Amanda is the chief people officer at ConsenSys, a global community of developers, businesspeople, programmers, journalists, lawyers and others made to create and promote blockchain infrastructure and peer-to-peer applications. “My worst nightmare is to wake up in five years and realize the crypto industry has become just like the ‘old Wall Street’ — an exclusive
With $78 billion in remittances in 2020 from Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) combined, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is home to two of the top three remittance corridors in the world. The region is also undergoing a fast-moving shift to digital and boasts one of the world’s most progressive
2021 has been the year of decentralized finance (defi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and meme tokens as well. During the first week of August, roughly 30 dogecoin-like crypto assets existed and today, there are now 45 tokens with the terms “dog,” “shiba,” and “inu” in their names. Many of these coins have seen astronomical gains this
Bitcoin (BTC) delivered fresh retests of $60,000 support on Oct. 31 with a matter of hours left until the crucial monthly close. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Record monthly close hangs by a thread Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed lackluster price action on Sunday, with BTC/USD below the “worst case scenario”
We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Yoni Assia, the co-founder and CEO of eToro. Yoni Assia is the co-founder and CEO of eToro, the
A Dallas Mavericks fan won $100,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) after making a series of shots in a National Basketball Association (NBA) shootout event sponsored by crypto brokerage firm Voyager Digital. Isaiah Stone, the winner of the basketball shootout, completed all stages of the challenge that included a free throw, a three-pointer and a half-court field
Digital assets have recently become more and more prevalent in our daily lives — in the news, popular culture and our personal interactions. In the first quarter of 2021, the number of global daily Bitcoin (BTC) transactions hit 367,536. Bitcoin alone now accounts for around $20 billion of daily online transactions. Not only this, but
Following the Altair upgrade on the Ethereum network, the protocol’s native cryptocurrency reached a new all-time price high. Altair is the next step for the Ethereum’s network’s proof-of-stake (PoS) transition. However, a recently submitted white paper explains that a group of computer scientists from Stanford University and the Ethereum Foundation believe there are three attack
A so-called meme cryptocurrency named after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is rising in value, namely by a whopping 3,780% in October. Dubbed Dogelon Mars (ELON), the cryptocurrency reached $0.00000233 Saturday—its highest level since May 13—after opening the month at $0.00000005 (data from Poloniex). The massive upside move pushed Dogelon Mars’ market cap from
Crypto and taxes may not be a match made in heaven, but taxes seem inevitable, and the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has made it clear it is going after people who don’t report. With IRS summonses to Coinbase, Kraken, Circle and Poloniex, plus other enforcement efforts, the IRS is on the hunt. The
We have some great news coming out of the United States on the cryptocurrency industry this month with potentially more good news coming later this fall. On Oct. 6, Gary Gensler, head of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), confirmed during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing that the regulator will not ban
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 Bakkt shares skyrocket after partnering with Mastercard and Fiserv On
Trading platform Robinhood has reported that 40% of its cryptocurrency transaction-based revenue was attributable to transactions in the meme cryptocurrency dogecoin in the third quarter. By comparison, dogecoin accounted for 62% of the company’s transaction-based revenue in the second quarter. Dogecoin Trading on Robinhood Robinhood Markets Inc. stated in its quarterly filing with the U.S.
It all started with mining Bitcoin (BTC) in a dorm room. What started as a hobby with a few mining rigs scaled into twenty industry-scale mining farms across the globe. Because we scaled our operations in a new industry, we had to discover what worked and what didn’t through trial and error — because there’s
You can’t predict the future, but you can learn from the past. And some crypto tokens are much (much) more predictable than others, when you analyze their historical trading patterns. In fact, five cryptocurrencies in particular have exhibited the kind of trading predictability that could give sharp-eyed crypto traders a huge advantage in the markets.
Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has ended futures and other derivatives trading in mainland China today, as planned. Earlier this month, cryptocurrency exchange announced on its website that it will settle all futures, contracts, and other derivatives activities for all Chinese consumers today, as part of the larger plan to cease operations in the country. According