The Dogecoin TikTok Spike Raises Serious Questions About Crypto Markets

This week saw a 125% rise in the price of dogecoin, a cryptocurrency based on a popular 2013 internet meme, created in the same year as both a parody and...

Dogecoin Surges, Coinbase Rumors, Brave Legal Threats: Hodler’s Digest, July 6–12

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions...

Tether Freezes Millions of Dollars USDT in 40 Addresses Amid Regulatory Pressure

Stablecoin issuer Tether has blacklisted 40 Ethereum addresses holding millions of dollars of the tether cryptocurrency, 24 of which were banned this year. This finding follows the Centre Consortium...

Crypto Winter Could Really Be Over as New Bitcoin Starts to Bloom

There is no doubt that cryptocurrency — specifically Bitcoin (BTC), which is frequently used as a barometer for the health of the entire sector — has made a comeback. As...

US Dept of Homeland Security Buys Analytics Software From Coinbase

Coinbase is selling its blockchain analytics software to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service. Following criticisms from the crypto community, CEO Brian Armstrong defended...

Hyper-Stablecoinization: From Eurodollars to Crypto-Dollars

Pascal Hügli is the Chief Research Officer at Schlossberg&Co, in Switzerland, and author of the book Ignore at Your Own Risk: The New Decentralized World of Bitcoin and Blockchain. Tribal fighting...

Why Banks Keep Blocking Cryptocurrency-Related Transactions

The COVID-19 crisis has brought many new users to the world of cryptocurrencies. One of the main concerns for users, however, is whether their bank cards may be blocked due...

Bitcoin Wallet Electrum Now Supports Lightning, Watchtowers and Submarine Swaps

One of the most popular Bitcoin wallets, Electrum, now supports Lightning Network payments. The latest swathe of major changes was released in version 4.0, one of its biggest upgrades since the...

This Exchange Crashed Bitcoin Price to $9K: Here’s Why That’s Bullish

According to data from CoinMetrics, a sell-off on Bitstamp led the market-wide plunge of Bitcoin (BTC). The top cryptocurrency by market capitalization dropped $150 within seconds on the exchange, well...

Christophe Cieters: Monopoly Money | Op-Ed Bitcoin News

As money developed and people opted to place it in secured storage, banks started issuing banknotes which represented a client’s deposit at the bank and the promise to redeem...