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USA: Taxes in crypto?
USA: Taxes in crypto?

A Miami-Dade County commissioner is supporting a new resolution to allow residents to use cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin ( BTC ), to pay local taxes. According to a Thursday paper obtained by the Miami New Times, County Commissioner Cohen Higgins brought the resolution to the Miami-Dade County I...

Published at: 2021-04-16


1 billion in 10 days
1 billion in 10 days

The team behind Liquity Protocol - a DeFi project launched on April 5 - has attracted $1 billion in closed value, according to data from Dune Analytics. Pantera Capital-backed Liquity Protocol is a decentralized and governance-free lending protocol based in1 billion in 10 ni Switzerland that offers...

Published at: 2021-04-16


DeFi
DeFi

The team behind Liquity Protocol - a DeFi project launched on April 5 - has attracted $1 billion in closed value, according to data from Dune Analytics. Pantera Capital-backed Liquity Protocol is a decentralized and governance-free lending protocol based in Switzerland that offers interest-free loa...

Published at: 2021-04-16


Sweden: a retirement fund based on Bitcoin
Sweden: a retirement fund based on Bitcoin

Nearly 5 million Swedish savers have, largely without knowledge, indirect exposure to Bitcoin ( BTC ) via the government's default alternative to private savings options in the country's private pension market.    According to local crypto site Trijo News, at least two companies in which...

Published at: 2021-04-16


BTC and energy consumption
BTC and energy consumption

The debate over bitcoin's energy consumption is heating up faster than the planet, with corporations facing backlash from the public and shareholders over bitcoin investments. According to a Citigroup Inc. report, bitcoin consumes 66 times more electricity than it did in 2015. It added that mining-...

Published at: 2021-04-15


Etherum: $5,000 by the end of May?
Etherum: $5,000 by the end of May?

On April 14, the price of Ether ( ETH ) just hit a record high of $2,400, and although the price has more than tripled since the beginning of this year, the current speculative premium suggests there is plenty of room. to the upside. While the current price of Ether is around $2375, the realized pr...

Published at: 2021-04-15


Ethereum gets stronger
Ethereum gets stronger

Led by the rise of bitcoin ( BTC ) to a new all-time record, along with much of the broader cryptocurrency market, Ether ( ETH ) continued on Wednesday to raise new all-time highs as the coin's price flirted with the $2,400 range for the first time .   The Ethereum network is expected to unde...

Published at: 2021-04-15


Ethereum reached a new all-time high!
Ethereum reached a new all-time high!

Ethereum ( ETH ) reached a new all-time high on Tuesday, and the next major update to its ongoing development - dubbed "Berlin" - is scheduled for Wednesday, April 14. The price of Ether reached $2228 on Tuesday, marking the highest dollar valuation the coin has reached since its inception. The coi...

Published at: 2021-04-14


South Korea's largest bank expands and accelerates processes
South Korea's largest bank expands and accelerates processes

Shinhan Bank, South Korea's largest financial institution by total assets, has joined the board overseeing the Hedera network. In the April 14 announcement , Shinhan announced it had become the newest member of Hedera's Governing Council to expand its efforts in "digital transformation." Hedera is...

Published at: 2021-04-14


A new Bitcoin record!
A new Bitcoin record!

MicroStrategy (MSTR) shares rose to one-month highs on Tuesday as the gravitational pull of bitcoin ( BTC ) on the proxy crypto stock continued to rise after another record surge in digital assets.  Shares of the business intelligence company reached $770 on the New York Stock Exchange, up 10...

Published at: 2021-04-14


Education in the crypto market
Education in the crypto market

Institutional fund manager Grayscale has partnered with acclaimed New York magazine TIME to create an educational video series on crypto assets. The partnership was announced in April by Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein, and Sonnenshein revealed that TIME and its CEO, Keith Grossman , will receive...

Published at: 2021-04-13


Dynamic development of blockchain
Dynamic development of blockchain

The popularity of blockchain technology continues to gain momentum as stories such as Microstrategy using Bitcoin ( BTC ) to pay executive bonuses and Topps announcing plans to release non-functional collectible token cards make headlines almost daily.  As more companies and organizations expl...

Published at: 2021-04-13


Riot Blockchain announces growth of 80% compared to last year
Riot Blockchain announces growth of 80% compared to last year

Riot blockchain says it held more than $94 million in cryptocurrencies as of March 31, all from the bitcoin it mined. In an announcement Monday, Riot Blockchain said it produced 187 bitcoin ( BTC ) - about $11.2 million - last month, an 80% jump from its March 2020 BTC output. The company said it h...

Published at: 2021-04-13


University charges by using crypto
University charges by using crypto

An academic institution with about 11,000 students said the addition of crypto payments was part of a plan to support local businesses like Elrond. A public university in the Romanian city of Sibiu in Transylvania said it will allow students to pay admission fees in cryptocurrencies. According to...

Published at: 2021-04-12


There will be a big rise of ETH in 2021!
There will be a big rise of ETH in 2021!

Ethereum's "massive growth potential" could eclipse Bitcoin this year, according to professional trader Scott Melker.   Ethereum is likely to outperform Bitcoin, at least in the short term, said veteran trader Scott Melker.   Melker sees this period of Bitcoin price consolidation as pa...

Published at: 2021-04-12


Bitcoin back above $60,000
Bitcoin back above $60,000

The price of Bitcoin ( BTC ) crossed $61,000 on April 10 for the first time in almost a month. After the breakout, traders are starting to look at new resistance and support levels in the short term as optimism returns to the market. In the near term, in addition to the record high around $61,800,...

Published at: 2021-04-12


The growing popularity of Ethereum
The growing popularity of Ethereum

Breaking new all-time highs, the recent price action of Ether ( ETH ) has taken the cryptocurrency market by storm and signaled the official start of the alternative season. Several analysts predict that Ether will surpass its previous all-time high of $2130 and continue to outperform Bitcoin for th...

Published at: 2021-04-09


Bitcoin and insurance project
Bitcoin and insurance project

New York Digital Investment Group announced the completion of a round of growth financing and the launch of a Bitcoin business initiative. In an announcement today, New York Digital Group Investment or NYDG that it had secured $100 million in funding from major insurance companies including Starr I...

Published at: 2021-04-09


Blockchain payment system from banking giant
Blockchain payment system from banking giant

Banking giant Citigroup has successfully completed a proof of concept for blockchain-based cross-border payments in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).   According to Citigroup's announcement on Thursday, Citi Innovation Labs and the IADB enabled several payments from...

Published at: 2021-04-09


New platform will boost DeFi's growth?
New platform will boost DeFi's growth?

Decentralized exchange Kyber has launched Dynamic Market Maker, or DMM, which it claims is a world first. The new platform, announced April 5, is designed to optimize fees and provide extremely high capital efficiency to liquidity providers. One of the main differences between the new Kyber platfo...

Published at: 2021-04-08


More products join DeFi
More products join DeFi

AllianceBlock, a decentralized tier-2 solution combining traditional finance and DeFi, has announced a major product integration with Avalanche, the upcoming "Internet of Finance" protocol.  Once completed, the product integration will allow users to access AllianceBlock's DeFi investment term...

Published at: 2021-04-08


Sweden closer to an e-korona?
Sweden closer to an e-korona?

After completing the first phase of its digital currency pilot project, Sveriges Riksbank has found some critical issues that need to be resolved before Stockholmers can buy coffee and kanelbullar with e-currency. In a recent study, the Swedish central bank presented the first results of a pilot of...

Published at: 2021-04-08


What's next for crypto regulation in Russia?
What's next for crypto regulation in Russia?

A group of Russian lobbyists led by the law firm Digital Rights Center has launched a new campaign against regulatory initiatives that it believes hinder cryptocurrency adoption in the country.   The group has created a platform to help resist the adoption of regulations that hinder the tradi...

Published at: 2021-04-07


Record results for the crypto sector in Q1 2021
Record results for the crypto sector in Q1 2021

According to CoinShares, an investment manager for digital assets, the first quarter of 2021. Set a new record for inflows into institutional crypto products.   As reported in the April 6 CoinShares Fund Flows Weekly newsletter , the first quarter of this year reached a new record with $4.5 b...

Published at: 2021-04-07


Crypto-lobbyists in Washington
Crypto-lobbyists in Washington

Cryptocurrency-focused lobby groups in Washington are playing an increasingly important role in redirecting policymakers away from the view that digital currencies are primarily used for illegal transactions. Now they are preparing for, potentially, their biggest battle to date.    The B...

Published at: 2021-04-07