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    Former Ethereum developer sentenced to 5 years in prison

    Former Ethereum developer sentenced to 5 years in prison

    Former Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith (39) has been sentenced to 63 months in prison and a $100,000 fine for his aid to North Korea. In September, Griffith pleaded guilty to violating international sanctions against North Korea. Against the rules, Griffith gave a...

    Vitalik Buterin Becomes Citizen of Crypto-Friendly Montenegro

    Vitalik Buterin Becomes Citizen of Crypto-Friendly Montenegro

    Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has been granted Montenegrin citizenship. Buterin joins other members of the crypto community with global experience who have been invited to help the small Southeast European nation attract investments and develop its blockchain...

    KuCoin ventures into IGO with new NFT platform

    KuCoin ventures into IGO with new NFT platform

    KuCoin, the leading global cryptocurrency exchange, has launched its NFT launch platform KuCoin IGO. Pikaster is the first project coming to the platform. The first round sale started at 12:00 UTC on April 11. Fueling growth in gaming, metaverse, Web3 In line...

    Highlights April 14: Crypto market bullish, altcoins rally

    Highlights April 14: Crypto market bullish, altcoins rally

    The crypto market as a whole was bullish today, with the majority of top 10 cryptos registering gains over the past 24 hours.  Top cryptos Bitcoin was up around 3% and trading above $41,000 at time of writing. Other cryptos were also higher, including Ethereum,...

    Why is RUNE up by nearly 20% today?

    Why is RUNE up by nearly 20% today?

    RUNE is one of the best performers amongst the top 50 cryptocurrencies by market cap. The broader cryptocurrency market continues its recovery, adding more than 2% to its value in the last 24 hours. Thanks to the positive performance, the total cryptocurrency market...

    Cash App and Chivo help drive Lightning payment volume up 400%

    Cash App and Chivo help drive Lightning payment volume up 400%

    A new report highlights how the Lightning Network has grown in popularity as a way of transferring digital assets quickly and efficiently around the globe. CNBC today told the story of Alena Vorobiova, a Ukrainian refugee currently seeking sanctuary in Poland....

    Changpeng Zhao praises France’s pro-crypto stance

    Changpeng Zhao praises France’s pro-crypto stance

    Binance is looking to expand its presence in France following its investment in November. Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has praised France for its pro-cryptocurrency stance.  CZ said this while speaking at the annual Paris...

    Ripio Announces Expansion to Colombia in Next Months

    Ripio Announces Expansion to Colombia in Next Months

    Ripio, an Argentinian cryptocurrency exchange, has announced concrete actions regarding its expansion to Colombia. The company will offer a new option for cryptocurrency users and traders in Colombia, and will also offer a financial education proposal that is yet to...

    RAIRtech launches NFT collection in support of Ukraine

    RAIRtech launches NFT collection in support of Ukraine

    In an effort to provide support to the people of Ukraine, NFT digital rights management platform RAIRtech presents its Glitch art-inspired generative NFT collection, the #UkraineGlitch, CoinJournal learned from a press release.  The Ukrainian flag under...

    Ripple vs Stellar: Better Buy Between XRP and XLM?

    Ripple vs Stellar: Better Buy Between XRP and XLM?

    Ripple and Stellar are some of the biggest cryptocurrencies in the world. The two have a market capitalization of over $35 billion and $4.9 billion, respectively. They also have a common history considering that Stellar was created by a co-founder of Ripple. So,...

    Bitcoin vs Ethereum: Which crypto is a better buy?

    Bitcoin vs Ethereum: Which crypto is a better buy?

    Bitcoin and Ethereum are the two biggest cryptocurrencies in the market with a combined market cap of over $1.2 trillion. The two coins have also generated substantial returns to their shareholders in the past decade. In this Bitcoin vs Ethereum piece, we...

    Indian Crypto Exchanges Disable UPI, Other Payment Options

    Indian Crypto Exchanges Disable UPI, Other Payment Options

    A number of cryptocurrency exchanges in India are disabling rupee deposits, particularly payments using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) system. This followed a statement issued by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) regarding the usage of the UPI...

    Raoul Pal says its likely ‘the market has found its bottom’

    Raoul Pal says its likely ‘the market has found its bottom’

    Raoul Pal, the founder and CEO of Real Vision and Global Macro Investor, believes the crypto market has “found its bottom” and that new upside momentum is likely. The Real Vision CEO made his comments during an interview with Layah Heilpurn, with his...

    Cynthia Lummis: Senator, Hodler

    Cynthia Lummis: Senator, Hodler

    The Wyoming senator, a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival, holds plenty of BTC and champions crypto whenever she can. Source

    Ethereum Merge could delay beyond Q2, says ETH developer

    Ethereum Merge could delay beyond Q2, says ETH developer

    Ethereum Foundation developer Tim Beiko has hinted at a potential further delay to the Ethereum’s final switch to the much anticipated proof-of-stake mechanism. The ‘Ethereum Merge’, it appears, will now take place “a few months” after...

    Tether (USDT) launches on Kusama

    Tether (USDT) launches on Kusama

    Tether (USDT), whose market capitalisation of over $82 billion makes it the world’s largest stablecoin, has launched on the Kusama network. The launch on Polkadot’s “canary network brings the pioneer dollar-pegged stablecoin to yet another...

    Crypto portfolios: How much of a stablecoin allocation is too much?

    Crypto portfolios: How much of a stablecoin allocation is too much?

    Cryptocurrencies are well-known for being volatile assets, which means that experienced traders have plenty of opportunities in the space. Investors can expect to be taken on a wild ride if they plan on holding for a long time. Stablecoins, a class of cryptocurrencies...

    Should I Buy Ethereum? 5 Things You Should Consider

    Should I Buy Ethereum? 5 Things You Should Consider

    There are thousands of cryptocurrencies in existence today. CoinGecko tracks 13,000 of them while CoinMarketCap follows over 18,000 of them. Ethereum is the second-biggest of them with its market cap of over $367 billion. It is also one of the most popular...

    Former Trump Aide Mick Mulvaney Tapped as Astra Protocol Adviser

    Former Trump Aide Mick Mulvaney Tapped as Astra Protocol Adviser

    Mick Mulvaney, who was a top official in former President Donald Trump’s administration, has been hired to advise Astra Protocol on its U.S. strategy as the Swiss startup seeks to establish a role satisfying compliance demands in decentralized finance. Mulvaney said...

    BOTLabs with web3name announcement at Paris Blockchain Week

    BOTLabs with web3name announcement at Paris Blockchain Week

    B.T.E. BOTLabs Trusted Entity GmbH (BT.E) announced the launch of web3name, an application for creating a custom name to represent your digital identity, at Paris Blockchain Week, Coin Journal learned from a press release.  You can link this name to addresses on...

    ACH Is the Token Driving Global Crypto Payments

    ACH Is the Token Driving Global Crypto Payments

    ACH is the cryptocurrency token driving the adoption of Alchemy Pay’s crypto payments around the world. Alchemy Pay enables real-world crypto payments and mainstream-friendly access to crypto services. It has had an incredible rise over the past year,...

    Highlights April 13: Crypto markets steady, Shiba Inu soars

    Highlights April 13: Crypto markets steady, Shiba Inu soars

    The crypto market as a whole was steady today. The majority of top 10 cryptos registered gains over the past 24 hours, following several days of being in the red.  Top cryptos Bitcoin was seen flat this morning, trading above $40,000 at time of writing,...

    Meta Opens Monetization Options to Users of Horizon Worlds

    Meta Opens Monetization Options to Users of Horizon Worlds

    Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, is now launching a pilot project that will let users in Horizon Worlds, its VR metaverse platform, monetize their creations. This pilot will allow a number of users to collect payments for access to their created...

    How to bridge tokens from other chains to the Polygon Network

    How to bridge tokens from other chains to the Polygon Network

    Bridging assets could help solve issues like scalability, speed and high fees. Bridging means users can move their tokens between blockchain networks quickly and cost-effectively. The Polygon Bridge is used for cross-chain transactions between the Polygon (MATIC) and...

    Dogecoin vs Shiba Inu: Which meme coin is a better buy?

    Dogecoin vs Shiba Inu: Which meme coin is a better buy?

    Dogecoin and Shiba Inu are the biggest meme coins in the world. The two have a combined market capitalization of $33.3 billion. This makes them bigger than well-known companies like Carmax, Chegg, Wayfair, Carvana, and SoFi among others. Dogecoin price has crashed by...

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