Category: Crypto News

Avalanche Foundation raises $230M to support DeFi ecosystem, Tom Farren

The smart contracts platform has made substantial progress within the DeFi space since its launch last year. The Avalanche Foundation has announced a significant $230M investment from a venture capital group spearheaded by Polychain and Three Arrows Capital for the purpose of supporting the growth of the DeFi ecosystem and their ever-expanding list of applications that […]

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BTC takes aim at $50K; Solana goes down; Is ETH ‘sound money’? | Watch The Market Report w/ Charlie Burton, Cointelegraph

“The Market Report” with Cointelegraph is live right now with special guest Charlie Burton, a veteran trader and the co-founder of Ezeetrader! Tune in to watch Cointelegraph host and analyst Benton Yaun alongside resident market experts Jordan Finneseth and Marcel Pechman. Here’s what to expect in this week’s markets news breakdown:  Bitcoin (BTC) once again […]

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Cuba’s cryptocurrency regulations take effect, Osato Avan-Nomayo

Crypto is now a legal method of payment for commercial transactions in the Island nation. Resolution 215 of 2021 issued by the Banco Central de Cuba (BCC) — the country’s central bank — recognizing cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) is now in effect. According to Cuba’s official state news agency Prensa Latina, the order became official on Wednesday. […]

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Bitcoin ledger as a secret weapon in war against ransomware, Andrew Singer

Ransomware, malicious software that encrypts computers and keeps them locked until a ransom is paid, is the worlds fastest-growing cyber threat, according to Coinfirm. Recent attacks on critical national infrastructure, like the Colonial Pipeline incursion that crippled oil and gas deliveries for a week along the U.S. East Coast, have set off alarms. Ransom payments […]

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How NFTs and DeFi are Combining to Disrupt the Non-Fungible Space, NewsBTC

NFTs and DeFi are two of the biggest trends the investment world has seen this year. While non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have given rise to a whole new digital marketplace for art investors, decentralized finance (DeFi) has provided investors with a brand new landscape for using currencies free of conventional limitations. While NFTs have gained groundbreaking […]

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