Majority Expect Bitcoin Price to Reach $60K or More This Year – Featured Bitcoin News

Global investment bank JPMorgan has asked its clients what they think the price of bitcoin will be by year-end. Among the bank’s clients who responded, 55% expect the price of bitcoin to end the year at $60K or higher. What JPMorgan’s Clients Expect the Price of Bitcoin to Be by Year-End JPMorgan has conducted a survey of its clients about what they expect the price of bitcoin to be by year-end. The global investment bank released the results earlier this week. The survey was conducted between Dec. 13 and Jan.…

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3 reasons why Near Protocol (NEAR) just hit a new all-time high

The layer one (L1) battle is starting to heat up again and multiple protocols have seen their token values rise in recent weeks as traders venture out to see what life is like outside of the Ethereum (ETH) network.  One L1 protocol that has seen its token price climb to a new all-time high this week was NEAR, a community-run cloud computing platform focused on interoperability and lightning quick transaction speed. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView show that, following a pullback that hit a low of $13.10 on…

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With This Month Set For Peak Inflation, How Will Bitcoin Price Move?

The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine’s premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe now. The news of today is the United States Consumer Price Index December release which came in at just over 7%. By many estimates, this could be the month that the rate of change in inflation peaks. If December is not the peak of acceleration, then it likely occurs in Q1. Our expectations for…

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Near Protocol raises $150M to promote Web3 adoption

Proof-of-stake blockchain Near Protocol has raised $150 million in seed investments to accelerate the adoption of Web3 technologies. The team announced that the fund would be used to develop regional hubs and raise awareness for blockchain and decentralized tech. Near Protocol aims to use the fresh funds to foster the adoption of Web3. According to the announcement, the funding will be used to “help billions of people learn and use blockchain.” With this, projects building on the Near blockchain will have the opportunity to connect with new audiences. The investment…

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North Korean hackers stole $400M in 2021, mostly ETH: Chainalysis

North Korean crypto hackers siphoned off nearly $400 million in crypto through cyber attacks in 2021 according to new data from Chainalysis. The type of crypto stolen has also seen a sea change according to the Jan. 13 report from the blockchain analytics firm. In 2017, BTC accounted for nearly all the crypto stolen by the DPRK, but it now accounts for just one fifth: “In 2021, only 20% of the stolen funds were Bitcoin, whereas 22% were either ERC-20 tokens or altcoins. And for the first time ever, Ether…

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Crypto City: Guide to Dubai

This “Crypto City” guide looks at Dubai’s crypto culture, its most notable projects and people, its financial infrastructure, which retailers accept crypto, and where you can find blockchain education courses.   Fast facts City: DubaiCountry: United Arab EmiratesPopulation: 4 millionEstablished: 1833Languages: Arabic (official), English (most common), Hindi is also widespread   Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, is the eponymous capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates (monarchies) that make up the UAE. Rising from the Arabian Desert and bordered by the Persian…

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Kingdom Karnage Raises $2M From Animoca Brands, Enjin and DFG to Boost GameFi Features – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. United Kingdom — January 13th, 2022 – Kepithor Studios has announced a set of innovative new GameFi mechanics coming to its turn-based NFT battle game, Kingdom Karnage. The game will introduce new play-to-earn opportunities for its players, powered by its upcoming KKT token, which has received investment from Animoca Brands, Kriptomat, ExNetwork, MyMetaverse, DFG, Jsquare and many others. The team intends to build a bridge that will allow the KKT token to move from Binance Smart Chain to Enjin’s Jumpnet where users can transact with zero…

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