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What Are the Top Crypto Trends of 2021?

2 Jan 2022 2 minute read 1 comment GetBlock

With all of its ups and downs, 2021 is the most successful year for crypto so far. Here is what it will be remembered for. In 2021, net crypto capitalization spiked to historic highs, NFT commissioners made ten-digit fortunes, GameFi tokens and ID...

Year In Crypto: Top Personalities of 2021

25 Dec 2021 3 minute read 2 comments GetBlock

CZ, SBF, OpenSea CEO and Axie Infinity co-founder: Key figureheads of 2021 as seen by GetBlock’s editorial team. The year of 2021 in crypto will be remembered for the regulatory crackdown in China, NFT and ‘Play-to-Earn’ manias, new Bitcoin ATH, Ethe...

Year In Crypto #1: Milestones of 2021

22 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

EIP-1559 activation, Bitcoin’s ATH, Taproot & Schnorr upgrade, Cardano’s smart contracts: We’ll remember 2021 this way.As we’re getting closer to 2022, GetBlock is using this space to start a series of articles to recall the most remarkable events of...

Bitcoin Spikes to $49,5K on FOMC News, UK Bans Crypto Ads, Hackers Stole $12B in Crypto

17 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

Here’s why the U.K. regulator blacklisted Coinbase, Kraken, eToro.Even being controlled by bears, Bitcoin (BTC) price managed to reach weekly highs on the positive announcement from the U.S. regulators. Fed keeps super-low interest rates, Bitcoin...

Solana Summer Over? Infrastructure Growth Gains Steam Despite DDoS Attack, 40% Price Plunge

15 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

Here’s what happened with the most successful ‘Ethereum killer’ in Q4, 2021. Solana, a high-performance smart contracts platform was recently targeted by a second DDoS attack in three months. DDoS attack clogged Solana network. IDOs in charge? On...

Bitcoin Dumps To New Dip, Nike Acquires NFT Start-Up, Polygon Starts Burning MATIC

14 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

Bitcoin (BTC) bulls yet again failed to break its downtrend as bloodbath accelerates. Iconic sportswear manufacturer Nike joins the corporations’ race to metaverse following the acquisition of NFT studio RTFKT. Bitcoin (BTC) prints local low at $4...

BTC Drops Under $50,000, WhatsApp Starts Testing Crypto, Microstrategy Buys the Dip Yet Again

9 Dec 2021 2 minute read 1 comment GetBlock

Here’s what prevented Bitcoin (BTC) from holding the crucial $50,000 level. While Bitcoin, a flagship cryptocurrency, yet again fails to return to its bullish run, the largest corporate holders add more ‘digital gold’ to their bags. Bitcoin (BTC)...

Binance Seeking for U.K. Registration, ETH/BTC at 44-Month Highs, Reese Witherspoon Apes Into NFTs

8 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

Here’s why another Ethereum record might be alarming for crypto bulls. World-leading centralized cryptocurrencies exchange Binance (BNB) is attempting to get the approval from British regulator FCA. Binance on hiring spree in the U.K., plans to fi...

1Inch Secures $175M, BadgerDAO Drained for $100M, Forbes 30 Under 30 Lists 15 Crypto Leaders

2 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

Which Web3 leader is a new Forbes 30 Under 30 star? Top-tier DeFi protocol 1Inch closes Series B fundraising round with eye-watering results and high-profile VCs on board. 1Inch DEXes aggregator secures $175 million, Amber Group led the round Yest...

SHIB Spikes 38%, Binance’s CZ Named Richest Chinese, $770,000 for Snoop Dogg Photo NFT

1 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

Here’s what pushes Shiba Inu (SHIB) price to new highs. Most overhyped memetic dog-coin Shiba Inu Coin (SHIB) is back to surging as its breaks multi-week downtrend. Shiba Inu Surges 38% in One Day: Main Reason As Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptos manag...