Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC) climbed by over $2,000 on Dec. 15 as markets quickly reacted to news that the United States Federal Reserve would raise interest rates and curtail its bond-buying program starting in 2022. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView “Kind of what we were thinking” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting
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Just recently, NFT collector CryptoNovo was posing for hundreds of photos, taking meetings with top tech companies and attending scores of invitation-only parties across New York City. Today, the former-schoolteacher-turned-Metaverse-mascot is raking leaves in his suburban Illinois front yard. “Dude,” Novo remarks excitedly as he works, “That just happened.” That would be NFT.NYC, the early
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Crypto trading platform AscendEX suffered a loss of $77.7 million in a hot wallet compromise that allowed hackers to access and transfer tokens hosted over the Ethereum (ETH), Binance Smart Chain (BSC) and Polygon (POLY) blockchains. Soon after realization, AscendEX proactively warned its users about the stolen funds, confirming that the hackers were not able
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On Friday, Assembly, a decentralized layer one smart contract network built within the IOTA ecosystem, announced it had raised $100 million from private investors, including LD Capital, HyperChain Capital assembly, and Huobi Ventures. The project stated that the funds will be used to accelerate the development of decentralized finance protocols, nonfungible tokens, and play-to-earn crypto
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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.   Bad news for Evergrande Even after all the regulatory crackdowns, China isn’t letting 2021 slip away without a few more blows to the
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Join Cointelegraph host and analyst Benton Yaun alongside resident market experts Jordan Finneseth and Marcel Pechman as they break down the latest news in the markets this week. Here’s what to expect in this week’s markets news breakdown:  After the market news update, the hosts chat with special guest Ran Neuner, co-founder and CEO of Onchain
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This “Crypto City” guide looks at Austin’s crypto culture, the city’s most notable projects and people, its financial infrastructure, which retailers accept crypto and where you can find blockchain education courses — and there are even the juicy details of a famous controversy. Everything is bigger in Texas, including its enthusiasm for crypto. Fast facts
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Cross-chain asset transfer has been around for several years. The concept developed almost as soon as multiple blockchains were developed and began to gain adoption. In its initial application, the transfers focused on swaps between the chain’s native assets and tokens, which led later to several decentralized exchanges. While exchange of assets has its utility,
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As Robinhood struggles with its declining share price, could ramping up its cryptocurrency offerings help boost the company’s outlook? Robinhood is a financial services company that also acts as a retail trading platform for ordinary users. It’s known for meme stocks and currently offers seven cryptocurrencies for trading. Since Aug. 4, Robinhood (HOOD) has fallen
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Volatility reared its ugly head for a second day after growing fear of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant and the Federal Reserve’s admission that an earlier-than-expected adjustment to its bond-buying program continues to impact global stock markets. The impact of these concerns appears to have impacted Bitcoin price and this morning, the digital asset retreated
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