Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, LTC, LINK, VET, AXS

Bitcoin’s (BTC) bullish sentiment received a minor setback on Nov. 12 afte the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected VanEck’s Bitcoin exchange-traded product that planned to track Bitcoin’s spot price. However, this negative development was followed by the successful activation of the Taproot soft fork on November 13. Bitcoin developer Hampus Sjöberg, who runs a […]

Ripple and Nelnet launch $44M fund for carbon-negative crypto industry

Blockchain payments firm Ripple has announced a $44-million environmental, social and governance (ESG) joint venture partnership with fintech provider Nelnet Renewable Energy to fund the adoption of environmentally conscious solar energy initiatives across the United States.  According to the announcement, the new fund is expected to offset over 1.5 million tons of carbon dioxide over […]

VeChain Thor mainnet reaches 10 million blocks milestone with no downtime

Supply chain platform VeChain has reached a milestone in terms of uptime and processed blocks on the VeChain Thor mainnet. The VeChain Foundation posted the achievement on its Twitter feed on Sept. 1, adding that it was “a major milestone that is testament to our public blockchain’s scalability, security, and rock-solid stability.” The VeChain Thor […]