A few years back, Bitcoin’s (BTC) price was controlled by whales as the crypto market lacked depth and was relatively illiquid. If whales were selling in unison, no one wanted to venture out and buy. Similarly, the whale’s concerted buying easily boosted prices higher. However, that is not the case anymore. With the arrival of
Polkadot has become the latest Ethereum competitor to launch a decentralized finance alliance. Announced on Dec. 3, the alliance aims to overcome the decentralized nature of the Polkadot ecosystem, providing a platform for its community to discuss using the Polkadot Network and its underlying Substrate technology stack for DeFi. Oracle network Chainlink is among the
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been seeing a massive run in recent months as it surged by almost 100% from $10,000 to $19,800. However, the all-time high region at $20,000 has been showing significant resistance, causing the price to drop several times including today as BTC has now fall below $19,000 on Dec. 4.
Ethereum-based scaling platform OMG Network has been acquired by the venture subsidiary of Hong Kong-headquartered OTC trading firm, Genesis Block. The acquisition was announced on Dec. 3, with Genesis Block Ventures revealing plans to work with OMG to build “lending and trading platforms” for the DeFi sector. The firm also intends to leverage its connections
Yearn.finance has been busy announcing a slew of mergers in the past week and these have the DeFi space buzzing once again. Just after the Yearn and Pickle finance merger, Yearn has announced a partnership with Cream to launch Cream v2. Some of the key takeaways are that teams from both protocols will merge their
An “elegant” Bitcoin (BTC) metric that predicted its run to $12,000 in August has flashed bullish again for the first time since July. As noted by creator Charles Edwards on Dec. 3, the Hash Ribbons indicator is now signalling for buyers to enter the Bitcoin market. Hash ribbons post rare “blue dot” Uploading an annotated
Cryptocurrencies are commonly known for being a store of value, but as the blockchain space continues to mature, utility tokens are being created that extend their benefits beyond mere financial gains. Scott Gralnick, director of global partnerships for ShapeShift — a Swiss cryptocurrency exchange — told Cointelegraph that cryptocurrency can help launch Web 3.0 as more
Bitcoin (BTC) price hit a new all-time high above $19,892 on Dec. 1. This is a significant event because it proves that the rally in 2017 was ahead of fundamentals but not a bubble. Generally, when a bubble bursts, it takes several years for the price to cross the high made during the bubble. For