Shaurya Malwa

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Dec 02 2020

How much is Square up from its Bitcoin investment?

Dec 02 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd investments

After more than a decade since its inception in late-2008, Bitcoin has seen a massive rise from being an obscure internet currency used by drug dealers and shut-ins to a formidable asset class that attracts billions of dollars in trading volume each day. 2020 has also emerged as a historic year for Bitcoin. It has gone from a retail trading tool to an...

Dec 01 2020

Are you really SAFU? The “coldest” crypto wallet wants to know

Dec 01 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption wallets

“Coldest” crypto wallet brand NGRAVE has launched a questionnaire campaign for crypto investors as the broader market picks up. The brand, known for its hard wallets, is quizzing people on how secure they think their crypto investments are and is giving out prizes based on the responses. What makes NGRAVE the "coldest" Founded by Ruben...

Coinbase to support ETH 2.0 rewards as beacon chain goes live

Dec 01 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  eth 2.0 ethusd

Crypto exchange Coinbase rolled out support for the upcoming ETH 2.0 upgrade, as per an announcement on Monday. Users can then stake their coins at the exchange and reap rewards without the need to run their own nodes....

How this new VC brings on-chain fund management to the YFLink ecosystem

Dec 01 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi investments linkusd

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) can present a new paradigm for various old-world ideologies (except for ones that involve iced teas). Popular examples include the managing and rejigging of supply chain models, borderless identity processing, management of credit and lending, and even collateralizing principal amounts and debts for additional usage....

Nov 30 2020

No. of Ethereum nodes surpasses Bitcoin’s for the first time

Nov 30 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  ethusd technology

Ethereum is booming and how. The so-called “world’s decentralized computer” has now surpassed Bitcoin in terms of the total nodes, new data showed. Ethereum's node crusade Data from Ethereum node service and technology company Bitfly...

Nov 27 2020

Why the Russian Prime Minister wants to “protect” Bitcoin and crypto users

Nov 27 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd regulation

Russia has enjoyed an on-and-off relationship with cryptocurrencies, with ever-changing regulations and official perceptions fluctuating between periods of yes crypto and no crypto. But a...

Nov 26 2020

Wanna win a Bitcoin? Challenger bank Revolut is making that possible this Black Friday

Nov 26 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd

It's the festive season and that time of the year where new deals, business offers, discounts, buy one get two free, and (err..and even scams?) offers light up internet buyers around the world. And this time…Bitcoin’s on offer too. Win Bitcoin!...

BTC dumps as Coinbase CEO mentions US regulations for crypto wallets

Nov 26 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd price watch regulation wallets

Veterans will say it’s the same story in a different dress. Bitcoin has, historically, been met by regulatory “FUD” or the prospects of a ban whenever the asset’s prices go parabolic. This was last seen in 2017 when China said it would “ban Bitcoin,” causing a near 30% drop in prices then. A similar pattern has emerged this time, but with the US...

Nov 25 2020

The TIE’s Joshua Frank on why long-term Bitcoin predictions are BS

Nov 25 2020 Published at CryptoSlate

If you’ve been in the Bitcoin game long enough, you probably wake to new price targets daily, each more outrageous than the last one. But Bitcoin somehow manages to meet, and exceed, those ever since its inception back in 2008. The asset went from being worth a penny to a dollar to hundreds of dollars and trades at $19,000 as of today. These...

Avalanche’s (AVAX) bridge to Ethereum enters ‘final phase’ of testing

Nov 25 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  ethusd technology

Avalanche, the highly-scalable, open-source platform for launching decentralized finance (DeFi) applications, has begun the final phase of testing of a bridge to connect its ecosystem to Ethereum, it said in a release shared with CryptoSlate. When deployed to the mainnet, the bridge will open a gateway for simple, secure transfers of assets between...

This upcoming 45 billion token airdrop is one of the reasons why retail is pumping XRP

Nov 25 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  price watch trading xrpusd

XRP has gone up over 60% in the past week, and over 100% compared to two months ago. But what’s driving up interest in the payments protocol? An upcoming airdrop seems to be the likely answer. Enter Flare Network and SPARK tokens Flare Network, a smart contract network, announced its airdrop to XRP holders...

Nov 24 2020

US Fed: Privacy concerns in “Big Tech” are good for state-backed digital currencies

Nov 24 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  privacy stablecoins

Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York suggest that privacy concerns at “Big Tech” firms like Facebook—which are developing their own digital currencies—could help position Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) as a better alternative. The economists,...

Nov 23 2020

U.S. feds forget to seize $400k in Bitcoin forks

Nov 23 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd regulation

Crypto research firm Coinfirm has found that US authorities have left “substantial funds” left on various cryptocurrency wallets seized from criminals over the years, as a result of multiple “forks” that issued newer cryptocurrencies that traded on public markets. The firm traced a majority of such funds back to a Silk Road...

“Bitcoin shortage”: PayPal bought 70% of all mined BTC last month

Nov 23 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd

Crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital revealed global payments processor PayPal purchased over 70% of all Bitcoin mined in the past month, as per an investor letter published last week....

Nov 21 2020

Golem, one of Ethereum’s first ICOs, just announced its migration to ERC20

Nov 21 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  altcoins gntusd price watch technology

Golem announced its token migration earlier this week. The blockchain was one of the first ICOs on Ethereum, raising $8.6 million in 29 minutes and setting the precedent for thousands of other ICOs in the years since. Its token will now change from the current...

Nov 20 2020

Softbank CEO sold Bitcoin at a $130m loss after getting “too distracted”

Nov 20 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd investments price watch

Masayoshi Son’s not having the greatest of years in recent times. His storied $50 billion venture fund saw massive losses in 2019, with budding startups WeWork and Uber seeing devaluations of billions of dollars on their mark up prices. But Son’s personal investments didn’t do so well...

U.S. regulators crackdown on 15 Bitcoin and forex scammers in “sweeping action”

Nov 20 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd regulation scams

Texan regulators filed charges against 15 illicit investment platforms advertising false crypto, forex, and binary options investments, as per a Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) release shared with CryptoSlate. A total of three...

Here’s everything you must know about Verizon’s new blockchain product that battles fake news

Nov 20 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption technology

Verizon announced the launch of Full Transparency, a blockchain-based, open- source newsroom product last month as per a release shared with CryptoSlate. It is designed to raise the bar for corporate... unveils 5% rewards on Uniswap and Polkadot staking

Nov 20 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption defi dotusd uniusd

Hong Kong-based unveiled its rewards program for Uniswap and Polkadot, two premier DeFi projects, in an announcement earlier this week. Staking and passive earning are the currently-leading narratives of the burgeoning...

Nov 19 2020

Uniswap (UNI) liquidity falls 50% as incentives end, funds flow to Sushiswap (SUSHI)

Nov 19 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi ethusd uniusd

Customer loyalty is a myth in the decentralized finance (DeFi), at least in current times. As liquidity incentives ended on decentralized exchange protocol Uniswap, the platform saw an exodus of Ethereum and other tokens to rivals like Sushiswap and others, data from multiple sources...

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