Monthly Archives: September 2021

Croatian E-bike Company Greyp Bikes Integrates Cryptocurrency Payments

Greyp Bikes, a company founded by Croatian innovator and entrepreneur Mate Rimac, has integrated crypto payments into its online billing system. All of its high-tech cycling products can now be purchased using nine different coins thanks to a partnership with payment processor Paycek. Greyp Bikes Accepts Cryptocurrencies for Its Electric Bicycles Croatia’s Greyp Bikes, which is aiming to rank among technological leaders in the cycling world, has taken another innovative step. The company has introduced support for payments with nine major cryptocurrencies – BTC, ETH, BCH, XLM, […]

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ALGO, ATOM, XTZ, EGLD

While Bitcoin price is fighting to hold above the 200-day SMA, ALGO, ATOM, XTZ, and EGLD continue to march higher. Bitcoin (BTC) is witnessing a tough tussle between the bulls and the bears near the 200-day simple moving average, which is considered as an important level by institutional investors attempting to decide whether the asset is bullish or bearish. Along with this, crypto investors are also watching the formation of a golden cross in Bitcoin. If this bullish setup completes, it will signal a trend in favor […]

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As Leading Cryptos Dip Lower in Value, Elrond, Osmosis, Tron, Cosmos Token Values Climb

On Sunday, digital currency markets have seen some slight improvements but overall since September 6, 2021, the $2.21 trillion cryptocurrency market capitalization is down 9.79% from $2.45 trillion. While dominant coins like bitcoin and ethereum have slid between 8-12% during the last week, a number of other digital assets have seen double-digit weekly gains and even double-digit percentage spikes during the last 24 hours. This Weekend’s Double-Digit Crypto Gainers The price of bitcoin (BTC) has faltered 8% during the last seven days and ethereum (ETH) has dropped […]

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Delegated Proof-of-Stake: Can We Be Free Under A Benign Master?

The consensus mechanism used by Bitcoin is the only way to ensure true lasting freedom. Delegated proof-of-take (DPoS) is a fundamentally different consensus protocol from proof-of-ork (PoW). The difference between the two presents itself in the kind of freedom they promote; while DPoS is freedom under a benign master, PoW is freedom from domination. What Is Freedom? Freedom can be understood in negative or positive terms, thanks to Isaiah Berlin. Negative freedom, according to Berlin, is the absence of interference or constraints. Positive freedom, by contrast, is […]

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Digital asset manager Monochrome valued at $15M following Series A

Samson Mow, Charlie Lee, Wei Zhou and Kain Warwick were the main contributors to the Monochrome private sale, which concluded last week. Australian digital asset manager Monochrome has concluded a $1.8 million Series A fundraiser led by some of crypto’s most influential entrepreneurs, underscoring the growing potential of institutional-grade crypto-asset solutions.  The cash injection will be used by Monochrome to develop new products specializing in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital assets, the company said. The Series A was co-led by Litecoin creator Charlie Lee, Blockstream chief strategy […]

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Arbitrum Surpasses $1.5 Billion in TVL Following Rumors of a Possible Token Airdrop

Arbitrum, a second layer expansion rollup for Ethereum, has breached the $1.5 billion of total value locked (TVL) in protocols using its services. The smart contract recorded an influx of more than 1 billion just today after a rumor started in social media that the protocol might be planning to issue its own token in the coming days. The second layer was launched on mainnet less than two weeks ago. Arbitrum Blows Past $1.5 Billion TVL Arbitrum, an L2 scaling solution for Ethereum, has reached a new […]

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Bitcoin Has No Competition

A Weekly Series Of Essays About The Language Of Bitcoin by Alex McShane. Lingua Contra Imperium The Language of Bitcoin: 5 TL;DR – A myriad of monetary ruses are revealed to the general public through the scrutiny Bitcoin incites. From the onset, most of us couldn’t see the woods for the trees. For many, the simple technology of Bitcoin helped explain the extremely convoluted machinations of fiat, which were so pervasive as to keep generations of humans effectively viewing the monetary landscape at close quarters. Bitcoin is another […]

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BIS Asks Central Banks to Urgently Develop CBDCs to Compete With Crypto Assets

The head of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub, Benoît Cœuré, has urged central banks to act now on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to compete with initiatives in the private sector, including cryptocurrencies. “CBDCs will take years to be rolled out, while … crypto assets are already here,” he said. BIS Says Central Banks Need to Hurry up With CBDCs Benoît Cœuré, head of the BIS Innovation Hub, talked about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) at the Eurofi Financial Forum, Ljubljana, Friday. He called […]

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BTC price battles for $46K as Polkadot (DOT) ends weekend with 10% surge

Signs of strength slip into Bitcoin markets but altcoins are proving more interesting as the weekend draws to a close. Bitcoin (BTC) hit problems at $46,000 on Sept. 12 after a “strong bullish divergence” on lower timeframes met with resistance. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Higher lows creep in for BTC/USD Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD reject sharply after hitting local highs of $46,280 on Bitstamp. The move continues a ranging weekend, over which the pair failed to recover from Friday’s […]

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NFT Market Sales Drop by More Than 50% — Popular NFT Collection Trade Volumes Nosedive

After non-fungible token (NFT) sales soared during the month of August, the first week of September’s NFT sales has been awful. Statistics show the number of sales in mid-August tapped a high of 193,693 sales but plummeted 86% to 27,053 sales on September 10. Metrics from the most used marketplaces show that volume has slid considerably following the same fallout cryptocurrency market have felt during the last four days. NFT Sales and Trade Volumes Plummet So far, September has not been the best month for NFTs and […]

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