Monthly Archives: November 2021

Ripple Launching Liquidity Hub Despite SEC Lawsuit Over XRP

Amid an ongoing lawsuit with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over XRP, Ripple is launching a new product, Liquidity Hub, which aims to be “a one-stop shop for enterprises to source any tokenized asset.” The product “will allow customers to seamlessly access crypto assets from a variety of global venues, including market makers, exchanges, OTC desks and in the future decentralized venues,” the company detailed. Ripple Liquidity Hub Allows Customers to ‘Seamlessly Access Crypto Assets From a Variety of Global Venues’ Ripple announced Tuesday that […]

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Rocket Pool Eth2 staking service launches, hits stage two cap in 45 seconds

The Eth2 staking provider only requires 16 ETH to run a minipool, and stakers with as little as 0.01 ETH can put their crypto to work on the Beacon Chain. The launch of ETH2 staking service Rocket Pool saw it hit its stage two cap in just 45 seconds according to the co-founder of hosting partner Allnodes Konstantin Boyko-Romanovsky. In its first two days of operations, Rocket Pool has registered 237 node operators across 42 global locations, with 1088 ETH staked. According to an announcement the platform […]

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‘Sinister’ debanking of crypto traders is often anti-competitive says Senator Bragg

Senator Bragg says that his government won’t let Aussie banks to practice anticompetitive de-banking against crypto companies. Australian banks have been dressing up anti-competitive behavior as regulatory compliance when de-banking crypto customers, Senator Andrew Bragg said. “I believe many banks have been dressing up de-banking as a regulatory necessity. In fact it is often anti-competitive behavior and far more sinister and threatening than it appears on the surface,” the Liberal Senator for New South Wales said in a prepared address to the Tech Council of Australia tod. […]

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Record-high inflation prompts investors to take a closer look at Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency values are up, but so is the price of everything else in the United States! Investor curiosity in BTC grows as data shows U.S. inflation rose to a 30-year high. Consumers in the United States and around the world continue to feel the pinch of inflation and recent data shows that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 6.2% in October when compared to last year, a development which further cast doubt on the “transitory” inflation narrative coming out of the Federal Reserve. Inflation at 6.2% means […]

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A Neural Network Is Developing Between Bitcoin Lightning Network Nodes

The topography that is emerging on the Lightning Network seems to be mimicking many things we find in nature. The below is a direct excerpt of Marty’s Bent Issue #1109: “A neural network is developing between Lightning Nodes.” Sign up for the newsletter here. Above is a visualization of the current Lightning Network topography made up of ~16,000 Lightning Nodes with ~140,000 payment channels opened between them. I don’t know if I’m simply being duped by some visualization magic, but I can’t help but think that we […]

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Robinhood Discusses Crypto Wallet Launch and Listing Strategy as Petition to List Shiba Inu Exceeds 526K Signers

The chief operating officer (COO) of Robinhood Crypto has provided an update on the company’s upcoming cryptocurrency wallet launch. The executive also discussed Robinhood’s listing strategy in response to the question of whether the platform will list shiba inu (SHIB) cryptocurrency. Robinhood Crypto’s COO Discusses Listing Strategy as Petition to List SHIB Gains More Supporters Christine Brown, Robinhood Crypto’s COO and VP of Product Operations, talked about her company’s crypto strategy at a conference Tuesday held by Yahoo Finance and Decrypt. She also provided an update on […]

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As Bitcoin Hits All-Time High, What Are Older Coins Doing On The Network?

Digging into the behavior of older coins on the Bitcoin network to determine current market sentiment. The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine’s premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe now. As the bitcoin price hits another all-time high, let’s dig into the behavior of what older coins are doing on the network. Their behavior helps determine the current state of market sentiment. The spent […]

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