Monthly Archives: May 2021

Axie Infinity (AXS) rallies 80% following migration to Ronin sidechain

AXS and SLP price surged following the project’s successful migration to the Ronin sidechain on the Ethereum network. Nonfungible tokens were one of the hottest sectors of the cryptocurrency market from the start of the year until March but as is the nature of the crypto sector, NFTs cooled off significantly in April as the hype died down and high fees on the Ethereum (ETH) network hampered the ability of buyers and sellers to interact with the protocols.  The challenge of high fees eventually led some projects […]

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Bitcoin Depot Deploys Over 350 ATMs in the US, Global Number Exceeds 19,000

Cryptocurrency ATM operator Bitcoin Depot has launched 355 new teller machines across the United States. The announcement comes as the number of ATM locations supporting crypto-fiat exchange now exceeds 19,000 globally. US Company Bitcoin Depot Expands ATM Coverage in 40 States Bitcoin Depot, which runs a growing network of crypto teller machines in the U.S., has added 355 new kiosks only in the past month. In March, it announced the launch of 115. Its ATMs allow registered users with a wallet to acquire cryptocurrency. For amounts of […]

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Bitcoin Miners Brought In $56 Million Per Day In April

Bitcoin miners generated more than $56 million on average per day in April 2021, making it the industry’s second strongest month ever. The Bitcoin mining industry saw its second strongest month ever in April 2021, generating total revenue of $1,702,531,320, or $56,751,044 per day on average, as a spike in transaction fees helped make up for slight downward pressure on price. Total miner revenue per day in the month of April 2021. The strong total revenue figures can be partially attributed to the fall in hash rate […]

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Crypto community remembers Hal Finney’s contributions to blockchain on his 65th birthday

The cypherpunk was one of the first people besides Satoshi Nakamoto to mine Bitcoin blocks, and reported many of the early bugs. It’s been more than ten years since computer scientist Hal Finney became the recipient of the first transaction on the Bitcoin blockchain, and his impact on crypto as a technology is still felt today. Finney was one of the first people to respond to Satoshi Nakamoto’s post on the cypherpunks mailing list, with some in the space still believing he was one of the pseudonymous […]

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ASSEMBLE Protocol (ASM) Is Now Supported on Coinbase Custody

PRESS RELEASE. The leading blockchain-based global point integration platform, ASSEMBLE Protocol has announced that its utility token ASM has been added to Coinbase Custody. This means that ASM will receive a cold-storage custody solution from one of the largest custodians in the crypto sphere, Coinbase Custody. Coinbase Custody to provide cold-storage custody support for ASM The support of the ASM on Coinbase Custody has been officially confirmed by the Coinbase Institutional on 3rd May 5 PM PDT, that has been revealed in their Twitter handle. According to […]

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After A Needed Break, The Bitcoin Price Still Has Gas In The Tank

What’s been behind the recent dips in the price of bitcoin, and what might the future potentially hold? Navigating the stormy seas of the bitcoin markets can be a challenge. Luckily, Bitcoin uses a publicly available blockchain that contains valuable information about all transactions that were ever made on the network. By combining this on-chain data with other price and market data, bitcoin holders are more equipped to understand why its markets behave the way that they do, giving them tools to make more informed decisions or […]

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Pro traders buy the Bitcoin price dip while retail investors chase altcoins

Data shows pro traders are heavily accumulating the current dip in Bitcoin price while retail investors are occupied with trading altcoins. Bitcoin (BTC) has been struggling to sustain the $55,000 support level for the past 16 days, or basically since the April 17 record-high $5 billion long contracts liquidation. The rejection that took place after the $64,900 all-time high had a devastating impact on the sentiment of retail traders, as measured by the perpetual futures funding rate significant drop. However, despite Bitcoin’s recent underperformance and today’s 6.5% […]

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Avalanche Web Wallet Stalls For 6 Hours After Avalaunch Airdrop Snapshot

The Avalanche cryptocurrency, the first cryptocurrency ever to implement the Avalanche consensus, experienced an outage of service yesterday when its web wallet presented an outage that lasted for six hours. This was the consequence of severe congestion due to an airdrop carried out by AvaLaunch, leaving users without control of their funds for this period. Avalanche Web Wallet Stalls After Avalaunch Airdrop The Avalanche Web Web Wallet, the official wallet for the AVAX cryptocurrency, experienced an outage yesterday that left customers without control of their tokens for […]

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Interview: Reflections On Satoshi With Adam Back And Pete Rizzo

Pete Rizzo discussed the earliest days of Bitcoin and Satoshi Nakamoto’s influence with Blockstream’s Adam Back. Watch This Episode On YouTube Listen To This Episode: Apple Spotify Libsyn Overcast This week for the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” we have a replay of last week’s interview between Adam Back and Pete Rizzo on Satoshi’s legacy. Back is the cofounder and CEO of Blockstream and the inventor of proof of work. Back reflected on discovering Bitcoin and searching for the best information about it in the early days. He worked […]

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Digital Yuan Launch Draws Near: JD.com Employees Paid in e-CNY, Tencent, Ant, Mastercard Engage With PBoC

China, the world’s most populous country, has jumped leaps and bounds in comparison to a great number of other countries when it comes to the creation of a central bank digital currency. As each day passes, China’s digital yuan is seemingly getting closer to large-scale adoption, as big-name corporations like the e-commerce giant JD.com, Mastercard, Ant Group, and Tencent have been bolstering the venture. China’s Digital Yuan Is Seemingly Near Completion, JD.com Employees Paid in e-CNY China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) that’s being crafted by the […]

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