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Apr 09 2021

Op-ed: Bitcoin has lost its altruism

Apr 09 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd ethusd guest post opinion

My first real relationship with Bitcoin started when I was living in a Costa Rican indigenous village. I had found a postcard advertising Bitcoin. At that moment, I had my first epiphany about this nascent technology. Blockchain represented a novel and valuable architecture that provided mankind with, at minimum, real monetary choice in this world in the form of non-governmental...

Mar 26 2021

From De-Fi and payments to NFTs: what is driving crypto’s value in 2021?

Mar 26 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption defi guest post nfts opinion

Insiders are understandably enthusiastic about the significant potential Decentralized Finance (DeFi) holds for its users. From lending crypto to others that need it in return for a yield, to taking out loans without ever needing to sign your name or interact with another human, to speculating with no broker involvement, to smart algorithms that can and optimize investment portfolios, De-Fi is set to...

Mar 24 2021

Seven Properties of a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

The popularity of Bitcoin and Ethereum puts a spotlight on the existence of blockchain technology. Many try to explore their potential and add new features that could potentially revolutionize the way people live. However, blockchain is not the only one of its kind. There are four others like it and all of them fall under the name Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)....

Tezos (XTZ) highly anticipated NFT platform, Kalamint, launches

Mar 24 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post nfts xtzusd

Kalamint will go live today and the first NFTs will be up for sale soon. Kalamint sets itself apart by building a quality community of...

Mar 23 2021

CBDCs do not threaten Bitcoin — their success might depend on it

Mar 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd cbdcs guest post

A little less than two years ago, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a research paper on the rise of digital money. Much of the text dealt with how Central Banks could mitigate potential risks that digital money and in particular stablecoins posed to the existing system. At the time, the paper’s inclusion of Bitcoin as public money...

Mar 22 2021

Cryptocurrency’s arrival on Wall Street: How the Coinbase IPO could impact the crypto ecosystem

Mar 22 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption analysis btcusd exchanges guest post

Bitcoin has been much of the market to new all-time highs as institutional investors pile into digital finance, but it could be the arrival of Coinbase, a leading crypto exchange, on Wall Street that may make a significant impact. Bitcoin may be the most dominant player in the world of cryptocurrencies, but Coinbase has grown into a market leader in terms of platforms...

Mar 18 2021

Why insurance is needed for DeFi, and what it looks like

Mar 18 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi guest post

NFTs busted the door to decentralized finance wide open. CGI artist Beeple (Mike Winkelmann) had already captured the headlines by selling his collections for over $6 million worth of ETH. But on March 11, Beeple broke another two ceilings - getting his NFT listed on traditional auction house Christie’s and selling it for an astronomically high...

Mar 14 2021

The big five NFT use cases

Mar 14 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  ethusd guest post nfts

Non-fungible tokens: The latest trend in the crypto world that’s got big brands like Nike, NBA, Formula 1, Louis Vuitton and more, taking notice and getting involved. They’re moving hundreds of thousands of dollars and projects are reaching record-breaking sales. Just a few months ago, records were in the 5 to 6 digit figures, such as the...

Mar 13 2021

Accredited investors and crypto: 5 things to know

Mar 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption guest post investments

Smart investors are looking to crypto. It's not that surprising. Each week it seems there's a story about another well-known institution embracing crypto, or big companies announcing they'll now accept Bitcoin or other alternatives. With the recent news around Bitcoin’s soaring prices, Mastercard's embrace of digital assets in its network, and Tesla's staggering purchase of $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin, it...

Mar 12 2021

Central banks are developing their own CBDCs, but what kind of CBDC does the world really need?

Mar 12 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption guest post

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend of cashless payments, with central banks racing to develop and test digital currencies. According to survey data released by the Bank for International Settlements, 80% of the world's 66 central banks said they are studying digital currency...

Mar 11 2021

How could Amazon Web Services be unbundled on Web3

Mar 11 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post technology

After 27 long years sitting atop the throne at Amazon’s headquarters, billionaire business tycoon Jeff Bezos has finally decided to call time and step down from his position as CEO – leaving control of his empire to Andy Jassy, who currently heads up the company’s web services department and has done since 2016. Amazon Web Services by nature has been the...

Mar 10 2021

Three reasons to ride the NFT wave

Mar 10 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post nfts

Why are so many people captivated by the blockchain and crypto world? It’s an infant compared to the traditional financial world; a little unsteady on its feet, still growing and trying to figure things out. Yet it’s thrilling to watch it evolve, to discover new realms and possibilities it’s crashing into, to witness it disrupt and break down traditional rules and barriers. To...

Mar 06 2021

Despite anti-social sentiments, the future can be made to be predictable

Mar 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post trading

There are many interesting and intriguing ways to make gains off the market. I don’t believe in the Holy Grail Theory, whereby one particular strategy is the end-all-be-all. Instead of one ideal strategy, a healthy mix of strategies that can be executed across several different markets works best. The most intriguing way to actually make money entails connecting the various dots across multiple...

Mar 05 2021

Feb 25 2021

Here’s why DeFi will future-proof India’s crypto ecosystem

Feb 25 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi guest post regulation

After less than a year of Indian cryptocurrency users enjoying unfettered access to the cryptocurrency markets, it now looks likely that the authorities will intervene once again. The Indian government is set to push through the Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2021 in the latest budget session of Parliament. Although the Bill’s exact contents have yet to be made public,...

Amazon, IBM, JP Morgan, Microsoft, and R3 Corda: The State of Enterprise Blockchain

Feb 25 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  enterprise guest post

What is the state of Enterprise Blockchain? Are we advancing? Are we stalled? Why? This article examines the state of the industry; this is not intended to be a comprehensive review, rather, the goal is to focus on the primary market participants. With this report-out for context, it then posits a platform strategy for industry success based on my multi-decade experience building platforms...

Feb 23 2021

Impermanent loss is a death sentence for DeFi mining

Feb 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi ethusd guest post

Decentralized finance is a prevalent industry that keeps reaching new milestones. Despite the appeal, no one can deny plenty of issues with the current DeFi mining model. In my opinion, we need to revamp this entire aspect by removing impermanent loss from the equation. DeFi Mining Has Issues One of the more popular aspects of decentralized finance today is the...

Feb 18 2021

First NFT auctions on Tezos (XTZ) take off: Plain colors selling for thousands of dollars

Feb 18 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption guest post xtzusd

Prelude – tzcolors is a new NFT website and marketplace that has been launched on Tezos. The post First NFT auctions on Tezos (XTZ) take off: Plain colors selling for thousands of dollars appeared first on CryptoSlate.

Feb 13 2021

USDtz to enable private stablecoin transactions on Tezos (XTZ)

Feb 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post stablecoins xtzusd

Prelude – zkChannels – a layer 2 scaling solution from Bolt Labs building on Tezos, will enable private transactions for USDtz and the whole StableTez token family. This means USDtz will become the first stablecoin to enable private transactions through the use of zkChannels and on-chain privacy amendments. The Haven Protocol, a Monero-based protocol was the first to enable stablecoin...

Feb 11 2021

One of the world’s biggest NFT marketplaces will soon begin minting on Tezos (XTZ)

Feb 11 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption guest post xtzusd

Prelude – OpenSea, a platform with the highest monthly volume in the NFT industry is going to be adding Tezos-based NFTs to their ecosystem. The post One of the world's biggest NFT marketplaces will soon begin minting on Tezos (XTZ) appeared first on CryptoSlate.

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