Monthly Archives: March 2021

Matic, xDAI (STAKE) and Loopring (LRC) rally as Ethereum gas fees rise

Soaring Etheruem gas costs are driving investors and protocols to take a closer look at layer-2 solutions like Matic, Loopring and xDai. The start of a new month has brought renewed fervor from the cryptocurrency market as Bitcoin (BTC) price steadily climbed from a low of $43,537 on Feb. 28 to a high of $49,200 during today’s early trading hours.  As traders get excited about positive moves in the market and look to re-enter positions, the increasing use of DeFi continues to drive fees on the Ethereum […]

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BSN and TON Labs to Provide Chinese Developer Community With Unique TON Technology

Thanks to TON Labs, BSN will now be able to produce real-life applications that require a scalable backend and use cases in compliance with China’s regulatory framework while still using an inherently decentralized network to do so. China’s Developers Gain Access to TON Technology China’s Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) and TON Labs announced today that they have struck a partnership agreement to provide China’s developers with access to TON Technology through BSN’s Open Permissioned Blockchain (OPB) Initiative in order to build applications and create use cases in […]

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Key Bitcoin price indicators signal bulls bought the $43K restest

Bitcoin’s recent 26% drop sent weak hands running for the hills but derivatives data shows BTC’s setup is still bullish. Bitcoin’s (BTC) severe 26% drop from its $58,300 all-time high on Feb. 20 injected a bit of bearishness into the market but from a technical perspective, this was purely psychological as the digital asset held the $43,000 support with ease. This downside move caused indicators like the Crypto Fear & Greed Index to hit 38, its lowest level in five months. Bitcoin price in USD at Coinbase. […]

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‘Play by the rules or we will shut you down,’ says NY AG to crypto industry

Letitia James said her office was “sending a clear message to the entire industry.” New York Attorney General Letitia James is advising members of the crypto industry and investors to stay vigilant against participating in or becoming a victim of illegal activities.  According to the New York Attorney General’s office, James issued an alert to crypto investors today warning them to exercise “extreme caution when investing in virtual currencies.” She referred to cryptocurrencies as “high-risk, unstable investments that could result in devastating losses.” James’ message included a […]

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BTC Balance Sheets: 42 Companies Hold 1.3 Million Bitcoin Worth More Than $65 Billion

Since the company Microstrategy shifted a lot of its treasury reserves into bitcoin, a great number of companies have followed the firm’s lead. According to the web portal, bitcointreasuries.org, data shows that 42 companies are now represented on the list and the businesses hold more than $65 billion worth of bitcoin. The Corporate Bitcoin Stash- 6.43% out of the 21 Million Capped Supply It has become a trend to add bitcoin (BTC) to a company’s balance sheet and the company Microstrategy invoked the trend when the business […]

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Crypto myth busted: Users haven’t mined Ether using a PlayStation 5 yet

The original report from GizChina said that a software developer had modified the CPU and graphics cards on the new gaming console to mine crypto. While users might still be able to adapt some gaming consoles for mining cryptocurrency, evidence suggests that recent reports of a modified PlayStation 5 mining Ether (ETH) are fake. According to a report from news outlet GizChina, Chinese software developer Yifan Gu mined Ether using a PlayStation 5. The report claimed that the developer may have overclocked the PS5’s AMD Ryzen CPU and […]

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Price analysis 1/3: BTC, ETH, ADA, BNB, DOT, XRP, LTC, LINK, XLM, BCH

Bitcoin and most major altcoins are witnessing strong buying at lower levels, indicating the start of a relief rally. The U.S. bond yields have softened and this has ignited investor’s appetite for risk-on assets. After a negative closing last week, the S&P 500 has started the current week on a positive note. Thi bullish sentiment has also rubbed on to the crypto sector, which is surging higher, led by Bitcoin (BTC).  After Tesla and Mastercard’s foray into Bitcoin, analysts at Citigroup believe that Bitcoin is at a “tipping […]

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Hyperbitcoinization’s Small Minority: Economist Says Bitcoin’s Growing Success Will Lead to Perverse Consequences

Last Sunday, the price of bitcoin touched an all-time price high at $58,354 per unit and surpassed a $1 trillion market capitalization. Bitcoin’s value has dipped since then, but the decentralized crypto asset’s market still captures a large $900 billion valuation. On February 26, the director of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) warned that bitcoin’s growing value and success may lead to a technocratic dystopian society that rivals “the kings and emperors that ruled over empires in centuries past.” Hyperbitcoinization: ‘A Voluntary Transition From an […]

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Investor Dan Loeb doing ‘deep dive’ into crypto

“Culturally I compare bridging the crypto world with the old as akin to finding a portal between two distinct worlds in the multiverse,” said Dan Loeb Dan Loeb, CEO of New York-based asset management firm Third Point and a well-known figure on Wall Street, has said he is looking into ways to bridge the gap between traditional finance and the crypto space. In a series of tweets to his followers on Monday, Loeb said he had been “doing a deep dive into crypto,” referencing a recent article […]

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Ethereum and DeFi are forcing smart contract platforms to evolve

Smart contract platforms are evolving, with DeFi at the center of it all — but the Ethereum factor is impossible to ignore. The decentralized finance movement was a ticking time bomb waiting to detonate when it finally exploded in 2020. From automated market makers to the industry’s current obsession with liquidity mining, DeFi has grown leaps and bounds over the last year. Most decentralized finance applications are deployed on the Ethereum blockchain, bringing billions of dollars onto the network and pushing it to its maximum operational threshold. […]

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