Tag: blockchain

Apr 10 2021

Polkadot, What’s Polkadot? A Brief Introduction

The Polkadot name has been in common usage for a long time now. You might have heard it generally or you might have heard that a certain project is building on it. But, what is Polkadot and why do you hear the name often nowadays? Let’s dive in. Simply put, Polkadot is a bridge to connect different blockchains. Launched in 2016 and run...

Apr 09 2021

Are NFTs a Good Long Term Investment? On Ownership & Long-term Viability

Some NFT prices are falling. Is this the first indication of what is to come in the future?

What $1.8 Billion in Q1 Revenue Means for Coinbase’s Direct Listing

Apr 09 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin blockchain coin coinbase

Larry Cermak, director of research at The Block, discusses the upcoming Coinbase direct listing in light of the exchange’s recently released Q1 revenue hitting an impressive $1.8 billion. In this episode, Larry talks about: significant takeaways from Coinbase’s Q1 results (1:04)...

Apr 08 2021

Dusk Network Announces First Conference

Apr 08 2021 Published at Blockmanity under tags  blockchain

Following a successful business year in 2020, Dusk Network has announced the details of its first-ever conference. The event, tagged DuskCon, will be held on April 9, 2021, and will be streamed live entirely...

DeFi’s TVL Added $35B in Q1 2021. What’s Next for Decentralized Finance?

DeFi is exploding in 2021. Is the current level of interest and capital influx sustainable?

Gate.io Guide: How To Automate Trading!

It's incredibly hard to day trade regularly with the busy schedules and the tiring effort required to continually execute series of trading orders. Some time ago, you needed to integrate an external bot with your exchange account, if you wanted to automate trading, which came with it's own set...

Apr 07 2021

Apr 06 2021

What Are DeFi Crypto Coins? – An Explanation Of The Important Concepts

Crypto has taken a turn for the better and now DeFi crypto coins are all the rage. But, what are they? In this article, we attempt to explain the fundamental properties of DeFi crypto coins or DeFi tokens and present a brief explanation of their important concepts....

Crypto Regulations in the UK at a “Tipping Point”: CryptoUK’s Ian Taylor

The chair of the self-regulatory trade association for the UK cryptoasset industry speaks.

Mark Cuban on Why He Thinks ETH Is a Better Store of Value Than Bitcoin

Apr 06 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin blockchain cbdc crypto

Mark Cuban -- billionaire investor, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and Shark Tank “shark” -- shares his thoughts on the Ethereum vs. BTC debate, issues with DeFi, and how NFTs could change content distribution. Tune in to hear Mark talk about… why ETH is a better store of value than BTC (1:08)...

Bank of Japan Set to Begin Experimenting with CBDC

Earlier today, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) announced that it began experimenting with the possibility of issuing its own central-bank digital currency (CBDC). The central bank first entertained the idea of a CBDC back in February. Now, the decision to ramp up their timeline coincides with other nations making strides in creating their own digital currency. China recently laid out its...

Apr 05 2021

Fei Protocol Launches Its StableCoin Project, Locking Up $1 Billion ETH

Earlier this Saturday, FEI Protocol held its Genesis event, successfully raising over 639,000 Ether -- approximately $1.3 billion -- in commitment for its stablecoin. The Ethereum raised for the project will be used as collateral to mint its stablecoins, which uses bonding curves to maintain a peg of $1. FEI’s protocol mechanism also allows for direct incentives, which is “more capital efficient, has...

Apr 03 2021

Gold NFT Pendant Offers Inventive Answer to Critics

Reading Time: 2 minutes A jewelry maker has created an NFT pendant out of an Apple Watch screen The 14k gold framed screen will display your NFT for the whole world to see The concept provides a tongue-in-cheek rebuttal of the argument that you can’t display an NFT...

Apr 02 2021

Why Proposed FATF Rules Could Be a Shock for DeFi

Dave Jevans, CEO of Cipher Trace, talks about what the new draft guidance from the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) means for DeFi, NFTs, and crypto in general. In this show, he breaks down: the six main areas the draft guidance covers, including the expansion of KYC regulatory standards into DeFi (1:07)...

Michael Jordan’s NFT Investment

Apr 02 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin blackrock blockchain btc crypto

PLUS: Goldman Sachs to offer clients bitcoin! With Bitcoin hovering just below $60k and Ethereum sitting just under $2k, it looks like April could be another bullish month in the crypto industry. In lieu of a typical introduction summarizing the week’s news, I am going to embed a tweet from the @Unchained_pod, the new Twitter handle for all Unchained content. Click the link...

NFT Sales Volume Plummets From Recent Highs: Is the Hype Over?

Only weeks ago, it seemed impossible for the digital art market to cool off. Throughout February, the non-fungible token (NFT) craze was in full spotlight, with the mania reaching its peak with the record setting $69 million Beeple auction. At its height, even Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk tweeted about selling his NFT. But as the novelty began to wear off and speculators moved...

Apr 01 2021

What Is Chainlink: Your All-in-One Guide

Connecting the on-chain and off-chain worlds has been a persistent problem for the burgeoning blockchain-cryptocurrency industry. By innovating what is known as Oracles, Chainlink promises to resolve this issue for good. To be optimally relevant for day-to-day purposes, blockchain-based smart contracts, dApps, and crypto-assets need to interact with the external world. The seamless exchange of […] The post...

NFTs: Everything You Need to Know Before Buying and Selling

Thinking of buying or selling an NFT? Here are some important things to keep in mind.

Mar 31 2021

LBRY Warns That SEC Lawsuit Could Be “Disastrous” for the Crypto Industry

This is because the conditions outlined in the complaint could classify most crypto tokens as securities.

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