Monthly Archives: September 2021

Ethereum alternatives and layer-1 solutions see steady gains in September

Multi-million dollar incentive programs and the ease of cross-chain transfers are boosting the value of L1 and L2-based tokens and raising the total value locked in their associated DeFi platforms. The competition among layer-one (L1) smart contract platforms has been on the rise in the past couple of months as traders and developers continue to embrace Ethereum (ETH) network alternatives that offer faster transaction times and lower fees. According to a recent report from Delphi Digital, the price of Ether has remained relatively flat over the past […]

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Billionaire Mike Novogratz Says Bitcoin Market Is ‘in Good Shape’ — China Has ‘Less and Less’ Influence Over Crypto

The billionaire investor and CEO of Galaxy Digital, Mike Novogratz, says the bitcoin market is in good shape, noting that he sees “so much capital coming into the space.” He also commented on the dwindling influence China has over the crypto market. Billionaire Investor Says the Market Is ‘in Good Shape’ — ‘I’m Not Nervous’ Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz commented on the crypto market and the latest news of China’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies Friday. He explained that the crypto market was down for three reasons. The […]

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The Three Kingdoms: The New Era of Play-to-Earn Games

CryptoKitties was the first to bring blockchain gaming to life, and games such as Axie Infinity defined how a good blockchain game should be. The Three Kingdoms aims to build on this with their next-generation play-to-earn game. The Three Kingdoms is a highly strategic third-generation NFT game based on the historical characters of the Three Kingdoms period in ancient China. The historical characters enable users to have engaging gameplay while obtaining rewards for their achievements. The Next Generation of GameFi What does the new era of play-to-earn […]

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China’s Crackdown Spurs Massive Onchain Transfers, Cold Wallets Move $3 Billion in Bitcoin and 800K Ether

Following the latest statements from China’s central bank concerning cryptocurrencies and offshore crypto exchanges, massive amounts of funds have been moving onchain. On September 26, at approximately 1:00 a.m. (UTC) 72,999 BTC or $3.1 billion in bitcoin was dispersed to unknown wallets. Huobi to Gradually Retire Mainland China Users, 800K Ether Move from Huobi to an Unknown Wallet Word around the crypto campfire is that offshore exchanges near China are seeing massive amounts of crypto transfers during the last few days. For instance, theblockcrypto.com writer Wolfie Zhao […]

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

Bears continue to pressure BTC price but any signs of consolidation could lead to a breakout in AVAX. ALGO, XTZ, and EGLD. China has attempted to stifle the crypto sector’s growth on several occasions in the past 12 years but barring a minor blip, the blanket bans on crypto-commerce have not altered the long-term growth of cryptocurrencies. This shows that no one country, even if it is the second-largest economy in the world, can halt the emergence and growth of cryptocurrencies. Deutsche Bank analyst Marion Laboure said […]

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SEC Denies Freedom of Information Act Request Concerning Tether Documents

On September 24, the staff writer for The New Republic, Jacob Silverman, tweeted about a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request he filed that was ultimately denied. On the social media platform, Silverman wrote that he got Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) responses to his FOIA requests and said the responses were “withheld because of possible law enforcement investigation.” Jacob Silverman Sought ‘Access to All Documents, Emails, Memos, and Reports Related to Tether’ There’s a ton of stablecoins these days and today, all the stablecoins in existence […]

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Bitcoin Mining With Clean Energy Changes The World

The energy usage of bitcoin mining has been frequently misrepresented — but there’s still reason to seek renewable energy sources. What if you could substitute a renewable battery-powered motor for the internal combustion engine just twelve years after its invention? At minimum, we would not be faced with the challenge of limiting greenhouse gas emissions. For all of the benefits the internal combustion engine has brought humanity, its environmental consequences are not among them. An equally consequential technology — Bitcoin (BTC) — in its twelfth year of […]

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Suex Founder Loses Top Job Over US Sanctions, Major Exchange, Payment Provider Implicated

The scandal around sanctioned crypto broker Suex is growing in Russia where one of the co-founders of the OTC platform has been dismissed from his executive post at a bank. Meanwhile, an anti-drug organization has referred the case to the interior ministry and the central bank, asking authorities to investigate Suex’s connections with financial companies and a darknet market operating in the region. Co-Founder of Suex Fired by MTS Bank, Another Quits Job at Chatex Russian entrepreneur and financial executive Vasily Zhabykin, one of the founders of […]

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Bitcoin Will Advance Science and Technology

A Weekly Series Of Essays About The Language Of Bitcoin Bitcoin Will Advance Science and Technology The Center Cannot Hold: 7 The etymology of the word digit is Latin. Digitus: Finger, toe. Humans have been using their digits to count for thousands of years. It could be the case that our modern decimal system, or base ten number system, an extension of Hindu-Arabic counting systems, arose from counting on ten fingers. There are other base number systems, such as the Roman numeral system which uses an intermediate […]

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Ethereum price gets back to $3K as institutional investors pile into ETH futures

Ethereum prices recovered on Sunday amid a market-wide upside correction while receiving an additional upside boost from a bullish JPMorgan & Chase report. Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) staged a rebound on Sept. 26 following a massive decline earlier this week that saw its prices plunging to as low as $2,651 on Coinbase. The ETH/USD exchange rate rose 3.63% to hit an intraday high of $3,030. The upside move amounted to a 14.3% upside retracement from the pair’s week-to-date low at $2,651, showing that traders attempted to […]

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