Standard Chartered, Deutsche Complete First Stablecoin Swaps on UDPN Blockchain

Source: Adobe SC Ventures, Standard Chartered Bank’s VC arm, and German banking giant Deutsche Bank have executed the first stablecoin swaps on the Universal Digital Payments Network (UDPN), per a report published Monday. UDPN is a blockchain-based messaging system supporting government-regulated digital currency systems and central bank digital currencies (CBDC). The first proof-of-concept (PoC) involved … Read more

DeFi Education Fund, Paradigm File Amicus Brief Supporting James Harper’s appeal against IRS

Source: Adobe DeFi Education Fund (DEF), a crypto research and advocacy group, and crypto investment company Paradigm have filed a separate amicus brief supporting James Harper’s lawsuit against the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Paradigm confirmed Friday that the amicus brief urges the Supreme Court to reverse the district court’s decision in the James Harper … Read more

Doctor Pleads Guilty to Bitcoin-Paid Darknet Murder Plot Against Girlfriend

Image Source: Pixabay A Georgia medical doctor admitted to using Bitcoin to pay someone $16,000 on the dark web in an attempt to kill his girlfriend, according to the US Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Georgia. On October 17, Dr. James Wan, 54, pleaded guilty in Atlanta federal court to one count of using a … Read more

U.S. Lawmakers Press Biden Administration to Address Hamas’ Crypto Funding

Source: Pixabay The U.S. government is tightening trade restrictions on Hamas-related to entities as Congress presses the Biden administration to do more about the terrorist group’s sources of crypto funding. On October 17, over 100 senators petitioned U.S. Treasury and White House officials highlighting how Hamas has already leveraged blockchain-based currency, while asking for clarifications … Read more

Is Rollbit Crypto Casino Going to Zero? RLB Price Tumbles 22% as Fresh Telegram Gambling Coin Nets $1.5 Million in Investments

Pixabay / EyestetixStudio In a tumultuous twist, leading GambleFi token Rollbit (RLB) has retraced -22% in a sudden tumble, leaving some panicked holders asking ‘Is Rollbit crypto casino going to zero’? – find out in RLB price analysis. The sudden retracement move comes following the release of a new report entitled ‘The House Always Wins’ … Read more

Next Target for Bitcoin is $135,000, Predicts Rich Dad Poor Dad Author

Robert Kiyosaki. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube/The Rich Dad Channel Best-selling author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, thinks the next target for Bitcoin, after hitting $30,000 over the weekend, is $135,000 In a post on X, formerly Twitter, Kiyosaki expressed his optimism about Gold, Silver and Bitcoin. He suggested that gold was on … Read more

Bitcoin Price Prediction as Bulls Push BTC Further Toward $30,000 Resistance – Where is BTC Going Next?

As Bitcoin continues its impressive trajectory, bulls are ardently pushing the cryptocurrency ever closer to the significant $30,000 resistance mark.  Currently, Bitcoin stands at a commendable price of $29,615, marking a nearly 1.5% increase on Saturday alone.  However, as enthusiasm mounts, critics raise alarms about potential vulnerabilities, drawing parallels with historic precious metal manipulations, especially … Read more

Security Concerns Prompt Bitcoin Core Developer to Leave Lightning Network

Source: AdobeStock / 24K-Production Antoine Riard, a security researcher and developer, has announced his departure from the Lightning Network’s development team, citing security issues and challenges that pose a threat to the Bitcoin (BTC) ecosystem.  In a discussion on the Linux Foundation‘s public mailing list, Riard expressed concerns about a new class of replacement cycling attacks, which have put the … Read more

Bitcoin Dominance Reaches Over 49%, Highest in 2 Years – What’s Going On?

Source: Adobe Stock Bitcoin (BTC)‘s dominance in the cryptocurrency market has surpassed 49%, reaching its highest level in more than two years. According to data from CoinGecko, Bitcoin’s dominance currently stands at 49.58%, almost three times the dominance of Ethereum (ETH), the second-largest crypto by market cap, which sits at around 16.7%. This steady increase in … Read more

Is This a Healthy Correction Before the Next Uptrend?

As XRP’s price retracts to a notable $0.5158, the crypto community is abuzz with speculation.  Is this merely a healthy correction paving the way for a subsequent uptrend, or are there other market dynamics at play?  Delving into XRP’s recent performance and underlying factors, we aim to provide a comprehensive price prediction for this prominent … Read more