Solana’s (SOL) price edged up on Monday in the wake of a market-wide price rally led by Bitcoin (BTC), its total volume locked (TVL) hitting record highs and a promising technical setup. Bitcoin triggers market-wide rally SOL climbed by more than 6% to hit an intraday high of around $214. The SOL is now up
Shiba Inu (SHIB), the recently surging Dogecoin-inspired ERC-20, suffered a 20% retracement in two hours as Tesla founder and hypothetical Doge CEO Elon Musk announced to Twitter that he doesn’t hold any Shiba Inu tokens. The retracement came after SHIB surged past its previous all-time high to tag a local top of $0.000044 on Oct.
Hong Kong, one of the most significant and leading financial centers in the world, has played a large role in the development of cryptocurrencies. For instance, the Chinese territory has birthed some of the most established and successful crypto companies to date including the crypto derivatives exchange FTX, along with the digital asset platform Crypto.com.
This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations. In this 30th edition of the Shanghai Man column, we preview the Wanxiang Shanghai Blockchain Week, an offline event that normally is the
Today, we’re excited to share new milestones in our partnership with Tranglo — following our intent to acquire a 40% stake in Asia’s leading cross-border payments specialist in March 2021 to scale the footprint of RippleNet, Ripple’s global financial network, in the region and beyond. The partnership has demonstrated significant momentum within six months, with Tranglo launching its first live
The total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies rose to new all-time highs on Wednesday, capping off a dramatic months-long recovery that reaffirmed the bullish narrative for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). The crypto market cap — an important barometer for the overall health of the digital asset economy — reached a high above $2.63 trillion
Today, we’re thrilled to announce that UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, Al Ansari Exchange has joined RippleNet. Through RippleNet Cloud, Ripple’s global cloud-based financial network technology, Al Ansari Exchange will connect with leading money transfer technology company MoneyMatch to provide same-day remittances to Malaysia. This service will initially support transactions in Malaysian
Today, Ripple is excited to announce it is joining the Digital Pound Foundation, a non-profit focused on the development and implementation of a digital Pound in the United Kingdom. Ripple, as a Foundation member, will be represented on the board by Susan Friedman, Head of Policy. Ripple’s participation in the Foundation continues our ongoing work
Even with Bitcoin price on the verge of a new all-time high, the cryptocurrency market projects an aura of anxious optimism on Oct. 18 as investors await the official launch of the first Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) which is set to begin trading on Oct. 19. While the market waits for the historic ETF
Cryptocurrencies impact the way consumers and businesses – in the US and beyond – interact with financial institutions, the planet and one another. However, crypto remains an abstract, misunderstood concept. It’s important to understand what’s real about crypto, and how it has become a very real force driving US innovation. Like many other tech innovations
Bitcoin (BTC) rose within a few steps of $63,000 today for the first time since April 18. The recent surge in the price may have been caused after various documents pointed to the eventual approval of a futures-based BTC ETF by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. According to these documents, the regulator may
This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations. This week China is back to work after its week-long national day celebrations, an event that is always filled with flag-waving, military parades
As the decentralized finance (DeFi) market continues to pique the interest of investors across the globe, a few incidents have shone a major spotlight on the vulnerabilities various platforms operating within this space are continually exposed to. For example, it has recently been unveiled that due to a buggy system upgrade, prominent DeFi money market
Meme coins were some of the earliest breakout stars at the start of this year’s bull run and big-name influencers like Elon Musk and Mark Cuban helped to stoke a surge in the price of Dogecoin (DOGE). The success of DOGE eventually spawned th massive litter of dog-themed offshoots that now populate the meme coin
Following an overwhelming positive response to a Twitter poll on Sept. 21, CEO of AMC Theater, Adam Aron announced Wednesday that the chain would officially accept Dogecoin payments for digital gift cards via BitPay Wallet. The Dogecoin community — notoriously passionate for adoption initiatives — tweeted in droves to advocate for the asset’s integration within
AXS, the native token of Axie Infinity, a play-to-earn nonfungible token (NFT) game built atop the Ethereum blockchain, rallied more than 100% on a quarter-to-date (QTD) timeframe to refresh a new record high above $155. Nonetheless, the cryptocurrency now risks paring a portion of its recent gains as a key technical indicator, dubbed the relative