• 54% of Salvadorans are not familiar with Bitcoin, survey suggests
    Cointelegraph.com News - 23 minutes ago
    A new survey suggests that most Salvadorans still don’t have a clear understanding of Bitcoin or crypto. El Salvador has made global headlines with its president’s controversial introduction of Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender – a move that has sparked dissent from many local citizens and was met with skepticism…
  • NFTs could mark a resurgence in art galleries
    Cointelegraph.com News - 44 minutes ago
    Cointelegraph spoke to the founder of a London art gallery to discuss the cultural implications of welcoming NFTs into traditional art spaces. For decades, art galleries and museum exhibitions around the world have facilitated the presence of cultural education, social interaction and visual moments of awe. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, Georgia O’Keeffe’s Black…
  • SEC registrants seek DeFi and physically backed Bitcoin ETF approval
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 hour ago
    Amplify ETFs, Invesco and Galaxy submitted registrations to the U.S. SEC for Bitcoin and DeFi-based ETF offerings. Crypto companies from the United States filed two registration statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking permission to sell exchange-traded funds (ETF) in relation to Bitcoin (BTC) and decentralized finance (DeFi).Atlanta-based investment…
  • HSBC CEO backs CBDCs against crypto and stablecoins
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 hour ago
    Banking giant HSBC echoes global stablecoin concerns, calling for regulation to be equivalent to its adoption level. HSBC, the largest European bank with total assets of $3 trillion, maintains a skeptical stance on cryptocurrency while promoting the central bank digital currency (CBDC) development.HSBC Group CEO Noel Quinn penned an article, New…
  • 10% of early-stage startups working on blockchain: GSER 2021
    Cointelegraph.com News - 2 hours ago
    Blockchain-based startups continue to account for a significant proportion of newly established business entities across the globe. With venture capital funding seemingly prioritizing emerging technology, the blockchain industry experiences a significant influx of capital from corporate backers.According to the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2021 published on Wednesday, blockchain-based businesses account…
  • Bitcoin miner Genesis Digital Assets raises $431M
    Cointelegraph.com News - 3 hours ago
    Genesis Digital previously raised $125 million in an equity funding round led by Kingsway Capital in July 2021. Major Bitcoin (BTC) mining company Genesis Digital Assets has secured $431 million in funding to expand its industrial-scale mining operations in the United States and Nordics.The new funding round was led by…
  • Bitcoin bounces again after briefly losing $40K support — Watch these BTC price levels
    Cointelegraph.com News - 3 hours ago
    The Chinese property developer will soon be a “non-event,” one analyst says, with markets already shrugging off the story. Bitcoin (BTC) bounced from a second $40,000 retest on Sept. 22 as China calmed global market fears over Evergrande.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewChina keeps up Evergrande cash injectionsData from…
  • Nifty News: Snoop's $17M NFT collection, movie sold as NFT, QAnon espouser sells tweets
    Cointelegraph.com News - 3 hours ago
    NFT collector revealed to be Snoop Dogg, hybrid NFTs are coming, and an investor lost $300,000 in tokens to hackers. Hip-hop icon Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., also known as Snoop Dogg, has revealed himself to be the pseudonymous NFT collector “Cozomo de’ Medici.”While Snoop has not provided further clarification beyond…
  • Commodity strategist predicts Bitcoin ETF could get the nod in US next month
    Cointelegraph.com News - 6 hours ago
    A Bitcoin ETF could be approved by U.S. regulators by October, according to Bloomberg Intelligence commodity strategist Mike McGlone. Bloomberg Intelligence commodity strategist Mike McGlone believes it is only a matter of time before the United States Securities and Exchange Commission approves the country’s first Bitcoin (BTF) exchange-traded fund (ETF).In…
  • Evergrande crisis: Buy the dip or bail? Pundits weigh in
    Cointelegraph.com News - 6 hours ago
    Marty Bent, co-founder of Bitcoin mining firm Great American Mining, is glad to be hodling Bitcoin as uncertainty hangs over the legacy financial system As the prospect of Chinese property giant Evergrande defaulting on $305 billion worth of debt looms, pundits are weighing in on how the firm’s bankruptcy could…