Nigeria Becomes Eighth African Nation to Welcome Bitcoin ATMs

News Africa’s largest country has welcomed its first Bitcoin ATM. Blockstale BTM, the company that installed the ATM in the Dazey Lounge and Bar in Lagos state, plans to launch more than 30 more terminals across Nigeria. “Despite all the legal uncertainties about cryptocurrencies in Nigeria, Niger..

Film Reels and Steel: Github Plans to Archive Bitcoin Code for 1,000 Years

The Microsoft subsidiary, Github recently revealed the “Archive Program,” an initiative that aims to preserve open source technologies for 1,000 years. The newly launched effort plans to store snapshots of open source technology 250 meters underground on the Norwegian island of Svalbard. The source ..

A Crypto Venture Fund Bought the Most Tokens at MakerDAO’s Debt Auction

News The company had previously pledged to join a “backstop syndicate” and cover the entire system shortfall if necessary. Acting as a so-called “backstop,” the group would act as the buyer of last resort by purchasing the MKR tokens if their price fell to $100. (The auction’s starting price was $..

XRP Falls Behind Bitcoin SV, Dogecoin in Active Addresses

Evidence suggesting a change in investor behavior continues to grow as XRP and a handful of other projects see serious declines in crypto wallet addresses over the past 4 weeks. XRP Investors Hodling or Losing Interest? Analyst CryptoRand has posted a chart showing the number of dynamic addresses ha..

OKEx to Host 11th IEO Amid Crypto Bear Market

OKEx has announced its 11th exchange-based token sale coming soon on the Jumpstart platform. With the crypto market still in a state of decline, will investors be tempted to try and make quick returns? OKEx Helps Entertainment Platform Launch Token Malta-based OKEx, which operates a spot and derivat..

Celo to Issue At Least $15.7 Mln in Community Grants During 2020

News Open-source payments network, Celo (cGLD), announced on March 31 that it had awarded $700,000 in developer grant funding to 16 startups looking to build on the Celo network. Cointelegraph spoke to Xochitl Cazador, the head of ecosystem growth at cLabs — the company behind Celo — to discuss w..

Bitcoin Price Fills $6.6K CME Gap as Technical Metrics Flip Bullish

Market Update Bitcoin (BTC) delivered few surprises on April 1 as steadier trading conditions prevailed for a third day and volume remained low. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 BTC price shoots to plug futures gapData from Coin360 and Cointelegraph Markets painted a decidedl..

The Many Facts Pointing to Wei Dai Being Satoshi

Satoshi Nakamoto has been an enigma for well over a decade and there’s been a number of suspects and self-styled Bitcoin inventors. One particular suspect is the computer engineer Wei Dai, the creator of the b-money system and the Crypto++ cryptographic library. Since the Bitcoin network was launche..

Fed’s Quantitative Easing Strategy Holds Long-Term Benefits for Crypto

Analysis These are perilous times, and it hasn’t escaped anyone’s notice that the United States Federal Reserve is doing its part to alleviate the suffering — which began with the coronavirus pandemic and has spread to the global economy. It’s printing more money. “There is an infinite amount of ..

Amended Ripple Class-Action Covers Possibility XRP Is Not a Security

News An amendment to the class-action lawsuit against Ripple, filed March 25, included additional claims of false advertising and unfair competition, “under the alternative theory that XRP is not a security.” The disgruntled investors’ sixth and seventh claims for relief would appear to be a direc..

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