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US House of Reps to deliver verdict on infrastructure bill this week

According to Reuters, Pelosi expressed confidence the legislation will pass upon announcing the date on Sunday, Sept. 26, stating: "Let me just say that we're going to pass the bill this week." Earlier that same day she reportedly indicated she would not bring the...

South African University Professor Urges Country to ‘Finalize Cryptocurrency Policy’ — Warns Against Resisting Crypto

A professor with the University of Johannesburg, Rabelani Dagada, has urged South Africa to finalize its cryptocurrency public policy if the country still wants to become a hub for digital currency innovation. History Will Repeat Itself In an opinion published by...

Derivatives DEX dYdX beats out Coinbase by volume amid China FUD

Decentralized derivatives exchange dYdX has seen a surge in trade activity as concerns surrounding a renewed Chinese crypto crackdown have circulated this year, with the DEX now processing more volume than Coinbase's spot markets for the first time. According to...

Ripple CEO Says SEC Gives No Clear Framework for Crypto, Discusses XRP Lawsuit

As the lawsuit with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse insists that the Commission has provided no clarity in crypto regulation. He said the SEC is using its meetings with crypto companies as lead generation for...

Rich Dad Poor Dad’s Robert Kiyosaki Predicts ‘Giant Stock Market Crash’ in October — Says ‘Bitcoin May Crash Too’

Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of "Rich Dad Poor Dad," has predicted a "giant stock market crash" coming in October. He believes that "bitcoin may crash too." The famous author also offered his opinion on China's crackdown on cryptocurrencies. Robert...

Ethereum alternatives and layer-1 solutions see steady gains in September

The competition among layer-one (L1) smart contract platforms has been on the rise in the past couple of months as traders and developers continue to embrace Ethereum (ETH) network alternatives that offer faster transaction times and lower fees. According to a recent...

Billionaire Mike Novogratz Says Bitcoin Market Is ‘in Good Shape’ — China Has ‘Less and Less’ Influence Over Crypto

The billionaire investor and CEO of Galaxy Digital, Mike Novogratz, says the bitcoin market is in good shape, noting that he sees "so much capital coming into the space." He also commented on the dwindling influence China has over the crypto market. Billionaire...

The Three Kingdoms: The New Era of Play-to-Earn Games

CryptoKitties was the first to bring blockchain gaming to life, and games such as Axie Infinity defined how a good blockchain game should be. The Three Kingdoms aims to build on this with their next-generation play-to-earn game. The Three Kingdoms is a highly...

China’s Crackdown Spurs Massive Onchain Transfers, Cold Wallets Move $3 Billion in Bitcoin and 800K Ether

Following the latest statements from China's central bank concerning cryptocurrencies and offshore crypto exchanges, massive amounts of funds have been moving onchain. On September 26, at approximately 1:00 a.m. (UTC) 72,999 BTC or $3.1 billion in bitcoin was...

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, AVAX, ALGO, XTZ, EGLD

China has attempted to stifle the crypto sector's growth on several occasions in the past 12 years but barring a minor blip, the blanket bans on crypto-commerce have not altered the long-term growth of cryptocurrencies. This shows that no one country, even if it is...

SEC Denies Freedom of Information Act Request Concerning Tether Documents

On September 24, the staff writer for The New Republic, Jacob Silverman, tweeted about a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request he filed that was ultimately denied. On the social media platform, Silverman wrote that he got Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

Suex Founder Loses Top Job Over US Sanctions, Major Exchange, Payment Provider Implicated

The scandal around sanctioned crypto broker Suex is growing in Russia where one of the co-founders of the OTC platform has been dismissed from his executive post at a bank. Meanwhile, an anti-drug organization has referred the case to the interior ministry and the...

Ethereum price gets back to $3K as institutional investors pile into ETH futures

Ethereum's native token Ether (ETH) staged a rebound on Sept. 26 following a massive decline earlier this week that saw its prices plunging to as low as $2,651 on Coinbase. The ETH/USD exchange rate rose 3.63% to hit an intraday high of $3,030. The upside move...

UNI, SUSHI, MKR, Defi Tokens See 24 Hour Double-Digit Gains, Defi TVL Jumps 6% in 2 Weeks

While a number of popular crypto-assets like bitcoin have been consolidating, decentralized finance (defi) tokens have captured significant gains during the last 24 hours. A few defi crypto assets have seen double-digit gains and the leader of the pack is Uniswap...

The next generation of data-driven healthcare is here

In the past 60 years, the life expectancy of the average newborn has increased by nearly 20 years -- from 52.5 to 72, as of 2018. We've seen an incredible wave of technological innovation in this time: The introduction of the internet, medical breakthroughs and an...

The NFTs Revolution: LuxFi Is Launching Asset-Backed NFT Marketplace for Luxury Assets

Buying a Rolex watch or a Chanel bag with Bitcoins? It becomes possible with LuxFi. With the vision to bridge the gap between real-world luxury assets and digital assets (NFTs), LuxFi has announced the planned launch of its NFT marketplace. The introduction of LuxFi's...

DeFi and Web 3.0: Unleashing creative juices with decentralized finance

Decentralized technologies are starting to revolutionize the world of finance, with cryptocurrencies applied in different ways to recreate traditional financial instruments. However, since cryptocurrencies aren't backed by anything but people's faith in them, they are...

Fantom Launches NFT Marketplace Artion — Platform Aims to ‘Unburden Creators of High Fees’

On September 24, 2021, the Fantom Foundation announced the launch of a new non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace that aims to compete with the myriad of NFT markets out there today. The market dubbed Artion is an NFT marketplace built on the Fantom network and claims...

Fantom Launches NFT Marketplace Artion – Platform Aims to ‘Unburden Creators of High Fees’

On September 24, 2021, the Fantom Foundation announced the launch of a new non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace that aims to compete with the myriad of NFT markets out there today. The market dubbed Artion is an NFT marketplace built on the Fantom network and claims...

Bitcoin could hit $37K but trader says BTC price top will be ‘number you can’t comprehend’

Bitcoin (BTC) sealed another $40,000 retest on Sept. 26 as the battle for the weekly close raged on. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC "unlikely" to linger below $40,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD...

Blockchain will transform government services, and that’s just the beginning

Governments are tasked with bringing fair and efficient services to the public. Unfortunately, providing transparency and accountability often results in a reduction in efficiency and effectiveness or vice versa. Governments are usually forced to choose to improve one...

Abkhazia Seizes 6,000 Mining Devices but Fails to Disrupt Crypto Mining

Authorities in Abkhazia have confiscated thousands of mining machines, closing down all large crypto farms, yet they have admittedly failed to put an end to illegal mining operations. The breakaway republic of Georgia has been struggling with power shortages blamed on...

Introducing MetaWars: A Strategic Blockchain-Based Game in the Metaverse

MetaWars is a highly immersive multiplayer strategy game. With an infinite universe that is established in a digital metaverse, players can use a wide variety of NFTs to determine the journey they take in-game. MetaWars allows players all around the world to earn...

London College Student Robbed at Knifepoint by 8 Thugs for $93K in Bitcoin

Recently a student from the University of Kent in London was robbed at knifepoint for his bitcoin. After eight thugs stormed his dorm room and demanded that he reveal his crypto credentials and passwords, the student was forced to leave the campus and he moved back...

Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers: Cryptocurrency Will ‘Do Better Regulated’

Former U.S. treasury secretary and chief economist at the World Bank, Larry Summers, says cryptocurrency will do better regulated in a sound way instead of being treated as a libertarian paradise. Larry Summers Sees Crypto Benefiting From Strong Regulation Lawrence...