Monthly Archives: June 2021

Clean Water Nonprofit Reveals Celebrity-Fueled Bitcoin Water Trust Initiative

On Friday, the well known nonprofit charitywater.org announced the launch of a celebrity-funded Bitcoin Water Trust initiative. The trust will be allowed to hold bitcoin donations to fund water projects worldwide until 2025. Charity Water Launches Bitcoin Water Trust A number of announcements were revealed at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami and one announcement was from the global safe drinking water nonprofit, charity water. The organization charity water is a nonprofit that helps provide clean and safe drinking water to citizens living in developing countries. On […]

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TimeCoin(TMCN) Combines NFT and DeFi, VTuber & Game Player Matching Service

PRESS RELEASE. TimeCoinProtocol is the decentralized sharing economy protocol which aims to optimize world resource usage. Various applications can be built and run on theTimeCoinProtocol including third party applications. The project puts a strong focus on the Gig Economy and Creator Economy. The project has issued an original crypto currency called TimeCoin(TMCN) which is listed on some major exchanges and was initially financed by a few investors who invested around 4 million USD. There have been only a very limited number of tokens placed on the market […]

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Bitcoin Miami mania, Dogecoin bounces back, Eth2 woes: Hodler’s Digest, May 30–June 5

Coming every Saturday, Hodlers Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week   Largest Bitcoin event in history kicks off in Miami Sun, sea and satoshis were on the agenda as the biggest Bitcoin event in history kicked off in Florida. Organizers were expecting a huge turnout for the sold-out event, with some predicting there […]

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National Court of Spain Suspends John McAfee Extradition Hearing

The National Court in Spain has suspended the hearing destined to deal with the extradition request that John McAfee, the well known cryptocurrency influencer, has pending for its tax-related crimes in the U.S. The entrepreneur was apprehended in October last year in the El Prat Airport where he was going to take a flight. No new dates have been announced for the new hearing. National Court Suspends John McAfee Extradition Hearing The National Court of Spain suspended the extradition hearing of John McAfee this week for tax […]

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Traders, analysts offer mixed reactions to El Salvador’s BTC announcement

While some made out the announcement from a Lightning Wallet developer to be historic, the market seems to think it’s ho-hum. While it was billed as the “one of the biggest announcements in Bitcoin’s history,” the market seems to be puzzling over the landmark reveal that El Salvador’s sitting President will be submitting legislation to recognize Bitcoin as legal tender.  In a presentation at Bitcoin 2021 from Jack Mallers, CEO of Zap — developers of a previously low-profile Lightning Network wallet app named Strike — Mallers showed […]

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, ADA, SOL, THETA

Bitcoin is on the verge of a trend defining move and if bulls succeed, ETH, ADA, SOL and THETA could rally higher. When the sentiment in the market turns bearish, every bit of negative news, however insignificant, pulls the price down as traders panic sell. This is what happened after China’s social media giant, Weibo, suspended a number of crypto-related accounts and triggered fears that a wider crackdown could occur. In other news, a note from Goldman Sachs said their meetings with 25 chief investment officers of […]

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US Pharmacy Chain Pharmcorx Accepts Cryptocurrency for Fast Covid Testing

Progressive Care, a company that operates a chain of pharmacies in the United States, has announced it’s now accepting cryptocurrency for its Covid-19 rapid testing services. Customers are welcome to pay with bitcoin for the quick tests offered at its Pharmcorx locations using a dedicated QR code. Pharmacies Offer Quick Covid Tests for Bitcoin Florida-based Progressive Care Inc. announced in a press release that the company now accepts bitcoin (BTC) as payment for Covid-19 fast testing at its Pharmcorx locations. CEO Alan Jay Weisberg pointed out that […]

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Square Takes a Swipe at the Bitcoin Energy Debate With $5 Million Solar Mining Investment

As the conversation about Bitcoin’s energy consumption reaches a fever pitch, Jack Dorsey’s payment provider Square has unveiled plans to fund a sustainable bitcoin mining facility in conjunction with Blockstream. Mining Project to Serve as Scalable Proof of Concept Bitcoin faces no shortage of consternation, but the spat over the cryptocurrency’s footprint spilled out into the public over the last few weeks following comments from Elon Musk. Although U.S. miners have come together to form the Bitcoin Mining Council following Musk’s critique by promising more transparency on […]

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G7 Finance Chiefs to Publish Common Rules for State-Issued Digital Currencies This Year

The G7 finance ministers and central bank governors have met and agreed to work towards common principles for state-backed digital currencies and publish their conclusions this year. They said these digital currencies “could act as both a liquid, safe settlement asset and as an anchor for the payments system.” G7 Setting Common Rules for Central Bank Digital Currencies The G7 finance ministers met in London on June 4-5, the first face-to-face meeting of finance chiefs since the G20 finance leaders met in Saudi Arabia in February last […]

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Yearn.Finance in Miami: Developer talks new vaults, products, and verticals

Layer-2, DEX liquidity pool position vaults, and insurance is on the horizon for the rapidly-expanding team. Two sweltering blocks from the gated entrance of Bitcoin Miami I managed to track down a core contributor for one of the most important projects in decentralized finance (DeFi). Flanked on all sides by clueless Bitcoiners, pseudonymous Yearn Finance vault security specialist “Doggy B” chatted with Cointelegraph about the future of the yield vault protocol — the anoles scurrying by our feet just as oblivious to the alpha being leaked as […]

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