Crypto stories without the hype
My favourites from the cryptouniverse in the past month.
How To Use Ledger Plus MetaMask – Guide To The Safest Crypto Setup — cryptoticker — 17 April 2021
"With currently 55 different cryptocurrencies listed on the platform and trading fees of 0.16% and 0.26% for buys and sells respectively. All in all, Kraken is recommended for almost everyone."
Bitcoin In Sports And What The Future Holds — 12 April 2021
Infosys Co-Founder Suggests Crypto Capital Inflow Can Solve India’s SME Financial Gap — 11 April 2021
HSBC Changes Crypto Policy, Now Bars Clients From Buying Stock of Companies That Hold Bitcoin — 10 April 2021
Several Cloud Storage Crypto Assets Are Set To Go Parabolic, Says Trader Elliot Wainman: FIL, SC and BTT — 9 April 2021
Crypto traders on Robinhood reach record 9.5 million in Q1 — 9 April 2021
US Court Orders Absent Defendant to Pay $572 Million After Running a Global Bitcoin Scam in 2017 — 28 March 2021
According to an official press release issued by the CFTC. The Court ordered Benjamin Reynolds, owner of Control-Finance LTD, to pay more than $572 million in compensation for his fraudulent activities regarding a Bitcoin scam.
Dogecoin [DOGE] Sheds 50% Gains Evoking Bubble Fears — crypto-economy.com— 17 April 2021
WEF Exec Makes A 'Dramatic' Bitcoin Warning Amid Coinbase-Fueled Bitcoin Price Mania — forbes — 17 April 2021
IOTA Price Analysis: Advances to Fresh Highs Amid Cryptomarket Declines — coinpedia — 17 April 2021
Altcoin Explorer: Avalanche (AVAX), Smart Contracts Done Right — btcmanager — 17 April 2021
Protocol upgrades and Google Cloud integration lift EOS price 245% in 2021 — cointelegraph — 17 April 2021
Energy Web: accelerating a low-carbon, customer-centric electricity system by enabling any energy asset owned by any customer to participate in any energy market. — altcoinbuzz — 17 April 2021
Bitcoin failed as a currency and is an open Ponzi scheme, Nassim Taleb says — finbold — 16 April 2021
Analyst Who Called Crypto Crash Says Five Altcoins Are Set To Outshine Bitcoin: ETH, LINK, SUSHI, COMP, LTC — dailyhodl — 15 April 2021
THORChain Climbs to Fresh All-Time Highs Amid Market Positivity — 14 April 2021
Cardano Has One Big Edge Over Other Cryptos, Says Coin Bureau — 12 April 2021
"One big edge that Cardano has over Polkadot, and most other cryptocurrencies, is the size and engagement of the Cardano community."
IOHK Completes Decentralization of Cardano Block Production — 12 April 2021
The Tenderbake testnet is a new algorithm adapted to handle an arbitrarily large number of validators.
BAT: the price of the token doubled in a month — 12 April 2021
It is likely that this fast and powerful rise in the price of BAT is linked to the launch of the Grayscale Basic Attention Token Trust, which is Grayscale’s fund that allows investors to invest in BAT by buying shares, not tokens.
Bitcoin's market cap surpasses 80% of Silver's — 11 April 2021
XRP Continues Gains Following 40% Gain on Saturday — 10 April 2021
Smart contract platform Avalanche integrates The Graph to expand querying and indexing — 9 April 2021
"Users can take advantage of faster transaction confirmation times and lower fees with the bridge."
Stellar crypto network hit by transaction stoppage, developers say issue is being investigated — 6 April 2021
After Solana, Tether Launches on Polkadot, Kusama — 6 April 2021
Cuba Adopts Cryptocurrency as Part of Communist Party Agenda — decrypt.co — 21 April 2021
The country has been exploring the idea since at least 2019. Now the government is making crypto officially part of its economic policy.
Turkey’s Ban on Using Crypto for Payments: A Blessing in Disguise? "encouraging" people living in Turkey to hold on to their crypto since they won't be able to use it for paying for goods and services — cryptoglobe — 16 April 2021
What Gary Gensler’s Confirmation As SEC Chair Means For Crypto — cfo — 16 April 2021
5 largest regulated US digital asset managers hold over $46B of crypto — cointelegraph — 12 April 2021
Elrond was launched from Binance in 2019 and started initially as an exchange. Many graduates from the University are part of its team.
Can crypto blockchain help bridge the financing gap for Fairtrade farmers? — genevasolutions — 12 April 2021
A Litecoin (LTC) ETP just launched in Switzerland — 6 April 2021
Bitcoin Bulls Back Free Speech Platform With $3.8 Million Investment in Locals.com, a dual content creation and broadcasting platform — cryptobriefing — 21 April 2021
WeWork adopts Tesla’s ploy to accept crypto payments — thecoinrepublic — 21 April 2021
The Elite Luxury Brands LVMH, Prada and Cartier formed an Unprecedented Collaboration to Develop Aura Blockchain Consortium — thecoinrepublic — 21 April 2021
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, a French multinational corporation, Prada S.p.A., an Italian luxury fashion house, and Cartier International SNC, a French luxury goods conglomerate, are joining forces. Aura is their one innovative solution to mutual challenges of "communicating information on authenticity, responsible sourcing, and sustainability in a secure, digital format".
Rothschild Investment Vehicle Doubles Down On Crypto, Invests In Kraken — cryptonews — 21 April 2021
Coinbase insiders dump nearly $5 billion in COIN stock shortly after listing — cointelegraph — 16 April 2021
Coinbase Stock Debuted 51% Higher Than $250 Reference Price — dcforecasts — 14 April 2021
Exodus Wallet raises almost $60M in crypto in regulated offering — cointelegraph — 14 April 2021
Crypto Giant Grayscale Adds $1 Billion in 24 Hours Amid Litecoin, Stellar Lumens and Zcash Buying Spree — 12 April 2021
Binance Introduces Tradable Stock Tokens: Kicks Off With Tesla — 12 April 2021
The company added Uniswap, Synthetix, Cardano, Uma, Bancor, Filecoin, Yearn Finance, Loopring, Orchid, Numeraire, and The Graph.