Tag: Bitcoin

Binance Begins Allowing EUR Deposits and Withdrawals via SEPA Payment Network

Crypto exchange Binance has partnered with Paysafe to allow EUR deposits and withdrawals via the SEPA payment network. “The full re-opening of SEPA channels will scale up across the markets in due course,” Binance noted. Binance Resuming SEPA Transfers in Phases Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced Wednesday that it has “reopened EUR bank transfer by SEPA.” […]

Global Chip Shortage Looms Over Bitcoin Mining Industry, ASIC Supply Tightens

While Bitcoin’s hashrate has been coasting along above 175 exahash per second (EH/s) and recently reached an all-time high, a global shortage of semiconductor chips could slow the growing industry. The shortfall of supply worldwide has disrupted major industries, and manufacturers like Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) have seen stocks sink in value. At […]

Reddit Reportedly Testing NFT Profile Pic Functionality

Reddit, one of the largest micro-posting sites on the internet, is reportedly venturing further into the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The company is testing a new functionality that allows users to set NFTs as profile pics, something Twitter is already doing now. Reddit released its own batch of NFTs, called Cryptosnoos, in June 2021, […]

Turkey’s President Erdogan Instructs Ruling Party to Study Cryptocurrency, Metaverse

The president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has reportedly instructed the country’s ruling party to conduct a study on cryptocurrency and the metaverse. “It is a sensitive subject, a good and meticulous study should be done,” said President Erdoğan. Turkish President Wants the Ruling Party to Study Crypto and the Metaverse Turkish President Recep Tayyip […]

Goldman Sachs’ Blankfein Admits His View on Cryptocurrency Is Evolving — Says Crypto ‘Is Happening’

Lloyd Blankfein, a former Goldman Sachs CEO who is now the firm’s senior chairman, says his view on cryptocurrency is evolving. “I look at the crypto, and it is happening,” he added. Goldman Sachs Executive Lloyd Blankfein Says Crypto ‘Is Happening’ Lloyd Blankfein, a former Goldman Sachs CEO who has voiced skepticism about cryptocurrency in […]

Putin Urges Government, Central Bank to Reach Consensus on Crypto, Highlights Russia’s Mining Potential

President Vladimir Putin has joined the debate on the future of cryptocurrencies in Russia, calling on the government and central bank to work out a common position on their regulation. The Russian leader also emphasized Russia’s strengths as a crypto mining destination. Putin Asks Ministers and Bankers to Report Back With Consensus on Cryptocurrencies Russian […]

Technical Analysis: DAI Overtakes Cosmos, as Warner Deal Sends the Sandbox Higher

The price of cosmos (ATOM) continued to decline on Thursday, while sandbox rallied following its partnership with Warner Music Group. Overall, crypto prices were trading 3% lower in today’s session, after yesterday’s FOMC announcement. Biggest gainers The token sandbox (SAND) was one of Thursday’s biggest gainers, climbing by as much as 8 %, as prices […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Prices Shaken as Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged

Cryptocurrency markets were volatile on Thursday as traders appeared to react to the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged. Bitcoin and ethereum both saw price uncertainty, as markets now expect a March hike. Bitcoin After making a run towards the $40,000 resistance on Wednesday, trading above $38,000 in the process, BTC/USD fell to […]

US Unveils Bill Giving Treasury Secretary ‘Unchecked and Unilateral Power’ to Ban Crypto Transactions, Advocate Warns

A new bill introduced in the U.S. has a provision that “would essentially give the Treasury Secretary unchecked and unilateral power” to ban cryptocurrency transactions, warned crypto advocacy organization Coin Center. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will be able to prohibit any crypto transactions “without any process, rulemaking, or limitation on the duration of the prohibition.” […]