Mike Alfred, co-founder and CEO of data analytics outfit Digital Assets Data, recently pointed toward miners as a potential catalyst for recent Bitcoin (BTC) price activity. “It is tough to say definitively, but it appears as though the miners' actions are having a direct, immediate impact on price,” Alfred...
Estonian exchange, CoinMetro, has chosen to make their crypto sentiment analysis tool available to common users. This is the same tool that is used professionally by crypto hedge funds.Although the tool appears rather simplistic, CoinMetro CEO Kevin Murcko told Cointelegraph that the key here is that regular traders...
Jeff Bezos, CEO of online shopping giant Amazon, recently tapped record wealth levels, holding more personal wealth than all the speculative capital currently invested in crypto's largest asset — Bitcoin (BTC). “Amazon stock shares surged 4.4% to a record $2,878.70 Wednesday, boosting the founder’s world-leading fortune to $171.6 billion,”...
Per a July 2 announcement, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) are opening up virtual hours for industry players looking to discuss innovation and new technologies in banking. More venues for crypto to meet with regulatorsThe new meetings will...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVjXct9Z45Y]In our latest crypto market show live, popular traders and youtubers Benjamin Coates and Tyler D. Coates will be discussing long-term trading strategies and how to take profit from major trends in the crypto market. The crypto market has been trading sideways for a few weeks, which means...
New research shows certain wallets are vulnerable to a quasi double-spending attack, a federal appeals court effectively said blockchain data is not protected under the Fourth Amendment and more. Here’s the story: You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most pivotal stories in blockchain and crypto news, and...
The Bank of Lithuania, or BoL, will launch a pre-sale of its CBDC, dubbed LBCOIN, on July 9, a representative for the central bank told Cointelegraph. The coin itself will be issued and sold on July 23.While LBCOIN is technically a CBDC based on the NEM blockchain and...
Bitcoin (BTC), in fact, crushed stock markets during the Covid-19 recovery with equity “growth” simply down to inflation, fresh data argues.Charts showing stocks denominated in gold and Bitcoin in 2020 show that far from having their best quarter in ten years, markets had no “recovery” at all.“It’s all...
After weeks of uninspired price action, Bitcoin hit new yearly records today on a variety of metrics: new addresses, active addresses, hourly transaction count and hourly spent outputs.Glassnode CTO Rafael Schultze-Kraft posted on twitter listing the achievements:Quite the on-chain activity on #Bitcoin today –Hourly New Addresses: 2-year highHourly...
The payments feature of the popular messaging platform WhatsApp remains suspended in Brazil, despite local regulators easing restrictions placed on its owner, Facebook.On June 24, Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense, known locally by its Portuguese acronym ‘CADE’ suspended an agreement between Facebook and Brazilian payment firm Cielo...