The price of BNB, native token of the cryptocurrency exchange Binance, doubled over the past week, and its capitalization reached $43 billion. Now BNB ranks third by market capitalization. The growth is fueled by the popularity of Binance Chain among DeFi projects.
Another day brings another record for bitcoin. On February 21, the first cryptocurrency hit its all-time high, reaching $58,332.
The bitcoin price exceeded $50,000. Since the beginning of the year, the first cryptocurrency added $20,000.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission and Ripple reported that they do not see prospects for a pre-trial settlement of the conflict through an amicable agreement. The SEC accuses Ripple of continuing to sell unregistered securities in the guise of digital tokens.
The team of Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny received donations in bitcoins worth $300,000 since the beginning of the year. This is twice as much as they received in 2020.
Blockchain projects position themselves as more secure than centralized structures, but this is only in case you consider it from one perspective.
Uber CEO admitted that in the future the company will allow accepting bitcoins as a payment method. But Uber has no plans to invest in cryptocurrency like Tesla.
Bank of New York Mellon, the oldest bank in the United States, announced its plans to launch operations involving bitcoins and other digital assets, as well as a institutional-grade cryptocurrency storage service.
A batch of equipment for bitcoin mining with a total capacity of 70 megawatts was imported from Asia to Russia. The cost of delivery is estimated at $60 million.
Elon Musk's company disclosed one and a half billion investments in bitcoins. The cryptocurrency rate renewed its historical maximum, jumping to $44,000.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange CME launched Ethereum futures trading, as ETH is trading at all-time highs at $1,650 per coin.
According to Denis Vinokurov, analyst at the brokerage company Bequant, the decentralized finance market remains underestimated, which potentially indicates a possible explosive growth this year.
Blockchain developers are devoting less time to once-popular protocols like Tron and EOS, often called Ethereum killers, in favor of newer multi-blockchain solutions like Polkadot.
The richest man in the world and founder of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, shared his opinion on bitcoin and its future. According to Musk, bitcoin is on the cusp of widespread acceptance in the world of traditional finance.
US law enforcement agencies detained the organizer of fraudulent crypto Ponzi schemes, one of which was promoted by Hollywood actor Stephen Seagal.
Miners of Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency by capitalization, earned $829 million in January 2021. This is the all-time high within the entire history of Ethereum.