Ethereum

Bitcoin (BTC) pierced the top of a stubborn trading range on Aug. 11 as a decidedly awkward rally took hold of risk assets. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin retracement warnings intensify near $25,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting highs of $24,750 on Bitstamp, marking its best performance
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Hot on the heels of an official announcement from USD Coin (USDC) issuer Circle Pay, stablecoin giant Tether has now also officially confirmed its support behind Ethereum’s upcoming Merge upgrade and switch to a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism-based blockchain. The announcement came on the same day as its stablecoin competitor, who pledged they will only
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The protocol was at the heart of recent decentralized finance hacks and exploits, notably the reported theft of $455 million by the North Korea-affiliated Lazarus Group. The U.S. Treasury Department has placed more than 40 bitcoin addresses purportedly linked to the controversial mixer Tornado Cash on the Office of Foreign Asset Control’s (OFAC) Specially Designated
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Crypto platform Bitcoin.com is looking to expand its ecosystem by introducing Bitcoin (BTC) holders to the world of decentralized finance (DeFi) and implementing new services such as a decentralized exchange (DEX) in its platform.  Speaking with Cointelegraph’s Andrew Fenton at the Korea Blockchain Week (KBW) 2022, Bitcoin.com’s head of financial services Corbin Fraser said that
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Bitcoin is likely to transition from a risk-on to a risk-off asset in the second half of 2022, as the macroeconomic environment is rapidly shifting towards a recession, said Mike McGlone, senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg, in a recent interview with Cointelegraph. McGlone predicted: “ I see it transitioning to be more of a risk-off asset
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Blockchain technology has spawned many applications over the past few years, the most popular being cryptocurrencies. It has also facilitated the creation of many decentralized, secure and transparent marketplaces in the digital economy.  Offering far more trust since all transactions are immutably recorded on the blockchain, this technology has been well supplemented by the smart
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After a successful third testnet merge, Sept. 19 was recently proposed as the tentative target date for the Ethereum Merge. Ethereum is set to fully transition from proof-of-work (PoW), the original consensus mechanism used by the Bitcoin network, to the more energy-efficient proof-of-stake (PoS) used by younger networks like Solana and Cardano. “The Merge won’t
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Developing a cryptocurrency token has been a complex task, as it requires advanced blockchain programming skills. Until recently, only blockchain developers with strong coding skills could create a mechanism to mint digital coins. This scenario, however, led to the development of platforms where anyone, not knowing even an iota of programming, could launch their cryptocurrencies.
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