Apecoin no longer going bananas, Pharrell touts Doodles and more…

Apecoin, the Ethereum-based token tied to the widely popular and almost definitely probably not 4Chan-related Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT project, saw its market cap drop by 67.2% or $4.3 billion during May and it has continued to slide since. Despite bearish macro factors looming over both crypto and stock markets throughout 2022, May in particular was a difficult month for crypto (thanks Terra!) Much like many other assets, Apecoin was unable to escape the brunt of this downturn, and its market cap declined by $4.3 billion to sit at…

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Apecoin Lost Around $2.5 Billion in Its Market Cap in May as Fear About Fading Investor Appetite Emerges

ApeCoin, one of the fastest rising coins in the crypto space, was one of the cryptocurrencies that was heavily impacted by the crypto disaster that rocked the market in May. Although the coin’s price showed robust performance in these turbulent market conditions, its market cap was affected. The coin now trades at $4.25 with a 4.1% increase in the last seven days, selling below its new swing high of $4.35. Data from Coingecko on Thursday showed that ApeCoin is among the top 50 crypto assets by market capitalization as the…

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ApeCoin DAO officially favor to remain within Ethereum ecosystem

ApeCoin DAO, a governance system serving the democratic rights of ApeCoin holders — a digital asset tied to the Bored Ape Yacht Club ecosystem — published an official proposal on May 2 to debate whether the asset should remain on Ethereum, transition to a layer-2 alternative, or perhaps explore the possibility of chain migration.  The ApeCoin improvement proposal (AIP) titled “AIP-41: Keep ApeCoin within the Ethereum ecosystem,” was authored by BAYC 2491, known as ASEC, and drew inspiration from a number of incidents, including the turbulent Otherdeed mint, and subsequent Yuga…

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What is ApeCoin and how does it work?

The first quarter of 2022 was abuzz with the talks about ApeCoin (APE), a cryptocurrency adopted to be the native coin of Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), developed by Yuga Labs. Since the ApeCoin DAO came into being in April 2021, the BAYC has been among the top nonfungible token (NFT) collections with a vibrant community. The BAYC collection showcases apes that seemingly look bored. Depending on your mood and choice, you can choose these apes down to the tiniest details. Investors across the world have put their money into…

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ApeCoin is down 70%+ since the Otherside launch — Can Yuga Labs turn the ship around?

ApeCoin (APE), the new cryptocurrency that was recently launched by Yuga Labs, aims to be the bedrock of the Otherside metaverse and recently, the token has experienced massive volatility leading into and after its digital land sale. APE’s price dropped from $26 at the peak on Apr. 28 to $14 on May. 2 — more than a 45% drop within a few days of the mint. The price has now dropped to the $6 range. Given the current volatility, investors will be wondering if ApeCoin price will ever recover to…

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ApeCoin integrates with Polygon amid NFT mint backlash and speculation

ApeCoin (APE) announced its integration with Ethereum (ETH) sidechain Polygon after the recent Yuga Labs’ Otherdeeds nonfungible token (NFT) minting incident that led to speculation on a new chain for APE. One of the world’s largest Web3 ecosystems, @0xPolygon now supports ApeCoin making it available for 19,000+ dApps and games across the board! https://t.co/vUoGTAfqkl — ApeCoin (@apecoin) May 2, 2022 On Sunday, Yuga Labs, the creators of the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT collection, opened the minting for Otherdeeds NFT land. The drop gained overwhelming support from its community, with…

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ApeCoin slides 40% in three days despite Otherside metaverse land sale — here’s why

ApeCoin (APE) caught its bulls off-guard with APE price losing nearly 40% in just three days. No dutch auction APE’s price reached its second-highest level, hitting $27.57 on April 28, up more than 2,650% from its mid-March debut. Nonetheless, traders started unwinding their positions after Yuga Labs, the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT collection’s creator, released the details of the mint of its Otherside Metaverse lands, dubbed “Otherdeed.” Yuga Labs revealed that the NFT mint would cost a flat 305 APE (~$5,250 at today’s price), in contrast to expectations…

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Meta to launch metaverse hardware store, Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44B, and ApeCoin pumps to new highs: Hodler’s Digest, April 24-30

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 Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44B — crypto industry reacts Eccentric billionaire Elon Musk bought Twitter for around $44 billion this week, or $54.20 per share in cash. After the deal was accepted, Musk said he hoped that “even my worst critics remain on Twitter,…

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ApeCoin (APE) hits a new all-time high ahead of this week’s Otherside land auction

The nonfungible token (NFT) and Metaverse sectors have been the bright spots in an otherwise sideways crypto market in 2022 and proof of this comes as APE token hit a new all-time high at $22.60 today. The steady bullish momentum for APE is in large part due to the upcoming The Otherside land auction being held by Yuga Labs and Animoca Brands in conjunction Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT project on April 30. APE/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView The Otherside launch will consist of a Dutch Auction style sale and…

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ApeCoin price breakout stalls after $2.4M BAYC NFT robbery — What’s ahead?

ApeCoin (APE) underwent a modest selloff a day after the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), a popular nonfungible token (NFT) brand, reported losing $2.4 million worth of digital collectibles in a robbery. APE price rally to $25 stalls The hacker compromised BAYC’s official Instagram account, using it to post a phishing link that withdrew tokens out of users’ cryptocurrency wallets. On April 25, the BAYC Twitter handle confirmed the hack, albeit too late as users had already transferred tokens to the hacker’s account, thus losing ownership of their extremely expensive Bored…

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