• crypto top 10 rankings
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Ethereum,  Litecoin,  Tether,  XRP

    Crypto’s top 10: Rankings shake-up looms as Ethereum killers make presence felt

    Binance Coin, Polkadot and Cardano are in the ascendancy. Should Ethereum, buckling under the strain of congestion, be worried?

    Back in December 2017, when BTC hit $20,000 for the first time, altcoins such as Bitcoin Cash, XRP and Litecoin were firm favorites in the top five. Tether and Binance Coin were nowhere to be seen among the 20 biggest coins. Some, like Polkadot, didn’t even exist. Fast forward to 2021, and the rundown of the 10 biggest cryptocurrencies by market cap looks very different indeed.

  • Altcoins dominate trading
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  People

    Altcoins seize the spotlight: BTC takes a tumble, ETH slides

    Starved of attention from its biggest backer in recent days, Dogecoin enjoyed a surge on Wednesday when Elon Musk declared he had bought DOGE for his son. But Cardano ruled the day

    As bitcoin nursed a 3.5% loss and struggled to stay above $45,000, with Ether flat at $1,735, the real gains were to be seen in altcoins with a smaller market cap. Most notably, it was an impressive day for Cardano

  • Binance launches staking service
    Alt coins

    Binance launches staking service amid DeFi Craze

    Binance will distribute 5% of the total supply of decentralized finance ecosystem Bella Protocol (BEL) to users who stake Binance Coin, Binance USD or Arpa Chain tokens on its exchange

    On Sept. 9, Binance’s new “Launchpool” service will allow users to earn newly launched tokens by staking the exchange’s crypto asset Binance Coin (BNB), its stablecoin Binance USD (BUSD) or the token of data renting protocol Arpa Chain (ARPA).

  • Binance buys CoinMarketCap
    Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies

    Binance buys CoinMarketCap, raising skepticism and doubts

    From an eyewatering reported price tag of $400 million to concerns about whether the crypto ratings site can maintain its neutrality, Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao’s latest purchase is raising eyebrows

    Binance CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao reportedly spent as much as $400 million on CoinMarketCap. If true, that’s a princely—if not laughable—sum, especially during a market crash of such historic proportions that investments and acquisitions in nearly every industry have dried up.