Author: Thomas_Prendergast

Bitcoin can blow past 12000 if it follows gold’s lead

Bitcoin can blow past $12,000 – if it follows gold’s lead Bitcoin’s Sunday surprise was a blow-off, and if similar moves by other asset classes are to go by, it was a positive move. On 2 August, between 0400 and 0500 UTC, Bitcoin’s price dropped by 8 percent in an hour, with many expecting its […]

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Cointelegraph Talks Recap: Blockchain Giving Power to the LGBTQ People

Cointelegraph Talks Recap: Blockchain Giving Power to the LGBTQ+ People Seven experts from different institutions and organizations discussed topics relating to diversity, inclusion, challenges and opportunities for LGBTQ+ with Cointelegraph. Yesterday, Cointelegraph hosted another episode of “CT Talks,” dedicated to Pride Month and addressing important questions on diversity, inclusion, stigmatization, acceptance, challenges and opportunities for […]

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BTCS Crypto Portfolio Expands Over 280 in Q2 2020 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

BTCS Crypto Portfolio Expands Over 280% in Q2 2020 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic While many institutions struggled to recover from the market downturn experienced in March, publicly-traded, blockchain-focused firm BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) has increased its portfolio by 285 percent in Q2 2020, through well-timed investments in both bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), and crossed the […]

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US DoJ Charges Group of Individuals Who Stole 25 Mln in Crypto Via SIM Swapping

US DoJ Charges Group of Individuals Who Stole $2.5 Mln in Crypto Via SIM Swapping The U.S. Department of Justice announced that a group of hackers might face over 100 years in prison after stealing $2.5 million. The United States Department of Justice released a fifteen-count indictment on May 9 that charges a hacking group […]

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As DeFi Booms Yearn Finance YFI Shifts 100 of Token Supply to Users

As DeFi Booms, Yearn Finance (YFI) Shifts 100% of Token Supply to Users The DeFi sector recently achieved a record $4.23 billion in total value locked, so why did Yearn Finance distribute its full token supply to its users? As Decentralized Finance protocols continue to grow on all fronts, their infrastructure grows alongside them.  While […]

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Coinbase Mulls Listing Ampleforth Paxos Gold Wrapped Bitcoin amp More

US-based major crypto exchange Coinbase said it is exploring an additional list of 19 cryptoassets that might be offered to their clients in an unspecified future. These assets include: Ampleforth (AMPL) Band Protocol (BAND) Balancer (BAL) Blockstack (STX) Curve Fetch.ai (FET) Flexacoin (FXC) Helium (HLM) Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) Kava (KAVA) Melon (MLN) Ocean Protocol (OCEAN) PAX […]

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Twitter Hack: Three arrests for Bitcoin Scam

Compact: On July 15th, a spectacular hack succeeded, affecting the Twitter accounts of over 100 celebrities. The attackers used the control over the accounts to commit advance fraud with Bitcoin. Now three young men have been arrested.  One of them is still a minor. The accounts of Joe Biden, Barack Obama and Elon Musk were […]

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Here’s Where the Earliest ETH Ever Mined Ended Up 5 Years Later

Here’s Where the Earliest ETH Ever Mined Ended Up 5 Years Later Coinfirm details what happened to the first mined Ethereum after the asset's launch in 2015.                   Ethereum, a household name in the crypto industry, fired up its network on July 30, 2015, ut what happened […]

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For crypto exchanges like Binance growth in 2020 dependent on select markets

The restricted performance of the crypto market in the second quarter of 2020, did not come as a surprise to its users. The consolidation phase in June was the main reason for this blow followed by the user sentiment. However, prominent exchanges believed that the upcoming quarter and the second half of 2020 could provide […]

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Guizhou China Launches Blockchain-powered Int’l Trading Platform

Another Chinese province reported that it is about to launch a blockchain-powered cross-border financial service platform. Per Haiwainet, Guizhou Province, in China’s mountainous southwest, will launch the initiative this month. The province’s foreign exchange administrator is the platform’s mastermind. The administrator stated that it has been working on the project with the Guizhou branches of […]

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