Paxos, Credit Suisse Claim First Blockchain-Based Settlement of US Equities

New York-regulated crypto startup Paxos, in conjunction with Credit Suisse and Nomura-owned broker-dealer Instinet, has claimed bragging rights for the first live blockchain-based...

Brazil’s Central Bank to Launch Near-Instant Payments as a Response to Cryptocurrencies

A new payments system is coming to Brazil later this year promising almost instant transfers.Called PIX, the project from the country's central bank...

Ethereum price plummets despite strong network activity growth

Ethereum’s intense uptrend seen throughout 2020 reached a boiling point in early-February, with ETH’s break above $200 allowing it to incur parabolic momentum...

Altcoins Fall from $100 Billion MCap – Will XRP, Ethereum and Litecoin Hold Support?

The total market capitalization of altcoins slips below $100 billion on 19th February after a flash drop in Bitcoin. Advertisement As reported yesterday...

No, Concentration Among Miners Isn’t Going to Break Bitcoin

CoinDesk columnist Hasu is a pseudonymous crypto researcher publishing analysis for Deribit Insights and his personal blog. A recent TokenAnalyst report claims a...

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Has Solid Fundamentals Despite Price dropping 21%

Ethereum Classic (ETC) is one of the worst performing digital assets in the top 20. Advertisement The coin, ETC, is down by...

OpenNode Finds Way for Retailers to Turn Fiat Payments Into Bitcoin (Using Apple Pay)

The bitcoin payments startup OpenNode just gained access to Apple Pay, according to the startup’s head of marketing, Ryan Flowers.This could be a...

US Court Tells Telegram and SEC to Focus on ‘Economic Realities’ of Gram Token...

A U.S. federal judge says the SEC shouldn't get hung up on "labels" in determining whether messaging platform Telegram conducted an illegal securities...

Chainlink’s Sergey Nazarov on What DeFi Can Learn From Early Exchange Hacks

Sergey Nazarov joins today's episode of The Breakdown to discuss the role of price oracles in the recent DeFi attacks, plus what DeFi...