theblock

Treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen calls illicit use of cryptocurrency a ‘particular concern’

During her confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen stressed the need to curb crypto-based illicit finance.The post…

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theblock

Chainalysis: The share of crypto transactions associated with criminal activity fell dramatically in 2020

The percentage of crypto crime relative to all crypto-based economic activity fell from 2.1% in 2019 to just 0.34% in 2020.The post Chainalysis: The …

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zycrypto

Bitcoin Beats Tech to Become Most Crowded Trade in Bank of America Survey

The latest research from Bank of America reveals that Bitcoin is now the most crowded trade after beating tech. The January survey of fund managers r…

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bitcoinmagazine

With Record Bitcoin Buys, How Are Grayscale’s Investors Doing?

The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) just bought a record 16,244 bitcoin. So, how does investing in the fund work?The post With Record Bitcoin Buys, Ho…

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theblock

Banque de France tests ‘whole lifecycle of CBDC’ in landmark transaction

Quick TakeThe parties involved claim the trial is the first time a CBDC has been issued onto a live market infrastructure.SETL, the London-based bloc…

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bitcoin.com

Australian Bitcoin Trader Sues Banks for Systematic Discrimination

An Australian bitcoin trader has filed a lawsuit against two of the country’s biggest commercial banks, accusing them of systematic discriminat…

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ambcrypto

Why $2,000 isn’t a long shot for Ethereum

Bitcoin climbed to its new all-time high on 9 January 2021 and at press time, it seemed like it might be Ethereum’s turn to set a new ATH of it…

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cryptopotato

UK’s National Health Service to Monitor COVID-19 Vaccines with Hedera DLT

Tracking provider Everyware will employ the DLT network Hedera Hashgraph to provide NHF facilities with data on the storage of the COVID-19 vaccines.

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cointelegraph

Decentralization in the centers of power: Learn crypto from Biden's SEC chair pick, part 3/3

The next leader of the U.S. securities regulator seems to be sympathetic to the mission of decentralization.

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decrypt

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Buying Bison Trails

Coinbase believes Bison Trails' infrastructure can help it—and the Web 3.0 space—grow.

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coindesk

Coinbase Buys Blockchain Infrastructure Startup Bison Trails

Bison Trails already partnered with Coinbase through its custody service.

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zycrypto

Scalability and High Gas Fees behind Ethereum’s Failure to Double All-Time High Price Like Bitcoin

The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency Ethereum is in the spotlight for underperforming this bull market compared to Bitcoin. Data by CoinGecko sh…

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cointelegraph

3 key reasons why Polkastarter (POLS) price rallied 500% since December

New partnerships, interest in initial decentralized exchange offerings and the success of Polkadot back Polkastarter’s impressive 500% rally.

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coindesk

Goldman Sachs Can No Longer Dismiss Bitcoin

According to a Goldman insider, the investment bank will leap into crypto custody soon.

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newsbtc

Latest CME Report Reveals Growing Appetite for Bitcoin Amongst Institutions

Bitcoin has been consolidating within the $30,000 region throughout the past few days and weeks Bulls and bears have largely reached an impasse, with…

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theblock

A deep dive into Coinbase’s acquisition of Bison Trails

In the latest episode of The Scoop, Frank Chaparro and Ryan Todd sat down with Coinbase's Surojit Chatterjee and Joe Lallouz of Bison Trails.The post…

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livebitcoinnews

Jack Dorsey Is Sticking with BTC Despite Recent Dip

Bitcoin has recently fallen from its $40,000 high and is now trading for about $4,000 less at $36,000. Despite this little setback, Jack Dorsey – the…

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