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The aggregated demand for crypto has struggled to harness the full traction that Bitcoin has encountered in recent years. The influx of Bitcoin funding indicates investors are keen to be drawn to the possible upside that its rising reputation as a “hard asset” provides. The overt strength of the flagship crypto-currency comes as it flashes massive […]
Visa has applied with the United States to create digital currency on a blockchain. Department of Patent and Trademark. Inventors Simon J. Hurry and Alexander Pierre, along with the Visa International Service Association in San Francisco, pursued a patent for a digital currency based on a blockchain and operated by a central entity machine, according […]
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 […]
Thanks to a new collaboration with the cryptocurrency lending platform Celsius Network. All 80,000 users of German neobank Bitwala will now purchase, keep, and receive interest on Bitcoin ( BTC) in their bank accounts. Bitwala is the first classic fiat bank to pay interest for keeping Bitcoin in an account. With three other decentralized finance […]
Following widespread rumors that a new point system built on top of the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain will be introduced by the influential discussion platform Reddit. The platform itself has now finally verified a new system that allows users to “earn a piece of their favorite communities,” with the aid of Ethereum. And, like Bitcoin, it […]
Bitcoin (BTC) price today lit up, racking 5.78 percent to a daily high of $9,398 before pulling back to stabilize in the region of $9,400. The strong upside movement lifted the top-ranking digital asset of CoinMarketCap through the resistance range of $8,800-$8,930. Since the halving day correction lowered the price to $8,122, the price of […]
Tether’s USDT in market capitalization has just surpassed XRP. Becoming the third-biggest cryptocurrency in the moments leading to the bitcoin halving. Sitting with an $8.79 billion market value, it is now higher than XRP, whose market cap is approximately $8.6 billion. Currently, USDT is second only to Ether (ETH) as the largest altcoin in the […]
The most awaited cryptocurrency event of 2020, the third-halving Bitcoin (BTC) event, has taken place. Appearing just once every four years. The new Bitcoin mining block reward halving has reduced the Bitcoin block reward from 12.5 BTC to 6.25 BTC. Although this is a critical development for the cryptocurrency industry as a whole. It is […]
After the second halving, the amount of Bitcoin addresses has risen across the board, but the number of small wallets with balances below 0.1 BTC has seen the biggest increase. According to Glassnode data reported on May 11, the amount of Bitcoin (BTC) addresses with a balance of less than 0.01 BTC — approximately $86 […]
Zoom, the undisputed leader in a social distancing age, has acquired Keybase, an end-to-end encryption startup. The acquisition, announced on May 7th, follows on from multiple privacy and security-related scandals. Including the rise of zoombombs, controversial data sharing with Facebook. Also, false claims that video calls have been encrypted. And revelations that nefarious actors have […]