Nasdaq : cryptocurrencies
13h39 01  mars
MicroStrategy Keeps Stacking Sats With Additional 15M Bitcoin Buy
MicroStrategy (MSTR) still isn’t done buying bitcoin, although its latest purchase is significantly smaller than usual. The business intelligence firm announced its purchase of an additional 328 BTC for 15 million in cash on Monday. The business intelligence company’s latest investment comes...
Bitcoin Risks Spiraling Price’ on Environment, Regulatory Concerns: BCA Research
Canada-based global investment research firm BCA Research has pointed to several factors that pose a long-term threat to bitcoin s price. The energy-intensive nature of bitcoin mining and potential regulatory hurdles could hamper bitcoin’s progress to the point where the cryptocurrency could end...
Inner Mongolia to Shut Down Crypto Mining Industry: Report
Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region of China, is banning cryptocurrency mining, according to a Bloomberg report on Monday. The region plans to force cryptocurrency mining projects to close by April, according to a draft plan posted online by the Inner Mongolia Development and Reform Commission on...
Citi: Bitcoin at Tipping Point’ as Institutions Come on Board
Bitcoin is at the tipping point of its existence thanks to large institutional investment and growing regulatory groundwork, according to a new report by Citi obtained by CoinDesk. While the perception of the cryptocurrency varies greatly, it is undoubtedly the inspiration for a blockchain...
India’s Central Bank Sees Pros and Cons With National Digital Currency
The Reserve Bank of India sees a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as a double-edged sword that could promote financial inclusion, but also undermine commercial banks’ role in the economy. In a report released Friday, the central bank said, CBDC can be designed to promote non-anonymity at the...
Supercar Maker Mazzanti Cruises Into Crypto With Bitcoin Payments, Token Sale
Italian supercar manufacturer Mazzanti is roaring into the crypto space with the acceptance of bitcoin payments and the launch of a security token offering (STO). According to a press release shared with CoinDesk on Thursday, Mazzanti is aiming to raise 1 million ( 1.2 million) to develop a...
E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Now Lets Users Shop With Cryptocurrency
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is now allowing users to spend bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies at merchants throughout Japan. According to a recent announcement, users of Rakuten’s cryptocurrency wallet can now exchange bitcoin, ether and bitcoin cash for the firm’s e-money, Rakuten Cash, to...
Bitcoin Bounces Back Above 47K Despite Bearish Chart Pattern
Bitcoin regained some lost ground early on Monday, so far ignoring early indications of a bearish reversal on the weekly chart. The cryptocurrency climbed a high of 47, 162 during the European morning, having dropped to 43,119 on Sunday - its lowest since Feb. 8. Bitcoin is up 5% over 24 hours...
Bots Encouraged Buying of GameStop, Dogecoin in Meme Trading Craze: Report
The buying frenzy that sparked a rush into GameStop (GME) and dogecoin recently was likely amplified by trading bots, according to analysis from a Massachusetts-based cybersecurity company. As reported by Reuters on Saturday, PiiQ Media says it found patterns in posts and keywords posted to...
23h38 28  février
A Better Breed of DOGE? Developers Release New Core With Faster Synch Speed
Developers for Dogecoin, the meme-based cryptocurrency that somehow has parleyed cuteness into a more than 6 billion market value, are trying to make sure that the Shiba Inu-represented coin’s tech is just as good as its hype. The developers announced Sunday evening they’ve released a new...
Google Finance Adds Crypto Data Tab
Google Finance, a data site maintained by the tech giant, now has a dedicated crypto field. And it has prominent placement, too. Right at the top of the page, where users can compare markets, crypto is listed among the five default markets, which also includes U.S., Europe, Asia and ...
Crypto Exchange INX to Raise C 25M, List on TSVX for Added Credibility’
INX Limited, a cryptocurrency exchange that went public through a token offering on Ethereum in 2020, is looking to raise an additional CAD 25 million (USD 19.6 million) in a new listing on the TSX Venture Exchange. The company, which made history last year by conducting an initial public...
Tether Allegedly Received Ransom Note Demanding 500 BTC
Tether, the issuer of the USDT stablecoin, claims to have received a ransom note asking for 500 bitcoin (currently worth about USD 22 million), lest documents be made public that could harm the bitcoin ecosystem. Tether disclosed the alleged extortion attempt in a tweet Sunday. While we...
Bitcoin Tumbles to 43K, Lowest in Three Weeks
Bitcoin (BTC) fell 5.4% to about 43,000, the lowest in three weeks. Price move appears to be a continuation of last week’s trend, when bitcoin fell amid concerns that rising U.S. Treasury bond yields might prompt the Federal Reserve to tighten monetary policy sooner rather than later to keep...
MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative Raises 4M for Effort to Harden’ Bitcoin
The MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) is spinning up a multi-year effort dedicated to Bitcoin research and development. The program raised 4 million from prominent backers including CoinShares’ Meltem Demirors, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor, among others,...