Daily Archives: Feb 19, 2024

Coinbase Commerce Ditches Support for Bitcoin Payments Using Self-Custody Wallets

Coinbase Commerce, the cryptocurrency payments solution of U.S.-based exchange Coinbase, has removed support for bitcoin payments using self-custody wallets. Brian Armstrong, CEO of the exchange, clarified it maintains support for payments from UTXO-based chains from Coinbase accounts. However, Commerce...

Crypto Funds See Record $2.45 Billion Global Inflows in a Single Week: Coinshares

In an unprecedented surge, crypto funds around the globe registered record inflows totaling $2.45 billion last week, marking a significant uptick in investor interest. This influx has propelled the total assets under management (AUM) back to levels not seen...

Taproot Wizards Reveal Bitcoin’s Onchain Payment Struggles During $15M Sale

Sending bitcoin onchain remains a poor payment experience despite the hype surrounding the leading crypto asset, according to Taproot Wizards founder Udi Wertheimer. In a recent post-mortem of a high-volume sale using bitcoin, Wertheimer detailed several pain points with...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Fixedfloat Hacked, Close to $26 Million Lost in BTC and ETH

Fixedfloat, an automatic cryptocurrency exchange, has been hacked by an unknown attacker who siphoned almost $26 million worth of BTC and ETH. The exchange, which has already acknowledged the attack, is investigating the event and working to eliminate all...

Worldcoin’s WLD Token Skyrockets 142%, Leading Crypto Market’s Week of Surges

This week, WLD token from the Worldcoin project soared by 142.7% against the U.S. dollar, topping the chart as the week’s most significant gainer. Hot on its heels was the digital currency bitget token (BGB), which saw an increase...

Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Highlights Resilience Across Several Timeframes

Ethereum started Monday with its price hitting $2,934 per unit, marking a week filled with a strong 14.9% increase. Over the preceding fortnight, the second-leading crypto asset by market cap witnessed a substantial 25.9% upswing. Kicking off this week,...

Bitcoin Technical Analysis: BTC Bulls Show Strength After Recent Consolidation Period  

Bitcoin’s price has seen a period of consolidation after its recent high of around $52,884, according to price data from Feb. 19, 2024. Technical indicators suggest the leading crypto asset remains in an uptrend and may be poised for...

Blockchain Basics Act Introduced in Ohio, South Carolina, and Mississippi

The Blockchain Basics Act, a series of regulations aimed at safeguarding people’s cryptocurrency rights at a state level, has been introduced in three more U.S. states: Ohio, South Carolina, and Mississippi. With this move, similar cryptocurrency regulation has been...

Legendary Investor Stanley Druckenmiller Dumps Big Tech, Bets on AI and Gold

Stanley Druckenmiller, the legendary investor who was part of George Soros’ Quantum Fund, has dumped traditional tech stocks while putting funds into gold mining companies and artificial intelligence (AI) shares. According to filings, he sold Amazon, Alphabet (Google), and...

Latam Insights: Mexican Billionaire Ricardo Salinas’ Bitcoin Investment Advice, Bitso’s Latam Trends Report

Welcome to Latam Insights, a compendium of Latin America’s most relevant crypto and economic news during the last week. In this issue: Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego offers bitcoin investment advice, Bitso’s report finds Latam is a bitcoin region,...

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Bitcoin and Ethereum ETFs would be approved in Hong Kong on Monday: Bloomberg

Hong Kong, the fifth largest monetary market on the earth, could be able to approve spot ETFs for bitcoin...