Elon Musk tweets and Twitter bot spam influences altcoin prices: Study

Crypto-spouting Twitter bots could be playing a much larger role in artificially inflating the price of altcoins than previously understood, a new study has suggested. Using a sample of various FTX-listed cryptocurrencies in a study published Aug. 2, the Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI) said it analyzed over 3 million tweets posted between Jan. 1, 2019, to … Read more

Solana Suffers Exploit — Close to 8,000 SOL-Based Wallets Have Been Compromised – Altcoins Bitcoin News

The Solana smart contract project is suffering from issues once again after it was discovered that close to 8,000 Solana-based wallets have been compromised. Solana is asking victimized wallet owners to complete a survey and the team stressed that “engineers are investigating the root cause.” Solana Investigates Massive Wallet Exploit, Root Cause of the Hack … Read more

Nonfungible airdrops: Could NFA become the next big acronym in the crypto space?

Airdrops have become the bread and butter of the crypto world — for good reason. They’re an indispensable marketing tool for up-and-coming projects that want to create a buzz around their ecosystems. Done right, distributing free tokens to the public can help elevate demand — and unlock big benefits for recipients. After all, if these … Read more

Tether Launches Stablecoin Pegged to the British Pound Sterling – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Jamie Redman Jamie Redman is the News Lead at Bitcoin.com News and a financial tech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He has a passion for Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written more than 5,000 articles for Bitcoin.com News … Read more

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Confirms He’ll Keep Buying and Supporting Dogecoin – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Tesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has reaffirmed his commitment to dogecoin (DOGE). He confirms that he will keep buying and supporting the meme cryptocurrency. The price of dogecoin climbed following his statements amid a crypto market downturn. Elon Musk Reaffirms Commitment to Dogecoin Tesla CEO Elon Musk reaffirmed his support for the meme cryptocurrency … Read more

Defi Protocol Abracadabra’s Stablecoin MIM Briefly Slides to $0.91 During the Crypto Market Rout – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Amid the crypto market carnage this weekend, another stablecoin slipped below the $1 peg on Saturday, June 18, as the crypto asset called magic internet money (MIM) briefly dropped to a low of $0.914 per unit. The Abracadabra-issued stablecoin dropping in value follows the recent terrausd (UST) failure and USDD’s recent volatility last week. Stablecoin … Read more

The Number of Tethers in Circulation Dropped by Over 12 Billion in 2 Months, USDC Grew by 9% – Altcoins Bitcoin News

During the last two months, the stablecoin tether has been one of the most traded crypto assets swapped against a myriad of digital currencies. 66 days ago on April 11, 2022, tether’s market valuation was over $82 billion with 82,694,361,442 tethers in circulation. Since then, more than 12 billion tethers have been removed from circulation … Read more

Circle Launches Second Major Stablecoin Backed 1:1 by the Euro – Altcoins Bitcoin News

On Thursday, Circle’s CEO Jeremy Allaire announced that the company has launched a new stablecoin pegged to the value of the euro (EUR). Allaire said that the new EUROC token is now live on the Ethereum network and will be “available to mint and redeem on June 30th.” Circle Launches EUROC Circle has announced the … Read more

Despite Overcollateralized Reserve, Tron’s USDD Stablecoin Slips to $0.974 per Token – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Following the crypto market carnage on Monday, the following day crypto prices have shown some improvement. However, Tron’s stablecoin USDD has once again dropped to $0.974 per unit, indicating a small amount of instability continues to plague the fiat-pegged token. The dip to $0.97 follows Monday’s deviation from the parity and comes after the Tron … Read more

Stablecoin Market Nears 15% of the Entire Crypto Economy’s Market Valuation – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Roughly two months ago on April 11, the stablecoin economy was valued at $190 billion and was getting closer to surpassing $200 billion in value. However, after the Terra stablecoin fallout, the fiat-pegged token economy lost $16.31 billion in value since then. While that value was erased from the stablecoin market, stablecoins themselves represented 9.35% … Read more