Bitcoin infrastructure developer Nostr Assets has paused deposits following record-high user activity. According to a Dec. 5 announcement posted on Telegram, Nostr Assets developers warned, “Please await further announcements and do not attempt to deposit into NostrAssets for the time being.” The service, which allows users to transact Satoshis, or or 1/100 millionth of a
While grassroots cryptocurrency adoption went stale after last year’s implosions in the industry, trading platform eToro’s chief executive believes that the appeal of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for institutions and ease of investing through various platforms for non-professionals could further drive Bitcoin (BTC) adoption. EToro CEO Yoni Assia told Cointelegraph at the recent Abu Dhabi Finance
Cryptocurrency payment platform Alchemy Pay is scaling its payment options by integrating new on-ramps — new ways to buy crypto — in Europe and the United Kingdom. Alchemy Pay has introduced new deposit options, including the euro instant solution, Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Instant, and the U.K. fast money transfer option, Faster Payments. Announcing
The explosive growth and success of Binance outside of the control of traditional financial and political establishments led to heavy-handed enforcement actions against the exchange, according to former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes.  Hayes delved into the recent $4.3 billion settlement paid out by Binance in a lengthy Substack blog. This comes after the exchange and
European Central Bank (ECB) president and prominent Bitcoin (BTC) critic Christine Lagarde has shared a family story about unsuccessful cryptocurrency investments, according to a report from Reuters. Lagarde told students at a town hall in Frankfurt on Nov. 24 that her son lost “almost all” of his investments in crypto assets, despite persistent warnings, Reuters reported. “He
Tether and Bitfinex have jointly agreed to drop initial opposition to a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request lodged in New York by a number of high-profile news publications. A statement from the USDT stablecoin issuer and cryptocurrency exchange shared with Cointelegraph notes that it is committed to transparently sharing information following a FOIL request from
The prospect of a spot Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) being approved soon in the United States has increased demand for the major cryptocurrency, leading to a surge in transaction fees. The Bitcoin blockchain reached $11.6 million in fees paid on Nov. 16 according to statistics from CryptoFees. At the time of writing, YCharts data