Monthly Archives: November 2020

Better than DeFi: SINOVATE’s New Infinity Nodes Provide Up to 130% Returns

SINOVATE’s Incorruptible Data Storage (IDS) dCloud network is providing game-changing decentralised cloud storage to the market – and to do that, the network needs reliable, distributed hardware and dedicated servers which will provide it with the stability and longevity needed to run this ground-breaking service. 2020 – What a Year for Crypto From rampant COVID-19 market uncertainty, to 350% BTC price appreciation since March, and now to the return of Crypto to the mainstream media spotlight – it’s been a roller-coaster of a ride. As we approach […]

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Russia to Recognize Bitcoin as Property With Legal Protection

The Russian prime minister has outlined the government’s plans to amend existing laws to recognize cryptocurrency as property. This means bitcoin owners will have the legal rights to defend and recoup their cryptocurrencies in court. Russia to Recognize Bitcoin as Property During the government meeting on Thursday, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin talked about Russia’s plans for cryptocurrency regulation alongside other initiatives to fight against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. After outlining several solutions the Russian government has come up with, Mishustin said, “Another solution concerns […]

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No need to fear the Bitcoin FUD, says Sino Global Capital

After a week of gloomy headlines and a brutal price dip, traders would do well to think long term. In the midst of the crippling price dips earlier this week, cryptocurrency traders seemed beset on all sides by fear, uncertainty, and doubt. However, Dermot McGrath, head of research at blockchain investment firm Sino Global Capital, said the firm prefers taking a long term view.  Shortly after a Thanksgiving Bitcoin dip to $16,200, news broke that the Chinese government had seized $4.2 billion in cryptocurrencies as part of […]

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Bitcoin mining difficulty approaches ATH as price stabilizes above $18K

Mining difficulty on the network rose by 8.9% today while the hash rate is more than 130 EH/s. The price of Bitcoin has reached a two-year high of more than $19,000 and fallen below $17,000 more than once in the span of a week as mining difficulty continues to rise. According to on-chain analytics provider Glassnode, Bitcoin (BTC) mining difficulty increased by 8.9% today, putting the metric within 5% of its all-time high value set last month. #Bitcoin mining difficulty increased by 8.9% today. It is now […]

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Canadian Public Company Dumps Ethereum and Monero for Bitcoin

A Canadian publicly held company has liquidated all of its ethereum and monero holdings and put all of the proceeds into bitcoin. The company is led by a well-known poker player and former member of the European Parliament. Cypherpunk Dumps Monero and Ethereum for Bitcoin Cypherpunk Holdings, a Toronto-headquartered company listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), announced Thursday that it has increased its bitcoin holdings to 276.479 bitcoins. At the current price, the company now holds about $5 million USD in bitcoin. Cypherpunk Holdings added that […]

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The future of gambling? Hamster-powered marble races come to Ethereum

Mia the djungarian ‘gamble hamster’ will power high-stakes marble races with her trusty hamster wheel. After just over two years of development, on Sunday a new form of gambling will be released to the Ethereum world on mainnet: hamster-powered marble races.  Powered by Mia, a female djungarian or “winter white dwarf” hamster and her trusty hamster wheel, the project, dubbed “Mia & the Marbles,” is an automated marble-racing and gambling platform from a group of independent developers.  While the concept behind the project may seem… whimsical, in […]

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Introducing MoonDeFi, a New Part of Decentralized Finance

PRESS RELEASE. Centralized exchanges have been the backbone of the cryptocurrency market for years. They offer fast settlement times, high trading volume, and continually improving liquidity. However, there’s a parallel world being built in the form of trustless protocols. Decentralized exchanges (DEX) require no middlemen or custodians to facilitate trading. Due to the inherent limitations of blockchain technology, it has been a challenge to build DEXes that meaningfully compete with their centralized counterparts. Most DEXs could improve both in terms of performance and user experience. Basically, MoonDeFi […]

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As token price rises and reputation mends, Sushiswap foils midnight exploit

The Uniswap rival manages to fend off an attack in a matter of hours. As exploits and hacks run rampant across the DeFi ecosystem, at least one project appears to have fended off the worst of an attack — the once-maligned “vampire” AMM (automated market maker) exchange Sushiswap.  Observers noticed last night that Sushiswap — which got its start leeching liquidity from rival AMM Uniswap — was experiencing an exploit, and that anonymous head developer 0xMaki was taking steps to mitigate it: Possible @SushiSwap exploit found? @0xMaki […]

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Pizza Hut to accept Bitcoin for pies in Venezuela

Fast food chains like Burger King and Church’s Chicken already accept crypto payments in the South American nation. A famous U.S.-based pizza chain has begun accepting cryptocurrency payments in all its stores in Venezuela. According to a Nov. 27 tweet from crypto services firm CryptoBuyer, Pizza Hut stores in the South American nation now accept crypto as a form of payment for food and drinks. The move follows the crypto firm partnering with Mega Soft to drive adoption in Venezuela by facilitating crypto payments at more than 20,000 […]

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Ripple Is Selling 33% of Its Stake in Moneygram

Ripple Labs Inc. is selling 4 million of its shares in Moneygram, or about a third of its total shareholding in the company. The decision seems in part to be motivated by the surging Moneygram share price and Ripple’s desire to cash out after buying the shares at a premium of $4.10 in 2019. At close on Nov. 27, shares of Moneygram were down 4.8% at $7.42 on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. However, the stock has soared 260% year-to-date, rising from $2.06 on Jan. 2. Ripple will […]

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