Bad Crypto news of the week

It’s been another bumper week for Bitcoin, another reason for hodlers to feel grateful. The dollar value remains over $17,000 having reached a three-year high when it topped $19,000 for...

UAE, Saudi Arabian central banks release report on Project Aber CBDC trial

Central banks from two of the most powerful economies in the Middle East released a report today on a yearlong joint central bank digital currency (CBDC) project — and results...

Yield farming is a fad, but DeFi promises to change the way we interact...

As the COVID-19 outbreak wreaks havoc on the United States’ economy and abroad, investors grapple with a second economic downturn in just over a decade. While the 2008 financial crisis...

Following Binance Uganda closure, Binance P2P makes strong inroads in Africa

Following the announcement of a disappointing closure of a Ugandan subsidiary in October, Binance — the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange — released a blog post yesterday indicating that another initiative,...

Dapper Labs’ Flow blockchain takes major step towards full mainnet

In a move that may signal that a mainnet launch is just around the corner, Flow — the blockchain from Cryptokitties and NBA Topshot developers Dapper Labs — has launched...

Big banks think new furniture is innovation, but they are wrong

When banks finally come to improve their technology experience, they go no deeper than changing the front end. They’ll make a button blue instead of green or create rounded edges...

Polish city becomes first to adopt Ethereum blockchain for emergency services

Olsztyn, Poland is reportedly the first city in the world to leverage Ethereum’s blockchain to aid the provision of emergency services, offering yet another tangible use case for distributed ledger...

China’s national blockchain project adds Polkadot support

Chinese government-backed blockchain initiative, the Blockchain Service Network, or BSN, is introducing support for another batch of major blockchain protocols. On Nov. 26, it announced that it will integrate Polkadot, Oasis...

Bitcoin and blockchain topics to discuss with the crypto curious this Thanksgiving

With Bitcoin's (BTC) recent price movements drawing fresh attention to the blockchain industry, conversations centered around cryptocurrency have once again begun to see an uptick. Google Trends data shows that...

Overwhelming bullish sentiment once again proves costly

According to data collected from 1000+ crypto social media channels, the average crowd sentiment towards Bitcoin adapted from slightly bullish to overwhelmingly bullish over the days leading up to Thursday’s...