Blockchain and Crypto News

Don’t miss real-time updates

Decentral Block Post

Access real-time blockchain and cryptocurrency news updates from around the globe.

SEC delays several Ethereum ETFs, pushing final decision to May

The SEC has pushed back its decision on a roster of Ethereum ETFs, with the final date for a potential approval arriving in late May.

Price analysis 12/18: SPX, DXY, BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, SOL, ADA, AVAX, DOGE

Bitcoin may remain under pressure for a few days, but a collapse is unlikely, as traders are expected to buy the dips in anticipation of a spot Bitcoin ETF.

Bitwise launches crypto ETF media campaign with ‘The Most Interesting Man in the World’

The ad spot came as the U.S. SEC is looking at multiple spot crypto exchange-traded fund applications from asset managers.

Bitcoin miner Cipher buys 37K Bitmain Antminers for $99.5M

The new crypto-mining equipment to be bought by Cipher is expected to deliver 7.1 EH/s of self-mining capacity by the first half of 2025.

Ripple, Coinbase, a16z invest $78M in pro-crypto PAC ahead of US elections

Prominent cryptocurrency companies and investors intend to support pro-cryptocurrency candidates during the 2024 U.S. election cycle.

Hut 8 agrees to develop mining site to build equity with Celsius creditors

Hut 8’s new mining site in Cedarvale, Texas, will house almost 66,000 miners and be powered by more than 215 MW of energy.

Spot Bitcoin ETF will be ‘bloodbath’ for crypto exchanges, analyst says

Spot Bitcoin ETFs could trigger unwanted consequences for crypto exchanges like Coinbase due to lower transaction fees, according to ETF analysts.

‘Inherently bearish’ below $41.5K — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

BTC price action keeps traders nervous going into the holiday period as Bitcoin faces the pressure of the yearly close.

Daily gas spent on EVM inscriptions surges to record high of $8M

Bitcoin is not the only network getting clogged up with Ordinals inscriptions, with weekend activity on EVM chains also spiking.

Bitcoin won’t be beaten as digital store of value: VanEck CEO

“It’s impossible for me to imagine some other internet store of value [will] leapfrog Bitcoin,” said Jan van Eck, making a bullish case for BTC.

Bitcoin's 8-week win streak is in danger, but ATOM, FIL, EGLD, and ALGO don't care

Bitcoin is set to break its eight-week winning streak, but that has not affected the prospects of ATOM, FIL, EGLD, and ALGO, which look strong on the charts.

Bitcoin fees hit 20-month high as miner revenues match $69K BTC price

Bitcoin miners are the main beneficiaries of current sky-high transaction fees, data shows, but many longtime market participants have little time for complaints.

BlackRock revises BTC ETF filing, El Salvador’s crypto citizenship trending, and more: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 10-16

BlackRock updates its Bitcoin ETF application to enable banks, demand for El Salvador’s crypto-linked citizenship, and Sam Bankman-Fried’s attorney interview.

SEC accused of ‘gaslighting’ in Coinbase rulemaking dispute

Pro-XRP lawyer John Deaton said that the SEC’s stance in the Coinbase rulemaking dispute directly opposes the SEC chair’s statements during his congressional testimony earlier in 2023.

Grayscale mulls over potential tax implications for spot Bitcoin ETFs

The asset management firm declares that the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) falls under the grantor trust structure for tax considerations.

Ledger vulnerability put entire DApp ecosystem at risk: Finance Redefined

The Ledger connector vulnerability put the entire DeFi ecosystem at risk, with market experts asking users to remain cautious of using DApps even after Ledger released a patch.

Price analysis 12/15: BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, SOL, ADA, DOGE, AVAX, DOT, MATIC

Bitcoin and select altcoins are witnessing profit-booking on rallies, increasing the likelihood of a short-term pullback.

SEC officials meet again with spot Bitcoin ETF filers

Meetings between asset managers and the SEC intensified over the previous weeks, with Gary Gensler’s team meeting with BlackRock and Hashdex representatives.

Spot Bitcoin ETF approval to propel BTC to $1M in ‘days to weeks,’ says Samson Mow

Bitcoin is likely to reach $1 million quickly due to a “torrent of money” coming from institutional investors in 2024, according to the Jan3 CEO.

Bitcoin whales aim to reclaim $42K after BTC price dives over 3%

Bitcoin bulls face a battle for support on multiple timeframes as BTC price action stays volatile.