Bitcoin as Alternative to Privacy-Breaching Covid Health Certificates

Source: Adobe/fotogestoeber The Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain may offer an alternative to the “Orwellian” apps that have been used by governments around the world to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, an article from bitcoin-focused financial services company Unchained Capital argues. According to the article, the main issue with the current solutions is “the type […]

Telegram’s Courtroom Saga With the SEC Comes to a $1.2 Billion End

On June 26, Judge Kevin Castel signed the final judgment in the SEC v. Telegram case, which will require Telegram pay back $1.2 billion to investors in their ICO for the failed Telegram Open Network.  Cointelegraph reported on the final judgment proposed yesterday. What has changed is the approval of the court, putting an end […]

Thai Authorities Go After Crypto in Search for Drug Money

Source: Adobe/saksuvan Authorities in Thailand are determined to hunt down the country’s well-hidden drug lords by going after everything from gold shops to oil, construction firms – and cryptocurrency, a new report by news agency AFP claims. According to the report, it is the recent downfall of a large meth syndicate, which allegedly laundered tens […]

Colombian Regulators Urged To Ditch ‘Obsolete’ Draft Crypto Law + More News

Source: Adobe/Pincio Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Regulation news Colombian regulators have been urged to start drawing up the country’s crypto legislation again from scratch, reports Criptonoticias. The media outlet writes that a consultancy group comprising […]

The Cross Chain Revolution Has Begun: 10,000 Bitcoin on Ethereum

The DeFi news category was brought to you by Ampleforth, our preferred DeFi partner Share this article Bitcoin is infiltrating DeFi, with now over 10,000 BTC locked in Ethereum. Could this growth signal a new role for BTC, as the primary choice of collateral in DeFi? Big Win for Bitcoin Interoperability Bitcoin’s role as crypto’s […]

Hedera Brings HBAR to 5M BRD Wallet Users, Announces Hackathon Winners

Source: Adobe/piter2121 Hedera Hashgraph, a public distributed ledger platform and a blockchain alternative for corporations, has announced a partnership deal with the BRD consumer wallet, which it says will bring its HBAR token to 5 million wallet users. The company also announced the winners of a recent virtual hackathon. Hedera and BRD have entered a […]

Redefining Ownership for Digital Natives – Cointelegraph Magazine

Many of them, at least in the Western world, learned to swipe a screen before they learned to talk. They’ve seen their parents get rekt on the stock market, maybe more than once, and they don’t trust ‘traditional’ anything much anyway.  By 2026 there will be more of them around than any other cohort — […]

Top Cryptocurrencies Face Trouble as PlusToken Dumps on the Market

Key Takeaways Investors fear about what the future may hold following a $460 million transaction made by addresses connected to PlusToken. Historical data suggests that every time the individuals behind this scam off-load their stolen tokens, the market tends to crash. If history repeats itself, Bitcoin could plummet to $7,700, Ethereum to $200, XRP to […]

Market Says ‘Meh’ as Largest Ever Bitcoin Options Expire

Source: Adobe/fizkes Following what was hyped as “the largest options expiry in history” for bitcoin (BTC) Friday morning, little has changed in the bitcoin spot market so far, where prices today have hovered mostly in the range of USD 9,100 to 9,200. Zooming in on the shorter timeframes, however, it is clear that a brief […]