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MetaMask Wallet Review (2021): A Simple, Feature-Packed Crypto Wallet

In brief MetaMask is an Ethereum wallet and browser extension that can be used on Chrome, Brave, Edge and Firefox. It enables users to store Ethereum...

The US Won't Ban Bitcoin, Says OCC's Brian Brooks

In brief Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks said that regulators "are very focused on not killing" the crypto industry. US regulators also have no...

Ethereum Transaction Volumes Hit $41 Billion in November

In brief Ethereum transaction volume amounted to $41 billion in November, according to DappRadar's monthly report. The total value locked in decentralized finance projects surpassed $13...

Why Bitcoin and Stocks Went Wild During A Global Recession

When historians look back on 2020 and ask what will it be most known for, there are two stories they could tell. On the...

Darknet Markets Made More Money Than Ever in 2020

Darknet markets have surpassed their 2019 revenue this year with a month to spare, according to a report published by Chainalysis yesterday.  Darknet markets have...

1 Million ETH Gets Locked up in Ethereum 2.0

A million ETH have found their way to the smart contracts of Ethereum 2.0, four days after the protocol successfully launched its beacon chain,...

Pakistan Moves to Legalize Bitcoin as Economy Tumbles

A State Assembly in Pakistan passed a resolution this week demanding laws for cryptocurrency ownership and Bitcoin mining, tweeted Zia Ullah Bangash, an advisor to...

The Crypto Exchange That Missed Out on Bitcoin's Bull Run

Bitcoin’s late-2020 price surge—from $10,134 on September 3 to above $19,000—has made a lot of cryptocurrency exchanges happy. Leading exchange Binance has watched its trading...

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee Has a Plan to Decentralize the Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web and CTO of Inrupt, thinks he's come up with a way to decentralize the...

How IRS Tax Rules May Apply to Ethereum 2.0

In brief Ethereum 2.0 has finally launched. But that launch brings with it important questions about how participants of proof-of-stake networks will be taxed. The IRS has...

Crypto Game Blankos Block Party to Open in Beta December 10

In brief PC crypto game Blankos Block Party will launch in open beta on December 10. Players can create their own game experiences and compete online. Mythical...

CZ Lands on Bloomberg's 50, Next to Fauci and Kaepernick

As a cryptocurrency billionaire, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao doesn't need the plaudits. But they sure are nice. Bloomberg Businessweek today named CZ to its Bloomberg...
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‘Every asset manager must understand Bitcoin’

American entrepreneur Erik Voorhees who founded ShapeShift said that any asset manager today who remains ignorant of Bitcoin “needs to seriously check their premises.” He...

It’s not about data ownership, it’s about data control, EFF director says

As technology advances, personal data becomes an increasingly relevant topic. Many in the crypto industry hold sovereign finance and data privacy in high regard. Participants' best...

Crypto’s New Villain: Meet the Legal Scholar Behind the STABLE Act

In brief Rohan Grey worked on the STABLE Act, which would require stablecoin issuers to get a banking license. The act has been criticized by many...

Bitcoin Fever Cools as Price Dips, Crypto Market Sheds $9 Billion

After a brief episode of Bitcoin euphoria and an all-time high price, the crypto market is on the come down today. The top 10 crypto...

You Could Soon Pay for Spotify’s Audio Streaming Subscription with Bitcoin

Advertisement     Bitcoin is still gaining more popularity, and the crypto industry at large is winning hearts and minds. Spotify is the latest conquest of...

Upcoming Cardano hard fork to introduce 'token locking' ahead of Goguen

IOHK, the development arm behind Cardano, recently announced a new hard fork of the protocol scheduled for mid-December.  Kevin Hammond, a software engineer at IOHK,...