1/14/2021 4:08:18 PM
Bitcoin briefly loses its spot as top cryptocurrency — Wait, what?
Bitcoin's twin took over the number-one spot on CoinMarketCap. Bitcoin's market capitalization was briefly flippened today as Wrapped Bitcoin suddenly gained quadrillions of dollars in value. But crypto aficionados and maximalists need not worry: The move was a glitch on CoinMarketCap, which briefly displayed Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) as worth more than all other assets in the world combined. WBTC showed a behemoth market cap of about $432 quadrillion for a brief period (the tot
1/10/2021 12:58:00 AM
Top crypto mergers and acquisitions of 2020
Amid the chaos that was 2020, crypto companies inked almost $700 million worth of mergers and acquisitions. The blockchain industry shrugged off the craziness of the 2020 pandemic, with many companies thriving in the “remote” working environments brought about by COVID-19.Almost $700 million in mergers and acquisitions took place in 2020 across 83 transactions. That’s the largest number ever and a sizeable increase from the previous record of 69 M&A transactions in 2018. The
1/5/2021 3:37:00 PM
Telling the truth? How crypto data aggregators fight fake exchange volumes
Crypto data aggregator websites are stepping up their game to fight fake exchange volumes — but it’s not all smooth sailing. Today, cryptocurrency data aggregators are tasked with being the first point-of-contact for newbies entering the space and also providing up-to-date information to experienced users. While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a global economic downturn, the crypto industry is booming. Previously skeptical investors have started to test the waters, and data
1/3/2021 10:58:51 AM
Bitcoin Volume Explodes as BTC Targets $35,000
Now, as the price of Bitcoin closes in on $35,000, we are reaching massive volume levels that have barely been seen before. In the past 24 hours, Bitcoin is up about 15 percent. However, it is the increase in volume that is shocking. According to CoinMarketCap, the largest online cryptocurrency market capitalization aggregator, Bitcoin volume … Continued The post Bitcoin Volume Explodes as BTC Targets $35,000 appeared first on BeInCrypto.
12/7/2020 7:29:45 PM
CoinGecko challenges CoinMarketCap's dominance as a crypto market resource
“CoinGecko is locked in a David and Goliath battle to be the site record for crypto financial information.” The gap is narrowing between crypto analytics providers CoinMarketCap and CoinGecko when it comes to the number of website visits each receives per month.According to a Dec. 1 report from news outlet The Ken, CoinGecko had 20.6 million monthly desktop and mobile visitors as of October, compared to CoinMarketCap’s 29 million. These numbers represent a 135% increase in si