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UAE Startup Relies on Blockchain to Flatten Covid-19 Curve

The UAE-based startup incubator, in5, helps to develop blockchain-based methods for controlling the COVID-19 pandemic in the country and thereby flatten the curve. Liber Health, funded by in5, is one of the systems used to identify patients that supports blockchain technology. According to a study published on May 20. They are creating a contactless device […]

Mexican Companies Launch Crypto Portal for Covid-19 Affected People

Mexican Companies Launch Crypto Portal for Covid-19 Affected People

Mexican crypto-currency exchange Bitso and crowdfunding site Donadora joined forces to introduce a crypto-based donation program. The network would support the neediest families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis to collect funds to buy food. Each pantry delivered will be worth 150 Mexican pesos, according to a report published by El Heraldo de México on May […]

Blockchain Network Waves Opens New Covid-19 Betting Market

Blockchain Network Waves Opens New Covid-19 Betting Market

Blockchain platform Waves has introduced a new betting market. That allows users to speculate if coronavirus pandemic spread has reached its height. Customers can now buy the tokens ‘COVID-UP-SEP20’ and ‘COVID-DOWN-SEP20′ to bet on whether the number of new weekly cases worldwide will surpass April 4 – 10’s record of 595,802 confirmed infections before September. […]

BitMEX Joins Covid-19 Relief Efforts With the $2.5M Fund

BitMEX Joins Covid-19 Relief Efforts With the $2.5M Fund

Seychelles-registered crypto-derivatives exchange BitMEX has been the newest player in the industry to enter philanthropic efforts to counter the global health crisis COVID-19. HDR Global Trading, the operator of the exchange, opened a dedicated COVID-19 Response Fund on April 20 and revealed its donation of a total of $2.5 million in grants to four beneficiaries. […]

Bitcoin Trading in Italy

Italy’s Bank ‘Banco Sella’ Allows Bitcoin Trading Service during COVID-19 Lockdown

The growing interest of crypto adoption and the COVID-19 outbreak encourages Italy’s popular bank ‘Banco Sella’ to launch a Bitcoin trading service in the country. Crypto traders can use the bank’s Hype platform to initiate their crypto trading. The bank will only act as an intermediate to mitigate potential security risks with cryptocurrency exchanges. While […]

Celsius Network CEO Urges Savers to Own More Gold than Bitcoin

Celsius Network CEO Urges Savers to Own More Gold than Bitcoin

Both Bitcoin (BTC) and gold would greatly benefit from the current “inflation of money,” predicts the CEO of a big crypto company, while also acknowledging that he thinks people should still own more gold than bitcoin. In a recent interview with Kitco News, Alex Mashinsky, CEO of crypto lender Celsius Network. Has made the advice […]

After Lockdown, Coinbase Will Allow Staffs to Work Remotely

U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has announced that it will move to a “remote-first” workplace. Once the pandemic lockdown is over in an attempt to guard against location-centric risks and to increase decentralization. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said, in an open letter to all employees: “After the restrictions of quarantine are over, Coinbase will embrace being […]

Lamborghini Is Launching Blockchain-Based Collectible Stamps

Lamborghini Is Launching Blockchain-Based Collectible Stamps

The renowned Italian luxury sports car maker Lamborghini continues to make use of Blockchain in its corporate operations. The well-known company uses blockchain to digitize its collectible stamps, among the latest technological advancements. Lamborghini is releasing the first digital collectible stamps, the “Automobili Lamborghini Collection”. The new release, driven by blockchain technology, is a series […]

China to Officially Set Blockchain Jobs as a New Occupation

The current coronavirus pandemic is changing blockchain businesses, and its effect on the blockchain industry isn’t all negative. Despite the recent changes sparked by the crisis of coronavirus, China is taking another step towards the adoption of blockchain in order to formally acknowledge employment in the industry. The ministry responsible for national labor policies and […]