Category Archives: Coin

Huobi Partners with AstroPay to Provide Fiat-to-Crypto Payment Services in Latin America

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Huobi Global has partnered with AstroPay to provide fiat-to-crypto payment services for cryptocurrency exchange users in Latin America. The partnership with AstroPay will help in facilitating a secure payment platform to enable traders on Huobi Global for frictionless buying and selling of crypto assets using fiat currency. “Latin America lays claim to a young and […]

Crypto market is dumping after Ethereum Merge, but why?

Ethereum Merge

On this week’s episode of “The Market Report,” Cointelegraph’s resident experts discuss why the crypto market is dumping after the Ethereum Merge and the top headlines in the crypto space. On this week’s “The Market Report” show, Cointelegraph’s resident experts discuss why the crypto market is dumping after the Ethereum Merge and why the bears […]

Can blockchain be used without cryptocurrency?

What is blockchain without cryptocurrency? A blockchain without cryptocurrency is a distributed ledger that stores data associated with nonfungible tokens (NFTs), supply chain initiatives, the Metaverse and more. Even though Bitcoin (BTC) is the most known application of a decentralized ledger or blockchain, there is a wide range of other uses of blockchain technology. For […]

Half of gig workers would consider getting part of their pay in bitcoin, other cryptos

50% of gig workers, otherwise known as freelancers, are open to earning a portion of their pay in bitcoin (BTC-USD), Ethereum (ETH-USD) and other cryptocurrencies, even as the emerging space undergoes a broad cyclical downturn, according to a survey released by digital asset marketplace Bakkt (BKKT). Meanwhile, 38% of respondents said they would opt to […]

Will Bitcoin Make a Comeback?

Bitcoin Will Make a Comeback

Bitcoin Will Make a Comeback, Rockefeller International Chairman Says. “We need the excesses to get weeded out,” Ruchir Sharma told CoinDesk TV. Bitcoin (BTC) is fundamentally a good idea that has been spoiled by too much cheap money and speculative interest, according to Rockefeller International Managing Director and Chairman Ruchir Sharma. Sharma, a former emerging […]

Central Africa Rolls Out Sango Coin Amid Transparency, Credibility Worries

The Central African Republic (CAR)’s authorities unveiled a new crypto project, dubbed Sango Coin, which President Faustin-Archange Touadéra launched as the country’s national cryptocurrency in an online event, but hopes for a major push for crypto adoption in Africa have been partially replaced by fears that the initiative could actually undermine the continent’s increasing trust […]

ECB exclusive: Crypto payments ‘not currently cost effective,’ Amex exec says

The American Express executive said that their firm is bullish on crypto and is actively working to incorporate more crypto-related services in the future.Gonzalo Pérez del Arco, the director of government affairs in South Europe for card payment giant American Express, believes that making payments with crypto is not cost-effective at present. Pérez’s comments came […]

Coinbase, Robinhood Shares Plummet After Binance

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Binance.US has decided to eliminate any fees on spot trading of several popular crypto assets. The US branch of the major exchange decided that it will no longer charge any fees for the spot trade of BTC to US dollars and three major stable coins: Tether, USDC and Binance USD. In response, the shares of […]

Bitcoin Falls to the Lowest Level since Dec 2020

Bitcoin Falls to the Lowest Level since Dec 2020

Bitcoin has fallen to its lowest level for a year and a half, trading around $25,344 at the time of writing, according to data from CoinGecko. Prior to that, the cryptocurrency had fallen even further to $24,903.49 – levels not seen since December 2020. The dip in the value of Bitcoin shows a loss of […]

Five reasons why Bitcoin could be a better long-term investment than gold

Bitcoin could be a better long-term investment than gold

Crypto advocates often refer to Bitcoin as “digital gold,” but how does BTC stack up against gold as a long-term investment? The emergence of forty-year high inflation readings and the increasingly dire-looking global economy has prompted many financial analysts to recommend investing in gold to protect against volatility and a possible decline in the value […]