TA- Filecoin (FIL) Price Bounces Back On Track As Price Eyes $10

Filecoin (FIL) has recently shown significant strength against tether (USDT) as the price prepares for a rally to the $8 mark. Despite showing some strength occasionally, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) remains volatile as this has affected FIL. Filecoin (FIL) has struggled to break through the $5 barrier, but it may now be poised to do so. (Data from Binance) Filecoin (FIL) Price Analysis On The Weekly Chart  FIL prices have dropped from around $240 to $4, with the price struggling to stay afloat during the bear season. The price…

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Saylor gets sued, FBI warns about DeFi exploits, and Crypto.com drops $495M sponsorship: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 28

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week   DC Attorney General sues Michael Saylor and MicroStrategy for tax evasion MicroStrategy co-founder Michael Saylor faces charges of evading United States income taxes he allegedly incurred while living in Washington, DC. The office of the region’s attorney general, Karl Racine, has sued Saylor and…

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What is decentralized identity in blockchain?

Self-sovereign identity is a concept that refers to the use of distributed databases to manage PII. The notion of self-sovereign identity (SSI) is core to the idea of decentralized identity. Instead of having a set of identities across multiple platforms or a single identity managed by a third party, SII users have digital wallets in which various credentials are stored and accessible through reliable applications. Experts distinguish three main components known as the three pillars of SSI: blockchain, verifiable credentials (VCs) and decentralized identifiers (DIDs). Blockchain is a decentralized digital…

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Why Axie Infinity (AXS) Could Rally After Hide And Seek, Eyes $20

Axie Infinity (AXS) has recently shown significant strength against tether (USDT) as the price prepares for a rally to the $20 mark. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price continues to fluctuate, despite occasional surges. The price of Axie Infinity (AXS) has been difficult to break above $15, but it could be set to make the difference.(Data from Binance) Axie Infinity (AXS) Price Analysis On The Weekly Chart  AXS’s price has dropped from $70 to $10, and it is even struggling to stay afloat during the bear season. The price of AXS recently showed…

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The Bitcoin bottom — Are we there yet? Analysts discuss the factors impacting BTC price

When Bitcoin was trading above $60,000, the smartest analysts and financial-minded folk told investors that BTC price would never fall below its previous all time high.  These same individuals also said $50,000 was a buy the dip opportunity, and then they said $35,000 was a generational buy opportunity. Later on, they also suggested that BTC would never fall under $20,000. Of course, “now” is a great time to buy the dip, and one would think that buying BTC at or under $10,000 would also be the purchase of a lifetime.…

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Surge or purge? Why the Merge may not save Ethereum price from ‘Septembear’

Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), is not immune to downside risk in September after rallying approximately 90% from its bottom of around $880 in June. Much of the token’s upside move is attributed to the Merge, a technical upgrade that would make Ethereum a proof-of-stake (PoS) protocol, slated for Sep. 15. But despite logging impressive gains between June and September, Ether still trades almost 70% below its record high of around $4,950 from November 2021. Therefore, its possibility of heading lower remains on the cards. ETH/USD weekly price chart. Source: TradingView Here…

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Are Bitcoin transactions anonymous and traceable?

It can be difficult to track Bitcoin transactions when people use various wallets and Bitcoin mixers. These factors disrupt the search process and take up a lot of time. Despite the fact that it is challenging for users of a Bitcoin wallet to conduct transactions completely anonymously, there are several ways to get close to anonymity. For example, it is possible to use a cryptocurrency mixer. In this case, it is a Bitcoin mixer, which ensures that it is more difficult to make Bitcoin traceable. This is done by mixing…

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Bitcoin market dominance plumbs 4-year lows as BTC price ditches $20K

Bitcoin (BTC) traded below $20,000 on Sep. 3 as commodities declined on news of a G7 Russian energy ban. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView All down after gloomy macro week Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed ongoing lackluster performance on BTC/USD, which traded around $19,800. The largest cryptocurrency looked increasingly unable to flip $20,000 to firm support as the weekend began, and the mood among market participants was jaded. Eyeing the 8-day exponential moving average (EMA), popular trader Cheds noted its strength as intraday resistance continuing…

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Binance identifies KyberSwap hack suspects, involves law enforcement

Helping investigate a $265,000 hack on decentralized crypto exchange KyberSwap, crypto exchange Binance narrowed down two suspects that seem responsible for the attack.  On Sept. 1, Kyber Network succumbed to a frontend exploit, allowing the attacker to make away with $265,000 worth of user funds from KyberSwap. While investigations were underway, KyberSwap offered a 10% bounty — of roughly $40,000 — to the hacker as means to remediate the situation. Parallelly, based on an independent investigation, Binance’s security team identified two suspects that may be responsible for orchestrating the virtual…

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Crypto’s adaptability, openness key to ideal monetary system, say BIS execs

Governments across the globe see central bank digital currencies (CBDC) as a means to improve the existing fiat ecosystem. Cryptocurrency’s technical prowess supported by the central bank’s underlying trust is key to enabling a rich monetary ecosystem, suggests an International Monetary Fund (IMF) publication.  “Digital technologies promise a bright future for the monetary system,” reads the publication attributed to IMF deputy managing director Agustín Carstens and BIS executives Jon Frost and Hyun Song Shin. A BIS study from June revealed that cryptocurrencies outdo fiat ecosystems when it comes to achieving…

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