Tag: covid-19

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...

Oct 02 2020

Over 32,000 Bitcoins (BTC) Withdrawn From Crypto Exchange BitMEX After CFTC Charges

Oct 02 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news bitmex btc btceur

On Thursday, October 1, the U.S. CFTC filed a complaint against crypto exchange BitMEX accusing it of illegal crypto derivative trading and money laundering. Hours later, BitMEX...

Sep 04 2020

Indorse announces blockchain Hackathon tackling challenges posed by COVID-19

The massive global online hackathon will explore Blockchain technology's potential to respond to social, healthcare, and economic challenges posed by the pandemic. LONDON, UK, Sept 2nd, 2020 – Indorse, the leading platform focused on building, growing, and sustaining high-performance software engineering teams, is proud to announce the launch...

Jul 14 2020

Bitcoin: More Than an Inflation Hedge

In May, billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones of Tudor Investment Corp. announced in a letter to investors that his fund is buying bitcoin futures as a hedge against “The Great Monetary Inflation.” In his letter, he argued that the $3.9 trillion (6.6 percent of global GDP) printed by central banks since February has the potential...

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