Amanda is the chief people officer at ConsenSys, a global community of developers, businesspeople, programmers, journalists, lawyers and others made to create and promote blockchain infrastructure and peer-to-peer applications. “My worst nightmare is to wake up in five years and realize the crypto industry has become just like the ‘old Wall Street’ — an exclusive
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 Yoni Assia, the co-founder and CEO of eToro. Yoni Assia is the co-founder and CEO of eToro, the
Bitcoin (BTC) delivered fresh retests of $60,000 support on Oct. 31 with a matter of hours left until the crucial monthly close. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Record monthly close hangs by a thread Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed lackluster price action on Sunday, with BTC/USD below the “worst case scenario”
The iconic Bitcoin (BTC) white paper celebrates thirteen years of financial disruption after being first published on Oct. 31, 2008, by an anonymous person or entity named Satoshi Nakamoto. The white paper, titled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, foresaw the need for a peer-to-peer online payment system that is self-governing, secure and limited in
A so-called meme cryptocurrency named after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is rising in value, namely by a whopping 3,780% in October. Dubbed Dogelon Mars (ELON), the cryptocurrency reached $0.00000233 Saturday—its highest level since May 13—after opening the month at $0.00000005 (data from Poloniex). The massive upside move pushed Dogelon Mars’ market cap from
You can’t predict the future, but you can learn from the past. And some crypto tokens are much (much) more predictable than others, when you analyze their historical trading patterns. In fact, five cryptocurrencies in particular have exhibited the kind of trading predictability that could give sharp-eyed crypto traders a huge advantage in the markets.
We have some great news coming out of the United States on the cryptocurrency industry this month with potentially more good news coming later this fall. On Oct. 6, Gary Gensler, head of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), confirmed during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing that the regulator will not ban
Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s 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 Bakkt shares skyrocket after partnering with Mastercard and Fiserv On
With $78 billion in remittances in 2020 from Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) combined, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is home to two of the top three remittance corridors in the world. The region is also undergoing a fast-moving shift to digital and boasts one of the world’s most progressive
Crypto and taxes may not be a match made in heaven, but taxes seem inevitable, and the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has made it clear it is going after people who don’t report. With IRS summonses to Coinbase, Kraken, Circle and Poloniex, plus other enforcement efforts, the IRS is on the hunt. The
Bitcoin (BTC) is still in a corrective phase but Ether (ETH) has attracted strong buying, which pushed it to a new all-time high on Oct. 29. The successful Altair Beacon chain upgrade seems to have boosted sentiment and it also paves way for the merge with the Ethereum mainnet and the change to proof-of-stake. Meanwhile,
Le Bistrot d’Eleonore et Maxence, a restaurant in Paris, France joins the growing list of mainstream businesses to add Shiba Inu (SHIB) as a payment method. The information came to light from a video shared by a local resident and crypto investor Natheno Davy, which showed that the restaurant’s main entrance sported two new “Shiba
The cryptocurrency market is in high spirits on Oct. 29 after bulls managed to lift the price of Bitcoin (BTC) back near the $63,000 support zone and Ether (ETH) has established a new all-time high at $4,460. ETH/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView Here’s what anlaysts are saying about the market now that Bitcoin is finding
I recently came across Marc Andreessen’s article from 2014 on Bitcoin (BTC). In many ways, it is visionary (no surprise). I have been in the industry for four years now, with most of my focus being on the social impact of blockchain. It is astonishing to me that in 2014, before there was any institutional
Bitcoin (BTC) preserved $61,000 into the weekend after “aggressive” buying on Coinbase sparked multi-day highs. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Coinbase BTC buyers step up Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD cooling overnight after briefly challenging $63,000. Friday saw strong performance after U.S. traditional markets opened, helping lift Bitcoin to
The world of decentralized gaming has seen significant growth in 2021 as the rise of play-to-earn (P2E) gaming merged with NFTs to open the first pathway to the Metaverse. Aavegotchi is currently making inroads in the blockchain-based gaming sector with a somewhat novel approach that incorporates features from P2E gaming, NFTs and decentralized finance (DeFi).