‘Only in Crypto’: What the OKEx Mess Says About New and Old Finance

On Friday morning as the OKEx withdrawal-freeze story twisted and turned, CoinDesk's editors had an off-the-cuff discussion about the fundamental realities and unique challenges of security for even the largest exchanges.

Coinbase Custody’s new token support faces criticism

Earlier today, Coinbase Custody announced that they are looking into adding support for new digital assets. The move to support more coins comes as part of a broader plan to launch new features and...

Bitcoin’s Creator vs. Bezos: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Uphill Climb to Surpass the Amazon Founder’s Net...

Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man, but someday if bitcoin crosses a certain valuation then Satoshi Nakamoto will be the wealthiest if he/she or they are still alive. Today, Satoshi Nakamoto, is the...

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which investment favors your portfolio?

I get it. It's always an either-or decision between Bitcoin and gold, as a pure investment play. Since the commodity and the cryptocurrency each have similar attributes of - a hedge, limited supply, aThe...

The NSC Labels Blockchain a National Security Issue

On the weekly recap, NLW looks at growth in institutional investment, big interest among the G20 in CBDCs and a new National Security Council report.

“DeFi can solve this” or is it too soon to tell?

Bitcoin took a 3% hit as OKEx announced the temporary suspension of crypto withdrawals on 16 October. Reports state that the exchange is being investigated by the Chinese police, however, the nature oThe post...

Data firm: OKEx saw $113m in Bitcoin outflows just before suspending withdraws

The crypto industry was struck with another unexpected development last night that sent shockwaves throughout the market and caused Bitcoin’s price to reel lower. Bitcoin’s sell-side pressure began growing earlier today after news broke of...

Institutions Take Record Bullish Bets in Bitcoin Futures, Shrugging Off Exchange Missteps

Institutions hold record bullish beets in CME Bitcoin futures as the cryptocurrency shows resilience to negative news.

Bitcoin Cash short term Price Analysis: 17 October

Disclaimer: The findings of the following article attempt to analyze the emerging patterns in the Bitcoin Cash short-term market and its impact on the price. The value of Bitcoin Cash has been on aThe post...

A Big Data Art NFT Collaboration With Brittany Kaiser

As Kenn Bosak mentions in the launch podcast we did together with Brittany Kaiser; you must have lived under a rock not to know who Brittany is. Her life story juxtaposes big data, blockchain,...

VectraCoin – a New Altcoin That Will Definitely Go “to the Moon!”

If you decide one day to invest in cryptocurrency, you should choose first what you are going to buy. Of course, you should know the basics of blockchain technology, be able to create cryptographic...

Bitmex’s recent Bitcoin OI is a clear signal to the market

Bitcoin’s price was rallying before CFTC charges hit BitMEX, and immediately after, retail traders started scaling back positions on BitMEX. Open interest in XBTUSD perpetual contracts on BitMEX droThe post Bitmex's recent Bitcoin OI...

Monero (XMR) hard fork goes live

To improve its base protocol, developers of Monero (XMR), a privacy-focused cryptocurrency, announced a network 'Oxygen Orion' upgrade, which will implement a new software- the linkable ring signatureThe post Monero (XMR) hard fork goes...

Bitcoin, Monero, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 17 October

The Crypto Fear and Greed Index stood at 56 as Bitcoin held onto the $11,300 price level. The narrative of "Bitcoin is a hedge against inflation" was just one of many reasons that giants...

Uber, Twitter Angel Investor Explains Why Bitcoin Is So Important

Bitcoin has undergone strong volatility this year as the pandemic has rocked markets. While this volatility has turned many off to this space, some say that the ongoing macroeconomic and geopolitical trends make Bitcoin...

NIX Bridge Token, the Gateway to Private DeFi – Presale Now Live

It has become impossible to imagine the cryptocurrency market without DeFi. The exponential growth this field is experiencing has also sparked interest among those concerned about the state of privacy. NIX Platform recently announced...

Historically Accurate Analyst Thinks Ethereum Will Slide Lower

Ethereum has strongly outperformed Bitcoin over the past few months. The leading altcoin has pushed higher on the back of an influx of buying demand due to trends in the decentralized finance space, along...

Filecoin Offering: Community Alleges Token Dumping, Tron’s Justin Sun Wants the US SEC to...

The recent Filecoin (FIL) token offering is creating controversy as some crypto community members are alleging that an unknown account has received 1.5 million tokens when only 500,000 were due for unlocking. According to...

Crucial Bitcoin Signal That Formed Prior to $2,000 Crash Returns

Bitcoin has undergone a strong rally over the past 10 days, moving from $10,400 to a high near $11,750. As of this article’s writing, the coin trades for $11,400, far above those lows but...

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