Tag: covid-19

May 26 2021

Covid-19 Added To The Fed’s Pumping Of The Bitcoin Price

The pandemic was oil on top of an already burning inflationary problem, soon to grow into a wildfire.Well before COVID-19 first made landfall on American soil, the United States’ national debt stood at some $22 trillion, and the U.S. Federal Reserve had pivoted from an...

May 19 2021

The Bitcoin Cultural Revolution And Great Awakening Of Humanity

There are monumental changes coming to the world, and Bitcoin serves to defend the individual’s interest.The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the world and life as we know it. Restrictions on society by governments, including using masks and social distancing, has created a new normal. Lockdowns that have shut down small businesses, combined with inflation caused by excess money printing by central...

May 18 2021

How Has Covid-19 Contributed To The Rise In Bitcoin’s Price?

May 18 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin price covid-19 culture

There are various factors resulting from the pandemic that have influenced the bitcoin price.When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the globe at the beginning of 2020, many sectors were adversely affected. For instance, the hospitality and airline industries took a dip due to travel...

Apr 28 2021

Cricket Star Donates One BTC To Help India’s COVID-19 Fight

Apr 28 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  covid-19 culture donation india sports

Professional cricket star Brett Lee has donated one bitcoin to a fund offering relief for Indian hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases.Brett Lee, a professional cricketer for the Indian Premier League, has donated one bitcoin (worth about $55,000 at the time of this writing) to aid India’s ongoing battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.He was inspired by fellow Australian cricket player Pat Cummins,...

Apr 27 2021

Fintech in 2021: The Year’s Hottest Trends so Far, According to the Experts

2020 was a big year of change for the fintech industry. Is 2021 shaping up to be any different?

Mar 29 2021

New York to Accelerate Business Reopenings with Blockchain-Based COVID19 Passport

Mar 29 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  covid-19 news passport vaccine

New York State’s Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, announced the launch of a blockchain Covid19 passport to allow the voluntary sharing of Covid19 Vaccination and Test Status. The new passport, which will go by the name of Excelsior Pass, was developed in partnership with IBM using blockchain technology to ensure the authenticity, security, and privacy of [...] The post New York to Accelerate Business...

Feb 28 2021

OriginTrail Recognized for COVID-19 Supply Chain Solution

The World Economic Forum has recognized OriginTrail for its proposed blockchain-based solution geared towards supply chain maintenance of COVID-19 essential resources. OriginTrail submitted a proposal for the creation of a Trusted COVID-19 Essential Supplies Repository of certified and safe products that is vetted by blockchain technology....

Feb 25 2021

Bitcoin, The Alternative To Pandemonium

Right now, America is heating up. Our mass is collectively shifting and vibrating at a higher and higher rate, as we endure abrasive alterations in our lives. Catalysts in society serve as flames that heat up the environments of people and make changes occur. A lot of this heat is being applied by money right now. There is a large group of people...

Feb 05 2021

Why a Chinese New Year Sell-Off May Not Happen This Year

It's the year of the ox, and many traders and investors are holding their bitcoin in anticipation of a bullish market trend.

Jan 27 2021

ShareRing To Launch Open World Passport To Help Restore Travel

At a time when global travel restrictions are intensifying, there has never been a greater need for technology to come to the rescue, and ShareRing is proposing one innovative solution. The blockchain personal identification solutions provider is developing an Open World Passport with the aim of helping to reopen borders while solving privacy concerns for the user. The innovative solution includes secure proof...

Jan 14 2021

Multi-Trillion Dollar Stimulus Hopes Boost Bitcoin, Stocks

Jan 14 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis covid-19 joe biden stimulus

Bitcoin and stock markets jumped in anticipation of President-elect Joe Biden's plans for a COVID-19 stimulus package amid rising employment claims. Democratic Government Add More Stimulus The S&P 500 index gained 0.3%, trading at par with its all-time high value of $3,826.7. Bitcoin also pushed towards $40,000 yet again, favoring strong demand and Biden's stimulus news acting as a robust catalyst....

UK Man Offers Council $72M If He’s Allowed to Search Dump and Finds Discarded Bitcoin Trove

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  covid-19 hardware news uk

A UK IT engineer who mistakenly threw away a hard drive with around £210 million ($288 million) of bitcoin on it is applying to the local government to search wasteland for the device. Read more: UK Treasury Calls for Feedback on Approach to Cryptocurrency and Stablecoin Regulation

Dec 22 2020

Bitcoin, Stocks Nosedive Despite Incoming $900 Billion Stimulus

Dec 22 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  coronavirus covid-19 markets stimulus

The narrative for higher gains in the stock market, gold, and Bitcoin following more stimulus failed on Monday. Instead, a new aggressive strain of coronavirus took center stage, fueling apprehensions of...

Dec 16 2020

How to Launch a Margin Trading Exchange in Just 3 Weeks: B2Broker

Denis Umanets and Andrew Matushkin comment on how their new product allows anyone to open a margin exchange.

Dec 10 2020

The 20 Crypto Events That Defined 2020

However you look at it, 2020 was a year of seismic change for the crypto industry and beyond. The Black Swan that swept the world caused immense devastation, upending life for millions of people on every corner of the globe. To date, Coronavirus has claimed over 1.5 million lives, to say nothing of the economic...

Dec 07 2020

Blockchain-Based Immunity Passports Don’t Resolve Core Privacy Issues: Report

Dec 07 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  covid-19 privacy self-sovereign identity tech

Proposals for immunity or vaccine passes have resurfaced with promising news about vaccines, but the web standards they’re based on contain flaws.

Nov 19 2020

Has COVID-19 Vaccine News Decoupled BTC From Gold?

Nov 19 2020 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  bitcoin btc covid-19 gold technical analysis

The coronavirus pandemic has taken 2020 by storm and has led to a major panic in all markets: stocks, securities, forex, commodities, crypto, etc. Amidst any global event or uncertainty, the safe havens for investors are the negatively correlated assets to the market. Traditionally, these assets have been gold, USD, government securities, defensive stocks (health, food, utilities), and cash. Of late, Bitcoin has...

Nov 09 2020

The Biggest Macro Event Since March

Nov 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  covid-19 markets people podcasts the breakdown

According to the bright minds of FinTwit, the biggest event isn’t the U.S. presidential election but today’s Pfizer vaccine update.

Bitcoin, Equities React to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Announcement

Nov 09 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business coronavirus covid-19

Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine announcement for preventing COVID-19 has shaken Bitcoin and equities markets. ...

Oct 12 2020

IBM, VIDT Datalink Integrate Corona Safety Indicator Sensors

IBM, VIDT Datalink, and other project partners are excited to announce the use of a Corona Safety Indicator sensor which will help to identify poorly ventilated spaces where Covid-19 can thrive. These sensors will be integrated into their much-anticipated Internet of Environments project roll-out. This indicator, manufactured by Factory Lab, will greatly help in the battle against Covid-19 by measuring the air quality...

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