Monthly Archives: January 2022

Ethereum dominates among developers but competitors growing faster

The total monthly active developers measured hit a record high of more than 18,000 but Ethereum retains the largest number of them. The Ethereum ecosystem still has far more developers than rival networks, but they are catching up with a faster rate of growth. Ethereum competitors such as Polkadot, Solana, and Binance Smart Chain are growing faster in terms of development activity according to crypto research firm Electric Capital which released its findings on the blockchain development ecosystem in a new report on Jan. 6. It revealed […]

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Nifty News: Rarible fixes bug, real home and virtual twin auction, Mega City in The Sandbox

Rarible temporarily cancelled all OpenSea orders while it implemented a tool to help protect users against mistakenly selling their NFTs. NFT marketplace Rarible temporarily cancelled orders from OpenSea and sent a series of tweets today outlining how it plans to help combat what it called “risky sale orders” on OpenSea with a new order management tool. The tool is designed to help users differentiate between their active and inactive orders to help prevent their NFTs from being mistakenly sold even if they cancel an OpenSea order by […]

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El Salvador Drafts 20 Bills for Legal Structure of Bitcoin Bonds — Funds to Be Used to Build Bitcoin City, Buy BTC

El Salvador is preparing to introduce 20 bills to provide a legal framework for its upcoming bitcoin bonds. The funds raised will be used to build infrastructure for Bitcoin City and buy more bitcoin, the Salvadoran government explained. El Salvador Drafting Legal Framework for Bitcoin Bonds El Salvador’s finance minister, Alejandro Zelaya, said in an interview on local television Tuesday that his government will send about 20 bills to Congress concerning the country’s bitcoin bonds. The bills will cover financial markets and investment in securities to provide […]

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Progressivism And Bitcoin Are Not Opposed

While people often see the two as lying on different ends of the political spectrum, Bitcoin is actually an a-political technology designed to help everyone. It’s time to set the record straight. Too many who write or pontificate about Bitcoin do not know what progressivism means in the political realm of American politics — looking at you Daniel Kuhn. In reality, many ideas among progressives and the left, are wholly aligned with Bitcoin’s mission. “Progressive” is really an umbrella term that lumps together many left-leaning political ideologies […]

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Bitcoin Equals Freedom

Silk Road darknet marketplace founder Ross Ulbricht explains how bitcoin derives its value from the freedom it enables. An earlier version of this article was published on Medium on September 25, 2019. Something special happened in the first year or so after Satoshi gave us Bitcoin, something no one expected and many thought was impossible. Try to imagine Bitcoin back then, before you could buy things with it, before there was an exchange rate, before anyone really knew what, if anything, would happen with it. Bitcoin didn’t […]

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3 reasons why Cosmos (ATOM) price is near a new all-time high

Newly launched cross-chain bridges to Ethereum and the upcoming Theta upgrade are expanding the Cosmos ecosystem and potential catalysts of ATOM’s recent 75% gain. Blockchain network interoperability is shaping up to be one of the main themes for the cryptocurrency ecosystem in 2022. New users are continuing to onboard into the growing world of crypto while both new and established projects search for the chain that will best serve the needs of their protocol and community.  One project that has 2022 off to a bullish start thanks […]

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Canaan Expands Mining Operations in Kazakhstan Amid Power Deficit, Protests

Hardware manufacturer Canaan is expanding its crypto mining operations in Kazakhstan. The company is now cooperating with a number of mining firms there and has already deployed over 10,000 pieces of hardware despite the country’s challenges with electricity supply. Increased energy prices have also provoked protests that could potentially affect the industry. Canaan Secures Mining Agreements With Companies in Kazakhstan China-rooted producer of coin minting equipment, Canaan, has announced it has entered into collaboration agreements with multiple crypto mining companies in Kazakhstan. Amid an ongoing crackdown on […]

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