• Uniswap Unisocks tokens
    Alt coins,  Education

    Uniswap socks-backed tokens reach $92K

    185 of the tokens have been burned to redeem the footwear. This could be the most expensive hosiery that the world has ever seen

    According to crypto asset market data website CoinGecko, the value of the NFT SOCKS tokens—each backed by a pair of Uniswap-branded socks that can be redeemed for the token—reached an all-time high of $92,763.27 on Feb. 16. At their highest, the 500 SOCKS had a market cap of about $28 million.

  • U.K. too baffled to buy bitcoin
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Education

    One third of U.K. too baffled to buy bitcoin: survey

    62% of interested U.K. residents said they have not bought cryptocurrencies because they do not understand the market, and 45% because they do not know a safe way to acquire them

    “Our survey highlights the importance of financial inclusion, and that is why we will continue to spread the word not just about how crypto works but also how easy and safe it can be now to buy and sell," said Ziglu CEO Mark Hipperson.

  • Fidelity Digital Assets addresses Bitcoin’s critics
    Bitcoin,  Commentary,  Education

    Fidelity Digital Assets addresses Bitcoin’s critics

    With Bitcoin’s price soaring along with mainstream interest from hedge fund legends and PayPal alike, FDA Research Director Ria Bhutoria takes on six main criticisms of the first cryptocurrency

    In a Nov. 13 blog post, Bhutoria said that while the conversation is not new, the rapidly growing interest in the main cryptocurrency by mainstream investors and retail-focused payment processors alike, it’s time for an update.

  • CoinMarketCap launches education portal
    Education

    CoinMarketCap launches education portal

    CoinMarketCap Alexandria offers information and advice for crypto newbies, fledgling buyers, and experienced investors

    Founded in 2013, CMC is taking another step in its recent moves to grow beyond its role as a data aggregator and price tracker. In July, the company launched Headlines, a news feed drawn from a curated selection of industry news sites—including Modern Consensus.