Bank of Ghana to foster financial inclusion through CBDC project

As more countries make progress in terms of developing and implementing central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), Ghana’s central bank aims to keep up and complete its research on CBDCs with the goal of financial inclusion, according to Kwame Oppong, the head of fintech and innovation at the Bank of Ghana. In an interview with Cointelegraph’s … Read more

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC, ETH Lower as Powell Claims There Are ‘Structural Issues’ With Cryptocurrency – Market Updates Bitcoin News

Bitcoin was back in the red on Wednesday, as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell called for more regulation in decentralized finance (defi), citing “structural issues” as a key reason. The token fell below $19,000 on the comments, moving closer to a key support point as a result. Ethereum also slipped following yesterday’s rebound, with … Read more

From skies to blocks: How an aerospace student became a Web3 entrepreneur

A popular adage says that the path to success is not a straight line. Sometimes, it leads to various detours along the way, like learning about developing aircraft, being a writer, keeping an eye on Bitcoin (BTC) and exploring the blockchain space.  In a Cointelegraph interview, Ahmet Usta shared his journey from being fascinated by … Read more

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC, ETH Consolidate as Some Expect Fed to Hike Rates by 1%  – Bitcoin News

Bitcoin fell below $19,000 on Wednesday, as markets prepared for a potential 100 basis point interest rate hike from the United States central bank. Although the consensus for a rate increase remains at 0.75%, some believe that with inflation remaining at historically high levels, a 1.00% hike could be on the cards. Ethereum remained lower … Read more

Boom and bust: How are Defi protocols handling the bear market?

Decentralized finance (DeFi) has been one of the fastest-growing sectors in the crypto space since its emergence in 2018. However, like many other sectors, DeFi has seen a negative impact in the current bear market. While 2022’s downturn has taken its toll many DeFi projects — and the cryptocurrency space in general — some continue … Read more

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Drops by Over $2,000 in the Last 24 Hours – Market Updates Bitcoin News

Cryptocurrency prices plunged in today’s session, as markets reacted to the latest U.S. inflation report. Bitcoin fell by over $2,000 in the last 24 hours, as consumer prices fell by less than expected in the United States. Ethereum was also in the red, as the token dropped below $1,600. Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) was trading lower … Read more

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Slips Below $19,000 Following Yesterday’s Failed Breakout – Market Updates Bitcoin News

Bitcoin fell below $19,000 on Wednesday, as the token failed to break out of a key resistance level during yesterday’s session. As a result of today’s sell-off, prices are now at their lowest point since June. Ethereum also declined, as bullish sentiment surrounding The Merge faded. Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) fell to its lowest level since … Read more

Blockchain and crypto find use case in community powered weather forecasting

Blockchain and crypto are coming to a local weather station near you – or at least that’s what one group of Athens-based engineers is trying to accomplish. WeatherXM is using a combination of blockchain-based data verification with crypto incentives to get people worldwide to capture their local weather data for more accurate forecasting. Cointelegraph sat … Read more