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Tether's Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On On

Tether’s Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On

The total volume of stablecoins in circulation is closing in on the $20 billion mark, while the market-leading coin, USDT’s share of the total circulating supply continues to shrink, data from Coinmetrics shows. According to the data, USDT now accounts … read more.

New Zealand Tax Agency Asks Crypto Firms to Hand Over Clients' Personal Data

New Zealand Tax Agency Asks Crypto Firms to Hand Over Clients’ Personal Data

The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) of New Zealand has requested that crypto companies in the country hand over their customers’ personal details, cryptocurrency asset values as well as the type of asset held. According to a September 28 report by … read more.

Bitcoiner US Senate Candidate Sees Bitcoin as Alternative Store of Value to US Dollar

US Senate Candidate Is a Hodler, Sees Bitcoin as Alternative Store of Value to US Dollar

US Senate candidate Cynthia Lummis is pro-bitcoin. She bought her first bitcoin during her time in Congress. Now she calls herself a hodler and sees the cryptocurrency as a viable alternative store of value to the US dollar. Bitcoin Advocate … read more.

Uniswap Captures $2 Billion Locked, Dex Volume Outpaces Second-Largest Centralized Exchange

Uniswap Captures $2 Billion Locked, Dex Volume Outpaces Second-Largest Centralized Exchange

The decentralized exchange (dex) built on Ethereum, Uniswap has accumulated a whopping $2 billion in total value locked (TVL) this week. Tuesday’s data shows out of all the decentralized finance (defi) application’s Uniswap dominates the $11 billion landscape by over … read more.

Devere Group CEO Predicts Bitcoin Can Replace Gold as Top Safe-Haven Within a Generation

Devere Group CEO Predicts Bitcoin Can Replace Gold as Top Safe-Haven Within a Generation

A few weeks ago, Devere Group CEO and founder Nigel Green said that he believed the U.S. election would bolster the price of bitcoin. Speaking with the financial broadcast MoneyFM on Monday, Green said he also believes that bitcoin will … read more.

JPMorgan Admits Fraud, Agrees to Billion Dollar Settlement for Illegal Trading

JPMorgan Admits Fraud, Agrees to Billion Dollar Settlement for Illegal Trading

JPMorgan Chase has admitted to fraud charges and agreed to settle with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm has agreed to pay nearly a billion dollars in penalties … read more.

American Economist Stephen Roach: 'U.S. Dollar in the Early Stages of Sharp Decent'

American Economist Stephen Roach: ‘U.S. Dollar in the Early Stages of Sharp Decent’

American economist and former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, Stephen Roach said on Sunday that he believes the U.S. dollar will “crash faster and harder.” Roach said similar statements during an interview back in June, and his latest commentary stresses … read more.

Onecoin Victims Join Petition Seeking Establishment of European Crypto Fraud Compensation Fund

Onecoin Victims Join Petition Seeking Establishment of Crypto Fraud Compensation Fund

Onecoin victims have joined a consortium that wants the European Parliament to consider a petition seeking the establishment of a compensation fund. The envisioned EU-administered fund will function as an insurance kitty for current and future victims of all crypto … read more.

Venezuela To Start Using Cryptocurrency in Global Trade in Efforts To Fend off U.S. Sanctions

Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro says the country is to start using cryptocurrency in both domestic and global trade, as part of efforts to neutralize crippling U.S. economic sanctions. Speaking in the country’s parliament on Sept. 29, Maduro revealed that the … read more.

Bitcoin Posts a 66-Day Consecutive Streak Above the $10K Price Range

Bitcoin Posts a 66-Day Consecutive Streak Above the $10K Price Range

The Bitcoin network has achieved a few new milestones during the last week, as the price has remained above the $10k range for a record 66 consecutive days. Meanwhile, the network has surpassed 18.5 million bitcoin issued, as the global … read more.

Cryptocurrency Exchange Operator Diginex Begins Trading on Nasdaq

Cryptocurrency Exchange Operator Diginex Begins Trading on Nasdaq

Cryptocurrency exchange operator Diginex has announced the start of its listing and trading on Nasdaq. Digital assets financial services company Diginex Limited announced on Thursday that it has completed a business transaction with 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp., a Nasdaq-listed special … read more.

Bitmex Charged With US Rules Violations — Owners Face Criminal Charges, Prison Sentences

Bitmex Charged With US Rules Violations — Owners Face Criminal Charges, Prison

Cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform Bitmex has been charged with illegally operating in the U.S. Concurrently, its executives, including CEO Arthur Hayes, have been charged with violations of the Bank Secrecy Act and are facing prison sentences. One of the Bitmex … read more.

Open Interest on Bitmex Drops 16%: Investors Withdraw 37,000 BTC in Less Than 24 Hours

Open Interest on Bitmex Drops 16%: Investors Withdraw 37,000 BTC in Less Than 24 Hours

Data from Arcane Research shows that open interest on Bitmex’s bitcoin derivatives market touched a new low of 45,122 BTC on October 1. The figure represents a 16% drop since the CFTC announced charges against Bitmex and its executives for … read more.

Chainalysis and Integra Win $1.25 Million IRS Contract to Break Monero

Chainalysis and Integra Win $1.25 Million IRS Contract to Break Monero

Crypto intelligence firm Chainalysis and data forensics company Integra Fec have won a combined $1.25 million contract to provide tools that break the privacy-focused coin, monero, for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Floated early September, the one-year contract specifically … read more.

Venezuela's State-Run 'Defi' Crypto Exchange Goes Live After Maduro's Anti-Blockade Speech

Venezuela’s State-Run ‘Defi’ Crypto Exchange Goes Live After Maduro’s Anti-Blockade Speech

Decentralized finance (defi) is allegedly coming to Venezuela after a recent decree from Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro and the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. The government recently introduced a defi platform called BDVE that purportedly provides Venezuelan citizens with the … read more.

Stacking Satoshis: Leveraging Defi Applications to Earn More Bitcoin

Stacking Satoshis: Leveraging Defi Applications to Earn More Bitcoin

As decentralized finance (defi) has become more popular, digital currency proponents are making money off of more than 140 yield-bearing cryptocurrencies. While most of the defi ecosystem revolves around the Ethereum network, a number of people leverage these defi applications … read more.

Zimbabwe’s Stock Exchange Open to Crypto Listing Subject to ‘Regulatory Approval’

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) CEO Justin Bgoni says its recently licensed subsidiary, the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange is open to listing bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. However, according to local media reports, any such listings are still dependent on the digital … read more.

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Hands Over Customer Data To UK Tax Authority

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Hands Over Customer Data to UK Tax Authority

Coinbase is handing over customer data to the British tax authority, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC). The measure affects customers with a U.K. address who received more than £5,000 ($6,450) worth of cryptocurrency during the 2019/20 tax year. On … read more.

Abkhazia Lifts Two-Year Ban on Bitcoin Mining, Moves to Regulate the Sector

Abkhazia Lifts Two-Year Ban on Bitcoin Mining, Moves to Regulate the Sector

Abkhazia, the self-governing but disputed territory of just 245,000 people sandwiched between Russia and Georgia, has lifted its two-year ban on cryptocurrency mining. The ban came into effect in December 2018 after a surge in mining activity left the region … read more.

Interest in Bitcoin Soars in Egypt Amid Economic Crisis and Unemployment

Interest in Bitcoin Soars in Egypt Amid Economic Crisis and Unemployment

A growing number of Egyptians are reportedly turning to bitcoin amid rising unemployment and the economic crisis. An Egyptian bitcoin community is seeing a huge spike in the number of members interested in bitcoin mining and trading. Egyptians Increasingly Attracted … read more.

All Currencies Will Be Pegged to Bitcoin, Says 'Price of Tomorrow' Author Jeff Booth

All Currencies Will Be Pegged to Bitcoin, Says ‘Price of Tomorrow’ Author Jeff Booth

Entrepreneur and popular author Jeff Booth has predicted a grim future for fiat currencies, expecting them to fail as central banks keep printing money. Foreseeing an unavoidable, severe depression and banking failure, he believes bitcoin will become the world’s reserve … read more.

Kucoin CEO Says Exchange Hack Suspects 'Found,' $204 Million Recovered

Kucoin CEO Says Exchange Hack Suspects ‘Found,’ $204 Million Recovered

According to the Kucoin exchange CEO Johnny Lyu, the trading platform has recovered $204 million in crypto assets since October 1. The exchange executive says the hacking suspects have been “found” and the “police are officially involved” in order to … read more.

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