Crypto gaining trust as investment, but still lagging behind other options: Bitstamp report

Global crypto exchange Bitstamp released its Crypto Pulse survey on Tuesday and concluded that both institutional and retail investors believe that crypto will overtake many traditional investment vehicles within a decade — specifically 8 out of 10, or 80%, of institutional respondents and 54% of retail investors. The survey also polled opinions on whether crypto will […]

Can Terra blockchain sustain its growth? Research report digs deeper

Cointelegraph Research fundamentally evaluates Terra in its 50-page report to provide an in-depth analysis of its recent updates, including Columbus-5, the Bitcoin (BTC) acquisition and others. Decentralized algorithmic stablecoins, blockchain integration in real-world payments and 20% APYs on decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols — what is all of this, and is it really doing this? The […]

Binance Hits Back At Reuters, Claims Data Sharing Report With Russia Is ‘Categorically False’

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has received extensive media notice in recent months. Reuters stated that in response to the Ukrainian government’s call to freeze all Russian cryptocurrency accounts, Binance would block Russian customer accounts targeted by sanctions but not all of them. The crypto exchange was not alone in its stance on account […]

Binance pushes back against report exchange supplied customer data to Russian government

Major crypto exchange Binance challenged the accuracy of a report, which stated one of its regional heads agreed to supply Russia’s financial intelligence unit with customer data potentially related to donations for anti-corruption and anti-Putin activist Alexei Navalny. Reuters reported on Friday that Binance’s head of Eastern Europe and Russia Gleb Kostarev met with officials […]

Coinbase in Talks to Acquire Turkish Crypto Exchange BtcTurk for About $3.2B: Report

Last month, Brazil’s Estadão newspaper said Coinbase was in talks to acquire 2TM, the owner of Mercado Bitcoin, the country’s largest crypto exchange. According to the report, which did not cite sources, negotiations between Coinbase and 2TM had been taking place since last year and an agreement could be announced in late April. After a funding […]

Blockchain games are leading the dapp industry, says latest DappRadar report

Market tracker DappRadar and the Blockchain Game Alliance, or BGA, published the Blockchain Games Report for Q1 2022 on Wednesday. After citing that $720 million was invested into blockchain games and infrastructures in February in a previous report, the latest number for total Q1 investment is $2.5 billion. VCs and other investors raised $4 billion […]

IMF global financial stability report sees complex roles for cryptocurrency, DeFi

According to the International Monetary Fund’s Global Financial Stability report released Tuesday, the war in Ukraine — following hard on the heels of the coronavirus pandemic — has led to a tightening of global financial conditions. Rapid changes in fintech and the uses and misuses of cryptocurrency play into the jumble of challenges facing the […]