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Cryptocurrency News: BTC at New ATH as COIN Goes Live
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In this weekly cryptocurrency news recap, we have plenty of stories to cover and posts to share. Bitcoin acceleration to ATH and halt after bad news from Turkey, Ethereum’s Berlin update all happened this week. And there is way more news to share, so sit back and enjoy the latest crypto news round-up by ChangeHero.

Key Takeaways

Latest Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin Digest

BTC price chart: April 16, 2021
Source: TradingView

Bitcoin News

Altcoin News

Tech Cryptocurrency News

Ethereum Berlin Hard Fork infographic
Source: ChangeHero

Business Cryptocurrency News

Cryptocurrency News on Adoption

Cryptocurrency News on Regulation & Politics

Cryptocurrency News on Social Media

Video of the Week

This week, we would like to highlight the interview with the Microstrategy CEO, Michael Saylor, uploaded to the Lily Knight YouTube channel. In this video, the three-year old host of the Lily’s Show asked Saylor about his path in the crypto industry. In four minutes, he explains what got him started, why Bitcoin and what are his future plans.

Top Crypto Twitter Posts

Grayscale CEO broke the news that they will be working with “Time” to create a series of videos on crypto. Another noteworthy thing here is that the president of the media outlet agreed on getting paid in BTC without conversion.

To celebrate the NASDAQ listing, Coinbase collaborated with f2pool to put a message with a reference to the genesis block. The headline they picked was from an article reporting the approval of a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill.

Dogecoin is back in business, and this time, it is not only Elon Musk at work. Jerky snack brand Slim Jim, the marketing strategy of which involves building a community around memes, shills Dogecoin extra hard! Seems like the brand has hit a gold mine, as the coin simultaneously renewed its record highs.

Influencer of the Week

Income Sharks is a Twitter account dedicated to trading, as well as a community with different free trading channels. Their approach does not include anything superfluous, and they highlight Bitcoin and small cap gems on equal terms.

Top Crypto Digest

Crypto market seems to have finally decoupled from what we saw in the Bitcoin digest. 

At the moment of writing, the general market stats are:

7d Change in Top Coins

7D crypto digest: April 16, 2021
Source: CryptoRank

At the moment of writing, the weekly change of the top currencies is:

Gainers of the Week

Many coins saw a 50%+ rise this week, but Dogecoin rules them all. The altcoins on the rise at the time of writing are:

Which crypto to buy today? Might be a little too risky to get into Dogecoin now. The rest of altcoins are set to grow more as the capital continues to drip into them.


From Coinbase beating all traditional exchanges to Turkey suddenly banning Bitcoin, this week’s cryptocurrency news were all kinds of rollercoasters!

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