Monthly Archives: August 2021

You Can Use Your Bitcoin To Improve Everyone’s Health

Ideas like soil guardian bitcoin faucets allow Bitcoiners to utilize their accumulated wealth to enact change. I found it interesting that in the early days of bitcoin, people gave this magic internet money away and even set up bitcoin faucets for that purpose. Roger Ver was one of the first to do so and — from what I can tell — was very generous in giving away bitcoin. So was Gavin Andresen. Regardless of how the Bitcoin community feels about these two now, giving away bitcoin was […]

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DeFi TVL hits a record $157B as Ethereum competitors attract investors

Interoperability-focused projects that offer cross-chain bridges and lucrative liquidity mining pools are seeing an influx of funds right as DeFi’s TVL hit a new all-time high. Altcoins and DeFi tokens have been on a tear for the last two weeks  and as the end of August approaches many projects are seeing their tokens reach for new all-time highs. Data shows that a majority of the top-10 DeFi tokens gained more than 20% in the past 30-days, with projects like Bancor (BNT) and THORChain (RUNE) seeing gains in […]

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Ethereum traders expect volatility ahead of Friday’s $820M options expiry

Overly-confident Ethereum options traders are nervously watching the $3,200 level ahead of this week’s $800 million ETH options expiry. Ether (ETH) will face a critical $820 million monthly options expiry on Friday, Aug. 27. That will be the first time that $3,000 and higher options will have a real fighting chance, even though bulls seem to have missed a good opportunity to dominate the expiry because they were too optimistic about Ether’s price potential. It is unclear why $140 million of the neutral-to-bullish call options were placed […]

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Companies Now Hold Over 1.6 Million Bitcoin, Almost 8% Of Total Supply

The amount of bitcoin held by companies worldwide only increases, accounting for nearly 8% of the total 21 million hard cap supply. ​Companies with bitcoin on their balance sheets now hold 1,660,473 BTC, almost 8% of the total bitcoin supply, according to data from Bitcoin Treasuries. MicroStrategy leads the way with 108,991 bitcoin being held, around half percent of the total supply, representing a whopping 75% of the software intelligence company’s total market capitalization. Tesla sits in second place, still holding the 43,200 bitcoin it acquired at […]

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Cardano Foundation partners with Coinfirm for FATF and 6AMLD compliance

Coinfirm said it would be able to provide the same AML/CFT analytics for assets minted on Cardano, a number which may grow as the project prepares to expand to smart contracts. The nonprofit organization behind Cardano has partnered with blockchain analytics provider Coinfirm to ensure ADA is in compliance with the Financial Action Task Force’s guidelines. In an Aug. 24 announcement, the Cardano Foundation said it would be using Coinfirm’s services to provide Anti-Money Laundering, or AML, and Combating the Financing of Terrorism, or CFT, analytics for […]

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Price analysis 8/25: BTC, ETH, ADA, BNB, XRP, DOGE, DOT, SOL, UNI, BCH

Even with Wednesday’s pullback, Bitcoin and most major altcoins are finding buyers on minor dips to underlying support levels, signaling that the trend remains bullish. Bitcoin (BTC) remains on a strong footing after bears failed to capitalize on the rejection near the psychological mark at $50,000.  The recent price rise in Bitcoin has not enticed longer-term investors to part with their holdings and Glassnode data shows that the Bitcoin supply held by long-term holders has hit a new all-time high of 12.69 million BTC. This tops the previous […]

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Facebook Ignores Bitcoin, Works on NFTs and Stable Coins Instead

Novi and Diem (Formerly known as Libra) underline the fact that Facebook simply doesn’t understand Bitcoin, and continues to flounder on delivering even its own stablecoin project, or a single NFT. David Marcus, co-creator and a board member of Diem (formerly known as Libra), which is a centralized cryptocurrency project initiated by Facebook, emphasized in an interview with Bloomberg on Tuesday, that the company simply doesn’t understand Bitcoin, and continues to flounder on delivering even its own altcoin project, or a single NFT. Marcus confidently told Bloomberg […]

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VORTECS™ Spotlight: This indicator flashed bullish prior to Voyager’s (VGX) 200% rally

Every trader is a genius during a bull market, but how does one know when a rally is fading and when it’s primed for continuation? VGX is the native token of Voyager, a cryptocurrency broker, and the asset is designed to generate staking rewards for its holders as well as boost their yield earnings on other digital assets.  Over the last 30 days, the asset delivered even more value as it has more than doubled its price against the United States dollar and gained 46% over the […]

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Company Serving 100,000 Wealth Managers Can Now Invest In Bitcoin Via NYDIG Partnership

SIMON partners with NYDIG to bring institutional quality custody to their customers and launches an education platform. SIMON Markets LLC has stricken a partnership with New York Digital Investment Group LLC (NYDIG) where they will be collaborating on a custody offering, offering features like bitcoin-backed borrowing, reported Business Wire. SIMON’s wealth managers serve clients with more than $5 trillion in total assets. SIMON will massively benefit from NYDIG’s integrated solutions to provide their clients with institutional-quality custody and execution services. This new partnership will give wealth managers […]

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Budweiser uses $120K to purchase ‘fan art’ NFT and Beer.eth domain

The beer company seems to be taking another step into the crypto and blockchain space with these latest buys. Budweiser, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, appears to have unofficially sanctioned a piece of nonfungible token, or NFT, art after purchasing it for use on its Twitter profile.  According to records from the OpenSea marketplace, the beer producer purchased a Budweiser-branded rocketship NFT on Aug. 24 for 8 Ether (ETH), or roughly $25,704. The company used the “Life of the Party” image, featuring three beer cans making up […]

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