By Jeff Benson With a fresh $1.3 billion valuation, CoinTracker has achieved unicorn status right before tax time.
By Liam J. Kelly, Scott Chipolina Recent reports indicate that the co-founder of Wonderland was also behind one of crypto’s most scandalous crypto exchanges QuadrigaCX.
By Andrew Asmakov Research firm Nansen found that total sales volume for NFTs hit $17 billion in 2021, while OpenSea briefly overtook Uniswap in terms of gas usage.
By Kevin Helms A bitcoin seller has been sentenced to one year and one day in jail for defrauding customers, according to a notice by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The man took money from customers but did not provide them with the agreed-upon bitcoin. Fraudulent Bitcoin Seller Going
By Jamie Redman Equities, crypto markets, and precious metals did well during the early morning trading sessions on Wednesday, just before the U.S. central bank wrapped up its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. While the Fed said in a statement that the benchmark interest rate would rise soon, the
By Lubomir Tassev The main utility company in Irkutsk is looking to collect almost $800,000 from owners of crypto farms that have allegedly caused a spike in electricity consumption in the Russian region. The supplier accuses the miners of burning cheap household electricity in what is, in fact, a business
By Eduardo Próspero For current information about the Chivo Wallet, you have to ask a Salvadoran. It was about time we brought another El Salvador native to “From The Ground.” The previous one, Darvin Otero, was a tech entrepreneur with skin in the game. This time, it’s a pseudonymous Reddit
By Terence Zimwara The leader of the Nigerian blockchain association, Senator Ihenyen, has implored the country’s lawmakers — currently pushing for the securities law to be revamped — to consider crafting laws that regulate the crypto industry. Proposed Law Does Not Expressly Mention Cryptocurrencies As Nigerian lawmakers debate a bill
By Bitcoinist As the NFT and Metaverse gaming space continues to make leaps and bounds in 2022, we are slowly witnessing the evolution of the gaming space – not only in terms of story, character and gameplay but also the underlying economies which form the financial foundations of a given
By Bitcoinist ADALend’s mission is to democratize the lending industry by using the Cardano blockchain to eliminate the traditional banking middlemen. This will be accomplished through the development of a platform that connects borrowers, and lenders in a decentralized manner. With the help of blockchain technology and IOHK’s research and
By Ana Grabundzija Iris by Dzydar © Cross The Ages Physical cards meet NFTs In recent years, the company behind the project acquired five studios–in Hungary, France, England, Japan, and Brazil, said Chlagou, who launched his first business for trading collectible cards at the age of 24. Amongst others, Chlagou,
By Julia Arvelaiz Bitcoin trading down to $36,892 after the Fed’s announcement | Source: President Vladimir Putin argued in favor of bitcoin mining citing the competitive advantages it brings for the country, thus opposing the crypto mining ban recently proposed by the Central Bank following the pressure from Russia’s Federal
By Kevin Helms Elon Musk’s electric car company, Tesla, did not sell any bitcoin in the fourth quarter, according to the company’s latest financial statement. Tesla is holding bitcoin worth $1.26 billion. The company still has not resumed accepting bitcoin payments but now accepts the meme cryptocurrency dogecoin (DOGE) for
By Kevin Helms Ripple has bought back shares from its Series C funding round, which raised the company’s valuation to $15 billion, according to CEO Brad Garlinghouse. He added that despite the lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the status of XRP cryptocurrency, Ripple had the
By Oluwapelumi Adejumo Rumors spreading on Twitter say that the world’s largest NFT marketplace, OpenSea, might be planning support for Solana-based NFTs soon. OpenSea website shows support for Solana NFTs Popular tech blogger, Jane Manchun Wong, released screenshots of OpenSea’s website showing Solana among the supported blockchains of Ethereum, Klatyn,
By Jason Nelson Superdao aims to make it easier for online communities to build and launch DAOs.
By Jeff Benson The lending protocol’s community demanded more visibility.
By Andrew Hayward The makers of the upcoming game plan to invest in and mentor up to 100 startups working to build the open metaverse.
By Best Owie The Nigerian eNaira was launched to much fanfare after delays had rocked the project. Upon launch, it made the West African nation one of the very first countries to issue its very own central bank digital currency (CBDC). Residents rushed to explore this new legal tender, at
By Ana Grabundzija Diving into the economics of Bitcoin with Cryptonites, some of the most prominent figures in the crypto space, including Michael Saylor, Erik Voorhees, Gordon Einstein, Rhian Lewis, and many more explain what makes this asset that is often called “digital gold”–superior to all other forms of money
By Laszlo Dobos 2022 crypto markets didn’t get off to a positive start as asset prices have fallen sharply since the new year, a decline that already began in November last year. Since all-time-highs, bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), the leading cryptocurrencies by market cap, are down 45 and 48.2
By Jamie Redman The digital currency asset manager Valkyrie has applied for an exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund plans invest at least 80% of its net assets into firms that derive at least 50% of their revenue from the bitcoin mining industry.