Month: September 2021

The mayor of Miami, Florida, sees China’s cryptocurrency crackdown as “the turning point” that “creates an incredible opportunity for America.” He said: “Their loss is our gain and America can and will lead the future by providing a clean power home for bitcoin miners and all who are building on/with/for bitcoin.” Miami Mayor Sees US
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High transaction costs have been a thorn in the side of investors and developers for more than a decade and the issue became worse in 2021 after the emergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible tokens (NFT) led to record-high levels of activity across the cryptocurrency ecosystem.  Since the completion of Ethereum’s London hardfork, cross-chain
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Bitcoin (BTC) trudged toward $43,000 on Wednesday, Sept. 29, as a “macro predicament” kept bulls on their toes. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC in yet another dip below $41,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD ranging slightly higher after a fresh $40,000 retest overnight. The pair had shown what
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Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has approved the first Swiss crypto fund. It is managed by asset manager Crypto Finance and custodied by Seba Bank. “For the first time, FINMA has approved a Swiss fund that invests primarily in cryptoassets,” said the regulator. First Crypto Fund Approved Under Swiss Laws The Swiss Financial Market
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A former lead developer for the Bitcoin network has postulated a possible future for the world’s most popular cryptocurrency which includes an epic price prediction. Software developer Gavin Andresen published a recent blog post called “A Possible BTC Future” in which he predicts the demise of the Bitcoin network. Before BTC meets its end, it
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BeePool, the fourth largest Ethereum mining pool, is closing amid China’s crypto crackdown. The China-based Ethereum mining pool announced on Tuesday it will suspend operations “in response to the latest regulatory policies.” Effective immediately, the registration of new users and the addition of sub-accounts for existing users will be discontinued, and all mining access servers
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Cryptocurrency adoption continues gaining momentum in Switzerland as local financial authorities grant more regulatory approvals for crypto investment instruments. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has approved the Crypto Market Index Fund as the “first crypto fund according to Swiss law,” the authority officially announced Sept. 29. The fund is launched by Swiss asset
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Emurgo, the financial arm of leading cryptocurrency project Cardano, has announced it will invest $100 million in the development of decentralized finance-based products for the ecosystem. The company will spin two subsidiaries for this task, with one being fully dedicated to incentivizing the creation of Africa-based startups that use the Cardano blockchain in the development
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Latin American stablecoin issuer Anclap is expanding its Stellar-based stablecoin network by launching a new stablecoin in Peru, Cointelegraph en Español reports. Pegged to Peru’s official fiat currency, the Peruvian sol (PEN), the new stablecoin is designed to enable instant transactions across Anclap’s network, including conversions to other fiat currencies as well as “any other digital asset,”
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