Month: June 2021

Ethereum 2.0 is approaching what some are calling a major milestone in its short history — 6 million staked Ether (ETH). The Ethereum Launchpad, Ethereum 2.0’s portal for validators to stake their coins, shows some 5.9 million staked Ether and almost 180,000 validators powering the blockchain Wednesday. That averages out to just slightly more than
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The realm of metaverses is growing, with gaming, nonfungible tokens and contemporary performance art all contributing to create interactive and immersive digital-only ecosystems. “Welcome to Lobsteropolis District of Lobster Land” is the welcome notice that greets netizens upon entering Lobsteropolis city. Existing within the blockchain-based virtual world Decentraland, Lobsteropolis is a digital-only city based on
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The Australia Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is seeking public feedback on on crypto-asset exchange-traded products (ETPs), stating that it is aware of rising interest and demand in their launch on regulated Australian markets. In a consultation paper released June 30, the regulator said its top priority was to assess whether the “unique and ever evolving
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Bitcoin’s reliance on large-scale mining infrastructure and geographic concentration has been thrown into sharp relief by China’s recent mining crackdown. In May, China announced that it would be getting tough on crypto mining and trading as a response to financial risks. The nation’s crackdown on crypto is not new, rather it’s a reiteration of previous
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Ethereum investment products have experienced a record outflow of $50 million this past week, signaling bearish sentiment among institutional investors. According to the CoinShares’ “Digital Asset Fund Flows Weekly” report, Ether products have now experienced outflows for three consecutive weeks, with $64.3 million leaving the sector since the week ending June 6. Despite the drawdowns,
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Bitcoin (BTC) tackled resistance at $35,000 on June 29 as upward momentum began to resurface throughout cryptocurrency. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC price targets range high Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting 24-hour highs of $35,780 on Bitstamp on Tuesday. The pair put in 4.5% gains on the day,
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Ethereum is quickly becoming an integral part of the enterprise blockchain ecosystem. As more companies begin to leverage public networks for business, it’s important to keep in mind that the enterprise Ethereum space is still relatively new. Therefore, a number of developments are required before organizations can fully take advantage of the Ethereum blockchain.  For
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[embedded content] Reinhard Cate is committed to making a difference. Whether for his work colleagues, fellow parents, or migrants like his mother, he aims to always have a positive impact on other people’s lives.  That desire to make a difference is what led him to join Ripple as part of the marketing team in 2018.
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Finance blogger The FI Explorer didn’t invest in cryptocurrency in order to retire early — but unlike many of the newly minted crypto rich, he did set out to retire early.The FI Explorer, also known as Jason, is part of the FIRE community — financial independence, retire early — where adherents save up to 80%
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Major global interdealer broker TP ICAP is launching a cryptocurrency trading platform with Fidelity Investments and British banking giant Standard Chartered. TP ICAP’s upcoming crypto exchange is scheduled for launch in the second half of 2021 and will initially offer trading exclusively for Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s largest cryptocurrency, Reuters reported Tuesday. Other digital assets
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Elon Musk, the at-times controversial SpaceX founder and stop-and-go crypto supporter, voiced his support late Sunday for a set of major updates to the Dogecoin (DOGE) blockchain. The changes would drastically redesign the cryptocurrency’s software architecture and alter its token economics. The popular “joke crypto” appears to be gearing up to become a serious utility coin
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