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Mar 05 2021

Dallas Mavericks Will Accept Dogecoin Payments for Tickets & Merchandise

Mar 05 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  dallas doge dogecoin mavericks news

The Dallas Mavericks, a professional basketball team based in Dallas, has announced that it will be the first NBA team to accept Dogecoin as a payment method, allowing crypto holders and fans to buy tickets and merchandise using the popular cryptocurrency. The decision is the result of BitPays announcement of the rollout of Dogecoin payments [...] The post Dallas Mavericks Will Accept Dogecoin...

Mar 04 2021

Enjin Unveils Plans to Become a Multi-chain Ecosystem for NFTS

Mar 04 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  enjin gaming nft nfts

Enjin, the blockchain gaming platform, has announced its plans to launch new solutions designed to remove gas prices and support cross-platform Non- Fungible Tokens (NFTs). Named JumpNet and Efinitiy, these solutions will be launched later this year to allow users to easily mint and transfer tokens between multiple networks without having to pay for gas in [...] The post Enjin Unveils Plans to Become...

Elrond & Reef Finance Team Up for Greater Connectivity & Liquidity

Mar 04 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  defi elrond reef

Elrond and Reef Finance are working together to offer connectivity in the DeFi ecosystem at rock bottom prices. Until now, DeFi has been synonymous with Ethereum, which has led to high transaction costs. While these high costs aren't a big deal for wealthy traders, DeFi was also designed to allow people to access financial services [...] The post Elrond & Reef Finance Team...

Cook Protocol: Decentralized Asset Management Platform

Mar 04 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  cook cook finance defi guides

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has become one of the most popular uses of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, providing users around the world with access to financial services and new means to generate gains on their assets. Cook Protocol is making DeFi more accessible, and simple to understand (PDF). For many, DeFi continues to be a difficult [...] The post Cook Protocol: Decentralized Asset Management...

Apple Pay Users Can Now Buy COTI Via Simplex

Mar 04 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  apple pay coti fintech simplex

Simplex has now added Apple Pay as a supported payment method, allowing its users to use the popular digital payment app to buy COTI more simply. With 45% of Americans owning an iPhone and Apple dominating 11% of the world mobile market, Apple pay has become one of the most used apps for paying for [...] The post Apple Pay Users Can Now...

[Updated] Best Cryptocurrency Tax Software: Complete Guide to the Top Options

The rise of the cryptocurrency industry, alongside the high profits that people can earn through the purchase, trade, and investment of digital currencies have encouraged governments throughout the world to update their taxation policies, in order to take crypto-based profits into account. However, cryptocurrencies are very dynamic, whereas keeping track of all transactions for taxation [...] The post Best Cryptocurrency Tax Software: Complete...

Mar 03 2021

Amazon Adds Support for Ethereum on Amazon Managed Blockchain

Mar 03 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  amazon eth ethereum

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s subsidiary in charge of cloud computing services, has announced that the Ethereum Network has now been integrated to allow users to provision Ethereum nodes and connect to the network in a matter of minutes. The service only supported Hyperledger in the past but will now also support not only Ethereum’s [...] The post Amazon Adds Support for Ethereum...

Autonomous Vehicles: GM, Ford & Constellation Network Develop Data Sharing Standard

Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) members General Motors (GM), Ford, and Constellation Network have all agreed to develop a new way for autonomous vehicles to share information in the coming years. As a part of the effort, the working group that includes GM, Ford, and Constellation Network, has created a wide-reaching document that will help [...] The post Autonomous Vehicles: GM, Ford &...

Mar 02 2021

OpenSea Guide: Buy, Sell & Mint Your Own NFTs

Mar 02 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  guides nft nfts opensea

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are quickly becoming one of the hottest digital commodities. While not exactly new, the typically Ethereum-based tokens are quickly breaking into the crypto mainstream. One of the more compelling platforms out there for buying and selling NFTs is OpenSea. The site acts not only as a marketplace and auction site, it [...] The post OpenSea Guide: Buy, Sell &...

Bullish: Citi Claims Bitcoin is “At The Tipping Point” to Become Mainstream

Mar 02 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  bitcoin btc citi citi bank finance

Citigroup, one of the big four financial institutions in the United States, has recently published a report titled “Bitcoin: At The Tipping Point” in which the organization claims that cryptocurrencies are ready to become mainstream. The report was officially published on March 1st at a time when companies like Tesla, Paypal, Twitter, and Mastercard have [...] The post Bullish: Citi Claims Bitcoin is...

Mar 01 2021

Cardano Prepares for Mary Fork as ADA Breaks $40 Billion Market Cap

Mar 01 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  ada cardano news

The Cardano blockchain is now the third-largest project by market capitalization as its mainnet gets ready for the deployment of the latest upgrade, adding native assets functionality and Babel fees. The network’s native cryptocurrency saw its price spike to $1.48 on February 27th to reach a new all-time high at a time when most of [...] The post Cardano Prepares for Mary Fork...

XinFin: Enterprise Ready Hybrid Blockchain For Global Trade & Finance

Mar 01 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  guides xinfin

Financial applications of blockchain technology have been one of the most rapidly growing sectors of the industry since the start of the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) movement. XinFin has created new ways (PDF) to make DeFi work on a larger scale. This application takes advantage of the trustless nature of smart contracts to facilitate financial transactions [...] The post XinFin: Enterprise Ready Hybrid Blockchain...

Nexo Guide: A Full Suite of Crypto-Focused Retail Banking Services

Mar 01 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  fintech guides nexo nexo review

Despite the tumultuous year we had in 2020, cryptocurrencies have still managed to surface as one of the best-performing asset classes. Considering this rising popularity, there are numerous solutions emerging that allow you to grow your digital currency holdings. If you have cryptocurrencies sitting idle in your wallet, it might be the right time to [...] The post Nexo Guide: A Full Suite...

Atani Crypto Platform: Trade Securely on 20+ Different Exchanges

Mar 01 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  atani atani exchange exchanges guides

Atani, previously known as “Etoshi”, is a crypto trading platform that offers an inclusive package to traders, from access to multiple exchanges, simple and user-friendly transactions to a built-in tax auditing report. The platform is working to make crypto trading simple, and creating a simple and low-cost trading environment. Thanks to that, Atani users can [...] The post Atani Crypto Platform: Trade Securely...

Feb 26 2021

Brave Browser to Add DEX Aggregator as DeFi Continues to Grow

Feb 26 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  bat brave defi news

The privacy-focused web browser Brave Browser announced its plans to enable token swaps in its software by launching its own decentralized exchange (DEX) and Layer-2 solution to facilitate access to its users to Decentralized Finance (DeFi). The addition of a DEX to the Brave ecosystem aims to provide added value to both Brave and Basic [...] The post Brave Browser to Add DEX...

Feb 25 2021

Chainlink Off-Chain Reporting (OCR) Goes Live: Boosts Efficiency of Network

Feb 25 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  chainlink ethereum link ocr

The popular oracle network Chainlink announced the launch of Chainlink Off- Chain Reporting (OCR) on February 24th, which is a highly anticipated upgrade that has been months in the making. Chainlink claims that OCR will not only significantly improve the efficiency of the network’s data computing but it will also reduce costs by up to 90% [...] The post Chainlink Off-Chain Reporting (OCR) Goes...

Feb 24 2021

Jack Dorsey Doubles Down on Bitcoin With $170 Million Investment

Feb 24 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  bitcoin jack dorsey square twitter

Jack Dorsey donated 1 BTC to Bitcoin research and development center Brink as Square, the financial company he founded and directs, invest $170 million in Bitcoin. The social media company he directs made the news recently when its CFO, Ned Segal, stated that Twitter had been considering allowing its employees to ask to be paid [...] The post Jack Dorsey Doubles Down on...

Feb 23 2021

Nyan Cat NFT Sells for Over $500k as NFT Craze Continues

Feb 23 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  meme nft nfts nyan cat

The Nyan Cat animation was initially uploaded to YouTube back in 2011 and achieved viral fame ever since. Now, a remastered version for its 10th anniversary has been auctioned via NFT platform Foundation for 300 Ether, about $515,817. The original video has reached over 185 million views on YouTube and spawned multiple iterations of the [...] The post Nyan Cat NFT Sells for...

Feb 22 2021

Ripple is Officially a Registered Business in Wyoming USA

Feb 22 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  business ripple xrp

Ripple submitted the initial filling back on February 11th of 2020, according to the Wyoming Secretary of State website, and is now an active limited liability company registered in the state under the name Ripple Markets WY LLC. While there are still no indications that Ripple is planning to move its headquarters from San Francisco, [...] The post Ripple is Officially a Registered...

Delta Financial: New Project Working to Revolutionize Decentralized Finance

Feb 22 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  defi delta guides

Delta Financial is the latest project by CORE as a tool to improve the liquidity of decentralized option markets, as well as the coreDEX ecosystem. Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has been one of the most popular and prolific niches in the crypto world in recent months but has suffered from scalability and performance issues as demand [...] The post Delta Financial: New Project Working...