Alt-right extremist groups and a handful of personalities linked to last week’s storming of the U.S. Capitol building received a bitcoin donation worth about $522,000 one month before the D.C. siege, according to crypto tracing firm Chainalysis.Chainalysis explained in a Thursday blog post that an unnamed French blogger...
Speaking at an online event hosted by Princeton University, the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve said, “We don’t feel an urge or need to be first,” on CDBCs. “Effectively,” Powell continued, “we already have a first-mover advantage because we’re the reserve currency.”Powell estimated it will take “years...
Bitcoin is booming again as crypto-bull Brian Brooks pushes through his “open access” banking rules before stepping down as the top U.S.  banking regulator.Top shelfGoing public?The Winklevoss twins are considering taking Gemini Trust, the cryptocurrency exchange and custodian founded in 2014, public, according to a Bloomberg interview. “We...
The recent alliance of pirate academic library Sci-Hub and a blockchain-based domain name system (DNS) was celebrated by the blockchain community. Now, it’s already over. Less than two days after registering its domain on Handshake, the distributed network for storing domain names, Sci-Hub founder Alexandra Elbakyan told CoinDesk...
Grayscale's popular bitcoin trust once again led the pack with over $200 million in inflows every week.
Bitcoin has rallied nearly 15% in the past 24 hours. Ether hits $1,200.
A UK IT engineer who mistakenly threw away a hard drive with around £210 million ($288 million) of bitcoin on it is applying to the local government to search wasteland for the device.
Announced Thursday, Fireblocks is partnering with staking infrastructure providers Staked and Blockdaemon to offer hosted proof-of-stake (PoS) services for Ethereum 2.0 and the popular Polkadot (DOT) and Tezos (XTZ) tokens.Fireblocks, which raised $30 million in funding in November last year, uses a technique called multi-party computation (MPC) that...
Bitcoin (BTC) was higher, pushing back toward $40,000 after a 9.9% surge on Wednesday, the biggest calendar-day gain in a month.  Such a powerful recovery after a steep sell-off earlier in the week has quickly reinvigorated trader spirits. “This bubble doesn’t look set to burst,” said Don Guo, CEO...
Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange and custodian founded by the Winklevoss brothers, has launched the Gemini Credit Card offering cryptocurrency rewards. Read more: Gemini Donates $50K to HRF to Help Fund Another Round of Bitcoin Developers in 2021