Robinhood’s Nasdaq debut ends with sputter, can Dogecoin (DOGE) save it?

Robinhood shares suffered a lackluster performance on Thursday, sinking dramatically in a market debut that indicated flat investor demand. By the end of the New York session, $HOOD closed 8.4% lower, having... Read more »

XRP volumes nearly doubled in Q2 2021, Ripple report shows

According to a Ripple market report, the average daily trading volume (ADV) of XRP has soared, almost doubling to $4.49 billion in the second quarter of the year, compared to the $2.26 billion recorded... Read more » report shows Shiba Inu (SHIB), Dogecoin (DOGE) users led altcoin surge in 2021

Crypto hopefuls piled on to trading arenas en masse in 2021, logging on to exchanges, cranking up the leverage, and trying to achieve the obscure dream of making millions of dollars from... Read more »

These NFT leaderboards reveal how DeFi players manage their portfolios

Analytics tool Nansen recently unveiled its non-fungible token (NFT) leaderboards and wallet profiler, a fun and comprehensive set of tools for examining top collectors’ behavior, while giving access to the best performing... Read more »

Why the crypto industry needs insurance tech

Your bags are gone. How do you alleviate that concern? With insurance. Unfortunately, DeFi users don’t have much choice when protecting their assets, and only an estimated $2 billion of DeFi’s $100... Read more »

El Salvador to officially adopt Bitcoin as legal tender on September 7

Payment processors that facilitate the immediate transfer of crypto into fiat currency and enable acceptance of Bitcoin (BTC) payments for e-commerce, point-of-sale, invoicing and remittance, have a finger on the pulse of... Read more »

Fintechs like PayPal are taking note of DeFi, says Uniswap

Uniswap’s growth lead, Ashleigh Schap, has hinted that the company has possible deals in the works with major trading and payments platforms including PayPal, E*Trade, and Robinhood. No official or formal partnerships,... Read more »

The story of non-custodial protocols

No private keys, no crypto. Individuals in the crypto domain often strive to be their own bank. There is good reason for them to do so, considering the gradual rise of surveillance... Read more »

These crypto analysts say Ethereum could reach $4,500 by 2022. Here’s why

Ethereum (ETH) could be worth $4,596 by the end of 2021, say analysts on the latest quarterly Ethereum Price Predictions Report from the personal finance comparison site, Finder’s global panel consists... Read more »

Roger Huang on how Bitcoin could one day be the world’s reserve currency

You’d think early entrants to the Bitcoin space were a faceless group of super coders armed with powerful mining rigs and algorithms that sought to accumulate as much of the asset as... Read more »

Bitcoin went to $58,000 the last time this price action happened. It’s back

Bitcoin closes seven consecutive daily green candles, putting it on track for the longest winning streak in 2021. The last time this happened was March 5, when the leading cryptocurrency rose from... Read more »

Morningstar analyst pegs Cardano (ADA) as one of the “big three” cryptocurrencies

Morningstar Portfolio Manager Amy Arnott said Cardano, along with Bitcoin and Ethereum, has the potential to form the “big three” of mainstream cryptocurrencies. She pointed out each has its pros and cons.... Read more »

Tesla reports Bitcoin-related ‘impairment’ of $23 million after BTC tumbled 40% in 2021

Tesla, a major electric car manufacturer led by Elon Musk, has reported a record operating income of $1.3 billion in the second quarter of 2021—which was “partially offset” by a “Bitcoin-related impairment... Read more »

After El Salvador warning, IMF says accepting Bitcoin as national currency is “a step too far”

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a warning that putting Bitcoin (BTC) or any other crypto on par with a national currency presents serious risks to macro-financial stability. In their official blog... Read more »

Goldman Sachs just launched a ‘DeFi’ fund…with zero DeFi coins

Expect Goldman to say one thing and do the other. A case in point is the influential US bank’s new ‘Innovate DeFi and Blockchain Equity ETF’ fund, which, despite its name, contains... Read more »

Gone are the 100x BitMEX days: FTX, Binance to restrict leverage to ’20x’

In a recent effort towards protecting their users from incurring more losses, two leading crypto exchanges, FTX and Binance have announced that their users will no longer have access to leverage their... Read more »

How blockchain, NFTs, and on-demand satellites are saving Africa’s wildlife

Satellite virtualization solutions firm Exodus Orbitals Inc. has announced its partnership with the Lady Rocket Foundation to apply satellite technology and NFTs to better protect African wildlife against poaching and climate change.... Read more »

Ripple transfers 60 million XRP even as US SEC lawsuit crawls on

To bolster its fair notice defence in a lawsuit filed by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), Ripple (XRP) claims two of their sitting Commissioners have spoken out about the lack of clarity... Read more »

Coinbase hit by securities class action following $86 bn NASDAQ listing

Coinbase Inc., together with certain Coinbase directors and officers as well as venture capital firms that benefited from the company’s April 2021 direct offering, faces a securities class action lawsuit. Going public... Read more »

The Apollo 11 Moon landing is getting recreated in the Decentraland metaverse

In celebration of the 52nd Anniversary of the Apollo 11’s historic lunar landing,  Banquet, Dapp Craft Studios, The Aldrin Family Foundation, and frequent NASA collaborator, Nick Graham, have joined forces to release... Read more »