Crypto News

  • Bitcoin News - 19 June 2021, 11:30 am

    CEBL, the Canadian men’s basketball league, will offer its professional basketball players the option to receive a portion of their salary in cryptocurrency. The new payment option has been enabled through a partnership with the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Bitbuy. Bitbuy to Convert Canadian Dollar Salaries Into Bitcoin The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) announced the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2021, 11:13 am

    Regulators will be challenged to respond to and address smart contracts, as they represent a cross section of law and technology. Smart contracts are an important element of the blockchain revolution, although they predate blockchain. According to most sources, it was Nick Szabo who coined the term “smart contract” in the 1990s. The mechanism of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2021, 10:00 am

    Downside risks for BTC price are also heightened due to the recent dollar bounce. The ghost of stock market crash is back again to haunt Bitcoin (BTC).It happened last in March 2020. Back then, the prospect of the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic led to lockdowns across developed and emerging economies. In turn, global stocks crashed in…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 June 2021, 9:00 am

    A group of Spanish deputies filed a proposal that seeks to accelerate the implementation of a digital euro. The proposal, presented on June 8, asks for the creation of a group to study the implementation of a digital currency in the Eurozone. This study group, if created, would be aided by the Bank of Spain.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2021, 7:17 am

    NFTs present a revolutionary and innovative technology, but their real value has been obscured by hype. It’s 2021. Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is starting an NFT company, Christie’s is explaining CryptoPunks to everyone, Saturday Night Live is creating jams about NFTs, Beeple and Mark Cuban are advocating NFTs’ use case — yet, here I…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 June 2021, 6:00 am

    Ledger customers are receiving fake wallets by mail to steal their cryptocurrency. A user in Reddit reported receiving a suspicious package that claimed to be mailed by Ledger. The package included a letter stating the user needed to substitute the current wallet for safety reasons. Ledger has been the source of several leaks of information…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 June 2021, 3:00 am

    Danske Bank will not block credit cards used in crypto trading, according to its newly announced position on cryptocurrencies. The Danish bank would also accept deposits related to crypto investments, although it follows a cautious approach towards decentralized digital assets. Denmark’s Largest Bank Clarifies Its Stance on Cryptocurrencies Responding to mounting inquiries from customers and…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2021, 1:00 am

    PERL price defied the marketwide downturn with a 100% rally following the release of an environmentally friendly focused platform that provides users with carbon credits. Generating momentum and attracting investor attention can be a challenge during the best of times in the cryptocurrency market and it is an even bigger challenge when the markets are…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 June 2021, 12:00 am

    Galaxy Digital’s co-president Damien Vanderwilt announced today that his firm has partnered with Goldman Sachs to help provide bitcoin futures products. The partnership marks one of the first occasions where an American multinational investment bank has partnered with a crypto asset service provider. Galaxy Serves as Goldman’s Counterparty for Bitcoin Futures Trading Goldman Sachs is…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 11:45 pm

    Bitcoin price drops a leg lower and stocks slump after St. Lous Federal Reserve President James Bullard signals that interest rates could rise by the end of this year. Bitcoin (BTC) and the wider financial markets faced a new wave of selling on June 18 following comments from James Bullard, the president of the United…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 9:32 pm

    Bitcoin’s drop to $35,130 has bulls hesitant to buy the current dip but on-chain data shows long-term holders continue to accumulate. On June 18, Bitcoin (BTC) and traditional markets faced another day of downward pressure comments from the United States Federal Reserve about the possibility of raising interest rates sooner than expected has led to…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2021, 9:30 pm

    The American professional stock car racing driver, Landon Cassill, has announced he has partnered with the crypto-asset platform Voyager Digital Ltd. in order to get paid in cryptocurrency. Cassill’s announcement notes that the racer will be paid in crypto for the remainder of the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. Landon Cassill to be Paid in…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 9:22 pm

    Crypto usage in 2021 differs from the 2017 rally, according to the CEO of StormX. Cryptocurrency has gone through a number of bull and bear cycles since the industry’s inception in 2009. While 2017 saw the crypto industry boom around initial coin offerings and a rising Bitcoin (BTC) price, 2020 and 2021 have seen the…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2021, 9:00 pm

    Are you a crypto trader looking for a fun opportunity to earn more returns or a soccer fan who wants to add some excitement during the Euro Cup? Great news, crypto-powered investing app SimpleFX launches a trading contest with a $50,000 prize pool. The SimpleFX Euro 2021 Trading Cup SimpleFX is an online broker covering…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 8:30 pm

    The state is already becoming known for attracting miners and attempting to pass pro-crypto legislation, with Governor Greg Abbott saying he was a “crypto law proposal supporter.” Shoppers wanting to cash out their crypto holdings to buy groceries may soon be able to do so at many H-E-B supermarkets in Texas. According to a Friday report…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 8:01 pm

    Traders expect further downside from Bitcoin and altcoins after BTC dropped below a key support level at $36,000. The U.S. Federal Reserve updated their inflation expectations for this year from 2.4% in March to 3.4% in their latest meeting that concluded on June 16. To tame inflation, the Fed plans to undertake two rate hikes…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 7:30 pm

    While some have doubts when it comes to cryptocurrencies as a form of payment, this survey of active users indicates that they are genuinely impactful reasons for switching to crypto. Bitcoin’s status as legal tender in El Salvador has recently sparked a new round of discussion concerning Bitcoin (BTC) and its role in the world…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2021, 7:00 pm

    A report published by the independent marketing intelligence company, Miq Digital, explains that Hawaii has seen the most crypto demand of all the states in the U.S., with a 687% increase since 2020. As far as increased cryptocurrency demand since last year, Nevada, California, Florida, and Colorado followed the island state with increases of over…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 5:45 pm

    Following a deep dive, the actress said she found the crypto space to be “really empowering,” which led to the creation of the Stoner Cats animation. An actress famous for her roles in That ’70s Show and Family Guy, Mila Kunis has now launched an animation on the blockchain, which developed from an interest in…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2021, 5:00 pm

    Miami’s Mayor Francis Suarez told the press on Thursday that his city was open to bitcoin miners from China who are flocking to find new homes. Suarez says he hasn’t actually talked to any miners from China but said he wants them to know the opportunity is there. Miami’s Mayor Says City Is Open to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 4:29 pm

    Three Ethereum testnets now have a set date for the London hard fork, a key step toward a full mainnet implementation. The hotly anticipated “London” Ethereum hard fork now has a set block height for three testnets — a key penultimate step toward a full mainnet launch.In a blog post on the Ethereum Foundation’s website,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 4:20 pm

    “The ability to have part of my salary go directly into an investment that I believe will appreciate greatly over the next 10-30 years is a no-brainer,” said Guelph Nighthawks guard Kimbal Mackenzie. The Canadian Elite Basketball League will be allowing players from its seven teams to accept a portion of their salaries in Bitcoin…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 4:06 pm

    The meme cryptocurrency has crashed by over 60% from its May 8 peak and one analyst believes it has another 60% deeper to go. If one looks at Dogecoin (DOGE) charts from the point of view of a financial chartist, he/she will notice an alarming presence of a classic bearish structure.For instance, pseudonymous analyst Tyler…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2021, 3:30 pm

    Leading Chinese banks have introduced digital yuan withdrawals at more than 3,000 ATM locations in Beijing. Residents of the capital city will now be able to exchange their e-CNY funds for cash and vice versa. Some of the teller machines are located in a popular shopping area. Banks Launch Support for Digital Yuan at ATMs…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 3:15 pm

    Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital will serve as the counterparty entity for Goldman Sachs’s Bitcoin futures trading product. Goldman Sachs has debuted a Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading product for its client in collaboration with crypto investment giant Galaxy Digital.According to CNBC, the move marks the first time the Wall Street bank has partnered with a digital…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 2:45 pm

    Support at $36,000 may also be temporary, one trader warns, after a major Binance buy wall is obliterated. Bitcoin (BTC) broke below $37,000 during trading on June 18 in the latest short-term bearish sign for hodlers.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewBuyers no match for BTC bearsData from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView tracked BTC/USD as…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 1:58 pm

    BTC used to be an uncorrelated asset, but that’s no longer the case. What can gold and stocks suggest about the crypto markets? Bitcoin (BTC) is an uncorrelated asset, or so the narrative used to go. For much of Bitcoin’s lifetime, it existed as something of value to a very small group of people. Now,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 1:05 pm

    Bitcoin’s production cost is dropping, and price action often rebounds to new highs if it dips below it, data shows. China’s crackdown on Bitcoin (BTC) mining may have unintended benefits for BTC price action, one analyst suggests.In a tweet on June 18, Charles Edwards, CEO of investment firm Capriole, argued that the Chinese miner exodus…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 12:19 pm

    The Agricultural Bank of China previously debuted digital yuan ATMs this January. China continues apace with the adoption of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) as major banks launch a significant batch of digital yuan-powered ATMs.The digital yuan — a CBDC controlled by The People’s Bank of China — is now available for deposit and…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 11:53 am

    BBVA Switzerland will soon begin offering Bitcoin trading to private banking clients while not providing any advisory services on crypto investments. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) — Spain’s second-largest bank — is set to offer Bitcoin (BTC) trading and custody services in Switzerland.According to a release issued on Friday, BBVA Switzerland will begin Bitcoin trading…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 11:48 am

    Bitcoin bulls ducked for cover as the Federal Reserve started paying interest rate returns on cash deposits via its reverse repurchase program. Bitcoin (BTC) suffered as investors moved a record amount of cash in Federal Reserve’s overnight facility after the central bank started paying interest on the money.The U.S. central bank received $756 billion via…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 11:04 am

    Mayor Francis Suarez wants to make Miami a Bitcoin mining hub by offering the city’s cheap, clean nuclear energy supply. With Bitcoin (BTC) mining concentration expanding in North America, Miami mayor Francis Suarez is looking to position his city as a hub for crypto mining activity.Speaking to CNBC on Thursday, Mayor Suarez said he is inviting…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 10:50 am

    Russia needs to move to Bitcoin to provide a “real financial instrument enabling independence in foreign trade settlements,” Deripaska argued. Russian industrial tycoon Oleg Deripaska is the latest figure to criticize the Bank of Russia’s stance on cryptocurrency regulation in the country.Deripaska took to his official Telegram channel on Thursday to blast the Russian central…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 10:02 am

    Crypto miners in Ya’an City have reportedly been ordered to temporarily shut down their operations. Chinese authorities continue to crack down on cryptocurrency mining as a city in Sichuan province has reportedly halted local Bitcoin (BTC) mining farms.Authorities in Ya’an City, a prefecture-level city in the western part of Sichuan province, have ordered local Bitcoin mining…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2021, 8:25 am

    Danske Bank isn’t completely sold on cryptocurrency but said it won’t stop its customers from using its services in connection with crypto platforms. Danske Bank, the largest bank in Denmark, laid out its official position on cryptocurrencies on June 17, when it published a four-point notice describing reasons to be careful when trading in digital…Read More

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