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Bitcoin Cash advocate Roger Ver sung the praises of the Ethereum ecosystem for leading the charge on global crypto adoption ahead of Bitcoin and applauded Vitalik Buterin for his adaptability.

Every year countries are pressured to ramp up their climate change commitments at the COP conference — and Bitcoin mining is an easy target.

Arthur Hayes, a former CEO of BitMEX believes the price of Bitcoin could reach $70,000 in 2024, but warned investors to brace themselves for further volatility in the latter half of this year.

Staking rewards following Ethereum’s Shanghai upgrade have made it easier for investigators to spot counterintuitive behavior by ETH holders.

Large financial institutions are getting involved in digital assets by investing capital, time and effort into on-chain analytics solutions.

FTX reboot is in the works, Multichain issues spark uncertainty and Sam Altman’s crypto project Worldcoin raises millions of dollars.

DeFi saw another multimillion-dollar rug pull this past week, and the Multichain saga continues to spiral out of control.

DeFi Dad says he'd be shocked if Bitcoin doesn’t hit $500,000 within 10 years, but he thinks Ethereum is getting more powerful all the time.

The IMF is optimistic about the Central African Republic’s economic prospects one year after adopting Bitcoin.

The policy framework showcases Pakistan’s willingness to integrate AI for public and national betterment. The country has set 15 targets with timelines ranging from 2023 to 2028.

Hotbit exchange announced that its operating conditions worsened due to an investigation involving a former team member in August 2022.

Bitcoin price could be gearing up for a decisive move, which could set the stage for XRP, LTC, RNDR and CFX.

Given the uncertainty in the macroeconomic environment, Bitcoin price bulls have no reason to bet against a six-week descending wedge pattern.

Speaking to Cointelegraph at Bitcoin Miami on May 20, Fedi CEO and co-founder Obi Nwosu explains that it is becoming “increasingly hard to deny” that Bitcoin’s ecosystem is the “fastest” and “most secure” among all crypto ecosystems.

Hyperbitcoinization is on the horizon, Bitcoin gets a seat on U.S. presidential candidates agendas and Voyager’s fund recovery plan approved.

This week’s Crypto Biz explores Tether’s first quarter audit, Ripple’s partial victory against the SEC, Worldcoin fundraising and Ledger’s controversial recovery service.

Financial infidelity has become increasingly sophisticated, as investors "hop" coins across blockchains and sink their cash into metaverse properties.

The author didn’t want to give away too many details on the book, but did note that his recounting of the FTX collapse "aims to read like a piece of fiction."

Promptly after the funds went missing, Swaprum’s Twitter, Telegram and Github accounts were all deleted, however its website is still up.

The Aave team has proposed a fix, but it cannot be implemented until governance approves it through a vote

Security expert Jameson Lopp said some users lost Ethereum tokens because of the lack of a secure storage method.

This week, Hashing It Out host Elisha Owusu Akyaw speaks to Cointelegraph’s Joe Hall about the philosophy behind Bitcoin maximalism.

Developers say third-party apps can’t access Ledger users’ keys without the device owner’s consent.

The partisan division over crypto persists. While some lawmakers believe there’s no workable framework for crypto in the U.S., others are sure the existing regulation is enough.

Trevor Jones creates NFTs fit for a King, he sold $4.3 million of NFTs in a day and he’s among the most celebrated crypto artists in the world.

Tsè said that through an extra layer of protocol which shares the security between Bitcoin and PoS, this could result in a “very strong security property.”

Even after 1.5 years of first Bitcoin-based futures ETF, we are yet to see another crypto asset based ETF product and looking at regulatory scrutiny it might take longer.

As accusations are hurled at Ledger over a controversial update, one hardware wallet has decided to open-source its firmware. Others have turned it into a marketing opportunity.

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange and NFT marketplace Crypto.com adds MATIC, USDC, and DAI to the tokens that can be purchased via its Pay service and now operates in additional countries.

On this week’s episode of The Market Report, Cointelegraph’s resident expert discusses if Bitcoin is safer than the U.S. dollar, considering the impending risk of debt default.

The bankrupt crypto lender wants its huge stash of staked Ether back, but it could be in for a wait.

LDO price is well-positioned to gain another 50% by June based on a classic bullish reversal setup after Lido DAO rebounds 40%.

Deluged by NFTs and memecoins, Bitcoin has suddenly become a worse version of Ethereum. There are conflicting ideas about how to fix it.

Celsius has made a massive transfer of 428K stETH in a potential move to stake independently.

Bitcoin’s price is attempting to flip $28,000 back to support, but derivatives data suggests that achieving this will be a challenge.

Bitcoin bulls and bears battle for control of a key area on the BTC chart, with network fundamentals due new all-time highs.

Samson Mow, the CEO of JAN3 discusses the reason behinf the latest Bitcoin network congestion and the latest hype around Ordinals and BRC-20 tokens.

Developers are working on ways to get rid of seed words and even private keys, while still keeping users in control.

Valuation trends in the report are mixed, with seed rounds up 33.3% and late-stage rounds up 209.2% compared to 2022. Meanwhile, early-stage rounds are down 16.7%.

Memes come and go, but PEPE demonstrates that greed, harassment and “community” are stalwarts of the crypto industry, according to Joe Hall.

The price of a new memecoin called Pepe has plunged 56% over the last 5 days which has seen roughly $1 billion evaporate from its total market cap.

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Cryptocurrency investment firm, Grayscale Investments has launched a new Funds Trust as well as filing for three new crypto-focused ETF products with the SEC.

The lion’s share of the fintech’s held cryptocurrency assets lie in BTC and ETH with $499 and $362 million respectively — up more than 56% since Q4 2022.

The Binance NFT marketplace announced that users will soon be able to trade and purchase Bitcoin NFTs on its platform using already-existing wallets.

A trader has spent roughly $120,000 on gas fees while making a $155,000 purchase of memecoin called Four (FOUR) on decentralized exchange Uniswap.

While most cryptocurrencies are turning down, Bitcoin, ETH, XMR, OKB and RPL are showing signs of a potential recovery.

Memecoin hype fuels Bitcoin transaction costs, BTC miners block rewards surpass $50 billion and AI’s “Godfather” warns of technology dangers.

A surge in popularity of crypto's newest memecoins helped drive transactions on the Ethereum network.

NFT art pioneer Josie Bellini has already ensured her on-chain art can live forever — and she wants to upload her brain to the metaverse, too.

The total supply of the SUI token is capped at 10 billion coins, with tokens running on delegated Proof-of-Stake, or dPoS, consensus algorithm.

BRC-20 is an experimental token standard on the Bitcoin blockchain modelled after Ethereum's ERC-20. It allows programmers to create and send fungible tokens via the Ordinals protocol.

This latest report presents an overview of two of the most popular use cases for blockchain technology — DeFi and NFTs — to help onboard the next generation of crypto users.

Crypto fell to start May as investors bet the takeover of First Republic Bank could put an end to the financial crisis.

The meme token is now among the top 100 coins by market cap following the OKX listing euphoria.

The confluence of artificial intelligence and blockchain technology is paving the way for more intelligent, secure and streamlined smart contract ecosystems.

The failure of First Republic Bank marks a volatile beginning to a busy macroeconomic week, while Bitcoin already faces downside pressure.

Coinbase executive and avid ChatGPT user Conor Grogan claims to have found a way to prompt the AI chatbot to predict the probability of Bitcoin going to near zero.