Monthly Archives: February 2021

Snoop Dogg and Gene Simmons join Elon’s Musk’s ‘Dogecoin army’

DOGE is rallying once again after Elon Musk, Snoop Dogg, and Gene Simmons tweet Doge Army memes. Rapper Snoop Dogg and Kiss’ Gene Simmons have been both expressing their support for the “Doge Army” over the weekend alongside Tesla CEO Elon Musk. As a result, the cryptocurrency’s price has rallied once again by 27% on Feb. 7. DOGE is the native cryptocurrency of Dogecoin, which has become a household name in recent months. So … it’s finally come to this … pic.twitter.com/Gf0Rg2QOaF — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 7, 2021 […]

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Crypto-friendly faces poised for positions in Biden administration

The crypto industry appears to be abuzz with potential, given confirmed and possible appointments in the Biden administration. As the United States Senate begins confirming leadership posts across commerce and the treasury, there has been meaningful momentum in the crypto community as a response. This is due to the profiles of various individuals who have been reportedly nominated, as well as the anticipated economic measures by the coming administration — both of which are expected to nurture positive momentum for crypto growth. While a few official appointments […]

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Rock Legend Gene Simmons Talks Bitcoin: Musician Believes China Is Behind the Ripple Lawsuit, Dollars Are Based on Nothing

The American musician, co-lead singer, and bassist for the rock band Kiss, Gene Simmons, has been very talkative about cryptocurrencies during the last two weeks. Just recently, Simmons sat down with Bitcoin.com’s podcast host, Dustin Plantholt and the two discussed a variety of subjects like the Ripple lawsuit, and why the rockstar thinks cryptocurrencies are worth owning. Gene Simmons Talks Crypto In an Upcoming Bitcoin.com Podcast Exclusive Gene Simmons is well known for his band Kiss, the rock band that was formed in 1973 by Simmons, Paul […]

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DOGE and XRP rally as pump and dumps sneak back into crypto markets

Amid the r/Wallstreetbets revolution, several altcoins are falling prey to pump-and-dump schemes. The rise of interest in cryptocurrencies amid Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) bull runs often goes hand in hand with the proliferation of scams and manipulation schemes related to various altcoins. One of the main manipulation schemes running in the crypto markets is pump and dumps. These schemes artificially inflate the price of the asset to enable a select few to sell it at a higher price before it ultimately comes crashing down. What makes […]

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Indian Government Prepares to Fast Track Crypto Bill — Plans to Introduce Cryptocurrency Law in a Month: Report

The Indian government is reportedly considering taking “the ordinance route” to quickly pass the cryptocurrency bill. “The government is of the firm view that they want to introduce the law within a month of clearance of the ordinance,” a local news outlet detailed. Indian Government Seeks to Quickly Pass Crypto Bill All eyes are on what the government of India will do with the cryptocurrency bill that is listed to be introduced in the current session of parliament. The bill seeks to ban cryptocurrencies while creating a […]

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Major correction for DeFi as Bitcoin rejected again above $40K: What’s next?

The DeFi market has corrected hard as Bitcoin dropped below $40,000, but analysts say a recovery is likely. The decentralized finance or DeFi market saw a steep correction over the last 12 hours as Bitcoin (BTC) was unable to break the $41,000 level. Meanwhile, analysts say that the profits from major DeFi tokens are flowing back into Bitcoin, even though the DeFi market is still lagging behind despite BTC’s recovery over the past week. 1-hour candle DeFi index (Binance). Source: TradingView.com So what’s next for the DeFi […]

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The ethics of hiring cheap Filipino staff: Crypto in the Philippines Part 2

“When you realize the difference in purchasing power it’s like ‘Yes, they are earning much, much less than an Australian salary’. But it also costs much, much less, to live here.” Widespread high-level English language skills and relatively low wages have seen Filipino workers become a top choice for remote staff for blockchain projects around the world. But is the industry exploiting these workers, or has remote work during the pandemic helped the country to grow and develop? If youve ever contacted customer support for a crypto […]

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Retail Crypto Adoption Advances Amid Pandemic as Acceptance and Fungibility Broaden Value

While the rise in cryptocurrencies over the last year has been the source of excitement among advocates and consternation for its detractors, a look at prices alone hides the real value being unlocked within the ecosystem. Cryptocurrency’s Real Value Lies in its Use, Not Speculation With the pandemic weighing on the global economic outlook and confidence in legacy frameworks ebbing near an all-time low, crypto fills the void among investors, consumers, and merchants alike. While easy to look at the significant rise in crypto valuations as the […]

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Circling back to blockchain’s originally intended purpose: Timestamping

With the simple implementation of timestamping and blockchain, the internet may become a safer and more trusted place. What was blockchain technology originally intended for? It’s generally presumed that it was created in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto as part of his white paper, creating Bitcoin (BTC). Since Bitcoin would be built on decentralized ledger technology, a blockchain needed to be established as the foundation for the cryptocurrency.  Since 2008, blockchain technology has expanded well beyond cryptocurrency usage and is now being applied in a variety of use […]

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Gigabyte AORUS GeForce RTX 3060 Ti MASTER for Mining Ethereum

One of the most popular NVidia RTX 30 series of GPUS for mining crypto and more specifically for mining Ethereum (ETH) lately has been the RTX 3060 Ti, so no wonder these are hard to find as they are generally cheaper than RTX 3070, but have the same memory and performance for Ethash as the 70s. We’ve managed to get our hands on one Gigabyte AORUS GeForce RTX 3060 Ti MASTER (GV-N306TAORUS M-8GD) video card in order to play around with and share some interesting information, mining […]

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