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El Salvador's Bitcoin Move Is Causing Uneasiness

El Salvador's daring Bitcoin experiment does not sit well with financial institutions, Bank of England’s Governor expresses concerns

Report Reveals Solana is Greener Than Google

A report from Solana Labs shows that a transaction on the Solana blockchain takes even less energy than 2 mere Google searches.

First Bitcoin Backed Bonds Coming From El Salvador Along With Bitcoin City

In a watershed moment for Bitcoin, El Salvador will fund the Bitcoin City initially using Bitcoin bonds on the Liquid Network.

Brazil’s Central Bank President Sets Sights on CBDC for 2022

In addition to the launch of the CBDC in 2022, it was revealed that the central bank is also working on a bill to regulate cryptocurrencies as an investment vehicle.

Sky Mavis Cracks Down On Axie Infinity Violators

About 24,000 Axies across approximately 10,000 Ronin accounts were identified violating the terms of service and got banned in the latest ban wave done by the Sky Mavis team.

MetaMask Gets 21 Million Monthly Users as Parent Consensys Celebrates $3 Billion Valuation

Twenty-one million people now use MetaMask on a monthly basis, and in crypto, 21 million is a special number.

SEC Acts Against Terraform Labs Regarding Mirror Protocol

Mirror Protocol's 'mAssets', a synthetic asset protocol does not sit well with the SEC as the regulatory body commences an action

Ledger Live and MetaMask Work Together In Browser Once Again

Ledger and Metamask are back together again! The browser add-on now works without needing the bridge.

Morgan Stanley Sees Massive Investment Potential in the Metaverse Theme

The metaverse theme continues to capture the interest of institutions and investors and is the current buzzword

Bitcoin Completes Taproot Soft Fork Upgrade

The Taproot upgrade brings features to the network that helps data and transactional efficiency in addition to improvements in privacy.

Goldman Sachs Calls Gold the Poor Man's Crypto

Goldman Sachs sees superior value in crypto as inflation fears drive droves of investors into gold and crypto

How to Bridge Cryptocurrencies Across DeFi Networks Using AllBridge

The importance of bridges continues to grow. Here’s a simple guide on how to use the Allbridge platform.

SEC of United States Rejects VanEck Spot Bitcoin ETF Proposal

After approving two Futures based Bitcoin ETFs in October, the SEC disapproves of VanEck’s Spot ETF several months after the initial filing.

Mastercard Forges Partnership In Asia for Bitcoin Payment Cards

Deck: Mastercard finds regional partners in Asia to introduce crypto payment cards as its survey on consumers reveals such a need.

VeVe Celebrates Disney Plus with Golden Moments NFT Drop

First-ever NFTs by Pixar dropped, as mass adoption draws ever closer.

Axie Infinity Opens Season 19 of the Axie Arena

The rewards pool for the current season has been updated to 3000 AXS, valued at around $400,000. Ready for season 19!

Discord CEO Teases App Integration With Ethereum

Citron’s hint came in response to a famous writer who suggested that Discord embrace Web 3 network.

Will MetaMask Launch a $MASK Token?

Joe Lubin, the founder of ConsenSys, has teased that MetaMask could be set to launch its own token.

Crypto Market Cap Surpasses $3 Trillion as ETH Reaches Record High

The altcoin rally over the past 2 weeks has led the total market cap of the cryptocurrency markets to rise quickly to surpass $3 trillion for the first time.

Again, Bitcoin and Ethereum Hit New All-Time Highs

Bitcoin and Ethereum smashed their previous all-time highs today, leading the crypto market capitalization past the $3 trillion mark.

Mythical Games Receives Funding from FTX, Binance, Michael Jordan, and More

The funds will accelerate the platform’s development in the GameFi industry, as it looks to create a gaming ecosystem filled with the best Play-to-Earn NFT games.

NYC Mayor to Take Salary in Bitcoin, Want Crypto-Friendly City

Politicians are giving Bitcoin the vote of confidence as New York’s mayor-elect, Eric Adams agrees to take his first three paychecks in Bitcoin, following the footsteps of Miami’s mayor, Francis Suarez

DeFi Heroes: Chainlink Secures Over $75 Billion

The total value secured places the oracle solutions provider as the number one on-chain data provider in the decentralized finance industry.

US President Biden's Working Group Bullish On Stablecoins

Biden’s Working Group on Financial Market maintains a bullish outlook on stablecoins but proposes to impose bank-like regulations.

Another All-Time High From ETH During UP-Only Season

The ETH token led the altcoin rally to hit a fresh all-time high on Nov. 2, tokens like XRP, SOL, and DOT follow in suit as well.

Australian Securities Regulator Issues Crypto ETF Guidelines

ASIC shows openness by issuing a guideline for crypto ETPs and acknowledging regulatory limitations.

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Makes An Elaborate Post on "Crypto Cities"

Buterin explored the concept in detail, along with providing updates on any ongoing developments in the space.

Crypto Apps Top Downloads Across Mobile App Stores in the United States

As Matt Damon becomes Crypto.com’s brand ambassador, the exchange’s smartphone application reached number 1 on the Google Play Store.

Ubisoft Announces Plan to Develop Blockchain Gaming

The traditional gaming giant has already been taking key steps behind the scene to position itself as an industry leader in the new technology.

Ethereum sets a New All-Time High as Traders Price In Possible ETH-ETF Approval

Ethereum surpasses $510 billion in Market Cap after surpassing a new all-time high with some bullish news expected from the SEC.

VeVe Seals Massive NFT Deal for Disney and Disney+ Collectibles

VeVe has inked a deal with Disney granting it the rights to create “golden moments” NFTs as the house of mouse gears up towards its Disney+ Day celebrations on November 12th.

Mt. Gox Victims to Receive $Billions 7 Years After Infamous Hack

The long and tortuous Mt. Gox saga is finally coming to an end. How has crypto changed since then, and what does it mean for Binance Smart Chain?

FTX Buys Super Bowl Ad Space, Spokesman Tom Brady Gifts Bitcoin

Star power and impressive marketing campaign have helped FTX boom to mainstream appeal.

Korean Teachers’ Credit Union, Manager of $47 Billion, Denies Rumours of Bitcoin Investment

Korean Teachers’ Credit Union (KTCU) issued a statement quashing rumors of its interest in Bitcoin ETF

US Regulators Set Sights on Reigning in Stablecoins

US Regulators will be policing cryptocurrency with its primary focus trained at stablecoins

Mastercard Announces Plan to Allow Merchants to Accept Bitcoin

Mastercard is going to a partnership with Bakkt, a platform by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) to enable merchants to receive BTC for services offered.

Bitcoin Powers Through All-Time High, Shows No Signs of Let Up

ProShares BTC Strategy ETF approval by SEC and its listing on NYSE Arca, boosts BTC to a new all-time high.

CME BTC Futures Open Interest Hit an All-Time High

The largest derivatives exchange in the world sees the open interest of its BTC futures grow more than twofold in October to surpass the previous all-time high in April.

How Does a Cryptocurrency Airdrop Work?

Airdrops can be a rewarding source of passive income. Don't ignore them when you see them.

How to do Your Own Research (DYOR)

Here, we lay out a detailed beginners guide on how to research your coins to position yourself to catch that next moonshot.

Cryptonomics: Automated Market Makers (AMM)

AMMs are the backbone of trading on DeFi platforms, and every crypto investor should understand how they function.

Cryptonomics: Blockchain Security Explained

While many people think blockchain security is light to non-existent, there are measures taken to ensure user safety.

Cryptonomics: Central Digital Bank Currencies Explained

As the world moves away from cash to a digital money market, it is to be expected that more and more governments will adopt Central Bank Digital Currencies.

Trading Toolkits: Candlestick Charts

Understanding these charts is key to becoming the most well-rounded, successful trader that you can be.

Cryptonomics: Hyperinflation Explained

This financial concept plays a key role in a crypto landscape filled with altcoins that could succumb to its pressures.

Cryptonomics: Short Squeeze Explained

An understanding of short squeezes can help avoid their implications in the market. The phenomenon is accompanied by a sharp increase in price due to short selling.

Trading Toolkits: How to Backtest

A look at a market strategy method that relieves stress from trading.

Cryptonomics: Pyramid and Ponzi Schemes

Many investments come with a lot of risks, which increases if an investor is involved in a Ponzi or Pyramid scheme. Let’s take a look at how to identify these scams.

Cryptonomics: History Of Cryptography

Secure transmission of information is essential in almost every sector of human endeavor. Cryptography, which is the art of securely coding information, has developed over the years and has found practical application in blockchain.

Cryptonomics: Evolution of the Internet Web 3.0 Explained

The simplicity of today's internet web experience gives the impression that it has been a highly-refined space for some time. Yet the internet has gone through many phases of improvements to bring us to where we are now.

Cryptonomics: Crypto Scams And How to Avoid Them

Cryptocurrency scams are becoming increasingly more prevalent and effective, utilizing new cunning tactics to deceive investors. In order to maintain a safe portfolio, it is essential to know the different forms of scams and how to avoid them.

Cryptonomics: DeFi Indicators Explained

Here are indicators every DeFi investor should familiarize themselves with to keep up with decentralized finance’s rapid developments.

Cryptonomics: Crypto Market Cap in a Nutshell

Crypto market capitalization describes the current market value of a given cryptocurrency or blockchain network. It is an important parameter that provides us with a fair idea of a market’s financial strength.

Cryptonomics: Blockchain Forks Explained

The blockchain network is entirely open-source software with easily accessible code. One can change the code and suggest improvements through soft and hark forks.

Cryptonomics: Earning Passive Income with Crypto Explained

Crypto offers many opportunities such as airdrops, staking, affiliate marketing etc. which you can take advantage of to make extra money on the side.

Cryptonomics: Bull Markets Explained

Anyone can profit from any market trend, whether a bull or bear market. Due to sharp market declines and quick recoveries characterized in the bull market cycle, retracements often shake weak hands.

Cryptonomics: Non-Fungible Tokens Explained

NFTs are witnessing growing speculation among cryptocurrency fans, leaving NFTs on track to be a successful industry in the future. Collectible assets such as CryptoKitties and CryptoPunks have proven the potential of these tokens in the past, and there remains almost unlimited innovation to be discovered.

Cryptonomics: Tether Explained

Tether USD (USDT) maintains the worlds’ biggest stable coin, with over $26 Billion in market capitalization. Users of Solana can now trade USDT in the SPL token standard on Solana.

Cryptonomics: Liquidity Pools in Decentralized Finance

The financial freedom and control that decentralized finance offers users has led to a rapid growth of the DeFi sector. Liquidity pools and automated market makers (AMMs) are a major reason why DeFi has so much utility.

Cryptonomics: Network Effect Explained

The greater the number of users of a particular product, the more value it tends to attain. This is due to the “Network Effect” concept, which heavily affects the value of projects in cryptocurrency.

Cryptonomics: What Is Impermanent Loss?

Impermanent loss (IL) is a loss of funds that a user will incur when they provide liquidity on Automated Market Making (AMM) exchanges. AMM’s utilize an algorithm and game theory to generate liquidity, in turn, creating IL through the arbitrage opportunities presented.

Cryptonomics: Smart Contracts Explained

The most significant adoption will be mainstream businesses using smart contracts for daily use. Imagine going to the car dealership with no wallet, no paper bills, and only your mobile device to sign agreements using smart contracts.

Cryptonomics: Yield Farming Explained

Yield farming refers to a blockchain protocol that incentives users with some holding of crypto assets to ‘lock-up’ those holdings with a custodian(the protocol).

Cryptonomics: Decentralized Exchanges Explained

Decentralized exchanges (DEX) leverage block-chain technology; instead of relying on a centralized entity, a network of computers is used to complete and verify transactions.
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