Monthly Archives: January 2022

The Fight For Bitcoin: Water’s Warm Maximalism

Bitcoin isn’t on the same playing field as anything else — so it doesn’t make sense to waste time lashing out. The Fight For Bitcoin, Round One ”Everybody trying to PvP when the game is PvE.” – Edward Snowden The revolution will not be centralized. The ideal peaceful revolution that Bitcoin could be will not enable solely one class, one ideology or one political party to replace themselves as the new king of the hill. If Bitcoin’s social consensus is commandeered by one homogeneous group, the necessary […]

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Here’s 5 altcoins to study as crypto prices drop close to a 1-year low

Crypto prices continue to take a beating, but value-focused investors might consider taking a closer look at MATIC, FTM, DOT, FXS and CRV. The pain trade has been an unwelcome sight across the cryptocurrency market since the start of 2022 and over the past 24 days Bitcoin (BTC) and the altcoin prices have drifted, leading some analysts to suggest that a bear market is at hand. Despite traders’ concern that another extended crypto winter could be starting, it times like these when investors can capitalize on great […]

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The Winners of Metaverse Alliance 2021 Global Metathon

PRESS RELEASE. Lasting for two months, the largest Metaverse Hackathon (called Metathon) organized by Metaverse Alliance and LD Capital has officially ended on January 21, 2022, PST. Over 100 contestants took part, with nearly 280 developers from 13 different countries engaged. To ensure the professionalism and fairness of the Metathon, 36 judges were invited from the leading funds such as Republic, Delphi Digital, Binance Labs, LD Capital, YGG, HashKey Capital, Huobi Ventures, OKEx Blockdream Ventures, KuCoin Labs, DHVC, NGC, SpringWind, Kardiachain, MEXC Pioneer, etc., top tier public […]

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Fitch Ratings warns of risks crypto miners pose to US power supply

“Crypto mining operations are price-sensitive entities that may be quickly scaled back or shut down if mining becomes uneconomical,” said the agency. Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings is warning public power utilities across the United States to mitigate the risk crypto mining could post their production of power. In a Monday notice, Fitch Ratings said that only utilities in states like Washington, which have excess generation capacity, may be capable of meeting the power requirements of many crypto mining operations. The agency claimed that though some […]

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There’s a browser plugin that autoblocks Twitter NFT profile pictures

A popular Github contributor called mcclure built a browser plugin that autoblocks Twitter accounts using NFT profile pictures. That was quick. Within 24 hours of the launch of the Twitter nonfungible token, or NFT, profile pictures for iOS update, a github contributor called mcclure has coded up and shared a browser extension that automatically blocks Twitter accounts using an NFT profile picture. The program called NFTBlocker blocks paying subscribers of the Twitter Blue for iOS service who choose to display an NFT as their profile picture.  The […]

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Technical Analysis: Cosmos Climbs Higher, While Solana’s Fall Continues

After trading lower for the majority of Monday’s session, cryptocurrency prices were slowly starting to find support, with a few markets rallying, as we headed toward the end of the day. Cosmos One such crypto was cosmos (ATOM), which was the biggest gainer in the top 20, climbing by almost 10% to start the week. ATOM/USD climbed to an intraday high of $36.23, which is around $10 from its all-time high (ATH), which it hit on January 7th. Monday’s move came as prices rebounded from the recent […]

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House members call for an end to lawmakers trading stocks — is crypto next?

“This would end the potential corruption of lawmakers pursuing policy outcomes that benefit their portfolios,” said 27 members of the U.S. House of Representatives in a letter calling for a ban on stock trading. Congresspeople currently HODLing or actively trading in crypto may have to stop doing so while in office if recent pushes to ban lawmakers from investing in stocks gain enough support. In a Monday letter addressed to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, 27 members of the U.S. House of Representatives called […]

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Analysts say Bitcoin’s bounce at $36K means ‘it’s time to start thinking about a bottom’

Top traders are starting to search for optimal long entries for BTC even as concerns about the Federal Reserve’s new policy directive weighs on stocks and crypto markets. Bears remain in full control of the cryptocurrency market on Jan. 24 and to the shock of many, they managed to pound the price of Bitcoin (BTC) to a multi-month low at $32,967 during early trading hours. This downside move filled a CME futures gap that was left over from July 2021. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows […]

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$75M Blockchain Founders Fund II backs portfolio of P2E and Web3 projects

Even as crypto markets succumb to bearish pressure, venture capital funds are deploying millions of dollars into blockchain startups. Singapore-based Blockchain Founders Fund has launched a new venture capital fund to support emerging projects in the cryptocurrency, metaverse and Web3 sectors, offering further evidence that investors are still keen to back major growth trends in the digital asset market.  Blockchain Founders Fund II, also known as BFF II, has raised $75 million from various investors across the blockchain and crypto industry, including NEO Global Capital, Appworks, Baksh […]

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Top Meme Coins by Market Capitalization Shed Billions, DOGE Down 80% Since All-Time High

As digital asset markets have shed significant value during the last two weeks, the top meme coins by market capitalization have dropped considerably against the U.S. dollar. The top meme asset dogecoin has lost 23.9% over the last seven days, while shiba inu’s value was reduced by 31.1% this week. Dogecoin Down 80% Since All-Time High, Shiba Inu Down 75% Since High On Monday, January 24, 2022, the top meme coins by market capitalization have lost 3.1% over the last day. Currently, the myriad of meme tokens […]

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