Riccardo Spagni, the former maintainer of the Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency, was arrested last month in Nashville, Tennessee on fraud charges tied to alleged offenses in South Africa between 2009 and 2011. Spagni was on board a private jet scheduled to fly to Los Cabos, Mexico when he was apprehended in Nashville during a scheduled refueling
Bitcoin’s (BTC) 43% rally from $29,482.61 on July 21 to $42,316.71 on July 30 has invigorated the bulls who had been sitting on the sideli. After the sharp rise, some analysts are debating whether Bitcoin could repeat its sharp bull run seen in 2013 and 2017. Vailshire Capital founder and CEO Jeff Ross highlighted that
Every trader aims to buy low and sell high, but only a few are able to muster the courage to go against the herd and purchase when the downtrend reverses direction. When prices are falling, the sentiment is negative and fear is at extreme levels, but it’s at times like these that the inverse head
Bitcoin (BTC) and most major altcoins seem to be faltering near their respective overhead resistance levels. This suggests that some investors are continuing to sell at higher levels. However, 21st Paradigm co-founder Dylan LeClair said that on-chain data shows “big transfer volumes from over-the-counter (OTC) desks over the last week.” Cointelegraph also recently highlighted a
The Cardano network is in the watershed phase of its network development and upgrades. The ongoing phase of the protocol’s roadmap is the Goguen phase, bringing smart contracts to the network. This is the third phase of the roadmap after Byron and Shelley. The Goguen phase was split into three stages, Allegra, Mary and Alonzo.
Last week, as Bitcoin resurged after briefly falling below $30,000, a good number of altcoins embarked on their own relief rallies. Telcoin (TEL) was among this large group of digital assets whose prices shot up on July 21. Unlike most of its peers, however, TEL’s upward trend remained alive for the entire week, leading to
Decentralized finance (DeFi) was one of the main factors that pushed the crypto market higher throughout 2021 and to date, platforms like Uniswap (UNI), SushiSwap (SUSHI) and Aave (AAVE) form the bedrock of the sector. Similar to altcoins, DeFi tokens took a severe beating as Bitcoin price corrected from its $65,800 all-time high, and data
Bitcoin (BTC) traded steady on July 27 after a surge above $40,000 resulted in higher levels broadly holding. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView All eyes on Bitcoin higher lows Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hovering near $37,000, around 8.8% below the peak of Monday’s gains. Its first trip above $40,000
Bitcoin (BTC) soared from $29,482.61 on July 21 to $40,000 today, its highest level since June 16. This sharp rebound shows a possible change in sentiment. The bulls received a boost on Sunday, following the news from an anonymous source within Amazon proclaiming that the company is planning to accept Bitcoin payments by the end
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Brothers Nicholas and Brendan Overstreet of the luxury fashion and accessories brand, Boysterous, join DKleine to talk about the recent launch of Boysterous NFTs on WAX. They discuss the ongoing NFT-blending event that gives participants the opportunity to hold, trade, and even redeem unique tokens in exchange for one-of-a-kind hand-made physical fashion products.
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On Crypto Twitter, a surge of attention directed at a coin often comes in response to dramatic price action. Quite naturally, rallying assets attract the attention of traders and take over Twitter conversations, which can also create positive feedback loops that further prop up the momentum. This is exactly what happened with some of the
Out of the many routes available to the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies, which includes decentralized finance (DeFi), layer-one protocols, nonfungible tokens and stablecoins, perhaps the simplest and most applicable path for the public at large is the ability to utilize cryptocurrency for everyday purchases with an integrated debit or credit card. 2021 has seen a
Ethereum (ETH) is currently the leader when it comes to smart contract capabilities and the sheer number of projects operating on its network, but the push to build products on Bitcoin (BTC) is gaining traction with advocates like Square CEO Jack Dorsey spearheading the effort to bring decentralized finance (DeFi) to the Bitcoin network. One