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Bitcoin Fees Tap $60 per Transaction, Users Say Fees Restrict Adoption, Others ‘Embrace’ the BTC Fee Pump

On April 21, Bitcoin network fees touched an all-time high according to a number of transaction fee aggregators. The average bitcoin transaction fee is approximately $59.88 and the median fee is around $26.44 USD per transfer. Bitcoin Fees Climb Sky… Continue Reading →

Steve Wozniak’s EFFORCE (WOZX) Now Listed on Bitcoin.com Exchange and Opens Platform to the Public

PRESS RELEASE. Bitcoin.com Exchange is thrilled to announce the listing of WOZX, being available to trade on the 21st April 2021 at 10:00AM UTC. WOZX was created by the EFFORCE team, including Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak, as the energy savings… Continue Reading →

The Problem With Painting Blockchain With a Crypto Brush

Blockchain’s underlying decentralized ledger technology has many practical applications, yet, the value of the technology itself has in practice become secondary to token capitalization. Speculation in Coins and Tokens Routinely Overshadows Promising Developments and Initiatives As major governments and central… Continue Reading →

Another South African Company Reveals Plans to List a Crypto ETF on Local Stock Exchange

Fresh reports from South Africa suggest another local company, Sygnia, is set to apply to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to list a new cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF). This application will be the second time Sygnia has attempted to list… Continue Reading →

The Ternoa Blockchain (CAPS) Unveils SecretNFT, Its NFT Platform

The Ternoa Blockchain has just unveiled the alpha version of its SecretNFT Marketplace, a platform entirely dedicated to non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The platform, which uses Ternoa’s own CAPS token, comes with many features to promote its adoption among artists and… Continue Reading →

Crypto Fraud Reports in South Korea Surged Over 41% in 2020, Says Financial Watchdog

Although bitcoin prices plummeted over the weekend, the overall bull-run remains alive, as well as the crypto-related fraud cases in South Korea. The latest figures by the domestic financial watchdog show that such incidents are still on the rise. Police… Continue Reading →

Nigeria Money Printing Controvesy: CBN Governor’s Remarks Attacked, Government Denies It Financed Deficit via Money Printing

The fallout sparked by reports that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) printed over $150 million for states’ funding continued a few days after the allegations were initially made. In the latest twist, the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) vice-chairman… Continue Reading →

2 Cents per Kilowatt Hour: Bitfarms to Launch a 210 MW Bitcoin Mining Operation in Argentina

The Canadian publicly traded bitcoin mining company Bitfarms has announced a deal that will see the company developing a 210 megawatt (MW) mining farm in Argentina. Bitfarms says that the company was able to secure a low electricity rate at… Continue Reading →

Former Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks to Lead Binance’s US Trading Platform

A former top regulator and acting head of the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, Brian Brooks has been appointed the CEO of crypto exchange Binance.us. Brooks will lead the exchange on May 1st and replace the company’s current lead, Catherine… Continue Reading →

B2Broker Continues to Work Hard to Deliver a Full Suite of Technology and Liquidity Solutions

PRESS RELEASE. B2Broker is a technology and liquidity provider serving clients in the crypto and foreign exchange (FX) industry with over 165 employees worldwide. Since setting out in 2014, the company has secured some of the most well-known global clients… Continue Reading →

Communist Party of Cuba Suggests Including Cryptocurrencies as an Alternative to Deal With Economic Crisis

When a country faces a severe economic crisis or living in a long-lasting political turmoil, cryptocurrencies are often discussed as an alternative to deal with the tough times. Although cryptos are not an unfamiliar issue in Cuba, the Communist Party… Continue Reading →

Shapeshift Reveals Platform Supports Unwrapped Swaps via Thorchain With No KYC

Just recently, Shapeshift founder and CEO Erik Voorhees published a blog post about a new project called Thorchain, a protocol that allows for decentralized exchanges without wrapping or bridging technology commonly used today. Thorchain launched on April 13, 2021, and… Continue Reading →

Biden Administration Developing Cryptocurrency Regulation — Treasury to Provide Direction to SEC

The Biden administration is reportedly developing a regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency markets. The new chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, is waiting for direction from the Treasury to establish cryptocurrency regulation. New Crypto Regulation… Continue Reading →

Paypal’s Venmo Launches Crypto Trading for 70 Million Users to Buy and Sell Cryptocurrencies

Venmo has announced the rollout of its “crypto on Venmo” service, allowing over 70 million users to buy, sell, and hold four types of cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, using the popular Venmo app. Venmo’s new crypto service further shows Paypal’s commitment… Continue Reading →

Digital Money 2025: What You Could Spend, Where You Could Invest, and How You Could Borrow?

Cryptocurrencies have been on an incredible trajectory over the past 12 months, with the total market capitalization growing from $198 billion in April 2020 to more than $2 trillion today. This meteoric rise is coupled with increasing adoption from consumers… Continue Reading →

South African Crypto Platform Revix Raises $4.1 Million

The South African cryptocurrency investment platform, Revix, has reportedly raised about $4.1 million from its latest capital raise round. According to the firm, part of the raised capital will be used “to launch Revix’s mobile application, a variety of Fourth… Continue Reading →

Ukrainian Parliament Passes Bill That Criminalizes People Who Don’t Reveal Crypto Holdings

The Ukrainian parliament is enforcing its tough stance against people who don’t disclose their cryptocurrency holdings on the tax fillings. The measure comes in the wake of a recent publication that showed alleged mistakes in declarations from public servants. Offenders… Continue Reading →

Oracle Service API3 Partners With the Open Banking Project, Plans to Connect 400 Banking APIs to Blockchain

On Monday, the oracle provider API3 announced a ten-year partnership with the Open Bank Project in order to connect more than 400 banking APIs to blockchain smart contracts using API3’s Airnode. The collaboration between API3 and the Open Bank Project… Continue Reading →

Morgan Stanley Says Central Bank Digital Currencies Not a Threat to Cryptocurrencies

Major investment bank Morgan Stanley believes that central bank digital currencies are not a threat to the existence of cryptocurrencies. The bank believes that both types of digital currencies can coexist because they serve different purposes and have different appeals…. Continue Reading →

Federal Reserve Bank President Says Bitcoin Is Clearly a Store of Value

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president says bitcoin is clearly “a store of value.” Emphasizing the differences between cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, and central bank digital currencies, he said the latter “won’t necessarily be a store of value.” Fed Bank… Continue Reading →

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