Bitcoin whales are betting $40K isn’t the top as data hints bull run is only beginning

Bitcoin (BTC) whales clearly expect massive price rises in future as the number of wallets containing over 1,000 BTC ($35 million) hits an all-time high. Data from on-chain analytics resource Glassnode confirms that as of Jan. 20, there were in excess of 2,400 large-balance wallets. Whale wallets hit record highs In 2021 alone, 164 new […]

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Perpetual Protocol emerges as sixth-largest DEX after just one month

Perpetual Protocol, a DeFi project offering decentralized perpetual contracts using the layer-two Ethereum scaling solution xDai, has emerged as the sixth-largest DEX by weekly trade volume after operating for only one month. Based on data from Dune Analytics shared by Perpetual Protocol, the DEX’s weekly trade volume of more than $299 million would rank the […]

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Thailand stock exchange to open digital asset trading… without crypto?

The Stock Exchange of Thailand, or SET, is planning to launch a digital asset trading platform in the second half of 2021, but it will not include cryptocurrencies. The headline in The Bangkok Post “Digital asset trade imminent” appears at first glance to be bullish for the industry in the region but the report notes […]

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Ford, BMW back blockchain ‘birth certificates’ to combat used car fraud

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative, or MOBI, a non-profit consortium of the world’s top vehicle manufacturers including Ford and BMW, has launched an initiative to combat fraud in the secondhand markets with blockchain-powered “birth certificates.” The initiative will leverage blockchain to track the registration and maintenance history of vehicles using MOBI’s second vehicle identification standard, […]

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11 indicators that suggest Ether’s new ATH is just the beginning

With Ethereum inching its way into new all-time highs over the past 24 hours, a number of onlookers believe Ether could quickly surge through the $1,400 price range. Ethereum’s robust fundamentals are strengthening the conviction that Ether might sail past resistance in the mid-$1,400s, with many pointing to Ethereum’s ever-growing DeFi ecosystem as the force […]

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Bitcoin and altcoins correct after Yellen’s ‘illicit financing’ critique

On Tuesday, Ether (ETH) underwent a bullish breakout which propelled the price to a new all-time high at $1,428.  While the move may have been technical, the fundamentals for Etheruem continue to improve as less than one month after launch there is now $3.8 billion worth of ETH locked on the Eth2 blockchain. The rapid […]

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Biden’s Treasury Secretary nominee calls cryptocurrencies a ‘particular concern’ for AML

Janet Yellen, a former leader at the Federal Reserve and Joe Biden’s pick for Treasury Secretary, is still suspicious of crypto as a threat for illicit financing.  In a virtual hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee held today, Yellen faced questions on combating the financing of terrorism, or CFT, from Democratic Senator Maggie Hassan […]

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New timeline charts Bitcoin’s price alongside historical events of the past decade

Bitcoin (BTC) has travelled an eventful path since its creation in 2009. TradingView.com recently unveiled a BTC chart showing major events in the digital asset’s history, alongside the cryptocurrency’s ever-changing price. Released on Tuesday, the chart points out potentially significant events on Bitcoin’s price path, showing a “consolidated history of Bitcoin overlaid on the de […]

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