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Billionaire drops Ethereum from his portfolio, keeps VeChain
8 months ago

Billionaire drops Ethereum from his portfolio, keeps VeChain

Ethereum has been booted from billionaire Jim Breyer’s crypto investments, while rival VeChain remains intact.

Q2 historically generated large gains for Bitcoin, but this time may be different
8 months ago

Q2 historically generated large gains for Bitcoin, but this time may be different

Historically, the Bitcoin price has tended to increase in the second quarter of every year. In the past six years, with the exception of 2018, BTC’s price has increased by 80 percent on average from April to June. However, 2018 was an...

Binance inks CoinMarketCap acquisition during a global dealmaking freeze
8 months ago

Binance inks CoinMarketCap acquisition during a global dealmaking freeze

Quick Takes Binance’s acquisition of crypto data site CoinMarketCap is one of the biggest deals in the ecosystem to date It’s a notable deal given that it comes amid a global freeze in mergers and acquisitions  The Block’...

One million PC owners combine their GPU power to fight COVID-19
8 months ago

One million PC owners combine their GPU power to fight COVID-19

Volunteers have donated over one exaflop of processing power to Folding@Home, making it the world’s fastest supercomputer.

Determining if Bitcoin’s Current Pattern is Bullish or Bearish
8 months ago

Determining if Bitcoin’s Current Pattern is Bullish or Bearish

Since taking a significant move to the downside on March 12, the Bitcoin price has been trading in a range between $4,800-$6,800. The price reached the resistance line on March 25 and has been decreasing since. Well-known trader @Mesawine1 ...

Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Director on What DLT Startups Need to Succeed
8 months ago

Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Director on What DLT Startups Need to Succeed

Cointelegraph spoke to the UC Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator’s director to find out what the blockchain incubator offers aspiring DLT startups. The Berkele...

Hashoshi: Buy Bitcoin Now Or Wait? DeFi, Crypto Adoption, etc. (Crypto Over Coffee Ep.9)
8 months ago

Hashoshi: Buy Bitcoin Now Or Wait? DeFi, Crypto Adoption, etc. (Crypto Over Coffee Ep.9)

Buy Bitcoin Now Or Wait? DeFi, Crypto Adoption, etc. (Crypto Over Coffee Ep.9) In this episode of Crypto Over Coffee, Hashoshi breaks down whether you should buy bitcoin now or wait, a critical DeFi vulnerability, ChainLink partnerships, ne...

Non-custodial exchange volume hit an all-time high in March
8 months ago

Non-custodial exchange volume hit an all-time high in March

The total volume of non-custodial or "decentralized" exchanges (DEXs) hit an all-time high of $668 million in March, according to Dune Analytics. The post Non-custodial exchange volume hit an all-time high in March appeared first on The Blo...

Bitcoin Creator Also Founded Monero, New Research Suggests
8 months ago

Bitcoin Creator Also Founded Monero, New Research Suggests

While no one knows who’s behind the Satoshi Nakamoto name, a research document suggests that the Bitcoin creator might have also developed another cryptocurrency – Monero. Nakamoto Had Motives to Improve Bitcoin’s Algorithm New resear...

Will New P2P Legislation Hurt South Korean DeFi Industry?
8 months ago

Will New P2P Legislation Hurt South Korean DeFi Industry?

South Korean decentralized finance (DeFi) players have called for calm after some experts claimed that forthcoming legislation could effectively hamstring the nation’s fledgling DeFi market. Many industry insiders have expressed alarm ov...

Bitcoin Core code gets buried inside an Arctic mountain
8 months ago

Bitcoin Core code gets buried inside an Arctic mountain

For the next 1,000 years, the Bitcoin Core code will be buried in an Arctic mountain, GitHub has revealed. Set in an icy Svalbard mountain in Norway, the location is […]

Crypto Giant Binance Poised to Acquire CoinMarketCap, $400,000,000 Price Tag Likely: Report
8 months ago

Crypto Giant Binance Poised to Acquire CoinMarketCap, $400,000,000 Price Tag Likely: Report

Global Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange Binance is reportedly in the final changes of acquiring crypto market data provider CoinMarketCap (CMC), the leading platform for comprehensive data aggregation on crypto prices, market capitalizat...

Cannabis Shops Are Using Zap’s Lightning App During Coronavirus Cash Crunch
8 months ago

Cannabis Shops Are Using Zap’s Lightning App During Coronavirus Cash Crunch

The Lightning Network startup now offers fiat-friendly bitcoin payment tools. Cannabis dispensaries in Colorado are an early proving ground.

Bitcoin Forks: You Wont Believe How Many There Actually Are
8 months ago

Bitcoin Forks: You Wont Believe How Many There Actually Are

We all know what Bitcoin forks are, right? Like BCH, BTG, maybe a couple of others… Actually, there’s a staggering amount of forked projects. Find out just how many below. What Are Bitcoin Forks Again? Just for a very quick reca...

Zero Interest Rates Could Hamper the Stablecoin Business
8 months ago

Zero Interest Rates Could Hamper the Stablecoin Business

Negative interest rates will force stablecoins to look at their fee structures and cut costs. Only the fittest will survive, says our columnist.

PayPal to Make New Blockchain, AML Hire in New York
8 months ago

PayPal to Make New Blockchain, AML Hire in New York

Payments giant PayPal could be set to take another dip into the world of blockchain – as it is set to recruit a director for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Blockchain Strategy for its New York office. Per the now-expired job posting pub...

Three Key Reasons Why Bitcoin Could Plunge Below $5,000 in April
8 months ago

Three Key Reasons Why Bitcoin Could Plunge Below $5,000 in April

Bitcoin prices plunged sharply over the first three months of the year as concerns about the global coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the economy grew. The benchmark cryptocurrency closed the year’s first quarter at a 10.53 perce...

France’s central bank begins experimenting with digital euro
8 months ago

France’s central bank begins experimenting with digital euro

The central bank of France has launched an experimental program to test the integration of digital euro in settlement procedures. The post France’s central bank begins experimenting with digital euro appeared first on The Block.

 Bitcoin (BTC) Price Targets $5,500 Before Bullish Reversal
8 months ago

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Targets $5,500 Before Bullish Reversal

Traders are sharing their short-term Bitcoin price forecasts, believing that BTC will decline before making a V-reverse

HIVE Blockchain to Double Bitcoin Mining Capacity Through $2.8M Share Deal
8 months ago

HIVE Blockchain to Double Bitcoin Mining Capacity Through $2.8M Share Deal

HIVE shares have increased 10 percent since the deal to acquire a bitcoin mining farm in Canada became public.

Cardano's Byron Reboot Goes Live, Paving Way to Shelley Mainnet
8 months ago

Cardano's Byron Reboot Goes Live, Paving Way to Shelley Mainnet

Proof-of-stake blockchain Cardano went live with its Byron reboot yesterday, March 30, as the project prepares its transition to the Shelley mainnet. Proof-o...

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