Cross-border Stellar (XLM) payments are soon coming to Europe and Africa

The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), the non-profit supporting the Stellar network, announced yesterday that Flutterwave, a global payments technology company, has launched two new remittance corridors between Europe and Africa on the... Read more »

BTC price dips below $62K on VanEck Bitcoin ETF launch day

Bitcoin (BTC) fell below $62,000 on Oct. 26 as the launch of the third U.S. regulated exchange-traded fund (ETF) failed to budge sideways price action. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView... Read more »

Curve Breaks Yearly High As Token Supply Dwindles

Key Takeaways Curve has broken past its yearly high. Increased demand for the CRV token and low circulating supply are driving up the price. Currently, over 89% of all CRV tokens are... Read more »

Alleged South African Bitcoin Fraudster Makes First Court Appearance Since Arrest

Sandile Shezi, the South African bitcoin trader accused of defrauding investors, recently made his first court appearance before a Johannesburg magistrate. Shezi out on Bail The bitcoin trader’s court appearance came just... Read more »

Worldcoin wants to scan your eyeballs. But its founder says that’s the ‘future of privacy’

Worldcoin, a new startup founded by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, theoretical physics student Alex Blania and former investment associate at Bridgewater Associates Max Novendstern, uses iris recognition devices called “Orbs” to scan... Read more »

Bakkt shares skyrocket after partnering with Mastercard and Fiserv

The share price of the Intercontinental Exchange-backed crypto services company Bakkt ($BKKT) has surged as it unveiled two partnerships with major global payments firms. On Monday 25 Oct., Mastercard announced it would... Read more »

Bitfarms Mega-Mining Facility Raises Concerns Among Legislators in Argentina

The construction of a bitcoin mega-mining farm in Argentina by Bitfarms is raising concerns for legislators. Martín Berhongaray, a national deputy, recently presented a resolution to force the government to disclose information... Read more »

The Sioux Energy Center has mined 20 Bitcoin in secret since April

Electric services provider Ameren Corporation announced Monday that it has successfully mined upward of 20 Bitcoin (BTC) using excess energy generated by one of its coal-based power plants — the Sioux Energy... Read more »

Just 17% of all Ethereum addresses bought 80% of all NFTs this year

A report by Moonstream has revealed that 17 percent of addresses control over 80% of all Ethereum-based NFTs. 17% Eth addresses own 80% of NFTs The research analyzed over 7 million NFTs... Read more »

BNY Mellon Urges Ireland to Adopt Crypto Rules Before EU Regulations, Report Reveals

As authorities in the EU are still discussing union-wide cryptocurrency regulations, a major U.S. bank has reportedly lobbied the Irish government to adopt its own rules for the space. BNY Mellon launched... Read more »