Austin-based UpEquity, a tech-enabled mortgage company, announced it has closed on $50 million in funding. S3 Ventures led the Series...Read more
splits: 8It's been a busy 12 months for LeBron James. Back in October 2020, he led the Los Angeles Lakers to the NBA title, his fourth championship and NBA Finals...
splits: 19For the first time in modern human history, one person controls a quarter trillion dollars in personal wealth without having to adjust for inflation. That person is Elon Musk....
Shiba Inu (SHIB), a spin-off to Dogecoin (DOGE) token, reached an all-time high following a price surge of more than 46% in just two days.
The Texas Ethics Commission proposed a new rule that permits government officials and politicians to accept Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency contributions. The proposal was filed with
But others, like Arca CEO Rayne Steinberg, had “mixed feelings” about the events. While pleased that a much-awaited crypto investment vehicle finally received regulatory approval
Bitcoin (BTC) stayed closer to $60,000 on Oct. 22 after the largest altcoin, Ether (ETH), failed to cement new all-time highs.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewETH all-time high? Blink...
Cryptocurrency adoption has been growing for a number of reasons. In emerging markets, research suggests crypto remittances are a factor, although some argue that the idea of using cryptocurrencies for...
Platon, the British photographer famous for his close-up portraits of world leaders, is using NFT photos of the human iris to show how humans can be reduced to a unique...
Bullish sentiment is running high across the cryptocurrency market on Oct. 20 as Bitcoin’s (BTC) surge to a new all-time high at $67,000 thrust the digital asset into uncharted territory...
The market for nonfungible token, or NFT, digital artwork is taking on the traditional art industry. Within the first six months of 2021, analytics firm DappRadar recorded $2.5 billion in...
The rapidly evolving realm of decentralized finance (DeFi) has brought a new level of utility and value to the cryptocurrency ecosystem in 2021 but has also provided nefarious actors with...
Between fever-pitch anticipation over the impending approval of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s $42-million-plus settlement with Tether and Bitfinex, and Vladimir Putin brooding over cryptocurrency’s capacity to transfer value, this past week has been saturated with major policy...Read more
The growth of layer-two protocols has been one of the major stories of 2021 as the rising popularity of decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible tokens (NFT) have driven transaction costs higher on the Ethereum (ETH) network effectively pricing out many...Read more
Ethereum is an open-source blockchain-based software platform with thousands of decentralized applications (DApps) that powers its native cryptocurrency, Ether (ETH), that can be sent and received globally without any third-party interference. First conceptualized in 2013 by Russian-Canadian programmer Vitalik Buterin,...Read more
Bitcoin’s shallow pullback increases the prospect of a new all-time high in the short term and altcoins like ETH, SOL, MATIC and FTM could move higher while BTC prepares for its next move. SourceRead more
At last year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the head of Goldman Sachs announced a new policy for the richest investment bank in the world: It would refuse to underwrite the stock offerings of any private company that did...Read more
The rapid growth of mainstream attention toward cryptocurrencies has forced the hands of numerous governments to create their digital alternatives. Over the past few years, interest from various jurisdictions has been pointed towards central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) — digital...Read more
In the third quarter, the U.S. saw $82.8 billion in capital invested in 3,518 deals, according to the Q3 Pitchbook-National Venture Capital Association Venture Monitor report. For the first three quarters, the report’s data shows companies have attracted $238.7 billion...Read more
Binance launches $1B BSC fund, BTC futures ETF approval could arrive soon, and Celsius raises $400M: Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 10-16
Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one...Read more
WASHINGTON—Republican Senator Tom Cotton is holding up a vote to confirm Alan Estevez as the U.S. Commerce Department’s undersecretary for industry and security until he gets answers to difficult questions about technology exports to China. In a letter dated Oct....Read more
When Nicholas Merten saw a video explaining Bitcoin in November 2011, he brushed it off, later lamenting that “I unfortunately did not do the right thing.” It’s hard to blame him, after all, he was only 13. Now 23, he runs...Read more
Texas has 267 companies on the Russell 3000 Index and only 23 percent of them have women on their boards of directors, according to the 50/50 Women on Boards Gender Diversity Index. And only 13 of them are gender balance...Read more
Traders and the market are showing extreme optimism on Oct. 15 after rumors and an assortment of documents suggest that the path toward a Bitcoin ETF approval has fewer obstacles lying ahead.Following the positive news, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) rallied...Read more
Walgreens issued a statement saying vaccine mix-ups are rare after an Indiana family said their two young children got two full adult doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine instead of influenza shots. Speaking to 14News, Alexandra and Joshua Price said a...Read more
This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations. This week China is back to work after its...Read more
Austin’s Rocket Dollar Invests Retirement Dollars in Alternative Assets like Cryptocurrency, NFTs, Real Estate, and More
Henry Yoshida, CEO and Co-Founder of Rocket Dollar After selling Honest Dollar, the company he co-founded, to Goldman Sachs, Henry Yoshida recognized another super trend. He had spent his career in the financial services industry with a particular focus on...Read more
On Oct. 14, bulls flexed their muscles and showed their intent to push the price of Bitcoin (BTC) closer to its $65,900 all-time high. One reason for the move is the steady chatter about the possibility of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund...Read more
McDonald’s Corp. said on Thursday it would test its plant-based McPlant burger, developed in partnership with vegan meat maker Beyond Meat, in eight U.S. outlets next month. The fast-food chain, which tied up with Beyond Meat to develop meatless alternatives...Read more
The Beautiful Game. Soccer, or football, as those living in the “old world” tend to call it. It’s a sport that has many names, a sport that commands a support base of some 4 billion people. The power of football is...Read more
Lorenzo Gomez, Chairman of Geekdom, David Mongeau, Founding Director of the UTSA School of Data Science and Entrepreneur Graham Weston at San Antonio Startup Week By LAURA LOREK, Publisher of Silicon Hills News Like the California gold miners of yesteryear,...Read more
The rapidly evolving world of blockchain technology offers a wide range of approaches and tokenomic models aimed at solving the blockchain trilemma of creating a decentralized, stable and secure network. One tokenomic model that has seen several variants over the...Read more
Passengers check in for a Southwest Airlines flight at Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 11, 2021. (Joe Skipper/Reuters) Southwest Airlines said on Wednesday it had resumed normal operations after mass cancellations since Saturday due to unfavorable weather...Read more
China's regulatory policies toward crypto used to be a major factor in market activity. SourceRead more
The price of Ether (ETH) is lagging Bitcoin's (BTC) price action by 13% in October, but is this relevant? To date, the altcoin has still outperformed BTC by 274% in 2021. However, traders tend to be short-sighted and some will...Read more
Analysts say Bitcoin has started its journey toward a new all-time high and the sideways action from altcoins suggests traders are shifting funds into BTC. SourceRead more
Austin Startup Week Panel Discusses the Growing FemTech Industry and the Impact of Texas’ Restrictive Abortion Law
FemTech, which includes everything from menstrual products to telehealth services, is an industry that growing rapidly globally. Austin Startup Week hosted a panel discussion Wednesday with innovators from across the country to talk about telehealth services and the FemTech industry....Read more
There is nothing surprising about Senator Cynthia Lummis, a Wyoming Republican known to be among the staunchest crypto supporters in the U.S. legislature, revealing a sizable Bitcoin (BTC) purchase that she had made earlier in the summer. It is still oddly...Read more
Inflation that is now “way beyond” what the transitory camp believes is fast becoming a growing challenge for investors as they navigate the turbulent waters of sharp wage gains, a tightening labor market, and persistent price pressures, according to Queen’s...Read more
Shiba Inu (SHIB) kickstarted its new weekly session in the green as it continued its bullish retracement move from last week’s low of $0.00002058.SHIB’s price logged an intraday high of $0.00002907 on Oct. 11, netting over 40% returns from its...Read more
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday made an impassioned plea to end the practice of returning migrants rescued...Read more
Fancy dress has become a politically charged nightmare and with Halloween on the way, the risk of offending the perpetually...Read more
We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in...Read more
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes By Mark GurmanFrom Bloomberg News Alphabet Inc.’s Google is slashing the fees it takes from...Read more
At Teotihuacan, near Mexico City, three giant pyramids rise above the ancient city’s main street, the Avenue of the Dead....Read more
AlamySwedish House Mafia have announced their return with a bang, confirming a world tour, a new album and a brand...Read more
Please bear with us. Due to the sudden departure of our previous beat writer at Philly Hockey Now (hey, the...Read more