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Apr 14 2021

Superstar DJ Gareth Emery’s NFT Debut: Lasers on the Blockchain

A Gareth Emery show is an absolute spectacle–a bombardment of lasers, music, and energy so grand it could convince an extraplanetary species to initiate war preparations. Short of stimulating a galactic war economy, Gareth Emery’s shows, adequately named...

Mar 30 2021

Space Yacht Founder LondonBridge: 6 Tips for NFT Creators

Space Yacht started as a small back-alley industry party behind a Los Angeles speakeasy in 2015. It has since blossomed into a renowned tastemaker for the electronic music industry, hosting weekly residencies and events worldwide with over 150 shows per year. Space Yacht’s Founders, Rami Perlman and Henry Lu, who met at one of the early parties, embraced the concept of NFTs and...

Mar 17 2021

The 3 Best Ethereum Mining Pool Options

Mar 17 2021 Published at CoinCentral under tags  articles ethereum investments

Choosing the Best Ethereum Mining Pool So, you’ve heard that mining Ethereum can be a profitable business and may have bought a mining rig. Your next step should be to join an Ethereum mining pool. Mining pools are simply groups of...

Mar 05 2021

Aave vs. Compound: Which DeFi Lending Platform is Better?

Aave and Compound are two of the most popular cryptocurrency lending protocols with competitive rates. As such, Aave and Compound are frequently compared. Aave’s rise from its early days as ETHlend and its growing influence in the DeFi (Decentralized Finance) space makes for an impressive narrative. The upstart platform often battles and sometimes even bests the upper echelon of...

Feb 25 2021

What is NBA Top Shot? A Booming Blockchain-based Market of NFTs

NBA NFTs are one of the most active intersections between the cryptocurrency digital asset and collectible ecosystems, and the closest NFTs have come to the mainstream (so far.) Created by Dapper Labs, the NFT token standard makes the act of collecting, storing, and trading digital assets a much...

Feb 17 2021

A $100,000 Bitcoin is Not a Meme Anymore

About three years ago, Morgan Stanley analyst James Faucette and his team sent a note to its clients about Bitcoin. In the paper, the group suggested that the actual value of the benchmark cryptocurrency, which was trading around $13,500 at that time, might be zero. Mr. Faucette might have been right to a point. The year...

Feb 01 2021

GameStop’s Short Squeeze and What It Means for Bitcoin

Who wins when an army of red ants attack a big-bulky elephant? That is pretty much the fight between retail traders and hedge funds as they attempt to make profits from an unloved GameStop stock. Bonus: it does leave a lot to grasp for the emerging Bitcoin industry. A Little Background For months, some Reddit users—led by an alpha going by the pseudonym...

Jan 28 2021

What is Dogecoin: The World’s Most Valuable Joke or Speculative Altcoin?

Jan 28 2021 Published at CoinCentral under tags  articles dogecoin

Dogecoin is an open source peer-to-peer digital currency. Part meme, part functional token, part legend in the cryptocurrency community, Dogecoin makes for an interesting case study. Dogecoin is like the class comedian who got kicked out of school for making jokes who ended up becoming a billionaire anyway. While it’s easy to dismiss...

Jan 15 2021

What is Tether? Is the USDT Stablecoin Legit?

Jan 15 2021 Published at CoinCentral under tags  articles tether usdt

Tether is a cryptocurrency pegged to traditional fiat currencies and backed 1:1 by reserves of these traditional currencies held in accounts under Tether’s control. There are currently Tether tokens backed by US Dollars (denoted by the symbol USD₮) and by Euros (denoted by EUR₮...

Jan 12 2021

Should You Use Multiple Cryptocurrency Wallets?

As more people enter the cryptocurrency ecosystem than ever, it’s important to rehash a few common concerns about keeping cryptocurrency safe. Many beginner to intermediate-level users wonder whether or not they should have a dedicated cryptocurrency wallet for each digital asset. One of the best ways to guarantee security, beyond...

Jan 06 2021

Why Are NFTs Trending? Exploring the Growth of NFT Collectibles

NFTs boast a variety of uses, but their application to gaming, in particular, is gaining traction. Each year, players spend billions of dollars on virtual assets (like Fortnite skins) to enhance their digital experience. The problem is that with these assets held on company servers, players don’t actually own them. If the game shuts down, or you get tired of playing it, those...

Dec 18 2020

Global Party Brand Space Yacht Joins the Crypto Art Space with NFTs

Dec 18 2020 Published at CoinCentral under tags  art articles cryptocurrency art nft

Space Yacht started as a small music industry party in the back alley of a Los Angeles speakeasy in 2015, and has since become a heat-seeker for the next-up of dance music talent. Before COVID kneecapped the industry, the tastemaking brand had been running weekly residencies and events internationally, throwing 150 shows per year. Its approach to events took the world by storm...

Dec 11 2020

[Updated] Does Bitcoin’s Enhancing Anonymity Mean Doomsday for Privacy Coins?

Dec 11 2020 Published at CoinCentral under tags  articles bitcoin dash monero privacy coins

In the early stages of Bitcoin development, most cryptocurrency enthusiasts tended to think that the original digital currency offered them complete anonymity and they could make purchases with this type of “new money” without revealing their identities. The level of Bitcoin’s privacy was often compared to that of Swiss bank clients. However, that was far from the case. Is Bitcoin anonymous? Bitcoin transactions...

Dec 10 2020

What is the Bitcoin Halvening and Why It Matters

The Bitcoin Halvening (or halving) is a significant moment in Bitcoin’s history. Bitcoin’s Halvening is a pre-programmed event that protects Bitcoin from inflation and helps ensure a degree of scarcity for the digital asset....

Dec 04 2020

Exploring ShapeShift’s “Project” Rainfall: HODL FOX, Get Free USDC

Dec 04 2020 Published at CoinCentral under tags  articles dex rainfall shapeshift

ShapeShift recently released a nifty new feature called Rainfall, which rewards ShapeShift users simply for using the platform. Here’s how Rainfall works: The entire system is based on holding...

Nov 29 2020

Huobi Exchange Review: How Does the Seychelles-Based Exchange Stack Up?

Meaning “currency” in Mandarin Chinese, Huobi consistently ranks as one of the world’s top ten largest exchanges by trade volume. In this article, we look at everything you need to know as a potential Huobi user. Let's examine fees, fund security, customer experience and more. Huobi Exchange Key Information...

Bitcoin’s Drop Has Done Little in Shaking Its Bullish Momentum

Nov 29 2020 Published at CoinStats Blog under tags  articles bitcoin btcusd cryptocurrency

Bitcoin has a crucial task ahead to determine whether its record-setting bull run in 2020 is a repeat of 2017's pump-and-dump scenario or its first step towards a long-term ascent. In the last seven days, the benchmark cryptocurrency signaled the former. Its price took a beating, falling more than 30 percent from its yearly high... The post Bitcoin's Drop Has Done Little in...

Nov 11 2020

Celsius Network CEO Alex Mashinsky Is Moving from VoIP to MoIP

Alex Mashinsky, Celsius Network CEO You may not recognize the name, but Alex Mashinsky has most likely...

Nov 10 2020

Uber’s First Political Advisor Looks to Tackle Mobile Voting with Blockchain

Bradley Tusk envisions a future where politicians lead for the majority of people, rather than just those who make it to polling places. Tusk, who advised several high-growth startups such as Uber, Lemonade, and Eaze on politics and regulation is a major proponent of mobile voting for local and national elections, and he thinks blockchain can help make it a reality. In the...

Nov 07 2020

Michelle Phan: YouTube Star, Beauty Mogul, Bitcoin Bull

Nov 07 2020 Published at CoinCentral under tags  articles bitcoin interview lolli

There are very few people in the world that can talk about makeup, entrepreneurship, and cryptocurrency like Michelle Phan. Michelle has grown a loyal base of supporters, numbering over 8.9 million subscribers on YouTube today, with her makeup tutorial videos that have collectively racked up over a billion views. In 2011, Michelle...

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