Here’s why the growth of token staking could be bullish for Lido (LDO)

Liquid staking has grown in popularity over the past year thanks in part to the launch of the Ethereum beacon chain and the inability of ETH stakers to withdraw their tokens until the full launch of the consensus layer.  As a result, Lido (LDO) has established itself as a leader in the liquid staking sector. Lido is […]

Looking to take out a crypto loan? Here’s what you need to know

Loans based on cryptocurrencies have become a mainstay of the decentralized finance (DeFi) universe ever since the smart contract-based lending/borrowing platforms began offering the service to crypto users. The Ethereum network, the first blockchain that scaled the smart contract functionality, sees most of the total value locked (TVL) on DeFi protocols dominated by cryptocurrency lending […]

Looking To Invest In A Bitcoin Spot ETF? Here’s The Best Next Thing

The refusal of the SEC to approve a Bitcoin Spot ETF has been an ongoing problem for the crypto space. With the approval of multiple Bitcoin Futures ETFs approved last year, it was thought that a Spot ETF would not be far down the line. This has proven to not be the case as the […]

Here’s how the Akutars NFT project hopes to redefine how culture intersects with Web3

Since the wake of the nonfungible token (NFT) boom, creators have been leaving their Web2 entities in droves and are carving their own lanes in the Web3 world.  It’s not just technologists and artsy-creators who are pivoting toward Web3. For example, former American professional baseball player Micah Johnson pivoted to painting and focused his pieces […]

Here’s how Ether options traders could prepare for the proof-of-stake migration

Ethereum’s long-awaited transition away from proof-of-work (PoW) mining has recently suffered another delay and is expected to occur in the second half of 2022. Ethereum developer Tim Beiko stated on April 13 that “it won’t be June, but likely in the few months after. No firm date yet, but we’re definitely in the final chapter of […]

Here’s how the future founders will build on it

Crypto has long been criticized for its lack of inherent value. However, the shift toward contactless transactions amid the pandemic has emphasized the value of digital currencies and blockchain technology in the modern world. For this reason, merchants have been slow to adopt cryptocurrencies as a form of payment. As it gains widespread usage, however, […]

I Went To The 1st-Ever “Bitcoin Night” In Buenos Aires. Here’s What I Found

Disclaimer: The following op-ed represents the views of the author, and may not necessarily reflect the views of Bitcoinist. Bitcoinist is an advocate of creative and financial freedom alike. I had been looking for a way to connect with the Buenos Aires bitcoin community. I knew they were out there, but, where? I visited “Espacio […]

Here’s why Chiliz (CHZ) multi-team NFL partnership and Web3 expansion plan could be bullish

One of the biggest challenges cryptocurrency projects face is finding the right type of real-world integration and a use case that can spark a new waves of adoption. Integrating blockchain and cryptocurrency with professional sports has been the expected “next wave” for some time and Chiliz (CHZ), a protocol focused on creating a fan engagement […]

XRP price bounces to $0.72 but still risks new lows in April — Here’s why

Ripple’s XRP took a break from its prevailing downtrend as its price rebounded from $0.68 to $0.72 in the last three days. Ripple scores vs. SEC Traders returned to buying XRP after a U.S. court denied the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) request to shield internal documents related to June 2018 speech made by […]

Here’s how OpenSea NFT hacks hurt owners, buyers and even entire collections

The non-fungible token (NFT) market has been booming since the summer of 2021 and as NFT prices were sky-rocketing, the number of hacks targeting NFTs were also increasing.  The most recent high-profile hack siphoned approximately 600 Ether worth of NFTs from Arthur0x, the founder of DeFiance Capital, and they were sold off on OpenSea. A […]