Cryptocurrency

The number of accounts holding more than one million XRP has increased by 3.7% with 30 new whales appearing over the last two weeks, according to Santiment’s holder distribution chart.  These investors now hold between $240,000 and $2.4 million in XRP each, which has contributed to upwards pressure on price. After a fairly uninspiring few
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Crypto exchange Poloniex announced it has added the DeFi token Decentr to its DeFi Innovations Zone.  Decentr, an immutable platform that collects and secures user data, allows people to monetize their internet activity. Its native toke, DEC, is used to buy and sell data and, according to Poloniex, “helps to determine the value of users’
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Cryptocurrency ranking resource CoinMarketCap is facing a backlash after listing Chainlink (LINK) as the biggest DeFi token by market cap. The website’s new DeFi section lists what executives consider to be the most important altcoins in the space, which is seeing considerable interest from traders and investors. DeFi: Next week Binance Coin? Speaking to Cointelegraph,
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For those trading in cryptocurrencies, crypto trading platforms are required to provide you with a form 1099 for use on your taxes. When doing so, the IRS is also notified of the information contained on the tax form. And although you will receive either a form 1099-K or a 1099-B, it is not always clear
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Top cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s CEO revealed his thoughts on token economics to explain how finance in the emerging new crypto industry works.  According to Binance’s blog post on July 18, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao pointed out that it makes more sense to convert fiat currency to crypto such as Bitcoin and Binance’s native token BNB. Since
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Bitcoin is a hot commodity lately. This cryptocurrency is usually at the top of experts’ and users’ lists of recommendations for investments in the digital world. If you’re thinking about using Bitcoin or have already started your crypto journey, there are steps you can take to secure your currency. Here’s how to protect your Bitcoin
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Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx launched saving accounts and margin trading for meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE). According to an announcement shared with Cointelegraph on July 9, OKEx announced that leveraged spot trading, perpetual swap contract trading, and saving features will launch tomorrow for the meme-based cryptocurrency, Dogecoin. OKEx did not answer Cointelegraph’s inquiry by press time. Exchanges
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On May 11, 2020, Bitcoin successfully executed its third block reward halving. Bitcoin halving events usually occur every four years, and the first and the second events took place in 2012 and 2016, respectively. Since miners’ rewards for verifying blockchain transactions are usually trimmed by 50% following a halving event, past events have forced miners
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For the past decade, the dominant business model in the gaming industry has been Free2Play. This model entails giving the game’s base experience away for free and then monetizing the player base through ads and in-app purchases, referred to as “microtransactions”. These transactions are a combination of purchasing game content, loot boxes, and currency packages. 
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The LKS Foundation is an Italian non-profit foundation that aims to promote initiatives that use the principle of sharing information through blockchain technology and spread the culture of fintech to innovate in sectors such as crowdfunding, ICO, and decentralized finance technologies. The Foundation’s President, Federico Olivo, is chairman and co-founder at Vistra SRL, a company
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Are you interested in purchasing Bitcoin? If so, it’s essential to understand the potential security risks surrounding it. With cybercriminals ramping up their attacks, cryptocurrency will likely be a target.  Here’s what you need to know. Wallets Carry Risks Cryptocurrency enthusiasts use both hot and cold wallets to store their Bitcoin. A hot wallet has
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