donation

30

Apr

US crypto adoption remains high despite global inflation fears

New DappRadar report provides wide-ranging insights into the performance of the crypto and Web3 space throughout Q1 of 2022. A quantitative analytics report published by DappRadar has unveiled a number of revelatory behavioral market indicators for the global adoption of digital assets. The blockchain data portrays a positive sentiment for the Web3 and metaverse sectors, especially in[…]

BTC Chart

29

Apr

Bitcoin set for volatile monthly close after BTC price ‘checks all boxes’ for major move

Where Bitcoin price action is going next involves a potent cocktail of whales, moving averages and macro triggers, Material Indicators says. Bitcoin (BTC) has reentered its most significant lifelong consolidation zone but could still crash to a “macro bottom,” new research warns. In a Twitter thread on April 27, on-chain analytics platform Material Indicators shone a light on the[…]

eth2

29

Apr

Ethereum strives to migrate into a brighter future – Report

Can Ethereum’s rebrand from Eth2 help manage the high expectations, and what can be expected from the Migration? TechynoWorld Research unveils its report. Ethereum 2.0 has been a highly anticipated development in the crypto industry. A recent TechynoWorld research report asks if Ethereum is still on track to defend its crown as the prime network backing the[…]

bitcoin atm

28

Apr

Bitcoin ATM installed in Mexico’s Senate Building

Senator and outspoken crypto proponent Indira Kempis shared her excitement at the development on Twitter, stating that “for freedom, inclusion and financial education in Mexico.” Mexico’s Senate building now houses the country’s 14th Bitcoin (BTC) ATM, a sign of the country’s increasing interest in Bitcoin. The ATM was installed on Tuesday with the support of several legislators,[…]

metaverse

28

Apr

PSA to crypto world: Lock in some gains before going Metaverse

No doubt, the Metaverse is important, but in the real world, DeFi makes a genuine difference by changing the traditional financial system. In his monthly crypto tech column, Israeli serial entrepreneur Ariel Shapira covers emerging technologies within the crypto, decentralized finance (DeFi) and blockchain space, as well as their roles in shaping the economy of the 21st[…]

lambo

27

Apr

Mechanic receives first payment in Bitcoin to fix Lamborghini

When a Lamborghini owner didn’t have cash on them to pay for their repair job, they used Bitcoin to pay Kansas City welder JayFab. The Bitcoin meme “Wen Lambo” might be making a comeback. For JayFab, a Redditor who owns and operates a welding and fabrication company, it’s certainly the case. Working in Kansas City, Missouri, in the[…]

altcoins

27

Apr

Crypto gains trust as investment, but still lags behind other options – Bitstamp

Uncertainty over regulation remains a key barrier to crypto investing, according to Bitstamp. Global crypto exchange Bitstamp released its Crypto Pulse survey on Tuesday, concluding that both institutional and retail investors believe crypto will overtake traditional investment vehicles within a decade. Specifically, 80% of the institutional respondents and 54% of the retail investors answered the question in the affirmative.[…]

ethereum

27

Apr

Ethereum scaling solution Optimism upgrades governance structure

Optimism Foundation will launch a governance token called OP to govern protocol and network parameters, and incentivize adoption. The Optimism Foundation has unveiled a new governance structure and token as part of its ongoing efforts to bring scalability and cost efficiency to Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform.  The “Optimism Collective” was introduced Tuesday afternoon in a[…]

elon

26

Apr

Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44B — crypto industry reacts

The company’s board of directors unanimously approved the deal on Monday but added it was still “subject to the approval of Twitter stockholders.” In the hours and days before Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s purchase of social media giant Twitter, discussions on free speech were common among many online users both in and out of the crypto industry.[…]

metamask

26

Apr

How to store Bitcoin on MetaMask?

Only Wrapped Bitcoin (wBTC) can be stored on MetaMask as this wallet supports Ethereum-enabled distributed applications specifically. MetaMask is a well-known wallet for Ethereum-enabled distributed applications (dApps). But can MetaMask hold Bitcoin (BTC), which remains the largest cryptocurrency? For many crypto investors, Bitcoin is an important part of their portfolio. Besides being an investment asset, Bitcoin can also[…]

solana

26

Apr

Crypto lender Maple Finance expands support to Solana

After expanding beyond Ethereum to Solana, Maple Finance expects its Solana app to control $300 million worth of liquidity by the end of 2022. Crypto capital markets platform Maple Finance has expanded support to the Solana blockchain and has deployed a $45 million fund to spur ecosystem growth. Maple provides undercollateralized loans for institutional borrowers on Ethereum and[…]

shib

25

Apr

Getting Shibby with it: SHIB burning portal launches

Shiba Inu devs launched a portal that will burn more SHIB tokens than ever before and reward burners for doing so. Popular memecoin project Shiba Inu (SHIB) has launched a SHIB Burn Portal to decrease token supply and enable users to earn passive rewards while doing so. The Shiba Inu team stated on the portal website that[…]

buy

25

Apr

SkyBridge goes all in on crypto, betting on ‘tremendous growth’ ahead

“For us, we think the cryptocurrency markets represent tremendous growth,” said SkyBridge founder Anthony Scarramucci. SkyBridge Capital is working on pivoting the majority of its assets under management (AUM) to digital assets, as the sector represents “tremendous growth” for the firm. The hedge fund was founded by former United States politician Anthony Scaramucci in 2005 and first[…]

bitcoin atm

24

Apr

How to use a Bitcoin ATM

A crypto wallet and an accessible Bitcoin ATM are prerequisites for using Bitcoin teller machines. Things required to use a Bitcoin ATM There are a few things you’ll need to prepare before you can get started on using a Bitcoin ATM: A crypto wallet The first thing you’ll need before using a Bitcoin ATM is a crypto wallet. More[…]

ethereum

24

Apr

Why does Ethereum have an intrinsic value?

1. What is Ethereum? Ethereum is a decentralized, open-source blockchain and the first network to launch smart contract functionality. Ethereum was launched in July 2015, and in the span of a few years, it increased considerably in value due to its wide range of decentralized application (DApp) offerings. The explosive rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) have sealed its success as[…]

eu

24

Apr

Here is why Germany is ranked the most crypto-friendly country

The journey from crypto skepticism to enthusiasm: What allowed Germany to become the most attractive country for crypto investments? 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.[…]

binance

23

Apr

Binance recovers $5.8M in funds connected to Ronin bridge exploit

Unfortunately, a vast majority of the stolen funds still remain in the hands of the hacker. Via a Twitter post on Friday, Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, said that the cryptocurrency exchange recovered $5.8 million spread over 86 accounts in digital assets moved to the exchange by Lazarus Group. Last month, the North Korean cyber-criminal group allegedly stole 173,600 Ether[…]