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  • Bitcoin News - 25 October 2021, 5:00 am

    PRESS RELEASE. The next-generation NFT Infrastructure – Label Foundation has announced the successful completion of its private sale round. Supported by many leading VCs and famous Grammy-winning artists, the NFT platform raised $1.0 million during the private sale that generated major interest from top investors and venture capitalists in the finance and blockchain industries. A…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 October 2021, 4:49 am

    SHIB quickly crashed 20% as Tesla CEO and dog-token proselytizer Elon Musk announced he owns none of the canine-themed coins. Shiba Inu (SHIB), the recently surging Dogecoin-inspired ERC-20, suffered a 20% retracement in two hours as Tesla founder and hypothetical Doge CEO Elon Musk announced to Twitter that he doesn't hold any Shiba Inu tokens.The…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 October 2021, 3:30 am

    The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, is expected to formally launch the country’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) on October 25, 2021. High-Level Endorsement of the CBDC According to a statement released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the formal event marking the e-naira’s launch will be held at the Buhari’s official residence. After the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 October 2021, 3:16 am

    Polymarket is believed to have hired CTFC enforcement head James McDonald to handle the probe. New York-based decentralized prediction market Polymarket has come under investigations from the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).According to an Oct. 23 report from Bloomberg citing anonymous sources, the CFTC is investigating whether Polymarket is allowing its customers to…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 October 2021, 1:30 am

    Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey has warned that hyperinflation will soon happen in the U.S. and elsewhere in the world. “Hyperinflation is going to change everything. It’s happening,” he predicted. Many people disagreed with him, however. US Will Soon Experience Hyperinflation, Says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey The CEO of Twitter and Square Inc., Jack…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 11:35 pm

    Bitcoin’s futures premium hit its highest level in 5 months, but was this the primary reason for BTC’s fall below $60,000? Bitcoin (BTC) has a long history of forming local tops when events that are anticipated by the market occur. The recent Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) launch on Oct. 19 was no different and led…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 October 2021, 11:30 pm

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shared what he believes to be the most important dogecoin improvements. He also clarified that he does not have anything to do with the Dogecoin Foundation and is not investing in the shiba inu (SHIB) token. Musk confirmed that he is only holding three cryptocurrencies. Elon Musk on Dogecoin Improvements,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 10:00 pm

    RUNE looks ready to extend its gains after the reactivation of ETH-based pools resulted in a 78% rally last week. Ealier this year THORChain underwent a series of protocol exploits which led to $8 million being drained from its reserves and these successive attack took a heavy tool on RUNE price. This week, the protocol…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 October 2021, 9:30 pm

    While the African continent is generally viewed as one of the most ideally placed to embrace and fully exploit the blockchain, the reality on the ground suggests otherwise. The East Africa Blockchain Expedition As Adedayo Adebajo, the managing director of Jelurida Africa and a blockchain enthusiast told Bitcoin.com News, much of the focus in terms…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 October 2021, 9:00 pm

    PRESS RELEASE. Adshares ($ADS) decentralized network working since 2017, created the possibility to connect Publishers and Advertisers directly with the use of blockchain and allows them to sign advertising contracts without intermediaries. The Adshares team is constantly putting in a lot of effort to grow their ecosystem which shows that Adshares is considered one of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 8:17 pm

    Traders are watching to see if BTC’s bounce of the 20-day moving average resumes the uptrend. Meanwhile, SOL, AVAX, ALGO and AXS are preparing for a move higher. Bitcoin (BTC) continues to face strong selling as bulls attempt to flip the psychological level at $60,000 into support. Some analysts believe that Bitcoin could enter a…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 October 2021, 7:30 pm

    Bitcoin’s hashrate has been increasing a great deal during the last three months, as it’s increased more than 32% from 103 exahash per second (EH/s) on July 25 to today’s 137 EH/s, with a few highs in between around the 189 EH/s mark. Bitcoin’s price spike has pushed the hashrate higher and in a week’s…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 6:21 pm

    U.S. regulators are looking at crypto-related areas, touching on financial regulation, economic innovation and national security. In her monthly Expert Take column, Selva Ozelli, an international tax attorney and CPA, covers the intersection between emerging technologies and sustainability, and provides the latest developments around taxes, AML/CFT regulations and legal issues affecting crypto and blockchain.Lately, news…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 October 2021, 5:30 pm

    According to a recent report, Beijing is pressing the fast-food retail chain McDonald’s to support the digital yuan before the Winter Olympics in China scheduled for February 2022. The report notes that China is also pushing companies like Visa and Nike to join in on the central bank digital currency (CBDC) rollout. Chinese Government Pushes…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 4:25 pm

    Volatility in the crypto markets is here to stay. Thus, understanding the utility, necessity and long-term viability of projects is crucial. In a calendar year, the total crypto market capitalization more than quadrupled from $361 billion to more than $1 trillion in January — reaching an all-time high of around $2.6 trillion in May. Just…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 October 2021, 3:30 pm

    During the last month, four out of five of the top stablecoins by market capitalization saw their valuations swell in size. At the time of writing, there’s $135.4 billion in stablecoins but the top five collectively represent 94.40% of that total. While the largest stablecoin in terms of market cap increased by 2% over the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 3:21 pm

    Blockchain-based games that allow players to earn cryptocurrencies as they play are paving the way for a new era in gaming. The online gaming industry has been on the rise for the past few years and for a good reason. From a global pandemic pushing an online revolution to the ever-increasing mobile and internet penetration,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 1:54 pm

    We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Jennifer Wines, vice president of Fidelity Private Wealth Management.Jen grew up between Mexico, Canada and the United States. Academics…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 October 2021, 1:30 pm

    On October 22 at 4:52 p.m. (EDT), a miner that acquired 50 bitcoin on May 17, 2010, spent the funds that sat idle for 11 years and five months. There hasn’t been a 2010 block reward spent in three months and the last time a 2010 miner spent their ‘sleeping bitcoin’ was on July 4,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 12:11 pm

    Nonfungible tokens will become a critical component of all brands’ marketing and digital strategy initiatives — and even more. Earlier this summer, CNN and The New York Times each warned that the nonfungible token (NFT) bubble, fueled by buzz over eye-popping valuations for digital art and interest from collectors, might already be bursting.As the sixth…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 7:59 am

    The latest price jump of SHIB token is attributed to an ongoing bullish trend from Oct. 15, which was followed by a week-long support at roughly $0.00002796. Shiba Inu (SHIB), a spin-off to Dogecoin (DOGE) token, reached an all-time high following a price surge of more than 46% in just two days. The SHIB/USD trading…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 7:07 am

    Brick and mortar crypto exchanges are common in Hong Kong, but concerns remain around uncertain regulations that could demolish these shops entirely. Hong Kong, one of the most significant and leading financial centers in the world, has played a large role in the development of cryptocurrencies. For instance, the Chinese territory has birthed some of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 October 2021, 5:32 am

    Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) attributes the attacks to a group of hackers recruited in a Russian-speaking forum that sells the hacked YouTube channels to the highest bidder. A new report shared by Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) highlights an ongoing phishing campaign against YouTube creators, typically resulting in the compromise and sale of channels…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 8:30 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 officially hits new all-time high above $65KBitcoin (BTC) surged to new all-time…Read More

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

    DeFi built on blockchain and legacy financial systems is on the verge of clashing in one of the most tumultuous battles in economic history. On the opening day of Messari Mainnet 2021, New York City’s long-awaited first crypto conference since the start of COVID-19, reports came blazing in via a viral tweet that the United…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 6:21 pm

    With a rise in distributed political discourse, nonfungible tokens can provide exciting new opportunities for self-governance. It seems that everyone — from corporate behemoths like Visa and Anheuser-Busch to socialite Paris Hilton and NBA legends Michael Jordan and Kevin Durant — has recognized the growing importance of nonfungible tokens (NFTs) for the 21st-century economy.World-renowned artists,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 5:21 pm

    With regulators slowly starting to come to terms with Bitcoin as an asset, how could this affect the present and future views of BTC ETFs? With regulatory bodies rumored to soon accept a pure Bitcoin (BTC)-backed exchange-traded fund, it is important to understand the journey of some of the first crypto-based ETFs that have recently…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 5:00 pm

    It may not be likely, but Bitcoin has a lot more room to lure bears into a false sense of security, one analyst forecasts. Bitcoin (BTC) can return to $50,000 and still not violate an overall “bullish thesis” after breaking all-time highs, fresh research argues.In its latest market update on Oct. 22, crypto trading platform…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 4:08 pm

    Warren Buffett said that “What we learn from history, is that people don’t learn from history.” Crypto traders can change that. Before we get into the nitty gritty of how one simple rule created the kind of insane return on investment noted in the headline, let’s be clear on one thing.You can't copy this.Actually, no…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 4:00 pm

    One project claims to be bringing together “streaming, VR, metaverses and NFTs” into one platform for music fan engagement and some degree of control. Blockchain is rapidly becoming the innovative force industry insiders have been promising for years. The number of projects and artists offering their works using it as a core technology may be…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 3:46 pm

    The previous big launches of Bitcoin-related products on Wall Street were followed by multi-month price slumps. Wall Street opened its doors for the first Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Oct. 19, with the listing of ProShares Bitcoin Strategy (BITO) on the New York Stock Exchange. The fund attracted more than $1 billion in trading volume…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 2:41 pm

    By incorporating scaling solutions, such as rollups and sidechains, Ethereum has the potential to implement the true vision of DeFi. The Ethereum network has come a long way over the last few years. Everything from the rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) to the recent London upgrade has made the network the most compelling attempt to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 2:15 pm

    Here’s what emerging tech representatives think about the decentralized nature of blockchain technology and which network is the most decentralized. Vasja Zupan of Matrix Exchange:Vasja is the president of Matrix Exchange, a regulated digital-asset exchange operating globally.“Bitcoin is the most decentralized and stable blockchain network there is. It has survived countless challenges, and decentralization ensures…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 1:09 pm

    Fast-food restaurants across the globe are jumping on the NFT bandwagon with their own digital tokens. The past few months have seen an explosive uptake of nonfungible tokens (NFT) as crypto artists, gaming enthusiasts, musicians, celebrities and now fast food chains deploy the technology in various ways.Fast food giants such as McDonald’s, Burger King and…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 23 October 2021, 11:11 am

    A decentralized autonomous organization provides power for users to create an online community with as little friction as possible. Online communities, those that share a common interest on the internet, can range from social networks, grassroots organizations and customer communities. We, as a society, are naturally communal, so it makes sense to engage in ideas…Read More