Cryptocurrency

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed a new limit on the total transaction calldata in a block to decrease the overall transaction calldata gas cost over the ETH network.  Buterin’s post on the Ethereum Magicians forum, EIP-4488, highlights concerns regarding high transaction fees on Layer-1 blockchains for rollups and the considerable amount of time
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Founded in 2017, OKEx is a centralized cryptocurrency exchange based in Seychelles. According to CoinGecko, OKEx is the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency brokerage, with nearly $12 billion in trading volume within the past 24 hours. The exchange lists 312 coins and 518 cryptocurrency trading pairs. It’s often difficult for new cryptocurrency enthusiasts to navigate the complex
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Bitcoin (BTC) hit multi-day highs of $58,300 overnight into Nov. 25 with investors betting on the reduced likelihood of a further major price dip. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD ranging above $57,000 Thursday, printing a higher low on the daily chart. This, trader and analyst
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In a Twitter post published Wednesday, blockchain research firm CryptoRank revealed that over 1 million Ether (ETH) worth $4.24 billion had been burned since the introduction of the EIP-1559 protocol in August as part of the London hard fork. The EIP-1559 protocol reformed the Ethereum fee market, modifying the limit for gas fees and introducing
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Bitcoin (BTC) hovered near $59,000 as Nov. 21 came to a close after avoiding a retest of its recent lows. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC challenges $60,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD almost hitting $60,000 before consolidating in a new higher range after sudden gains Saturday evening. The pair
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A gubernatorial candidate from Venezuela has promised to offer scholarships for citizens interested to join the Technical Training Center for Mining and Administration of Digital Crypto Assets.  José Alejandro Terán, the aspiring governor who represents the country’s ruling party, started the initiative as a part of the La Guaira Digital program, which aims to fast-track
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   It’s been over half a year since the crackdowns began in China and pressure from the top-down government is still being enforced. Most
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Institutional traders have locked a record sum of capital into Bitcoin investment products despite trade volume declining during the second half of 2021. According to CoinShares’ Nov. 15 “Digital Asset Fund Flows Weekly” report, Bitcoin (BTC) investment products saw total inflows of $97.5 million between Nov. 8 and Nov. 12 — pushing the sector’s assets
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Bitcoin’s (BTC) bullish sentiment received a minor setback on Nov. 12 afte the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected VanEck’s Bitcoin exchange-traded product that planned to track Bitcoin’s spot price. However, this negative development was followed by the successful activation of the Taproot soft fork on November 13. Bitcoin developer Hampus Sjöberg, who runs a
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This year has seen a number of high profile partnerships formed between the cryptocurrency sector and major sports leagues, teams and individual players. Nowadays players engage with their fans by issuing limited edition NFTs and other perks that are associated with crypto and blockchain technology. Crypto companies are also making their presence known stitching their
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The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) expels a top provincial official after investigations suggest unlawful emgagement with crypto mining activities among other abuse of power.  The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) alleged that Xiao Yi, former vice-chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference from Jiangxi province abused his state-backed administrative
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