By Shaurya Malwa Decentralized oracle platform Chainlink unveiled its whitepaper 2.0 yesterday, making improvements and update to seven aspects of its network. Oracles are third-party tools that fetch data from outside to blockchain to within, as blockchains, by design, are immutable stores of data but cannot automatically verify the authenticityContinue Reading

By Terence Zimwara Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed that talks with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) regarding the regulation of cryptocurrencies are ongoing. The securities regulator also reiterated that due to a CBN directive that was issued on February 7, 2021, the crypto guidelines it issuedContinue Reading

By Patrick Murimi Kariuki Undoubtedly, the financial and cryptocurrency news will be approached from different angles following the Coinbase listing. However, the summary of the whole story has the following impacts on Bitcoin. As we’re all aware, Bitcoin is one of the points of interest for Coinbase. However, most governmentsContinue Reading

By Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel In the latest issue of Citibank’s Global Perspective and Solutions (Citi GPS) entitled Future of Money: Crypto, CBDCs and 21st Century Cash, the bank points its searchlight on MakerDAO (MKR) and the importance of decentralized finance (DeFi). Citibank is selling off its retail banking service inContinue Reading

By Benjamin Pirus Does that mean trading is more popular than social media now? Two trading apps have risen to the top of Apple’s App Store in recent days. Robinhood holds the number one position, with Coinbase in second, at time of publication on Friday. In third: popular social mediaContinue Reading

By Guest Post It is without a doubt that Bitcoin SV (BSV) is gaining ground when it comes to establishing itself as the token and technology of the future with its stable protocol, infinitely scalable blockchain and capacity for secure and low-cost microtransactions and big data. It is actually theContinue Reading

By Kevin Helms The Federal Reserve chairman believes that cryptocurrencies are “really vehicles for speculation” and “No one is using them for payments.” He then compared crypto to gold. His comments about cryptocurrency followed Coinbase’s direct listing on Nasdaq. Fed Chair Powell Thinks Crypto Is for Speculation Federal Reserve ChairmanContinue Reading

By Guest Post AscendEX, formerly BitMax, an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of the Julswap Token (JULD) under the pair USDT/JULD on Apr 16 at 1:00 p.m. UTC. JulSwap is a community-centric decentralized exchange that helps crypto projects raiseContinue Reading

By PR DESK GROW, a blockchain-based medicinal marijuana company becomes the new addition to the ‘Blockchain for the cannabis’ ecosystem. According to GROW’s whitepaper, the startup wants to merge cryptocurrency technology with medical cannabis to decentralize the traditional medicinal cannabis production and distribution process. By doing so, the startup hopesContinue Reading

By Greg Thomson Dogecoin’s price explosion coincided with the movement of a lot of coin across the blockchain, as $12 billion moved in a single day. Dogecoin’s (DOGE) dramatic surge up the market capitalization rankings coincided with the reawakening of DOGE whales, as the blockchain’s metrics surged to new heightsContinue Reading

By Marie Huillet Three exchange-traded funds offered by Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest added a total of 341,186 shares in Coinbase (COIN) worth a combined $110 million on April 15. Three exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, offered by Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest, including the flagship Ark Innovation ETF, all added further sharesContinue Reading

By Guest Author Mining is one of the best ways to earn cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin. This used to be easier, but the system is becoming more complicated with the use of ASICs and large electricity demands. With pool mining though, you can also earn BTC or any other cryptocurrency byContinue Reading

By Wayne Jones Recently, Novatti Group adopted RippleNet’s global payment network service, known as On-Demand Liquidity (ODL). Novatti Group can now leverage digital asset XRP, for instant cross-border payments, through the ODL service. Novatti Group’s Financial Prowess Through On-Demand Liquidity, RippleNet utilizes XRP, a digital asset, as a bridge betweenContinue Reading

By Helen Partz Apparently r/Wallstreetbets doesn’t “bow to cryptocurrencies.” r/Wallstreetbets, or WSB, a subreddit famous for organizing a pump for Dogecoin (DOGE) and the GameStop short squeeze, is enacting a crypto discussion ban after officially allowing the topic for a single day. Subreddit moderator u/bawse1 announced Thursday that WSB hasContinue Reading

By Shaurya Malwa Waves.tech, an ecosystem of next-generation technologies built on blockchain toolkit Waves, has concluded the highest sale of a non-fungible token (NFT) outside of Ethereum, it said in a release shared with CryptoSlate. https://t.co/e2SzIZnfY5 #NFT $waves — Sasha Ivanov (@sasha35625) April 15, 2021 NFT frenzy continues A WavesContinue Reading

By Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel Investing in cryptocurrencies always seems like a daunting task for users worldwide, more so when aiming to secure early-stage allocations in crypto startups. Stacker Ventures, a venture DAO, is transforming this narrative for the better, democratizing early-phase investments in emerging assets. Effective immediately, the DAO hasContinue Reading

By Helen Partz State regulators claim that Robinhood has targeted inexperienced investors. Massachusetts’ securities regulator is seeking to revoke the broker-dealer license of cryptocurrency-friendly stock trading app Robinhood in the state. William Galvin, the head of the state’s securities division, said in a new administrative complaint that Robinhood has “continuedContinue Reading

By Shaurya Malwa Chicago-based financier Rothschild Investment Corporation purchased over 265,302 shares of the Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE), marking its first-ever investment into ETH, the asset powering the world’s most-used blockchain. Rothschild Investment Corporationbought 265,302 shares of the Grayscale Ethereum Trust. Its holdings in the ETH trust are worth $4.75Continue Reading

By Erhan Kahraman Turkey’s central bank is also banning payment providers from offering fiat-to-crypto onramps for cryptocurrency exchanges. A new ban in Turkey will prohibit crypto holders from using their digital assets for payments, in addition to preventing payment providers from adding funds to their digital wallets at crypto exchanges.Continue Reading