How has the pandemic changed the way people view BTC, ETH, XRP and other cryptocurrencies?

The latest survey by Mastercard has numbers to indicate what the crypto-sector has been suspecting over the past year. Yes, Bitcoin has gained interest from institutions, gaining popularity as the asset to invest in as a hedge against infla...

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Ticketing platforms use blockchain to engage with customers post-pandemic
1 week ago

Ticketing platforms use blockchain to engage with customers post-pandemic

Will blockchain technology help revitalize the concert and event industry through customer engagement? The year 2020 was certainly lonely ...

How The VeChain Based E-HCert App Will Mitigate Covid-19 In Cyprus
2 weeks ago

How The VeChain Based E-HCert App Will Mitigate Covid-19 In Cyprus

A solution based on VeChain will help people in Cyprus to combat Covid-19. The Digital Transformation Consultant at Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus, Chris Pana, announced the launch of the new E-HCert App. Built as part of a partnership wi...

Cricket Star Donates One BTC To Help India’s COVID-19 Fight
2 weeks ago

Cricket Star Donates One BTC To Help India’s COVID-19 Fight

Professional cricket star Brett Lee has donated one bitcoin to a fund offering relief for Indian hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases.

Polygon co-founder raises $2.2M for India COVID-19 relief
2 weeks ago

Polygon co-founder raises $2.2M for India COVID-19 relief

COVID-19 has infected more than 17.6 million people in India. A crypto-based relief fund is raising millions to help the country cope with the disaster. ...

Ethereum creator donates 100 Ether and Maker to Indian COVID-19 relief
2 weeks ago

Ethereum creator donates 100 Ether and Maker to Indian COVID-19 relief

Vitalik Buterin made the donation after the co-founder of Polygon set up a charity drive to aid COVID-19 relief amid India's second coronavirus wave. ...

Bitcoin ‘Fear and Greed Index’ reaches early pandemic levels of 2020
2 weeks ago

Bitcoin ‘Fear and Greed Index’ reaches early pandemic levels of 2020

The “Crypto Fear and Greed Index,” a collective metric that measures current sentiments on the cryptocurrency market, swiftly swung from “Extreme Greed” (79 points) last week to “Fear” (31) today as most digital assets continue ...

Asia-Pacific’s solarized digitalization agenda in pandemic times
2 weeks ago

Asia-Pacific’s solarized digitalization agenda in pandemic times

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of digitalization has become central to achieving sustainability and lessening climate change. The virt...

$400M African fertilizer deal executed on blockchain eases COVID-19 slowdown
1 month ago

$400M African fertilizer deal executed on blockchain eases COVID-19 slowdown

Some companies are using blockchain technology to open up the logistics routes that COVID-19 has closed down. A state-owned Moroccan fertili...

Exploring Venezuela’s crypto ecosystem since the start of the pandemic
1 month ago

Exploring Venezuela’s crypto ecosystem since the start of the pandemic

Here are the events that marked the past year in the Venezuelan crypto space and the opinions of those who experienced them from the inside. ...

South Korea to Introduce Blockchain Powered COVID-19 vaccine passports
1 month ago

South Korea to Introduce Blockchain Powered COVID-19 vaccine passports

With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world we knew and the way we live and travel has changed forever. One of the precautionary moves to contain the virus came as the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine passports introduced to revi...

Fracking Companies Pivot to Mining Bitcoin as Pandemic Woes Continue to Bite
1 month ago

Fracking Companies Pivot to Mining Bitcoin as Pandemic Woes Continue to Bite

Bitcoin is often slammed over its high electricity consumption. Critics argue this is wasteful and unsustainable in the long term. However, in an unusual twist to the environmental debate, it turns out that fracking companies are utilizing ...

Nifty News: NYT says NFTs in pandemic-fueled bubble, Polkamon eggs produce $1M gas ...
1 month ago

Nifty News: NYT says NFTs in pandemic-fueled bubble, Polkamon eggs produce $1M gas ...

NYT likens the NFT bubble to the plague induced “tulip mania” of the 1600s, Polkamon NFTs generate more than $1 million in gas fees, and a man fails to sell...

New York State Releases IBM Blockchain COVID-19 Passport Application
1 month ago

New York State Releases IBM Blockchain COVID-19 Passport Application

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved a new application that uses IBM blockchain technology. According to an official announcement made on March 26, the ‘Excelsior Pass’ will help fast-track the reopening of businesses and enterta...

New York Launches a Blockchain-Powered COVID-19 Passport
1 month ago

New York Launches a Blockchain-Powered COVID-19 Passport

New York will launch its blockchain-based COVID-19 passport next week.

Bitcoin Sell-Off Worsens as US Jobless Claims Hit Pandemic Low; What’s Next?
1 month ago

Bitcoin Sell-Off Worsens as US Jobless Claims Hit Pandemic Low; What’s Next?

Bitcoin edged lower Thursday after the jobless claims in the United States reached their lowest level of the pandemic, confirming that the country’s economy is recovering at a faster rate. The benchmark cryptocurrency fell to as low a...

Gambling tokens hit the jackpot as COVID-19 lockdowns drag on
2 months ago

Gambling tokens hit the jackpot as COVID-19 lockdowns drag on

Blockchain gambling and gaming projects have seen their token prices triple as the COVID-19 lockdowns alter the nature of entertainment. Glo...

Jack Dorsey’s first ever Tweet auctioned for $2.9mln in Eth, proceeds go to African Covid-19 relief
2 months ago

Jack Dorsey’s first ever Tweet auctioned for $2.9mln in Eth, proceeds go to African Covid-19 relief

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s first ever Tweet has been auctioned off for $2.9mln of Eth, with the proceeds to be donated to charity. Dorsey’s genesis Tweet, which was the first ever on Twitter, was listed on non-fungible token marketpl...

Post-COVID-19, Bitcoin & Co May Help UK Escape from Economic Funk
2 months ago

Post-COVID-19, Bitcoin & Co May Help UK Escape from Economic Funk

After the UK’s decidedly mixed response to the coronavirus pandemic, the nation has proven something of a frontrunner in all things vaccine-related, leading it to start easing out of its latest two-month-plus national lockdown on March 8...

Crypto Market Update on COVID-19 Crash-iversary
2 months ago

Crypto Market Update on COVID-19 Crash-iversary

This increasing demand for cryptocurrencies is evidenced by the explosive rise in prices across the crypto markets. While some have done considerably well, not every asset is seeing a seamless transition. Bitcoin (BTC) Exactly one year ago,...

New York governor Cuomo reveals COVID-19 pilot built on IBM blockchain
2 months ago

New York governor Cuomo reveals COVID-19 pilot built on IBM blockchain

Blockchain could play a crucial role in COVID-19 vaccination management as the globe starts to emerge from the crisis. A sense of relief has...

Moving beyond the crisis narrative: Crypto in a post-pandemic world
2 months ago

Moving beyond the crisis narrative: Crypto in a post-pandemic world

Over the last decade, crypto has weathered what feels like crisis after crisis. It’s time to think about what comes next. Everyone knows t...

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