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A Bitcoin related service provider, head-quartered in South America, has rolled out its first Bitcoin node linked to the Blockstream satellite network in Venezuela. As per a September 25 blog post from Cryptobuyer, the roll out of the node will ensure that the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain remains up-to-date for Venezuela users without a need to   Read more...

Aggregate transaction charges received by Ethereum (ETH) miners so far this year is almost double that of Bitcoin (BTC). Precisely, Ethereum miners have earned $276 million, compared with the $146 million earned by Bitcoin miners. A chart published by Coinmetrics underlines how Ethereum fees surged in the second half of this year, matching the roll   Read more...

In the past one week, Grayscale Investments, a fund focused on cryptocurrencies, has boosted the assets under administration by its Bitcoin Trust by over $180 million. As per data provided by Bybt, Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust bought 17,100 Bitcoin (BTC) in the past seven trading days. Including this, the fund now owns 449,900 Bitcoins, worth approximately   Read more...

Multi-national professional services network Ernst & Young has introduced a new tool for scrutinizing on-chain data including Bitcoin (BTC) transactions. The latest Explorer and Visualizer tool was unveiled as one of the tools under the EY Blockchain Analyzer product suite. As per the media release, the beta variant is now offered free of cost for   Read more...

Only a little below 2.50 million Bitcoin (BTC) is still available for mining, out of the maximum quantity of 21 million Bitcoin (BTC) that will be totally issued. ChartBTC, through a tweet, pointed out that Bitcoin network has already crossed a milestone of 18.50 million BTC in circulation. This implies, only 2.50 million Bitcoin is   Read more...

The hype surrounding DeFi will not blur and we are only seeing the start of big things that are about to come said Neo founder Da Hongfei, while speaking on a live stream conducted by China’s Hub on September 25. Da stated that DeFi established a system within a few years that conventional finance industry   Read more...

ConsenSys, the US based blockchain focused firm, has been awarded a central bank digital currency (CBDC) venture by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). The project aims to build a trans-border payment ecosystem with Thailand as the second stage of Project Inthanon-LionRock. ConsenSys will work in tandem with consulting firm PwC and FinTech Forms HK   Read more...

There is a flurry of articles highlighting the extraordinary interest rates offered by well-known cryptocurrency lending platforms such as Celsius network, BlockFi and Nexo. Nevertheless, there is another side to it. High yield implies borrowers will have to bear the brunt. But, Nexo co-founder Antoni Trenchev is not agreement of the view that crypto lending   Read more...

The Oslo Freedom Forum, an organization named after the event it conducts, operating under the Human Rights Foundation (HRF), virtually organized by Square CEO Jack Dorsey for a short interaction on YouTube. During the meeting, the CEO expressed optimism about Bitcoin (BTC), cryptocurrency sector’s numero uno asset in terms of market cap. In an interview   Read more...