Monthly Archives: May 2022

Tron DAO Reserve Acquires Millions in TRX, Bitcoin, and Tether to Safeguard USDD

Seven days ago, Bitcoin.com News reported on the Tron DAO Reserve purchasing $38 million in tron to safeguard the network’s stablecoin USDD. Since then and since the terrausd (UST) de-pegging event, the Tron DAO Reserve has continued to purchase large quantities of digital assets to bolster the project’s reserves. In addition to the tron purchases, the organization has been adding stablecoins and bitcoin into the mix as well. While Terra’s Stablecoin Imploded, Tron’s Algorithmic Dollar-Pegged Crypto Project Purchases Millions Worth of Tron, Bitcoin, and Tether to Defend […]

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Onchain Analysis Report Says Terra’s Bitcoin Reserves Were Sent to Binance and Gemini

After the collapse of Terra’s once-stable coin terrausd (UST), a number of people wondered where the Luna Foundation Guard’s (LFG) bitcoin went, as the funds were supposed to be used to defend the UST’s $1 parity. On Friday, the blockchain intelligence and analytics firm, Elliptic, published a blog post that summarizes where the bitcoin was sent, according to the firm’s network surveillance tools. LFG Bitcoin Stash Deposited Into 2 Digital Currency Exchanges According to Elliptic’s Blockchain Analytics Software While reflecting on the recent crypto market chaos and […]

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Ethereum Hashrate Taps an All-Time High Amid This Week’s Crypto Market Meltdown

Amid the crazy week in the world of cryptocurrencies and the Bitcoin network’s mining difficulty reaching a lifetime high at 31.25 trillion, Ethereum’s hashrate tapped an all-time high on May 13, at block height 14,770,231. Cryptocurrency miners continue to dedicate large quantities of processing power toward the second-largest crypto network in terms of market capitalization. Ethereum’s Hashrate Continues to Climb Higher Proof-of-work (PoW) ethereum miners are working harder than ever before to mine ethereum before the upcoming Merge. While most of the attention was directed at the […]

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How the Metaverse could impact the lives of kids

The effects of social media on the mental health of kids and teens have been bad enough — will the Metaverse be a safe place for them? How to protect kids and teens in the Metaverse Protecting young individuals is a shared responsibility. Therefore, parents must closely monitor their children’s activities in the Metaverse. As with anything else, the Metaverse has its advantages and disadvantages. As a parent, being aware of these risks and taking measures to protect your children from them is paramount. To start with, […]

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Authorities Seize Over 1,500 Crypto Mining Rigs in Dagestan Crackdown

Law enforcement and other authorities in Dagestan have closed down two illegal crypto farms, confiscating more than 1,500 mining machines. Government agencies in the republic, considered one of Russia’s capitals of underground coin minting, carry out regular raids against such facilities. Cryptocurrency Miners in Dagestan Accused of ‘Illegal Entrepreneurship’ Officers from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Dagestan and the Federal Security Service have uncovered a large crypto mining farm in the Russian republic’s capital city, Makhachkala, Tass news agency reported, quoting the ministry. The law enforcement […]

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Trust in Decentralized Finance Rattled After $100 Billion Left the Defi Economy

The effect of Terra’s demise continues to shine a light on the fragility surrounding the decentralized finance (defi) ecosystem. Things have changed a great deal following Terra’s aftermath, as the total value locked (TVL) in defi has plummeted from $231 billion to today’s $112.29 billion, losing 51.38% in 42 days. Defi TVL Plunges More Than 50% Since April 3, Terra Implosion Impacts Defi Economy the Most The total value locked in defi today is just above the $100 billion mark at $112.29 billion. While the TVL has […]

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The Role Of Art In The Bitcoin Renaissance

Bitcoin meets at a decentralized crossroads of communication, money and identity, which are three important elements of Renaissance periods. This article is an unofficial follow-up to a previous article on a similar theme. The Bitcoin Renaissance is well underway and the art gallery by the same name at Bitcoin 2022 was a prime example. The Bitcoin Renaissance gallery offered a small glimpse into the future of the kind of influence Bitcoin will have on creative works and vice versa. Artists from all over the world gathered to […]

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6 Questions for Dominik Schiener of the Iota Foundation

We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes!   This week, our 6 Questions go to Dominik Schiener, a co-founder of the Iota Foundation, a nonprofit organization, and the creator of the Tangle, a permissionless, multi-dimensional distributed ledger designed as a foundation of a global protocol for all things connected. Dominik Schiener is a co-founder and the chairman of the Iota Foundation, one of the largest […]

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Ethereum in danger of 25% crash as ETH price forms classic bearish technical pattern

ETH’s price risks declining further despite rebounding over 20% in the last three days. Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) looks ready to undergo a breakdown move in May as it forms a convincing “bear pennant” structure. ETH price to $1,500? ETH’s price has been consolidating since May 11 inside a range defined by two converging trendlines. Its sideways move coincides with a drop in trading volumes, underscoring the possibility that ETH/USD is painting a bear pennant. Bear pennants are bearish continuation patterns, meaning they resolve after the […]

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Welcome to Mars: I own everything, have total privacy and life has never been better

While people on Earth are still expecting decentralized tech mass adoption, for people on Mars decentralization is the only way to organize their, well, everything. This is a parody of the article published by the World Economic Forum titled “Welcome to 2030. I Own Nothing, Have No Privacy And Life Has Never Been Better.” Welcome to Mars. Welcome to my city, or should I say “our city” because I, like every other inhabitant, is a stakeholder in it. No, I don’t mean “shareholder,” as this isn’t a […]

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