NFTs and Me: Meet the People Trying to Sell Their Memes for Millions

Once, people who owned viral photos made little money from them. Now, the ‘original’ can potentially sell for an enormous sum. But are buyers savvy investors – or unwitting dupes?

The Brilliance of Yield Farming, Liquidity Providing and Valuing Crypto Projects

I’m going to make this as simple and straight forward an explanation as I can. Yield Farming via Staking and Liquidity Providing are a core feature of most, if not all Decentralized Finance (DeFi)...

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Bitcoin Crackdown Sends Graphics Cards Prices Plummeting in China After Sichuan Terminated Mining Operations

Graphics cards from companies including Nvidia and Asus saw prices fall by as much as two-thirds on e-commerce platforms after Sichuan started enforcing China’s sweeping cryptocurrency mining...

MicroStrategy Just Bought Another $489 Million in Bitcoin to Add to Its Vast Trove of the Cryptocurrency

CNN Launching NFTs of Historic News Coverage

This … is a non-fungible token of CNN. The WarnerMedia-owned cable news channel is branching into the burgeoning NFT space with a new offering it is calling the “Vault by CNN.” Beginnin…

South Africa Approach to Bitcoin Regulation Is Unique in Africa

South Africa is officially embracing cryptocurrency trade and investment laws, with its financial and capital markets regulators predicting an increase of crypto activity in the country.

World’s Biggest Bitcoin Experiment Is a Surf Town in El Salvador

Taproot Lock-in Achieved — Bitcoin Network Set to Activate Biggest Upgrade in Four Years

Taproot lock-in has been achieved and it was locked in at block height 687,285 and mined by the mining pool Slushpool.

Fox Creates $100 Million Fund for the Nonfungible Token Market

Nearly All UK Financial Advisers Shun Crypto and 'Meme Stocks'

More than nine in ten independent financial advisers (IFAs) in Britain would never recommend cryptocurrencies or so-called meme stocks to their clients, an Opinium poll showed on Wednesday. Meme...

Web Founder Berners-Lee to Auction Source Code as NFT

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the web, is auctioning off a digital certificate for his code.

Musk Says Tesla Sold About 10% of Bitcoin to Test Market, and Will ‘Resume Allowing Crypto Transactions’ When 50% of...

Prices of the world's No. 1 crypto on Sunday trade sharply higher after digital-asset bull Elon Musk says Tesla would resume allowing transactions at the...

DigitalMint Helps Ransomware Victims Make Bitcoin Payments

Several businesses have never dealt in bitcoin, which is the currency of choice for virtually all ransom payments. DigitalMint helps handle the logistics.

Cryptocurrency Is in a New Wild West Phase. Things Are Really, Really Weird

There's a flood of new tokens. Billions are on the line. Anonymity is commonplace. Everyone—creators, investors, hackers, promoters—is cashing in.

For Latin American Politicians, Bitcoin Is a PR Goldmine

El Salvador’s president Nayib Bukele set off a movement for political opportunists and crypto-enthusiasts alike.

Chinese Police Arrest 1.1K People on Crypto-Related Money Laundering Charges

Chinese police have arrested over 1,000 people on money-laundering charges, alleging they used cryptocurrency to help them evade the law.

Bitcoin Is Actually Traceable, Pipeline Investigation Shows

The F.B.I.’s recovery of Bitcoins paid in the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack showed cryptocurrencies are not as hard to track as it might seem.

Bitcoin: El Salvador Makes Cryptocurrency Legal Tender

It is the first country in the world to make the move, following a proposal by its president.

Meet the Guys Selling Memes as NFTs — For a Price

Connor Flanigan and Greg Cervenak are brokering an auction for Numa Numa Dance, Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger, and Two Pretty Best Friends.

He’s a Dogecoin Millionaire. And He’s Not Selling

Glauber Contessoto went looking for something that could change his fortunes overnight. He found it in a joke cryptocurrency.

Dogecoin Price Jumps on Coinbase Debut Prospect

The price of dogecoin jumped to its highest level in about two weeks, giving the cryptocurrency, which was designed to serve no real purpose, a market value of about $54 billion.

Buying a Pink NFT Cat Was a Crypto Nightmare

Trying to own a virtual feline proves to be an exhausting and expensive process.

Coinbase Lists Dogecoin on Professional Trading Platform

The exchange typically adds cryptocurrencies to its retail platform a few weeks after first listing on the professional version.

Despite Crypto Crackdown in China, Traders Still Betting

The hard-to-trace transactions let traders make secretive bets, making it harder for the government to enforce bans.

Wall Street Struggles to Sell Washington on Bitcoin for the Masses

Bitcoin is the biggest of the virtual assets, which unlike the dollar are distributed outside of government control and often operate on a decentralized basis.

After Inner Mongolia Bitcoin Ban, Sichuan Mulls Mining Shutdown

Will the province, rich in hydropower, change its welcoming stance toward cryptocurrencies?

The World’s Largest NFT Museum Is Coming to New York

Todd Morley from Guggenheim Partners is taking the digital art trend to new heights

Bitcoin’s Volatility Spawns New Crypto Balance Sheet Alternative

Mark Cuban Invests in Ethereum Layer 2 Polygon

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban has made an investment in Polygon, a layer 2 Ethereum scaling solution whose MATIC token has soared in value.

Are You Ready for the Digital Euro?

The European Central Bank's interest in a new digital currency has been prompted by a number of factors

Apple Looking for a Manager With Experience in Cryptocurrency

Apple is hiring for a Business Development Manager with experience in alternative payments, including cryptocurrency, according to a recent job...

A Death in Cryptoland

When the CEO of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange reportedly died in 2019, it left a quarter of a billion dollars of customers’ funds in limbo.

Goldman Sachs Report Projects Coinbase Stock Will Climb to $306, Looks to DeFi and Beyond

Goldman Sachs analysts presented the bull case for Coinbase with a sweeping report on the nascent crypto economy.

Why Tesla Bought Bitcoin

Everybody loves to hate Bitcoin. Yet big business is spending hundreds of millions on it, helping to drive the price higher and higher. It’s easy to dismiss that as a marketing fad. But what if...

Deutsche Bank Says Bitcoin Just Went From 'Trendy to Tacky'

For Deutsche Bank, bitcoin has lost its flair.

Cryptocurrency Company Blockfi Accidentally Sends Users Millions in Bitcoin

One user received 700 bitcoin – worth £21m – rather than $700

NFTs: Are They the Future of the Music Industry?

Non-fungible tokens have set the music industry abuzz - but are these digital assets set to last?

The Bitcoin Crash of 2021 Compared to Past Sell-Offs

DeFi Beyond the Hype

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Why ‘Bitcoin Pizza’ Won’t Accept Your Bitcoin

A campaign to fund Bitcoin development with pizza will only accept dollars, but if you're a hardcore Bitcoiner it makes perfect sense.

Is Buying a Piece of Virtual Art Better for the Environment?

Online consumption behaves exactly like real-life shopping, devouring more and more resources every year

A Country's Worth of Power, No More!

TL;DR: Ethereum will use at least ~99.95% less energy post merge. Ethereum will be completing the transition to Proof-of-Stake in the upcoming months, which brings a myriad of improvements that...

Elon Musk Controls Bitcoin and Dogecoin Prices With Pure Magic

Inside Brazil’s DIY, Eco-Friendly NFT Art Marketplace

A rapidly growing Brazilian NFT market is offering creators a sustainable way to make a living.

Exclusive: Dogecoin Developers Say They've Been Working With Elon Musk Since 2019

Dogecoin devs are working with Elon Musk to make the cryptocurrency a cheaper, greener alternative to Bitcoin.

Something Doesn't Add Up on the Elon Musk 'Tesla & Bitcoin' Story

I don’t know what it is, but we’re missing something on the recent decision by Tesla and Elon Musk to walk back the company’s decision to accept Bitcoin as payment for Tesla vehicles. The series...

The NFT Gold Rush: How Cryptoartists Kick-Started a Boom

Digital creators used the blockchain to create a whole new art scene. Then their work started selling for thousands — sometimes millions of dollars.

Ethereum Luminary Makes $1 Billion Covid-19 Gift—in Shiba Inu Coin

The alternative cryptocurrency used by Vitalik Buterin in his contribution is piggybacking off the popularity of dogecoin.

Bitcoin Mining: Is Scandinavia′s Cryptoboom Coming to an End?

Europe's Nordic countries are popular for sustainable cryptomining because electricity there is cheap and mainly comes from renewable sources. But other industries also want to take advantage of...

Goldman Sachs Executive Quits After Making Millions From Dogecoin

The crypto asset is down more than 30% this week but is still up by more than 1,000% from the start of 2021

Dogecoin Still in the Dog House After Elon Musk's SNL Appearance

Dogecoin prices rebounded Tuesday morning after Tesla CEO Elon Musk asked his nearly 54 million Twitter followers if they want his car company to "accept Doge." Nearly 77% of the poll's...

Billionaires Peter Thiel and Alan Howard Back New $10bn Crypto Exchange

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Ebay Allows Sale of NFTs on Platform

The report comes less than two weeks after CEO Jamie Iannone told CNBC said eBay is looking at how to get into the non-fungible token (NFT) game.

Shiba Inu Hits Another Exchange as SHIB Deposits Overwhelm Binance

Shiba Inu made it onto another exchange shortly after Binance was overwhelmed with deposits for the new meme-coin.

How NFTs Are Transforming China’s Art Market

Beijing has placed tight restrictions on the crypto market in recent years. But Chinese creators are still excited about the potential for non-fungible tokens — and the new market is starting to...

Price of Common Items in DogeCoin

Could Digital Currencies Put Banks Out of Business?

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Putting All 3 U.S. Stimulus Checks Into Dogecoin Now Exceeds $500,000

2021: Year of the Cryptocurrency

How Dogecoin May Become a Usable Currency Like Any Other, as Per Mark Cuban

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban believes Dogecoin (DOGE) has the potential to become a useful currency if more companies adopt t...

This TikToker’s ‘SCAM’ Cryptocurrency Took Off and He Can’t Believe It

"I made this as a joke, no one told you to buy this shit, it's called SCAM you stupid motherfucker."

Inside the NFT Boom

Bitcoin Crypto Dominance Declines as Ether Soars Past $3,000

Digital Horses Are the Talk of the Crypto World

Horse racing meet NFT mania on Zed Run, a digital platform where some top steeds are fetching six-figure sums.

Can Bitcoin Be Weaponized by China?

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Sega Will Start Selling NFTs Based on Its IPs This Summer

Want to pay a fortune for a JPEG?

Blockchain Games May Be the Future of Interactive Entertainment

An industry analyst and a founder of a blockchain studio discuss what blockchain could mean for the future of interactive entertainment.

Bitcoin’s Most Recent Adopters Are Working-Class Migrants

If Latin American currencies can be just as volatile, why not jump on the crypto bandwagon?

'Disaster Girl' Meme Sells for Nearly $500,000

The original copy of a photo that went viral in 2005 and became known as the "Disaster Girl" meme has been sold as a

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