This past weekend, Cryptocurrency coins experienced a downfall in prices after hitting all-time highs in the last couple of weeks. The market tanked early on Sunday morning, with Bitcoin taking the most extreme hit as it dropped $10K within a few hours. Dogecoin was the least affected crypto on the market, in comparison to others.
A former top regulator and acting head of the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, Brian Brooks has been appointed the CEO of crypto exchange Binance.us. Brooks will lead the exchange on May 1st and replace the company’s current lead, Catherine Coley. Binance has hired an individual with ties to Washington, as the company’s American trading
Congressman Kevin McCarthy has urged Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell not to ignore bitcoin like they have been trying to do. He believes it is the future, emphasizing, “I do not want America to fall behind” other countries. Government and the Fed Should Not Ignore Bitcoin GOP leader Kevin McCarthy
With Bitcoin prices skyrocketing, the crypto market is seeing an uptick in the finance sector bigger than ever before. Despite that, the reoccurring argument remains: “nobody uses the top cryptocurrency for actual transactions.” Although this claim has existed for a long time, there has been a shift in daily transaction volume, and it is nearing
The moderators of the famous Reddit forum Wallstreetbets, known for putting Gamestop (GME) stock prices on the map as a worldwide trending topic, lifted a ban on all discussions related to bitcoin, ethereum, and dogecoin. However, the decision has been reversed after a recently published Bloomberg article. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Were Allowed to Discuss for
PayPal’s president and CEO, Dan Shulman, confirmed that cryptocurrency will be introduced shortly at the checkout service for online transactions, which will also waive transaction fees for purchases made with crypto. PayPal, the well-known online payment and transaction service, is the latest to start accepting the digital currency as a medium of exchange at its
press release PRESS RELEASE. BENQI, a liquidity market operating on the Avalanche network, has completed a private funding round. A total of $6 million was raised in a round led by Ascensive Assets. A number of leading investors on blockchain and the emerging Avalanche ecosystem also participated. These include Mechanism Capital, Dragonfly Capital, Arrington XRP
press release PRESS RELEASE. Jorge de los Santos is the man behind Euler.Tools, a platform that wants to change how people analyze the blockchain industry by providing an all-encompassing view of crypto paired with an easy to use interface. Similar to the legendary mathematician and project’s namesake Leonard Euler, who founded graph theory and solved
In the SEC v. Ripple case, the court has denied the request by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for personal financial records of Ripple’s executives that are not connected to XRP. The court says that it “is not convinced” that personal banking records would show the violations as claimed by the SEC. Another
The idea of the Argentinean central bank asking local banks for information on customers who deal with cryptocurrencies is generating controversy in the local industry. A new chapter in this story has been written, as a local lawyer has filed a class-action complaint before a national court to overturn such a ruling. Argentinean Central Bank
Playboy the American men’s lifestyle and entertainment magazine created by Hugh Hefner is joining the non-fungible token (NFT) craze. While the company used to mint Playboy collectible keys for fans to gain access to the mansion, Playboy now plans to offer collectibles in the cryptographic form. Playboy’s Chief Brand Officer: NFTs Present ‘an Enormous Business
press release PRESS RELEASE. Launched on the 1st of July 2020, Torum is a social media platform specially designed for cryptocurrency users. Symbolizing the nature of the platform, the name Torum was born from the combination of “Tokenized” and “Forum”. The platform strives to connect worldwide cryptocurrency users to form a one-stop crypto ecosystem of
The billionaire investor and television personality, Mark Cuban recently did an interview on the recent episode of a podcast and discussed crypto assets at length. Cuban says his cryptocurrency portfolio is 60% bitcoin, 30% ethereum, and the rest is dedicated to smaller cap cryptos. Mark Cuban Shares His Crypto Portfolio Allocations Mark Cuban is a
The New Civil Liberties Alliance has objected to FinCEN’s proposed crypto wallet rule, calling it “unlawful.” In addition, the group says that the U.S. Treasury’s “planned ‘crackdown’ on cryptocurrency holders’ private wallets is an unconstitutional power grab.” FinCEN’s Proposed Crypto Wallet Rule Is Unlawful, Says NCLA The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA), a nonpartisan, nonprofit
The president of the American pro baseball team the Oakland Athletics (A’s) recently discussed the ballclub accepting bitcoin for full season suites on Bloomberg TV. A’s president Dave Kaval explained that the team will be holding the crypto asset it obtains from sales, rather than selling because they are “believers in it.” The Oakland Athletics
A popular Instagram personality has been charged in the U.S., accused of stealing bitcoins worth millions of dollars from his followers. He allegedly convinced the “victims to sell him their bitcoin at attractive, but inflated, values” but he never wired them the money for the coins sent to him. Instagram Influencer’s Bitcoin Scam The U.S.