Cryptocurrency

Ethereum is an open-source blockchain-based software platform with thousands of decentralized applications (DApps) that powers its native cryptocurrency, Ether (ETH), that can be sent and received globally without any third-party interference. First conceptualized in 2013 by Russian-Canadian programmer Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum was designed as a platform for self-executing, permanent and immutable DApps with use cases
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Solana (SOL) price technicals suggest SOL can hit $275 in the coming sessions. The upside outlook for the world’s sixth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization comes as it consolidates inside a range that appears like a Bull Pennant. In detail, Bull Pennants are bullish continuation indicators that form as the price consolidates inside a Symmetrical Triangle-like
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Aurora, an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) designed to scale decentralized applications (dApps) built on the Near protocol, has announced a $12 million debut funding round. The round included over 100 venture capital investors including Pantera Capital and Electric Capital. According to an official statement, Aurora will use the funds for expanding ​​cross-chain capabilities beyond its
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For the first time in chess history, grandmaster Magnus Carlsen has been awarded a nonfungible token (NFT) trophy for winning an international chess tournament, Meltwater Champions Chess Tour (MCCT). The tournament minted a number of NFT trophies and collectibles to indefinitely preserve the game’s most defining moments.  Speaking to Cointelegraph, Carlsen shared his appreciation of
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With cryptocurrencies, every time a transaction takes place, it is broadcast to every computer on the network, and this interconnected system verifies the transactions. Mining inefficiency, causing the environmental costs, threatens the notion of blockchain as a long-term enterprise solution.  Thankfully, efforts are well underway towards environmentally friendly digital assets, and we are seeing rapid
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Terra’s (LUNA) three-month rally saw its token rise by 674%, catapulting LUNA to the ranks of potential so-called “Ethereum killers.” LUNA has been on a tear lately because Terra’s most recent upgrade, Columbus-5, has effectively overhauled its tokenomics and brought significant changes to its technology. LUNA currently sits in fourth place in total value locked
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Bitcoin (BTC) took a trip below $54,000 during Oct. 7 as traders waited to see how far a retracement of Wednesday’s $5,000 gains could go. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC flirts with $1-trillion asset support Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD looking decidedly less confident Thursday, down 3% while taking
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In September the frenzy that propelled the nonfungible token (NFT) sector quieted down but a burst of fresh energy emerged as the layer-two sector heated after the successful launch of Ethereum (ETH) scaling solutions like Arbitrum and Optimism.  Another project that has benefited from the sector’s transition to layer-1 and layer-2 alternatives is OMG Network
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This “Crypto City” guide looks at Tokyo’s crypto culture, the city’s most notable projects and people, its financial infrastructure at which retailers accept crypto and where you can find blockchain education courses — and there’s even a short history with all the juicy details of famous controversies and collapses. Fast facts City: Tokyo Country: Japan
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The average portfolio size on Australian cryptocurrency exchange BTC Markets has grown from $577.65 (795.5 Australian dollars) to $2,069.16 (2849.5 AUD) in the financial year 2021, signaling a 258.2% increase in portfolio holdings, according to exchange data compiled by Statista on a recent BTC Markets survey. Data on the survey shows that the average portfolio size
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Bitcoin (BTC) briefly fell below $42,000 on Sept. 25 as the weekend looked set to deliver an unimpressive weekly close. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Trader: Bitcoin “fine” above $38,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD losing $1,000 in just over an hour during Saturday before rebounding. The weekend had started
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Tune in to watch Cointelegraph host and analyst Benton Yaun alongside resident market experts Jordan Finneseth and Marcel Pechman. Here’s what to expect in this week’s markets news breakdown:  After failing to reach $50,000, Bitcoin (BTC) slid back down to $40,000 on Monday before recovering to $44,000. What, or who, was behind this pullback? Dogecoin
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The cryptocurrency ecosystem is showing signs of a recovery on Sept. 22 following a 48-hours corrective stint which saw Bitcoin and altcoins sell-off to their swing lows. Equities and crypto investors were clearly worried about the possible bankruptcy of China’s Evergrande real estate firm and many feared that the possible default could spark a global
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