Growth factors: What will set up the third wave of cryptocurrency optimism?

    The second wave of worldwide interest in cryptocurrencies seems to be nearing its end. If the first one arose in 2017, the second began in 2020, during a global pandemic. What could “drive” the third wave, and when should we expect it? You may not remember the crypto boom of 2017 yourself, but that’s when…

    Shiba Inu surpasses Bitcoin and Dogecoin as the most viewed crypto in 2021

    Shiba Inu outperformed Bitcoin and Ethereum to become the most viewed cryptocurrency in 2021 on the CoinMarketCap crypto data aggregator, with 188 million views. Dogecoin was ranked in the 3rd position among the most viewed cryptocurrencies in 2021 with 107 million views, followed by Cardano and Ethereum with 86 million views and 81 million views,…

    End of BitConnect story: remembering a historic scam

    Those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it. The long and dramatic story of one of the largest cryptocurrency scams is finally over, so let’s try to learn something from it. In 2017 the entire world was first exposed to blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. But it wasn’t just regular users, businessmen, and developers…

    Crypto Trends Weekly Dec. 18 – 24

    Breaking crypto news from the last week (Dec. 18 – 24, 2021): Dec. 18: The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has again taken an antagonistic stance against crypto, citing crypto’s inherent volatility and illegal use as a key reason for their conservative position. Sources said the CBR’s current stance on cryptocurrency is one of “complete…

    SEC rejects Valkyrie, Kryptoin spot Bitcoin ETF proposals

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected on December 23 two proposals by Kryptoin and Valkyrie investment firms for spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Rejecting Bitcoin spot-ETFs, the SEC has also disapproved of any creative products such as leveraged or inverse futures backed ETFs. The most remarkable year for cryptocurrencies yet is coming to…

    Filecoin: awaken at last

    The Filecoin cryptocurrency is primed to join a large family of projects that implement smart contracts, which entails compatibility with Ethereum and the possibility of building DeFi services on this platform. The development team of the Filecoin project (FIL token) starting their own virtual machine is, in my opinion, one of the most important recent…