Monthly Archives: March 2020

Do Video Games Subconsciously Teach Users Crypto Economics?

YouTuber Ivan on Tech recently explained how the video game RuneScape prepared him for crypto trading. The underlying premise of many video games might actually give people a core understanding of economics, especially in the crypto space. “As a kid, I played a lot of RuneScape,” crypto YouTuber and programmer Ivan on Tech said in a March 28 video. RuneScape is a medieval era fantasy game in which players interact with other live players, completing journeys, buying, selling, and trading various tools and materials, as well as […]

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Digital Dollars, Bakkt CEO Scandal, & a Continuing Pandemic: Bad Crypto News of the Week

Check out this week’s Bad Crypto News. Bitcoin has continued its recovery. It’s up around 23 percent over the last week, even as the Bitcoin clock continues its countdown. We’re now entering the last 50 days of a 12.5 BTC reward. These are strange times for everyone but despite Bitcoin’s volatility, the digital coin seems to have held up. Marcel Pechman argues that Bitcoin was designed for a financial crisis and says that in the current pandemic, it’s working well. Cryptocurrencies could work even better though if […]

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Binance Removes FTX Tokens Citing Confusion

Binance has chosen to delist its FTX leveraged token products. Major crypto exchange, Binance, has decided to remove leveraged FTX tokens from its exchange, explaining that customers don’t understand the product. “Due to lack of understanding of how leveraged tokens work by many of our users, Binance has decided to delist all existing FTX leveraged tokens and corresponding trading pairs,” the exchange announced on March 28.  Binance will shut off deposits and withdrawals for the assets on March 31 at 8 a.m. UTC, with a stoppage in […]

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US Lawmaker Claims Stimulus Bill Bolsters Fed Secrecy, Pork Funds, and Wall Street Bailouts

On Friday, U.S. bureaucrats passed the 2020 stimulus bill, which has become the largest cash injection package ever created by the federal government. However, following the bill making it through the Senate and House, Republican representative Thomas Massie told the public the stimulus bill bolsters a shroud of secrecy surrounding the Federal Reserve. Moreover, within the depths of the bill’s 880 pages, there’s a $454 billion slush fund available for Wall Street among many other types of pork-barrel funding. Also read: Trump Signs Largest Relief Bill in […]

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Malta Denies Two Crypto Exchanges Have License to Operate

Malta’s financial watchdog issued a public warning on two crypto exchanges that claim to have license to operate. The Malta Financial Services Authority, or MFSA, has issued an alert on March 25 about two crypto exchanges that do not have licenses to operate, nor are they regulated in the country. COINMALEX and Crypto Foxtrades are the exchanges that the country’s financial watchdog alluded to in the statement, as both companies claimed on their websites that they had the necessary regulations and licenses to operate. Crypto Foxtrades claimed […]

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Cryptocurrency News From Japan: March 22-28 in Review

Marubeni unveiled blockchain steel pipe tracing tests, multiple exchanges added leverage trading, and more headlined news from Japan this past week. This week’s headlines from Japan included Bitbank adding smartphone compatibility for identity verification, Fobi Japan announcing leverage trading, Coincheck announcing order limits, Rakuten Wallet announcing margin trading, and product trading company Marubeni testing blockchain for tracing steel pipes.  Check out some of this week’s crypto and blockchain headlines, originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan. BitBank launches smartphone ID verification Japan-based crypto exchange, BitBank, recently added smartphone compatibility […]

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Madrid Team Builds Iota-Based Decentralized Information Platform to Combat Coronavirus

A team based in Madrid, one of the epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic, has released an Iota Tango platform that helps combat the coronavirus. A team based in Madrid, one of the epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic, has released an Iota Tango platform that helps combat the coronavirus. AidSquad GeoDB is a decentralized peer-to-peer big data sharing ecosystem which returns value to its creators, the users. Luis Gelado, GeoDB CEO and founder shared with Cointelegraph his rationale for creating AidSquad: “Having stayed home for a few weeks, […]

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Trump Signs Largest Relief Bill in US History: When Will Americans Get Stimulus Checks

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed into law what he calls the largest single economic relief bill in history. “At $2.2 trillion dollars, this bill will deliver urgently-needed relief for our nation’s families, workers, and businesses,” Trump said. Americans are expected to receive stimulus checks of up to $1,200 if they qualify. Also read: 2x Bitcoin — Wanna Double Your BTC to the Moon? Forget About It Single Biggest Economic Relief Bill in American History The president of the United States, Donald Trump, has signed the Coronavirus […]

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Talking Digital Future: Artificial Intelligence

Quantum computing could potentially break much of the encryption algorithms and protocols that currently secure the internet and computational industry as they are. I chose artificial intelligence as my next topic, as it can be considered as one of the most known technologies, and people imagine it when they talk about the future. But the right question would be: What is artificial intelligence? Artificial intelligence is not something that just happened in 2015 and 2016. It’s been around for a hundred years as an idea, but as […]

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Liquid Federation Announces 10 New Members

Blockstream’s Liquid Federation welcomed 10 new members — comprising notable crypto exchanges and custody providers. Blockstream’s Liquid sidechain settlement network welcomed 10 new members to the Liquid Federation on March 27. The new additions bring the Liquid Federation’s membership up to 45 — including crypto exchange trading desks, and financial institutions. New members come from diverse backgrounds The new members include hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, peer-to-peer exchange Hodl Hodl, crypto trade firm MerklePro, cryptocurrency manager Point95, Wiz, Blockchain tool developer Wyre, blockchain marketplace STOKR, and crypto fund […]

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