Lumerin Announces New Integration With Portal DEX for Decentralized Bitcoin Mining and Cross-Chain Hashpower Trading

PRESS RELEASE. CHICAGO – Feb 22, 2024 – Lumerin, a decentralized Hashpower Marketplace built on Arbitrum that has built technology to make Bitcoin hashrate a liquid asset allowing for global access to peer-to-peer, decentralized hashrate trading, today announced a new integration with Portal, the first trust minimized, cross-chain swaps that involve no bridges, custody or […] Original

Starknet Trading Debut Sees Initial Excitement Fade As STRK Plummets Over 50%

In a highly anticipated move, Starknet (STRK), an Ethereum (ETH) roll-up protocol, commenced trading on prominent cryptocurrency exchanges including Binance, Bybit, Bitfinex, and OKX on Tuesday.  The token’s launch was accompanied by an airdrop, distributing a staggering 728 million tokens to over one million addresses, making it one of the largest airdrops of the year. However, the initial excitement was dampened as the token experienced a significant retracement of 53.8%, plummeting to a current price of $2.04. However, to better grasp the protocol’s capabilities and assess its potential future price…

Solana overtakes Ethereum in defi trading, Pullix can potentially topple both

Disclosure: This article does not represent investment advice. The content and materials featured on this page are for educational purposes only. Solana outpaces Ethereum in defi, but Pullix presale hints at a new market leader in the industry’s future. Solana (SOL) has surged past Ethereum (ETH) in trading volumes as the defi space continues to gain traction. But this isn’t the end of the story, as Pullix (PLX) has the potential to overtake both when it completes the ongoing presale event and launches later this month. Let’s take a closer…

Coinbase Suspends PlayDapp Trading After Hack

Coinbase has temporarily suspended the gaming platform PlayDapp’s token trading and transfer activities after the recent hack that resulted in the theft of 200 million PLA tokens. Recent updates from the Web3 platform have shared some insight into the investigation process. Suspension Of Trading Activity On Coinbase On Thursday, the news of the hack was first informed by the security platform Cyvers Alerts on X (formerly Twitter). PlayDapp’s team later confirmed the security breach and immediately contacted partnered exchanges to take measures to protect the holder’s assets. The gaming platform…

Here’s How The XRP Trading Volume Fared In Q4 2023

A recent report released by Ripple in its Q4 2023 XRP Markets Report unveiled that XRP experienced a substantial increase in daily trading volume, hitting roughly $600 million this quarter. According to the report, this surge represented a 75-100% growth compared to the lower trading volumes observed in Q3. Notably, the Ripple report suggests a rejuvenation in investor interest and market activity for the altcoin, marking a notable shift from the previous quarter’s performance. Ripple’s XRP Holdings And Other Crypto Volume In Q4 2023 Ripple’s Q4 report also provided insights…

Bitcoin returns to $45k amid increased trading volume, positive market sentiment

Bitcoin surged to $45,435, marking a 5.3% increase in a day and a 6.3% rise over the week, as per CoinMarketCap data. This upward trajectory brings the cryptocurrency past the $45,000 threshold, a figure last seen in the wake of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) landmark approval of spot Bitcoin ETFs. The enthusiasm around Bitcoin’s (BTC) price hike is further amplified by the significant trading volume observed in spot Bitcoin ETFs, which exceeded $1 billion yesterday, with BlackRock and Fidelity leading the charge, according to Bloomberg’s James Seyffart.…

Bitcoin Approaches $45K; Crypto Trading Volumes Rise

Bitcoin rallied to a four-week high approaching $45,000 on Thursday amid record highs in U.S. equity indexes. Bitcoin, which fell as low as $42,700 on Wednesday, climbed almost 5% to $44,800, the highest since Jan. 11, according to CoinDesk data. “Technically speaking, bitcoin has broken out of a range and could be looking for a push to a fresh yearly high through $50,000,” said LMAX Digital in a morning note. According to Laurent Kssis, a crypto ETP specialist at CEC Capital: “This pump is driven by leverage, i.e the open…