Ethereum needs to fix its problems. As DeFi projects flock to Ethereum, experts warn the network is not yet ready to support the frenzy.Martin Froehler, a mathematician, former hedge fund manager, and founder of Austrian crypto trading platform Morpher, told Cointelegraph that although Ethereum is the “best thing [the blockchain industry] has” for DeFi, the […]
New NFT marketplaces may even leave Ethereum altogether to deal with high gas fees. High gas prices have become a problem for non-fungible token (NFT) marketplaces, especially as they look to mint at scale, the founder of a start-up said. Sean Papanikolas, founder of NFT marketplace Cargo, told Cointelegraph in an interview that the NFT sector […]
Check out this week’s Bad Crypto podcast. It’s been a difficult week for Bitcoin this week. The price has fallen about 5 percent over the last seven days to drop beneath $10,400. It could bounce but if it continues downwards, it might drop below $10,000 and get dangerously close to the CME gap.One sign that […]
In issuing a no-action letter, the SEC took a more nuanced position on virtual assets. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) took a major step toward streamlining digital asset securities settlement by compressing the previous four-step process into three in a bid to reduce operational risk for broker-dealers.The SEC issued a no-action letter on […]
Without constant nurturing through communication and collaborative efforts, the pursuits of legislators and businesses would be fruitless. Repeatedly, proponents of disruptive technologies have proven that regulation and innovation have an immense potential to actualize a mutually beneficial existence. The often delicate relationship between innovators and regulators — which may be mired by antagonism — is […]
Emerging technologies are essential to fasten SDGs, but this shouldn’t come at the expense of prudence and careful evaluation. When the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, were conceived back in 2012, blockchain technology was in its early days. Few could have foreseen the trajectory and the potential of blockchain for advancing these ambitious targets.But today, […]
It's all about location and perception. Much has been said about attractive interest rates offered by popular crypto lending platforms like BlockFi, Celsius Network and Nexo. However, there are two sides to every coin. Paying out high interest rates requires charging even higher rates to the borrowers. Yet, Nexo co-founder Antoni Trenchev disagrees that crypto lending […]
Bitcoin remaining relatively stable despite a cryptocurrency exchange getting hacked over the weekend is a positive sign for the market’s maturity. Volatility was expected throughout the week regarding the expiration of a significant amount of futures. However, this didn’t really happen while the macro-economic environment also remains uncertain.A hack of a major cryptocurrency exchange on […]
Crypto depends on the ability of regulators to create a framework that protects consumers and makes investing in crypto more welcoming. The basis of any exchange of value is trust. The more two parties trust each other, the more they will feel confident engaging in transactions. Not just engaging in a high volume of transactions, […]
Cryptocurrency miners are back in business, but which graphics card should you choose to not be left with an empty wallet? Now that we are at the tail end of 2020, the big hardware manufacturers are starting to announce their latest, fastest offerings set to be released ahead of the holiday season. Meanwhile, the cryptocurrency […]
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