Month: August 2021

Following the bug and the split that occurred after a great number of Geth nodes did not upgrade, Ethereum fees have risen dramatically since August 21, jumping from $11 per transaction to today’s 0.0088 ether per transaction ($27.98). Ethereum Transaction Fees Skyrocket Ethereum is the second-largest crypto asset in terms of crypto market capitalization with
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Digital wallets are software constructs that mimic physical wallets and provide the functionality of storing, using and categorizing payment instruments. The journey of digital wallets started with payments and morphed to other forms of stubs such as digital passes, tickets and boarding passes. However, crypto wallets attempt to redefine the digital wallet landscape as something
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In 2021, meme-based crypto assets skyrocketed in value following the lead of the original meme crypto-asset dogecoin’s massive gains. This week a great number of digital currencies have rebounded in price but a slew of popular meme tokens are not doing so hot this week. However, one specific meme-crypto called “cake monster” has jumped 112%
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The troubles in Afghanistan rage on after the U.S. government spent 20 years and trillions of dollars on a conflict that was never resolved. The U.S. government, Federal Reserve, and allied partners have seized the central bank of Afghanistan’s assets and as time passes, the country’s citizens have run out of money. Regional reports show
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On Friday, the CEO of Twitter and Square, Jack Dorsey talked about the decentralized exchange Square is constructing called “TBD” or the “TBD BTC DEX.” First mentioned in July, Dorsey tweeted that the company has “determined [TBD’s] direction and he also shared a Twitter thread written by Mike Brock, the TBD lead at Square. Jack
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Turkish police have launched an investigation into a dogecoin investment scheme that has allegedly duped 350 million dogecoins from about 1,500 investors. Dogecoin Scheme Dupes Investors in Turkey The chief public prosecutor’s office of Küçükçekmece, a suburb of Istanbul, is conducting a large-scale investigation into a cryptocurrency scam, Turkish news television channel TV100 reported this
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The dogecoin millionaire who invested all his savings in the meme cryptocurrency early this year says he is now going “all in” on cardano, calling it the “next best bet.” He is bullish on both cryptocurrencies. Dogecoin Millionaire Thinks Cardano Is the ‘Next Best Bet’ Glauber Contessoto, the 33-year-old dogecoin millionaire, told CNBC in an
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President Alexander Lukashenko has advised workers to stay in their home country instead of emigrating to fill low-paid farming jobs in Poland and Germany. The Belarusian leader pointed to an alternative source of income, noting there’s enough electricity in Belarus to power cryptocurrency mining. Lukashenko Calls on Belarusian Workers to Build Mining Farms, Not Work
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On Saturday, August 28, the non-fungible token (NFT) project Cryptopunks crossed $1 billion in all-time sales. Cryptopunks joins the heavyweight NFT hitters Axie Infinity’s $1.6 billion and Opensea’s $3.53 billion. Three NFT Projects Have Sold More Than a Billion-Dollars in Sales The non-fungible token project Cryptopunks is now a billion-dollar NFT collection as statistics show
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The Cuban government is reportedly planning to recognize and regulate cryptocurrencies for payments. According to Aljazeera, the Caribbean nation’s central bank will establish rules for mainstreaming cryptocurrency transactions. Cuban authorities are also expected to distribute relevant licenses to businesses based on the crypto-related services they provide. Some sources claim that the move to allow cryptocurrency
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Whenever there’s data out on futures contracts liquidation, many novice investors and analysts instinctively conclude that it’s degenerate gamblers using high leverage or other risky instruments. There’s no doubt that some derivatives exchanges are known for incentivizing retail trading to use excessive leverage, but that does not account for the entire derivatives market. Recently, concerned
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Coming every Saturday, 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 and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Congress has put forward 18 bills on digital assets in
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