Decentralized exchanges have been around for a while now, but it’s only been since the grip of decentralized finance mania has taken hold that they’ve come into their own. The growth in DEX use has been nothing short of exponential, with volumes pretty much doubling in August and...
Major Indian cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay announced it had stopped all trading due to the country’s banking ban. The official announcement was published Thursday, September 27.Citing “extremely difficult” conditions it encountered attempting to process customer orders in the current environment, the exchange gave just several hours’ notice of the...
Ledger, a crypto company providing a number of hardware wallet solutions, has obtained a successful System and Organization Controls, or SOC, Type 1 test.  Friedman LLP, a New York-based accounting firm, ran the SOC 2 Type 1 test on Ledger, according to a statement provided to Cointelegraph:"By obtaining the...
The latest Bloomberg crypto newsletter contends that the election of Joe Biden as president of the United States would bring greater mainstream adoption of Bitcoin (BTC), including a potential exchange-traded fund approval. Further, it referred to the policies of President Donald Trump's administration with regard to crypto as...
Hester Peirce, commissioner for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) affectionately known as “Crypto Mom,” says the regulator’s more conservative attitude around crypto needs to change as people become more interested in the space. In a recent interview with Cointelegraph, Peirce said the crypto landscape is changing...
Negotiations between six legal firms over $8.3 million in attorney’s fees awarded from Tezos’ $25 million class-action settlement has descended into “unseemly mudslinging,” according to lawyers representing Block & Leviton LLP (B&L) and Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP.The $25 cash million settlement agreement with Tezos (XTZ) was approved...
Decentralized internet startup TRON announced fresh details of its bid to integrate with torrent client BitTorrent in a press release Thursday, September 27, two months after the first plans went public.TRON, which acquired BitTorrent in July for an undisclosed amount, is now seeking to use its TRX token...
Tech giant Dell EMC Technologies plans to remain a leader in the Indian server market by introducing products that have blockchain capabilities, local news outlet Economic Times India reports September 26.Dell has identified blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, and cloud-compliance as key features that the firm will...
Ethereum (ETH) transaction fees have exceeded those on the Bitcoin (BTC) network for two months straight.Crypto market data aggregator Messari tweeted about the streak on October 8, noting it is the longest period that Ethereum’s transaction fee revenue has exceeded Bitcoin’s in the crypto asset’s history. Ethereum fees...
One of the most hotly debated topics around cryptocurrencies is what people can actually purchase with Bitcoin and its altcoin brethren.With Bitcoin’s 10th birthday just around the corner, it's worth taking a look at some of the most outrageous and expensive things people have been able to purchase...