Retail interest in crypto declines as investors search for the next big price mover

One of the main narratives of hope for cryptocurrency investors is that there will be a major shift in public perception that sparks a new wave of capital from retail and institutional traders.  Unfortunately for these hopeful bulls, data indicates that the opposite has occurred for nearly a year, a fact evidenced by the declining rate […]

Epic Games raises $2B for Metaverse, Mastercard scales NFT plans and Ripple scores big win against SEC: Hodler’s Digest, April 10-16

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Mastercard files 15 metaverse and NFT related trademarks Multinational payments […]

Bitcoin institutional buying ‘could be big narrative again’ as 30K BTC leaves Coinbase

Bitcoin (BTC) may be heading under $40,000 but fresh data shows that demand from major investors is anything but decreasing. For Ki Young Ju, CEO of on-chain analytics platform CryptoQuant, institutional BTC buying “could be the big narrative” in the crypto space once more. Coinbase Pro shifts serious amounts of BTC Ki highlighted figures from […]

Animoca Brands to bet big on MMORPG blockchain games

Animoca Brands, the parent company of The Sandbox, added Eden Games to its portfolio on Tuesday. Eden Games is a publisher of popular racing games including the Gear.Club and Test Drive series. Animoca hopes this acquisition will enhance its REVV Motorsport ecosystem of blockchain-based racing games on Polygon. On Wednesday, Animoca announced it is acquiring Darewise Entertainment, a Paris-based […]

Ripple scores ‘a very big win’ in SEC case

Ripple Labs has struck a blow against the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) case after the presiding judge made a ruling that one Ripple community lawyer calls “a very big win for Ripple.” The SEC filed suit in 2020 against Ripple and executives Brad Garlinghouse and Christian Larsen for selling unregistered securities. Presiding Judge Sarah […]

Data Shows Bitcoin Miners Have Sold Big Recently

On-chain data suggests Bitcoin miners seem to have dumped big recently as their outflow has spiked to the largest value since more than a year ago. Bitcoin Miner Outflows Have Observed A Large Spike Recently As pointed out by an analyst in a CryptoQuant post, F2Pool miner wallets transferred a huge amount of coins shortly […]

The next big thing in crypto? – Cointelegraph Magazine

NFTs and the Metaverse are the hottest topics in the cryptocurrency ecosystem right now, but the next big thing might just be decentralized social media. Like decentralized finance, decentralized social media platforms don’t have a centralized governing body and may, someday, provide viable alternatives to established platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok. The technology […]

New $75M DeFi Fund Signals Big Investment in Blockchain

Decentral Park Capital, an early-stage investment firm, now with $140 million in assets under management, has launched a brand new $75 million fund to invest in DeFi initiatives. This fund aims to deploy funds to invest in decentralized exchanges, lending protocols, derivatives, structured products, oracles, staking, and middleware infrastructure. The money pouring into decentralized finance […]

US Supreme Court’s Computer Fraud Ruling Has Big Implications for Crypto

This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider how to interpret the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a key data protection law. The court’s decision could criminalize common but technically prohibited computer-related conduct, put limitations on a powerful law that punishes insider data theft and abuse like exchange hacks, or come down somewhere in […]