Beijing Comes for Its Tech Giants

China Introduces Smart City Beijing’s crackdown on Alibaba (-0.17%) is worrying investors that it is part of a wider dragnet to bring Chinese tech companies to heel Sharp pullback in Chinese tech stocks is excessive as their long term prospects still strong, Beijing may want to exert its authority over its tech herd but is unlikely to […]

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Total Value Locked in DeFi Smart Contracts Stays Above $60B Despite Ongoing Market Dump

Amid the ongoing dip in the broader cryptocurrency market, the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem is wielding a major resilience as the combined Total Value Locked (TVL) on major smart contracts stays above the $60 billion all-time high (ATH) level.  According to data from DeFiPulse, a decentralized finance market aggregator, the TVL in dollar terms have […]

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P2P Bitcoin Traders in Nigeria Think Outside the Box in the Wake of CBN Restrictions

After the Central Bank of Nigeria issued a directive targeting the country’s cryptocurrency industry, bitcoin and altcoin trade volumes on centralized exchanges immediately plunged. Nevertheless, the new regulations seem to have succeeded in boosting crypto trade volumes on informal markets or on peer-to-peer trading platforms. Nigerian Crypto Traders Get Creative Still, the increasing trades on […]

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Sunday’s Crypto Price Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP)

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis Bitcoin collapsed by almost 15% from today’s $60,000 opening price, reaching as low as $51,540 (as of now). The cryptocurrency had set a new all-time high price earlier in the week at $64,895 but failed to produce a daily closing candle above significant resistance at $63,760. Together with the bearish divergence […]

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Bitcoin Hashrate Drops Over 45%, Xinjiang Grid Blackouts Blamed, BTC Price Slides 10%

Since April 15, the Bitcoin network hashrate has dropped more than 49% after touching an all-time high at 218 exahash per second. Regional reports noted that in China the Xinjiang grid is having blackouts and “safety inspections.” Reports Claim Blackouts in Xinjiang, China Have Pushed Bitcoin’s Hashrate Down 49% At the time of writing, the […]

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