Stay informed with Blockchain Today. Enable desktop notifications.

News and Articles by Anahit



UK FCA crypto

UK's FCA Says Crypto Regulation Can Backfire

by

Today, September 9, UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the speech of Charles Randell, Chair of the FCA and Payments Systems Regulator. The release titled "Risks of token regulation", discusses several issues that the regulatory finds are present in the crypto industry. The...

XRP Ripple

XRP Price Surges While the SEC vs Ripple Case Continues

by

In the last 24 hours, the price of XRP went up by around 5%, reaching $1.32. The surge happens, while the SEC vs Ripple case continues. The latest update of the lawsuit is that US magistrate judge Sarah Netburn ordered Ripple to handle 1 million missing Slack messages among employees that the...

Binance South Africa

South Africa Warns About Binance. The Latter Replies

by

On September 3, South African financial regulatory body, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) urged people against leading crypto exchange operator Binance. The press release, published by the authority, says Binance doesn’t have permission to offer advisory or intermediary services in...

Solana $150

Another New High From Solana: The Coin Surpassed $150

by

Having increased by around 63% in a week, the price of Solana (SOL) reached a new all-time high of $150 on CoinMarketCap. A few days ago, SOL got ahead of Dogecoin in terms of market cap. Now it's the 7th largest cryptocurrency with over $42.3 billion total value of mined coins. Solana ecosystem...

DeFi Uniswap SEC

US SEC to Start an Investigation of Major DeX Uniswap

by

The US regulatory agency began to investigate Uniswap. The news was published by The Wall Street Journal on September 3. Source of the information is "people familiar with the matter", the media platform says. As stated in the post, the SEC wants details on how Uniswap Labs arranges...

Cardano blockchain ADA

ADA Surpassed $3 Following Smart Contracts Test Net Launch

by

Tech company that built the Cardano blockchain, Input Output (IOHK) informed followers about the successful release of the Plutus platform’s smart contract capability on testnet. This is an essential part of the Alonzo mainnet upgrade, which will occur on September 12. On September 2, after the...

Presearch in Europe

Android in Europe Adds Decentralized Search Engine Presearch

by

Blockchain-powered decentralized search engine and a token ecosystem Presearch is now available for Android devices across Europe as an alternative option. On September 1, Google listed the browser. The majority of smartphone owners in Europe, around 70% use Android. Thus, the blockchain-based...

Vitalik Buterin Ethereum regrets

Vitalik Buterin Talked About His Regrets About Ethereum

by

Today, September 2 Vitalik Buterin answers followers’ questions through a Twitter AMA (Ask Me Anything). The youngest crypto billionaire has already expressed his views towards different blockchain and DeFi projects, Ethereum's development, NFTs, and more. Doing a random twitter experiment just...

Ethereum Arbitrum One

Ether Surges After the Scaling Solution Arbitrum One Release

by

On August 31, the mainnet of Ethereum scaling solution Arbitrum One went public. The EVM-compatible platform with optimistic rollups techniques aims to reduce the fee cost of transactions and scale Dapps. WE KNOW YOU'VE BEEN WAITING...WE'RE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE...📘ARBITRUM ONE📘BRIEF...

US Treasury crypto news

The US Treasury Proposes Data-Sharing Crypto Rules

by

The national treasury of the US proposes to adopt new crypto reporting rules in a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill. Roll Call, a Washington D.C. website delivering Congress news, posted a report. An administration official whose identity is disclosed told Roll Call the Treasury proposed...

Solana surges above $110

Solana (SOL) Reached a New High Breaking Above $119

by

Gaining over 20% in the previous 24 hours, Solana's SOL token set a new record. After breaking the $100 milestone, it went higher and surged to $119. On August 27, Solana tweeted about some new incentive called "Ignition" which will come on August 31. Ignition will last till October 8....

DeFI hack Cream Finance

Cream Finance Suffered $25 M Flash Loan Attack

by

Cream Finance Suffered $25 M Flash Loan Attack Decentralized lending and yield farming network Cream Finance’s v1 market on Ethereum chain suffered a flash loan attack today. The platform informed about the exploit via twitter, posting that it resulted in a loss of 418,311,571 in algorithmic...

Crypto Cuba

Cuba’s CB to Allow Cryptocurrencies and Regulate Them

by

The Republic of Cuba plans to legalize and regulate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. On August 26, the country's states-issued news provider "Gaceta Official" announced Resolution 215. According to it, Cuba's Central Bank will establish new laws related to crypto. To advertise crypto,...

Solana surpasses $90

Solana (SOL) Reached a New All-Time High Surpassing $90

by

SOL, the native token of the Solana blockchain, updated its all-time high, breaking above $90 today. Over the last 24 hours, the price of the coin increased by around 8%, over the previous 7 days it went up around 14.5% . Solana was released in March 2020. Today SOL is the 10th largest...

Geth bug chain split

Ethereum Interface Geth Discoveres a Chain Split

by

Ethereum is dealing with a chain split as a percentage of validators failed to upgrade their software after the found bug in the earlier versions of Ethereum interface Go Ethereum (Geth). A few days ago, on August 24, the team running the commonly used Ether interface layer Geth announced a flaw in...

Morgan Stanley Grayscale Bitcoin trust

Morgan Stanley Increased Its GBTC Shares

by

New York-headquartered international bank Morgan Stanley extended its indirect Bitcoin exposure by adding over one million Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) shares worth about $40 M at the moment. The institution filed the purchase filing with the SEC on August 25. As the report shows, Morgan Stanley...

Simon Nixon crypto investing

Billionaire Simon Nixon to Add His Crypto Investments

by

UK billionaire businessman, the co-founder and former deputy director of the popular platform for price comparison, MoneySuperMarket plans to add more BTC and other cryptocurrencies to his family office investments. During the interview with Bloomberg, the managing director at Nixon's Seek Capital,...

DeFi TVL new high

DeFi TVL Reached a New High of $157 B

by

Data provided by DeFi TVL aggregator DeFi Llama revealed that total value locked in various chains reached a new high surpassing $157 B. The highest mark was on August 22, despite Bitcoin’s and Ethereum price being over 26% lower than their peaks. The DeFi space continues to grow with industry...

See all cryptocurrency and blockchain news and articles by Anahit