Stay informed with Blockchain Today. Enable desktop notifications.

Cryptocurrency News


Cryptocurrencies have become an impartial part of our life. Blockchain Today is a platform that provides you with the latest news about this important financial tool and notifies you about upcoming events.

Subscribe to our newsletter to be informed about cryptocurrency news, DeFi, crypto market innovations, and many more. Read our Crypto 101 category for educational materials to find out all the details about cryptocurrencies. Being financially literate is what everyone needs nowadays, and our platform is here to help you with that.


Banque de France

Banque de France will experiment with the digital euro

by

The Central Bank of France (Banque de France) has announced that it will begin experiments related to the digital euro. To this end, the bank has selected eight potential candidates to help integrate CBDC into interbank settlements. These are companies such as Accenture, HSBC, Societe Generale,...

Japan CBDC

Bank of Japan creates a working group to study CBDCs

by

The Japanese central bank has announced the creation of a new working group to study CBDC, Reuters reports. A closer study of this issue by the Japanese regulator was prompted by an increase in demand for cashless payments and growing attention to CBDC from other central banks. The group will...

Twitter hack exchanges

Exchanges saved customers' $300.000 during Twitter hack

by

Prompt moves by cryptocurrency exchanges have allowed users to save at least $300,000 in the recent Twitter hack, Forbes reports. Trading platforms began taking action to counter cybercriminals minutes after the fake tweets appeared, while the first restrictive steps by the social network's...

Peter Schiff

Peter Schiff explains why he considers BTC a pyramid scheme

by

The head of the investment company Euro Pacific Capital, Peter Schiff, continues to criticize bitcoin via Twitter. On his social media page over the weekend, he published a series of posts in which he tried to explain that BTC is a pyramid scheme. Schiff has repeatedly criticized Bitcoin in the...

Coinsquare

Coinsquare accused of inflating trade data

by

The Canadian Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has accused the Coinsquare crypto exchange of market manipulation. The regulator said in a statement that the trading platform misleads customers by overstating the trading volume. Besides, the exchange is accused of legalizing criminal proceeds and...

Venezuela

Venezuela banned mining of crypto in government apartments

by

Venezuelans living in government apartments will not be able to mine. The head of the Ministry of Environment and Construction of Venezuela Ildemaro Villarroel told about the corresponding ban on the mining of cryptocurrency. He stressed that those citizens of the country who live in areas where...

XLM

Stellar entered the list of the best altcoins of the season

by

Stellar (XLM) made a breakthrough this week, adding to the list of the best performers of the so-called "altseason." Previously, Cardano and Chainlink have shown great results. XLM rose to $ 0.102 on Friday, July 17th, and jumped to its highest level since early July last year. Over the...

LINK

Chainlink coin trading volume on exchanges hits record high

by

Altcoin Chainlink (LINK) is currently trading at its highest level in its history. If you look at the chart presented by the CoinMarketCap service, you can see that over the past two years, the cryptocurrency has been moving mainly along an upward trajectory. LINK traded just above $ 8.3 on Friday,...

Algorand listing Coinbase

Algorand rose 30% after listing on Coinbase

by

The capitalization of Algorand (ALGO) rose to a new all-time high after the announcement of cryptocurrency's support by the largest US exchange Coinbase. On the night of Friday, July 17, the price of a coin increased at the moment by almost 30%. Around 19:35 PDT, the market value of ALGO rose to...

Twitter hack Bitcoin

Twitter hackers used BitPay and Coinbase to transfer funds

by

Attackers who managed to gain access to the accounts of many celebrities on Twitter transferred the received funds to a separate address. Previously, it was used to send funds to Coinbase and BitPay and CoinPayments services. #TwitterHack @coinbase @BitPay Please check the following Bitco_in...

Casa

Casa will provide solutions to the Human Rights Defense Fund

by

Bitcoin company Casa has announced a partnership with the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) to help activists and dissidents around the world protect their Bitcoin holdings. Casa will provide HRF with its end-to-end Bitcoin secure storage solutions. The foundation will use Casa's solutions to protect...

MUFG

Mitsubishi UFJ will start testing its cryptocurrency

by

One of the most widespread Japanese financial corporations Mitsubishi UFJ, plans to launch its crypto before the end of this year. Mitsumishi Holding is part of the giant Mitsubishi. As noted by the chairman of the group, Hironori Kamezawa, initially, the developers wanted to introduce a coin in...

Japan CBDC

Japan will include CBDC in the country's economic plan

by

Japanese authorities will include the problem of working with the Central Bank's digital currency (CBDC) in the official economic plan. According to the Cointelegraph, citing local media, the CBDC will enter the Honebuto economic recovery plan, which is part of Japan’s national strategy. The...

Grayscale

Grayscale raised share of BTC and ETH in Digital Large-Cap

by

Grayscale investment company has increased the share of bitcoin and ether in its Digital Large-Cap (DLC) fund due to other comprehensive altcoins. On Twitter, the company announced changes to the DLC in the 2nd quarter of 2020. During this period, the share of bitcoin in the fund increased from 81%...

Ukraine

Ukraine is planning the legalization of cryptocurrencies

by

The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine continues to develop a mechanism for legalizing cryptos. In particular, options for amending the Tax Code are being considered. That will allow the token operations to be removed from the shadows and to charge appropriate fees from them. The...

ERC-20 capitalization Ethereum

ERC-20 token capitalization exceeded Ethereum's cap

by

The growing popularity of decentralized finance (DeFi) services has led to the fact that the total capitalization of tokens on the Ethereum blockchain exceeded the ETH cryptocurrency itself. The Defiant new editor-in-chief Camila Russo shared this observation. Taking the data from the Etherscan...

South Korea crypto tax

South Korea can introduce a 20% tax for crypto-traders

by

The capital gains tax on operations with cryptocurrencies in South Korea can be up to 20%. This was the opinion of representatives of the private sector during the discussion on legislative initiatives of the country's authorities, writes Cointelegraph with reference to local media. Proposed...

Mining energy consumption

Bitcoin miners began to consume more electricity

by

The energy consumption of BTC miners resumed growth after falling against the backdrop of a halving. This is evidenced by the Digiconomist service. Two weeks after halving, this indicator dropped by 24%, from 77.78 TW·h/year to 57.9 TW·h/year. At the moment, it is 61.44...

Cryptocurrency came to us in 2009 and became a twofold phenomenon. Many think these assets will bring freedom to the traditional financial system: many suppose they can give opportunities to scammers and fraud. But no matter what, everyone understands that crypto has become a serious game-changer in world economics.

Cryptocurrencies are becoming more and more popular day by day. One of the reasons for that is P2P transactions. People can send money to each other without bank mediation, faster and cheaper. Nowadays, more than 2000 crypto coins are operating on the market. Because of active tradings with high volumes, the crypto market regularly improves. And when some people rely only on technical analysis of the market, others need to know what happens fundamentally. And here is where Blockchain Today can help.

On our platform, you can read everything about existing crypto coins, track prices, find information about changes that happen with the crypto market and DeFi.

We intend to make the platform understandable for everyone who wants to become a part of the crypto community doesn't matter how much crypto-related fundamental knowledge you have. So, if you want to stay updated about the latest crypto news and not only - bookmark Blockchain Today, follow us on social channels and subscribe to our newsletter.