Month: October 2021

Amanda is the chief people officer at ConsenSys, a global community of developers, businesspeople, programmers, journalists, lawyers and others made to create and promote blockchain infrastructure and peer-to-peer applications. “My worst nightmare is to wake up in five years and realize the crypto industry has become just like the ‘old Wall Street’ — an exclusive
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Bitcoin (BTC) delivered fresh retests of $60,000 support on Oct. 31 with a matter of hours left until the crucial monthly close. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Record monthly close hangs by a thread Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed lackluster price action on Sunday, with BTC/USD below the “worst case scenario”
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2021 has been the year of decentralized finance (defi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and meme tokens as well. During the first week of August, roughly 30 dogecoin-like crypto assets existed and today, there are now 45 tokens with the terms “dog,” “shiba,” and “inu” in their names. Many of these coins have seen astronomical gains this
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We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Yoni Assia, the co-founder and CEO of eToro. Yoni Assia is the co-founder and CEO of eToro, the
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The iconic Bitcoin (BTC) white paper celebrates thirteen years of financial disruption after being first published on Oct. 31, 2008, by an anonymous person or entity named Satoshi Nakamoto. The white paper, titled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, foresaw the need for a peer-to-peer online payment system that is self-governing, secure and limited in
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According to the latest Finder Cryptocurrency Adoption Index, in October 2021, Nigeria had the highest rate of cryptocurrency ownership globally, at 24.2%. Bitcoin Is the Most Popular Coin in Nigeria In addition to finding the West African nation as the country with the highest proportion of citizens that hold cryptocurrencies globally, the survey also discovered
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Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Bakkt shares skyrocket after partnering with Mastercard and Fiserv On
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Trading platform Robinhood has reported that 40% of its cryptocurrency transaction-based revenue was attributable to transactions in the meme cryptocurrency dogecoin in the third quarter. By comparison, dogecoin accounted for 62% of the company’s transaction-based revenue in the second quarter. Dogecoin Trading on Robinhood Robinhood Markets Inc. stated in its quarterly filing with the U.S.
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A so-called meme cryptocurrency named after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is rising in value, namely by a whopping 3,780% in October. Dubbed Dogelon Mars (ELON), the cryptocurrency reached $0.00000233 Saturday—its highest level since May 13—after opening the month at $0.00000005 (data from Poloniex). The massive upside move pushed Dogelon Mars’ market cap from
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The East Java branch of one of Indonesia’s largest Islamic organisations Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) has issued a Fatwa deeming the use of cryptocurrency ‘haram’, or forbidden, under Islamic law. A Fatwa is a nonbinding legal opinion on Islamic law, which is reached through a discussion called a bahtsul masail. Representatives from the Nahdlatul Ulama (PCNU)
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