Edward Snowden Calls Bitcoin ‘Most Significant Monetary Advance Since the Creation of Coinage’

Edward Snowden, a privacy advocate and former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and whistleblower, says bitcoin “is the most significant monetary advance since the creation of coinage.” He views his statement as “unpopular but true.” Edward Snowden’s ‘Unpopular but True’ Bitcoin Statement Edward Snowden, a privacy advocate, posted about bitcoin on social media platform X […]

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Coinbase Commerce Ditches Support for Bitcoin Payments Using Self-Custody Wallets

Coinbase Commerce, the cryptocurrency payments solution of U.S.-based exchange Coinbase, has removed support for bitcoin payments using self-custody wallets. Brian Armstrong, CEO of the exchange, clarified it maintains support for payments from UTXO-based chains from Coinbase accounts. However, Commerce will focus on supporting ERC-20 tokens on layer 2 protocols, like Base and Polygon. Coinbase Commerce […]

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Crypto Funds See Record $2.45 Billion Global Inflows in a Single Week: Coinshares

In an unprecedented surge, crypto funds around the globe registered record inflows totaling $2.45 billion last week, marking a significant uptick in investor interest. This influx has propelled the total assets under management (AUM) back to levels not seen since December 2021, signaling a strong resurgence in the crypto investment space. Record $2.45 Billion Inflows […]

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Taproot Wizards Reveal Bitcoin’s Onchain Payment Struggles During $15M Sale

Sending bitcoin onchain remains a poor payment experience despite the hype surrounding the leading crypto asset, according to Taproot Wizards founder Udi Wertheimer. In a recent post-mortem of a high-volume sale using bitcoin, Wertheimer detailed several pain points with onchain payments including long confirmation times, lack of payment amount enforcement, high fees, and insufficient Lightning […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Fixedfloat Hacked, Close to $26 Million Lost in BTC and ETH

Fixedfloat, an automatic cryptocurrency exchange, has been hacked by an unknown attacker who siphoned almost $26 million worth of BTC and ETH. The exchange, which has already acknowledged the attack, is investigating the event and working to eliminate all possible vulnerabilities. Meanwhile, Fixedfloat’s platform remains closed until further notice. Fixedfloat Loses $26 Million in ETH […]

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Worldcoin’s WLD Token Skyrockets 142%, Leading Crypto Market’s Week of Surges

This week, WLD token from the Worldcoin project soared by 142.7% against the U.S. dollar, topping the chart as the week’s most significant gainer. Hot on its heels was the digital currency bitget token (BGB), which saw an increase of just over 58% in the past week. Conversely, Astar (ASTR) experienced a decline of 6.4%, […]

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Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Highlights Resilience Across Several Timeframes

Ethereum started Monday with its price hitting $2,934 per unit, marking a week filled with a strong 14.9% increase. Over the preceding fortnight, the second-leading crypto asset by market cap witnessed a substantial 25.9% upswing. Kicking off this week, ether’s trading volume over the past 24 hours has hovered around $24.74 billion. Ethereum Peering into […]

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Bitcoin Technical Analysis: BTC Bulls Show Strength After Recent Consolidation Period  

Bitcoin’s price has seen a period of consolidation after its recent high of around $52,884, according to price data from Feb. 19, 2024. Technical indicators suggest the leading crypto asset remains in an uptrend and may be poised for a further move higher after this sideways trading range. Shorter timeframe charts point to strengthening bullish […]

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Blockchain Basics Act Introduced in Ohio, South Carolina, and Mississippi

The Blockchain Basics Act, a series of regulations aimed at safeguarding people’s cryptocurrency rights at a state level, has been introduced in three more U.S. states: Ohio, South Carolina, and Mississippi. With this move, similar cryptocurrency regulation has been introduced in seven states and passed in Missouri. Blockchain Basics Act Regulation Reaches Ohio, South Carolina […]

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Legendary Investor Stanley Druckenmiller Dumps Big Tech, Bets on AI and Gold

Stanley Druckenmiller, the legendary investor who was part of George Soros’ Quantum Fund, has dumped traditional tech stocks while putting funds into gold mining companies and artificial intelligence (AI) shares. According to filings, he sold Amazon, Alphabet (Google), and Broadcom stocks while acquiring shares of Barrick Gold and Newmont, two gold miners. Stanley Druckenmiller Sells […]

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