Cryptocurrency price corrected sharply today, including Ether (ETH), but this is a short-term move which is not reflective of the more macro-level events which still paint a bullish picture for assets like Ether and Bitcoin. In the last 30 days, Ether price gained 96%, moving from $2,138 to $4,200 on May 11. Normally the assumption
After months of touting the benefits of Bitcoin (BTC) and blockchain technology, Tesla CEO Elon Musk shocked the crypto Twitter on May 12 by announcing that the electric car company would suspend its accepting BTC as a form of payment, citing concerns related to the energy required to mine the top cryptocurrency. As Tesla issued
This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations. Memecoin culture clash Feed the gorillas token, or FEG, was a source of drama after memes were posted of Chinese president Xi Jinping.
Major privacy-focused browser Brave is the latest browser to integrate support of decentralized domains by blockchain domain name provider Unstoppable Domains. Brave announced Thursday that its browser now provides native support for the crypto domain name company, allowing users to seamlessly access .crypto domains via desktop and Android applications. The new feature unlocks access to
Within the last hour Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped by more than 3%, extending the decline which started on May 12 and saw the digital asset drop as low as $46,000 on some exchanges. Initially, on May 12 it was Tesla’s announcement that it would stop accepting Bitcoin as payment over environmental concerns, along with technical
A Dogecoin (DOGE)-focused division at publicly-traded OTC software firm AppSwarm (SWRM) is looking to bring together a global development teams to build off the Dogecoin blockchain. DogeLabs, a newly launched division of AppSwarm’s blockchain research lab, TulsaLabs, announced Wednesday a new initiative calling on DevOps teams to unite their efforts in building a “sort of
Major auction house Sotheby’s has completed its cryptocurrency-enabled auction offering Banksy’s iconic protest artwork “Love is in the Air.” According to the auction results, Sotheby’s sold the physical artwork on Wednesday for $12.9 million, significantly up from from originally estimated of $3 million to $5 million. The physical artwork was offered at a Contemporary Art
Tesla’s tag game with Bitcoin (BTC) might have triggered a race in the corporate world to invest in crypto, however, SoftBank still prefers to take a more cautious approach. Answering questions at SoftBank’s earnings news conference, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son admitted that he doesn’t know whethe crypto is good or bad. “There’s a lot of
Bitcoin (BTC) and altcoins’ markets lost a combined total of up to $602 billion overnight in a shocker brought forth by Elon Musk. The billionaire entrepreneur did an about-turn on his decision to accept Bitcoin for the electric vehicles offered by his company Tesla. He cited environmental concerns, noting that Bitcoin mining requires many fossil
The organizer of The Robin Hood Group — which once stole 10% of all circulating ETH from under a black hat hacker’s nose — wants to change the way we think about charity. A former chemical engineer, Griff Green, 36, traded in his savings for precious metals, which he used to travel the world for
Bitcoin (BTC) gained 4.3% on May 12 as cryptocurrencies recovered losses despite increasing turmoil on global stock markets. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview BTC price reverses upwards Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and Tradingview showed BTC/USD erasing almost all the previous day’s losses on Wednesday to trade above $57,500 at the time of writing.
Ether (ETH), the second most-valued cryptocurrency after Bitcoin (BTC), has hit a major milestone amid the ongoing price rally. On May 12, Ether price set another historic record, surging to as high as $4,346, according to data from CoinMarketCap. Ether’s market capitalization briefly surpassed $500 billion, reaching nearly $505 billion on Wednesday. The new milestone marks
Despite Dogecoin retracing from its all-time highs above $0.70, dog tokens continue to attract astonishing levels of popularity, with DeFi “blue-chip” Yearn Finance emerging as arguably the most prominent team seeking to cash in on the canine meme coin craze with the launch of its WOOFY token. But the YFI fans jumping in early may
Cryptocurrency traders awoke to an altcoin bonanza as a handful of meme tokens, along with some of the more established projects, staged double-digit rallies while Bitcoin (BTC) price slowly recovers to the $57,000 level. The biggest event generating conversations across the crypto sector and social media is the rise of dog-themed tokens inspired by the
The markets were mixed on May 11 as Bitcoin (BTC) recovered from Monday’s drop to $53,000 by bouncing to $56,862 but the digital asset is still finding resistance at the $57,000 level. Ether (ETH) also worked its way back above $4,100 but according to Cointelegraph analyst Marcel Pechman, the bullish sentiment for Ether seen in recent
Cryptocurrency investors in Hungary could be getting a major tax break very soon, as lawmakers seek to make the central European country more competitive in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. In a video that appeared on Facebook Tuesday, Finance minister Mihály Varga outlined his government’s stimulus program through 2022. As part of the post-Covid-19