Reddit has launched a waitlist for the upcoming site-wide expansion of its Ethereum-based ‘Community Points’ token rewards program, as well as a dedicated website. The social media platform, which runs on upvotes that earn users’ karma scores, first dabbled in crypto token rewards in Dec 2019, when it launched Ethereum-based token rewards called “Donuts” in
Stablecoins are an integral part of the the centralized crypto sector and the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystems that have sprung up over the course of the past few years because they provide the liquidity needed for traders to easily swap into different assets. They also serve as a shelter against strong downside swings like the
The world is fast moving towards a crypto-first future. One in which every company will have a strategy for how to leverage crypto, tokenized assets, smart contracts and more to transfer value and fuel a rising tide of global digital transactions and commerce. Liquidity – the ability to instantly, seamlessly and affordably exchange assets –
Looking at the winners and losers of the past week clearly shows that traders endured some serious heat as the total crypto market capitalization dropped by 12.7% when Bitcoin fell to $41,000. This sharp downside move knocked the figure from $2.37 trillion to $1.92 trillion on Dec. 3 and a total of $2 billion long
Bitcoin (BTC) and most altcoins sold off on Dec. 4 with massive deleveraging seen in the crypto derivatives markets. Data suggests more than $2.5 billion of crypto liquidations over a 24-hour period. During the recent fall, Ether (ETH) has continued to outperform Bitcoin. While Bitcoin’s market dominance has dropped below 41%, Ether has continued to
Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Jack Dorsey has stepped down as Twitter CEO Twitter co-founder
Cosmos (ATOM) has the potential to record major gains in the upcoming weeks primarily because its longer-timeframe chart is showing a bullish continuation pattern. Dubbed “bull flag,” the structure appears as the asset trends lower while bouncing between two downward sloping trendlines. However, it eventually breaks out of the range, in the direction of its
This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations. Top of the food chain This probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone in the crypto industry, but Binance founder CZ has
Layer-two (L2) solutions for the Ethereum network have become a popular topic of discussion and speculation on their associated tokens backed the massive rally seen in many of the protocols this year. The parabolic growth of the decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible token (NFT) sectors also led to a surge in the cost of carrying
Today Ether (ETH) price briefly touched $4,760, exciting investors and reminding the world that the altcoin is a mere 2.2% below the $4,870 all-time high reached 20 days ago. While the spot price action might be intriguing, let’s see what’s happening in Ether’s derivatives markets. Ether ETH/USD price at Bitstamp. Source: TradingView While it is
Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by daily trading volumes, has resumed Dogecoin (DOGE) withdrawals following a system glitch caused by the DOGE wallet upgrade. The exchange officially announced on Monday that it had restarted DOGE withdrawals after experiencing a major issue where Binance users were unable to withdraw Dogecoin for 17 days.
With the increase in the adoption of digital assets across several mainstreams, some countries are strategizing on moving with the flow. Hence, most countries across the globe are working and experimenting on developing a national digital currency that they can link with their fiat currencies. This is the primary reason for collaboration between the Republic
Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed a new limit on the total transaction calldata in a block to decrease the overall transaction calldata gas cost over the ETH network. Buterin’s post on the Ethereum Magicians forum, EIP-4488, highlights concerns regarding high transaction fees on Layer-1 blockchains for rollups and the considerable amount of time
Shiba Inu (SHIB) has reached an adoption milestone by surpassing the 1 million holders mark — even though the memecoin is trading 50% below its all-time high. News of the milestone and daily price increase has energized the Shiba Inu community since the official Shiba Inu Twitter account tweeted a shoutout late on Nov. 25.
The CEO of Ripple, the company behind the XRP cryptocurrency, is not a fan of the meme-based digital currency Dogecoin (DOGE). Brad Garlinghouse believes that DOGE is not good for the cryptocurrency market due to its alleged “inflationary dynamics” and unlimited supply. The global inflation is driving Bitcoin (BTC) price higher, but has a warning
The long-standing feud between distributed ledger technology firm Ripple and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is nearing its end, according to Ripple’s CEO. Brad Garlinghouse highlighted the progress made in the case “despite a slow-moving judicial process.” Speaking to CNBC, he predicted that the Ripple case would likely conclude in 2022. “Clearly,