Cardano price dips after smart contract launch, Walmart working with Litecoin is fake news, Coinbase raises $2B from junk-bond sale: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 12-18

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Cardano launches smart contracts after successful hard fork After years Cardano price dips after smart contract launch, Walmart working with Litecoin is fake news, Coinbase raises $2B from junk-bond sale: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 12-18

Evolve or die: How smart contracts are shifting the crypto sector’s balance of power

One of the familiar themes seen in previous crypto market cycles is the shifting market caps, popularity and ranking of the top 10 projects that see significant gains during bull phases, only to fade into obscurity during the bear markets. For many of these projects, they follow a recognizable boom-to-bust cycle and never return to Evolve or die: How smart contracts are shifting the crypto sector’s balance of power

The value of a legacy: Hunting down Satoshi’s Bitcoin – Cointelegraph Magazine

Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, is a figure surrounded by mystery, and this intrigue continues today despite many aspects of the founder’s influence being studied at length.  A particular point of interest has been a large amount of unmoved Bitcoin mined in the early days of the blockchain’s existence that is attributed to Satoshi. Much The value of a legacy: Hunting down Satoshi’s Bitcoin – Cointelegraph Magazine

Shanghai Man: Billionaire buys CryptoPunks, Arbitrum finds traction, markets ignore warnings – Cointelegraph Magazine

This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   There are a lot of narratives to keep an eye on as China enjoyed a relatively quiet week on the regulatory front and Shanghai Man: Billionaire buys CryptoPunks, Arbitrum finds traction, markets ignore warnings – Cointelegraph Magazine

How to prepare for the end of the bull run, Part 1: Timing – Cointelegraph Magazine

Bobby Lee “blames” his brother Charlie — the founder of Litecoin — for causing the 2017/2018 Bitcoin price crash. He’s joking of course. Sort of. Charlie famously sold the last tranche of his Litecoin holdings in December 2017 for $350 each. Bobby remembers seeing the news hit Twitter. “I was like, gosh, that probably marks How to prepare for the end of the bull run, Part 1: Timing – Cointelegraph Magazine

Nigeria plans CBDC rollout, Salvadoran retirees protest Bitcoin Law, Twitter to add BTC and ETH tipping feature: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Nigeria’s central bank partners with fintech firm Bitt Inc. for Nigeria plans CBDC rollout, Salvadoran retirees protest Bitcoin Law, Twitter to add BTC and ETH tipping feature: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Shanghai Man: China declares victory over crypto — Is this the end of the crackdown? – Cointelegraph Magazine

This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   Victory for the regulators After a tumultuous summer of crackdowns, the Chinese regulators are declaring their victory in eliminating illegal cryptocurrency trading activities Shanghai Man: China declares victory over crypto — Is this the end of the crackdown? – Cointelegraph Magazine