Month

Ether price hits new highs above $2,560, market cap nearing $300 billion

Ethereum mining revenue set for record-breaking month despite price declines

The price of ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, is significantly down from its all-time high this month, but May is still set to represent a record-breaking month for ETH miners. Data collected by The Block Research shows that as of May 23, ETH miners have hauled in some $1.93 billion in revenue. Of that …

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Mixed martial arts league UFC is launching a fan token next month

Mixed martial arts league UFC is launching a fan token next month

Mixed martial arts league UFC is launching a fan token this June. A year after it first partnered with sports-focused blockchain platform Chiliz, the two will mint $UFC on the Chiliz blockchain.  Chiliz and its token platform Socios.com have primarily focused on European soccer teams, enabling them to mint their own fan tokens. Those tokens …

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Dell-owned VMware launches blockchain platform for enterprises

Exchange volumes surpassed $1 trillion for second month in a row

Crypto exchange volumes surpassed $1 trillion in March — the second consecutive month that volumes have reached thirteen figures. According to data compiled by The Block, spot trading volumes for March totaled $1.17 trillion. That’s a 5% decrease from February’s all-time high volume of $1.23 trillion.  A breakdown of March’s crypto-only exchange volumes shows that …

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Weekly 'Bitcoin' tweet volume hit a new high this month

Weekly ‘Bitcoin’ tweet volume hit a new high this month

The week-by-week number of tweets containing the word ‘bitcoin’ hit a new this month, according to data compiled by The Block Research. For the week ending February 14, there were roughly 675,000 tweets containing the term ‘Bitcoin.’ That figure represents a 17.13% increase from the previous volume peak, which occurred in mid-January with a weekly …

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December was a record volume month for Ethereum options

December was a record volume month for Ethereum options

December of 2020 beat out the previous month’s all-time high for Ethereum options trading volume, according to data compiled by The Block. November generated $1.83 billion worth of options while December had $2.24 billion — a 22.4% increase.  Deribit had 83.4% of the Ethereum options trading volume. Next was OKEx with 13.9% of the volume, …

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Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan's Stock Hits Record Low 1 Month After Halving

Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan’s Stock Hits Record Low 1 Month After Halving

Shares of Canaan Creative, one of the few publicly traded crypto miner manufacturers, plummeted below $2, their lowest after going public in November.  The Nasdaq-listed stock has been steadily falling since the bitcoin halving on May 11, according to data from Yahoo Finance. It closed at $1.98 at the end of the trading session Monday, …

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