Indians opt for state-run blockchain platform amid bulk SMS regulations

India’s state-owned telecom Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has registered 7,477 businesses on its blockchain-based communication platform after authorities imposed new regulations to protect consumers from spam and fraud. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) established messaging regulations that require scrubbing consumer communication messages to ensure that the receiver of the message has opted Indians opt for state-run blockchain platform amid bulk SMS regulations

Turkish president says authorities are “at war” with crypto

President Erdogan’s comments come on the back of increased efforts towards the launch of a lira central bank-issued currency Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the country is not ready to embrace cryptocurrencies, even as it moves towards adopting its own digital money. According to crypto publication Cointelegraph, Turkey’s president said this while Turkish president says authorities are “at war” with crypto

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

Bitcoin is great, but real crypto innovation has moved elsewhere

Something is brewing, and those with finely tuned noses can smell it. As traders have come to expect, Bitcoin (BTC) is doing “Bitcoin things” by bouncing around between the usual “key” support and resistance levels, and to be honest, it’s all starting to feel a bit boomerish. Bitcoin’s long-awaited “moon” depended on institutional investor buy-in, Bitcoin is great, but real crypto innovation has moved elsewhere

OpenSea’s NFT volume down 50% after monumental surge in August

Following a colossal surge of $4B sales volume throughout the month of August for the leading nonfungible token, or NFT, marketplace OpenSea, recent figures indicate a metaphoric return to earth after propulsion to the mighty heights of the moon. NFT marketplaces have largely paralleled the bearish momentum witnessed across the cryptocurrency markets across the last OpenSea’s NFT volume down 50% after monumental surge in August

Altcoin Roundup: High Ethereum fees kick-start a liquidity migration to layer-1 platforms

In the ever-evolving world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, the race to establish a highly scalable, user-friendly network capable of being adopted on a global scale is a never-ending marathon where new competitors regularly join in on the race.  Bitcoin is undoubtedly the market leader when it comes to network security, active users and market Altcoin Roundup: High Ethereum fees kick-start a liquidity migration to layer-1 platforms