Latest Crypto News

  • Bitcoin News - 2 October 2022, 4:00 am

    With the new Ethereumpow (ETHW) network launch, ethereum holders are eligible to receive a single ETHW for every ether they own. The following is a simple guide that shows ethereum holders how to access their ETHW tokens using a wallet like Metamask. Accessing the ETHW Network via Metamask’s Network Settings 16 days ago, Ethereum transitioned […]Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 2 October 2022, 2:30 am

    India’s Directorate of Enforcement (ED) says it has frozen more cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, tether, and the Wazirx token. The action is part of its investigation of the mobile gaming app E-nuggets. In its latest announcement, the ED revealed that nearly 86 bitcoins found at crypto exchange Binance were frozen. Indian Authority Freezes More Cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, […]Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 2 October 2022, 1:00 am

    A U.S senator has introduced the “No Digital Dollar Act to prohibit the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Reserve from interfering with Americans using paper currency” if a central bank digital currency is adopted. The bill further states: “No central bank digital currency shall be considered legal tender under section 16 5103 of title 31, […]Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2022, 11:30 pm

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against two firms and four individuals allegedly perpetrating a crypto pump-and-dump scheme. “Although this case involves crypto assets, it bears the hallmarks of a classic pump and dump scheme,” said the SEC. SEC Charges 2 Firms in Crypto Pump-and-Dump Case The U.S. Securities and Exchange […]Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2022, 10:00 pm

    Juno, the Singapore-based Web3 crypto firm that offers customers checking accounts tied to crypto assets, has raised $18 million in a Series A financing round led by Parafi Capital. The fresh capital follows the startup’s seed round in 2019 when Juno raised $3 million from investors. Juno Raises $18 Million in a Funding Round Led […]Read More

  • News - 1 October 2022, 9:20 pm

    Centralized databases on Web2 are a honeypot for hackers. Decentralizing data on Web3 eliminates a major vulnerability for companies like Uber. Uber is a staple of the gig economy, for better or worse, and a disruptor that once sent shockwaves throughout the mobility space. Now, however, Uber is being taken for a ride. The company is handling a reportedly far-reaching cybersecurity breach. According to the ride-hailing giant, the attacker has not been able to access sensitive user data, or at least, there is no evidence to suggest otherwise. Whether or not sensitive user data was exposed, this case points to…Read More

  • News - 1 October 2022, 9:06 pm

    Recent cases involving crypto fraud serve as a timely reminder to do your own due diligence until regulators take more action. If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) announced last month that it had issued desist and refrain orders to 11 entities for violating California securities laws. Some of the highlights included allegations that they offered unqualified securities as well as material misrepresentations and omissions to investors.These violations should remind us that while crypto is a unique and exciting industry for the public at large, it is…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2022, 8:30 pm

    New legislation proposed in the parliament of Kazakhstan will allow only authorized miners to mint digital currency, if adopted. The draft has been designed to comprehensively regulate the industry and reduce what its sponsors label as uncontrolled consumption of electricity in the sector. Lawmakers in Kazakhstan Submit Crypto Mining Law, Seek to Curb ‘Gray’ Mining […]Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2022, 7:00 pm

    A first-of-its-kind study published by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision details that the world’s largest financial institutions are exposed to roughly €9.4 billion (US$9 billion) in crypto assets. The research paper authored by the Basel Committee’s secretariat Renzo Corrias further explains that out of all the banks’ total risk exposure, cryptocurrency exposure is estimated […]Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2022, 5:30 pm

    Russia is preparing to provide Kazakhstan with additional energy needed to operate crypto mining farms in the Central Asian nation. New arrangements will allow Kazakhstan’s miners to buy electricity directly from the Russian power generation and distribution giant Inter RAO. Miners in Kazakhstan to Source Energy From the Russian Federation Crypto mining enterprises operating in […]Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2022, 4:00 pm

    The proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain network Solana suffered another outage on September 30 and the network restart did not take effect until six hours later on October 1. Solana has suffered a myriad of network outages during the last year, and the blockchain’s latest downtime caused the network’s native currency to slide 4% lower against the […]Read More

  • News - 1 October 2022, 3:10 pm

    The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! 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 Week Pro-centralization Russian president grants citizenship to Edward Snowden: ReportEdward Snowden has reportedly received Russian citizenship via a decision from the countrys president, Vladimir Putin. Snowden has been a permanent resident in Russia since 2013 after…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2022, 2:00 pm

    Since January 2022, the entire crypto economy has shed $1.36 trillion in value, as the market capitalization dropped from $2.34 trillion to today’s $979 billion. While the crypto economy is down in value, trade volumes are lower, and the value locked in decentralized finance (defi) has shed billions, treasuries held by decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) […]Read More

  • News - 1 October 2022, 1:24 pm

    Maria Sharapova sat down with Cointelegraph at Binance Blockchain Week Paris to discuss her growing interest in NFTs and passion for bringing more women into Web3. Tennis legend Maria Sharapova appeared at the Binance Blockchain Week Paris 2022 to share her interest in nonfungible tokens (NFTs).During an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, Sharapova mentioned that “she is exposing herself to this new world of crypto and Web3,” noting that the sector will help her better engage with her fans. Sharapova was also one of the strategic investors behind MoonPay’s Series A financing round, yet she mentioned that she aims to bridge…Read More

  • News - 1 October 2022, 12:00 pm

    wETH is the ERC-20 compatible and tradable version of ETH and can be used to interact with other ERC-20 assets. Traders who use the Ethereum network are familiar with the ERC-20 technical standard and have most likely traded and invested in tokens that utilize it. After all, its practicality, transparency and flexibility have made it the industry norm for Ethereum-based projects.As such, many decentralized applications (DApps), crypto wallets and exchanges natively support ERC-20 tokens. However, there’s one problem: Ether (ETH) and ERC-20 do not exactly follow the same rules, as Ether was created way before ERC-20 was implemented as a…Read More

  • News - 1 October 2022, 12:00 pm

    Cryptocurrencies spur financial inclusion, protect against inflation and enhance the global economy despite the recession. How do cryptocurrency investments impact the broader crypto-economy?Although the cryptocurrency market appears to grow in a positive feedback loop, that does not mean that (un)expected events may not impact the trajectory of the ecosystem as a whole. Although blockchain and cryptocurrencies are fundamentally meant as ‘trustless’ technologies, trust remains key there where humans interact with one another. The cryptocurrency market is not only impacted by the broader economy, but it may also generate profound effects by itself. Indeed, the Terra case shows that any entity —…Read More

  • News - 1 October 2022, 11:26 am

    The crypto community chose to link the funds’ withdrawal with Nexo’s insolvency rumors due to the wallet’s name — Nexo: 0x8fd. Disclaimer: This article has been updated to reflect Nexo’s response stating that the fund transfer represents an operational transfer, involving the move of funds from one Nexo address to another.Just a few days after market analysts predicted a 50% drop in NEXO price due to regulatory pressure and investor concerns, a crypto wallet address labeled as NEXO 0x8fd withdrew 7,758.8 Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) — roughly worth $153M — from MakerDAO.On Sept. 26, regulators from eight U.S. states filed a…Read More

  • News - 1 October 2022, 9:00 am

    Data on net changes of crypto ATM installations confirm that, in September, 796 crypto ATMs were pulled off from the global network. The domino effect of a prolonged bear market seeped into the Bitcoin (BTC) ATM ecosystem as September 2022 recorded negative growth in global net installations for the first time in history — primarily driven by a slowdown in the United States.The total number of Bitcoin ATMs installed over time fell to 37,980 in Sept. from an all-time high of 38,776 ATMs in August — resulting in a drop of -2.05%, as evidenced by data from CoinATMRadar. The number…Read More

  • News - 1 October 2022, 6:00 am

    The Digital Trading Clarity Act of 2022 aims to provide regulatory clarity around classifying digital assets and related liabilities under existing securities laws. United States Senator Bill Hagerty, a member of the Senate Banking Committee, introduced legislation seeking a safe harbor for cryptocurrency exchanges from “certain” Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions.The Digital Trading Clarity Act of 2022, introduced by Sen. Hagerty, aims to provide regulatory clarity around two primary concerns plaguing crypto exchange establishments — (i) the classification of digital assets and (ii) related liabilities under existing securities laws. A bill to provide digital asset intermediaries with a…Read More

  • News - 30 September 2022, 11:57 pm

    NFTs in the metaverse should generally be considered securities, but developers have been slow to recognize that fact. Expect a regulatory reckoning to come swiftly for Axie Infinity, Bored Apes, and other projects that have thrown caution to the wind. The metaverse is a futuristic iteration of the internet, featuring a digital economy and an immersive virtual environment alongside other interactive features. This relatively nascent space has gained so much traction in recent years that conservative estimates suggest that by 2024, its total valuation could top $800 billion. Meta (the parent body behind Facebook and Instagram), Google, Microsoft, Nvidia, Nike…Read More