One of the most high-profile events of the past year was the theft of three million dollars from the DeFi protocol Cover on December 28, 2020.
The European Central Bank confirmed the possible issue of a digital euro. The final decision will be made by mid-2021. Meanwhile, Japan moved on to the second phase of its CBDC project.
According to analysts at Fundstrat Global Advisors, Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency by capitalization, may grow more than sevenfold to $10,500.
Illegal online casinos and bookmakers in Russia actually stopped working due to problems with accepting payments. Bitcoin is the only payment method available to them.
Token sale of the DYMMAX cryptocurrency derivatives project is successfully closed on Probit, the Korean cryptocurrency exchange. In two rounds of funding, the team managed to raise $ 1.2 million in cryptocurrencies.
There is a shortage of high-performance video cards on the market that can be used for mining cryptocurrencies. Those models that are available for purchase rose in price by an average of $100 or higher.
The launch of a new marketing program on the Ethereum blockchain yielded the members of the Global Decentralized FORSAGE Community over $8 million in a few days.
Gazprom Neft launched an associated petroleum gas power plant near the city of Khanty-Mansiysk. Large bitcoin mining farm Vekus buys electricity from this power plant. And in Norilsk, a large data center with hundreds of ASICs is powered by a power plant of a former nickel plant.
In 2020, the number of crypto users exceeded 101 million people, according to a study by the University of Cambrige.
Global regulators are again talking about tighter control over the cryptocurrency market as bitcoin approaches new records.
Last week, institutional capital inflows into cryptocurrency funds totaled only $29 million, down 97% in less than a month. The institutions allegedly try to fix profits, which may lead to a powerful wave of correction in the crypto market.
Hot discussion in Twitter unfolded around the story of one anonymous trader who claimed to have made $1 million in five months on DeFi market. His initial investment was tiny $800.
The price of the first cryptocurrency temporarily exceeded $40,000. This is a new all-time high demonstrated by bitcoin. Since March 2020, bitcoin rose in price by more than eightfold.
Bitcoin is well-positioned to reach $146,000 in the long run, according to analysts at US bank JPMorgan Chase. This is possible due to the bitcoin's similarity to gold as an asset class.
Let's say you've made a mistake and sent your BTC to the wrong address. After googling for a solution and reading FAQ sections on Coinbase and Blockchain.info, you will most likely decide that your transaction is lost forever. But, in truth, you still have time to reverse it.
The leading US banking regulator approved stablecoins for interbank settlements on financial transactions.