Monthly Archives: September 2021

US SEC Issues Warning on Crypto Investment Scams Citing ‘Some Investors May Have FOMO’

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning about fraudulent investment schemes involving cryptocurrencies. The regulator notes that some investors may have fear of missing out (FOMO) given the rise in prices of some crypto assets in recent years. SEC Warns Investors of Crypto Scams The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and Division of Enforcement’s Retail Strategy Task Force (RSTF) issued an Investor Alert on crypto investment scams last week. The notice explains that “Fraudsters continue to […]

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Project Dawn initiative and upcoming mainnet upgrade back LUNA’s new ATH

LUNA price rallied to a new high above $45 following the launch of the ‘Project Dawn’ funding initiative and the upcoming Columbus-5 mainnet upgrade. In the last 24-hours, Terra (LUNA), a blockchain protocol focused on building a global payments system powered by the UST stablecoin, rallied to a new all-time high at $45.  LUNA/USDT 1-day chart. Source: TradingView Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that since bottoming at a low of $5.61 on July 20, the price of LUNA has ripped 720% higher to a […]

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During September DBX Will Be Listed on the World’s Major Crypto Exchanges

PRESS RELEASE. TALLIN, ESTONIA -The most interesting event of this fall is the listing of DBX tokens, that will be available around the world at the beginning of the season. The long-awaited listing of DBX will take place on 7 of the world’s most famous exchanges. The good news is that you can buy, sell, and exchange tokens right now. Someone has already purchased them during the presale. Next, you can see the complete list of cryptocurrency exchanges, where the cryptocurrency will be available: DBX DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM […]

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El Salvador buys the dip as Bitcoin Law goes live, 101 Bored Ape NFTs sold for $24M, Ukraine passes crypto legislation: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 5-11

Coming every Saturday, Hodlers 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 Ukraine passes legislation to recognize and regulate crypto The Ukrainian parliament adopted the draft law On Virtual Assets Wednesday, which legally recognizes crypto in the country for the first time. Anastasia Bratko of the Ministry of Digital Transformation said the law allows companies […]

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Hip Hop Star Ja Rule Discusses the Growing NFT Space and Crypto — ‘I Like the Fact That Bitcoin Is Decentralized’

The non-fungible token (NFT) industry has exploded in 2021 as millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies continue to be traded for these blockchain collectibles every single day. This week, Bitcoin.com News chatted with the popular American rapper Ja Rule about NFTs as he has partnered with James Cropcho and Robert Testagrossa to build a marketplace called flipkick.io. Ja Rule Speaks About NFTs and Bitcoin, Fyre Festival, and the NFT Marketplace Flipkick.io Yesterday, Bitcoin.com News spoke with recording artist Ja Rule, who is well known for his chart-topping […]

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How El Salvador Has Become A Bitcoin Pioneer

By becoming the first country in the world to make bitcoin legal tender, El Salvador took a bold step into the future. In recent months, the Central American country of El Salvador has made news headlines around the world following their announcement to make bitcoin legal tender, becoming the first country to do so. This has been met with a mixed reaction from financial institutions, such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, due to the historically volatile nature of the cryptocurrency. However, El Salvador […]

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Stanford researcher-led Pledge raises $3M for decentralized lending protocol

Researchers from Stanford University and U.C. Berkeley contributed to the development of the crypto-asset lending platform. Decentralized lending protocol Pledge has secured $3 million in investments for its cross-chain ecosystem focused on long-term financing, highlighting the continued innovation in the DeFi sector.  The investment round was led by DHVC, a Palo Alto-based venture capital firm, with additional participation from U.C. Berkeley professor Gary LaBlanc and Stanford University community members Ray Wong and Torsten Wendl. The raise will aid Pledge in its mission to become a premier crypto-asset […]

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Iran Shuts Down More Illegal Crypto Farms, Bringing Total to Over 5,300

Authorities in Iran are continuing their crackdown on unauthorized cryptocurrency mining as electricity demand remains high. The country’s power utility company has so far closed down more than 5,300 illegal mining facilities, seizing an enormous amount of coin-minting machines. Power Utility Confiscates More Than 216,000 Mining Units From Unlicensed Miners in Iran Preventing blackouts remains a priority in Iran where electricity consumption is still higher than usual. Cryptocurrency miners, the majority of which are operating without authorization, have been blamed for electricity shortages throughout the summer. The […]

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Not dead yet: Bitcoin network logs 700,000th block as adoption grows

Block after block, Bitcoin highlights the power of programmable monetary policy even as calls for its death grow louder. Bitcoin (BTC) miners officially produced their 700,000th block on Sept. 11, marking a major milestone for a network whose detractors claim it has died 428 times since 2009.  It took Bitcoin less than two years to produce 100,000 more blocks after reaching the 600,000 milestone on Oct. 18, 2019. At the time of the last 100,000-block milestone, the BTC price was worth less than $8,000. Today, one Bitcoin […]

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SIX Swiss Exchange Receives Regulatory Approval to Launch Digital Asset Bourse

Switzerland’s stock exchange SIX has won regulatory approval to launch its long-awaited bourse for digital assets. This authorization enables the exchange “to go live with a fully regulated, integrated trading, settlement, and custody infrastructure based on distributed ledger technology for digital securities.” SIX Digital Exchange Greenlighted to Launch SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) announced Friday that it has formally obtained two licenses from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) “to operate a stock exchange and a central securities depository for digital assets in Switzerland.” The announcement states: […]

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