07-APR-2020

4 months ago

Cashing In While Social Distancing: Simple Ways To Earn Free Bitcoin Between Your Netflix Binge Breaks – via CryptoDaily
This Coronavirus nonsense is getting a bit old and starting to wear on all of us by now. You’re not alone, we’re in this together. Ever since the virus has reached pandemonium, the global population [should] have collectively taken themselves out of circulation and kept social distance to cap the spread of COVID-19. The hope is that you are staying safe, are in good health and spirits as this phenomenon sweeps the globe and governments and businesses seek to reduce the spread. However, this does leave many stranded at home for large (and unknown) stretches of time, creating challenges that have never been faced before by our global society, like how much Tiger King or Better Call Saul can you watch in one sitting? While you take a break from reliving your college years of inspired Ramen cooking, you can make the most out of your time and easily earn free Bitcoin and other crypto while you weather the storm and watch Bitcoin increase in value. Here are the best and easiest opportunities available to do so.

4 months ago

Bitcoin’s Lightning ‘play’ with derivatives is a pitch far from perfect – via AMBCRYPTO
The debates around Bitcoin’s Lighting Network have continued to make headlines, despite the fact that it has been years since these first emerged. The 2nd layer payments protocol on the Bitcoin blockchain is supposed to solve Bitcoin‘s scaling issues and enable more payments in a faster and reliable manner. However, it has been reported that developers are now trying to conceptualize the idea of utilizing Lightning to peg with the value of BTC. However, the decentralization aspect behind this particular idea does raise a lot of major question marks.

4 months ago

Tesla Completes Blockchain Pilot to Speed China Imports Process – via Coindesk
U.S. electric car manufacturer Tesla is working with the Shanghai Port Group to test if blockchain can make the process of importing goods into China any easier. In an announcement Tuesday, blockchain-based logistics provider CargoSmart revealed Tesla, the Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) – the sole operator of the port – and Chinese cargo ship operator COSCO trialed a blockchain app that shortened the cargo release time and makes it easier for Tesla’s logistics teams to take ownership of goods once they are offloaded.

4 months ago

John McAfee Names Biggest Winner of COVID-19 Pandemic – via U.TODAY
Cybersecurity veteran and crypto aficionado John McAfee believes that China is the biggest winner of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has become the first country to lift lockdowns while the rest of the world remains in chaos. The coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei province. In early February, China locked down millions of people to curb the spread of the virus.

4 months ago

How Can You Tell if a Cryptocurrency Is a Scam? – via CRYPTOBRIEFING
If you’ve been around in the cryptocurrency space for a while, then chances are you’ll have come across your fair share of crypto scams. Projects likeBitconnect, OneCoin, and CentraTech have become notorious for their role in duping unsuspecting investors into handing over money for little more than smoke and mirrors.

4 months ago

Bitcoin Cash Halving Tomorrow: Will It Predict Bitcoin’s Future? – via beincrypto
Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the world’s fifth-biggest cryptocurrency asset by market cap, will be undergoing a halving tomorrow. With Bitcoin’s (BTC) third halving just over a month away, will BCH offer us a peek into what the future holds? Halving events are usually bullish as they essentially throttle the supply and historically have resulted in an increase in demand and prices. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc across the world’s economies, things are far from normal at the moment.

4 months ago

Bitcoin BTCUSD might soon plunge to below $4000; TA reveals Bearish pattern – via Coinnounce
Bitcoin has lately been on upward movement. However, the Technical charts of the BTCUSD indicate to a Bearish market, and the drop in prices might be sooner than one thinks. Bitcoin is currently trading at $7,377.38. The movement has lately been on the upside for the cryptocurrency. However, a closer look at the daily charts of the BTCUSD indicates that not everything is fancy about this upward movement.

4 months ago

New CLO Appointed For Kraken Exchange – via CryptoDaily
Kraken, the United States-based cryptocurrency platform has just recently appointed Marco Santori as the company’s new chief legal officer. This comes from an announcement published earlier this week on the 6th of April. Marco is known for his work in advising, litigating and creating new laws in the crypto space.

4 months ago

Crypto mining firm Bitfarms lays off staff citing coronavirus outbreak – via Coinnounce
Crypto mining firm Bitfarms revealed that it is laying off some of its staff due to the coronavirus pandemic. The cryptocurrency mining firm is listed on Canada’s TSX Venture Exchange. Bitfarms on Monday announced that the move is temporary in line with government guidance to help contain the spread of coronavirus. The crypto mining firm has also implemented permanent measures to reduce overhead costs to maintain the long term viability.

4 months ago

Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX launches staking service with up to 10% interest – via Coinnounce
Crypto exchange giant BitMEX has launched a staking program to reward its clients for holding digital currencies on the platform. Traders on the exchange can earn up to 10 percent of annual interest on proof-of-stake tokens.

4 months ago

Peer-to-Peer Crypto Exchange Paxful Now Lets You Trade Bitcoin for Gold – via Coindesk
CEO Ray Youssef said the new service comes in direct response to user requests, offering a swap option and a transfer procedure. Parties first negotiate terms, including if the gold transfer will happen in person and where. The bitcoin (BTC) holder then sends the agreed-upon funds into a Paxful escrow, where it sits until the gold holder confirms bullion transfer and the counterparty confirms receipt. At that point Paxful releases the bitcoin. All this must happen within 21 days of payment initiation or the parties enter dispute arbitration.

4 months ago

Google Searches for ‘Bitcoin Halving’ Surge as BTC’s Price Recovers – via CRYPTOGLOBE
Google searches for Bitcoin’s upcoming halving event have been surging over the last few months, presumably as investors gain interest in the event that will cut the cryptocurrency’s inflation in half. According to data from Google Trends, interest for the flagship cryptocurrency’s halving has been growing rapidly since mid-2018 and has already surpassed the search interest seen back in 2016, when Bitcoin underwent its second halving event. The trend was first spotted by Arcane Research, which pointed out interest is “approaching levels twice as high” as those seen in 2016.

4 months ago

Analyzing Bitcoin’s 2018 Correction in Order to Predict the Bottom – via beincrypto
The Bitcoin price has been in a long-term correction since reaching $13,880 on June 24, 2019. The pattern of the correction shares some similarities with that after the price reached its current all-time high in December 2017. Cryptocurrency trader and analyst @altcoinSherpa tweeted a scenario in which the BTC price has yet to reach a bottom. Parallels can be drawn between the current BTC movement and that in April 2018, slightly before the price broke down to reach the $3,300 bottom in December of the same year. If so, the price will soon reach a local high before moving to the downside for the majority of 2020.

4 months ago

Brendan Blumer Makes Global Crypto Prediction: ‘Hold On To Your Seats’ – via U.TODAY
Brendan Blumer, entrepreneur, investor and CEO of the Block.one team behind EOS.IO software, admires the context the global economic situation provides for the future blockchain and crypto breakthrough. According to Mr. Blumer, the situation today is much more attractive than it has ever been. As a result, the whole world will see the full power of crypto in the next 24 months.

4 months ago

Why Crypto Projects Are Probably Your Safest Financial Move. – via CryptoDaily
The past few weeks have been a wild ride within international financial markets. Not since the economic crash of 2008, have financial markets seen this much negative movement. Especially, after such an extended period of relative growth and stability. Some charts even position the current drop in global stock markets as surpassing the great crash of 1929.

4 months ago

Ethereum remains undervalued despite hike, suggests MVRV ratio – via AMBCRYPTO
Ethereum’s market was met by a lot of upward momentum on 6 April, with the movement helping the spot price of the digital asset, while also reinstating confidence in the market. The price of the world’s largest altcoin got a boost of 22.29% over a period of 24-hours and was being traded at $172.17, at press time. However, as per observations by data provider Glassnode, the MVRV ratio of Ethereum is under 1.

4 months ago

DeFi Ecosystem Recovers After Black Thursday: Analyst – via U.TODAY
In the past five weeks in the DeFi (decentralized financial applications) sphere, something happened that every staker Token holder and lender will hope to forget. The drop in total value locked in DeFi was even worse than the Ethereum (ETH) price decline.

4 months ago

Microsoft helps Hospitals fight Ransomware amid Coronavirus Pandemic – via COINTELEGRAPH
Global computing conglomerate Microsoft is notifying hospitals that are vulnerable to ransomware attacks to help prevent healthcare institutions from becoming overwhelmed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm also published recommendations to hospitals for securing their systems and preventing ransomware attacks on April 1.

4 months ago

Crypto Events for today – via COINDAR
1. DigiFinex Cash (DFC) – Derivatives Trading Platform Beta
2. OAX (OAX) – AMA
3. FuturoCoin (FTO) – Hard Fork
4. ARPA Chain (ARPA) – Listing on Hanbitco

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