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Cryptocurrency News: BTC Set to Grow, UNI Listing
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In this weekly crypto digest, ChangeHero team compiles in short Bitcoin news, as well as other cryptocurrency news and gives an update on our progress. What positive signs we saw in Bitcoin? Check out our Bitcoin digest section! How did Ethereum outperform it? Find the answers in our article!

ChangeHero Updates: UNI and XEM Supported

This week, we continued to expand the list of our supported cryptocurrencies, as well as return some currencies after fine-tuning. Now ChangeHero users can exchange the new Uniswap governance token UNI. NEM is also back and available for exchange!

Interview with Francisco Sarrias from Jelurida

Interview with Francisco Sarrias, Senior Sales Engineer, Jelurida

We also talked with Jelurida’s Francisco Sarrias about the projects of the company: Ardor, Ignis and NXT, as well as the experience of working in the blockchain industry in 2020. Why is he sure that Ardor is better than Ethereum? What was included in the Ardor hardfork that happened earlier this week? Check out the full interview.

And now, we’ll give the Bitcoin digest of the news and review other cryptocurrency news.

Highlights of the Latest Cryptocurrency News 

Short Bitcoin News

Bitcoin balance on exchanges chart

We have more Bitcoin-related news covered in this article. Make sure to read it until the end for other short Bitcoin news!

Blockchain & Tech Cryptocurrency News

Cryptocurrency News on Regulation

Reuters reported that the European Commission plans to create an all-encompassing regulation for cryptocurrencies by 2024. It will make cross-border payments and operations easier and cheaper for all EU residents and institutions.

Cryptocurrency News on Adoption

DeFi Cryptocurrency News

Tether marketcap chart
Source: CoinMarketCap

Cryptocurrency News on Twitter

In an analysis provided by Unfolded, we see that Ethereum miner revenues have recently overtaken Bitcoin miner revenues. The Ethereum network is very busy these days, and the revenue of miners includes gas fees paid by the users. This also means that the network fees in Ethereum are even higher than in Bitcoin, but surprisingly this does not drive the users away.

Mike Novogratz, CEO of Galaxy Investments, reminds us of another reason he invests in Bitcoin. Looks like his endorsement of DeFi, though, turned out to be quite divisive.

A new update to Lightning Network, Wumbo channels, came with a shortcoming that could have been exploited. The severity is underlined by the fact that it is not a costly endeavour, which Jager explains down in the thread. To solve this problem, which may curb the enthusiasm of Bitcoin-as-a-global-payments-system apologists, Jager started working on a firewall solution.

With all these Bitcoin-related tweets, we’re going to wrap up the cryptocurrency news and Bitcoin digest and analyse the changes in the prices of top cryptocurrencies.

Top Crypto Digest

When it comes to crypto markets, this week was not easy. In the end, very few currencies saw gains in the 7-day time frame, though the movements might set up some of them for a comeback.

At the moment of writing, the market’s dynamics for the last 7 days are the following:

ChangeHero Top-10 7d Change

Bitcoin weekly price change
Source: Coin360

This week, the markets were constantly shifting between ups and downs, but in the end, many top-capitalization currencies ended up with losses of about 10%. Nevertheless, as we mentioned in short Bitcoin news in the article already, Bitcoin might as well grow rather soon.

In our top-10 we included cryptocurrencies that can be exchanged on ChangeHero. You can buy and sell some of them with your credit card, too. At the moment of writing, the 7-day change of the top currencies is the following:

ChangeHero Gainers of the Week

Since the markets are trading in the red this week, very few currencies saw gains. At the time of writing this crypto digest, the top three are:


In terms of cryptocurrency news, that was an interesting and intense week. Only more the reason to be looking forward to the next one!

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