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Jan 15, 2021 2:00:21 PM
1 Bitcoin briefly loses its spot as top cryptocurrency — Wait, what?

Bitcoin's twin took over the number-one spot on CoinMarketCap.

Jan 14, 2021 4:08:18 PM

2 Liquidators seek expanded probe of alleged South African Bitcoin scheme

Liquidators of the embattled Mirror Trading International want a deeper probe of the alleged Bitcoin multi-level marketing scheme.

Jan 15, 2021 10:49:00 AM

3 US Fed: CBDC a ‘very high priority’ to combat bad private sector money

The United States Federal Reserve needs its own digital currency to protect against a possible overnight proliferation of stablecoin technology, says Fed chairman Jerome Powell.

Jan 15, 2021 11:14:03 AM

4 JPMorgan Provides $100M Financing Facility for Blockchain Mortgage Platform Figure

The facility covers both conforming and jumbo mortgages – loans in excess of the traditional lending restrictions.
Jan 15, 2021 11:40:36 AM

5 Advisers Allocating Crypto in Clients’ Portfolios Rose 49% Last Year: Survey

The number of advisers allocating to crypto in client portfolios rose from 6.3% to 9.4% in 2020.
Jan 15, 2021 12:57:51 PM

6 Respect the Pomp: RSK’s token spikes 30% after founder appears on podcast

RIF got a nice price boost hours after its founder appeared on Pomp’s podcast.

Jan 15, 2021 4:27:53 AM

7 Ripple Tech to Power New Malaysia-Bangladesh Remittance Corridor

Malaysia's Mobile Money and Bangladesh's bKash will leverage RippleNet for wallet-to-wallet transactions.
Jan 15, 2021 10:13:00 AM

8 Did Grayscale push Bitcoin back up to the $40K mark?

Some stats indicate Bitcoin’s current rally could be more reliant on institutional investors than ever before.

Jan 15, 2021 2:29:21 AM

9 EDM star Deadmau5 teams up with Mad Dog Jones on NFT art collection

EDM artist Deadmau5’s NFT collections highlight the potential of digital artworks to his millions of followers.

Jan 15, 2021 4:52:45 AM

10 The Definitive Breakdown of All Bitcoin FUD, With Dan Held

From “backed by nothing” to “China mining control,” a complete look at the best response to every category of bitcoin FUD out there.
Jan 14, 2021 7:30:11 PM

11 Bitcoin Core’s Latest Release Is Out: Here’s What’s in It

These new features don’t grab headlines every day, but the improvements they make to the Bitcoin network’s privacy, tooling and complex transaction logic are building a stronger foundation.
Jan 14, 2021 9:57:57 PM

12 What Crypto Can Expect From Gary Gensler at the SEC

A ex-CFTC official on how Biden's rumored pick to head the SEC might treat crypto-related issues.
Jan 14, 2021 10:37:07 PM

13 Liquidators of South African Bitcoin Trading Club Request Greater Probe Powers

Placed under provisional liquidation last month, Mirror Trading had claimed to be able to offer returns of 10% a month using bots to trade client's bitcoin.
Jan 15, 2021 9:17:43 AM

14 Galaxy enters Bitcoin mining, launches financial services unit for miners

Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital is launching its own Bitcoin mining operations and creating a new business unit dedicated to providing financial services to miners.

Jan 15, 2021 8:52:19 AM

15 Some Asian Traders Are Using Polkadot to Predict Bitcoin’s Future

DOT reached its all-time high of $13.22 just six days after bitcoin’s price reached a new all-time high.
Jan 14, 2021 9:56:42 PM

16 Treasury backs down: Crypto monitoring rule will wait until new administration

This is a big win for the crypto industry today, which was unanimous in opposition to a new anti-money laundering rule that many saw as rushed and draconian.

Jan 14, 2021 2:49:38 PM

17 Tether’s Bank Says It Invests Customer Funds in Bitcoin

Deltec Bank & Trust announced it had invested customer funds in bitcoin since the cryptocurrency's price was around $9,300.
Jan 14, 2021 10:51:12 PM

18 Cointelegraph Consulting: Institutions keep the Bitcoin bull market on track

Volatility and funding rates surge, but large BTC holders continue to accumulate.

Jan 15, 2021 1:57:00 PM

19 Bitcoin chases new high as analyst says ‘smart money never stopped’ buying

Increasing trading volume and demand from institutional investors have analysts expecting a new all-time high from Bitcoin price.

Jan 15, 2021 1:42:37 AM

20 Gnosis receives $2.3B Ethereum in a day, now 3rd largest ETH holder with 2.2% of supply

The Gnosis safe now contains the third-largest concentration of Ether, according to Etherscan, holding 2.2% of the coin supply — worth $2.9 billion.

Jan 14, 2021 2:38:50 PM

21 Zcash (ZEC), Kusama (KSM) and Hedget (HGET) soar as Bitcoin hits $40K

Zcash, Kusama and Hedget are a few of the projects seeing their token values increase due to the unique set of issues they address.

Jan 14, 2021 9:28:55 PM

22 Gamers are still Nvidia’s masters, but Ether miners could change that

Nvidia's chief financial officer says the firm could restart its mining-specific line of graphics cards if demand from cryptocurrency miners increases.

Jan 15, 2021 1:22:19 PM

23 Grammy winner Portugal. The Man launches fan token on Ethereum blockchain

In a first for the blockchain world, the Grammy Award-winning band will use cryptocurrency tokens to distribute previously unreleased material.

Jan 14, 2021 5:05:00 PM

24 Bitcoin Worth $1.2M Seized From India Hacker

"Shreeki" allegedly hacked government portals, bitcoin exchanges and poker sites.
Jan 15, 2021 9:48:01 AM

25 Cream Finance leaps into DeFi ‘corporate debt’ with Iron Bank launch

The Iron Bank feature will allow protocols to borrow funds without posting collateral.

Jan 14, 2021 2:35:32 PM

26 $13B Bitcoin futures open interest reflects traders’ strong bullish optimism

Bitcoin price quickly rallied back to $40,000 but key derivatives indicators show traders are happily flirting with overbought levels.

Jan 14, 2021 11:13:10 PM

27 Bitcoin ETP Trading at Levels Seen by Top European ETFs: FT

Only one major ETF was trading at volumes slightly higher than the BTCetc ETP in the first 11 days of January, says the FT.
Jan 15, 2021 11:01:22 AM

28 Ethereum eyes new all-time high after bears unable to sink ETH below $900

The price of Ether is set to test its all-time high in the coming days as Bitcoin leads the market recovery.

Jan 14, 2021 4:00:00 PM

29 Bittrex Won’t Disclose Why It Withdrew Support for Dash, Zcash, Monero

As of today, zcash, monero and dash won’t be included among Bittrex’s tradable assets.
Jan 15, 2021 1:30:00 PM

30 Biden’s $1.9T Relief Package Proposal Fails to Stir Bitcoin Market

The U.S. dollar's rise on the news maybe be playing spoilsport to the bitcoin bulls.
Jan 15, 2021 12:10:07 PM

31 Minerals giant Norilsk Nickel joins Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network

The world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel is joining a multi-stakeholder initiative that uses blockchain technology.

Jan 15, 2021 12:16:07 PM

32 Coinbase invests in US-based mining firm amid industry diversification efforts

Titan secured funding from Coinbase to offer a U.S.-developed software suite for miners.

Jan 14, 2021 6:03:00 PM

33 Exchanges running out of ETH with reserves plunging 27% in 48 hours

Analysts predict Ether may soon hit a new all-time high after ETH reserves on centralized exchanges fell by 27% in two days.

Jan 15, 2021 2:03:29 AM

34 Bitcoin bubble will pop sooner or later, says famous Russian BTC critic

Anatoly Aksakov of the Russian State Duma suggested that global jurisdictions should ban Bitcoin as a payment method.

Jan 15, 2021 8:42:34 AM

35 EU Parliament Receives Petition Seeking to Establish Crypto Crime Victims’ Fund

The petition asks the EU to take a tiny fee on crypto transactions to be pooled into a fund for victims of fraud and hacks.
Jan 15, 2021 8:44:06 AM

36 Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $40K Again While Ether Volume Is Erupting This Year

Bitcoin’s price is on a rising trend for the first time this week.
Jan 14, 2021 9:30:05 PM

37 Coinbase Invests in New US Crypto Mining Pool Titan

Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
Jan 14, 2021 8:33:25 PM

38 0x (ZRX) price rallies 35% ahead of v4 mainnet update

An upcoming mainnet upgrade and increasing DEX market share back 0x's (ZRX) recent double-digit rally.

Jan 14, 2021 6:19:40 PM

39 If Bitcoin doesn't break record highs right away, it wouldn't be the worst thing, trader posits

Trading sideways for a while could be healthy for Bitcoin.

Jan 14, 2021 6:26:30 PM

40 Bitcoin Miners Aren’t Responsible for Recent Price Dips, Data Shows

Analysts and mining pools say selling pressure from mining wallets hasn't contributed to recent corrections in bitcoin's price.
Jan 14, 2021 10:24:56 PM

41 Crypto anti-terrorism bill introduced in the US House of Representatives

A bipartisan group of representatives has introduced a bill to the House that seeks to create a task force focused on combating terrorist financing via cryptocurrencies.

Jan 15, 2021 11:57:14 AM

42 Strap in: New institutions wait for Bitcoin price rollercoaster to end

Bitcoin market volatility is scaring off new institutional investors, but meanwhile, old ones continue to buy up the BTC dips.

Jan 14, 2021 7:18:41 PM

43 Lido Protocol Does Eth 2.0 Staking but With a DeFi Twist

There's a new yield farm for those backing Ethereum 2.0.
Jan 14, 2021 11:26:51 PM

44 Tor-enabled Bitcoin nodes are back after bug on network

Anonymous Tor-enabled Bitcoin nodes normally make up as much as 25% of totally reachable Bitcoin nodes.

Jan 15, 2021 9:28:26 AM

45 Stacks mainnet launch brings smart contracts and DeFi to Bitcoin

They're celebrating the launch with a one-day virtual event headlined by a number of industry partners.

Jan 14, 2021 3:48:01 PM

46 Canada’s first public Bitcoin fund hits $1 billion

3iQ’s Bitcoin QBTC fund has surged 900% in market cap since October 2020, breaking a $1 billion milestone.

Jan 15, 2021 12:39:39 PM

47 Bitcoin refuses to 'die' as BTC price hits $40K just three days after crash

Stubborn bulls are firmly back in the saddle, with Bitcoin adding $10,000 to its price in just three days.

Jan 14, 2021 3:34:55 PM

48 Kraken Daily Market Report for January 14 2021


  • Total spot trading volume at $1.76 billion, 27% higher than the 30-day average of $1.36 billion.
  • The top 5 traded coins were, respectively, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, Polkadot, and Litecoin.
  • Strong returns today from Polkadot (+32%), Curve Dao (+15%), and Kusama (+15%).

January 14, 2021 
 $1760.4M traded across all markets today

The post Kraken Daily Market Report for January 14 2021 appeared first on Kraken Blog.

Jan 15, 2021 4:46:27 AM

49’s Bitcoin reserves are now worth double the entire EOS market cap holds a reported 140,000 BTC which is worth around double the EOS market cap. Does that make EOS a buy?

Jan 15, 2021 4:14:47 AM

50 Galaxy Digital to Start Mining for Bitcoin on Its Own, Provide Financial Services to Miners

Galaxy has launched its proprietary mining and miner financial services operations.
Jan 14, 2021 10:46:38 PM

51 Alt-Right Groups Received $500K in BTC Month Before Capitol Riot: Chainalysis

Chainalysis declined to directly link the donation to the Jan. 6 storming but said the timing "warrants suspicion."
Jan 14, 2021 7:31:26 PM

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