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NFT: reality, or hype?

All About NFTs If you keep up with blockchain and the wider tech industry then you’ve likely heard the term ‘NFT’ being thrown around these days. Every other day, there is some headline about an NFT being sold for a large amount of money and about the impact of NFTs...

Review of the HardFork of Ethereum

The cryptocurrency industry is constantly changing and this is particularly true of the blockchains behind top tokens like bitcoin and ether. Bitcoin, for example, has seen several hard forks that have led to the creation of bitcoin cash and bitcoin SV. Now that the...

Iranian Government Seizes Crypto Mining Equipment

The Iranian government has historically had a complicated relationship with cryptocurrency. A few years ago, the government threatened that crypto miners would be cut off entirely from the national grid after it was found out that several miners were tapping into the...
Ethereum Soars to New All-time High

Ethereum Soars to New All-time High

Ethereum fans have had reason to celebrate over the last week as the popular altcoin has soared to a new all-time price high. As of May 6, 2021, the all-time price of Ethereum is almost $3,500 which represents an increase of around 300% since the beginning of 2021,...

PayPal Launches Crypto Checkout Service

PayPal Launches Crypto Checkout Service

Few payment processors in the world hold quite as much power as PayPal. The company boasts of over 330 million users as well as around 29 million merchants that make use of their services. This is why when last year PayPal announced that it would be allowing for...

Bitcoin: what’s next?

Bitcoin: what’s next?

While institutional are investing in the crypto market, Bitcoin is becoming increasingly popular. As proof: the first three weeks of this year 2021 saw the volumes of King BTC double in comparison to the same volumes in 2019 and 2020. Everybody is working on it:...

Digital Yen Not Coming For a Few Years

Digital Yen Not Coming For a Few Years

Few things are as indicative of the progress that cryptocurrency has made on the world stage as the increased attention being paid to Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). China is currently rolling out its digital yuan, France is testing the digital euro and the...

More Details Emerge on the Digital Yuan

More Details Emerge on the Digital Yuan

There are few projects in the cryptocurrency space more ambitious or anticipated than the digital yuan which is in development by China. The digital yuan will be the crypto-equivalent of the existing yuan fiat currency and was confirmed by the country over a year ago....

Bitcoin Can Now be Used to Obtain US Passports

Bitcoin Can Now be Used to Obtain US Passports

One of the very important steps to securing widespread cryptocurrency acceptance is the use of cryptocurrency for common purchases. A number of mainstream companies such as AT&T and certain food chains have taken the leap to accept cryptocurrency as payment and...

Vietnam to Record Education Certificates on Blockchain

Vietnam to Record Education Certificates on Blockchain

Blockchain is best known to many in the world thanks to cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether. Decentralized technology has allowed for the creation of digital currencies that are actively challenging the current financial landscape. However, there are other...

PayPal Causing Bitcoin Shortage, Says Pantera Capital 

PayPal Causing Bitcoin Shortage, Says Pantera Capital 

The year 2020 has had many important announcements for the cryptocurrency industry but few were as important as PayPal finally allowing for cryptocurrency transactions on their platform. This was significant because PayPal is one of the biggest fintech platforms in...

Morgan Creek Capital and Exos Attempt Bitcoin ETF

Morgan Creek Capital and Exos Attempt Bitcoin ETF

There are many goals that are being collectively pursued within the cryptocurrency industry. These include the facilitating of cryptocurrency transactions on mainstream platforms, the passing of crypto-related laws, and, of course, the approval of a Bitcoin Exchange...

Exit Scams and Regulations Have Changed the Darknet Landscape

Exit Scams and Regulations Have Changed the Darknet Landscape

Even those who are not overly familiar with the cryptocurrency industry have likely heard of the darknet, as it has been immortalized in popular culture and internet discourse. The darknet is a section of the internet unreachable by traditional browsers and is ensures...

Bahamas Launches Crypto ‘Sand Dollar’

Bahamas Launches Crypto ‘Sand Dollar’

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are widely considered the next step in the progress of cryptocurrencies and their adoption on a wide scale. Several countries including China, Canada, and the British Virgin Islands are in various stages of development of their...

Bitcoin Whales’ Count Touches All-time High

Bitcoin Whales’ Count Touches All-time High

The recent developments in the crypto market have been interesting in many ways. With the Bitcoin price soaring, it seems that the whales are playing a crucial role. The number of Bitcoin whales has reached an all-time high. It shows that the cryptocurrency is...

Bitcoin Growing- Market Cap Bigger Than Bank of America

Bitcoin Growing- Market Cap Bigger Than Bank of America

Bitcoin seems to be climbing higher and higher as it touched $12,470, crossing the resistance at $12,000 with ease. With an increase in first-time investors, Bitcoin’s market capitalization crossed Bank of America’s valuation at a little over $226 billion and is...

MicroStrategy Invests $250M on Bitcoin

MicroStrategy Invests $250M on Bitcoin

MicroStrategy is a Nasdaq-listed software firm and the world’s largest independent business intelligence company with a net worth over $1.2 billion. The company has announced that it has added 21,454 bitcoins to its treasury on 11th August 2020. The company shared a...

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