Coronavirus

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. […]

Chinese Investors May Invest in Bitcoin in Q2 as Local Funds Cripple

Chinese Investors May Invest in Bitcoin in Q2 as Local Funds Cripple

Bitcoin trading remains prohibited in China, but this has not dissuaded its citizens from pursuing the cryptocurrency as their future investment alternative. This is obvious from the rising quest pattern of the cryptocurrency in the second-largest economy in the world. Google Trends data shows that volume for the keyword ‘Bitcoin’ is expected to hit a […]

Coronavirus Stimulus Is More Than Twice Crypto’s All-Time Market Cap High

Coronavirus Stimulus Is More Than Twice Crypto’s All-Time Market Cap High

Recently the U.S. government launched a $2 trillion stimulus package to help Americans counter COVID-19’s economic impact. This figure is more than double the amount of all the speculative capital locked up during its peak in 2018 on the entire cryptocurrency market. Broadly speaking, cryptocurrency — Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and all else. Collectively hit its […]

Bitcoin price didn't crash 60% due to coronavirus says binance ceo

Bitcoin Price didn’t Fall 60% Less due to Coronavirus, Says Binance CEO

The Coronavirus pandemic was all around the world like fire. And this is what that ignited the current global economic meltdown, not its cause, the Binance’s CEO says. As per the blog post published on March 20, Changpeng Zhao, famous as “CZ” in crypto-verse, argued that coronavirus shows the world how weak our economy is. […]

Folding@Home Surpass 400K users amid crypto contribution

[email protected] Users Reach 400K Mark Amid Crypto Contribution

In a recent Reddit ask-me-anything (AMA) activity the director from [email protected], Gregory Bowman, revealed that the [email protected] project currently has 400K computer users actively contributing their part to the research. Gregory Bowman says “We had about 30K users before the pandemic started,” adding: “In the past two weeks, 400K volunteers have joined [email protected][email protected] donors […]

Blockchain system to track individuals not infected with high-risk viruses

Blockchain System to Track Individuals without any Virus Infection

Public Health Blockchain Consortium (PHBC) based in Netherland announces the release of a blockchain-based system that can track individuals without any infections from high-risk viruses like COVID-19. The motive behind the development is crystal clear which is to help healthy people stay away from potentially life-threatening diseases. The PHBC announced the release on March 19. […]

Crypto Exchange KuCoin establishes KuGroup to expand services

IDG-Backed Crypto Exchange KuCoin Establishes KuGroup to Expand Services

Despite the ongoing global crisis fueled by intensifying coronavirus fears, Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin takes action to expand its services and restructure the business. Backed by major venture capital firm IDG Capital, KuCoin exchange has established KuGroup, a core division of the company that will manage all KuCoin products. KuCoin announces two new appointments alongside […]

ETH-based developer crowdfunding platform joins fight against coronavirus

ETH-based Developer Crowdfunding Platform Joins Fight Against Coronavirus

The proliferation of cryptocurrency companies seeking to donate or raise funds for coronavirus relief efforts continues. The ethereum-based crowdfunding platform, Gitcoin, is advancing this trend by pledging at least $50,000 in development grants toward coronavirus-related initiatives. On March 14, Gitcoin tweeted that its fifth round of grants already has $50,000 committed toward “public health” initiatives. […]

Huobi Thailand

Huobi Thailand Launches Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

The advance of coronavirus in the region hasn’t precluded the launch of Huobi Thailand, which allows for a fiat gateway to BTC, ETH, HT, and USDT from the start. It plans to expand the offering in the near future according to the company’s press release the media received on 5th March. Licensing Last year, Huobi […]