Category: Bitcoin

Bitcoin Held on Trading Platforms Continues to Drop Lower, Over 68% of the Total Held by 5 Exchanges

Bitcoin Held on Trading Platforms Continues to Drop Lower, Over 68% of the Total Held by 5 Exchanges

Amid the market carnage tied to Terra’s recent fallout, bitcoin sent to exchanges saw a brief spike on May 7, jumping more than 2% higher from 2.481 million to 2.532 million bitcoin. Despite the recent increase of bitcoin sent to trading platforms, the number of bitcoins on exchanges today remains lower than ever before. Bitcoin […]

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40K BTC Deposited to Exchanges Since May 11: but Here is the Good News

40K BTC Deposited to Exchanges Since May 11: but Here is the Good News

Last week’s rollercoaster continues to impact the cryptocurrency market in one or more ways, as IntoTheBlock data indicated that approximately 40,000 BTC had made their way into exchanges since May 11. While this has increased the selling pressure, there’s some good news since bitcoin actually managed to remain above $28,000, which was a pivotal mark. […]

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FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Thinks Bitcoin Has No Future as a Payments Network

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Thinks Bitcoin Has No Future as a Payments Network

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has given his take regarding the future of Bitcoin’s usage. Bankman-Fried stated he doesn’t believe that Bitcoin will work as a payments network, due to its limited capability for scaling to fulfill this task. However, he believes it might become “an asset, a commodity, and a […]

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Internet Service Company Cloudflare to Run Ethereum Validator Nodes as Part of Its Web3 Focus

Internet Service Company Cloudflare to Run Ethereum Validator Nodes as Part of Its Web3 Focus

Cloudflare, an internet services and DDoS protection company, has announced a new strategy regarding its Web3 experiments. The company revealed it will run Ethereum validator nodes as part of its commitment to help to scale the internet by using proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus technologies. This will ostensibly allow the company to access the energy efficiency and […]

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India’s Central Bank RBI Warns Crypto Could Lead to Dollarization of Economy

India’s Central Bank RBI Warns Crypto Could Lead to Dollarization of Economy

India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has expressed concerns that cryptocurrencies could lead to the dollarization of a part of the Indian economy. “It will seriously undermine the RBI’s capacity to determine monetary policy and regulate the monetary system of the country.” RBI’s Crypto Warnings and Dollarization of Economy The Reserve Bank […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Remains Above $2,000, While BTC Recaptures $30K Level

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Remains Above $2,000, While BTC Recaptures $30K Level

BTC moved away from Monday’s lows to surge above $30,000 on Tuesday, as crypto bulls pushed prices higher. ETH continues to trade above $2,000, with prices rising by as much as 4% during today’s trading session. Bitcoin Following a stint below $30,000 to start the week, BTC was trading above this level as bulls made […]

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Turkish Referee Flips Bitcoin at Istanbul Derby Kick-Off, Soccer Authority Launches Probe

Turkish Referee Flips Bitcoin at Istanbul Derby Kick-Off, Soccer Authority Launches Probe

A soccer referee’s decision to toss a bitcoin before the start of a recent match between Istanbul giants Beşiktaş and Fenerbahçe has sparked controversy in Turkey. The country’s football authority is trying to establish why a crypto coin was used for the ritual when that role should have been reserved for the Turkish lira. Bitcoin […]

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UK Affirms Commitment to Regulate Stablecoins Following Terra Meltdown

UK Affirms Commitment to Regulate Stablecoins Following Terra Meltdown

The British Treasury Department has affirmed its commitment to regulate stablecoins after the collapse of terrausd (UST) and terra (LUNA). “This will create the conditions for issuers and service providers to operate and grow in the U.K., whilst ensuring financial stability and high regulatory standards,” said an HM Treasury spokesperson. Regulation of Stablecoins in the […]

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Global Regulators Consider Launching a Joint Body to Coordinate Crypto Rules

Global Regulators Consider Launching a Joint Body to Coordinate Crypto Rules

Global market regulators are likely to launch a joint body within the next year to better coordinate cryptocurrency regulations, said a top executive of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). A Global Body to Coordinate Crypto Rules Top executives at the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) discussed cryptocurrency regulation this week. Members of […]

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US, UK, Canada, Australia, Netherlands Share Crypto Criminal Leads, Including a Potential $1B Ponzi Scheme

US, UK, Canada, Australia, Netherlands Share Crypto Criminal Leads, Including a Potential $1B Ponzi Scheme

Officials from the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, and the Netherlands have shared data and identified more than 50 crypto-related criminal leads, including one case that could be a $1 billion Ponzi scheme. Officials Share Data on Global Crypto Crime The heads of tax enforcement from the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) countries met […]

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