Category: crypto assets

Popularity of Crypto Investments Makes Case for Regulations, Australian Securities Watchdog Says

High rates of crypto ownership, with purchases often made on advice from Youtube and Facebook, make “a strong case for regulation,” according to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. The…

Uzbekistan Moves to Block Foreign Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Authorities in Uzbekistan are restricting access to online crypto trading platforms based outside the country and not registered under its laws. A presidential decree obliges citizens and local companies to…

ETH PoS Upgrade to Transition on September 15 to 16 — Ethereum Devs Reveal ‘Tentative Mainnet TTD’ for The Merge

Following the successful implementation of The Merge into Ethereum’s Goerli testnet, Ethereum developers confirmed during a Consensus Layer Call livestream that the highly anticipated proof-of-stake (PoS) upgrade is coming this…

Ethereum’s Goerli Testnet Implements The Merge, ETH Price Jumps 74% Higher During the Past 30 Days

The Merge has successfully been implemented into Ethereum’s third and final testnet, Goerli, after previously adding Merge support to the testnets Sepolia and Ropsten. The Merge was added to Goerli…

Cleanspark Acquires Plug-in-Ready Bitcoin Mining Facility With up to 86 MW of Capacity

On Tuesday, the bitcoin mining company Cleanspark announced it acquired a plug-in-ready bitcoin mining facility that is scalable to 86 megawatts (MW) of capacity. Presently, the newly opened site in…

These Are the Crypto Economy’s 5 Most Expensive Assets per Unit in August 2022

On July 18, 2021, Bitcoin.com News researched the top five most expensive crypto assets and at that time there were two digital currencies worth five digits in value, two tokens…

Coinbase Partners With World’s Largest Asset Manager Blackrock to Give Aladdin Clients Access to Cryptocurrencies

On August 4, the head of Coinbase Institutional, Brett Tejpaul, and the vice president of institutional product, Greg Tusar, announced that Coinbase has been selected by the financial giant Blackrock…

The Fed Is ‘Resolute’ on Hiking Interest Rates, Tightening Monetary Policy to Tame Inflation — Gold and Stocks Sink

Several reports detail that U.S. Federal Reserve officials are resolute on tightening monetary policy and increasing the federal funds rate until inflation in America is alleviated. Chicago Fed president Charles…

Bitwage Partners With Edge Wallet and Casa to Streamline Bitcoin Payroll Services to Mainstream Audiences

The cryptocurrency payroll service Bitwage announced on Monday that the company has partnered with the digital currency wallets Casa and Edge Wallet in order to “bring bitcoin payroll to mainstream…