investments advertising. According to the new circular that will take effect on February 17, 2022, crypto ads must be “clear, balanced and fair”…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 6:17 pm

    Bitcoin and most major altcoins took a turn for the worse after BTC price dipped below $42,000. Bitcoin’s (BTC) volatility has been shrinking in the past few days. The standard deviation of daily Bitcoin returns for the last 30 and 60 days as calculated by the Bitcoin Volatility Index is at 2.63%, the least volatile…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 5:45 pm

    It's the latest addition to a series of crypto-crowdfunding campaigns to receive increased spectator scrutiny. Late Saturday, Spice DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization that owns a copy of an unpublished manuscript of Frank Herbert and Alejandro Jodorowsky's never-completed film Dune, announced its roadmap going forward. In the tweet, Spice DAO said it would “Make the…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 17 January 2022, 5:30 pm

    PlaceWar is a decentralized strategic play-to-earn game universe deployed on a multi-chain with highly engaging artillery gameplay that allows players to create and define the outlook of the in-game world through building, battles, and alliances. Myrtle Anne Ramos is the Co-Founder and CEO of PlaceWar. She recently joined the Bitcoin.com News Podcast to talk about…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 5:00 pm

    Among the panel of experts that met with President Arif Alvi was Bitcoin Association founding president and Bitcoin SV advocate Jimmy Nguyen. Arif Alvi, currently serving as the president of Pakistan, called for additional training in emerging technologies including blockchain, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity while meeting with a delegation of blockchain technology experts.In a Monday…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 17 January 2022, 4:30 pm

    According to a recent report, the American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of department stores, Walmart Inc., is seemingly prepping to enter the industry of non-fungible token (NFT) technology and metaverse concepts. Walmart USPTO Trademark Filings Are Littered With Descriptions of NFTs, Blockchain Tech, Digital Collectibles, Metaverse, and Virtual Department Store Games On…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 4:30 pm

    OpenSea's record-high daily volume on Sunday was $261 million. Thus far this month, OpenSea has averaged $169 million in trading volume for each day. With two more weeks left in January, nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace OpenSea has seen its monthly trade volume in Ether (ETH) exceed $3.5 billion for the first time ever.According to data…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 17 January 2022, 2:30 pm

    The smart contract token cardano has surged in value during the last 24 hours after a metaverse project called Pavia launched. Seven-day statistics indicate that cardano’s price has spiked 30.9% over the week and took over the fifth-largest crypto market cap position on Sunday evening (EST). NFT and Metaverse Project Pavia Pushes Cardano’s Price Higher…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 17 January 2022, 2:00 pm

    PRESS RELEASE. On a mission to increase brand awareness, grow the community, and promote their upcoming projects, Dock has launched an Ambassador program. In return for executing various tasks including creating extra content to promote an update or launch, translating a blog post, or sharing social media posts, Ambassadors will earn rewards in DOCK tokens.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 1:45 pm

    It may be all quiet on Jan. 17 in the absence of Wall Street, but Bitcoin markets might not stay that way for long. Bitcoin (BTC) hovered near $43,000 on Jan. 17 as its “boring” price action combined with signs that the market could be stabilizing.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewLeverage comes off all-time…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 1:38 pm

    Job postings with terms like “Bitcoin,” “Ethereum,” “blockchain” and “cryptocurrency” grew 395% in the United States last year. It wasn’t just a bull run for prices last year. Careers in crypto outstripped price action in 2021, as crypto job searches soared by 395% in the United States alone, according to LinkedIn.Crucially, the crypto industry outpaced…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 11:20 am

    Per a December survey conducted by Finder.com, the U.K. held third place worldwide in adoption rankings for Ether, while overall cryptocurrency adoption crept up by 1%. British crypto enthusiasts were busy consolidating and rebalancing during the last gasp of 2021. Finder.com surveyed 2,013 internet users in the United Kingdom in December 2021 with varying results.Since…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 10:52 am

    Dogecoin founder Billy Markus noticed a suspicious transaction pattern on Etherscan that prompted the company to halt all transactions for the time being. Major crypto wallet and platform Crypto.com has temporarily halted withdrawals after “a small number of users reporting suspicious activity on their accounts,” but all funds are reportedly safe at the moment. We have…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 10:23 am

    The new regulations only allow advertisements on native websites and mobile apps for DPT companies. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a new set of guidelines for digital payment token (DPT) providers, barring them from marketing their services in public areas.The guidelines, which were issued on Monday, also warned the general public of the high…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 10:10 am

    Tonga is now accepting Bitcoin donations to aid with relief efforts as the country faces the aftermath of a huge volcanic shockwave leading to a tsunami. On Friday, the Kingdom of Tonga experienced the shockwave of a massive volcanic eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano. More eruptions ensued after the first, leaving the citizens of Tongatapu, the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 9:41 am

    Bitcoin price action has yet to impress in 2022, but bets are stacking up that things will soon get interesting again. Bitcoin (BTC) starts a new week facing multiple hurdles but with strong internal support — can old resistance below $50,000 finally fall?A correction event now almost in its third month is frustrating many, but…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 9:41 am

    The Caribbean country expects a nationwide CBDC rollout by the end of the first quarter of 2022. Central bank digital currency (CBDC) evolved into a hot topic in Jamaica when the country’s central bank successfully completed the first pilot test in early January.Following the tests, the country's prime minister, Andrew Holness, spoke confidently about CBDC…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 9:23 am

    The Thai Revenue Department is looking to impose a 15% capital gains tax on crypto trading. A former deputy secretary-general of Thailand’s Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), Tipsuda Thavaramara, has come out to question the legitimacy of crypto taxation in the country.According to a report by local newspaper The Nation, the comments from the former…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 9:19 am

    A new report from EY highlights the need for a policy change for banks to overcome business uncertainties regarding digital assets. Big Four accounting firm Ernst & Young has recommended that banks should change their regulatory perimeter to address the oncoming launches of state-backed central bank digital currencies (CBDC) and private stablecoins. EY’s “2022 Global Regulatory…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 9:01 am

    In 2021, Bitcoin’s usage by merchants that use BitPay fell to about 65%, down from 92% in 2020. BitPay Inc., one of the world’s most well-known crypto payments processors, has seen a shift in the type of digital assets used for purchases over the last year, according to a Bloomberg report.According to BitPay, Bitcoin’s (BTC) usage…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 17 January 2022, 5:26 am

    The retail giant submitted a total of seven patent filings, signaling plans to create its own digital currency and NFT collection. It appears that retail giant Walmart is getting ready to enter the metaverse, with patent filings indicating that it plans to create its own cryptocurrency and nonfungible token (NFT) collection. The multinational retailer filed…Read More