• Bitcoin News - 22 January 2022, 9:40 am

    Bitdefender, a cybersecurity and antivirus company, has detected BHUNT, a new kind of malware that targets cryptocurrency wallets via software installs. The malware works on top of installs of unsecured or cracked software, that already comes packaged with the system to be deployed on desktop environments. Once installed, the software extracts passphrases and seeds from…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 22 January 2022, 9:00 am

    There are several ways in which users can get started using the Uniswap DEX such as the MetaMask wallet, the Trust Wallet, and the Coinbase wallet. The Uniswap decentralized exchange (DEX) is the most popular DEX built on the Ethereum blockchain. For users wondering, “What is Uniswap?,” this article provides an overview of what it…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 22 January 2022, 8:25 am

    “When I started, I almost gave up multiple times. I just want to help others have a more streamlined way to get into crypto,” said Brenda Gentry, a former USAA mortgage underwriter. Brenda Gentry, a former USAA mortgage underwriter from Texas, believes that the cryptocurrency ecosystem offers a fighting chance to overcome the generational curse…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 22 January 2022, 7:30 am

    The Central Bank of Iran soon plans to launch the pilot phase of its digital currency project, an official unveiled. The Islamic Republic hopes to a join a growing club of nations that want to take advantage of having a sovereign coin, while it also seeks to implement blockchain technology in other areas. Iran to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 22 January 2022, 5:03 am

    President Nayib Bukele confirmed that the purchase of 410 BTC was made against $15 million, placing the trading price at approximately $36,585 per BTC. The Central American country of El Salvador has added 410 Bitcoin (BTC) to its central reserve as BTC prices trade below $37,000, a price last seen on July 26th, 2021. The fresh…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 22 January 2022, 4:30 am

    The Botswana government is set to present a “Virtual Asset Bill” to the country’s parliament, a move that could see it become one of the first countries in Africa to have laws regulating cryptocurrencies. Preventing the Proliferation of Risks Associated With Cryptos A Botswana government draft document that proposes to regulate new and…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 22 January 2022, 2:30 am

    Trading platform Robinhood has begun rolling out crypto wallets to 1,000 customers. Users can send and receive their cryptocurrencies from Robinhood to external crypto wallets, the company explained, adding that by March, 10,000 customers will be testing the wallets before rolling out to the rest of the waitlist. Robinhood Lets 1,000 Customers Test Its…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 22 January 2022, 2:09 am

    With the introduction of blockchain-based assets for games comes the possibility of entirely new business models and innovative development. The first computer games were developed in the late 20th century with the sole purpose of entertaining their audience. One of the first goals was to distract players from their routine work and provide them access…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 22 January 2022, 12:30 am

    The mayor of New York City, Eric Adams, has received his first paycheck in bitcoin and ether via Coinbase. “Promise made, promise kept,” the mayor said, referring to his promise to take his first three paychecks in cryptocurrency. Mayor of New York City Takes Paycheck in Cryptocurrency With the Help of Coinbase New…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 January 2022, 11:30 pm

    The hype that sparked rapid growth in blockchain-based play-to-earn games in 2021 has begun to dissipate, but here are three projects focused on bringing fresh blood to the ecosystem. Blockchain-based play-to-earn (P2E) gaming had a breakout year in 2021, and as the cryptocurrency ecosystem evolves in 2022, the P2E gaming sector and those that invest…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 January 2022, 11:00 pm

    The life cycle of smart contract development involves crucial steps: create, freeze, execute and finalize. Can a smart contract be destroyed?Yes, smart contracts can be destroyed using the selfdestruct function.Ethereum smart contracts provide a selfdestruct function that allows them to destroy a contract on the blockchain system. It is, however, a two-edged sword for developers.…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 21 January 2022, 10:30 pm

    Indonesia’s Tarjih Council and the Central Executive Tajdid of Muhammadiyah have issued a fatwa (decree) stipulating the illegality of cryptocurrency use or investment by the country’s Muslims. The fatwa points to the volatility as well as the lack of state backing as reasons why Muslims must avoid investing or using cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies Thought to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 January 2022, 10:07 pm

    BTC price dropped to new lows at $36,000, leading analysts to call for a “Hail Mary close above $39,600” to stave off a bearish shift in Bitcoin’s market structure. Bitcoin (BTC) price continues to sell-off and the knock-on effect is an even sharper correction in altcoins and DeFi tokens. At the time of writing, BTC…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 January 2022, 10:00 pm

    The business intelligence firm has reported it used non-GAAP methods of calculating figures for its BTC buys excluding the “impact of share-based compensation expense and impairment losses and gains on sale from intangible assets.” Business intelligence firm MicroStrategy reportedly acted contrary to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s accounting practices for its crypto purchases.According to a…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 21 January 2022, 10:00 pm

    PRESS RELEASE. Irvine, California, January 21, 2022: Merkle Standard, a sustainable digital asset mining platform, announced a new miner purchase order from Bitmain Technologies Limited. The executed purchase agreement is for 13,500 mining rigs from the leading ASIC mining manufacturer and aligns with Merkle Standard’s goal of becoming the industry’s most efficient and sustainable miner. …Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 January 2022, 9:52 pm

    General consensus seems to be that it’s been all downhill both before and after Bitcoin’s recent 13th birthday. Many crypto enthusiasts turned to social media on Friday to voice their frustrations with the state of the crypto market. One Reddit user named imyourkingg allegedly invested 30% of his net worth into Bitcoin (BTC) a few months…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 January 2022, 8:30 pm

    The total value locked on Metis rose by 99,881% in a month after the layer-two project integrated with numerous DeFi protocols and cross-chain bridges. Attracting liquidity has become a de facto arms race in the growing decentralized finance (DeFi) landscape. Projects constantly battle to attract investors’ funds by offering enticing yields for crypto holders willing…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 21 January 2022, 8:30 pm

    A16z, a leading VC company in crypto, is reportedly ramping up its investments in the field this year. The company is said to be looking for $4.5 billion to invest in different cryptocurrency-related funds. This amount more than doubles the entire amount the company invested in crypto last year. A16z to Double Down on…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 21 January 2022, 6:30 pm

    Following the drop in value during Thursday evening’s trading sessions, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty rose to a lifetime high, reaching 26.64 trillion after jumping 9.32% at block height 719,712. The mining difficulty’s all-time high (ATH) is now higher than the ATH it reached on May 15, 2021, which means it is currently more difficult than ever…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 21 January 2022, 4:30 pm

    A lot has changed in regard to the prices of various crypto assets throughout 2021, as today’s top crypto assets look a lot different than they did 12 months ago. Moreover, the most valuable cryptocurrencies in terms of U.S. dollars per unit have also changed, and the top ten most expensive coins have shifted. The…Read More