Monthly Archives: December 2021

Jack Dorsey’s Spiral Announces The Lightning Dev Kit

The bitcoin-focused company has published a short film on the project it has been working on for over two years. Jack Dorsey’s Spiral has published a short film on its Lightning Dev Kit project. LDK is a library that abstracts low-level logic of the Lightning Network away, enabling developers to build a node more easily. The project had already borne fruit before this announcement. Spiral, a Square subsidiary focused on Bitcoin development, has formally presented its Lightning Development Kit (LDK) in a short film published on Monday. […]

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Bitcoin and altcoins took a hit, but derivatives data reflects a calmer market

BTC and altcoins took a beating over the weekend, but data shows a market with healthier trading conditions, even if prices consolidate for the foreseeable future. Looking at the winners and losers of the past week clearly shows that traders endured some serious heat as the total crypto market capitalization dropped by 12.7% when Bitcoin fell to $41,000. This sharp downside move knocked the figure from $2.37 trillion to $1.92 trillion on Dec. 3 and a total of $2 billion long future contracts were liquidated. Top winners […]

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Projects are collecting Toys for Tots crypto donations this holiday season

“The cryptocurrency bull market has been good to all of us in this industry and this holiday season is the perfect time to pay it forward,” said Unbanked co-CEO Ian Kane. This holiday season, fintech provider Unbanked will be enabling crypto donations for Toys for Tots, a program run by the United States Marine Corps that collects toys to distribute to disadvantaged children. In a Dec. 2 announcement, Unbanked said it would be allowing users to donate cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) as part of […]

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FMFW․Io Has Listed Crypto Perx (CPRX)

PRESS RELEASE. Crypto Perx will be listed, starting today, November 22nd on cryptocurrency exchange. It is a new utility token (ERC20) based on the Ethereum Blockchain. CRPX was developed by the Crypto Banking Alliance (CBA), also known as Auriga Alliance AG, and the first project having it on board was ABRA Perx by ABRA – a world-class platform for managing cryptocurrency. The CBA will provide 3 billion Crypto Perx coins, and 1 of them will be part of Abra’s new project. From now on, is […]

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Why I Believe The Best Of Bitcoin Is Yet To Come

Bitcoin is a young, fresh technology with incredible potential — and we haven’t even touched the surface of possibilities. Watch This Episode On YouTube Listen To This Episode: BitcoinTV Apple Spotify Google Libsyn Overcast Audible Rumble I can’t help but take pride in the Bitcoin community’s relentless optimism.  In many other industries, whether it be through the direct decline of the industry, or a sense of general nihilism that so often accompanies our fiat-based world, optimism is not nearly as present. But Bitcoiners wake up each day […]

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Japan’s financial regulators may propose legislation in 2022 restricting stablecoin issuance

The move comes as the Bank of Japan wants to roll out a digital yen CBDC by the end of next year. According to The Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei), one of the world’s largest financial newspapers and the entity behind the Nikkei 225 stock index, Japan’s Financial Services Agency, or FSA, will propose legislation next year restricting stablecoin issuance to only bank and wire transfer companies. Theoretically, this would prevent entities such as Tether (USDT), which does not operate as a bank and is only regulated in […]

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Colombia’s Biggest Bank To Offer Bitcoin Trading

Bancolombia will soon offer its customers the ability to buy and sell bitcoin through a partnership with Gemini. Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini will soon offer frictionless bitcoin trading in Colombia for customers of the country’s biggest bank, Bancolombia, the company said in a statement Monday. However, it is unclear whether users will be able to withdraw funds — a vital feature for achieving the financial sovereignty that Bitcoin enables. The partnership is part of a government-sponsored pilot program. It will launch on December 14, giving an initial cohort of Bancolombia […]

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Coinbase launches open-source cryptography library Kryptology

The library will aid in building complex cryptographic techniques to match the needs of the bourgeoning DeFi sector. On Monday, Coinbase, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency exchange globally by trading volume, announced the creation of a novel cryptographic library, Kryptology, as a compendium of tools for blockchain developers. These include secure, audited, and easy-to-use APIs, as well as a repository of common issues and lessons learned throughout the history of crypto. Without cryptography, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin would be digital lines of code that anyone can copy/paste. It would […]

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Price analysis 12/6: BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, ADA, XRP, DOT, DOGE, LUNA, AVAX

Bitcoin and most major altcoins are attempting a recovery, but they are likely to face strong resistance at higher levels. Bitcoin (BTC) is attempting to extend its recovery by rising above the psychological mark at $50,000, but several popular analysts believe that BTC could remain range-bound for a few weeks or even months. On-chain analytics firm CryptoQuant said that Bitcoin “whales are still depositing BTC to exchanges.” This simply indicates that whales are setting themselves up to react at short notice depending on which path the price […]

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