FTX, Bybit rise in web traffic despite overall traffic drop on CEXs

The ongoing cryptocurrency winter has triggered an overall decline in interest in centralized crypto exchanges (CEX), but some crypto trading platforms have seen a rise in website traffic. A few major global crypto exchanges, including Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX, have experienced a significant increase in web traffic despite the bear market of 2022, according to the […]

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Bitcoin core contributor urges maximalists to take a different route

There was once a time when Bitcoin (BTC) was the only crypto project that was not a scam, and advocating for only BTC made perfect sense. However, according to a Bitcoin Core contributor, this has not been true for a while, as he urged the community to drop the us-versus-them culture.  In a Twitter thread, […]

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Coinmama review

Coinmama was founded in 2013 and later acquired by Wellfield Technologies Inc. Company, a company that provides regulated financial and open public blockchain services, in March 2022 for $3 million. Coinmama is headquartered in Dublin Ireland while Wellfield Technologies is a Canadian company. In a nutshell, Coinmama simplifies the way people buy cryptocurrencies using fiat […]

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Layer-2 scaling will make crypto payments ‘make sense’ again — KBW 2022

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has argued that crypto payments will once again “make sense” as transaction costs will soon fall to fractions of a cent due to layer-2 rollups. The Cointelegraph team currently on the ground at Korea Blockchain Week (KBW) quoted Buterin as stating that the final hurdle to getting transactions down to fractions of […]

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60 million NFTs could be minted in a single transaction: StarkWare founder

Zero-knowledge (ZK) rollup tech company StarkWare founder Eli Ben-Sasson says its new Recursive validity proofs could theoretically roll up as many as 60 million transactions into one on the Ethereum blockchain. The zkSTARK co-inventor made the comments to Cointelegraph during ETH Seoul on Aug. 7 after announcing the start of production of StarkWare’s new Recursive […]

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Bitcoin Hovers Over $23K in Weekend Trading; an Edgy Environment at Seoul’s Blockchain Megaweek

Ether, the second largest crypto by market cap, was recently trading hands at approximately $1,700, up roughly a percentage point and about where it stood when the weekend began. Other major cryptos were mixed with Theta and ATOM rising over 7% and 6%, respectively at one point, but FIL dropping more than 5%.

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How Bitcoin whales make a splash in markets and move prices

Deriving their names from the size of the massive mammals swimming around the earth’s oceans, cryptocurrency whales refer to individuals or entities that hold large amounts of cryptocurrency.  In the case of Bitcoin (BTC), someone can be considered a whale if they hold over 1,000 BTC, and there are less than 2,500 of them out […]

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6 Questions for Tongtong Bee of Panony – Cointelegraph Magazine

We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes!   This week, our 6 Questions go to Tongtong Bee, co-founder of Panony — an incubator, investor and adviser for blockchain and Web3 business. I’m Tongtong […]

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