Russian Appellate Court Cancels Decision to Block Tor Project’s Website

A court of appeals in Russia has overturned a ruling by a regional court which allowed the blocking of the Tor Project’s website in the country. Due to violations during the initial proceedings, the case has been returned to the court of the first instance for another review. Roskomsvoboda Helps Cancel the Blocking of Tor Project’s Website in Russia Procedural violations, mainly the failure to summon the owner, have led to the canceling of the regional court’s decision to block torproject.org, Roskomsvoboda announced this week. The lawyers of the non-governmental....


Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, BNB, XMR, ETC, MANA

BTC price continues to encounter selling pressure, but a brief rally or the start of consolidation could lead to sharp gains in BNB, XMR, ETC and MANA. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has declined for eight consecutive weeks, the first such losing streak since 1923. On May 20, the S&P 500 briefly fell into bear market territory, indicating that traders continue to sell risky assets in fear of a recession. Due to its tight correlation with US equities markets, Bitcoin (BTC) has remained under pressure for many weeks. The bulls are attempting to push Bitcoin higher during the weekend and....

So-Called ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Turns ‘Crypto Bro’ — ‘I Started Using U...

Following his release from prison, the former hedge fund manager and convicted felon, Martin Shkreli, discussed cryptocurrencies and using the decentralized exchange (dex) platform Uniswap from a federal penitentiary. The so-called ‘Pharma Bro’ further explained that eventually, a crypto entity could dethrone some of the largest banking giants. Martin Shkreli Talks Defi and Cryptocurrencies Martin Shkreli has been released from prison early and is now located at a halfway house located in New York. Shkreli’s federal custody will end in September, and as soon as he got....

What is total value locked (TVL) in crypto and why does it matter?

DeFi participants must be aware of the total value locked (TVL) indicator.Find out here what it is, how it is calculated and why it matters in DeFi. Largest network by DeFi TVLIn 2022, Ethereum appeared as the largest network by DeFi TVL, accounting for over half of the total DeFi volume worldwide.To give some perspective, the Ethereum DeFi network includes just under 500 protocols. It has a TVL of approximately $73 billion, with 64% of the market share, compared with BNB Smart Chain, which is the second-highest TVL at $8.74 billion in value at 7.7% of the market share, Avalanche with....

Crypto Mining Farm Uncovered in Russia’s Oldest Prison

Russian law enforcement officials are investigating a crypto mining operation at Butyrka, Russia’s oldest prison. A deputy warden has been accused of stealing electricity to mint digital coins with the help of unidentified accomplices. Deputy Warden Suspected of Mining Cryptocurrency in Moscow Prison A high-ranking representative of the management of Butyrskaya prison, in the Tverskoy District of central Moscow, is under investigation for setting up a crypto mining farm. Also known as Butyrka, this is the oldest prison in Russia, built in the distant 1771. The coin minting hardware....

Bitcoin And Retirement: U.S. House Bill To Include Crypto On 401(K) Plans

United States Rep. Byron Donalds has initiated a bill to the U.S. House of Representatives seeking to incorporate Bitcoin into every American home’s 401(K) retirement plans. It’s a novel and bold move as the bill also significantly boosts the Financial Freedom Act of 2022, which was also set in motion this month. The bill by […]

Nox Bitcoin To Refund UST At $1 To Their Customers

Nox Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency exchange in Brazil, has taken the unprecedented step of using its own funds to refund customers for their TerraUSD coins at the full rate. Following local media’s report on May 20, the Nox Bitcoin exchange has refunded all UST holders at a $1 rate with Tether’s USDT. The report stated that the crypto brokerage firm paid 620,000 Reais ($127,000). The exchange paid the amount to compensate all its customers who lost money due to the Terra ecosystem collapse.   Related Reading | Ripple Price Falls Below $0.43 As Bears Take Control Of The Market....

Bitcoin Held on Trading Platforms Continues to Drop Lower, Over 68% of the To...

Amid the market carnage tied to Terra’s recent fallout, bitcoin sent to exchanges saw a brief spike on May 7, jumping more than 2% higher from 2.481 million to 2.532 million bitcoin. Despite the recent increase of bitcoin sent to trading platforms, the number of bitcoins on exchanges today remains lower than ever before. Bitcoin Continues to be Taken Off Exchanges Bitcoin (BTC) continues to be removed from centralized cryptocurrency exchanges as the number is much lower than the lows that were recorded on November 15, 2020. 248 days earlier, on March 12, 2020, the day after the....

How Bitcoin Pizza Day Resembles Festivus

Why do we celebrate this joyous holiday, and how does it resemble the quirky holiday of Festivus?Bitcoin Pizza Day. The fabulous event that takes place once each year on May 22. I won't bore you with all the details. Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 BTC for two Papa John’s pizzas in what’s widely believed to be the first transaction of bitcoin for a physical good. Let's put some dollar value on this transaction. The two pizzas together were roughly valued at $41 at the time based on the amount of bitcoin paid.The bitcoin price hit an all-time high of $68,990. At 10,000 BTC, that's a $689,000,000....

DAI Emerges Strong Despite Terra’s Downfall

DAI tops it off as the strongest stablecoin to date despite Terra’s plunge. USDT and UST may have plummeted – but not DAI. It’s been a brutal two weeks in the crypto space especially with the devastating collapse of Terra’s stablecoin UST, which is currently trading at a little below 6 cents. Suggested Reading | […]

Cardano (ADA) Grapples At $0.524; Bullish Trajectory Coming

Cardano (ADA) prices show that the bulls are trying to overpower the market to diminish the bearish trend. ADA prices have been lingering steadily at $0.5, and a rejection strung at $0.628. More so, there has been a marked price decline of 7% in the market seen the previous days as the bearish trend takes over. The current market trading level is now at $0.524, which is pivotal as there seems to be a power struggle between the bulls and the bears. Suggested Reading | Avalanche Crumbles More Than 16% As Crypto Landslide Continues Support At $0.50; Bulls Try To Up Market Prices Support....

Dollar Cost Averaging or Lump-sum: Which Bitcoin strategy works best regardle...

A dollar invested into Bitcoin every month since December 2017 has provided investors a cumulative return of $160. Bitcoin (BTC) has declined by more than 55% six months after it reached its record high of $69,000 in November 2021. The massive drop has left investors in a predicament about whether they should buy BTC when it is cheaper, around $30,000, or wait for another market selloff.The more you look at prior $BTC price history the more one can think it's not the bottom After 190 days from the all-time high, Bitcoin still had another 150 to 200 days until it hit bottom last couple of....

Hammer Time: The Bullish Signal That Could Save Bitcoin

Bitcoin price is still struggling to hold onto support at $30,000 on high timeframes after smashing through it more than a week ago now. With buyers stepping in after the plunge, there is a chance for bulls to stop the downside with a bullish reversal candlestick setup. Learn more about the potential setup and find out if it’s “hammer time”. A Bullish Hammer Could Put A Stop To The Bear Market You wouldn’t necessarily know it by the ultra bearish sentiment or the recent plunge and resulting panic across the crypto market. But if you look at medium timeframe price charts, Bitcoin bulls....

Circle to Issue Weekly USDC Reserve Reports — Tether Publishes May 2022 Assur...

The co-founder and CEO of Circle, Jeremy Allaire, has announced the cryptocurrency firm that issues the stablecoin usd coin plans to provide the public with weekly stablecoin reserve reports. Additionally, the company Tether has also released an assurance report on its stablecoin reserves via the Cayman Islands auditing company MHA Cayman. Circle CEO Says Firm’s Stablecoin Is a ‘Very Efficient Pipe Between Legacy Electronic Dollars and Digital Currency Dollars’ The two largest stablecoin providers, Tether and Circle, want the public to be assured that tether (USDT) and....

Cointelegraph Store: Introducing Bitcoin Pizza Day merch for crypto OGs

Celebrating the first real word Bitcoin transaction, Cointelegraph launched a brand new, limited-time "Bitcoin Pizza Collection." Join in on the tradition and grab some of the coolest crypto merch. Free shipping worldwide on orders over $100. Twelve years ago today, on May 22, 2010, programmer and early Bitcoin (BTC) miner Laszlo Hanyecz made history when he traded 10,000 BTC for two large pizzas. It was the first real-world cryptocurrency transaction, and media attention from the act legitimized Bitcoin in a big way.Inspired by that delicious turning point in decentralized finance, the....

Terra’s meltdown highlights benefits of CEX risk-management systems

The Terra collapse demonstrates why crypto exchanges need advanced risk management systems — especially when providing access to DeFi protocols offering favorable yields. The collapse of Terra’s ecosystem — namely, native coin LUNA and algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD (UST) — rocked the wider blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem. Not only did Terra-ecosystem tokens (such as Anchor’s ANC) collapse in value, but the widespread fear, uncertainty and doubt sent market-leading cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) below $27,000 and $1,800, respectively, on some exchanges.As of the....

6 Questions for Sonali Giovino of Defiyield

We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Sonali Giovino, head of communications at Defiyield, a cross-chain asset management protocol that empowers users to be a part of the DeFi ecosystem.Sonali Giovino has been working in the crypto space since 2017 when she began holding weekly educational workshops, which lead to public speaking events on cryptocurrency and blockchain and her production of Vancouvers first Blockchain Yacht Cruise....

Bitcoin Pizza Day: P2P Digital Cash Actualized 12 Years Ago

While many like to use Bitcoin Pizza Day as a meme, it actualized Satoshi Nakamoto’s goal with their invention: digital money without intermediaries.Bitcoin Pizza Day is likely the famous remembrance day of Bitcoin’s history. It alludes to the day when BTC was first used to purchase a real-world product, on May 22, 2010. The transaction took place after Laszlo Hanyecz posted to the most active medium of communication about Bitcoin at the time – the Bitcoin Talk forum:“I’ll pay 10,000 bitcoins for a couple of pizzas.. like maybe 2 large ones so I have some left over for the next day. I like....

Bitcoin Pizza Day: P2P Digital Cash Actualized 12 Years Ago

While many like to use Bitcoin Pizza Day as a meme, it actualized Satoshi Nakamoto’s goal with their invention: digital money without intermediaries.Bitcoin Pizza Day is likely the famous remembrance day of Bitcoin’s history. It alludes to the day when BTC was first used to purchase a real-world product, on May 22, 2010. The transaction took place after Laszlo Hanyecz posted to the most active medium of communication about Bitcoin at the time – the Bitcoin Talk forum:“I’ll pay 10,000 bitcoins for a couple of pizzas.. like maybe 2 large ones so I have some left over for the next day. I like....

Cryptocurrency Is ‘Worthless,’ European Central Bank President Says

Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank, has warned that cryptocurrencies are worthless and should be regulated. The ECB boss believes that regulating the sector will prevent people from gambling their life savings on cryptocurrencies. “My extremely modest opinion is that cryptocurrency is worthless. It is founded on nothing, and there are no underlying […]

Prepare for Recession: Musk and Goldman Sachs’ Blankfein Weigh In; Galaxy Dig...

This week, both Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein and Tesla boss Elon Musk weighed in on the issue of an impending recession in the U.S., issuing sobering estimations. In the wake of Terra’s epic implosion, the topic is all the more critical, but LUNA-tattooed Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz still thinks the “crypto revolution is here to stay.” This is the Bitcoin.com News Week in Review. Goldman Sachs’ Blankfein Advises Companies and Consumers to Prepare for US Recession — Says It’s a ‘Very, Very High Risk’ Lloyd Blankfein, a....

NFTs: Empowering artists and charities to embrace the digital movement

With many asking what’s next for NFTs, charities and nonprofits are exploring and maximizing their power for charitable giving. Depending who you ask, NFTs are either a new and exciting way to invest, or a bearish, overhyped sector. Regardless, journalists, investors and collectors have paid significant attention to the growing NFT market in the past year. NFTs continue to be one of the most popular Web3 entry points, an opportunity for everyone from casual art fans to crypto billionaires to own a unique asset stored on the blockchain. As NFT visionaries have recently pointed out, NFTs....

Bitcoin targets record 8th weekly red candle while BTC price limits weekend l...

The weekly chart looks decidedly grim for BTC/USD despite a lack of volatility over the weekend. Bitcoin (BTC) gave bears little joy over the weekend as the May 22 weekly close looked set to revolve around $30,000.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewWaiting for Bitcoin to "make a decision"Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it held a narrow range after the Wall Street trading week.With volatility absent, traders hoped for a move to larger areas of support or resistance next.“Still wedged between the supply and demand zone .. Hoping....

SWIFT Is Experimenting With Decentralized Technologies to Allow CBDC Intercon...

SWIFT, the interbank payments protocol and messaging system, has announced it is working to connect the different central bank digital currency (CBDC) protocols in development today. The company has partnered with Capgemini, a digital services provider, making a series of experiments to ensure that the new set of CBDCs have cross-border payments and remittance capabilities. SWIFT Set to Modernize Connection Systems SWIFT, the bank and payments interconnection protocol, is working to bring its services to the upcoming group of central bank digital currencies. The member-owned....

Crypto Disaster: Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Claims He’s Not A Billio...

The recent crypto market crisis has not only hurt investors, but also notable entrepreneurs, erasing billions of dollars from their fortunes. Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, is one example. In 2014, the 28-year-old founded Ethereum, a leading cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Buterin revealed on social media on Friday that he is no longer a billionaire. […]

Bitcoin Pizza Day rewind: A homage to weird and wonderful BTC purchases

In recognition of Bitcoin pizza day, the first-ever real-world transaction using Bitcoin, Cointelegraph speaks with the crypto community about their historic BTC purchases. Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day! Before you dial for a Margherita to commemorate the world’s first real-world Bitcoin transaction, here’s a slice of trivia:What do a family holiday to Japan, a 50 Cent album, a steak dinner, and a framed cat photo all have in common? They were all paid for with Bitcoin (BTC) by members of the Cointelegraph Bitcoin community! And just like the Bitcoin pizzas that cost 10,000 BTC, which are now....

Sony Announces Metaverse Push in Latest Annual Corporate Strategy Meeting

Sony, the global electronics giant, has announced it will take a more focused approach when it comes to metaverse experiences as part of its entertainment strategy. The company that owns the Playstation brand revealed that prior investments in Epic, makers of the Fortnite game, and Bungie, another gaming studio, are part of this new push. Sony to Take Metaverse Seriously Gaming and entertainment brands are now trying to integrate metaverse experiences to entice more users to enter their ecosystems. Sony, one of the most influential companies when it comes to entertainment and....

A16z Rolls Out $600 Million Gaming, Web3 And Metaverse Dedicated Fund

Andreessen Horowitz (A16z) is launching a new fund that will exclusively invest in the gaming and metaverse industries. The new $600 million fund is comprised of a pool of dedicated cash and a new internal structure aimed at locating acquisitions inside the gaming vertical. The fund, which aspires to establish the future of the gaming […]

Bitcoin stands apart from other crypto, and what that means for US public policy

Not all cryptocurrencies are equal, and Bitcoin’s prior claim among decentralized digital assets makes it special. United States President Joe Biden’s executive order on digital assets has kickstarted an interagency mission to support financial innovation while protecting American consumers and interests. While many industry leaders welcome the constructive tone, some critics hope for a crackdown. We don’t blame them.Many cryptocurrency projects operate behind thin veils of decentralization. In public, they’re sold on the premise that they distribute power. Behind the curtains, leaders....

Singapore High Court Injunction Blocks Sale or Transfer of BAYC #2162 NFT

The Singapore High Court has granted a court injunction which stops or blocks the sale of a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) that one man claims was wrongfully taken away from him. NFT Used as Collateral A Singapore man has won a court injunction that blocks the sale or potential transfer of a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) that he claims to be rightfully his. According to a report, the NFT is currently in the possession of an online lender named Chefpierre. The man, who has been identified by the Strait Times (ST) as Janesh....

Report: BRICS Countries Told to Consider Countering the Dollar’s Global Hegemony

Chinese experts have called on leaders of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries to consider countering the dollar, whose global hegemony is thought to be abusive. Still, the experts concede that any attempt to diminish the dollar’s dominance will take time. BRICS Countries’ Dependence on the US-Dominated Global Financial System Chinese experts have urged BRICS countries, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, to counter the dollar’s global dominance which is now being abused by the United States government, a report....

The truth behind the misconceptions holding liquid staking back

Staking is complicated, but learning the truth behind these four myths will help to increase liquid staking mass adoption. Blockchains have relied on proof-of-work (PoW) validation since their inception. Yet the PoW consensus proved to be unsustainable with its high energy usage and its need for fast, powerful hardware creating high barriers to entry. That’s why blockchains are adopting proof-of-stake consensus algorithms (PoS), where those wanting to earn rewards don’t have to compete against other miners, but can simply stake part of their crypto for a chance to be chosen to be a....

Bill Gates: Crypto Has No Valuable Output — It’s Not Adding to Society Like O...

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has explained why he does not own any bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. “I like investing in things that have valuable output,” Gates said, adding that crypto is “not adding to society like other investments.” Bill Gates on Crypto, and Why He Isn’t Investing Microsoft co-founder Bill....

Rich Dad Poor Dad’s Robert Kiyosaki Thinks Bitcoin Could Bottom Out at $9K — ...

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has explained why he is still bullish about bitcoin. He’s waiting for the cryptocurrency to test a new bottom before getting in, which he indicated could be as low as $9K. Kiyosaki Believes the Price of Bitcoin Could Fall to $9K The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, is still bullish about bitcoin. He’s waiting for the price of BTC to test a new bottom before getting in. Rich Dad Poor Dad is a 1997 book co-authored by Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter. It has been on the....

Kevin O’Leary Expects US Crypto Regulations to Come Out After Midterm Elections

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, says U.S. crypto regulations will not come out until after the midterm elections. He explained that President Joe Biden “is not interested in discussing crypto” when his approval ratings have sunk to record lows. O’Leary also cited other factors, including double-digit inflation and high food and gas prices. Kevin O’Leary on Crypto Regulation, Biden’s Policy Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary talked about bitcoin and cryptocurrency regulation in an interview with Stansberry Research,....

ETH Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Says The Merge Could Happen in August, There’s...

Following the statements from Ethereum developer Preston Van Loon at the Permissionless conference, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has further confirmed The Merge will likely happen in August. Buterin noted, however, that it’s quite possible there’s still a risk of delay, and The Merge could happen in September or October 2022. The Merge Could Happen in August, Buterin Says Just recently, Vitalik Buterin spoke at the ETH Shanghai Web 3.0 Developer Summit and Ethereum’s co-founder discussed the highly-anticipated proof-of-stake (PoS) transition.....

Binance CEO Shares Lessons From The Crash Of LUNA, UST Coin

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao shared some crypto recommendations following the collapse of TerraForm Labs LUNA and UST Coins resulting in the loss of $40 billion and affecting the whole crypto market.    The crash incident of LUNA/UST is a tragedy that has resulted in financial loss to many people, Changpeng Zhao commented in a blog post […]

Draft Law About NFTs Submitted to Russian Parliament

Lawmakers have filed a bill with the State Duma aimed at introducing the term NFTs to Russian legislation. The authors of the draft say the rights of those who own non-fungible tokens need to be protected as Russians are currently dealing with NFTs at their own risk. Russian Deputies Propose Amendments Legally Defining NFTs Members of the lower house of Russian parliament, the Duma, have put forward a draft law that will incorporate the term “NFT-tokens” into the Civil Code of the Russian Federation. The sponsors of the bill, Vladislav Davankov and Anton Tkachev,....

Why is Ethereum used for NFTs?

Read this guide to understand the relationship between Ethereum and NFTs, and explore why Ethereum is used for NFTs. Which blockchain is best for NFTs?When choosing any blockchain for minting NFTs, such as Ethereum for NFT development, ensure the robustness of its smart contracts, check the blockchain’s fee structure, security measures and transaction speed, and assess the possibility of forking.In the cryptocurrency market, NFTs are a significant niche. They provide further exposure to cryptocurrencies for people who might not otherwise have come into contact with these assets. In....

Dubai Creates Committee to Help Cement Its Position as ‘Key City in the Metav...

The rulers of Dubai have created a committee that is mandated with tracking the latest developments in the digital economy. The committee is also expected to bolster the rulers’ quest to make Dubai a “key city in the metaverse.” Dubai Rulers’ Vision The Dubai rulers, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum the crown prince and the deputy prime minister, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, reportedly “reviewed vital technology trends in the metaverse and issued directives to form a task force to track the latest....

Crypto.com Steps Up To Boost Security And Privacy Studies Via Donations

Hong-kong based cryptocurrency exchange, Crypto.com, known for its industry-standard security measures, announced on Thursday that it is granting a donation of an undisclosed amount to the Crypto Research Lab of the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in order to boost the analysis of security and privacy in this age of digital revolution. The crypto exchange inked […]

Crypto’s Barren Wasteland: A Look at What’s Left of Terra’s Defi and Token Ruins

Following the Terra blockchain fallout and the great UST de-pegging event, the Terra network ecosystem is now a wasteland of almost worthless tokens and protocols. While both UST and LUNA were top ten crypto market cap contenders, Terra’s decentralized finance (defi) presence was second to Ethereum in terms of total value locked. Today, the remaining Terra-based token holders and defi protocol operators seem to be waiting for a miracle. Terra’s Token Economy Has Lost 96% of Its Value There’s been an abundance of news surrounding the Terra blockchain fiasco....

Celebrating Bitcoin Pizza Day With Knoxville Bitcoin Network

One meetup group will gather to purchase pizzas using bitcoin and celebrate the day that Bitcoin achieved its first real-world moment of adoption.Knoxville Bitcoin Network will be hosting a Bitcoin Pizza Day Meetup on March 22, 2022. This idea was brought up in our group chat and the event will serve as a way to pay homage to the legend of Bitcoin Pizza Day. Invite for Bitcoin Pizza Day in Knoxville, TN For those unfamiliar with Bitcoin Pizza Day, this is the day the first Bitcoin transaction was made in exchange for another real world item: pizza. On May 22, 2010, Laszlo Hanyecz paid....

Crypto gaming and the monkey run: How we should build the future of GameFi

Tokens cannot make a game — but they can break one. We can envision a clearer future for a sustainable and decentralized GameFi space. You’ve seen it before. An amazingly talented gaming founder teams up with a top-tier studio, promising to create a wondrous game experience built on the industry’s most powerful engines. But then, it happens: It’s paired with a dubious shitcoin that launches well before even a morsel of game content drops.In the not-so-distant past, mainstream media may have referred to the hype-fueled crypto bull market — but, with Bored Ape floor prices still in the....

Ethereum Has Destroyed $8.10 Billion in Ether, ETH Scarcity to Increase After...

According to current metrics, the Ethereum blockchain has burned 2.35 million ether since the implementation of Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559. The $8.10 billion in value was burned over the course of nine months and during the last seven days, 18,110 ether worth $34.9 million was destroyed. 2.35 Million Ethereum Burned — Ethereum Dev Says The Merge Could Happen in August Approximately 288 days ago, Ethereum developers implemented EIP 1559, a ruleset upgrade that basically changed the algorithm tied to the base fee per gas in the protocol and the network now burns the base....

Bitcoin Pizza Day, A Day Of Celebration

Bitcoin Pizza Day is a time to get together with friends and family to remember the day that marked the first time bitcoin had a market value.“Pizza For Bitcoins?”That is the title of a post from a user named “laszlo” dated May 18, 2010, on the obscure forum in a dimly-lit corner of the internet, bitcointalk.org. The request was straightforward enough, “I’ll pay 10,000 bitcoins for a couple of pizzas. Like maybe 2 large ones so I have some left over for the next day. I like having left over pizza to nibble on later.”A user named “ender_x” commented on the thread later that day saying he....

Biggest Movers: SOL Slips Again as ATOM Drops 10% to Start the Weekend

SOL was trading lower to start the weekend, as prices slipped on Saturday. This comes as bears re-entered the market following a week of consolidation. ATOM was one of the biggest movers, falling by 10%. Cosmos (ATOM) After climbing by over 15% on Friday, ATOM was one of the biggest losers on Saturday, as prices fell by over 10%. ATOM/USD followed up yesterday’s peak of $12.12 by falling to an intraday low of $10.82 to start the weekend. The move comes as ATOM moved back towards its floor of $9.90, just as some were preparing for a rally towards $15.00. However, instead of this, we....

Cosmos (ATOM) Skyrockets 12% Following Bitcoin And Ethereum Recovery

The crypto market is showing signs of recovery, and it seems Cosmos has also been pulled in the same direction with an increase of 12% in the last 24 hours. Cosmos (ATOM), the 27th biggest cryptocurrency, has a total market cap of $3.2 billion. ATOM, the token that fuels the Cosmos blockchain network, has been gaining a lot of traction with an increase of over 12.7% overnight. Currently, ATOM is trading at the price point of $11.45. Suggested Reading | Avalanche Crumbles More Than 16% As Crypto Landslide Continues ATOM Remains In Bear Territory  Even though the charts have been....

Coinbase Sponsorship Draws Criticism From WNBA Fans Amid Market Collapse

Not everyone was thrilled by the news that Coinbase has teamed up with the WNBA. The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) is one of America’s most popular sports leagues. Still, many basketball fans were upset about their league partnering with a crypto exchange company amid a market crash. Last October, the US crypto brokerage rapidly […]

Do Kwon faces legal trouble in South Korea, China remains Bitcoin mining powe...

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 WeekCourt documents reveal Do Kwon dissolved Terraform Labs Korea days before LUNA crash Terraform Labs co-founder dissolved two of the entitys locations in South Korea, as well as Terraform Labs Korea, just prior to the LUNA and UST collapse, according to legal documents. Although the decision to dissolve the offices....